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 is mandated to work in countries affected by armed conflict or other situations of violence. The ICRC is present in over 100 countries and has some 20,000 staff.

In 2014, the ICRC expanded its presence in Ukraine. We have over 900 staff working across the county in various professional fields.

About the job

The ICRC Health Department is recruiting a FA&PHEC Health Field Officer (First Aid & Pre-Hospital Emergency Care) based in Dnipro. In close cooperation with the team members and line managers, the FA&PHEC Health Field Officer will mainly be responsible for executing field tasks to assist in the implementation, running and monitoring of department`s projects. Based on the skills required to this position s/he has the capacity to oversee programs with a degree of autonomy (e.g., delegation with remote management) and/or deliver services with autonomy (e.g., hospital settings) and contributes actively to planning and coordination health activities at field level.

Start date: Starting Date 01 November 2023

Your Tasks and Responsibilities

    •  Daily follow up, together with the Delegate and Program Manager, of the political/general situation in the country, with particular attention to health-related issues.
    •  Contribute to designing, implementing and regularly following-up on projects (within the department).
  •  Conduct assessments and regular field visits to monitor activities and health-related threats to the population.
  •  Budget monitoring and monthly reporting to the Delegate responsible.
  •  Preparation and follow up of medical orders, with good knowledge of ICRC internal logistic and administrative procedures.
  •  Available to travel at short notice to other places in the country, to evaluate needs and/or bring assistance.
  •  To maintain regular contact with medical interlocutors in the area of assignment (authorities, International Non-Governmental Organizations, staff in health facilities), support and, if necessary, translate in English for other members of the department during internal or external meetings.
  •  Support with preparation and interpreting during seminars.
  •  Together with the Health Delegate(s), Program manager and the Health Coordinator, provide support to SD mobile staff for health needs as required.
  •  Contribute to the health contingency planning.
  •  Advises on cultural politics, general situation and share relevant information related to the context.

What we offer you

  •  Employment contract according to Ukrainian labor law
  •  Flexible working arrangements
  •  Annual paid 20 working days’ vacation
  •  Competitive salary based on your qualification and experience between 50000 and 79000 UAH
  •  Medical insurance for employees and family
  •  ICRC Institutional training
  •  Individual development covered by ICRC
  •  Foreign language courses
  •  Convenient office location in the city center

About you

To be successful as FA&PHEC Health Field Officer in the Health Department, you should possess the following qualifications and experiences and have the following characteristics:

  •  Ukrainian citizenship or permanent residence permit in Ukraine
  •  Degree in medicine or nursing, pharmacist.
  •  Good knowledge in public health or health management is a strong asset.
  •  Fluent written and spoken command of Ukrainian (Russian) as well as English language.
  •  Good computer knowledge (outlook, excel, word, Power Point etc.)
  •  3
  •  5 years of total work experience, including 2 years of clinical experience.
  •  2 years’ experience in humanitarian sector is desirable.
  •  Good connections with local health authorities or groups of interest for the ICRC.
  •  Excellent knowledge of the assigned geographic area.
  •  Self-motivated with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles
  •  Flexible, enthusiastic, and willing to learn
  •  Ability to work independently, as well as effectively under supervision
  •  Confidence in managing projects and staff
  •  Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks
  •  Ability to work within a diverse team and establish and maintain good working relations in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, and multi-disciplinary environment

Interested? Yes? Then apply.

Please submit your CV in English, along with your motivation letter and salary expectations, to the attention of the ICRC People and Culture Team. Please label your CV with your first and last names (First Name LAST NAME).

In addition, please complete the compulsory ICRC questionnaire. The questionnaire is available through the following link: (Click on the link or copy the link into your internet browser.)

Your application will be considered only once you have completed the ICRC questionnaire and uploaded your CV in English.

Application deadline: 28 September 2023

Only candidates meeting the abovementioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and/or interviews. No inquiries by phone, please. Due to the urgency of the position, the ICRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

ICRC is Equal Opportunity Employer giving the highest priority to staff safety and security.

Qualified female and male candidates are encouraged to apply for the position.


By oytq5