Requisition ID: req46492
Job Title: Program Support Officer
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: Not Applicable
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the worlds 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.
For over half a century, Tanzania has been a country of asylum, hosting one of the largest refugee populations in Africa. Currently, the country hosts approximately 247,000 Burundian and Congolese refugees, many of whom arrived in 2015 as the crisis in Burundi increased. To date, refugees continue to co-exist with the host communities in the Kigoma region expressing multiple reasons and needs. Within this context, IRC provides protection and basic assistance in the areas of Safety (comprised of Protection and Rule of Law, Women's Protection and Empowerment, and Child Protection), Health (mental health and psychosocial support services and reproductive health) and Education
Skills and Experience
Relevant B. Sc. in communications, development studies, social sciences, or any relevant degree with experience of reviewing assessing, reviewing, and monitoring expenditures.
Very good command of spreadsheets.
Command of written English to produce documents and reports in good standard.
Ability to maintain good working relationship with colleagues and partners.
Experience in collecting and collating qualitative and quantitative data.
Ability to work with data collection and analysis software.
Accuracy and keen attention to details, to produce high quality documents and maintain good records.
Commitment to IRC values and principles
Knowledge of the local languages will be an added advantage.
Professional Standards. IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity. IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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