All IFRC vacancies for positions in Geneva-based and field-based positions that are open to external applicants are advertised publicly on IFRCjobs under Current vacancies. All applications are handled online. IFRCjobs does not accept open applications.
The guiding principle in the selection of candidates is to ensure the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity
• We are committed to promoting diversity in our workforce. We do not discriminate on any grounds
• As a membership organization we aim to achieve a broad representation of nationals from member countries and to enhance gender balance
• We strive to provide a work environment where the contribution of each individual is valued
• As a rule selection of staff takes place on a competitive basis.
Apart from these common features of the selection process, each vacant position has its own specific requirements. These can be found in the position’s vacancy notice, which is based on an approved job description.
The recruitment process
Applications must be received before the vacancy notice closing deadline. In a normal recruitment process, which on average should take less than three months, the following phases are foreseen.