Position Title: Family Support Program Sr. Officer

Activation Date: 23 June, 2022   Announced Date: 23 June, 2022   Expire Date: 29 June, 2022

Job Location: Bamian
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: NTA Salary Scale (Grade D Step 1-5)
Vacancy Number: 470-22
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Bamian
Organization: IRC (International Rescue Committee)
Years of Experience: 3-5 years
Contract Duration: End of December 2022
Gender: Female
Education: Bachelors
Close date: 2022-06-29

About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.


Job Description:

Qualification and Requirements:

Professional Skills 

  • Demonstrable clear and genuine willingness to work and learn quickly and be committed to developing professionally in the field of GBV
  • Experience with providing direct support (basic counselling, case management, PSS) to women and girls, including survivors of GBV; previous training in these areas strongly preferred
  • Clear understanding of and interest in the well-being of women and girls, and supporting their healing after the experience of violence
  • Understanding of the impact and dynamics of violence against women and girls
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well
  • Demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for working for women and girls’ rights and improving access to resources and services
  • Ability to discuss sensitive issues with respect and empathy
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times
  • Excellent communication skills and confident interpersonal interaction
  • Ability to respond to emergencies when needed and support Family Support Program Team in providing any kind of support and
  • Fluency in Dari and Pashto
  • One to three years’ experience working in GBV case management

Job Requirements:

Qualification and Requirements:

Professional Skills 

  • Education in social work, humanities, other social science, or related field
  • Clear understanding of the impact and dynamics of GBV on women and girls
  • Demonstrated interest, enthusiasm, and commitment to working with women and girls, and their rights, safety, empowerment, and improving their access to resources and services
  • Direct experience in providing basic counselling, psychosocial support, case management, and delivering services to women and girls GBV survivors
  • Experience providing training and mentoring to others
  • Experience in supervising staff, activity design, planning and monitoring, and overseeing direct services
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients
  • Positive and professional attitude, including ability to lead and work well in a team setting
  • Ability to discuss sensitive issues with respect, empathy, and professionalism
  • Knowledge and experience with community outreach and mobilization
  • Familiarity with principles of monitoring and evaluation; experience in writing brief narrative reports and data reporting
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Word/Excel
  • Fluency in Dari, Pashto and English
  • Three to five years of experience managing GBV programming  

Submission Guideline:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

(“ The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year and be in good standing before applying for another position within the organization. if an employee is interested in a vacant position within the organization, he/she must inform his/her supervisor in advance before applying for a new position”)

(However, 1 year is a must to complete but to encourage IRCA employees somehow we are flexible who work in the current IRC position for at least 6 months or above and are given chance to compete for an opportunity in the organization)

interested candidates are requested to send their applications along with copies of their CVs (NOT Educational and Work Certificates), to the attention of the Human Resources Department at the following address or email us at (AF-Recruitment@rescue.org)

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for an interview. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post.

IRC Afghanistan Country Office – Kabul

Qala-e-Fathullah, Street 3, close to Takyakhana-e-Fatimia, District 10


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