Health Field Officer (Barda)
JOB TITLE: Health Field Officer (Barda)
EMPLOYER: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-10-11 LAST UPDATED: 2021-10-11 DEADLINE: 2021-10-26

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian 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 endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

Health Field Officer – Barda

About the Job:

The Health Field Officer designs and implements First Aid and Health projects within the scope of the ICRC’s Health assistance objectives with supervision and coaching from his/her line manager. He/She monitors on-site works, carries out needs assessments and surveys.

This is a full-time position with the duty station in Barda.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Contributes to the implementation of First Aid Training
- Assist the Health team to define the orientations of the health program
- Identify, engage and maintain close coordination and collaboration with relevant local stakeholders (e.g. communities, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Emergency Situation, Movement partners) on emergency preparedness & response issues.
- Maintains strong working relationships and communication with Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society
- Drafts written report in relation to the health programs
- Participates in working meetings (external / internal)
- Executes administrative and office work related to the project
- Develops and maintains contacts with interlocutors: authorities at municipal/regional/national level, local/regional/national RC, population, suppliers etc.
- Interprets with accuracy in any situation and translates documents from English to Azerbaijani and vice versa
- And all other tasks the job may ask

Desired Profile and Skills:

- Medicine or Nursing school university graduate (Doctor or Nurse)
- Work experience in Emergency care and/or Primary health care would be an asset
- Knowledge about health care system in Azerbaijan (Ministry, Social care, Hospitals etc.)
- Experience as First Aid trainer would be a strong asset. Experience in training of trainers or adult education would be an asset. Experience in working with Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society, and/or with NGOs would be an asset
- Fluent in written and spoken English, Russian and Azerbaijani
- Very good computer literacy
- Good rigor, method and analytical skills
- Good knowledge of political, social and cultural assigned environment.
- Ready to work in rural communities.

How to Apply:

Qualified and experienced candidates are invited to apply. You may apply by sending your CV (in English), a cover/motivation letter (in English), and scanned copies of relevant diplomas/certificates to the e-mail Within the cover letter, the application should be addressed to the Human Resources Officer, Barda Sub-Delegation.

Your cover/motivation letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range.

Clearly indicate the position title “Health FO” in the subject line of your email message.

Deadline for receiving applications: 25.10.2021. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For additional information about the organization, please consult the ICRC website: Any specific enquiries about the position should be addressed to

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