ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

ICRC in Dnipro

Please note that the ICRC is not a UN-system organization.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the Geneva Conventions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Please visit (link) for more information. In 2014 and recently, the ICRC expanded its presence in Ukraine. There are more than 600 ICRC staff working in Kyiv, Donetsk, Luhansk, Dnipro, Poltava, Lviv, Odesa and Vynnytsiya.

Vacancy Notice

The ICRC Delegation seeks to fill the following position: Health Field Officer 2

Based in Dnipro

AIM OF THE POSITION

Health Field Officer 2 contributes to implementing, running and monitoring the health program(s) in cooperation with the health team, according to the objectives set out in the delegation’s annual planning (Planning for Results) for a specific geographic area or field of activities. Based on the skills required for this position, s/he has the capacity to oversee programs with a degree of autonomy (eg delegations with remote management) and/or deliver services with autonomy (eg hospital settings) and contributes actively to planning and coordinating health activities at field level.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements health programs within his/her geographic area or field of responsibility/expertise.
  • Assists the Pre-Hospital Care Delegate, Health Delegate, Mental Health and Psychosocial Delegate or Health Coordinator or Health Project Manager in designing operational strategies and planning the health program(s) at local/facility and national levels.
  • Conducts assessments and regular field visits (when relevant) to monitor activities and health-related threats to the population.
  • Ensures proper management of information collected and appropriate, relevant reporting.
  • Participates in analysis of and reflection on the overall health situation; contributes to realistic project proposals in line with the delegation’s objectives and priorities.
  • Helps organize meetings; advises staff members on various matters such as culture, politics, the economy, security, etc.
  • Interprets at meetings and translates documents into local languages.
  • Liaises and builds networks with local stakeholders to facilitate communication on and coordination of activities, thereby ensuring more efficient implementation of health programs. Represents the ICRC vis-a-vis national authorities.
  • Understands and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
  • Understands and adheres to the ICRC Code of Conduct.
  • Understands the roles of the components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Respects and observes staff regulations and security rules at all times.
  • Represents the ICRC in a professional manner at all times.
  • Develops and maintains a pleasant and conducive working environment with colleagues and line managers.
  • Performs all duties with the highest level of confidentiality in the interest of the employees and the ICRC.

The tasks and responsibilities defined above are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on organizational needs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Certifications / Education requirements

  • Degree in any health field;
  • Qualifications in public health or health management a strong asset.
  • Fluent written and spoken command of both Ukrainian and English (at least B2 level), Russian is an asset;

  • License to practice in his/her own country.
  • Qualification as a trainer (eg in Basic Life Support (BLS), Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Emergo Train System, Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS) ) or First Aid) are desirable.

Professional experience required

  • 3 to 5 years of total work experience (including 2 years of clinical experience) with a minimum 2 years’ experience in the humanitarian sector.
  • Good connections with local health authorities or groups of interest for the ICRC.
  • Excellent knowledge of the assigned geographic area.
  • License to practice in the country of residence.

Personal Competencies

  • Genuine interest to work for the humanitarian sector;
  • High level of motivation, commitment to accuracy;
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and taking initiatives;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • strong sense of responsibility;
  • capacity to adhere to and to implement procedures;
  • Ability to work methodically with demonstrated analytical skills;

your profile

  • Genuine interest to work in humanitarian aid field;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service attitude;
  • Strong sense of autonomy and responsibility;
  • good team player.

We offer a rewarding and enriching work in a humanitarian and international environment, and also:

  • Initial training and on-boarding organized
  • Opportunity to work and grow in an international working environment in the humanitarian sector
  • Good working condition and competitive salary with benefits

Starting date: ASAP

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your CV, along with your motivation letter in English and salary expectations by email only to the attention of Human Resources Department

Deadline for applications: 07/08/2022

Only candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and/or interviews. No queries by phone please.

Tags: human resources, humanitarian law, mental health, project manager, psychosocial, ukrainian