International Committee of the Red Cross Job Vacancy: Health Field Officer, Jakarta

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian organization whose mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence, and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the Geneva Conventions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It directs and coordinates the international activities by the Movement in armed conflicts and other situations of violence.

The ICRC Delegation in Jakarta is seeking a suitably qualified Medical Doctor with experience in Public Health to fill the position of Health Field Officer.

Main responsibilities


Gender Based Violence (60%)
The Health Field Officer will be in charge as the focal person for GBV programme
  1. strengthening institutional understanding of the issues regarding SV.
  2. providing advice on health issues to delegation management and other departments when needed.
  3. strengthening PMI, advice, training, workshops.
  4. advocacy and networking with high level interlocutors such as MoH and MOWECA.
  5. community response, sensitisation, training.
Integrated emergency response (30%)
  1. strengthening ICRC planning and response / providing support and advice.
  2. in collaboration with co-operation colleagues strengthen PMI.
Health in detention (10%)
  1. supporting activities linked to detention.
  2. advising on health care standards, training workshops.
  1. Understanding the Performance Management & Development (PMD) activities.
  2. Making sure that deadlines for the performance management cycle are met.
  3. Ensuring they receive ongoing and continuous feedback and support from managers.
  4. Planning and coordinating the annual leave making sure that there are no outstanding holiday balances at the end of the year.
  5. Taking responsibility for their own professional learning and development.
  1. Following up on all work-related messages and correspondence with the relevant contacts and departments.
  2. Collecting and sharing information so as to improve the ICRC’s understanding of the environment and humanitarian trends and responses.
  3. Representing the ICRC in an appropriate way during activities, in meetings and in the field, and avoids any activity that may reflect negatively on the ICRC’s image.

Background and Experience
  1. Graduate in Public health (MD)
  2. 6 years work experience in a field of public health programme management
  3. Good understanding of the Health system in Indonesia
  4. Fluent in spoken and written Indonesian and English
  5. Excellent computer skills
  6. Excellent analytical negotiating and interpersonal skills
  7. Confirmed capacity to assess field situation
  8. Ability to adapt to stressful and changing environments
  9. Ability to collaborate and work harmoniously with different departments
  10. Ability to travel extensively in Indonesia including to remote areas
  11. Sensitive to cultural diversity
Additional experience would be of advantage
  1. Previous experience working with humanitarian organisation
  2. Previous experience in project management
  3. Previous experience working in the field of support to victims of sexual violence
  4. Previous experience in programmes linked to places of detention /detainees
  5. Knowledge of Human Rights law
Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their application in English with cover letter, detailed CV to the Human Resources Department at the following email address: [email protected]  with the subject of HFO.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline to submit application: 17 October 2019
Starting date: ASAP