Reports to (role)
HR Manager (HoD if no HRM)
The Staff Health Manager is the focal point for all matters relating to the health of ICRC staff at regional or delegation level.
In line with ICRC staff health strategy and in collaboration with medical personnel, s / he promotes and maintains the physical and mental health of ICRC staff.
S / He implements the staff health strategy in seven identified domains : 1. Staff health policy; 2. Prevention; 3. Health care and medical emergencies;
4. Stress management and crisis situations; 5. Health insurances; 6. Management of medical information; 7. Monitoring, assessment and feedback.
Accountabilities & Functional responsibilities
If based at delegation level :
Assesses and supervises living conditions in the delegation and all sub-sites, promotes general hygiene standards (e.g.
housing, use of mosquito nets, water filters, hygiene standards of cooks and cleaners, nutritional advice).
Carries out health briefings for all new ICRC staff.
Evaluates the medical structures available and quality of services provided; identifies and monitors services for the referral and treatment of ICRC staff.
Provides advice and support to ICRC staff with health problems.
Provides advice on the medical needs of ICRC staff during transportation and coordinates medical evacuations from the field to the capital.
Liaises with the Staff Health Centre of Expertise (RH COE SAN) at ICRC headquarters and coordinates at local level in case of the repatriation of personnel out of the country.
Compiles guidelines and procedures to be followed during the medical evacuation of personnel from the field or out of the country.
Implements and supervises staff health policies and the ICRC HIV / AIDS programme (where applicable) at all sites under responsibility (delegation / sub-delegations).
Implements and follows up on ICRC stress policy.
Collects accurate and reliable data on illnesses, accidents and absenteeism, with a view to providing statistics on illnesses and the medical risks taken by all ICRC staff.
Reviews medical invoices for anonymization and approval of medical expenses.
Reports to delegation management and provides feedback and recommendations on issues related to the staff s health.
Carries out defusing and creates peer support groups following critical incidents in the field; follows up if further intervention is required.
If based at regional level :
Implements and supervises all the above activities in small and medium-sized delegations (under 300 staff) where a Staff Health Officer 1 / 2 is in charge of staff health.
People management responsibilities
Scope & Impact
Geographic remit : local level. In charge of more than 300 staff.
Geographic remit : regional level. Supervises the activities of small and medium-sized delegations (under 300 staff) across the region.
Supervises the staff health team if based at delegation level and all Staff Health Officers in the region if based at regional level.
Internally, interacts within the delegation and with RH COE SAN at headquarters.
Externally, maintains working relations with clinics / hospitals regarding staff health.
Certifications / Education required
Medical doctor (master s degree in medicine) orregistered nurse.
Fluent knowledge of English and French.
Computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel).
Professional Experience required
Typically 10 years professional experience, with at least 3 years clinical experience.
Experience in mental health and stress management.
Experience in medical evacuation and transportation.
Knowledge of tropical health and public health.
ICRC experience an asset.