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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 Sr. Manager Post Award and support of Head of Office, the Sr. Reporting Officer’s primary responsibility will be to coordinate reporting, support and assist the day-to-day management of tasks and program support related to Disaster Risk Reduction and food security to flood affected populations in Sindh

Major Responsibilities:

Managing Project Reporting

  • Provide support in  project progress reports, activity/ event
  • Review reports received from sector heads, partners/stakeholders and share feedback
  • Prepare sector updates for factsheets, newsletters or other internal or external publications
  • Coordinate reporting activities;
  • Provide technical support and clarification on reporting policies;

Information Management

  • Assist in collecting, compiling, organizing and storing the flow of information and files produced within the projects to  support  vulnerable population
  • Maintain the information at office level that can be helpful for project, reporting and any new initiatives
  • Update program information and provide relevant project documentation, for monthly/quarterly reports, monitoring tools, fact sheets etc.
  • Maintain and disseminate program schedules, monitoring tools and calendars among the program team.
  • Maintain projects information including reports, database, pictures, videos, meeting minutes and presentations
  • Monitor and review regular sources of information and data required for preparation of reports, e.g., information from field teams, other IRC offices, news clippings, surveys;
  • Gather and analyze information about donor policies, trends and preferences;
  • Compile field level information required for operational reports to donors;

Coordination

  • Provide administrative and organizational support to Coordinator and Senior Managers in briefing and meetings
  • Participate in professional training and development activities as necessary.
  • Liaise as needed with Country Office, NGOs and other UN agencies;

Day To Day Tasks Management

·         Arrange progress review meetings, as and when necessary; record and disseminate minutes of meetings

·         Assist the Provincial Head KP in internal and external communication matters, including take minutes of the meetings and monthly report writing

Program Support

  • Support the Program Teams in drafting concept papers, project proposals, log-frames, work plans, budgets, project reports and reviews, if required     
  • Assist program units in organizing and conducting impact studies, baseline studies, assessments and surveys.
  • Conduct field visits for recording program reports, write case studies, research studies
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Position Reports to:  Post Award Sr. Manager   

Position directly supervises:  none

Indirect Reporting: None

Job Requirements:

Education:

Master degree in management, communication field or social sciences.

Work Experience:

A minimum of 3 years of experience in I/NGO related to reporting and communication, coordination and information management; and advanced training/courses in English, social sciences, international relations, communications, or other related fields

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Advanced knowledge of  software (Microsoft Windows, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint),
  • Ability to use digital video and still cameras;
  • Ability to make power point and other types of presentations;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and remain cool under pressure; and
  • Experience in report/grant writing;
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Team worker with flexibility;

Language Skills: 

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

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, 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.
  • Level of interaction with children: Frequent direct contact with children
  • IRC ensures that its staff must actively practice the roles and responsibilities related to client responsiveness, accountability to people in affected communities and must have competencies to solicits and listens to feedback and other’s perspectives, responds to feedback with maturity and sensitivity and takes appropriate decisions and makes changes to behavior or actions in response to feedback.
  • 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 and persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply. 

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
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:
3 Years
Apply Before:
Nov 11, 2019
Posting Date:
Nov 07, 2019
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