Organization : International Rescue Committee (IRC)
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Date : 17 Nov 2017
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Deadline : 27 / November / 2017
Job Title: Senior Protection Manager
Location : Mae Sot, Tak Province
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provides assistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces.
The IRC’s Protection program in Thailand works to integrate international humanitarian protection principles and gender equality into all facets of program implementation, while promoting increased access to justice and legal services for conflict-affected individuals and communities. The program seeks to protect and promote the rights of displaced persons in refugee camps, migrant communities and urban areas in Thailand, as well as in southeast Myanmar. The program ensures that people are safe in their homes and communities; that they receive appropriate support after experiencing harm, and aims to enable displaced people to exercise free and informed decisions on where to live.
Under the direct supervision of the Protection Coordinator (PC), and the overall guidance of the Deputy Director of Programs (DDP), the Senior Protection Manager will be responsible for taking the lead in implementing protection activities on access to justice and protection mainstreaming. This include working together with the Protection Coordinator to develop work plans, design activities, and collect data for monitoring and evaluation. The Senior Protection Manager will also be responsible for providing daily technical support to sub-grantees and coordinate with local authorities and local organizations on IRC’s protection initiatives and advocacy.
- Assist the Protection Coordinator in managing protection activities in Thailand in accordance with project strategy IRC Strategic Action Plan and rights-based approach, ensuring that all project activities are implemented in line with the work plan, project indicators, and project’s strategy and properly documented.
- Ensure that relevant data are collected according to the monitoring and evaluation integrated plan and framework.
- Lead the implementation of protection mainstreaming within IRC Thailand and with IRC partners based in Thailand.
- Assist the Protection Coordinator in developing information systems for protection activities and ensure that data are collected and used to inform decision-making and improve quality of programming.
- Ensure appropriate financial planning, monitoring and oversight, and efficient use of resources, in compliance with donor and IRC regulations.
- Assist the Protection Coordinator and the Legal Assistance Coordinator in developing and writing project reports and other project documents as necessary.
Partnerships and Coordination
- Support the Protection Coordinator in managing and monitoring sub-grantees and partners.
- Support the Protection Coordinator in managing relationships with partners in coordination with IRC’s Program and Grants unit, including with other IRC sector coordinators. Promote partners relationship based on principles of mutual trust and respect, mutual accountability, reciprocity, inclusion and transparency.
- Support the Protection Coordinator in ensuring that technical and mentoring is tailored and responsive to the needs of partners and identified through joint assessment and monitoring activities. Set out and develop individual capacity development plans for partners by engaging with appropriate staff from partner organizations.
- Support the Protection Coordinator and other sector leads in coordinating with Thai local authorities, universities in Thailand (i.e. Chiangmai University and Thammasart University) particularly on areas of violence prevention and response in Thailand.
- Work with the IRC sector leads and coordinators to ensure that protection activities are coordinated and integrated with other sectors, including through incorporation of protection principles into program interventions.
- Work with IRC program staff on access to justice, women protection and empowerment, child protection and health to ensure a coordinated response to violence prevention programming in Thailand.
- Represent the IRC’s project effectively and professionally to external stakeholders, including project partners and donors
- Post-graduate degree law, gender, social work, humanitarian work or a related field
- At least five years of working experience on access to justice, gender or protection, including four years of project management experience
- Experience working with civil society partners and/or community-based organizations on capacity building/organizational development is essential
- Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, including the ability to design and deliver training, facilitate workshop and lead meetings/dialogues
- Able to work independently while being a strong team player; culturally sensitive with the ability and interest to work with multi-ethnic, multi-language and a multi-cultural team
- Good management skills; competent in Windows, MS office programs, emails
- Fluency in spoken and written English and Thai language required; Burmese and Karen is a plus
- Able to travel regularly along the Thailand-Myanmar borders and able to travel to refugee camps and other project areas on a regular basis.
Working Environment: The position will be based in the IRC office in Mae Sot, Tak province, with extensive travel to the refugee camps and the Thailand-Myanmar border area.
HOW TO APPLY:
Application letter and most recent CV in English stating qualifications and experience should be submitted to the IRC Human Resources Department at Thailand.HR@rescue.org
All applications will be treated confidentially and not returned. The IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. The IRC is an equal opportunity employer.
APPLICATION DEADLINE : 27 November 2017
Contact : Thailand.firstname.lastname@example.org