Program Officer for Combating Gender Based Violence

Application deadline: September 29, 2009

The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) is a Geneva-based
international humanitarian organization specializing in services to
refugees, returnees, the displaced, and migrants is looking for candidates
for the post of:

Title                        : Program Officer for Combating Gender Based Violence
Classification      : Local Hire
Location               : Papua
Reports to            : Deputy Program Manager
Start Date              : October 1, 2009
End of Employment   : 3 month

Primary Responsibilities
The PO will be responsible for daily program activities provided to the
targeted communities through trainings, guidance, co-ordination and
supervision directly to community and community stakeholders.
Specific Duties

The Program Officer will assume the tasks below under the direction and
guidance of the Deputy Program Manager:

1.    Responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of aspects of
the program and support group activities according to the needs of the
2.    Carries out needs assessment and strategic planning activities/
3.    Assigns caseloads and daily tasking to the partners and community
associations in line with the strategy defined/
4.    Leads and guides the partners in the field as needed to coordinate
and support program activities/
5.    Develops and facilitates trainings in all targeted areas of the
6.    Provides technical support, and monitor and evaluate training
7.    Provides psychosocial support to the victims of Gender Based
Violence when needed/
8.    Manages administration process according to ICMC administrative and
financial requirements/
9.    Monitors and evaluates the implementation of the program/
10.   Maintains program data bases as required/
11.   Reports on program activities as required and maintaining files/
administrative system/
12.   Ensures that programming and field practice adheres to ICMC model
and principles for best practice in relation to program interventions/
13.   Interprets and/or translates materials between English and Bahasa
Indonesia as required/
14.   Effectively communicates with relevant NGO, International NGO and
other stakeholders as needed/
15.   Works as a team member to fulfill the objectives of the program/
16.   Travels to communities throughout the program areas, including
staying overnight for the needs of the program/
17.   Performs other duties as required/

Qualifications and Key Competencies/

*    Previous working experience with community development
*    Gender Based Violence experiences or Gender specialist is highly
appreciated  or/and /Counseling experience or educational background in
*    University degree preferable major: psychology, social work or law/
*    Ability to provide leadership
*    Ability to manage varied workloads and prioritize tasks/
*    Previous experience working in community groups providing
psycho-social or Gender Based Violence support and /or trainings
*    Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills/
*    Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel/
*    Highly responsible, reliable, honest and punctual/
*    Flexible in mobility and working time/
*    Willingness and ability to travel regularly to working sites in a
challenging environment (basic comfort) including stay overnight/
*    Experience in training or teaching and strong interest in increasing
training skills/
*    Strong English skills (oral and writing) and Bahasa Indonesia
*    Able to work harmoniously as a team member/
*    Ability to work regardless to religions, ethnics and cultural

*    Knowledge of Papuan’s social and cultural traditions/
*    Experience working with NGO and/or community groups/

All applications with CV and cover letter should be sent in English by
e-mail to:
Please include details of at least three (3) referees.

Given the high number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. Telephone call will not be entertained.


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