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
program/
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
program/
6.    Provides technical support, and monitor and evaluate training
events/
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/
Required/

*    Previous working experience with community development
*    Gender Based Violence experiences or Gender specialist is highly
appreciated  or/and /Counseling experience or educational background in
Psychology/
*    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
proficiency/
*    Able to work harmoniously as a team member/
*    Ability to work regardless to religions, ethnics and cultural
differences/

Desired/
*    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: ginting@icmc.net
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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