Radio Operator Job in ICRC

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Abuja is looking for qualified candidates to fill the following positions:


Radio Operator Job in ICRC


Main Responsibility

  • Operate VHF & HF radios, sat-phones and maintain daily radio operations updated in the ICRC Field Mobile Database
  • Conduct radio checks as requested by the management
  • Monitor security and safety incidents and movement of the personnel during field trips
  • Monitor emergency frequencies in order to detect distress calls and respond to dispatching emergency equipment
  • Act quickly in the event of an emergency and contact relevant managers
  • Maintain a detailed incident log for security reports
  • Informs management immediately in case of unusual contacts

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in ICT, Electronic related field or equivalent training
  • 3 years’ experience in communications/Radio operations within NGO’s or similar function preferably with an International organization
  • Very good knowledge of Windows operated computers
  • Good knowledge of radio (HF& VHF) technology and satellite communication and radio security
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong sense of responsibility and autonomy with good organizational skills
  • Good knowledge of IS services, equipment markets and vendors in Nigeria

Personal Requirement

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Ability to work independently, capacity to take initiatives, ability to integrate change in a fast paced environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Organized, punctual and reliable
  • Sound ability to apply ICRC rules and working procedures

Please clearly indicate “Radio Operator” on the envelope.

Method of Application

Please submit your application (letter of motivation, CV, copies of certificates/diploma) to:

Administrator ICRC, Delegation Abuja

No 31 Pope John Paul II Street

Maitama, Abuja.

The last day for the submission of the applications will be 31.03.2015

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


The ICRC is an impartial, neutral, and independent international humanitarian organisation.


Closing Date: 31/03/2015