Emergency Response - Senior Protection Role of Law Capacity Building Officer (Termanin)

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Job Description

The Protection Role of Law (PRoL) Senior capacity building Officer will be responsible for training activities aimed at improving the capacity of PROL staff implementing protection prevention and response activities. The PROL Senior capacity building Officer will design and implement trainings on protection case management, general protection topics and any other needed topics, also will assist with general programmatic responsibilities and administrative as needed, and attend relevant meetings and workshops when assigned.


- Conduct training need assessment for PRoL staff and other staff from IRC sectors to identify capacity \ trainings needs and gaps. - Regularly communicate identified capacity and training gaps and needs to the line manager. - Develop a training plan in coordination with the PROL Manager. - Plan, coordinate and deliver relevant protection related trainings to PROL staff. - Support community engagement. - Support in developing the program tools. - Enhance the integration modality within the PROL and other departments. - Develop and adapt training materials (handouts, presentations, etc.) and tools to monitor effectiveness of trainings, including pre and post-tests. - Update training material and tools in addition to develop facilitation guides, etc as requested. - Follow-up interviews to reflect on training experiences and monitoring data to improve future trainings - Ensure all training and capacity building activities are carried out in accordance with IRC polices and procedure. - Ensure that all necessary requirements for successful training sessions are prepared in a timely manner in coordination with the Manager and relevant staff members. - Coordinate and organizing logistics for training. - Provide support to the development and implementation of community engagement and outreach strategies, plan and activities. - Support with the development or revision of guideline and resources used for awareness raising sessions and information dissemination activities and provide needed awareness sessions in the community. - Compile and timely submit reports related to training activities - Conduct regular coaching and mentoring sessions with local partner staff and mobilize other IRC’s team members to provide technical input and expertise. - Ensure proper documentation of all training and capacity building session, keep track of the attendance sheets, and prepare reports as required - Coordination, follow up with PROL staff to have strong referral pathway.

Other Duties:

- Other duties as assigned by the PROL Manager to enable and develop IRC programs. - All IRC staff are required to adhere to The IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies

Staff Performance Management, Learning & Development



Required Experience/qualification/Skills

- Bachelor degree in a relevant field (e.g. social work, sociology, psychology, law) - At least 3 years professional technical experience including a minimum of 1 year implementing Protection programs in emergency/conflict contexts. Direct experience in any of the IRC protection program streams is an advantage - Good knowledge of protection minimum standards for humanitarian action. - Excellent interactive training and facilitation skills that focus on using technology-based learning approach. - Good communication skills including ability to gain trust and establish relationships with new communities - Demonstrated understanding of working with vulnerable groups in humanitarian setting - Previous experience in capacity building and mentoring of staff preferred - Personal qualities: Great teammate, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well - High standard of spoken and written Arabic and English - Computer skills including Microsoft Word Experience in regular report writing. - The staff should be willing to be based in the field with regular travel among IDP camps and host community and must be a Syrian citizenship, where possible occasionally travel to IRC's office in Turkey.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

- A commitment to IRC’s mission, vision, values and IRC Way – Professional Code of Conduct. - Credible written, presentation and verbal communication skills; ability to convey information effectively and solid experience providing training and staff development - Validated sense of professional discretion, integrity, and ability to handle complex situations diplomatically and to effective resolution. - Excellent management and interpersonal skills and a solid ability to promote harmonious/cohesive teamwork, in a cross-cultural context. - Validated ability to plan long-term, organize priorities and work under administrative and programmatic pressures with detail orientation and professional patience. - Highly collaborative and resourceful; ability to establish positive working relationships with senior level management and all other partners to maximize cooperation and productivity. - Curiosity, a desire to continually learn and develop and a sense of humor is a must. - Analytical ability in creating effective solutions to complex matters while adhering to labor laws and internal policies.


- Arabic is required, while English is desired. - Travel: 15% to field sites in Idleb as well as attending workshops and meetings.

Deadline to apply 16 April 2023

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: PRoL Manager Position directly supervises: N/A

Indirect Reporting (If applicable): Senior PRoL Manager Key Internal Contacts: Integrated Protection Coordinator, Senior Child Protection Manager.

Key External Contacts: Other services providers and actors

Professional Standards: IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values, IRC operates and carries out policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Respect at Work Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Returning National Candidates: We strongly encourage national or returning national candidates to apply for this position. If you are a citizen of the Country in which this position is based and are currently located outside of your home country and possess over two years of international work experience, the Middle East Region has introduced an attractive remuneration package. The package includes competitive compensation, return flight to post, shipping allowance, temporary housing and a relocation allowance. Certain restrictions may apply. IRC strives to attract, motivate and retain qualified national staff in our programs.

Accountability to Clients: IRC staff must adhere to the commitment of contributing to the sustainability and development of its (CR) Client Responsiveness Mechanisms, preserving the culture of prioritizing the needs of our clients and affected communities by systematically listening to their perspectives and using their feedback to make programmatic decisions and give them greater influence over program design and delivery.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Diversity and Inclusion: at IRC MENA, we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Organizations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, nationality, and perspective are validated to be better organizations. More importantly, creating a safe workspace environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best is the right thing to do. So, bring your whole self to work.

IRC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful and safe work environment where all persons are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. In keeping with our core values of Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality, IRC strives to maintain a work environment built on mutual respect in which all individuals treat each other professionally, and free of bias, prejudice, and harassment. IRC expressly prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or bullying of IRC Persons in any work setting. All IRC staff, wherever they are located, are accountable for creating an environment free of discrimination, harassment, bullying, and retaliation.

Added 1 year ago - Updated 1 year ago - Source: rescue.org