International Committee of the Red Cross

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Stand: C07

 

The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and at the same time promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law. 

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About International Committee of the Red Cross

The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and at the same time promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law.

More than 1,600 people are currently on field missions for the ICRC across the globe, backed up by some 11,000 nationally employed staff. Around 950 people work at the headquarters in Geneva, supporting and coordinating operations.

We recruit a wide range professionals such as health personnel, engineers, logisticians, interpreters, finance and HR managers and programme officers (delegates).

Selection criteria is dependent on the position in question, but in general candidates should have a minimum of two years professional experience (more for certain specialized roles), and be fluent in English plus another operational language i.e. French, Spanish, Arabic or Russian.

Candidates should be passionate about humanitarian work and prepared to accept unaccompanied postings for the first two years.

For reasons related to the ICRC's working procedures, in particular its principle of neutrality, the ICRC's expatriate staff cannot be nationals of or originate from the countries to which they are assigned.

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