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Health Field Officer – MT HAGEN OFFICE

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Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea

Medical and Healthcare, Non Government Organisations (NGOs)


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 conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC Mission in PNG – Mt Hagen is looking for qualified candidates to fill its vacancy for:

Health Field Officer – MT HAGEN OFFICE

The Health Field Officer will support the organization by implementing and monitoring the health objectives, with a specific focus on the sexual violence aspects of the programme.


  • Be aware of the mission/office health activities and objectives.
  • Be aware of Red Cross and tripartite Movement structure.
  • Be aware of the Protection of the Health Care (HCiD)
  • Be aware of activities of other departments within Hagen Office and the ICRC in general.
  • Liaise with health professionals and their representatives.


  • Experience with PNG Health system
  • Registered Nurse (Midwifery an advantage)Minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Previous experience with the ICRC or PNGRC is an asset.
  • Good communication in Highlands local languages and English


  • Ability to travel to all parts of the highlands and country if necessary (including overnight stays).
  • Willing to spend 60% of time working in the field.
  • Reliable, committed, responsible, punctual, flexible and adaptable.
  • Ability to work with different personalities.


Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8.00 to 17.00 / 40 hours a week
Starting Date: Immediately
Location: Mt Hagen, WHP - (No relocation benefits)


Pease send your resume (providing at least three references) and a cover letter by mail or email to the address below before 20th January 2019. Please make sure to mention the reference title.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
REF: Health Field Officer MOH 2019
Mount Kuta Road, Portion 488, Rabiamul
PO Box 955 Mt Hagen, Western Highlands Province


Phone: 542 1653

Please note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted, for a provisional Interview date of 25th January 2019Thank you for your interest.

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International Committee of the Red Cross

542 1653

PO Box 840 Mt Hagen, Western Highlands Province, PNG