Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Closing date: 14 Apr 2022

Please note that this job is not based at HQ.

Region: Global Deployment Option

What We Do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and at the same time promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.

Your role

As a Hospital Administrator, you are responsible for managing all non-clinical departments in the ICRC supported hospital. You are part of the hospital management team and you work closely and under the supervision of the Hospital Project Manager. You are managing human and financial resources, consumables & equipment related to the hospital activities. You ensure proper administrative organization within the hospital and make certain that the required resources are available and used in the best possible way as per ICRC institutional guidance and protocols. You contribute to establishing plans of action, implementing them and monitoring the results.

Main Responsibilities

Finance and administration

Ensures accurate financial and administrative follow-up according to ICRC standards
Collects and analyses data to ensure proper reporting and take corrective measures when required for proper project implementation
Contributes to the annual project planning process
Ensures the compliance and respect of the ICRC administrative procedures of the hospital team

HR management

Leads and manages the ICRC resident hospital team in cooperation with the ICRC HR Manager
Recruits and hires resident staff according to national labour laws and procedures
Produces job descriptions and appraises the resident hospital team staff

Logistic and stock management

Manages all hospital supplies from ordering, stock management and dispensing
Coordinates equipment and infrastructures functioning, including proper maintenance systems in collaboration with the relevant specialists
Ensures the daily delivery of quality support services

Education And Experience Required

Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Degree in hospital/health structure management & administration
Minimum 3 years of working experience in hospital management & administration
Solid experience in hospital administration, including finance, HR and supply chain and stock management
Fluency in English (min B2 level)
Fluency in another language of ICRC interest: French, Arabic, Spanish, Russian and or Portuguese
Previous experience in international humanitarian experience and/or development experience in low-resource setting (NGO’s, IO or charity organization)
Previous experience within the Red Cross & Red Crescent movement is an asset
Computer proficiency

Desired Profile And Skills

Able to work under pressure and lead a multicultural team in a complex environment
Good communication skills, creative thinking, flexibility and negotiation capabilities
Change management skills to promote and ensure safe practices and working environment
Positive, flexible and able to adapt to challenging living conditions and/or unstable security environment

Our operational context

In line with the principle of neutrality, the ICRC dœs not assign personnel to a country of which they are nationals
Our field staff members must be in good health and will have to do a medical check-up prior to departure in the field
Our field staff members are prepared to accept unaccompanied postings (i.e. no spouse, partner, children or dependents) for at least the first 24 months
In line with our security guidelines, our staff members must hold a manual driving license

Why work for the ICRC

Our organisation started with a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since the beginning. We hire professionals with strong humanitarian motivation to help people affected by armed conflict and other violence.

Our Offer In a Nutshell

Rewarding work in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
A two-week orientation course and other opportunities for further in-house training
Attractive social benefits
Be part of the ICRC talent pool and be contacted for future assignments globally

How To Apply

Your complete application should include:

Your CV – clearly specifying your national and international experiences, duration, roles and responsibilities
Your Cover Letter – stating your motivation for joining the humanitarian world and the ICRC
A complete profile with the following documents uploaded in the system:
Your passport(s) copy
Your manual driving license
Copy of your academic diplomas and certificates
Copy of your valid license/registration (if applicable in your country of residence)
Copy of your work certificates/employment records

How to apply:

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