Job Description

About the Job

The Radio Operator facilitates telecommunication and radio messaging, makes constant follow ups on all field trips as per the internal procedures. He/she supports the information flow on all security related issues.

This a national/resident position based In Mogadishu, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates all equipment for Voice (Tel, VHF, HF) and for Data communication (Lotus Notes)
  • Facilitates radio and telecommunication contacts and permanent field follow-up according to internal guidelines
  • Supports proactively information flow on security-related issues
  • Manages the IT equipment based in the radio room
  • Responsible for the telephone switchboard operations when need
  • Follows up on all the dispatched mails/parcels to ensure that they are received at the planned destination and all messages for the sub-delegation are well received.
  • Monitors all the fieldtrips in Mogadishu as per the field trip guidelines
  • Ensure that the field trip forms are completed, approved and dispatched to concerned structures and informs all concerned parties about upcoming field trips

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

  • Diploma preferably in Information Technology or vocational training in electronics, telecommunication or related field of study
  • 2years of experience as a radio operator or a related field of activity
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali languages
  • Excellent knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
  • Proactive with good planning assessment, organizational, coordination and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to details
  • Excellent computer skills

We Offer

  • A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework.

How to apply:

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address sokrecruitment@icrc.org.Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range.

The closing date is 6thOctober2019. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to sokrecruitment@icrc.org.