2 Fresher WPE Project Officer US Non-profit Job Opportunities – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: 
Women’s Protection and Empowerment Manager
About US:
The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.
Job Summary:  The WPE Project Officer will support
implementation of a project addressing prevention and response to sexual
exploitation and abuse in humanitarian settings.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in annual workshop to design and share learning with all
    project partners
  • Implement listening sessions with women about access to community
    complaints and SEA reporting and investigations mechanisms
  • Participate in trainings on SEA investigation
  • Participate in PSEA action group and fulfill activities of action
    group (including interagency investigations)
  • Compile monthly reports on project activities and participate in
    monthly planning and support calls with WPE TA, ICT Specialist and project
  • Implement digital element of project alongside digital partner
  • Partner with Raising Voices (with regional Gender Equality Advisors’
    support) to adapt Get Moving! organizational change approach to address
    sexual harassment and SEA and support Ugandan WRO to pilot with UN and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee WPE Project
    Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work,
    Gender/Women Studies, Public Health, or other appropriate fields.
  • At least two years of experience in the field of gender-based
    violence response, preferably working with refugees or conflict affected
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation expertise
  • GBV practitioner / broader women’s rights background
  • Commitment to women’s rights work and movement building
  • Well organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to partnership
  • Confident use of excel and strong reporting skills
  • Desirable, previous experience working on PSEA, conducting
    investigations, setting up community complaints mechanisms
  • Desirable, previous experience with digital, mobile or other use of
    technology to deliver health, education or protection outcomes for
    vulnerable populations
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send updated CVs, cover letters and
filled application form, download
, clearly indicating “Position Title” as the subject to:
UA-IRCJobs@rescue.org (The Human Resource and Administration department,
International Rescue Committee)
Deadline: 28th August 2018
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