ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

ICRC in Vinnytsia

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The ICRC in Ukraine is looking for a Hospital Field Officer to be based in our sub-delegation in Vinnytsia and support the implementation of our Hospital programs. The delegation in Ukraine is scaling up its staff to answer the immense needs in the country and the delivery of our assistance programs.

As the Hospital Field officer, you will develop and implement the Hospital program activities and response to emergency programs in line with the delegation’s needs and guided by the organization’s objectives. You participate in developing, implementing, and monitoring the Hospital programs, evaluating their impact and making recommendations. You work under the supervision of the Health Coordinator and in close coordination with other Health Officers and the Hospital team. You will ensure the smooth, efficient operation of the department in cooperation with the health team according to the organization’s objectives. You are responsible for monitoring the health situation and actively contribute to designing the health response in your area of responsibility.

Your Responsibilities

Hospital and Weapon Wounded Health Activities

  • You collect weapon-wounded and other medical and surgical data through regular contact with identified facilities and identify new relevant data with new methods – monitoring media, connection with interlocutors or routine activities, etc.
  • You participate and regularly update on the mapping of health facilities around their intervention area and maintain an updated networking list.
  • You implement and follow up different health databases and records/registration to follow up their programs for hospital activities.
  • You analyze statistical information, identify patterns and provide recommendations on how ICRC could better assist civilians impacted by the current conflict.
  • You follow up on the health system reform for hospitals in your area of response to prioritize the needs for intervention.
  • You contribute and follow up on the assessment and requirements for contingency stock support for the influx of wounded in their program.
  • You participate when needed in capacity building/training, EPREP and or direct assistance if required within their area of intervention.
  • You facilitate translation for mobile staff, contact authorities, and correspondence follow-up (including donation certificates, requests, and others).
  • You support the development of IEC material when required in close collaboration with the COMs team.

Health Care in Danger (HCiD)

  • You develop a good level of understanding of HCiD, with regular contact with interlocutors to raise the profile of HCiD and monitor for specific issues, as well as provide input to the continuing development of HCiD strategy in Ukraine.
  • Assess and keep up to date the health facilities in HCiD issues according to ICRC tools, and you liaise closely with Protection department activities in the areas of competence.

Organizational work

  • Support of the Sub-delegation, Logistics, Reporting and Administration
  • Creating Supply Requests and following up on existing requests. All request supply requests creation are after a discussion and approval from the Health Delegate.
  • You relay with the sub-delegation logistic department and the country logistics on the issues related to medical supplies, preparation and distribution of medical stock in health facilities, according to operational priorities and observing ICRC logistics procedures.
  • You keep the health department files well organized and up to date in the internal information management systems and physically, following up on stock of materials, drugs, sets, kits and others in close collaboration with coordination and logistics teams.
  • You actively contribute to analyzing the security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to the ICRC and share relevant information with colleagues.
  • You report events and changes within the region that could impact ICRC’s activities and hence provide sound elements to the Sub-Delegation that allow establishing objectives and priorities.

  • You work with other departments for a holistic approach or support them with requested health-related information.
  • You ensure a follow up on all work-related messages and correspondence with the relevant contacts and departments.
  • You keep up to date on the delegation’s objectives and have a good knowledge of the Movement and other contacts relevant to your role & position.
  • You collect and share information to improve the ICRC’s understanding of the environment and humanitarian trends and responses.
  • You appropriately represent the ICRC during activities, in meetings and in the field, and avoid any action that may reflect negatively on the ICRC’s image.
  • You take responsibility for your own professional learning and development.

Your Profile

  • Degree in Medicine with a certification as a Nurse or Doctor, with sound knowledge of surgical hospital care, hospital management, trauma management, nursing care, hygiene management and drug/pharmacy management.
  • 3 – 5 years of working experience with thorough knowledge of the Ukrainian Health System.
  • Significant knowledge of hospital management methodologies, including design, implementation, analysis and reporting.
  • An excellent level of written and spoken Ukrainian and English knowledge of Russian will be an asset.
  • Good level of computer applications, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Effective interpersonal communication and proven capacity to train and communicate knowledge
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel, doing field visits covering the ICRC field sites around the base location.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt; Capacity to be creative, innovative ‘out of the box thinking, and able to convert concepts into practical, pragmatic, meaningful actions based on objectives to reach and requirements to respect;
  • Good communication skills and the ability to facilitate interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration, integrating various competencies, including the ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations;
  • Able to work under pressure in a volatile setting, and ability to manage security and identify risky situations;

We expect you to have the ability to work with different groups, partners and nationalities. You are self-motivated with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles. You are flexible, enthusiastic and have the willingness to learn from others. You are at ease working independently and working in a team set-up. You can represent the ICRC, and you are keen to know in detail about the ICRC mandate, understand the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, International Humanitarian Law and other humanitarian topics and principles that will support you in your field of work.

Our Offer

  • A unique and rewarding opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment in the humanitarian sector.
  • A competitive salary and benefits based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework.
  • Training and development opportunities to strengthen and grow within the organization and your professional field.
  • An opportunity to develop and strengthen the quality of the services provided to our beneficiaries and support our staff members’ professional and personal development.


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

Deadline for applications: 27/10/2022

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

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