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Purpose of the post


The Deputy Head of Sub Delegation assists and supports the Head of Sub Delegation in managing the ICRC Sub Delegation (approximately 140 staff) and implementing ICRC objectives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), and has responsibility for programmes such as Health, Physical Rehabilitation, Cooperation with Pakistan Red Crescent Society and Communication.




  1. University degree or equivalent

  2. At least 6-8 years of overall professional experience

  3. Computer proficiency (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  4. Capacity to carry out complex activities

  5. Fluent in written and spoken English, Urdu and Pashto

  6. Excellent analytical skills

  7. Very good communication skills

  8. Autonomous



  • Operates under the supervision of the Head of Sub Delegation.

  • Contributes to analysing the humanitarian, political and security environment in order to identify humanitarian needs in the area of responsibility, and to defining the sub delegation's operational strategies and objectives.

  • Is in charge of implementing and monitoring operational issues, programmes and activities under his/her responsibility, in coordination with the respective heads of departments.

  • Contributes to representing the ICRC, interacting with a number of external stakeholders (e.g. humanitarian actors, Government authorities, representatives of the security sector).

  • Contributes to defining and implementing the Sub Delegation's security rules, in line with the overall security framework established by the delegation.

  • Ensures timely and accurate internal reporting.

  • Manages staff from the departments under supervision.

  • Acts as Head of Sub delegation during the latter's absence.

  • Maintains contacts with relevant ICRC staff of the ICRC Delegation in Islamabad

  • Assumes responsibility for important or complex files, projects, programs

  • Represents ICRC in multilateral and bilateral meetings.

What we offer:

  • Market competitive salary package and social benefits.

  • An open ended contract.

  • Multinational and multicultural working environment in a congenial setting.

  • Extensive opportunities for learning and development through internal and external sources.

How to apply:

Should you fulfill the above-mentioned requirements and be interested for this position, please submit your cover letter and complete application online latest by 30 September 2018.



The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an equal opportunity employer.

Equally qualified females are encouraged to apply.

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.