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Position: Program Manager (GBV)


Report to: Country Manager


The American Refugee Committee (ARC) is an entrepreneurial humanitarian organization that assists displaced people to move from vulnerability to resilience, from impoverishment to well-being, and from exclusion to inclusion. Since 2002 ARC has been providing humanitarian relief and development assistance in Pakistan through meaningful engagement with refugees and internally displaced people, innovative human-centered programs, and rigorous attention to outcomes. ARC provides multi-sectorial programs that include primary and reproductive health, health clinic management, GBV programming, water and sanitation, shelter, and emergency response.

Key Responsibilities:     

§  Provide technical support to maintain high quality program inputs and outputs in the Protection / GBV in program implementation

§  Provide technical support to new program development, including assistance in conducting assessments, etc.

§  Ensure that all programs are gender-sensitive

§  Collect data and figures from field team and compile and submit monthly quarterly and annual reports of ongoing project to Country Manager.

 §  Supervise GBV and protection related field activities (Current & future) under the directions of Country Manager.

§  Ensure that protection staff (including implementing partner team members) are properly trained and equipped to do their jobs.

§  Assign tasks & duties to Protection / GBV field staff regarding monthly work plans

 §  Manage and assist in implementation of work plans for GBV and protection related activities in coordination with the District Coordination

§  Ensure proper documentation of Protection / GBV project

§  Maintain records and supply chain to youth clubs & skill centers

§  Prepare weekly reports on GBV/Protection activities and contribute to ARC donor reports

§  Conduct Field Visits as advised by the supervisor.

§  Attend any meeting / training / workshop / conference as suggested by the Supervisor.

§  Contribute practically and by bringing new ideas for improvement of service delivery at field.   

§  Focus on GBV activities with the close coordination with filed team like ORW, MT for bringing improvement in GBV program of ARC.

 Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to take initiatives
  • Team player
  • Strong communicational skills
  • Multi tasking and can work under pressure
  • Experience working with diverse communities
  • Commitment to ARC’s mandate and objectives
  • Must be flexible towards working on weekends or late hours

 Relevant Experience:

The candidate preferably shall have a Masters Degree in Gender Studies, Psychology, Human Rights or development with 5 years experience of protection, GBV and Development sector or must have expanded experience and minimum of Bachelors degree. 

§  Client centered approach for handing GBV and protection cases

§  Developed sense of client privacy and sharing of information for GBV/Protection cases

§  Counseling skills

§  Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.

§  Familiarity with local languages and customs and tradition will be an advantage.

§  She must have ability to work under extreme pressure, in difficult conditions while maintaining security awareness.

§  Solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office, MS), and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment.

§  The candidate must have good writing and speaking English skills and knowledge of English, Urdu, pashto, and other languages spoken in the region.

Women are encouraged to apply!

Job Details

Job Channel:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Gender Studies, Psychology, Human Rights or development
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
5 Years - 5 Years
Apply Before:
May 25, 2017
Posting Date:
May 19, 2017
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American Refugee Committee

N.G.O./Social Services · 51-100 employees - Islamabad

Not for Profit Organization Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief

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