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Job Title: Health Field Officer I
No. of Post: 1
Duty Station: Zalingay
Closing Date: 12 Oct 2017


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an impartial, neutral and independent organisation striving to protect and assist victims of armed conflict and internal violence, has been working in Sudan since 1978. The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person for the position of Health Field Officer I for its office in Zalingay.



​Health Field Officer I contributes to implementing, running and monitoring the Health program(s), in cooperation with the Health team, according to the objectives set out in the delegation's annual planning (Planning for Results) for a specific geographic area or field of activities.

  Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists Health Delegate in running field activities related to the health program
  • Implements Health programs in his/her geographic area or field of responsibility.
  • Conducts field assessments and regular field visits to monitor activities and health-related threats to the population.
  • Facilitates field trips and helps communicate with the local population/victims/beneficiaries.
  • Ensures proper management of information collected and produces the subsequent reports.
  • Participates in analysis of and reflection on the overall health situation; contributes to realistic project proposals in line with the delegation's objectives and priorities.
  • Helps organize meetings; advises staff members in matters such as culture, politics, the economy, security, etc.
  • Interprets at meetings and translates documents into local languages.
  • Carries out logistical tasks regarding medical items, including for staff-health issues, and organizes distributions to beneficiaries in the field when required.
  • Liaises and builds networks with local stakeholders to facilitate communication on and coordination of activities, thereby ensuring more efficient implementation of health programs. May represent the ICRC vis-à-vis beneficiaries, local authorities, humanitarian players, armed groups, etc.
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Degree in medicine, nursing or other relevant health profession
  • Good knowledge of Sudanese health system
  • Additional vocational training in public health, humanitarian area, socio-economic development, humanitarian law, human rights or equivalent field will be an asset.
  • 2 to 3 years' work experience in a similar field.
  • Good knowledge of the assigned geographic area.
  • Advanced Conversational in English and Arabic
  • Well versed in geo-political situation in Sudan and how it affects the public health
  • Readiness to spend 50-75% of the time in the field
  • Driving license
  • Skilled in the following competencies: representing the ICRC; networking & communication; adapting & learning; responsibility & autonomy; communication (ability to express views and ideas); analysis & synthesis; security management

Interested candidates should submit their application (including C.V. in English and a motivation letter) before Thursday – 12 October 2017 at 04 pm on Sudanjob.net or to the following address:


  • ICRC reception                                                                              - ICRC ZALINGAY OFFICE
  • Street 33, House 16, Amarat - New Extension,           OR      - House N° 154, bloc 2/B, Hay As-Souq
  • P.O. Box 1831                                                                                - Zalingay


N/B:  Personal correspondences are non-returnable. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.