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Job Description and Requirements
SCOPE OF WORK
The WPE Officer will be responsible for training IRC staff, partners and service providers in GBV case management and referrals for survivors of GBV, persons with disabilities and child protection cases. In addition the trainer will provide trainings and technical assistance in CCSAS, MISP, GBV basic concepts, psychosocial care to case managers from Jordanian and international organisations in Ramtha, Irbid, Mafraq, and Zaatari start up of the project.
S/He will support the start up of implementation of quality GBV case management services across the IRC-supported sites ensuring that the programs meet the best industry practices in this area. S/He will take a lead role in building the capacity of national staff and community resource persons at the start of the project. Building the capacity will include pproviding technical guidance to authorities and camp management agencies in Zaatari establishing clear mechanisms including criteria for refugees transferring out of Zaatari Camp; technical guidance and support to authorities in urban settings in establishing monitoring mechanisms to monitor refugees transferred out of Zaatari camp; and monitor the transfer of refugees out of Zaatari and refer them to service providers in the urban communities to which they are moving.
This position will require working with the health and WPE staff to create a holistic response for GBV services.
The position is based in Irbid, with trips to Zaatari Refugee Camp and the towns of Ramtha, Mafraq and Irbid.
The WPE Officer reports to WPE Manager.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Ensure proper start up of the project and in accordance with the donor expectations and standards.
•Conduct a needs assessment in the targeted locations to ensure design and implementation of adequate services and coordination with other international and national actors.
•Design a referral pathway for GBV services based on the needs assessment and capacity assessment of potential partners.
•Implement and train in the roll out of referral pathway/SOPs with program partners.
•Lead and take part in Trainings of Trainers for IRC and partners
•Assist in the development of IRC and interagency training materials
•Assist in establishing monitoring mechanisms and criteria for refugees “bailed out” or transferred from Za’atri to reduce the risk of GBV.
•Collaborate with regional and local authorities, relevant line ministries and CBOs to incorporate best practices and standards in GBV service delivery and case management specific to refugees transferring out of Zaatari camp.
•Monitor the transfer of refugees out of Zaatari and refer them to service providers in the urban communities.
•Conduct trainings on GBV basic concepts, CCSAS, MISP, psychosocial care and provide on-the-job supportive supervision to the trainees and partner organizations.
•Provide regular technical assistance and training to build project staff skills.
•Coordination and Representation in camp and partner meetings.
•Establish and maintain collaborative relationship between IRC and other partners.
•Ensure the establishment and maintenance of effective engagement with communities and with local government partners, to ensure responsive and sustainable programming;
•Provide weekly updates and monthly reports on the progress of implementation.
•Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
•University Degree in field of gender-based violence, social work, or related field.
•Certification in Training
•Experience working with NGOs, community leaders, religious leaders and local authorities.
•Fluency in Arabic and English
•Minimum 2 years of experience in training in GBV case management in clinical and/or direct practice settings, in emergency settings.
•Excellent technical skills in GBV/case management in humanitarian settings. Strong familiarity with international guiding principles and best practices required, such as MISP, IASC guidelines, and other guidelines on GBV in conflict/humanitarian settings.
•Demonstrated experience developing staff capacity and implementing formal, regular staff trainings.
•Experience conducting assessments and using participatory approaches.
•Strong project planning, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
•Ability to write clear and concise reports.
•Strong computer skills: must be competent in the use of Windows, MS office programs (Word, Excel, Access) and email programs.
•Ability to work in unstable security environments, and under administrative and programmatic pressures.
The position will be based in Irbid, Northern Jordan. The security situation in Jordan remains broadly permissive with continued attention paid to the potential for growing instability due to recent political developments in the Arab world and proximity to neighboring states also witnessing instability.