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Background/IRC Summary:  The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 30 years, and manages & delivers large, complex programs to meet needs in health, education, protection, environmental health and livelihoods for displaced, poor & conflict-affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and currently works in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces.

Job Overview/Summary:

Under the supervision of the DRR Specialist Sindh, the Senior Training Officer’s primary responsibility will be to coordinate Trainings, design, arrange and conduct trainigns related to Disaster Risk Reduction and food security to flood affected populations in Sindh

Major Responsibilities:

Trainings

  • Take Lead in conducting TNA and preparation of Capacity Building Plan for the targeted communities, Government Officials, Education department and the civil society networks
  • Rollout capacity building plan by designing and conducting training workshops in collaboration with Project/Sector Managers as per project timelines and requirements
  • Take Lead and Support Project/Sector Managers in Developing /Adapting modules for Trainings as per capacity building component of the project
  • Conduct advanced training programmes for Village Disaster Management Committees (VDMCs) covering Hazard, Vulnerability and Capacity assessment (HVCA); Child Centered DRR, Child Protection, life Skills and safety measures.
  • Conduct Training programmes for teachers on School Safety, Risk and Resource Mapping and DRR planning
  • Preparation & development of IEC materials.
  • Conduction and management of Awareness walks
  • Regular Sessions with communities and Children & teachers in target schools on Basic information on project activities.
  • Organizing training sessions and develop reports.
  • Undertake any other tasks assigned by supervisor. 

Day To Day Tasks Management

  • Develop training reports and share with Project Manager.
  • Map out IEC materials available in the region to be replicated, adapted and utilized in various awareness raising activities in the project and prepare training contents and materials
  • Maintain trainings records and develop data base of trained participants in both soft and hard forms
  • Provide regular and follow up support to community mobilization officers for community trainings and sessions related activities

Job Requirements:

Education:

 Master Degree in Development studies, disaster management or equivalent experience in social work and/or other relevant discipline

Work Experience:

Total Work Experience 4 years having considerable command over PRA tools and techniques, Sector Experience 2 years

Experience of implementing best practices

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Advanced knowledge of  software (Microsoft Windows, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint),
  • Strong interpersonal & team building skills and excellence as a team player
  • Must have good communication skills, presentation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and remain cool under pressure; and
  • Experience in report writing;

Language Skills: 

Strong English language skills both written and oral; knowledge of local languages including Sindhi

Desirable criteria: 

Past work experience on cash transfer & DRR projects 

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Contract
Department:
International Rescue Committee
Job Location:
G.T Road, Ghotki, Pakistan
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Master Degree in Development studies, disaster management or equivalent experience in social work and/or other relevant discipline
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years (Total Work Experience 4 years having considerable command over PRA tools and techniques, Sector Experience 2 years Experience of implementing best practices)
Apply Before:
Oct 02, 2016
Posting Date:
Sep 23, 2016
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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