Womens Protection and Empowerment Manager

Job Description

Title: Womens Protection and Empowerment Manager

Company Name: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Graduation or Post Graduation degree in Women' Studies/ Social Work, Social Sciences/ Human Rights/ Humanities, or other relevant area or the equivalent experience in professional work

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Department: Women`s Protection and Empowerment Manager
∎ Expected Start Date: At Earliest
∎ Contract length: March 31, 2021 (with possibility of extension subject to funding, program needs and performance of incumbent)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide technical assistance to IRC Partners on prevention and response to GBV and to strengthen GBV programming and coordination efforts in Host Community:

∎ Assess gaps in GBV interventions and propose ways to improve
∎ Along with their counterpart at the Partners organization, represent the organization in GBV related coordination meetings
∎ Support in Develop detailed implementation plans, outreach and coordination plans
∎ Support to establish effective functionality of the referral pathways for GBV survivors
∎ Provide technical support strategic direction including quality advisory services for all GBV interventions:

∎ Efficient support to tasks related to advocacy on prevention and response to GBV among women and girls
∎ Ensure coordination between Partner GBV programs and IRC Program
∎ Support in prompt implementation of GBV programming in humanitarian settings in accordance with the IASC Guidelines for GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings
∎ Support in implementation of established SOPs and related policies and practices in Cox's Bazar
∎ Capacity Building:

∎ Provide mentorship to all Partner Case workers
∎ Provide on the job training to all case Worker workers including monitoring of case managers' work
∎ Lead in the dissemination of GBV SOP among caseworker
∎ Provide direct support to all case workers to ensure survivor center care; including case management, psychosocial support, referral and follow-up
∎ Case Management:

∎ Oversee provision of appropriate specialized support and care for female adolescent survivors of GBV
∎ Conduct case conferences with Partner case managers
∎ Ensure proper availability of quality services for GBV, including SV survivors, Community support
∎ Develop and maintain strong working relationship with community leaders and community support structures in host community
∎ Support case workers on their routine community activities
∎ Support group activities in the community including understanding and maintaining effective referral pathways and monitoring community dialogue sessions by community discussant leads
∎ Support in reporting Monitoring and Reporting

Additional Requirements:
∎ Proven experience in GBV programs for women and girls is essential; and experience in SRH is highly preferred
∎ Experience in program/project management
∎ Minimum 5 years' experience with at least 3 years of relevant experience
∎ Experience in directly supporting women and girl who are survivors of male violence
∎ Practical experience in successfully leading, building and strengthening a program team of 3 + staff in a dynamic, challenging and changing context
∎ Demonstrated experience in supervising, mentoring and building capacity of staff
∎ Practical experience in facilitating practical workshops and learning on this issues outlined in the areas of responsibility for this position
∎ Deep understanding of the impact and dynamics of male violence against women and girls, and solid grounding in feminist, women and girl-centered, anti-oppressive practice
∎ Demonstrated coordination and relationship building skills with partners
∎ Strong ability to respect differences of culture, opinion and lived experiences while upholding rights-based principles and women's protection and empowerment
∎ Excellent interpersonal skills, positive and professional attitude, ability to lead and work well in a team setting and with multiple partners
∎ Strengths in listening, empathy, flexibility, and creativity
∎ Fluency in English Language is essential

∎ Competitive Base Pay

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Fringe Benefits (Medical Benefits + Bonus+ Gratuity + Leaves Entitlements + Housing Allowance) As per IRC National Pay Scale in Bangladesh

Application Deadline: 4 Aug 2020

Company Information:
∎ 29 Jul 2020
∎ International Rescue Committee (IRC)
∎ Business : The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. In more than 40 countries and in 26 U.S. cities, our dedicated teams provide clean water, shelter, health care, education, protection and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Founded in 1933. David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, is a former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom.

Category: NGO/Development