|Location||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
|Date Posted||July 21, 2020|
|Category|| Business Development |
|Job Type|| Full-time |
Scope of work
The new Emergency CWI and CP Manager will work with the Community Well-being Initiative (CWI) Coordinator and the Child and Youth Protection and Development (CYPD) Coordinator. He/she will provide program technical and operational support to the emergency gender-based violence (GBV)/child protection response in Ethiopia. The Manager will lead the design, implementation, and monitoring of GBV/CP interventions directly implemented by IRC as well as sub-awardees. The Manager is also expected to assist in Beneficiary Feedback mechanism initiatives and is expected to spend over 50% in the field and deployments assignments in different regions as needed. The Manager reports to the CWI Coordinator and CYPD Coordinator.
- Supervise emergencies in various regions in Ethiopia, identify intervention areas, and alert Addis and field CP/GBV team.
- Lead IRC’s proposal development of CP/GBV emergency projects that will be submitted for donor approval.
- Engage in the process of selection of sub-awardees, liaise with partners/sub-awardees, review partners’ CP/GBV proposals, and provide appropriate technical support.
- Participate in the entire partnership process with sub-awardees including field monitoring, technical support, and capacity building.
- Provide ongoing supervision, leadership, capacity building, and technical support and guidance to IRC’s field team and partners/sub-awardees.
- Lead rapid assessments in the event of an emergency.
- Lead IRC Ethiopia CP/GBV field emergency staff and partners in surveys, assessment, and response planning of emergency responses.
- Take deployment assignments and organize and lead emergency operations assessment in new locations, assist in hiring field staff, and set up the emergency response in new areas when needed.
- Lead emergency response teams in new intervention areas and implement quick responses.
- Facilitate CP/GBV trainings and workshops on case management and psychosocial support programming for IRC and BoWCA staff.
- Assist program staff in establishing and or strengthening coordination body.
- Represent IRC in monthly CP/GBV coordination meetings that are established to strengthen coordinated emergency settings.
Grant, Budget and procurement Monitoring and Management
- Review of budget spending of IRC interventions as per the original plan, and check if the utilization rate goes in line with the activity implementation progress.
- Review all CP/GBV budgets balances in consultation with field-based CWI/CP Managers and Officers. Provide technical assistance to field staff on budget tracking and management.
- Conduct close follow up on materials and services to be procured/ordered for the projects in Addis.
- Assist in tracking of emergency supplies, dispatch, distribution in different disaster-affected including documentation.
- Collaborate closely with Operations (HR and Supply Chain) on program transportation needs, recruitment, and procurement at Addis level, adhere to all IRC policies and procedures.
Reports and Proposals
- Support the preparation of IRC’s proposals and provide feedback to the proposals from sub-awardees.
- Lead the preparation of donor reports for IRC’s direct intervention projects. Involve in the review of sub-awardees donor reports.
- Support the development of proposals and budgets for future emergency responses by IRC Ethiopia.
- Contribute to the MoU preparation for signing project agreement with relevant regional government bureaus.
Monitoring and Evaluation
- Conduct field visits and thoroughly document findings and recommendations include a final review of any assessment conducted or any other program learning and evaluation activity.
- Lead the monitoring of IRC direct interventions and sub granted projects.
- Assist in the facilitation of IRC Ethiopia's, government, and donor monitoring visits and project evaluations.
- Participate in post-intervention assessments in coordination with other program units as well as field teams.
- Ensure good project M&E to demonstrate a good plan project implementation and project impact. Assist with planning throughout the project cycle. Ensure that all project requirements and indicators are met and are of a high quality-cost effective implementation, this includes activity guidance, tools, or any innovative approach are developed to improve program quality and support the implementation at field level.
· MA/MSc or equivalent in Health (MPH), Social Science, Humanities or another related field of study/ BA with significant psychosocial support and counseling experience and training considered
· At least 1 year of management experience.
· Proven experience in managing physical and/or psychological harm programming in an emergency context including in internally displaced people (IDP) context.
· Previous experience in project and grant management in conflict or post-conflict situations preferred!
· Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring
· Thorough understanding of CP and GBV program approaches and practice
· Demonstrated leadership, communication, and facilitation skills
· Proven experience in project design, development, and writing skills, including donor reporting.
· Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills and flexibility
· Strong written and oral English skills required.
· Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
· Strong written and verbal language skills in English and Amharic.
Candidates who meet the above qualifications; please send your CV and application letter through IRC career site.
Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.
· Name of the position you have applied for
· Date of application
· Summary of your qualifications and experience
· Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job
· Please include at least 3 references from current and former supervisors.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!