IRC Case Management Officer Jobs in Nigeria

IRC Case Management Officer Jobs in Nigeria



The International Rescue Committee is an NGO that serves refugee and communities victimized by oppression and violent conflict worldwide.


Since October 2012, the IRC has been responding to humanitarian needs of Nigerians. The initially intervened in response to flood disaster that affected over 7 million people across the country, destroying harvest and damaging home


IRC is currently implementing programs in Health, Child Protection, WASH, Nutrition and Women’s Protection and Empowerment in Yola, Adamawa State, North-Eastern Nigeria.


WPE program implement prevention and response activities to address gender-based violence. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious human rights and public health issue affecting women and girls around the world. It impacts all aspects of women and girl’s physical, emotional, psychological and social well-being. It has harmful consequences for the individuals who experience it, their families, and communities as a whole.


The IRC Women Protection and Empowerment Program is a multi-sectorial prevention and response program involving multiple organizations and actors from the IDP and NGO community, UN agencies and all sectors of IRC.


The focus of this program is to provide good quality health and psychosocial response services to conflict-affected women and girls in Yobe, North-Eastern Nigeria in a timely manner.


Responsibilities


Training:

  • Take lead in all GBV training activities.
    In collaboration with IRC Local partners, community mobilizer and case worker plan and conduct prevention activities including but not limited to awareness raising campaigns and community sensitization.
  • Carryout a GBV training needs assessment for WPE staff, IRC sector staff, Partners, Women’s groups, community groups and other community stakeholders.
  • In collaboration with community mobilizer, case worker, conduct sensitizations and Trainings to Women’s groups Youth groups, and CBOs on GBV issues.
  • Develop and implement prevention strategies.
  • Promote the involvement of men and youth in GBV activities.
  • Facilitate role-plays regarding gender-based violence
  • Ensure pre and post testing are done and documented.
  • Seek out new material(s) that will improve training content.

    Planing, Collaboration and Coordination

  • Design, implement and evaluate quality GBV training in a systematic and consistent manner by establishing GBV training procedures
    With community input, develop community education methods, which may include workshops, drama, games, debates, poster contest, youth clubs, and other creative methods.
  • In collaboration with Community Mobilization Assistant, case worker and local partners, Conduct focus groups and keep detailed documentation about information gathered. Consider this information in planning and conducting animation, sensitization and to design IEC materials.
  • Ensure that all work is done in accordance with established protocols and within ethical guidelines.
  • In collaboration Community Mobilization
  • Assistant, hold weekly meetings with Women’s group’s to discuss issues like women’s rights, decision-making and gender equality.
  • Promote women’s active participation in the leadership and decision-making of the community.
  • Liaise with IRC local partners, community leaders, government agencies and other appropriate agencies to build support and solicit cooperation and assistance to GBV activities.
  • In collaboration with WPE Community Mobilization Assistant, Mothers’ groups, community groups, identify training needs and carryout trainings in a consistent and appropriate manner.
  • Also in collaboration with Community Mobilization Assistant, establish, form and train Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) group members and also establish Group Discussion Series (DGS) with VSLA members and their spouses or representatives to discuss on household decision making process.
  • Collaborate with Community Mobilizers in identifying, Forming and training Engaging Men Through Accountable Practices (EMAP) Facilitators for behavioral and attitudinal change towards ending violence against women and girls and monitoring of their weekly meetings.
  • Communicate with the WPE Manager/Coordinator on progress, constraints, and training needs identified and any other matters pertaining to the operations of the GBV Program.
  • In collaboration with WPE Staff design an effective and appropriate training strategy, plan of action and project time line.
  • Meet with WPE Manager/coordinator on a weekly basis to coordinate work schedules.
  • Assist WPE Program Manager/Coordinator in strategic planning to ensure ongoing Programming.

    Reporting:

  • Compile and summarize weekly and monthly statistics and narrative reports and submit to Program Manager in a timely manner.
  • Attend GBV monthly meetings and other IRC meetings as required by GBV Program Manager.
  • Properly file all reports on trainings and meetings conducted.
  • Communicate all obstacles/Problems to WPE Program Manager to discuss for further action to address the obstacles/problems.

    Financial:

  • Ensure that all liquidations in a timely manner with relevant supporting documentations.
  • Submit all financial request in a timely manner

    Monitoring:

  • Follow-up on training/Sensitization/meetings conducted to ensure implementation of plans.
  • Avoid making false promises to beneficiary on behalf of IRC.
  • Carryout work with respect to IRC security concerns, protocols and established policy inclusive of ensuring the safety of IRC beneficiaries from exploitive relationships.
  • Ensure working as part of a team and be flexible


    Requirements


  • Must be a graduate from a reputable institution.
  • Must have working experience in GBV for at least 2 years.
  • Previous experience as a trainer, Prefer experience with participatory techniques.
  • Must be knowledgeable in using the computer, including word processing programs.
  • Must possess interest and commitment to human rights, gender, gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
  • Ability to lead, train, facilitate and motivate other WPE staff in their respective tasks in a professional, respectful and supportive manner.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Must be fluent in Community Language written and spoken English. Fluency in Kanuri will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work as a Team and must be flexible


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th June 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; IRC Case Management Officer Jobs in Nigeria


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