Support Delegate – Baghdad / Erbil – IRAQ – H/F

  • Contract
  • # Irak

Mission  of  The  French  Red  Cross

The mission of the French Red Cross (FRC) is to prevent and alleviate all human suffering, and contribute to all efforts related to protection, social welfare, prevention, education and health care.
Context of the position:

The French Red Cross (FRC) is operational in Northern Iraq since 2013, especially in Dohuk, Ninewah and Erbil governorates so far; expansion of activities in Babil, Missan, Wassit and Souleymania governorates are currently being initiated. Initially focused on the influx of Syrian refugees, then on the IDP crisis and the challenging displacements and returns of population, FRC provides assistance in a range of sectors including WASH, livelihoods, shelter and relief. Current programming includes WASH (including COVID-19 response), Livelihoods (cash), and Disasters Preparedness and Disasters Reduction whilst opportunities to engage into Health thematic will also be explored in 2021. Mainstreaming of the capacity building of the Iraqi Red Crescent (IRCS) in its daily work is also a main priority.


Purpose of job
Under the supervision of the Administrative, HR and finance coordinator based, the support delegate will be in charge of the financial management and logistics of the ECHO consortium led by the French Red Cross and the consortium partners: the Iraqi Red Crescent Society and the Swedish Red Cross.

Administrative responsibilities of the expatriate

  • A. Accounting management
  • B. Finance management

Logistics responsibilities of the expatriate

  • A. Procurement:
  • B. Management of the national team:
  • C. Others

Ensure logistics support in organizing and conducting ECHO project activities
Participates to other tasks of the Admin / Finance / HR when the workload allows it

Hierarchical and functional links

Hierarchical link

  • The support delegate works under the direct responsibility of the Administrative, Finance & HR coordinator

Functional link

  • The finance delegate is in relation with the project manager, the logistic and program coordinators and their teams.

Expériences / Formation

Educational background and experiences:

  • Graduate or post-graduate degree in relevant field;
  • Previous knowledge of FRC and RC & RC Movement mandatory;
  • Previous experience in logistics and administration or any relevant experience;
  • Previous experience with ECHO is an asset,
Professional skills:
  • Communication, analysis and reporting skills;
  • English mandatory (oral and written);
  • Arabic is an asset (oral and written),
Personal skills:
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills;
  • Flexible and proactive;
  • Patient and good teacher;
  • Good relationship skills,


  • Location: Bagdad – IRAK
  • Length of assignment: 4 months
  • Start date : January 2022
  • Status: Expatriate

The French Red Cross reserves the right to fill the position before the closing date for applications.
As part of the terrorist financing and money laundering fighting system, any selected candidate may be subject to verification with our CSI Web subcontractor.


  • Passport valid for more than 6 months at the moment of departure
  • Up-to-date vaccination card / fitness for travel

Online training

To be better acquainted with the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, we invite you to follow two training sessions online, free and accessible to all. These training sessions constitute a real advantage for your application: WORC (The World of Red Cross and Red Crescent) is an e-learning course on the fundamental principles and operations of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. Its 12 modules address subjects such as the origin and history of the Movement, its fundamental principles, its emblem, the International Federation, the ICRC and national societies. It is dedicated to all profiles: volunteers, employees, members or people wishing to get more information on the biggest humanitarian movement in the world. Stay Safe is dedicated to every staff in a position to carry out international missions on behalf of the Federation or a National Society of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The course aims at developing a common culture of security management within the Movement in order to enable a better understanding of the main threats and risks for humanitarian actors in the field, and offers solutions to restrain their impact. You will find these lessons on the IFRC Learning Platform open to all by clicking on the following link:


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