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2 Jobs at International Rescue Committee International Organization

2 Jobs at International Rescue Committee International Organization


The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and help people to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees and displaced people forced to flee from war or disaster.

At work today in over 40+ countries and in 29 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.

Senior Editorial Officer
Requisition ID: req39532
Job Title: Senior Editorial Officer
Sector: Protection and rule of law
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kasulu, Tanzania

Job Overview:
Job Description
IRC is seeking a Senior Editorial Officer to be based in Kasulu and to oversee the responsive information services at the information hubs located within the communities. The Sr Editorial Officer will directly manage 2 information assistants in the camps. 

BA/BS in English, Journalism, Communications, required.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
  • Minimum 3 years editing experience required; sub-editing/copy editing experience strongly desired.
  • Expert-level knowledge of English grammar and usage.
  • Working knowledge of French a plus
  • Knowledge of online content best practices.
  • Knowledge of social media strategy and communication with community practices.
  • Experience in Communication with Communities experience a plus
  • Experience in a humanitarian organization a plus.
  • Ability to draft weekly reports and other project progress reports of high quality.
  • Ability to conduct information needs gap assessments in various sectors to inform appropriate intervention and response to people’s queries.
  • An understanding of the power and importance of accurate information and the ability to exercise strong judgement in ensuring all answers are accurate.

Language Skills: 
  •  Advanced Kiswahili and English language skills, oral and written.
  •  Working knowledge of Kirundi and/or French a plus.
Preferred experience & skills:
  • Very strong content editing skills required.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse team in a sensitive environment.
  • Ability to work independently with remote management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to handle pressure and ambiguity with grace and humor.
  • Proven organizational skills.
  • Respect for deadlines.
  • Strong interest in refugee/humanitarian issues.
  • Good news judgment.
  • Photo and video skills a plus Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer,

Requisition ID: req39530
Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer,
Sector: Education
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kigoma, Tanzania

Job Description
University degree or its equivalent (from a recognized institution) in Monitoring & Evaluation, Project management, , Statistics, Data Science, Development, or other related Social Sciences fields with at least 2 years of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation related assignments.

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Knowledge of MEAL and application of its tools, and systems
  • Proficient in the development of data entry programme, management, analysis and in using statistical analysis software (SPSS, STATA, Advanced Excel etc.)
  • Development of data collection tools
  • Experience with Kobo/ODK
  • Familiarity with Power BI.
  • Good command of Microsoft Access
  • Good command of CommCare.
  • Experience in database development and system maintenance
  • Good time management, communication, interpersonal, training and leadership skills.
  • Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian context.
  • Microsoft Office application
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to:
  • Communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships.  
  • Respond to program’s data needs as quickly as possible to support evidence-based decision making.
  • Work productively in a team environment and the ability to meet unexpected demands
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to analyze data and draw conclusions thereof – mainly for MEAL management and reporting.
  • Observing deadlines and achieving results
  • Giving, receiving, and documenting clients’ feedbacks.
  • Pay attention to details and set priorities
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