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مساعد حماية وتمكين المرأة PSS - حزرة

 

حماية وتمكين المرأة مساعد PSS - حزرة

رقم الوظيفة: req34959

عنوان الوظيفة: Women’s Protection and Empowerment PSS Assistant

مجال العمل: حماية المرأة وتمكينها

 فئة التوظيف: منتظم،

(نوع العقد): دوام كلي

المكان: Hezreh, Idleb, Syria

 الوصف الوظيفي

The Syria crisis is often described as the worst humanitarian catastrophe since the end of the Cold War. Today, 13.4 million people in Syria - more than half of the country's population - are in need of humanitarian assistance with needs increasingly being exacerbated by economic decline. Of these, 6.8 million are refugees and asylum-seekers who have fled the country. This is no short-term humanitarian episode. The devastating human consequences to huge numbers of people will endure for decades. The destruction of relationships, communities, livelihoods, homes, and infrastructure will take years to repair.

IRC is offering a robust humanitarian response to the Syria crisis a rapidly expanding portfolio, supported by more than 1000+ staff in Syria Country Program. IRC is undertaking programs in Syria and the neighboring countries of Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan in the fields of health, child protection, early childhood development, education, women’s protection and empowerment, non-food items and food distribution, cash assistance, water and sanitation, protection and rule of law, and livelihood programming. Our work in these challenging settings gives rise to some of the most pressing issues facing contemporary humanitarian action, including questions of access, security, funding, and coordination.

Job Overview/Summary:

Under the supervision and the mentorship of the Psychosocial Support Assistant officer, the PSS assistant will be responsible for providing protection community based, focused and non-specialized psychosocial support services within communities/centers in Northwest Syria in order to:

  • Ensure access to protection services for those in need
  • Ensure the continuity of protection services and care for beneficiaries
  • Ensure the provision of protection services in a coordinated manner
  • Protect and enhance the psychosocial wellbeing of individuals and communities

 

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and provide culturally and age appropriate, safe, and stimulating non-structured and structured PSS activities such as recreational, life skills, and positive coping mechanisms activities
  • Promote positive mental health and wellbeing through provision of key messages on constructive coping mechanisms
  • Raise awareness regarding the availability of mental health, psychosocial support other and protection services
  • Work alongside the Child Protection and ProL PSS team to ensure a coordinated integrated approach to addressing protection concerns
  • Provide PFA and refer cases for case management services
  • Always adhere to the GBV protection guiding principles.
  • Supporting activities for regular project monitoring, process evaluation, impact evaluation, and other M&E activities as requested
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly work plans and reports in a timely manner and incorporate supervisor feedback as requested
  • Ensure that data collection and storage respect data protection protocols and confidentiality principle
  • Participate in regular supervision meetings and participate in capacity building training as directed by supervisor
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant stakeholders including other NGOs, civil society groups, authorities, and UN agencies
  • Develop and continuously update a service mapping system detailing available services and assistance in our areas of operation
  • Other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor to support the implementation of the program.

 المؤهلات

  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible professional experience of providing GBV services
  • Technical diploma or bachelor’s degree in social work, social sciences, psychology, counseling, or any other related field
  • Previous experience conducting community based, PSS, and protection activities
  • Strong understanding of protection issues and gender-based violence core concepts

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • A commitment to IRC’s mission, vision, values, and IRC Way – Professional Code of Conduct.
  • Credible written, presentation and verbal communication skills; ability to convey information effectively and solid experience providing training and staff development
  • Validated sense of professional discretion, integrity, and ability to handle complex situations diplomatically and to effective resolution.
  • Excellent management and interpersonal skills and a solid ability to promote harmonious/cohesive teamwork, in a cross-cultural context.
  • Validated ability to plan long-term, organize priorities and work under administrative and programmatic pressures with detail orientation and professional patience.
  • Highly collaborative and resourceful; ability to establish positive working relationships with senior level management and all other partners to maximize cooperation and productivity.
  • Curiosity, a desire to continually learn and develop and a sense of humor is a must.
  • Analytical ability in creating effective solutions to complex matters while adhering to labor laws and internal policies.

Language/Travel:

  • Arabic is required, while English is desired.
  • Travel: Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and travel as required to different field sites as well as attending regional and global workshops and meetings.

Key Working Relationships:

 

Position Reports to:  WPE PSS Officer
Position directly supervises: 
NA

Indirect Reporting (If applicable): WPE Senior Officer and WPE Manager
Key Internal Contacts: 
IRC Departments inside of Syria (Supply Chain, ERD, Human Resources, M&E, etc.) and Protection team members 

Key External Contacts:  local authorities, community members and leaders, health services providers INGOs and other local charities/actors working in protection and any other relevant sectors 

Professional Standards: IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values, IRC operates and carries out policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Respect at Work Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Returning National Candidates: We strongly encourage national or returning national candidates to apply for this position. If you are a citizen of the Country in which this position is based and are currently located outside of your home country and possess over two years of international work experience, the Middle East Region has introduced an attractive remuneration package. The package includes competitive compensation, return flight to post, shipping allowance, temporary housing, and a relocation allowance. Certain restrictions may apply. IRC strives to attract, motivate and retain qualified national staff in our programs.

Accountability to Clients: IRC staff must adhere to the commitment of contributing to the sustainability and development of its (CR) Client Responsiveness Mechanisms, preserving the culture of prioritizing the needs of our clients and affected communities by systematically listening to their perspectives and using their feedback to make programmatic decisions and give them greater influence over program design and delivery.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Diversity and Inclusion: at IRC MENA, we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Organizations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, nationality, and perspective are validated to be better organizations. More importantly, creating a safe workspace environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best is the right thing to do. So, bring your whole self to work.

IRC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful and safe work environment where all persons are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. In keeping with our core values of Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality, IRC strives to maintain a work environment built on mutual respect in which all individuals treat each other professionally, and free of bias, prejudice, and harassment. IRC expressly prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or bullying of IRC Persons in any work setting. All IRC staff, wherever they are located, are accountable for creating an environment free of discrimination, harassment, bullying, and retaliation.

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