Job Description



The Radio Operator facilitates telecommunication and radio messaging, makes constant follow ups on all field trips as per the internal procedures. He/she supports the information flow on all Security related issues.

This a national/resident position based In Mogadishu, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Operates all equipment for Voice (Tel, VHF, HF) and for Data communication (Lotus Notes)

· Facilitates radio and telecommunication contacts and permanent field follow-up according to internal guidelines

· Supports proactively information flow on security-related issues

· Manages the IT equipment based in the radio room

· Responsible for the telephone switchboard operations when need

· Follows up on all the dispatched mails/parcels to ensure that they are received at the planned destination and all

messages for the sub-delegation are well received

· Monitors all the field trips in Mogadishu as per the field trip guidelines

· Ensure that the field trip forms are completed, approved and dispatched to concerned structures and informs all

concerned parties about upcoming field trips

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

· Diploma preferably in Information Technology or Vocational Training in electronics, telecommunication or related field of study

· 2 years of experience as a radio operator or a related field of activity

· Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali languages

· Excellent knowledge of the geographically assigned environment

· Proactive with good planning assessment, organizational, Coordination and communication skills

· Ability to work under pressure

· Attention to details

· Excellent computer skills

We Offer

· A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization

· Training and development opportunities

· A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

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