Medical Doctor in Duhok

Position: Medical Doctor (female candidate will be preferable)

Grade: 6

Duration of Contract: Open Ended Contract

Location: Iraq – Dohuk

Date of Issue: 17 August 2016

Deadline for applications: 29 August 2016


To ensure the work of the Health 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 the Manager to lead the team. The successful

candidate will need to deliver to a high standard, be resilient and have a positive “can do”


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The incumbent will undertake the following responsibilities under the direct supervision of

the ICRC Health Delegate in Dohuk:

Define and formulate the action and operational strategy of ICRC Health programs in Iraq by:

 Generalist

 Participates in setting medical/clinical procedures and/or

 Assist the program responsible / Health Delegate in assessing the needs of the health

structure / IDPs and in finding appropriate solutions

 Supervises Mentor medical staff working with

 Drafts written reports in relation to the medical programs, activities.

 Executes administrative and office work related to the projects and the general health


 Maintains contacts with health interlocutors in Dohuk governorate in coordination

with the HD.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

 University degree (medical)

 4 – 6 years work experience in a similar function

 Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English, Kurdish and Arabic

 Very good computer skills, incl. spreadsheets

 Good rigor, method and analytical skills

 Management skills

International Committee of the Red Cross

Desirable qualifications:

 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

professional backgrounds;

 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.

Key Competencies

 Delivering at Pace, Collaborating, Making Effective Decisions

 Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies

 Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings

 Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems

 Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others

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

multicultural environment

 Support you through ongoing learning and development opportunities

The successful candidate will submit to a three month probation period.

To Apply


 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.


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