Radio Operator

International Rescue Committee (irc)
  • Post Date: August 7, 2018
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Job Overview

About IRC (International Rescue Committee) :

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic well being, health, and power. The IRC works in 9 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 500 staff.

Job Description:

General Duties:

  • Implement and maintain IRC standard security and communications systems and procedures.
  • Provide technical support and advice to security guards and other security staff
  • Monitor and report on security developments and trends
  • Supervise security and communication personnel
  • Conduct training and development activities in accordance with needs and concerns
  • Actively coordinate and contribute to information exchange both internally and externally
  • Work towards the achievement of IRC goals in Afghanistan through effective managerial and lateral relations and teamwork.
  • Ensure understanding of roles, responsibilities, lateral relationships and accountabilities.
  • Constant monitoring of all assigned IRC channels and if needed with UN and other NGOs at that particular site.
  • Monitoring of convoys en route from one location to another.

Security & Communications Systems:

  • Assess and maintain security and communications in IRC facilities in consultation with security assistant, civil authorities, and technical experts.
  • ·Facilitate proper use and maintenance of common communications, including HF and VHF radio networks and other communication technologies.
  • Ensure all assigned communications equipment and systems are fully functioning.
  • Notification to IRC management of any and all irregularities or incidents in any way related to the security of IRC staff or property
  • Report on situational developments, risks, and concerns.
  • Establish, maintain, and/or facilitate links with existing incident reporting system(s) within field office. Between organizations.
  • Professional development, such as taking part in internal and external trainings.
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • 1-2 years’ security and communication related experience.
  • Technical competency and training experience in field-based communications systems (such as HF Codan, Motorola/ICOM VHF, Thuraya/Mobiq satellite systems)
  • Proven experience working effectively in complex security environments
  • Excellent diplomatic, communication, and reporting skills
  • Fluency in Dari , Pashtu and English (written, spoken, comprehension)
  • Computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, Access, and internet)
  • Ability to work closely, professionally, and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background
  • 12 Grade, University preferred

Submission Guideline:

The Subject line of your email must indicate the exact job location, vacancy number and job title. Interested candidates are requested to send their applications & CVs (NOT Educational and Work Certificates), to the attention of Human Resources Department to the following address or email us on (AF-Recruitment@rescue.org). Short listed candidates will be directly contacted for written test and after that for interview. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office – Kabul House 34, Street No.4 Taimani District 10, Close to Haji Mohammad Dad Mosque.

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Job Detail
  • Experience1 Years
  • GenderMale/Female
  • QualificationHigh School
  • SalaryBased on NTA Salary Scale
  • Contract DurationEnd of September (Extendable)
  • Vaccancy Number104-2018
  • Number of positions4
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