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Discover job vacancies, consultancy opportunities and internships at the IFRC and learn what it’s like working for the world’s largest humanitarian network.

Why work for the IFRC?

Working for the IFRC, you’ll be a part of the world’s biggest and best humanitarian network—helping to save lives and bring about real and positive change in the world.

You’ll support our incredible volunteers, as well as the millions of people we reach every year through our disaster preparedness and response work, long-term services and development programmes.

You’ll have opportunities for continuous growth, developing your career through high-quality training and the option to take on stimulating assignments all around the world.

You’ll be inspired every day working in a vibrant, multicultural and inclusive environment in which diversity is highly valued and promoted.

You’ll work for an organization whose brand is iconic, known and trusted around the world.

And you’ll receive pay and benefits that are highly competitive within the humanitarian sector.

Highlighted vacancy

Director, IFRC Global Services Center, Budapest, Hungary

In preparation for the impending retirement of the incumbent Director, Global Services Center (GSC), which is based in Budapest, Hungary, IFRC has embarked on a process to identify a high-performing, seasoned and suitable individual who will provide global strategic leadership and direction to the GSC, covering related staff and services, leading the effort to build solid relationships  with key internal  and external stakeholders, and maintaining accountability in the spirit of  the Agenda for Renewal.  

SRI Executive, a reputable executive search firm with global reach, has been selected to help identify a suitable candidate for the position. Interested candidates can find additional information on this position and on how to apply via the following link

The deadline for receipt of application is 05 December 2022.
Applications from underrepresented groups are particularly welcome.

What do we expect?

At the IFRC, we are proud of our talented, motivated and diverse workforce. Beyond the required experience and qualifications listed for each specific role, we expect our staff to live and work by the following four core values:

  1. Respect for diversity: Treats all individuals and groups fairly and shows respect for all persons equally, without any distinction on the basis of nationality, race, religious beliefs, class, political opinions, or any other grounds.
  2. Integrity: Works in accordance with the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement’s Fundamental Principles in a transparent and accountable manner.
  3. Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates knowledge, professional competence, and technical mastery of relevant subjects. Displays self-control, perseverance and resilience in the face of pressure or adversity.
  4. Accountability: Honours commitments, and takes responsibility for delivering high quality outcomes.

The IFRC is committed to creating safe environments free of harm or threat to the dignity of our personnel and the people we serve. All staff, consultants and interns must sign and abide by our Staff Code of Conduct.


The IFRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process and applicants will never be asked to share banking details.