2 JOB POSITIONS AT American Refugee Committee (ARC) : ( Deadline : 16 October 2019 )

2 JOB POSITIONS AT American Refugee Committee (ARC) : ( Deadline  : 16 October 2019 )

 

 

2 JOB POSITIONS AT American Refugee Committee (ARC) : ( Deadline : 16 October 2019 )

 

 

Re- Advertised; Senior Protection Coordinator AT American Refugee Committee (ARC) : ( DEADLINE : 16 October 2019 )

 

 

Re- Advertised; Vacancy – Senior Protection Coordinator

 

 

ARC works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ARC presently works in and with partners in seventeen countries globally. ARC has consistently operated in Rwanda since 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over eight hundred personnel who include full time staff and incentive workers, and hundreds of community volunteers – implementing programs in Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV and Nutrition; also Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Shelter and general Infrastructure, Livelihoods/Economic strengthening, and Sexual and Gender Based Violence / Protection. Our work in Rwanda currently covers all the refugee locations and their kind Rwandan-host communities. And we are always looking to deepen our work and, jointly with our partners, offer lasting impact with and for the communities we serve! ARC is looking for qualified, self-driven and committed individual to join our team in the stated position – based at and to serve full time in the new Gashora Emergency Transit Centre, Bugesera District – Rwanda.

 

 

 

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

 

 

The Senior Protection Coordinator will be responsible for leading the planning for, design and provision of SGBV prevention and response services and intervention, for the ARC program in the new Gashora Emergency Transit Centre. S/he will be responsible for leading and supporting in identifying protection concerns, documenting, prioritizing timely and client centered services and actions, and offering technical support to the program team on appropriate and adequate prevention and response; also manage the SGBV prevention and response team, and support with program’s administrative tasks.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

Lead the provision of SGBV prevention and response services at the center including but not limited to creating a safe environment for support seekers.
Coordinate the provision of quality SGBV services with other agencies and ensure protection is mainstreamed in all services at the center.
Ensure meaningful and dignified access to services by all persons including persons with specific needs.
Provide day to day support supervision to all SGBV staff including mentoring, capacity strengthening and self-care. Ensures quality client centered services in line with international standards and best practices.
Work with all stakeholders to develop, revise and popularize Standard Operating procedures that guide protection work.
Responsible for timely planning, implementation and reporting on the protection services.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS, BEHAVIORS & EXPERIENCE

 

 

Minimum of Master’s degree in Mental health, Psychology, Law, Development or Social Work, or a closely aligned field
Minimum of six (6) years’ direct experience leading and working in protection work in a humanitarian context.
Demonstrated project management skills and capability in similar senior roles
Solid and clearly demonstrated staff/people management skills and experience
Exemplary command and experience in Humanitarian & protection principles, cutting edge approaches and practices
The capable communicator in English; including written
Conversance with French, Tigrinya and/or Arabic, and Kinyarwanda an added advantage
Self-motivated and client-orientated with a strong sense of personal ethic, integrity, and quality
Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
High level of flexibility and tolerance to ambiguity
Familiarity with effective community mobilization techniques, social change approaches, and human-centered design desired

Interested and qualifying candidates should submit applications – to include 1 page Cover Letter, an updated CV (max. 3 pages), and three names (plus titles & contacts) of relevant professional referees – to the following email address only – with the position applied for CLEARLY indicated: [email protected]

 

Only applications received through the above indicated dedicated email address will be considered. The deadline for submission of applications is October 16th, 2019 at 12:00hrs. However due to urgency to fill this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and a decision will be taken before the indicated deadline once suitable candidates are available. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

 

 

 

HEAD NURSE AT American Refugee Committee (ARC) : ( DEADLINE : 16 October 2019 )

 

 

VACANCY – HEAD NURSE

 

 

ARC works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security, and self-sufficiency. ARC presently works in and with partners in seventeen countries globally. ARC has consistently operated in Rwanda since 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over eight hundred personnel who include full time staff and incentive workers, and hundreds of community volunteers – implementing programs in Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV and Nutrition; also Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Shelter and general Infrastructure, Livelihoods/Economic strengthening, and Sexual and Gender-Based Violence / Protection. Our work in Rwanda currently covers all the refugee locations and their kind Rwandan-host communities. And we are always looking to deepen our work and, jointly with our partners, offer lasting impact with and for the communities we serve! ARC is looking for qualified, self-driven and committed individuals to join our team in the stated position – based at and to serve full time in the Nyabiheke– Rwanda.

 

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

 

The head nurse is responsible for the direction, organization and strategic planning of the nursing unit at the health center. This executive is involved in assessing, evaluating and setting nursing care standards and objectives for the organization. In addition, the head nurse provides leadership and supervision to nurses, lab technicians, nurse pharmacists, mental health nurse, physiotherapist, midwives, and other casual laborers

 

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

Organize and make follow up of daily activities at the Health Center (HC);
Supervise all medical staff (including refugee nurses) and ensure the quality of health care services provided by nurses;
Supervise casual laborers to ensure cleanness and security of the health center is insured
Organize and follow-up all sensitization sessions at HC in collaboration with Health Education Coordinator;
Follow up daily attendance and punctuality of medical staff of Health Center;
Organize and keep a close eye on all administrative issues including the leave and recuperation;
Deal with the certification of leaves and recuperation after consultation with Admin & Finance Assistant;
Ensure that all administrative documents are filled adequately;
In collaboration with service/department leaders, establish the monthly timetable for nurses and enforce its implementation. The final version should be shared with Site Manager prior to its implementation
Ensure the referral database is timely filed and shared with the supervisor.
Consolidate and timely submit reports as per the request of the supervisor

 

REQUIRED SKILLS, BEHAVIORS & EXPERIENCE

 

 

A0 in the Nursing field required
3-5years’ experience in nursing in a clinical setting in a low-resource, fast-pasted setting, working with vulnerable/displaced
Analytical and organizational skills/experience with health
Oral/writing skills in Kinyarwanda, English, and French
Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment
Interested and qualifying candidates should submit applications – to include 1 page Cover Letter, an updated CV (max. 3 pages), and three names (plus titles & contacts) of relevant professional referees – to the following email address only – with the position applied for CLEARLY indicated: [email protected]

 

 

Only applications received through the above indicated dedicated email address will be considered. The deadline for submission of applications is October 16th, 2019 at 12:00hrs. However due to urgency to fill this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and a decision will be taken before the indicated deadline once suitable candidates are available. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

 

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