NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Somalia
Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Closing date: 10 Jan 2021




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About the Job

The Radio Operator manages the ICRC’s telecommunications equipment in the specified Radio room. 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.

This is a resident/national position based in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Follows communication and transmission activity via telecommunications equipment such as telephone VHF/HF radios

· Facilitates radio and telecommunication contacts and makes field follow-ups on all field trips according to internal guidelines

· Proactively supports information flow on security-related issues

· In charge of all the IT equipment found in the radio room

· Operates the telephone switchboard when need arises

· Follows up on all the dispatched mails/parcels until delivery at the planned destination

· Monitors all the field trips in Mogadishu as per the field trip guidelines

· Ensures that the field trip forms are completed, approved and dispatched to concerned structures

· Communicates and keeps tab on all upcoming field trips

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

· Secondary School certificate and vocational training in electronics, telecommunication or related field of study

· 2 years of experience as a radio operator in a busy environment

· Excellent knowledge of the geographically assigned environment

· Proactive with good planning assessment, organizational, coordination and communication skills

· Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali languages

· Ability to work under pressure

· Pays attention to details

· Proficiency in MS Office Suite

We Offer

· A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization

· Training and development opportunities

· A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

How to apply:

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 10th January 2021. Clearly indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message. **


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to ****

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