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 Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world. Its mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and uphold human dignity especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies. It is present in every country and supported by millions of volunteers. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is dedicated to preventing and alleviating human suffering in warfare and in emergencies such as epidemics, floods and earthquakes. It is not a single organization. It is composed of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the 189 individual National Societies. Each has its own legal identity and role, but they are all united by seven Fundamental Principles. These principles are humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. Each component of the Movement is committed to respect and uphold them. The ICRC’s 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. It directs and coordinates the Movement’s international relief activities during armed conflicts. Established in 1863, it is at the origin of the Movement. The Federation inspires, facilitates and promotes all humanitarian activities carried out by its member National Societies on behalf of the most vulnerable people. It directs and coordinates its members’ actions to assist the victims of natural and technological disasters, refugees and those affected by health emergencies. It was founded in 1919.

Job Title: Radio Operator

Port Harcourt Sub Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.

Under supervision of the Finance and Administration manager, the Radio Operator operates the ICRC’s telecommunications equipment. S/he maintains radio contact and telecommunications between sites, vehicles and people so that the delegation can follow field movements in accordance with its programme and with security rules.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • 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
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

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Qualifications
SSCE /OND
Other Requirements

Education and Experience Required

  • Minimum of Secondary education
  • Diploma in ICT or 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 Basic mechanical skills

Desired profile and skills

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

Method of Application

Send Curriculum vitae, Cover letter and details of three referees to email below Clearly indicate “ABJ201900137 Radio Operator POH; 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

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 17.06.20, 16.30h. Late application will not be considered

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality,status, disability etc.

(Female candidates are encouraged to apply)

However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment

process.

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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
June 11, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Location
Rivers
Deadline
June 17, 2020
Specialization
Engineering/ Technical
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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