Traineeship in the Water and Habitat Unit

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Geneva, , CH


The post holder will be part of the Water and Habitat team and work within the ICRC Assistance Division at the headquarter level. He/she will participate in the development of the Unit’s activities by supporting the team in its day to day tasks and by developing technical standards, tools and guidelines.

Desired Profile

  • Interest in humanitarian issues
  • Educational background in the field of civil or environmental engineering
  • Know-how of project management and conceptualisation
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills
  • Literate in Microsoft Office
  • Writing skills and capacity to communicate scientific information to non-specialists
  • Proficient in written and spoken English, knowledge of French is an asset
  • Autonomy, flexibility, adaptability
  • Maximum professional experience: 1 year (2 years if including 1 year traineeship)


The position will be a full-time paid traineeship of 12 months, based at the ICRC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.