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Job vacancies at ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

Welcome to the ICRC’s career site at Impactpool

Would you like to use your skills to help victims of armed conflict? We recruit a broad range of professionals throughout the year. You will find all our currently open positions on this page. To learn more about our various job categories and/or create a job alert, click on this link.

Our mission 

The ICRC helps people affected by armed conflict and other violence throughout the world. We do everything we can to protect their lives and dignity and to relieve their suffering, often with our National Red Cross and Red Crescent partners. To this end, we also promote and strengthen international humanitarian law and champion universal humanitarian principles.  

Our values 

Humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality: these seven Fundamental Principles provide the ethical, operational and institutional framework for the work of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. 

Job opportunities 

The ICRC is always looking for professionals in these areas: medicine and health care, forensics, engineering, water and habitat, agronomy, veterinary medicine, logistics, supply-chain management, economic security and relief, finance, IT, HR, humanitarian law and mine clearance. We also look for people with military or police experience and for interpreters in up to 20 languages. We have more than 20,000 staff, in over 100 countries, helping people affected by armed conflict or other violence.

What we offer 

Working abroad for the ICRC can be challenging, but it is also extremely rewarding. You will see the direct impact of your skills and efforts, while also learning from a diverse, multicultural team.  

We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, training opportunities and a structured and personal career path. Listen to our colleagues talk about their work at the ICRC:

How to apply 

Please visit our website,, where you can learn more, and in detail, about our recruitment criteria and benefits, FAQs, testimonials and more. You can apply for any of our jobs through our online application system, unless otherwise specified.

Meet us live 

Discover the ICRC through the experiences of our colleagues in the field and meet our recruiters live as they describe the various opportunities at the ICRC, the recruitment process, and what we are looking for. 


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