International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Experience: 5 to 10 Years
Skill Required: HR and Admin
Apply By: 09-02-2023
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with a network of 192-member National Societies. The overall aim of the IFRC is “to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.” The IFRC works to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters, health emergencies and other crises.
IFRC is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (Movement), together with its member National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The work of the IFRC is guided by the following fundamental principles: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality.
IFRC is led by its Secretary General, and has its Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The Headquarters are organized into three main Divisions: (i) National Society Development and Operations Coordination; (ii) Global Relations, Humanitarian Diplomacy and Digitalization; and (iii) Management Policy, Strategy and Corporate Services.
IFRC has five regional offices in Africa, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Europe, and the Americas. IFRC also has country cluster delegation and country delegations throughout the world. Together, the Geneva Headquarters and the field structure (regional, cluster and country) comprise the IFRC Secretariat.
Senior Officer HR in Emergencies – under line management of the Regional HR Manager will provide –seamless, high quality, value-adding HR in emergencies services and advice that support response operations while ensuring fair and consistent treatment of employees and compliance with HR policies and procedures. H/She will also work closely with the Regional team in Health, Disasters, Climate & Crises (HDCC)Unit in managing rosters of IFRC-wide regional response capacity, including regional HR assets available for emergency response deployments.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Human Resource (HR) Coordination:
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Capacity Building and staff Development
Knowledge, Skills and Languages