Water and Habitat Field Officer (Mount Hagen)

11 August 2017

 The ICRC offers interesting and rewarding work in a humanitarian and international environment. Under the supervision of the WatHab Delegate, the WatHab Field Officer contributes to the implementation and running specific Water, Sanitation and Habitat programmes and maintains contact with authorities, the population and the Papua New Guinea Red Cross Society.


  • ŸSupports in technical field assessments, organisation, implementation/construction, monitoring and reporting of WatHab projects
  • ŸMaintains contacts with interlocutors / authorities at field level (local Red Cross Branches, population, suppliers, etc.)
  • ŸProposes, elaborates and develop some WatHab field activities
  • Executes administrative, office and field technical work related to the project


  • ŸA degree or diploma in an Engineering field (construction, water supply, electricity)
  • ŸWork experience in a technical engineering/construction field
  • ŸAdvance Computer Skills(Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • ŸGood command of written and spoken English
  • ŸGood analytical, reporting and interpersonal skills
  • Current driving license
  • Good knowledge of the Highlands area

Your Profile

  • Motivated by humanitarian work
  • Respectful, open-minded and able to work in a team
  • Capacity for negotiation and communication
  • Able to work independently and take responsibilities for identified tasks
  • Skills and willingness to carry out some technical work in the field

To Apply

Please send a resume (providing at least three references) and cover letter by mail or email by 08/09/17. Please make sure to mention the reference title (WATHAB FO MOH 2017).

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Mount Kuta Road, Portion 488, Rabiamul
PO Box 955 Mt Hagen, Western Highlands Province

Email: moh_mount-hagen@icrc.org
Phone: 542 1653