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Re-advertised Build Facilitator job at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

About the Organization

The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. The International Rescue Committee provides vital support to Ugandans who are rebuilding from decades of war while hosting a growing influx of refugees from South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (www.rescue.org) is a world leader in relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict development services for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression. The IRC is currently working in over 40 countries around the world, addressing both the immediate and lifesaving needs of conflict affected people in emergencies and the reconstruction needs of post-conflict societies.

The IRC began programming in northern Uganda in 1998 in response to mass displacement and devastation wrought by rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army. In 2002, the IRC expanded to the remote, conflict-affected region of Karamoja and in 2011, began working with refugees in Kampala. Monitoring the influx of South Sudanese refugees at the end of 2015, the IRC began scaling up its response to refugees arriving in the West Nile region. By promoting durable solutions that deliver on the interdependent aims of saving lives, strengthening institutions, and supporting social cohesion, the IRC in Uganda is laying the building blocks for long-term stability and development –bringing people from harm to home. The IRC currently works in 9 districts in Uganda, including Kitgum, Lamwo, Kyegegwa, Moroto, Amudat, Yumbe, Arua, Kasese and Kampala.

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee is seeking Re:Build Facilitators to work in Kampala on the second wave of the Re:BUiLD Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT). The facilitators will support the implementation of the Wave 2 RCT intervention that will commence in June 2024, business verification and monitoring visits targeting 4000+ eligible participants. Re:BUiLD, is a five-year, multi-stakeholder urban livelihoods program implemented in Kam-pala and Nairobi providing livelihood interventions to urban refugees and vulnerable host community members to enhance their economic self-reliance. The RCFs will be part of the Re:BUiLD project team under the IRC for a fixed period of time.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct client information sessions, onboarding, and monitoring.

  • Client mobilization for the weekly client group sessions

  • Facilitating weekly client group sessions.

  • Attending to RCT client’s inquiries.

  • Business monitoring and verification and sharing of reports.

  • Translation and transcription as required by the research team.

  • To perform other duties as assigned and agreed upon with the supervisor.

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Certificate or diploma, or final year undergraduate students in Social Sciences or Humanities.

  • Experience in community mobilization and facilitation.

  • Data collection experience is an added advantage.

  • Qualified urban refugees from all nationalities possessing a refugee ID are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Experience working with vulnerable communities.

  • Strong communication and report-writing skills.

  • Flexible approach to the changing nature of work and ability to adapt to rapidly changing work demands and expectations.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a multicultural team.

  • Computer skills, especially Ms. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Applicants able to communicate in Swahili, French, Oromo, Somali, Amharic, Arabic are encouraged to apply.

  • All applicants should have a URA TIN.

  • Willingness to work in any of the following neighborhoods: Makindye, Nakawa, Kawempe, Rubaga, Kampala Central.

  • Ensure compliance with organizational performance standards, code of conduct, and safeguarding policy.

  • Adhere to confidentiality procedures and policies when collecting, storing, and shar-ing data.

  • Client attendance of weekly group sessions, debrief notes and status activity reports.

  • Business monitoring reports

  • Indicate the 2 divisions that you would prefer to work in on your application letter.

How to Apply

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