Ended Radio Operator

The Job

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence. Please visit www.icrc.org for more information.

The ICRC is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of:

Radio Operator

Contract type: Open Ended  

Level of Post: B1

Number of posts: 1 Post

Duty Station: Sa’ada


The Radio Operator operates the ICRC’s telecommunications equipment. 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.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Follows communication and transmission activity via telecommunications equipment.
  • Ensures constant contact with people moving in the field and takes appropriate action as stipulated under security rules and internal guidelines.
  • Proactively maintains information flow on security-related issues.
  • Updates lists of field movements, messages transmitted, etc.
  • Gives radio-related briefings if required.

Scope & Impact

•  Provides services at the (sub-) delegation/office/assignment level (local remit).


•Mainly interacts with ICRC employees, but may have some external contacts.

Certifications/Education Required

  • Good command (spoken and written) of English and/or French.
  • Good computer knowledge.
  • Vocational training in electronics, telecommunication, IT or similar field an asset.

Professional Experience Required

  • Good knowledge of the country and local terrain.
  • Some experience working with the ICRC an asset.


  •  Leadership                               
  •  Accountability                          
  •  People management                             
  •  Teamwork & Collaboration                               
  •  Representing the ICRC                         
  • Beneficiary & Client focused                 
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send the following:

  • A letter of motivation in English
  • A detailed C.V. in English
  • Copy only of the highest academic degree obtained + Work certificates

Disabilities are highly encouraged to apply

Please send your applications by email to sad_hr_services@icrc.org indicating in the subject line: Radio Operator

Applications with no clear indication of the subject will not be considered

Deadline to send your application: 12.12.2019

  • Employer: ICRC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Sa'dah
  • Posted on: 4 December 2019
  • Deadline: 12 December 2019