International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Radio Operator

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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is recruiting for Full time Radio Operator

Job Description

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation 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 International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Radio Operator

Location:
 Abuja

Job Description 
Independently operates all radio and satellite equipment for voice and data communication. Independently facilitates radio and telecommunication contacts and permanent field follow-up according to internal guidelines. Selects most efficient mean of communication (inside and outside ICRC), taking in account format electronic or paper), speed and price. 

Operates all machines for Voice (Tel, VHF, HF) and satellite telephone and maintains daily radio and operations in the field mobile log. Acts quickly in the event of an emergency and contact relevant managements to contain and help solve critical incidents maintain a detailed incident log for security reports. Registers and treats incoming and outgoing information confidentially, rapidly and with accuracy.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates all types of radio (VHF, HF) including phone/satellite equipment for voice and data communication
  • Maintains daily radio operations in the field mobile log
  • Facilitates radio and telecommunication contacts and maintains a permanent field follow-up according to internal guidelines
  • Respects international and national radio procedures when contacting other stations
  • Immediately shares with management any information that can affect ICRC operations.
  • Registers and treat incoming and outgoing information, confidentially, rapidly and with accuracy
  • Is responsible for ensuring that the correct languages are used when working with all types of radios
  • Selects the most efficient means of communication (inside and outside the ICRC) taking into account speed and cost
  • Conducts radio checks as requested by management
  • Keeps record and tracks of satellite equipment, portable radios and other equipment in the Radio Room and ensures that they are constantly in good working condition
  • Reports all faults or irregularities relating to the efficient functioning of the Radio Room and/or the equipment to the Radio
  • Operator Supervisor or the ICT Department

 

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    Other Requirements

    Education and Experience Required

    • Diploma in ICT or Electrical Electronic, additional vocational training in electronics, telecommunication, IT or similar field will be an asset
    • Experience in communications/Radio operations within NGO’s or similar function preferably with an international organization
    • Very good command of written and spoken English.
    • Very good knowledge of Windows based computers
    • Good knowledge of radio (HF & VHF) technology and satellite communication
    • Excellent knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
    • No prior criminal conviction

    Personal Attributes:

    • Capable and motivated to continuously update one-self on latest developments.
    • Strong sense of responsibility and autonomy with good organizational skills.

    Application Closing Date
    16:30hrs, 12th March, 2019.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org Clearly indicate "Radio Operator ABJ" as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)

    In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:

    • Qualification(s)
    • Current location
    • Languages you speak
    • Years of relevant experience
    • NYSC status

    Note

    • Late application will not be considered
    • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.
    • The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation 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.

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    About International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland and a three-time Nobel Prize Laureate. State parties (signatories) to the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977 (Protocol I, Protocol II) and 2005 have given the ICRC a mandate to protect victims of international and internal armed conflicts. Such victims include war wounded, prisoners, refugees, civilians, and other non-combatants.The ICRC is part of th...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    March 1, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Location
    Abuja Federal Capital Territory
    Deadline
    March 12, 2019
    Specialization
    IT/ Software
    Industries
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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