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Gender Equality Diversity Director at IRC


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6 Year
Male, Female, Both
Master Degree


  • Organization: IRC – International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Beirut | Amman
  • Grade: Senior Executive level – Senior Executive
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Poverty Reduction
    • Women’s Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Managerial positions
    • Disability Rights
    • LGBTQ+ rights


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian helps, relief, and improvement non-governmental organization. It was founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association and altered its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the alike Emergency Rescue Committee. The IRC answers to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and assists people to survive and rebuild their lives by restoring health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to mankind. The organization provides assistance in different areas such as primary health care, reproductive health care, environmental health, child survival, blindness treatment and prevention, and assistance for victims of sexual violence. The IRC has a high rating for accountability and finance.


The duties Gender Equality Diversity Director at IRC are:

  • Design and drive the implementation of the regional GEDI Action Plan in collaboration with regional and country leadership and functional partner this include: 
  • Determine representation and gender equality and inclusion gaps for the region and develop timely goals and initiatives to address them.
  • Determine Country and regional programmatic direction to strengthen transformative programming and client responsiveness from a GEDI perspective.
  • Generating and implementing a monitoring and evaluation/accountability framework to measure progress against targets set out in the regional action plan.
  • Developing and driving the regional GEDI Action Plan budget, drawing on global, regional and GEDI funds.
  • Staff Meeting and support to employee groups 
  • Marshal and resource Employee Groups and community of practice as agents of change in the cultural transformation required for an inclusive, enabling work environment.
  • Encounter with peers to coordinate and share learning across the 6 Regional GEDI Working Groups.

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The requirements Gender Equality Diversity Director at IRC are:

  • Graduate degree or years in additional work background 
  •  6+ years of related background that includes: 
  •  Direct background leading and influencing organizational partners to embrace and adopt gender equality diversity, and inclusion methods as core to all programs and activities.
  •  Background leading and supporting change management to embed an inclusive work culture.
  •  At least 2 years in the humanitarian and/or international growth sector.
  •  At least 2 years of background in one or more countries in the Middle East and North Africa context (Lybia, Tunisia, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen )
  •  Background in crafting and enforcing regional and sub regional strategies according to organizational priorities, taking into account a variety of country contexts.


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