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  • NAFASI ZA KAZI-New light children Centre organization (NELICO)

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    NELICO
    New Light Children Centre Organization (NELICO). Is a Non-profit, NonGovernmental Organization registered under the Non-Governmental Organizations Act  No. 24 of 2002 on 28th March 2006 and awarded with registration certificate No. 00NGO/0739. NELICO currently operate in Geita Region focusing on supporting Orphans, Most Vulnerable children and Youth by providing free legal services to the marginalized groups, direct support to MVC, Youth involvement, Health awareness, improved quality education and Psychosocial Support to women, children and people with Disability.

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  • WPE Psychosocial Support Officer-International Rescue Committee Company Location Kasulu, Kigoma, Tanzania

    Requisition ID: req5701

    Job Title: WPE Psychosocial Support Officer

    Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment

    Employment Category: Fixed Term

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Open to Expatriates: No

    Location: Kasulu, Tanzania

    Job Description

    The International Rescue Committee 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, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 30 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.

    The IRC has been present in Tanzania for 25 years, supporting refugees and Tanzanians with health, education and protection. With a National Office in Dar es Salaam and field offices in Kasulu, Kibondo and Kigoma, the IRC serves over 200,000 people each year.

    The IRC currently has over 200 staff and employs a further 2,000 refugee workers to enable the frontline delivery of its programmes. Together, we aim to provide the best possible impact for some of the most vulnerable children, women and men. In all that we do, IRC strives to deliver through IRC’s core values of Integrity, Accountability and Service. This new role is at the heart of that challenge.

    The Women’s Protection and Empowerment program in Tanzania has worked to strengthen gender-based violence (GBV) service delivery, help survivors heal, mobilize communities to prevent violence, and promote women and girls’ inclusion. The IRC works to ensure GBV survivors have access to life-saving care, improved protection and envisions a country in which women and girls are respected, have access to essential services and opportunities, and live free from violence. The IRC Tanzania has been implementing GBV programs in refugee camps.

    This position will be responsible for providing direct comprehensive case management service and holistic psychosocial support services, in best response to the needs of GBV survivors in the the target population/ assigned refugee camp. The Psychosocial Support Officer work in close coordination with multi-sectoral response GBV services providers. The position is based in the assigned camp and report to GBV Psychosocial Support Supervisor.
    The incumbent will provide professional psychosocial and confidential services to survivors of GBV, grounded in the IRC’s holistic, survivor-centered case management approach.
    Provide case management services in accordance with the case management steps, conduct safety assessment and planning, conduct consent based, timely multi sectoral response referrals for GBV survivors including access to justice, working closely with the WPE legal team.
    Ethically and confidentially document client information through accurate filling of IRC provided intake forms and ensure confidential and safe storage
    Ensure cases that need life-saving services are prioritized for immediate medical or security related action.
    Ensure proper and safe documentation of reported GBV incidences through utilization of GBVIMS tools and coding system; consent form, case intake form, action plan, follow up plan, client satisfaction tool and other case management tools accurately and appropriately, strictly follow data protection protocol and confidentiality. Secure document storage in a lockable cabinet and location at all time.
    Conduct GBV ethical and accuracy data collection in GBV information management systems (GBVIMS) entered with data protection and confidentiality – working with supervisor for analysis, planning, evaluation to inform WPE programming
    Conduct effective working relationships with all GBV services providers including police, and MHA at camp level in best representation of survivors’ best interest and needs, use and follow of GBV referral pathway and GBV SoPs.
    Attend internal weekly case review meeting with supervisor.
    Attend Case conference meeting as assigned by supervisor.
    Ensure that IRC support center is safe, confidential, and accessible in supportive environment for GBV survivors.
    Advocate on survivors’ needs and best interest, ensure actions are immediate taken especially medical and safety issues, and other survivors’ needs are met by services providers.
    Promote networks with community leaders, women leaders, women’s group, service providers and camp management to ensure that survivors receive compassionate support from the community.
    Data collection and reporting;
    Conduct regular administration of client satisfaction surveys for survivors accessing GBV services
    Conduct regular IRC case management supervision tools with officer and case worker.
    Regular check data quality and accuracy, review case files on a regular basis, focusing on active cases to make sure that a) forms are being used and filled out appropriately; and b) to monitor the services that are being provided (as documented in the case file).
    Track indicators, maintain, update and analyze data on WPE response activity and indicator
    Prepare and submit timely and quality weekly, monthly, quality and other donor reports as per the donor requirements, including assist in proposal input. Accountable to meet report deadline.
    Support and working closely with WPE M&E Manager on program data collection.
    Use of WPE Response M&E tools and GBVIMS tools sufficiently and systematically
    Participate in data analysis, interpretation of the analyzed data on GBV reporting trends to inform intervention areas.
    Program management
    With support from supervisor participate in all response budget planning; accountable for develop and maintain work plans, spending and procurement plans, tracking expenditures and ensure all prevention activities are allowable and allocable according to IRC and donor compliance and regulations; review monthly BvA and bring any over/under expenditure, miss-charge or double charging issues etc to the attention of the supervisor in a timely manner and jointly develop corrective plans and prepare response activity cash projection submit to supervisor.
    Build the knowledge and skills of case worker/incentive staff on GBV cases management emphasis on safety assessment and planning, and psychosocial support/counseling, referral to other services.
    Communicate any incentive staffs issue to supervisor in a timely manner. Any recruitment of the new incentive staff must obtain supervisor approval.
    Participate and support in building the capacity of community based groups to provide ongoing psychosocial support to emotionally distressed persons
    Participate in capacity building of other service providers and community based structures to ensure that survivors receive compassionate support as assigned by supervisor.
    Conduct transparent and accountable records of beneficiaries issued with non-food items distribution at the IRC support center. Inventory of all materials support must be regular update and accurate.
    Participate the identification for material needs of GBV survivors in collaboration with Supervisor and initiate purchase requests to respond to the needs in line with approved budgets, and in advance of the quarterly procuring.
    Direct manage assets/inventory assigned to the support centers
    General Responsibilities:
    Attend and participate in trainings identified organized by your supervisor.
    Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
    Support the IRC Tanzania Country SAP implementation in Kibondo field office, coordinate with other IRC actors particularly Health, Education, MHPSS and Operational Department to achieve the IRC strategy outcome with support of WPE Sr. Manager and WPE Coordinator.
    Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (Tanzania and worldwide) as per the IRC Tanzania reporting mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of all staff members.
    Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
    Represent IRC at inter-agency meetings as assigned.
    Assist in control and proper usage of stationery and other items relating to work.
    Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.
    Qualifications
    Bachelors Degree in counseling and/or psychology. Diploma holders with extensive work experience will also be considered.
    Minimum 2 years of direct psychosocial/counseling experience with a reputable agency; experience working mental health cases preferred.
    Clear understanding of psychosocial support, psychosocial care, counseling and support service for survivor of GBV.
    Must maintain confidentiality, working ethics, GBV guiding principle and uphold rights and survivor best interest, respect survivor decision at all times.
    Positive, highly motivated, innovative, with strong organizational and inter-personal skills.
    Able to work as part of a team.
    Strong knowledge of computer applications, including MS Word, Excel and power point
    Willing to work in a remote location.
    Fluency in Swahili and English, knowledge of French or Kirundi is a plus.

    Please submit your application through our recruitment portal to the link:

    https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=5701

    before the deadline 23rd July 2019.

    Qalified women are encouraged to apply

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  • NAFASI YA KAZI-International Rescue Committee (IRC), WPE Psychosocial Support Officer

    Job Title: WPE Psychosocial Support Officer
    Requisition ID: req5701
    Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment
    Employment Category: Fixed Term
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Open to Expatriates: No
    Location: Kasulu, Tanzania

    Job Description
    The International Rescue Committee 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, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 30 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.
    The IRC has been present in Tanzania for 25 years, supporting refugees and Tanzanians with health, education and protection. With a National Office in Dar es Salaam and field offices in Kasulu, Kibondo and Kigoma, the IRC serves over 200,000 people each year.

    The IRC currently has over 200 staff and employs a further 2,000 refugee workers to enable the frontline delivery of its programmes. Together, we aim to provide the best possible impact for some of the most vulnerable children, women and men. In all that we do, IRC strives to deliver through IRC’s core values of Integrity, Accountability and Service. This new role is at the heart of that challenge.

    The Women’s Protection and Empowerment program in Tanzania has worked to strengthen gender-based violence (GBV) service delivery, help survivors heal, mobilize communities to prevent violence, and promote women and girls’ inclusion. The IRC works to ensure GBV survivors have access to life-saving care, improved protection and envisions a country in which women and girls are respected, have access to essential services and opportunities, and live free from violence. The IRC Tanzania has been implementing GBV programs in refugee camps.

    This position will be responsible for providing direct comprehensive case management service and holistic psychosocial support services, in best response to the needs of GBV survivors in the the target population/ assigned refugee camp. The Psychosocial Support Officer work in close coordination with multi-sectoral response GBV services providers. The position is based in the assigned camp and report to GBV Psychosocial Support Supervisor.
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    • The incumbent will provide professional psychosocial and confidential services to survivors of GBV, grounded in the IRC’s holistic, survivor-centered case management approach.
    • Provide case management services in accordance with the case management steps, conduct safety assessment and planning, conduct consent based, timely multi sectoral response referrals for GBV survivors including access to justice, working closely with the WPE legal team.
    • Ethically and confidentially document client information through accurate filling of IRC provided intake forms and ensure confidential and safe storage
    • Ensure cases that need life-saving services are prioritized for immediate medical or security related action.
    • Ensure proper and safe documentation of reported GBV incidences through utilization of GBVIMS tools and coding system; consent form, case intake form, action plan, follow up plan, client satisfaction tool and other case management tools accurately and appropriately, strictly follow data protection protocol and confidentiality. Secure document storage in a lockable cabinet and location at all time.
    • Conduct GBV ethical and accuracy data collection in GBV information management systems (GBVIMS) entered with data protection and confidentiality – working with supervisor for analysis, planning, evaluation to inform WPE programming

    • Conduct effective working relationships with all GBV services providers including police, and MHA at camp level in best representation of survivors’ best interest and needs, use and follow of GBV referral pathway and GBV SoPs.
    • Attend internal weekly case review meeting with supervisor.
    • Attend Case conference meeting as assigned by supervisor.
    • Ensure that IRC support center is safe, confidential, and accessible in supportive environment for GBV survivors.
    • Advocate on survivors’ needs and best interest, ensure actions are immediate taken especially medical and safety issues, and other survivors’ needs are met by services providers.
    • Promote networks with community leaders, women leaders, women’s group, service providers and camp management to ensure that survivors receive compassionate support from the community.

    Data collection and reporting;
    • Conduct regular administration of client satisfaction surveys for survivors accessing GBV services
    • Conduct regular IRC case management supervision tools with officer and case worker.

    • Regular check data quality and accuracy, review case files on a regular basis, focusing on active cases to make sure that a) forms are being used and filled out appropriately; and b) to monitor the services that are being provided (as documented in the case file).
    • Track indicators, maintain, update and analyze data on WPE response activity and indicator
    • Prepare and submit timely and quality weekly, monthly, quality and other donor reports as per the donor requirements, including assist in proposal input. Accountable to meet report deadline.
    • Support and working closely with WPE M&E Manager on program data collection.
    • Use of WPE Response M&E tools and GBVIMS tools sufficiently and systematically
    • Participate in data analysis, interpretation of the analyzed data on GBV reporting trends to inform intervention areas.

    Program management
    • With support from supervisor participate in all response budget planning; accountable for develop and maintain work plans, spending and procurement plans, tracking expenditures and ensure all prevention activities are allowable and allocable according to IRC and donor compliance and regulations; review monthly BvA and bring any over/under expenditure, miss-charge or double charging issues etc to the attention of the supervisor in a timely manner and jointly develop corrective plans and prepare response activity cash projection submit to supervisor.
    • Build the knowledge and skills of case worker/incentive staff on GBV cases management emphasis on safety assessment and planning, and psychosocial support/counseling, referral to other services.
    • Communicate any incentive staffs issue to supervisor in a timely manner. Any recruitment of the new incentive staff must obtain supervisor approval.
    • Participate and support in building the capacity of community based groups to provide ongoing psychosocial support to emotionally distressed persons
    • Participate in capacity building of other service providers and community based structures to ensure that survivors receive compassionate support as assigned by supervisor.
    • Conduct transparent and accountable records of beneficiaries issued with non-food items distribution at the IRC support center. Inventory of all materials support must be regular update and accurate.
    • Participate the identification for material needs of GBV survivors in collaboration with Supervisor and initiate purchase requests to respond to the needs in line with approved budgets, and in advance of the quarterly procuring.
    • Direct manage assets/inventory assigned to the support centers

    General Responsibilities:
    • Attend and participate in trainings identified organized by your supervisor.
    • Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
    • Support the IRC Tanzania Country SAP implementation in Kibondo field office, coordinate with other IRC actors particularly Health, Education, MHPSS and Operational Department to achieve the IRC strategy outcome with support of WPE Sr. Manager and WPE Coordinator.
    • Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (Tanzania and worldwide) as per the IRC Tanzania reporting mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of all staff members.
    • Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
    • Represent IRC at inter-agency meetings as assigned.
    • Assist in control and proper usage of stationery and other items relating to work.
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

    Qualifications
    • Bachelors Degree in counseling and/or psychology. Diploma holders with extensive work experience will also be considered.
    • Minimum 2 years of direct psychosocial/counseling experience with a reputable agency; experience working mental health cases preferred.
    • Clear understanding of psychosocial support, psychosocial care, counseling and support service for survivor of GBV.
    • Must maintain confidentiality, working ethics, GBV guiding principle and uphold rights and survivor best interest, respect survivor decision at all times.
    • Positive, highly motivated, innovative, with strong organizational and inter-personal skills.
    • Able to work as part of a team.
    • Strong knowledge of computer applications, including MS Word, Excel and power point
    • Willing to work in a remote location.
    • Fluency in Swahili and English, knowledge of French or Kirundi is a plus.

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  • Legal Officer Job at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

    Requisition ID: req3959

    Job Title: Legal Officer
    Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment
    Employment Category: Fixed Term
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Location: Kibondo, Tanzania
    Job Description
    The International Rescue Committee (IRC) coordinates the provision of services across a broad spectrum of sectors in Kigoma Region, Tanzania. This position is responsible for providing legal counseling and support to survivors of gender-based violence in the Burundian camp, as well as host communities if required. This position reports to the GBV Response Manger and works in close collaboration with the psychosocial and outreach officers, all based in the camp.

    Program Responsibilities
    Direct program activity

    GBV survivors must be provided services with supportive environment in which there are respected and treated with dignity, following survivor-centered approach that survivor are engaged, and their best interest, rights, needs and wishes of the survivors are respected, as outlined in the IRC’s WPE Case Management Guidelines.
    Adhere to GBV guiding principles: ensure the safety of the survivor and their children at all times, respect the confidentiality of the information provided by GBV survivors, if using interpreters, interpreters must be trained on respecting confidentiality, and conduct interviews in private settings. Maintain a non-judgmental manner and respect the survivor decision.
    Provide legal counselling for GBV survivor regarding potential avenues of legal response; Respect the right to be informed on the details of the legal procedures, including available options, time frame and the consequences.
    Provide and facilitate legal access to all GBV Survivors who opt for legal action include accompany and escort GBV Survivors to Police station and Court whenever requested i.e. by ensuring GBV Survivors and witness summoned to court attend court sessions; Respect the right to legal aid, including the right to refuse legal aid at any time prior or -depending on the type of the crime committed- during legal process.
    Coordinate with the Prosecutor, pre court legal counseling and preparation support to GBV Survivors, witnesses and medical experts before court sessions i.e. District Courts, Primary Courts.
    Continually update the GBV Psychosocial Officer about the survivors’ case and link the survivor with the case worker for ongoing psychosocial support or referral to additional services.
    Monitor GBV survivors overall security risk as a result of pursuing legal action; ensure the survivor is protected against any risks of further offence that the alleged offender may cause and link the survivor with the Psychosocial Officer / GBV Case Workers to provide adequate response/referral to ensure needs and security concerns of the survivors are met.
    In collaboration of GBV Response Manager and Psychosocial Support Supervisor monitoring the situation of the survivor even after the finalization of legal proceedings to prevent retaliation or secondary victimization at the hands of the perpetrator, the perpetrator’s family or friends, as well as to address stigmatization by the community.
    Conduct different trainings to different groups in the camp on Tanzanian and international law, as it relates to women and girls protection from GBV to the Police, Sungusungu, women’s representatives, Zone Leaders, religious leaders, other community representatives, service providers and implementing partners.
    Conduct GBV related-legal information dissemination (legal aid clinics) or other targeted legal activity in different zones in the camp to increase awareness in preventing and responding to GBV incidents.
    Data collection and reporting
    Monitor all cases sent to court by using a tracking system as well as follow-up;
    Contributing for developing, drafting and update legal guidelines, and training materials on GBV related to Tanzanian law and/or international law.
    Ensure proper and safe legal documentation, case information, data security and storage. Utilization of GBVIMS consent form, legal intake form, action plan. All forms must use accurately and appropriately, strictly follow data protection protocol and confidentiality; maintain confidentiality with regards to client information at all times.
    Track indicators and analyze data on all legal counseling, legal access, including those where legal action is not pursued or has been pursued but subsequently failed.
    Prepare and submit timely and quality monthly and donor reports as per the donor requirements, including assist in proposal input on access to justice gaps, and needs.
    Coordination
    Following up on cases with law enforcement bodies to ensure that the rights of the survivor are promoted and protected throughout the legal process,
    Advocate with court official where there are gaps in dispensing the justice system,
    Link and coordinate with other services providers ensure integrated approaches to access to justices e.g. WLAC, TRCS, MSF, Judiciary etc;
    Participate in coordination meeting with Legal actors so as to smoothen the process of access to legal justices to GBV Survivors; including conduct weekly meetings with Gender and Child Desk Police, SGBV WG, CP WG to build capacities on survivor centers while handling cases.
    Program management
    Direct responsible for all legal budget in collaboration with WPE/GBV response Manager; develop and maintain work plans, spending and procurement plans, tracking expenditures and ensure all legal activities are allowable and allocable according to IRC and donor compliance and regulations; review monthly BvA and bring any over/under expenditure, miss-charge or double charging issues etc to the attention of the WPE/GBV Response Manager in a timely manner and jointly develop corrective plans and prepare legal activity cash projection submit to GBV Response Manager.
    Supervise and capacitate paralegal refugee staffs including GBV and Tanzania Law through training, daily mentor, weekly meeting, including manage refugee staff planning and budgeting.
    General Responsibilities
    Attend and participate in trainings identified organized by your supervisor.
    Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
    Support the IRC Tanzania Country SAP implementation in Kibondo field office, coordinate with other IRC actors particularly Health, Education, MHPSS and Operational Department to achieve the IRC strategy outcome with support of WPE Sr. Manager and WPE Coordinator.
    Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (Tanzania and worldwide) as per the IRC Tanzania reporting mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of all staff members.
    Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
    Represent IRC at interagency meetings as assigned.
    Assist in control and proper usage of stationery and other items relating to work.
    Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.
    Qualifications
    Law degree with at least 3 year’s relevant work experience, particularly in women’s rights.
    Experience working on gender based violence issues desirable.
    Experience working with camp-based populations/ rural communities desirable.
    Commitment to working confidentially, responsibly and with respect for legal ethics.
    Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
    Good IT skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
    Swahili and good English written and oral skills required. French and Kirundi a plus
    Ability to work as part of a team that shares the common goal of helping stop GBV
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