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WPE Officer

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Job Type : Full-Time
Education Requirement : Bachelor Degree
Skills : computer (advanced)  English (Fluent) 
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Work Days : Monday To Friday
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Job Description

The WPE Officer be responsible for implementation of the Safe at Home project. Safe at Home is a family violence prevention project, which seeks to reduce risks faced by women and children in the home.

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct supervision of community facilitators implementing the safe at home family violence curriculum in their communities.
  • Provide training and capacity building to community facilitators.
  • Regular monitoring and evaluation of community facilitators’ activities to assess progress, identify issues, collect information, and document lessons learned.
  • Collect data from community facilitators for monthly reports and submit to supervisor.
  • Coordinate and communicate with CSOs for the safe at home project.
  • Participate in weekly debriefings with other program staff and supervisors.
  • Regularly gather feedback from the community to improve quality and effectiveness of activities.
  • Coordinate with local partners and community leaders to enable and develop WPE programming.
  • Ensure IRC’s work with the community adheres to best practice.
  • Prepare and submit regular work plans and activity reports for supervisor review and feedback.
  • Prepare and submit financial documentation as required by IRC policies.
  • Attend meetings on behalf of the WPE program as relevant or requested.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Knowledge of Gender Based Violence or child protection required.
  • Strong commitment of women’s rights/ human rights is required.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience working in NGOs.
  • Diploma in related field desired or equivalent professional experience.
  • NGO experience with community mobilization.
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating trainings and workshops.
  • Strong ability to organize work, coordinate multiple tasks, meet deadlines, work in a professional environment, work under pressure, and work within a multi-cultural team.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders including community leaders and CSOs.
  • Experience supervising and mentoring others.
  • Willingness to learn and challenge oneself and others regarding gender roles, power relationships and gender-based violence.
  • Relevant computer skills.
  • Fluent in Burmese and English skills.
  • Secondary relevant language of Northern Shan State preferred.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Northern Shan State.

Myanmar nationals with relevant skills sets and proven experience of working at international level are strongly encouraged.

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