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 INVITING APPLICATIONS FOR CONTRACTUAL APPOINTMENT OF PROJECT CONSULTANT
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Application Closing Date:
8th June 2020

Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), established under the Parliament Act XV of 1920, is the largest statutory humanitarian organization that works as auxiliary to the Government and Armed Forces Medical Services.  It contributes to saving lives and protecting livelihoods, provides relief in times of disasters and other emergencies. The Hon’ble President of India is the President of the Society and the Hon’ble Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India is the Chairman of the Society.
It is proposed to use the expertise of retired officials, who are based in Delhi and are willing to work on contract basis for the position of 'Project Officer'  on a consolidated (all inclusive) salary (negotiable, based on available funding, expertise & experience of the incumbent).
Accordingly, applications are invited from retired officers of the Ministries/Departments under Government of India, in PSUs in the enclosed format for contractual appointment in the Indian Red Cross Society, National Headquarters with expertise in finance, audit and project management :

 2. (I) Officers should not have attained 64 years of age on the last date of receipt of application;
(II) He/she should be in sound health
(III) He/she should not be an accused in any pending inquiry and should be of impeccable integrity.
(IV) The assignment shall be for six months.

3. The willing and eligible retired officers may submit the application in the prescribed form along with self attested testimonials /certificates in support of their candidature to the Secretary General, Indian Red Cross Society, National Headquarters, 1-Red Cross Road, New Delhi-110001 by 8th June 2020.

4. The appointment is for retired officers/ officials, who want to work on contract basis. However, engaged incumbent may exit the contract after giving 30 days notice.  Similarly, IRCS may also dis-engage any incumbent after giving 30 days notice.

5. IRCS reserves the right to accept/ reject any /or all applications received in response to this notice without assigning any reason.

6. The working hours of selected incumbent shall be from 9.30 am to 6 pm.  However, in times of need one has to work beyond office hours and on weekends/holidays as well.

7. Excepting weekends and Gazetted holidays, they will not be entitled for any other leave except two days leave per month, which will not be encashable.

 

Closed Vacancies

1) Inviting applications for Hon. Legal Advisor of IRCS, NHQ [Closed]
Date of advertisement 29 October, 2019
Closing Date  18 November 2019

Indian Red Cross Society is a humanitarian organization and member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.  Under the provision of Rule 5(12) of the Indian Red Cross Society Rules 1994, framed under the Indian Red Cross Society Act, 1920, the Society is to appoint a Honorary Legal Advisor to advise it on its legal affairs.

Expression of Interest is invited in sealed superscribed envelop from Senior Advocates/Legal firms practicing in the Supreme Court of India, who may be willing to voluntarily offer their time to advise the IRCS (NHQ) on its legal matters.  A letter of Expression of Interest (EOI) including detailed profile of the individual/firm may be sent to the Secretary General, Indian Red Cross Society at 1-Red Cross Road, New Delhi latest by 18th November, 2019. Those who have applied earlier need not apply again and their application shall be considered.

INVITING APPLICATIONS FOR CONTRACTUAL ENGAGEMENT ON HONORARIUM BASIS [Closed]
Last Date of sending application has been extended to 08 November, 2019

Applications are invited from retired officers (not below the rank of Section Officers in GoI) of the Ministries/Departments under Government of India, or its equivalent officer in PSUs in the enclosed format for contractual engagement in the Indian Red Cross Society, National Headquarters .  Click here for details

 

Admissions for 28th batch of HP course through Ayurveda and Yoga [Closed]
Last date for applying: 03 November, 2019

The 28thbatch will commence on 19th November, 2019. The course will be held on Tuesday and Thursday from 06-08 pm at DMC building of Indian Red Cross Society, 1 Red Cross Road,  New Delhi. Personal discussion, if required, will be held on 05 November, 2019. Candidates who have applied earlier and were not selected, will need to apply again. The list of successful candidates for 28th batch shall be displayed on the notice board of DMC on 07 November, 2019 at Red Cross Building, 1 Red Cross Road, New Delhi -110001. (Ph: 011-23716916).
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Vacancy notice for First Aid Advisor – Delhi [Closed]

 

Last Date of sending application: 30 June 2019 

The First Aid Advisor would be Consultant of ICRC seconded to the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS).
 
The Indian Red Cross Society is a voluntary humanitarian organisation with a network of more than 1100 branches & units throughout the country, providing relief in times of disasters/emergencies and promoting a range of long-term services in areas such as health & care, disaster risk reduction, social inclusion, youth and volunteering.
 
The primary purpose of the First Aid Advisor will coordinate and support First Aid Programme volunteers to provide First Aid to the wounded and sick in the vulnerable communities with the objective to enhance community resilience in the times of emergencies.
                                               
Your responsibilities and main tasks:

  • Develop networking and maintaining with the First Aid Emergency Response Volunteers, Master Trainers and community stake holders.
  • Support branches for First Aid service delivery of wounded and sick due to emergency.
  • Responsible to implement action-oriented community based First Aid programme (including SERV, Youth, FAST) supported by IRCS, National Headquarter.
  • Support the state branches in preparation and implementation of Emergency Contingency Plan.
  • Support the state branches in developing, updating and implementing the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for First Aid programme.
  • Support for developing Plan of Action for the IRCS State branches and National Headquarter.
  • Responsible to support community based First Aid programme following project cycle management including assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting of the programme activities.
  • Implementation of accreditation for IRCS, National Headquarter First Aid trainings.
  • Experience of conducting need assessment of the communities during the disasters / emergencies preferably for the pre-hospital care needs.
  • Coordination for community based First Aid programme with the IRCS, State branches
  • Conducting monthly coordination meeting with the state branches and the annual meeting review meeting.
  • Documentation of minutes of meetings, trainings and field visits etc.
  • Report of the programme implementation and assessment based on indicators.
  • Filing of the programme documents under the guidance of the competent authority.
  • Support the First Aid related procurement as per the budget availability and IRCS National Headquarter polices.
  • Financial management for timely release of funds and settlements.
  • Logistic arrangement for the First Aid trainings and workshop.

 

Required Qualification & Experience:

  • Graduate degree with any discipline preferable in health discipline from a recognized university.
  • Minimum 5-years’ experience in community-based health programme.
  • Experience of conducting need assessment of the communities during disaster.
  • Experience of community based First Aid Programme and Trainings.
  • Candidates who have worked in the Red Cross movement or similar organization will be preferred.
  • Well versed to use the computer and use software like MS office etc.

 

Personal Profile:

  • Should possess excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity and high standard of personal conduct
  • Oral and written fluency in English language.
  •  Should possess good skills in PR, public speaking, negotiation & networking.
  •  Available for extensive field visits and willing to work in difficult zone.

 

ICRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. We recognise that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our organisation. We offer rewarding and enriching work in a humanitarian and international environment to all job applicants with no discrimination on the grounds of gender, race and disability.
 
Qualified applicants are requested to submit their motivation letter, comprehensive CV, work certificates and salary expectations, on DEL_HR_SERVICES@ICRC.ORG
 
Tenure of Contract: The initial contract will be until 31 Dec 2019, and subject to renewal of project and performance.  
 
Position open to Indian Nationals Only
 
Last Date of sending application: 30 June 2019           

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Inviting applications for Hon. Legal Advisor of IRCS, NHQ [Closed]
Date of advertisement 11 June, 2019
Closing Date  01 July 2019

Indian Red Cross Society is a humanitarian organization and member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.  Under the provision of Rule 5(12) of the Indian Red Cross Society Rules 1994, framed under the Indian Red Cross Society Act, 1920, the Society is to appoint a Honorary Legal Advisor to advise it on its legal affairs.

Expression of Interest is invited in sealed superscribed envelop from Senior Advocates/Legal firms practicing in the Supreme Court of India, who may be willing to voluntarily offer their time to advise the IRCS (NHQ) on its legal matters.  A letter of Expression of Interest (EOI) including detailed profile of the individual/firm may be sent to the Secretary General, Indian Red Cross Society at 1-Red Cross Road, New Delhi latest by 1st July, 2019.

 

Vacancy notice for Communications Manager – Delhi [Closed]

Last Date of sending application: 22 April 2019 

The ICRC Regional Delegation in New Delhi seeks to fill the position of Communications Manager.  The communications manager would be Consultant of the ICRC seconded to the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS).

The Indian Red Cross Society is a voluntary humanitarian organisation with a network of more than 1100 branches & units throughout the country, providing relief in times of disasters/emergencies and promoting a range of long-term services in areas such as health care, disaster risk reduction, social inclusion, youth and volunteering.

Working under the direct supervision of the Joint Secretary, IRCS in close coordination with the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) and the ICRC and guided by the new strategic development plan, the primary purpose of the Communications Manager would be to establish and implement relevant strategies and build and maintain the image of the Indian Red Cross Society, National Headquarters (IRCS NHQ) as well as that of the various state branches.S/he will have regular interaction with Movement partners; ICRC & IFRC. Will closely and regularly function with the communications department.

Your responsibilities and main tasks:

  •  Develop strategies, policies, plans and guiding documents to support IRCS communications activities with the support of the Communications and Resource Mobilisation (CRM) team to manage and enhance the IRCS image
  •  Define goals and deliverables of IRCS Communication Department
  •  Develop implementation plans for achieving communications objectives with appropriate tracking and development mechanisms
  •  Proactively manage and review changes in scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans for IRCS communications activities
  •  Proactively & continuously evaluate effectiveness of communications activities, and assess areas for interventions
  •  Produce timely updates, quarterly and monthly reports to be submitted to partners and senior management of IRCS
  •  Provide technical/editorial support, work with IRCS and branch leaders, local-government  agencies, community-based organisations and non-government organisations at different levels to create an enabling environment for IRCS Communications activities
  • Build and maintain relations with media
  • Plan, develop, manage budgets for IRCS communication programmes, projects and activities for effective implementation & identify potential crises with contingency plans and recommend subsequent budget changes
  • Liaise with Government at various levels, ICRC, International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) and other Red Cross Movement partners, other organisations/agencies specifically with communication teams in partner organisations

Required Qualification & Experience:

  •     Graduate or post-graduate in any stream with flair for writing articles and stories
  •     Minimum 7-year experience in a communications role
  •     Experience of office & project management
  •     Experience in producing leaflets and posters from design to publishing
  •     Experience in organising events/meetings on a large scale
  •     Photography, graphic design and video graphical skills

 

Personal Profile:

  •     Ability to work with multiple stakeholders – external and internal
  •     Financial knowledge and experience
  •     Should possess excellent analytical skills
  •     Integrity and high standard of personal conduct
  •     Oral and written fluency in English and Hindi
  •     Should possess good skills in PR, public speaking, negotiation & networking
  •     Should have good contacts with journalist in English & Regional newspapers
  •     Sound knowledge of managing websites & social media channels – Twitter, Facebook etc.

 

ICRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. We recognise that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our organisation. We offer rewarding and enriching work in a humanitarian and international environment to all job applicants with no discrimination on the grounds of gender, race and disability.

Applications are Closed

    Start Date of Contract: As soon as possible, after 20 May 2019
    End date of Contract: 31 December 2019
    Position open to Indian Nationals Only

Last Date of sending application: 22 April 2019           
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.