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Forensic Programme Assistant
 Duty Station: Wad Madani
 Closing Date: 28 Nov 2023


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an impartial, neutral, and independent organisation striving to protect and assist the victims of war and internal violence, has been working in Sudan since 1978. The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to fill the position of Forensic Programme Assistant in Wad Madani




The Forensic Programme Assistant, under the supervision of the Forensic Specialist 2, contributes to implementing forensic programmes and activities in line with the ICRC’s Forensic Strategy. The ICRC promotes Forensic best practices and ensures the proper treatment and identification of the deceased, in order to help prevent and resolve the tragedy of people unaccounted for because of armed conflict, other situations of violence, disasters and migration. 

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provides technical and administrative support for forensic programmes and activities at the delegation.
  • Organizes the logistics and prepares materials for training courses and workshops.
  • Ensures the delegation has sufficient forensic materials and publications.
  • Participates in forensic-related meetings, briefings and training sessions for staff and relevant external stakeholders.
  • Provides oral and written reports on forensic issues; prepares mission reports. 
  • Disseminates ICRC information/messages on forensic science and humanitarian action.
  • Supports the Forensic Specialist in organizing the delivery of Forensic material assistance. 
  • Contributes to establishing and maintaining contacts with the Sudanese Red Crescent Society, following up on their activities and on their needs for ICRC support. 
  • Supports in establishing and maintaining contacts with Forensic and other authorities as relevant. 
  • Participates in the forensic/protection field missions and training forensic sessions organized by the delegation to sensitize or train state and non-state responders on the forensic best practices.
  • Provides direct translation during the meetings, sensitization and training sessions when required, ensures the translation of the received forensic correspondences from Arabic to English and the training and communication material from English to Arabic

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in medical, biological or forensic sciences.
  • Fluent command of English.
  • Experience in forensic case work.
  • At least 3 years' proven experience in forensic practice.
  • Proven skills and experience in communicating/raising awareness on forensic issues and ability to adapt messages to different audiences.
  • Training sessions and workshops coordination.
  • Reports writing.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to send their complete files only in English (CV, motivation letter and certificate) on Sudanjob.net before or on Tuesday, 28th November 2023 at 04 pm.

 The recruitment office will not consider any applications which are not received directly on Sudanjob.net.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates

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