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Women's Protection and Empowerment (WPE) Coordinator


Organization : International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 6 Dec 2018
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Deadline : 20 / December / 2018

Requisition ID: req3355

Job Title: Women's Protection and Empowerment (WPE) Coordinator

Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Thailand-Mae Sot



Background/IRC Summary:

Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provides assistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces.

Job Overview/Summary:

IRC’s program for Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE) improves and expands community-based services to women, girls, and survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) in the seven refugee camps. The program supports and strengthens community-based efforts to respond to and prevent violence against women and girls through comprehensive and holistic programming, including GBV case management and psychosocial support. This program coordinates a network of women and girl centered organisations that ensure a comprehensive and multi-sectoral response for GBV survivors, increasing the safety and power of women and girls through promoting community leadership and provision of technical training on GBV core concepts.

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director of Programs (DDP), and the overall guidance of the Country Director, the WPE Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating WPE programming in IRC field sites in Thailand. This includes providing technical oversight across all field sites of implementation and expansion of WPE programs in new project sites. The WPE Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of WPE and gender violence-based strategy development, program and proposal design, implementation, standardization, and evaluation of all WPE-related activities within the IRC Thailand country program. In addition, the WPE Coordinator will be primarily responsible for coordinating with other non-governmental organizations (NGO), United Nations (UN) agencies and Community Based Organization (CBO) to strengthen the safety and resilience of women and girls, and gender-based violence response sector border-wide. In addition, this role will look into cross border strategies to improve health and safety outcomes for women and girls and oversee quality start up of WPE programs such as Girl Shine and SASA!. The primary focus is on program quality, with program progress being monitored and evaluated against quantifiable benchmarks.

Major Responsibilities:

Program Oversight and Implementation


Working Environment: The position will be preferably based in the IRC office in Mae Sot, Tak province, with extensive travel to the refugee camps and the Thailand-Myanmar border area.


The position has been posted on the IRC website and can be found here. Please apply via link below

Application Deadline:20 December 2018

All applications will be treated confidentially and not returned. The IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. The IRC is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact : Human Resources Department

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