Position Title: Protection Intern
Activation Date: 23 June, 2022 Announced Date: 23 June, 2022 Expire Date: 29 June, 2022
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.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Directly oversee all WPE data collection and management with the support and supervision of the WPE/FSP Coordinator.
- Directly oversee all FSP data collection and management with the support and supervision of the WPE/FSP Coordinator.
- Ensure data received from the field teams is correctly entered into the program trackers on a regular weekly basis - gather, consolidate, clarify errors and clear the program data.
- Ensure accurate and regular data entry and review, including robust analysis and identification of trends, following the Family Support Program information management protocols and standards set out by the GBVIMS.
- Share weekly the updated Program Data and Indicator tracker with the Family Support Program Managers and Family Support Program Coordinator and deputy Coordinators, alongside a brief trends analysis report on cases documented to guide GBV prevention activities and inform programming.
- Contribute to project monitoring and evaluation, including leading on or supporting the team with focus group discussions, community consultations, and carrying out feedback surveys with women and adolescent girls.
- Analyze and share results of safety audits, focus groups, and community consultations, including identifying trends and context changes.
- Regularly visit program activities to ensure that all data is correctly collected and stored and shared in a timely manner.
- Use project indicator data to monitor achievement towards objectives; report any projected shortcomings or gaps to the Family Support Program Coordinator
- In coordination with the MEAL team, develop online database forms and other tools to facilitate the collection of data from field-based staff.
- Support proposal development as necessary.
- Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.
- Knowledge and experience of development and humanitarian program issues.
- Good knowledge of MS office (mainly Word and Excel)
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, Dari, and Pashto both verbally and in written.
- Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.
- Strong skills of report writing and data entry.
- Ability to cope with stress, work under difficult circumstances, and meet deadlines
• Experience/ interest in working with a training program.
- 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
- Years of Experience: 1 year
- Communication and reporting skills
- Fluency in Pashto, Dari, and English
- Computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, access, and internet) an advantage
- Ability to work closely, professionally, and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background
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