Job Announcement

The Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) is an independent, non-political humanitarian organization that was founded in April 1963 and was established with presidential decree No. 187 in 1965. It was then recognized by the ICRC in 1969 and in the same year became a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

POSITION: SRCS First Aid Program Assistant

Department   :                 First Aid Program

Profession   :                    First Aid

Location   :                       Mogadishu-Coordination

Reporting to   :                SRCS First Aid National Officer

Liaising with    :                Health Department


The SRCS National First Aid officer will be responsible for the SRCS First program in SCZ and Puntland This includes Cooperation with ICRC First Aid, will plan & coordinate/participate 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 National Officer with the implementation of the SRCS First Aid Program. The SRCS FAPA will primarily be focused on ensuring the upkeep and accuracy of FA program statistics and records, providing program and project implementation support and maintaining frequency 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 in General nursing, Community/public health, health academic institution, Community development,social sciences, Computer Sceinces, Public adminstration or relevent fields
  • 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

Minimum 2 years relevant experience in a humanitarian or development organization and senior management with experience in public/community health, finance and Logistics

Language Requirement:              

Demonstrate proficiency in Somali and English languages

 Qualified candidates are invited to send their updated CV, cover letter, and copy of their certificates to: srcshrm@gmail.com

Deadline for Applications:  30 / 12 2019