WPE GBVIMS Officer
Job Title: WPE GBVIMS Officer
Number of positions: 1
Duty Station : Aden with frequent travels to Field Sites
Background: 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 and life changing assistance to refugees and persons of concern 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. Operational since May 2012 in Yemen, the IRC has been providing essential lifesaving services to conflict-affected populations and has quickly scaled up its response to the current food insecurity crisis through an integrated, multi-sector response. To help ensure that vulnerable households are able to access food to meet their immediate consumption needs, the IRC has mobilized funding to provide food vouchers in Abyan, Aden, Hodeidah, Sana’a, Al Dhale’e, Lahj and Shabwa governorates.
Under the supervision of IRC Yemen WPE Program coordinator, and based in Aden the GBVIMS Officer will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data of activities done by WPE response team in the Women and Girls Community Center (WGCC) or mobile team and activities done by Prevention &risk reduction team in WPE Field Sites including Aden , Abyan, Aldale’e , Sana’a and Alhodeidah Governorates .
Monitoring and Information Management
- Directly oversee all WPE data collection and management with the support and supervision of the WPE Managers and Coordinator ;
- Ensure data received from the field teams is correctly entered into the program trackers on a regular weekly basis - gather, consolidate, clarify errors and clear the program data;
- Ensure accurate and regular data entry and review, including robust analysis and identification of trends, following the WPE information management protocols and standards set out by the GBVIMS;
- Maintain the WPE information management system and ensure safe, ethical, and accurate documentation, filing, storing and usage of information;
- Share weekly the updated Program Data and Indicator tracker with the Snr WPE Manager and WPE Managers, alongside a brief trends analysis report on cases documented to guide GBV prevention activities and inform programming;
- Ensure all hard copy of case management and WPE activities files are securely stored (i.e. in strong lockable file cabinets where appropriate);
- Contribute to project monitoring and evaluation, including leading on or supporting the team with focus group discussions, community consultations, and carrying out feedback surveys with women and adolescent girls;
- Analyze and share results of safety audits, focus groups, and community consultations, including identifying trends and context changes;
- Participate in the design and implementation of the M&E plans for the WPE program;
- Support the WPE team on the WPE emergency assessments in case of new displacement;
- Regularly visit program activities to ensure that all data is correctly collected and stored, and shared in a timely manner;
- Use project indicator data to monitor achievement towards objectives; report any projected shortcomings or gaps to the WPE Managers and Coordinator ;
- In coordination with the MEAL team, develop online database forms and other tools to facilitate the collection of data from field-based staff;
- Support proposal development as necessary.
- Submit monthly program data and indicator tracking reports and analysis to the WPE Coordinator and WPE Managers, in-line with safety and ethical standards;
- Compile, edit, and write monthly and quarterly WPE quantitative program reports using assigned template, including collating reports from field staff and producing final information products
- Act as focal point for Activity Info and other quantitative donor reporting
Training and Supervision
- Train and offer needed support to WPE staff to correctly and effective use GBVIMS tools (GBV Classification tool, consent form, intake form, incident recorder & ISP) and WPE case trackers and other program activity and indicator trackers;
- Train WPE program staff in data collection and reporting tools and requirements as needed;
- Train WPE program staff on online databases as needed.
- All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies;
- Other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Key Working Relationships:
- Position Reports to: WPE Coordinator
- Position directly supervises: None
- Position provides technical support and mentorship on information management :WPE team
- Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other relevant training
- Good working knowledge of English language.
- Minimum three years professional experience in implementing GBV response programs.
- Excellent knowledge of the working environment
- Knowledge of GBVIMS or confidential data entry
- Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible, able to handle pressure well, and strong communication skills
- Deep understanding of gender-based violence, women’s protection and empowerment in the context of Yemen
- Excellent computer skills and abilities in Excel, Word, and web-based platforms/databases, and the ability to train others in these systems;
- Strong ability to work independently, meet deadlines, prioritize work under pressure, and maintain attention to detail;
- Willing to work as a member of a diverse team and maintain a positive attitude and good communication under pressure;
Standards for Professional Conduct:
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, and Anti-Retaliation.
Qualified and Interested individuals are required to apply for this position via the IRC Career at the following link: https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=5735
Deadline for Applying: July 24, 2019.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.