Protection and Rule of Law Monitor (Only Female)

Internship/Job @IRC (International Rescue Committee) posted 7 months ago

Opportunity Description

Job Location: Laghman
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Grade F (NTA Salary Scale)
Vacancy Number: 088-21
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Mehtarlam and Qarghayee
Organization: IRC (International Rescue Committee)
Years of Experience: 2 Years Relevant
Contract Duration: 6 months (Extendable)
Gender: Female
Education: High School Graduated – Bachelor Preferred
Close date: 18 Mar 2021

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 9 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 500 staff.

Job Description:

  • Through community networks, regularly monitor communities to identify newly displaced persons and households.
  • Implement assessments in a timely manner with identified persons/households, key-informant interviews, and community discussions. Ensure timely submission of assessment data for analysis and reporting.
  • As needed, implement in a timely manner (Household Emergency Assessment Tool) HEAT assessments for emergency response.
  • As needed, implement in a timely manner Rapid Protection Assessments (RPA) in target urban areas to collect information following an emergency and submit data for analysis.
  • With guidance and supervision from ERM Protection Monitoring Officer, identify cases that meet the IPA criteria (a serious and immediate protection risk that can be prevented, reduced, or mitigated through direct assistance) and provide the relevant (emergency cash or in-kind) assistance. Engage in post-distribution monitoring to follow up on and track outcomes of implemented IPA.
  • Regularly share information with communities in order to raise awareness and build resilience. Ensure that affected communities have access to information on relevant rights including availability and accessibility of services.
  • Identify the need for referrals to specialized services or service providers, make timely referrals, and follow-up on outcomes.
  • As Emergency Response activities are time-sensitive, the ERM Protection Monitors must carry out assessments, data submission, and assistance provision and referrals in a rapid and timely manner within the deadlines established by the ERM.
  • The PMs must carry out these activities with regular communication, coordination, and supervision of the ERM Protection Monitoring Officer. ERM PMs will provide feedback and information to the ERM PM Officer on identified protection risks, recommendations for programming and response to meet needs and suggestions for advocacy, and be prepared to respond to clarify questions related to collected data as needed.
  • PMs will carry out these activities with an understanding of protection principles that safeguard the rights of persons of concern and that prevent, reduce, or mitigate exposure to further harm and protection risks.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree
  • At least two years experience in an NGO
  • Experience working for an international organization is preferred.
  • Good protection background and knowledge, as well as demonstrated ability to identify and make protection referrals
  • Experience in interviewing, survey implementation, data recording
  • Belief in human rights including gender equality
  • Good communication skills including the ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities
  • High standard of Dari and Pashto (depending on location)
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and excel
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment
  • Some English language skills are desirable.

Submission Guideline:

Note: Application received without exact position title, vacancy no and location will be directly disqualified from the process.

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 on ([email protected]).

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

House 34, Street No.4 Taimani District 10, Close to Haji Mohammad Dad Mosque

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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