Human Resource Officer at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

On Friday, May 15th, 2015
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. 
It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. 
The ICRC’s Somalia Delegation in Nairobi implements the institution’s humanitarian activities in Somalia.

Reporting to the HR Manager, the HR Officer has a clear understanding of ICRC HR procedures and staff rules and regularly travels to the field to support/implement HR processes.
S/he is able to carry out the following roles:

Main Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with the HR Assistant and HR Manager, the HR Officer is responsible of the recruitment processes including reviewing the accuracy of the job description with the managers, preparing job advertisements for vacant positions, shortlisting, phone prescreening, interviews, participating in the selection decision, and job offer in accordance to procedures;
  • Has the overall responsibility of salary preparation/payment for the Delegation;
  • Is responsible for organizing all the logistics around trainings and developing and maintaining a training DB- while ensuring that all training are recorded in the HR software;
  • Is responsible for ensuring timely monthly reporting (headcounts, end of probation periods, end of fixed term contracts);
  • Is responsible for reorganizing and constantly updating the HR DOC Database in coordination with the HR Assistant and the HR Manager;
  • Is responsible of rigorously maintaining the staff security files up to date at all time;
  • Is responsible of providing the administrative support to the HR department: Maintaining all physical and electronic staff files, archives and general human resources files updated as well as keeping the HRIS updated at all time;
  • Is responsible of centralizing and managing accident cases with HR Geneva for the whole country and supervising and following up medical expenses.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management;
  • 3 years of experience in a position in a busy HR office;
  • Very good command of written and spoken English;
  • Somali speaking an asset;
  • Very Good level of Computer skills;
  • High sense of confidentiality and accuracy.
Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resource Department of Somalia Delegation on the belowmentioned address/email address before 29th May 2015. 
Please indicate the position title on the subject line of your application letter.

International Committee of the Red Cross
Somalia Delegation
Denis Pritt Road
P.O. Box 73226, Nairobi
00200 – Kenya

E-mail address: [email protected]

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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