Avis de recrutement : IRC recherche un(e) Conseiller(ère) technique, Moyens d’existence, Pakistan.








Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC), responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people survive, recover and gain control of their future. The IRC is working to improve the safety, health, education, economic well-being and power of people in crisis affected places.

The Economic Recovery and Development Technical Unit (ERD TU) is responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and monitoring of client-centered programs such as, but not limited to, cash and voucher assistance (CVA), rural & agricultural livelihoods, and enterprise development and employment promotion. The TU’s technical assistance to this wide variety of programs ensures quality and use of evidence-based practices; promotes innovation, diversity, equity, and inclusion; and drives data-based management and decision making.

Job Overview/Summary: The Technical Advisor (TA), Livelihoods will take a lead role supporting IRC countries on crafting and implementing evidence-based projects to improve livelihoods programming (with specific focus on agro-pastoral climate resilience, enterprise development and employment, and financial inclusion) to high quality standards. Moreover, we expect all TAs to be well versed in gender-sensitive programming and be able to support gender-transformative approaches. To this end, the TA will work closely with TU team members from the cash & emergencies and livelihood teams as well as staff from the health, protection and governance technical units.

The position requires a dynamic, self-motivating, driven and forward-thinking personality with experience in working remotely with a broad range of people from very different cultural backgrounds. The remote nature of this position with both the TU team and countries teams that are being supported means that TAs need to be excellent in pro-active communication and relationship building. The successful candidate will support a range of focal countries in both the Middle East/North Africa and Asia regions. The specific country portfolio is subject to change if and when necessary.

Job Requirements:

Education: Master’s degree in international development, business, economics or related fields or a combination of equivalent education and lived experience.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 6-8 years of proven experience in international emergency and development field posts, related private sector entities and/or research entities
  • Experience in managing large evidenced-based economic emergency and development programs, including staff and budget management, preferably in conflict- or disaster-affected environments
  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: (i) technical skills development, (ii) business incubation and business development, (iii) Research/innovation services (iv) Innovative finance
  • Demonstrated success in large business development for economic programs and familiarity with key donors and their funding streams.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Capacity to work flexible hours, as appropriate to accommodate for different time zones
  • Proven assessment, data collection and analysis skills, including needs assessments, market assessments and incorporation of gender analyses into assessment approaches.
  • Demonstrated dedication to a Do No Harm approach, gender quality and inclusion
  • Demonstrated ability to work across functions and sectors to build strong working relationships and to ensure high-quality market-based program delivery.
  • Knowledge of main institutional donors and a proven track record in developing funding proposals and reports for a range of institutional and other donors.
  • Strong program/technical, project design, proposal development and budget management skills, planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills involving listening to, interacting with, and communicating clearly with people from diverse nationalities and backgrounds, and senior level internal and external partners, with a high degree of professionalism and pro-activity.
  • Solid organizational skills: proficiency inworking productively in a fast-paced environment and under remote team and management structures
  • Proficiency with Windows-based software, knowledge management tools, remote training and engagement tools, and familiarity with mobile monitoring tools
  • Demonstrated dedication to an anti-racist and Do No Harm approach, gender equality and inclusion

Language Skills: Demonstrated excellence in English and/or Arabic, IRC’s working languages in the MENA and Asia regions; Additional relevant regional languages (e.g. Urdu, Burmese, Kurdish) a plus.

Close on 1st Aug 2023

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