IRC WPE Social and Economic Empowerment Officer Kenya Jobs
The WPE Social and Economic Empowerment officer will be responsible for successful implementation of Economic and Social Empowerment (EA$E) as well as capacity building of women groups within the women and girls safe spaces.
He/she will supervise skills building activities and community workers engaged in skills building activities.
The position holder will support other WPE officers in provision of psycho-social support and awareness raising activities, including the provision of information on available services and facilitating referrals.Under the supervision of the WPE manager, provide technical oversight and capacity building through training, mentorship and on-the job support for community workers, women and girls groups on economic empowerment, awareness -raising and referrals.
This position reports to WPE manager.
Provide leadership and guidance regarding WPE activities to all community workers to ensure all program activities meet best practice standards as well as taking lead in discussion sessions in Engaging Men through Accountable Practice.
Provide psycho-social support including case management and appropriate referrals to survivors and vulnerable women using a survivor centered approach.
Strengthen and maintain networks with community leaders, groups and service providers to ensure that survivors receive compassionate support from the community and to encourage greater communication, collaboration, and coordination among partners.
Participate in development of monthly outreach plans with community workers, based on case trends and ongoing needs of women and girls, include strategies to reach women and girls who are more isolated/have special needs.
Facilitating confidence building for community members and groups to encourage acceptance of EA$E and to support women groups
Coordinate regular women and girls support group meetings to promote women progress in economic growth, development and social networking
Actively participate in monitoring and evaluation of program activities, program and donor report writing including sharing of success stories of women participating in EA$E model
Raise purchase requests, monitor financial commitments and expenditures against the budget.
Perform any other tasks as assigned.
Key Result Areas
Quality program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation with targeted beneficiaries.
Achievement of program objectives.
Quality reports are produced and submitted on time.
Coordination with other partners including government agencies is strengthened.
University degree in international or community development, counseling and /or psychology, social science or related degree and a minimum of 2 years direct experience in Gender Based Violence programming.
A diploma in the same field with an additional 2 years of experience may be
Required Experience & Competencies
Demonstrated experience in supervising, mentoring and building capacity of staff
Strong ability to lead, train, facilitates and motivates others in their respective tasks in a professional, respective and supportive manner
Familiarity with savings and credit schemes or livelihoods programming with a gender lens
Proven ability to respect differences of culture, opinion and lived experiences while upholding rights-based principles and women’s protection and empowerment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, medical ethics and respect for clients at all time.
Experience in participatory techniques and community mobilization.
Strong analytical and proven problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, positive and professional attitude, ability to lead and work well in a team setting and with multiple partners
Ensure strict adherence to the IRC Way, internal financial policies and donor guidelines
Knowledge and ability to speak Ng’aturkana is an added advantage.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply. International allowances are not available for this position. Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.
Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email: IRCKenya@rescue.org or report to the nearest police.
How to apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 30th August, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; IRC WPE Social and Economic Empowerment Officer Kenya Jobs
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