Position: Forensic Assistant
Duration of Contract: Fixed term contract for One year
Location: Iraq – Erbil (with availability to travel through Iraq)
Date of Issue: 08 August 2016
Deadline for applications: 17 August 2016
To ensure the work of the Protection department is managed efficiently and effectively in
line with an established guidelines. You will need to be an enthusiastic, flexible, committed,
and a resourceful colleague who can support Forensic Coordinator. The successful candidate
will need to deliver to a high standard, be resilient and have a positive “can do” attitude.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will undertake the following responsibilities under the direct supervision of
the ICRC Forensic Coordinator in Iraq:
Provides administrative assistance to Forensic Coordinator (logistic orders, filing, etc.)
Carries out standard verbal and written translations from English into Kurdish and/or
Performs various office duties on the computer
Drafts and types correspondence in English from and into national language Kurdish
and /or Arabic independently
Reviews/checks translations/ correspondence and performs editing tasks
Plans and organizes field trips, external consultants on mission in Erbil, courses,
Ensures follow up and updates of specific files independently
Required Qualifications and Experience:
University degree or professional diploma (university degree in Medical, Dentist, Public
Health will be preferable)
3 – 5 years’ work experience in a medicolegal field is desirable
Very good knowledge of written and spoken English, Kurdish and Arabic
Very good computer skills
Good communication skills
Good analytical skills
Very good organizational skills
Capacity to adhere to and implement process
International Committee of the Red Cross
Experience in communicating and working with a wide range of people, including people
of culturally diverse backgrounds.
good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills;
ability to draft clearly and concisely;
demonstrated gender awareness and gender sensitivity;
ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and
ability to work under pressure
personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility and drive for results;
Proficiency in Office applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Explorer.
Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems and actively shares relevant
Sets clear and achievable goals consist with agreed priorities for self and others.
Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others
Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress
Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity
ICRC Remuneration and Social Benefits: We offer
A monthly salary with benefits including 13th salary, medical coverage, training
opportunities and social security scheme
The opportunity to practice your profession in an international, humanitarian and
Support you through ongoing learning and development opportunities
The successful candidate will submit to a three month probation period.
Interested candidates should forward the apply button
Updated Curriculum Vitae
A cover letter stating why you think you have the necessary skills and qualifications
Please indicate the post title you are applying for. Applications will only be accepted with
valid residency and work permit in Iraq.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted, and engagement is needed immediately.
ICRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recruits on the basis of professional attributes only.
Candidates new to the ICRC, and Women are highly encouraged to apply.