- Organization: IRC – International Rescue Committee
- Location: Gadaref
- Grade: Mid level – Mid level
- Occupational Groups:
- Legal – Broad
- Patent and Intellectual property
- Protection Officer (Refugee)
- Managerial positions
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is global humanitarian help, 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 for Integrated Protection Coordinator at IRC are:
- Guide on the overall strategic vision of the WPE and CP program during the emergency response and during the transition from emergency to recovery.
- Assure the technical quality of all IRC WPE and CP programming.
- Provide technical and administrative leadership to the WPE and CP programs in accordance with best practice and IRC policy.
- Promote a collaborative and positive work environment – one that encourages learning and professional growth for WPE and CP teams.
- Assure that ethical and sound data collection and information management systems are in place for appropriate VAWG analysis, planning, evaluation, and advocacy.
- Sustain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
- Directly oversee the WPE and CP Program Managers and ensure regular performance reviews.
- Guide on the recruitment of WPE and CP staff, in coordination with HR, senior administration, and both CP and WPE Technical Units.
- Responsible for the overall performance of WPE and CP grants.
- Support performance and ensure adherence to grant work plans, spending plans and monitoring and evaluation plans.
- Work closely and correspond with IRC Operations, Finance and Grant departments to ensure compliance with grant requirements.
- In consultation with country leadership, support the growth of a localization strategy.
- Assure partner mapping across the response, foster positive relationships and identify areas for collaboration with local actors.
- Assure collaborative program design processes that fully leverage the perspectives, experience and expertise of local actors, where possible based on collaborative needs assessment processes.
- Provide specialized support, mentorship and supportive supporvision to implementing partners.
- Actively develop and sustain influential working relationships with key stakeholders, including donors, government actors, UN agencies, international and local NGOs, and other relevant actors.
- Regularly attend GBV sub-cluster meetings and the CP sub-cluster meetings at proper levels to feed in IRC priorities from the field.
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The requirements for Integrated Protection Coordinator at IRC are:
- Degree or equal in social work, health (MPH), psychology, social science, humanities or other related degree or demonstrate strong comparable work background in the relevant sector
- At least 5 years of background , including substantial management experience in VAWG/GBV programming and at least 2 years experience in direct service provision for survivors of sexual and domestic violence
- Prior experience in child protection programing, including psychosocial support for children, and good understanding of Unaccompanied and Separated Children specific needs preferred
- Prior experience in partnership with local organization, providing capacity building and coaching and cooperating on project design and implementation.
- Prior experience supervising and managing a multi-disciplinary team in a cross-cultural setting
- Prior experience in emergency preparedness and response
- Illustrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of national and international staff
- Illustrated experience in grant management, budgeting and proposal writing
- Outstanding computer skills in programs such as: MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
- Capable of applying skills and knowledge in a range of capacities, including direct implementation, advisory functions, training, and the transfer of technical knowledge and administration skills to others
- Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to manage pressure well
- Fluency in English is required, Arabic is a strong asset.