Overview

Women’s Protection and Empowerment Technical Advisor

Other Internal And/or External Contacts

Internal:

Regular communication with education, violence prevention and response, health, economic recovery & development, governance, research, evaluation and learning, and gender equality technical unit teams. Close relationships with regional and country program teams. Interacts with IRC internal departments, including business development, external relations and advocacy departments, to keep them informed of program activities.
External:

Serve as IRC and WPE representative in outside regional and global meetings and academic fora with donors, other non-governmental organizations, inter-agency groups and foundations as requested by the Senior Technical Advisor and/or the Deputy Director.

Job Requirements

Education:

Master’s/post-graduate degree in public health, social work, humanities or other relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Work Experience:

A minimum of 6-8 years GBV program management experience is required, preferably within a humanitarian or international development setting. Experience in technical tools and materials development, monitoring and evaluation, and research in relation to education is highly desired. Experience in strategy development and working across sectors or disciplines is highly desired.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

Demonstrated ability to turn concepts and strategy into measurable action, and experience leading on program design, monitoring and evaluation. Must have strong and effective communications skills, and the ability to present a broad array of information to inform and influence diverse audiences in multi-cultural environments. Demonstrate commitment and capacity to renew and maintain standards with best practices in the field.
Language Skills: Fluency in French and English required;

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