Programme Officer - Gender and Advocacy
Pakistan Country Office
7 June 2017
Description of the Unit:
In 2007, Trócaire opened a country office in Pakistan. Our goal in Pakistan is,‘to contribute to a just and equal society where people have control over their own lives and are holding those in power to account.’ Trócaire’s work in Pakistan focuses on four key areas: rights of bonded labourers, preparing for and responding to emergencies, tackling gender-based violence and securing sustainable livelihoods. We currently work with over 20 partners in Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Our partners encompass a diverse array of organisations with expertise in advocacy, community mobilisation, awareness raising, humanitarian response, service delivery, legal assistance and research.
Background to the Role:
The objectives of the Challenging Gender Based Violence (GBV) Programme are:
Programme Manager - Gender
Programme Director (1), Programme Manager – Gender (1), Programme Officers - Gender (3), Finance Officers - Gender (2), Finance and Administration Officer (1) and Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability Manager (1). In addition, the post holder will be required to engage with other relevant staff in Pakistan and Ireland.
31 May 2018 (with potential to extend subject to funding)
Location of Position
Islamabad, Pakistan with frequent travel in-country
Safeguarding Programme Participants:
Trócaire is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and has specific policies on this commitment (including a Global Code of Conduct). These policies outline the expected behaviour and responsibility of all staff, consultants and other organisational representatives. Any candidate offered a job with Trócaire will be expected to sign Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policies and Global Code of Conduct as an appendix to their employment contract and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.
Scope of the Role:
This role will be based within Trócaire’s Challenging GBV programme team and will be responsible for managing partnerships (civil society, private sector and government) on advocacy and media engagement and representing Trócaire in national and provincial networks. They will ensure programme objectives are met through effective programme management, finance management and monitoring and evaluation.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Partnership and Programme Management (60%)
SASA! advocacy tools
Networks and Alliances (10%)
Safeguarding Programme Participants
Trócaire is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and has specific policies on this commitment (including a Global Code of Conduct) which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, consultants and other organisational representatives. Any candidate offered a job with Trócaire will be expected to sign Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policies and Global Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents. Specific roles may require police vetting.
Note: Females and persons with disability are especially encouraged to apply.
Interviews will be held in the first week of August 2017.