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Important Note: Hiring for this position is contingent to approval by the Donor which is expected by the end of October 2020

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 20 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 40 years, and manages and delivers large, complex programs to meet the needs in health, education, protection, environmental health, and livelihoods for displaced, poor, and disaster-affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and is currently present in 4 provinces including Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the newly Merged Districts of KP – Ex Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Job Overview/Summary:

Under the leadership of Sr. Cash Program Manager, the Field Officer will work with teams to complete beneficiary identification and cash distribution tasks within the projects in their respective project district.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Engage the communities using participation techniques and provide orientation to them on project objectives, targeting criteria and the process of selection of beneficiaries 
  • Conduct beneficiary identification and targeting with project staff and community leaders
  • Work closely with team and conduct information verification, beneficiary registration and orientation as per project plans
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with beneficiaries/communities and conduct assessment
  •  Engage in regular and continuous follow up with the beneficiaries regarding cash distributions
  • Maintenance of record soft and hard at office and field level

·         Perform other duties as requested by the Manager

Position Reports to:  Provincial Coordinator / Head of Office/ Sr. Manager Cash Transfer

Position directly supervises:  None

Indirect Reporting: None

Job Requirements:

Education:

  • Graduate/Master degree in social sciences, social work, or rural development

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in an INGO or three years in national NGO

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

·         Excellent interviewing skills; listening skills.

·         Computer literate with Microsoft Word/ Excel, spread sheets

·         Willingness and ability to travel within program districts  

·         Knowledge of using online databases and portals

Language Skills: 

·         English, Urdu and local language (must)

Desirable criteria:  

·         Livelihoods & Cash Transfers projects experience

·         Knowledge and previous experience of working in project area

The IRC Core Values and Commitments

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons.
  • IRC is committed to ensuring that IRC staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the IRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

o        Level of interaction with children: frequent direct contact with children

  • IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment.

Women candidates, minorities and persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
20 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Department:
International Rescue Committee
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
2 Years
Apply Before:
Oct 26, 2020
Posting Date:
Oct 16, 2020
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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

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