Job Description

Please make sure to apply through the provided link after pressing "Apply". ICRC will only consider applicants that come through the ICRC blog. Purpose: The Forensic Programme Assistant contributes to assisting the implementation of forensic programmes and activities in line with the ICRC’s Forensic Strategy and set-up in the Middle East Region. S/he supports the forensic specialist in addressing humanitarian concerns related to strengthening and supporting the forensic structure and Medico-Legal System in Iran and contributing to the ICRC multidisciplinary response to missing persons in conflicts, disasters, and migration. S/he is the focal point for forensic information management, event organization, project support and internal and external communications. Key Responsibilities: ● Provide technical and administrative support for forensic programmes and activities. ● In charge of forensic information management documentation and archiving. ● Collect, compile, translate and interpret information about forensic files: medico-legal system and forensic services assessment, migration, emergency, and conflict. ● Participate in forensic-related meetings, seminars, delegation meetings, and training sessions. ● Organize the logistics and support training sessions and workshops on forensics issues. ● Disseminate ICRC information/messages on forensic science and humanitarian action. ● Follow up on work-related correspondence with the relevant contacts and departments. ● Contribute to the department’s reporting.


● Experience in forensic casework. ● At least 3 years of proven experience in forensic practice. ● Proven skills and experience in communicating/raising awareness on forensic issues and ability to adapt messages to different audiences. ● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Medical, Biological, or Forensic Sciences. ● Fluent command of English. ● Work or volunteer experience in international organizations or NGOs is an asset.

Employment Type

  • Full Time


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