Scope: Since its inception in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has been a global leader in emergency response and providing durable solutions for conflict- and crisis-affected populations. IRC has been active in Pakistan since 1980, mobilizing and empowering Afghan refugees and earthquake-affected Pakistani communities to take a proactive role in the provision and development of essential services. Today, IRC Pakistan works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations to manage and deliver large, complex programs to meet needs and support community building in a variety of sectors, including education, water and sanitation, reproductive health, women�s and children�s protection and empowerment, food security, and economic recovery and development.
IRC is seeking a Director of Communication and Outreach (DCO) for a United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project to support Pakistani-led efforts to introduce and institutionalize improvements in reading instruction and reading assessment in grades one through five in public and private schools throughout Pakistan. The DCO will be responsible for overseeing all communication, advocacy, and outreach activities of the project. This position will lead and collaborate with a team of technical specialists and together with the other members of the senior management team will work to ensure that the activities of this project are implemented in accordance with established standards and recognized best practices to contribute to the achievement of the project�s objectives. The DCO will report to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for Programs. This position is contingent on the IRC being awarded funding and is anticipated to begin in April 2013.Job Responsibilities:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading global relief and development organization, established in 1933, and currently working in 42 countries worldwide. IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 30 years, and manages & delivers large, complex programs to meet needs in health, educatio ...Read More