ICRC International Job Vacancy: Forensic Assistant, Jakarta - Indonesian

Vacancy Notice

The ICRC Regional Delegation in Jakarta seek to fill the following position:

Forensic Assistant (Indonesian)

Job purpose

Provides administrative assistance to Forensic Regional Manager in accordance to forensic strategy in Asia Pacific Region.

Main responsibilities


Training support

  • Translating from English to Bahasa and vice versa training material (including presentations, forms, exercises, programs, etc
  • Providing simultaneous translation of presentations, meetings, trainings, workshops, roundtables and interactions between Forensic Regional Manager and participants in the trainings also preparing regular meetings, including monthly meetings with the Asia Pacific Forensic Team.
  • Assist the planning, preparation and implementation of training with external stakeholder as needed.
  • Assist in the sensitization of staff and others on forensic issues relevant to the ICRC and help sensitize ICRC staff and relevant external stakeholders on issues related to Humanitarian Forensic Action.
External Relations 
  • Supports and assist Forensic Regional Manager during meetings and field trips
  • Supporting with the preparation and organization of field visits to forensic facilities.
  • Providing simultaneous translation of interactions between Forensic Manager and representatives. (Bahasa)
  • Supports during the documentation and gathering of information during the visits and assessments.
  • Supporting with the reporting of results of assessments of forensic facilities. (medicolegal and judicial system)
  • Assist with scheduling of offsite appointments and organization of Forensic Manager agenda.
  • Participate and contribute towards maintaining an optimal team environment.

Media Monitoring
  • To monitor some of the international media (including social media) by identifying information relevant for the Asia Pacific Region with particular focus on forensic issues.
  • Translating local media documents relevant to forensic activities, upon request from Forensic Regional Manager.


Support on writing minutes of meetings, activities report, BMR, among others institutional reporting related to Forensic Activities in the Asia Pacific Region.

  • Develops and maintains a pleasant working atmosphere with colleagues and superiors.
  • Participates in internal meetings.
  • Maintain and organize records of Forensic files.
  • Assist and support Forensic Manager in terms of forensic stock management.
  • Assist and support Forensic Manager in internal administrative process.
  • Interact with forensic assistants and or field officers in the Region.
  • Advises on culture, politics, general situation and share relevant information related to the context.
  • Presents synthesis of problematic succinctly and accurately.
  • Understands the three components of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement
  • Applies the security rules at all times
  • Respects and observes staff regulations of the ICRC in Asia Pacific Region
  • Performs duties and tasks not covered in this job description and provide support to other departments when necessary.
Selection requirements and experience
  • University degree or equivalent required. Specialization in the forensic or health sector an asset (i.e. medical or dentist doctor, nurse, public health officer, etc.) also can be a biology or anthropology degree: Any background on forensic sciences or a with very good administrative skills is desirable.
  • 3 - 5 years work experience in a medicolegal field is an asset.
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English and Bahasa.
  • Very good computer skills
  • Very good communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Very good organizational skills
  • Capacity to adhere to and implement process
Your profile
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work, with capacity to engage, persuade and influence others
  • Enjoying personal credibility and irreproachable/exemplary conduct track records. High ethical values
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to create and maintain partnerships at all levels of the delegation, both with staff and managers
  • Robust analytical and organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities in an autonomous manner
  • Excellent sense of negotiation
We offer a rewarding and enriching work in a unique humanitarian institution in an international environment and also:
  • Initial training and on-boarding.
  • Possibilities of participating in a transformation working environment and to share best practice and experiences with other colleagues of your field of expertise.
  • A competitive salary with benefits
Starting date: February 2018
Qualified applicants are requested to submit their comprehensive CV and letter of motivation in English, as well as salary expectations, by email only to: dja_hr_services@icrc.org.

Deadline for applications: 3rd of December 2017.

(Only short-listed candidates will be contacted)