28 Oct 2019

Radio Operator at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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The Radio Operator is responsible for operating the ICRC telecommunication equipment in monitoring the movement of the ICRC vehicles – cars, airplanes – to and from the field trip, and around Nairobi.

She/he facilitates telecommunication contacts between the ICRC sites, and people using radio, telephone and other monitoring tools.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Maintain HF continuous communication with ICRC mobile stations and personnel in the field for locations, status, and security reports;
  • Ensure that the laid down Radio communication procedures is strictly adhered to;
  • Monitor Mobile Stations, ICRC Aircraft movement and Information Technology Local Area Network using the recommended monitoring tools;
  • Assist in training of Radio Communication operations to users in the Delegation and the greater region when called upon;
  • Conduct periodic equipment inspections and routine tests to ensure that operations standards are met;
  • Attending to Telephone calls during the Night, public holidays, and other times in the absence of the Switchboard operators;
  • Maintain the Regional Delegation’s weekend permanence.

Minimum Requirements and competencies

  • Diploma in Radio Telephony and communication or any other related qualification;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar job from a reputable organisation;
  • Qualified Air operations communicator;
  • Basic skills in telecommunication troubleshooting;
  • MUST be Computer Proficient.

How to Apply

The interested candidates should submit their applications on or before the 8th November 2019 at 4:30 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (Certificates, Diplomas etc) and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Nairobi Delegation, HR Department via: E-mail: [email protected]

The reference Radio Operator must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying & attach the required certificates & other supporting documents, your application may not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates and no one should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. May the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to ICRC HR Department through the recruitment contact.

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