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

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 the Hospital Project Manager (HPM), you lead the Hospital Management Team (HMT) and coordinate the hospital project related matters.

You are responsible for implementing the hospital project in coherence with the set objectives and strategies, ensure an integrated use of policies, procedures and management practices in order to meet the set goals. In coordination with the hospital team, you are putting in place a plan of actions, mobilizing the necessary human and material resources, monitoring and reporting on achievements. In addition, you take all necessary corrective measures to ensure the proper implementation of objectives as required.

Main responsibilities

Coordinate the hospital project and all ICRC internal and external relations linked to the project
Develop plans of action, lead their implementation and, when required, adapt the orientation of the project to fulfil the objectives
Lead the ICRC Hospital Team and facilitate internal communication at all levels
Represent the ICRC hospital project amongst local authorities and other relevant stakeholders for issues related to the project
Have overall responsibility for the development and implementation of the project
Make relevant contributions to ensure a proper continuum of care between the primary, secondary and tertiary level of health care, including physical rehabilitation
In collaboration with the Hospital Team, ensure accurate data and information collection and analyse it for adequate implementation of the hospital project within the frame determined by the delegation
Ensure a systematic and accurate reporting system for all hospital activities
In cooperation with the country Health Coordinator, define budget and follow-up on the costs and all human resources issues for the hospital project
Identify training needs and oversee the creation of capacity-building programs and their implementation

Education and experience required

Strongly motivated by the humanitarian world
Degree in Medicine/ Nursing (minimum of 3 years of study for nursing degree)
Valid medical or nursing license to practice
Degree in Hospital Management or equivalent, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience
Proven experience in project presentation and negotiation
Fluency in English (Min B2 level)
Fluency (Min B2 level) in another language of ICRC interest: French, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese and/or Russian
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

Solid experience in the humanitarian project management cycle
Positive, flexible and able to adapt to challenging living conditions and/or unstable security environment
Good organizational skills, capacity to manage and work within a multicultural team in a challenging 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 considered 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

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the “Apply” button below and create/sign in to your account!

How to apply:

Please apply here:

Categories: NGO Jobs