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Protection/Training Officer (Female)

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Activation Date: 30 May, 2021   Announced Date: 30 May, 2021   Expire Date: 11 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Kunar
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per organizational salary scale
Vacancy Number: 30-05-2021-IMC
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: IMC Kunar Office in the east with frequent visits to Nangarhar and Laghman Provinces
Organization: International Medical Corps
Years of Experience: 2 years relevant work experience
Contract Duration: One year and extendable
Gender: Female
Education: Bachelor Degree in sociology, psychology, medical science medicine or related fields.
Close date: 11 Jun, 2021

About International Medical Corps:

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief programs. IMC is carrying out medical relief services in several provinces of Afghanistan.

Job Description:

SCOPE OF WORK:

 

Reporting to Site Manager & GBV Program Manager, the Protection Officer/Training Officer will be responsible for implementation of all planned activities under Provision of Community Based GBV and Psychosocial Support Services for Crisis and Disaster Affected Communities in Eastern and Northern Regions of Afghanistan in collaboration with the Site manager.  She will be based in IMC Kunar office, but will be involved in regular travel to project sites to provide technical support, supervise, review and document progress, challenges in the field.

 

The Protection Officer / Training Officer will also be responsible for providing overall operational and technical support and guidance to mobile teams in the field She will be responsible for GBV capacity building and supervision of Community Mobilizers, Midwives and GBV Counsellors. Protection Officer will maintain close relationship with relevant stakeholders such as community members, leadership in camps/settlements, district and provincial authorities, UN agencies and Clusters, INGOs and national NGOs.  She also supports the field team developing weekly and monthly planning, progress reporting and resolve problems in the field.

 

KEY RESPOSIBILITIES:

The Protection Officer/Training Officer will be responsible for carrying the following and not limit to:

  • Develop operational Mobile Protection Team plans that include staffing and a schedule of GBV activities to be conducted 
  • Work with Mobile Teams to ensure that awareness raising sessions, social activities, case management and referrals – are planned, implemented, and monitored 
  • Work with Community Mobilizers to ensure that community mobilization activities – safety assessments, outreach visits and community-based activities – are planned, implemented, and monitored 
  • Ensure there is an operational plan in place that addresses operational hours, recruitment of Protection Focal Points and payment schedule (top-up cards), distributions of supplies for social activities 
  • Lead on service mapping and maintain referral lists and contacts for relevant organizations at site level 
  • Plan timely for procurement of resources to ensure smooth and timely implementation of activities 
  • Hold regular planning and debriefing sessions with team members on a weekly basis; 
  • Oversee and monitor capacity building and support plans for Mobile Teams. 
  • Identify trends and concerns to create advocacy strategies 
  • Effectively represent the GBV program at GBV Working Groups, Protection Working Groups, and other area-based coordination meetings. 
  • Monitor the GBV case management referrals made at site level 
  • Ensure that attendance records and other reporting tools are implemented and provided to the MnE Officers on an agreed upon schedule 
  • Monitor data collection to ensure that staff collect data in safe and ethical ways 
  • Act as main focal point for referral of GBV cases and protection concerns within the area of responsibility 
  • Identify key advocacy messages to share with Program Manager, GBV Sub-Cluster and government ministries 
  • Represent GBV Program at Protection Working Groups, GBV Working Groups, and other meetings as directed by Program Manager to present challenges and concerns and to coordinate work with other service providers and other humanitarian actors 

Job Requirements:

COMPETENCIES

 

Leadership: Has the ability to engage in leadership and coordination. Problem solving: Provides solutions to problems.

Research: Researches, analyzes and seeks information to respond better to his/her work and projects.

Communication: Has good interpersonal communication skills and is able to develop positive working relationship with peers, supervisors, employees, colleagues in mission, etc.

Professionalism: Has the knowledge and understanding of project execution and project monitoring systems. Also has the ability to think critically, work under pressure, meet commitments, and show persistence in facing challenges.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others and shows real commitment to maintaining open communication with the client and other team members.

Teamwork: Committed to working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve project tasks for the team. Willing to learn from others and open to giving and receiving feedback.

Flexibility/adaptability: This requires the candidate to have the sufficient capacity to adapt to the IMC work methodology as well as to different work environments (office and field) that the candidate might have later during a mission.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Graduation degree from a recognized University of social work, psychology, medical science medicine or related fields.
At least 2 years of experience in Protection and GBV field in similar roles in governmental or non-governmental organizations.
Experience in organizing and facilitating training on GBV related topics would be considered advantage.
Expertise in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint Excel and internet is required.
Communication skills and strong local language correspondence skill. Particularly in fluency in English, Dari and Pashtu speaking /writing skills are required.
Ability to write logical, clear and concise reports.

 

Important Point: You will be asked to travel or can be deployed in anywhere within the program area to perform services. There may be some insecure areas where you may need to travel and perform the activity without any hesitation in coordination with security department.

Submission Guideline:

You are kindly requested to send your written CV or resume through email and mention the vacancy number, province and title of the position in the subject line. Application received after the closing date and without subject line will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for written test. Interested candidates should send their application to the following email address:

Email: [email protected]

Important: To ensure an open, transparent staff selection process pleases certify in your application form that I have no relative or personal relationship with International Medical Corps employees if yes, please disclose the Name, Position and Relation, otherwise your CV will be not considered for shortlist

 

TOP:

International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the website provided at the end of this document. 

BOTTOM:

Website for reporting misconduct: www.InternationalMedicalCorps.ethicspoint.com. Please do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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