The ICRC information communication technology engineer carries out independently large computer and telecommunication infrastructures projects according to ICRC standards, gives technical support and training on ICRC ICT matters in the assigned country-ies.
He monitors the situation of ICT installations and, in consultation with the concerned hierarchy, takes appropriate measures to guarantee the proper functioning of the ICT set-up and the respect of ICT policies and procedures. In addition, he installs, maintains, exploits and adapts existing large ICT infrastructure and material independently. He also carries out intermittent tests on ICT equipment, hardware and software networks and other devices in order to ensure their optimal performance and standard configuration.
In addition to this, he manage and lead small ICT Teams. He contribute to the ICT national Staff recruitment and training.
Ideal age: 26 to 40
Prepared to accept unaccompanied postings (i.e. no spouse, partner, children or dependents) during the first 24 months of collaboration
Education degree in Telecommunications or any related field·
ICT management certifications (ITIL, PMP, Prince2)
Fluent in English and French
Three years of professional experience
Sound knowledge and experience of wave propagation
Driving license (for manual transmission vehicles)
Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Open-minded and adaptable
Responsable and well-organized
Strong interest in ICT Operations Management
Capable of running a team – natural leadership qualities – interest in diversity management
Able to and interested in training and supervising others
Excellent ability to work in a team and under pressure in a potentially dangerous environment
What we offer
An opportunity to practice your profession in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
Several training courses and access to further in-house and/or external training
Generous social benefits
Minimum length of assignment: 12 months
Please note that owing to the ICRC's working procedures and principles, in particular the principle of neutrality, we cannot assign personnel to a country of which they are a national.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.