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Radio Operator at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)



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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Radio Operator

Location: Damaturu. Yobe
Employment Type: Full-time
Grade: B1

Description 

  • Under the supervision of the Head of Sub Delegation, the Radio Operator operates the ICRC’s telecommunications equipment.
  • He maintains radio contact and telecommunications between sites. vehicles and people so that the sub-delegation can follow field movements in accordance with its programme and with security rules.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates all types of radio (VHF. HF) including phone/satellite equipment for voice and data communication.
  • Maintains daily radio and operations in the field mobile log.
  • Facilitates radio and telecommunication contacts and maintains a permanent field follow-up according to internal guidelines.
  • Immediately shares with management any information that can affect the operational activities of the ICRC.
  • Registers and treat incoming and outgoing information, confidentially, rapidly and with accuracy.
  • 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.
  • Is responsible for HFNHF radios and satellite phones and issues them to field officers when needed.
  • Examines and operates new equipment prior to installation in order to ensure that it performs properly.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Acts quickly in the event of an emergency and contact relevant managements to contain and help solve critical incidents.
  • Updates lists of field movements, messages transmitted, etc.
  • Maintains a detailed incident log for security reports and proactively maintains information flow on security related matters, forwarding to the management regular security reports.

Education and Experience Required

  • Minimum of National Diploma.
  • Diploma in ICT or Electronic, additional vocational training in electronics, telecommunication, IT or similar field will be an asset.
  • 3 years work experience.
  • Experience in communications/Radio operations within NGO’s or similar function preferably with an international organization.
  • Good knowledge of radio (HF & VHF) technology and satellite communication.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience.
  • Working proficiency in English and Hausa compulsory.
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint), collaborative spaces

Application Closing Date
22nd May, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:

And
Send their Curriculum vitae, letter of motivation, and Certificates to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org using “ABJ202400464 Radio Operator DAT” as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • Applications intended for this role that disregard the online application Ms Form will not be taken into consideration
  • The deadline for the submission of applications will be 22.05.2024, 16:30hrs. Late applications will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, gender, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • (The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment)
  • We welcome applications from all qualified candidates;Female &People Living with Disabilityapplicants are encouraged to apply.
  • ICRC will not request any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.





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