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.
- 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.