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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:
Job Title: Radio Operator
Independently operates all radio and satellite equipment for voice and data communication. Independently facilitates radio and telecommunication contacts and permanent field follow-up according to internal guidelines. Selects most efficient mean of communication (inside and outside ICRC), taking in account format electronic or paper), speed and price.
Operates all machines for Voice (Tel, VHF, HF) and satellite telephone and maintains daily radio and operations in the field mobile log. Acts quickly in the event of an emergency and contact relevant managements to contain and help solve critical incidents maintain a detailed incident log for security reports. Registers and treats incoming and outgoing information confidentially, rapidly and with accuracy.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Operates all types of radio (VHF, HF) including phone/satellite equipment for voice and data communication
Maintains daily radio operations in the field mobile log
Facilitates radio and telecommunication contacts and maintains a permanent field follow-up according to internal guidelines
Respects international and national radio procedures when contacting other stations
Immediately shares with management any information that can affect ICRC operations.
Registers and treat incoming and outgoing information, confidentially, rapidly and with accuracy
Is responsible for ensuring that the correct languages are used when working with all types of radios
Selects the most efficient means of communication (inside and outside the ICRC) taking into account speed and cost
Conducts radio checks as requested by management
Keeps record and tracks of satellite equipment, portable radios and other equipment in the Radio Room and ensures that they are constantly in good working condition
Reports all faults or irregularities relating to the efficient functioning of the Radio Room and/or the equipment to the Radio
Operator Supervisor or the ICT Department
Diploma in ICT or Electrical Electronic, additional vocational training in electronics, telecommunication, IT or similar field will be an asset
Experience in communications/Radio operations within NGO’s or similar function preferably with an international organization
Very good command of written and spoken English.
Very good knowledge of Windows based computers
Good knowledge of radio (HF & VHF) technology and satellite communication
Excellent knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
No prior criminal conviction
Capable and motivated to continuously update one-self on latest developments.
Strong sense of responsibility and autonomy with good organizational skills.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org Clearly indicate "Radio Operator ABJ" as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
Languages you speak
Years of relevant experience
Late application will not be considered
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively
humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.