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Women Protection & Empowerment Program Coordinator

The International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Women Protection & Empowerment Program Coordinator in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Job Description

Scope:

The International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) WPE Coordinator leads the IRC’s female empowerment and gender-based violence prevention and response programs in Ethiopia. The WPE Coordinator is responsible for technical leadership, grant management, staff supervision, fundraising, and representing the IRC at humanitarian and government coordination meetings.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the IRC’s Deputy Director of Programs, the WPE Coordinator is a senior technical position requiring multiple years of experience in this sector. He or she manages a team of approximately 60 program staff located in the IRC’s HQ in Addis Ababa, five field offices, and 13 refugee camps.

• Oversee the design, implementation, and monitoring of WPE programs in Ethiopia.

• Represent the WPE program at UN, NGO, donor, and government coordination meetings in Addis Ababa and field sites.

• Develop budgets for WPE program activities, staff costs, and operational requirements in collaboration with the IRC’s Grants, Finance, and Supply Chain units.

• Serve as accountable grant manager of WPE grants, ensuring timely completion of donor reports, spending plans, and other contractual deliverables.