At the ICRC, we recruit three kinds of staff: mobile field staff, resident headquarters staff and resident field staff.

Below you will find everything you need to know about our contract types and our recruitment process, which differ for these three types of staff.

CONTRACT TYPES

  • Mobile field staff

Mobile field staff are hired on a Swiss-based contract and can be deployed to work in any country where there is an operational need. Mobile field staff typically change country with each new assignment.

All current job openings for mobile field staff are accessible on this career site.

Please note that mobile field staff cannot be assigned to a country of which they are nationals.

  • Headquarters staff

Headquarters staff are hired on a Swiss-based contract to work in a specific position at our head offices in Geneva. There are no nationality restrictions.

All current job openings for positions at headquarters are accessible on this career site.

  • Resident field staff

Resident field staff are hired on local contracts to work in a specific position in a specific country.

Please note that these positions are not published on our career site. If you wish to apply for a resident field position, please contact the ICRC delegation in your country of residence.