Staff Health Officer — Based in Kuala Lumpur

22 September 2021

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

It directs and coordinates the international relief activities conducted by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in situations of conflict. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

The Staff Health Officer is the focal person for all matters relating to the health of ICRC staff (both, national and international staff) in the 2 Regional Delegations of Kuala-Lumpur and Jakarta. In line with ICRC staff health policies and in collaboration with the Regional staff health coordinator and medical experts in the HQ, S/he promotes and maintains the physical and mental health of the ICRC staff working for Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia and Jakarta/Indonesia regional delegations.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • The Staff Health Officer is the focal person for all matters relating to the health of ICRC staff in the Regional Delegations.
  • In line with ICRC staff health policies and in collaboration with the Regional staff health coordinator and medical experts in the HQ, S/he promotes and maintains the physical and mental health of the ICRC staff in Malaysia and Indonesia.
  • She/he is in charge of staff Health promotion and disease prevention (medical briefing, first aid kits and training).
  • She/he will oversee the emergency preparedness and case management (referral hospitals, Medevacs, Hotline 24/7).
  • She/he will oversee Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support (MHPSS) for staff, working in partnership with the regional staff psychosocial support coordinator in the implementation of the staff health strategy (prevention and support).
  • She/he will ensure organizational preparedness and cases management of COVID-19.
  • She/he will provide support to the ICRC crisis management mechanism and provide support to individuals in the aftermath of critical incidents following existing SOPs.
  • Perform regular field visits to guarantee quality and harmonization of staff health services in all sites and subsites.
  • Liaise with Health Insurance companies.
  • Administrative tasks: ensure record-keeping related to medical, managing staff's medical claim and assist on Staff Health-related budget planning.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Registered nurse. Medical doctor (master's degree in medicine) is an asset.
  • 6 years overall professional experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of clinical experience;• Fluency in English.
  • Experience in mental health, stress management.
  • Knowledge of public health systems of Malaysia and Indonesia is added advantage.
  • Experience with occupational health, medical evacuation, tropical health is desirable.
  • Proficiency with MS-Office and internet tools.
  • Good rigour, method and analytical skills.
  • Management skills.
  • Willing to travel 50% of her/his time, as per needs (domestic as well as international).
  • Keeps strict medical confidentiality.
  • Respect for medical professional ethics and regulations.

WE OFFER

  • A national contract with competitive compensation and social package.
  • A challenging job in a learning organisation with development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to be part of an internationally renowned humanitarian organisation.

HOW TO APPLY

  • This position is open only to Malaysian Residents. Closing Date: 13 October 2021
  • Please send the following documents in English Language to the ICRC Kuala Lumpur via email to HR Department at KUA_HR_Unit_Group@icrc.org
  1. Motivation Letter
  2. Resume/CV, details and contact number of three referees
  3. Copies of educational and employment certificates
  4. Current and expected salary

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for tests and interviews.