POSITION: SRCS First Aid Program Assistant

Department:                 First Aid Program

Profession:                   Administrative Assistant

Location:   Mogadishu-Coordination

Reporting to:                SRCS First Aid Manager

Liaising with:                Health Department


The SRCS FA Program aims at providing timely and effective first aid services during emergencies, in accordance with the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.This involves activities such as training of first aid volunteers and communities, as well as maintaining specialized teams which are ready to deploy in case of medical emergencies. Generally, all these activities require planning, coordination, and participation in the implementation of the of first aid trainings for both branches and communities.

General activities 

The SRCS First Aid Program Assistant (FAPA) at the coordination level is responsible assisting the First Aid Manager with the implementation and follow up of the SRCS First Aid Program. The SRCS FAPA will primarily be focused on ensuring the administrative upkeep and accuracy of FA program statistics and records, providing program and project implementation support and maintaining frequent communications with the wider FA network around Somalia.


  • Maintains a national First Aid database, including training, activity, response and volunteer details
  • Tracks and reports on branch stock levels, regularly communicating with First Aid Focal Points, First Aid National Officer and ICRC First Aid Field Officers
  • Provides administrative support to First Aid and Prehospital Emergency Care projects
  • Provides administrative support to regular First Aid program activities
  • Assists the First Aid National Officer in the collection and collation of training, activity and response data
  • Communicates frequently with First Aid Focal Points to ensure the accurate upkeep of training and response records

Skills and Competencies  

  • Is aware of the SRCS objectives and activities
  • Understands the Movement mandate and is able to communicate it to interlocutors or beneficiaries/audiences
  • Understands the three components of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement
  • Respects and observes the staff regulations of the SRCS

Experience and Knowledge 

  • University degree or other equal certification
  • Good command of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel is required
  • Experience in the field of Pre-hospital/hospital care an asset
  • Experience in FA training an asset
  • Excellent program implementation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English & Somali as well
  • Knowledge and experience of First Aid is an added value
  • Knowledge and experience of Red Cross Red Crescent is also and added value
  • Age: 28 – 50 years inclusive
  • Qualified candidates are invited to send their updated CV, cover letter, and copy of their certificates to:srcshrm@gmail.com

Deadline for Applications: 20 / March, 2020