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Programming (Protection) Officer Job in Kenya

International Rescue Committee, Kenya

Vacancy: Safe Programming (Protection) Officer

Job Purpose / Objective: The Safe Programming Officer will be the focal point for IRC's Safe Programming initiative in Hagadera camp.

With technical support from the Governance and Rights Coordinator and the HQ-based Governance and Rights Unit, the incumbent will be responsible for implementing the Safe Programming efforts in Hagadera refugee camp and ensuring that the goals and objectives of the project are met.

He/She will provide technical oversight to the field-based staff specifically on the incorporation of protection principles into all of the IRC's and other participating agencies' programs.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Law or social sciences
  • At least 3 years program experience, including mainstreaming in a humanitarian context with protection focus
  • Knowledge of inter/national legal and or policy frameworks relating to refugees strongly desirable
  • Demonstrable experience in negotiating and building implementing coalitions of multiple agencies desirable.
  • Community mobilization and capacity building experience desirable

Required Experience & Competencies:
  • Ability to work well under minimum supervision
  • Ready to work in hardship areas with basic services available.
  • Team player, hard worker.
  • Good interpersonal and team building skills
  • Ability to live and work under pressure in an strenuous environment
  • Fluency in English.

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Please apply on or before 30th July, 2014

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IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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