Integrity Adviser - Tenders Global

Integrity Adviser

ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) - Baghdad

Integrity Adviser


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, independent, and impartial international humanitarian organization, which assists and protects victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC is currently looking for staff to support its operations in the Republic of Iraq.


By joining the ICRC, you will:

  • Have an opportunity to practise your profession in stimulating, complex and sometimes challenging environments, where your work can make a difference.
  • Work with colleagues from various professional disciplines and in dynamic and collaborative workstreams, in support of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.
  • Represent one of the most renowned international humanitarian organizations in the world, promote humanitarian values and add to your sense of fulfilment in responding to people and communities affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.
  • Benefit from a competitive employment package, including different possibilities for career and personal development. (An onboarding course and continuous training will be provided.)
  • Receive a competitive compensation package, including a monthly salary and benefits (13th month salary, International Retirement Savings Plan, family medical coverage, life insurance, a mobility allowance, social security scheme and final Gratuity).



Duty Station:  Baghdad, Iraq.

Duration of Contract:  open-ended

Position grade (ICRC system): B3       reporting to: Head of Support

Date of Issue: 04 October 2022                     

Deadline for applications: 20 October 2022




The Integrity Adviser helps fostering an organizational culture of ethics, integrity, and an inclusive work environment, anchored in ICRC values. The main task is to support the promotion and implementation of ICRC Iraq delegation’s integrity framework. This framework includes capacity building trainings concerning the promotion of ICRC values and the prevention of misconduct.


Main duties and responsibilities


  • Supports the implementation of the Code of Conduct Framework and Integrity Roadmap at the delegation level and provides guidance and support to managers and staff in the delegation on their questions related to the Code of Conduct and Code of Conduct policies and related guidelines.
  • Conducts capacity building activities within the delegation through information sharing, dialogue, and training with an aim to:
    • Enhance staff awareness and understanding of their roles and responsibilities in nourishing a culture of integrity.
    • Foster positive ambition for principle based ethical decision-making.
    • Support staff in making ethical choices when fulfilling ICRC mandate and commitments towards affected populations.
  • In coordination with the delegation’s Code of Conduct Facilitator and the Regional Integrity Advisor, supports the delegations in identifying training needs and development and implementation of a training plan; tracks and evaluates training efforts and training completion rates.
  • In collaboration with the Code of Conduct Facilitator and Regional Risk and Compliance Officer, ensures that operational risks are assessed by delegations as well as Ethics, Risk and Compliance root cause analyses on misconduct are regularly and appropriately translated into prevention activities at the delegation level.
  • Feeds back trends and analyses relating to integrity to the Code of Conduct Facilitator and the Regional Integrity Advisor.
  • Supports operational departments in due diligence assessments of partner organisations.


Scope and Impact

  • Remit: Responsible for all Integrity promotion activities in ICRC’s Iraq Delegation (all the sites).

The role will require travel to all ICRC sites in Iraq

  • This role does not conduct investigations on misconduct cases reported to the Ethics,

Risk and Compliance (ERCO) Unit. 

  • The role is focused on prevention and promotion.

Education and Professional Experience required

  • 5 years working in a humanitarian organization or private-sector industry with relevant exposure to

and experience in compliance management (risk, policy, training and/or ethics).

  • University degree in: Law, Social sciences, HR, Psychology, Ethics, Business management, Management, Philosophy, Organisational development, or Teaching.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English is a required. Kurdish language is an asset.
  • Planning and Organizing.
  • Analytical skills.


How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should send their application to [email protected] and write in the

subject line “Surname, First name/ Integrity Advisor”. The application should contain:

  1. a current Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating email and phone contacts,
  2. a cover letter stating why you think you have the necessary skills and qualifications for this position and your salary expectations.
  3. a minimum of (2) two professional references,


Please note that:

  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Applications will only be accepted for Iraqi nationals.
  • The successful candidate will undergo a three months’ probation period.


NB: If you have not heard from us within a month of receiving your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.


No Fee:

The ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process including: application, interview, meeting or processing.

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