• Contract
  • Mosul,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) - Baghdad





VACANCY: Movement Cooperation Officer

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organisation, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The ICRC is currently looking for staff for its operations in Iraq.

By joining the ICRC, you will:

  • Have an opportunity to practise your profession in stimulating, complex and sometimes challenging environments, where your work can make a difference.
  • Work with colleagues from various professional disciplines and in dynamic and collaborative workstreams, in support of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.
  • Represent one of the most renowned international humanitarian organizations in the world, promote humanitarian values and add to your sense of fulfilment in responding to people and communities affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.
  • Benefit from a competitive employment package, including different possibilities for career and personal development. (An onboarding course and continuous training will be provided.)
  • Receive a competitive compensation package, including a monthly salary and benefits (13th month salary, International Retirement Savings Plan, family medical coverage, life insurance, a mobility allowance as per policy, social security scheme and final gratuity).


Job Title: Movement Cooperation Officer 2

Position grade (ICRC system): B2    

Duty Station: Iraq – Mosul Sub Delegation

Reports to: Head of Sub Delegation

Duration of Contract: 1-year fixed-term contract (with the possibility of renewal based on needs and performance).

Date of Issue: 09.02.2023

Deadline for applications: 22.02.2023


The Movement Cooperation Officer 2 will contribute to establishing and maintaining a conducive working relationship with Iraqi red crescent society branches. She/he will contribute to the rollout of the Safer Access File and mainstreaming partnership and cooperation within the delegation, fostering productive relationships with the different technical departments, and the Participating National Societies (PNS) present in the Mosul sub–Delegation Area of Responsibility (AoR) (Movement Coordination).


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Contributes to developing and implementing the ICRC objectives for cooperation with the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (the Movement) in line with the ICRC’s (Iraqi red crescent society) Movement policies and ICRC Movement cooperation strategy.
  • Contribute to the rollout of the Safer Access File and mainstreaming partnership and cooperation within the ICRC, fostering productive relationships with the different technical departments, Iraqi red crescent society and the Participating National Societies present in Mosul SD AoR (Movement Coordination).
  • Contributes to implementing the operational partnership between the ICRC and the IRCS and PNSs by working closely with them to develop joint procedures and partnership agreements; develops the partnership skills of the ICRC and Movement partners.
  • Identifies the Iraqi red crescent society’s area of support to better set strategy and objectives for capacity-strengthening /enhancement and communicates them to relevant programmes.
  • Takes trips to the field to prepare and attend joint assessments and/or contribute to IRCS/Branch capacity-strengthening.
  • Maintains an open line of communication with IRCS technical staff on capacity-strengthening needs and support.
  • Contributes to maintaining a constant overview of the Movement’s activities, capacity and affairs; contributes to organizing various Movement meetings; supports the Movement Cooperation Coordinator and Head of Sub Delegation n issues related to coordination within the Movement.
  • Ensures that the IRCS provides operational and financial reports regularly and according to established formats and procedures; provides training and regular coaching in financial management and reporting to IRCS staff.


Education and Professional Experience required:

  • University degree or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent command (spoken and written) of English and Arabic. Knowledge of other languages spoken in Iraq is a strong asset.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of work experience in a field relevant to Movement Cooperation (inside or outside the ICRC).
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years’ experience as a Movement Cooperation Officer or 1 to 2 years’ international humanitarian work experience with the ICRC or any other Movement Component (NS and/or International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies).


Key Competencies:

  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good team player.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Adaptable to changes.
  • Personal development orientation.

How To Apply

How to Apply: All qualified and interested candidates should forward their applications with a detailed updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating email and phone contacts with a minimum of two professional references, a cover letter stating why you think you have the necessary skills and qualifications for the said job opportunity and your salary expectations. Marked to ([email protected]) with the subject line: SURNAME First Name/ Vacancy title.


Please note that:

  • Applications will only be accepted for Iraqi nationals.
  • The successful candidate will undergo a three month-probation period.


Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

NB: Should you not have received a response from the ICRC within one month of submission of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.


No Fee:

The ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process including application, interview, meeting or processing.

Deadline: 2/22/2023