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PPasP Initiative Officer

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Kommentare deaktiviert für PPasP Initiative Officer
Feb 252021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières en Suisse
Closing date: 15 Mar 2021

Patients and Populations as Partners initiative officer

Context

Coming from a period in which health care provision was decided almost exclusively by medical staff and delivered to patients, evolving toward one in which patients are put in the centre of the medical decision, OCG is aiming to intervene using the notion of patients and populations as partners; partners in the definition and understanding of their needs as well as partners during the healthcare activities. OCG is aiming to co-construct the care that patients and populations expect to receive and the care we have the capacity and expertise to deliver.

P&P as P is a major & ambitious objective that will need a culture change, a shift in the way OCG approaches patients and population in the various contexts we work, to be attained during the current strategic plan 2020-2023.

To start the journey, a Patients and Population as Partners (P&P asP) concept and framework needs to be defined, known and commonly understood by all staff as well as being supported by an appropriated and adapted set of guiding documents and tools

Your Responsibilities

  • Based on existing documentation and research in OCG and other MSF entities, propose a concept of the P&P as P approach including guiding principles to the OCG management team for endorsement
  • Mapping of existing guidelines and tools in MSF and external if relevant
  • In collaboration with relevant stakeholders within OCG define a communication strategy for dissemination of the P&P as P framework (including tools)
  • Gather input of at least two interested missions (pre-identified Mozambique, South Sudan, Yemen and DRC) in the concept, identifying tand/or testing of tools.
  • Adaptation of existing tools to support missions’ approach to P&P as P
  • Create a repository of resources

Expected deliverables

  • A document describing the Global framework for OCG: concept and guiding principles (max 10 pages)
  • P&P as P toolbox
  • Communication/dissemination strategy

Education

  • Bachelor degree in social work, health promotion, health education or similar, or in absence of an academic degree a proven record of working toward developing/implementing people centred approach or patient partnerships programs.

Experience

  • 2 years’ experience working in low-resource settings for humanitarian aid agencies (MSF experience a plus).
  • Working knowledge of health activities in humanitarian settings (primary and secondary health care) in a variety of contexts.

Languages

  • Fluent English
  • Fluent French (tbc)

Personal requirements

  • Open-minded and diplomatic
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural people
  • Ability to create adapted, practical SOPs and tools based on existing guidelines
  • Ability to formalize and synthetize findings in reports.

How to apply:

Terms of Employment

  • HQ based position in Geneva (possibility to work from another location in the current COVID circumstances)
  • Fixed-term and full-time contract (6 months, 100%)
  • Starting date: 01.05.2021
  • Gross monthly salary: CHF 7’548 to CHF 8’661.- (based on a 100% position)
  • Social Benefits according to internal regulations.

How to apply

Only applications submitted on the recruitment platform will be considered. Applications must contain: CV 2 p. max. – letter of motivation 1p. max. – in French or English.

Closing date for applications is 15.03.2021

The applications will be treated confidentially.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Advocacy Adviser, Health and Nutrition

 Finanzas, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Kommentare deaktiviert für Advocacy Adviser, Health and Nutrition
Feb 182021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 2 Mar 2021

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the permanent Advocacy Adviser, Health and Nutrition in our Geneva Office for 2 years (FTC) Geneva is a global health and nutrition hub, with the presence of global actors, including the World Health Organisation, UNAIDS, the Global Fund, GAVI, Scaling Up Nutrition, as well as a range of health and nutrition networks (like PMNCH) and partners. The World Health Assembly takes place every year in Geneva and its decisions are important to shape the global health and nutrition agenda.

As a leading child rights organisation, Save the Children is advocating for all children to realise their right to survival and health. We are advocating for the major causes of child mortality (including pneumonia) to be addressed with a focus on the most deprived and marginalised children. We are calling for accelerated progress on improving universal coverage of essential quality health and nutrition services, with a focus as well on the most deprived and marginalised children. We are promoting increased action on holistic adolescent health and wellbeing with emphasis on SRHR and nutrition.

The Advocacy Adviser Health and Nutrition will lead and have overall responsibility for Save the Children’s advocacy on Health and nutrition in Geneva, ensuring that Save the Children’s global health and nutrition advocacy objectives are reflected and influence Geneva-based health and nutrition processes and fora. He/she will play a key role to represent Save the Children to Geneva-based health and nutrition organisations and to influence them. He/she will be instrumental in influencing the health and nutrition agenda of governments through his/her engagement with Health attachés of Permanent Missions in Geneva. He/she will contribute to the health and nutrition global advocacy and policy agenda of Save the Children, working in close collaboration with Head of Health (Policy, Advocacy, Research) of Save the Children UK and with the global Head of Policy & Advocacy, Health & Nutrition

The Advocacy Advisor Health and Nutrition will also play a critical role to engage with Save the Children’s country and regional offices and ensure that they could contribute to influencing the global health and nutrition agenda.

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree preferably in international law, political science, international relations or public health or nutrition

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Minimum of five years of experience working in delivering health and nutrition policy and advocacy work
  • Experience in advocacy and policy work at national and/or international level, including proven success in developing and implementing high quality advocacy strategies, with demonstrable impact
  • Capacity of analysing complex policies and experience in developing policy briefs and policy papers
  • Experience of coordinating networks, building partnerships and forging coalitions to ensure good information sharing, mutual accountability and joint coherent action.
  • Good knowledge of international health and nutrition global actors and solid understanding of child health and nutrition issues
  • A commitment to child rights and to the aims, mission and goal of Save the Children.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Fluency in English is essential. Knowledge of French, Spanish or another UN official language would be an asset

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector with an option of flexible of working hours

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=dGFuaWEuZHVnZ2FsLjI4ODY1LjEyMTg1QHNhdmV0a…

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Consultant – Cash Based Interventions

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Feb 182021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 28 Feb 2021

Type of Appointment: delivery-based consultancy (4-5 months)

1. Nature of the consultancy

The Consultant’s primary responsibility is to contribute to the Global IOM CBI team efforts to systematize the delivery of cash and voucher assistance throughout the organization. Specifically, the consultant will focus on collecting and reviewing different internal and external guidance and literatures which will then be used to draft the IOM CBI handbook.

The CBI Consultant will work under the overall supervision of the Head of the Preparedness and Response Division (PRD) and the direct supervision of the Senior CBI Officer. The selected candidate will be home-based but might be requested to undertake duty travel if required by the supervisor.

Scope

The consultancy should include (i) interviewing and coordinating with key IOM staff members from different departments and divisions to clearly understand the objective of the handbook to be drafted and get all relevant information to be included (ii) identifying and reviewing existing literature on cash-based interventions both within IOM and outside, including guidelines, standard operating procedures and other relevant documents (iii) drafting the IOM CBI handbook in coordination with relevant IOM colleagues.

Objective

The consultant will support IOM in drafting the CBI Handbook which will become the practical comprehensive guide on how to plan, implement and monitor projects that use cash and/or voucher assistance as a modality to deliver humanitarian support within the organization. The handbook to be drafted, should become the starting point for offices planning to implement CBI and will include reference to all other relevant tools and guidance developed by the organisation.

2. Tasks to be performed under this contract:

a. Prepare and submit a detailed work plan

Based on the details outlined in this TOR and additional information to be provided by the IOM CBI team, the consultant will provide a detailed workplan that will be discussed and finalized with the senior CBI officer.

b. Interview and discuss the content of the document with key IOM stakeholders

In order to better understand the purpose of this tool and the needs that it will address, the consultant will carryout interviews with key IOM personnel from different departments and divisions in coordination with the senior CBI officer.

c. Conduct literature and desk review

The consultant will collect and carry out well-structured review of the existing documents (guidelines, SOP, literature reviews, etc.) done by IOM and other agencies implementing CBI.

d. Review and finalize the outline of the handbook

The consultant will review the draft outline of the CBI handbook that was initially prepared by the CBI team, which will later result in a well-structured table of content.

e. Draft the CBI handbook

Based on the research conducted and the discussions with relevant stakeholders, the consultant in coordination with the CBI team and the IOM publication unit, will draft the CBI handbook.

3. Tangible and measurable output of the work assignment:

The specific activities, outputs and performance indicators will be laid out by the Consultant in a detailed work plan to be submitted within the 1st week of the consultancy period to be reviewed and approved by the Senior CBI officer. However, the main expected outcome of this consultancy will be to draft and deliver the IOM CBI handbook.

4. Realistic delivery dates and details as to how the work must be delivered:

a) The detailed workplan shall be ready 1 week after the start of the contract

b) The interviews to be done during the first Month after start of contract

c) The literature and desk review to be done simultaneously with the interviews

d) The outline/draft table of content expected at the start of the second month of the contract.

e) The first draft of the handbook is expected 1 month prior to the end of the contract and the revised version 1 week prior to the end of this contract

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Political Science or a related field from an

accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with five years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Proven working experience in the field with an international experience in programming and conducting research on CBI;

• Excellent knowledge of CBIs in different contexts;

• Experience with sectoral CBIs (shelter, health, nutrition, food security, WASH, livelihoods,

education, etc.);

• Knowledge and understanding of key developments and actors within the early recovery and transition area, including on Social Protection and employment and labour programs in early recovery and transition programming;

• Proven ability to supervise, train and direct staff and operations in transitional contexts and remote management;

Languages

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French or Spanish is an advantage.

Term of hiring and payment: This will be a delivery-based consultancy, to be completed in a duration of 4 to 5 months with a total fee of USD27,000 payable on 3 separate payments. Payment schedule to be agreed upon submission of the consultancy workplan.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to send their CV to CBIsupport@iom.int , by 28 February 2021 at the latest, indicating “Cash Based Interventions (CBI) Consultancy” in the subject of the email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Detention Adviser/Senior Adviser

 FULL TIME  Kommentare deaktiviert für Detention Adviser/Senior Adviser
Feb 032021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Association for the Prevention of Torture
Closing date: 14 Feb 2021

Main responsibilities

To implement its 2020-2023 Strategic Plan, the APT is looking for an outstanding candidate who will leverage their professional expertise to provide practical advice and support to APT partners on issues related to detention, as well as to identify new areas for development. The position requires a minimum of three years experience (for an Adviser) or seven years experience (for a Senior Adviser). The responsibilities and salary will be commensurate with experience.

The main responsibilities include:

  1. Engage with and mobilise APT’s network of partners (online and face-to-face) on detention issues and oversight of deprivation of liberty, including advocacy on detention issues at the regional and international levels
  2. Develop and facilitate learning modules and programmes (both digital and face-to-face) for monitoring bodies as well as other relevant audience
  3. Develop practical tools and policy papers on detention issues and oversight
  4. Contribute to APT’s external communication and identify new areas for APT to contribute to torture prevention efforts in the field of deprivation of liberty
  5. Represent APT in meetings and conferences and develop cooperation with relevant stakeholders.

Requirements: education and experience

  • A university degree in criminology, social science, psychology, humanities, law enforcement, human rights or other relevant field
  • Relevant practical and professional experience in the field of deprivation of liberty, if possible in monitoring places of detention. Candidates coming from independent oversight bodies, in particular National Preventive Mechanisms (NPMs), are particularly welcome
  • Sound experience in adult learning, in particular developing training and capacity building programmes and tools, both online and face-to-face, as well as monitoring and evaluating their impact
  • Training and public speaking experience, including high level representations in seminars and conferences
  • Prior regional experience working in Africa, Asia and/or Middle East and North Africa.

Other skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French, with the ability to write concise materials and briefings
  • Ability to work well in a team, as well as show initiative and operate independently
  • Ability to interact and establish cooperative relationships with a wide variety of actors, including NPMs, national human rights institutions, government officials, the diplomatic community, legal professionals and others
  • Strong commitment to human rights values and to the preventive approach
  • Ability to travel between continents on average 6 to 8 times a year (once travel restrictions allow)

Additional requirements (assets)

  • Prior experience at the international or regional level an asset, in particular in advocacy and digital mobilisation
  • Proficiency in other UN languages
  • Provenance from Asia, Africa or Middle East and North Africa
  • Experience and interest in fundraising and communication

How to apply:

Applications should be sent by email to jobs@apt.ch by 14 February 2021 (subject line: Detention Adviser).

Applications should be made in English, and include:

  • A one-page motivation letter
  • A CV (maximum two pages)
  • Contact details of two recent professional referees.

Application package should be saved according to the following category: surname_name_detentionadviser.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews, which will take place online.

APT is guided by human rights-based approach and welcomes applications from qualified individuals, irrespective of race, religion, skin colour, nationality, age, disability status, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family structure, mental health status, or any other characteristic. Our policies encourage a workplace free from discrimination and any form of harassment.

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Cosmetician (m/w) für Mani- und Pediküre auf Stundenbasis, Weggis

 FULL TIME  Kommentare deaktiviert für Cosmetician (m/w) für Mani- und Pediküre auf Stundenbasis, Weggis
Jan 272021
 

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MHPSS Officer

 Diseño Grafico, FULL TIME, SHIFT  Kommentare deaktiviert für MHPSS Officer
Jan 202021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Danish Red Cross
Closing date: 24 Jan 2021

(Extended application deadline) Danish Red Cross (DRC) is looking for an experienced Mental Health and Psychosocial support profile to be seconded to the IFRC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest volunteer-based humanitarian network. The IFRC is served by a Secretariat based in Geneva, with regional and country offices throughout the world.

Along with National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the IFRC is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The overall aim of the IFRC is to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote humanitarian activities by National Societies to prevent and alleviate human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.”

The IFRC is committed to scaling up and addressing the Mental Health and Psychosocial Consequences of Armed Conflicts, Natural Disasters and other Emergencies as per the Movement MHPSS roadmap that outlines concrete steps in further establishing MHPSS as an integral part of the Movement’s humanitarian services and identity.

The MHPSS officer will work in close collaboration with the IFRC Health and Care Department and the IFRC Psychosocial Reference center with a primary focus to ensure that the overall strategic direction and operationalization of MHPSS initiatives are achieved and well-coordinated internally with National Societies, relevant IFRC departments and teams, ICRC and externally with WHO and other key actors.

The MHPSS officer will report to the Senior Officer -Care in Communities in the Health and Care Department with technical reporting lines to colleagues in the Emergency Health team and the Psychosocial Reference center.

K**ey responsibilities include**

  • Identify current priorities, achievements, challenges, needs, and required actions to strengthen existing and develop new directions, programs, and activities.
  • Provide technical support to IFRC Regional MHPSS colleagues and National Societies’ programmes and services to support piloting, implementation, and scaling up MHPSS interventions.
  • Working with IFRC PS center and regional offices, facilitate capacity building of NS staff and volunteers to develop and implement effectively MHPSS programs at community levels
  • In close collaboration with PS centre, participate and lead the working groups on behalf of IFRC as needed to support the roll-out of the roadmap (2020–2023).
  • Strengthen close professional partnerships with, and position IFRC among, key stakeholders in MHPSS at global and international levels.
  • Contribute to identifying, and engaging with potential donors and partners, and preparing project proposals and documents for IFRC and NS.
  • Ensure MHPSS integration in relevant emergency operations by technical reviewing, roll out and quality assurance of MHPSS components in DREFS, emergency appeals, operations update, and EPoAs (including COVID 19)
  • Participate and contribute to emergency Task Force meetings in Geneva for MHPSS related components in different emergencies.
  • Liaise with the IFRC representatives to the UN providing information on MHPSS to ensure MHPSS is on the global agenda and promote the Movement as a key player within MHPSS and other internal and external bodies/partners promoting the Movement MHPSS.

Experience and qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in implementing MHPSS programmes.
  • Strong experience of working in a large humanitarian organisation with multi-actor coordination experience.
  • Strong knowledge of RCRC Movement MHPSS capacities, policies, tools and practices.
  • A minimum of 5 years mission/field-based experience in disaster/post-disaster environments, preferably from multiple regions. Previous IFRC deployments desirable.
  • Excellent communication, coordination as well as networking and facilitation skills.
  • Proven experience of building the capacity of local partners, including training skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of public mental health and Psychosocial approaches and Integrated MHPSS interventions models in promotion/prevention and treatments at primary and secondary health care level.
  • Emergency roster development and management experience preferred.
  • Relevant academic degree in health and/or psychology or related.

Employment Conditions

The position is based in Geneva, Switzerland and is initially for 12 months with the possibility of extension. The starting date is February 1st or as soon thereafter as possible. There is a 3-month probationary period.

The salary including all allowances and pension payment will be between DKK 45,000 and 48,300 per month depending on qualifications and experience. Accommodation costs in Geneva will be covered by DRC.

Travelling is expected for up to 3 months per year upon the request of line manager.

Further information

If you have questions about the position, please contact Danish Red Cross HR partner Johnny Rønne Hesselholt at johes@rodekors.dk.

The deadline for applications is 24 January 2021. Interviews are expected to take place at the end of January 2021,

Your application and CV should be uploaded at DRC web page www.rodekors.dk/job

How to apply:

Apply Here

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Medical Advisor for Tropical diseases & Epidemics

 FULL TIME  Kommentare deaktiviert für Medical Advisor for Tropical diseases & Epidemics
Jan 202021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières en Suisse
Closing date: 1 Feb 2021

Mission

Through delegation from the Medical Leader of the Tropical Medicine, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and Epidemics Thematic Unit (HQ), the Medical Advisor develops medico-operational solutions requiring specific medical skills and/or in-depth investment, answering to recognized needs set in the medical ambitions. In that perspective, he/she is proactively monitoring emerging scientific and medical issues that might shape OCG medical practices and ambitions.

Overall Responsibilities

The Medical Advisor is responsible and accountable for achievements of the objectives for his/her domain of expertise and to this aim:

  • Gives technical and strategic support to operations through the Polyvalent Health Advisor (RMPs, responsable medical polyvalent) and if appropriate directly to the field with regards to urgent or complex technical and clinical questions linked to their domain
  • Strengthens the skills and competencies of MSF staff through capacity building through content development of training modules, e-briefing and participation in trainings (as expert trainer)

Specificity of the position

  • Provides reactive technical support for tropical diseases and epidemics, with a strong focus on malaria, cholera viral hemorrhagic fevers and COVID-19
  • Contribute to long-term dossiers through specific and time-bound tasks assigned by the medical leader (e.g. guidelines, protocol’s, develop training modules and tools, punctual support on operational research if needed)
  • Represents MSF OCG as malaria advisor in the Intersectional Malaria Contact Group
  • Participates in the Telemedicine Platform for (urgent) Tropical diseases clinical management questions
  • Participates in Briefing and Debriefing of medical staff
  • Participates in decentralized or virtual trainings: e.g. Response to Epidemics, intersectional malaria training, etc.
  • Supports basic needs of the field on other medical unit themes, when other advisors are on holidays/absent (NTD advisor, ABR advisor, Planetary health advisor).

Education

  • Medical degree is mandatory
  • Specialization in Infectious Diseases or related field
  • Master or recent Diploma in Tropical Medicine, Public Health, International Health or Epidemiology degree is an asset

Experience

  • Experience with MSF or similar medical organization
  • Field experience in emergencies and epidemics is an asset
  • Field experience in malaria emergencies or management of malaria programs is an asset
  • Knowledge of recent developments in the field of humanitarian relief, international public health and tropical medicine
  • Recent clinical experience in tropical/epidemic diseases such as malaria, cholera, Ebola, or Covid-19 is an asset,

Languages

  • Fluent in English & French (oral and written)

Soft skills

  • Good analytical and synthesic skills
  • Results, innovation and quality oriented
  • Problem solving and service oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team spirit, networking and communication skills
  • Able to travel in case of emergencies

How to apply:

Terms of Employment

  • Fixed-term contract (6 months), full-time
  • Based in Geneva, with travels to the field
  • Ideal starting date: 1st of May 2021
  • Gross monthly salary: from CHF 8’168.- to CHF 9’311.- (salary commensurate with experience and according to internal salary grid)

Candidates submit their application following the requirements: CV 2 p. max. – letter of motivation 1p. max. – in French or English. Closing date for application is 1th February 2021.

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The applications will be treated confidentially.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted**.**

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MHPSS Officer

 FULL TIME, SHIFT  Kommentare deaktiviert für MHPSS Officer
Jan 122021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Danish Red Cross
Closing date: 18 Jan 2021

Danish Red Cross (DRC) is looking for an experienced Mental Health and Psychosocial support profile to be seconded to the IFRC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest volunteer-based humanitarian network. The IFRC is served by a Secretariat based in Geneva, with regional and country offices throughout the world.

Along with National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the IFRC is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The overall aim of the IFRC is to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote humanitarian activities by National Societies to prevent and alleviate human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.”

The IFRC is committed to scaling up and addressing the Mental Health and Psychosocial Consequences of Armed Conflicts, Natural Disasters and other Emergencies as per the Movement MHPSS roadmap that outlines concrete steps in further establishing MHPSS as an integral part of the Movement’s humanitarian services and identity.

The MHPSS officer will work in close collaboration with the IFRC Health and Care Department and the IFRC Psychosocial Reference center with a primary focus to ensure that the overall strategic direction and operationalization of MHPSS initiatives are achieved and well-coordinated internally with National Societies, relevant IFRC departments and teams, ICRC and externally with WHO and other key actors.

The MHPSS officer will report to the Senior Officer -Care in Communities in the Health and Care Department with technical reporting lines to colleagues in the Emergency Health team and the Psychosocial Reference center.

K**ey responsibilities include**

  • Identify current priorities, achievements, challenges, needs, and required actions to strengthen existing and develop new directions, programs, and activities.
  • Provide technical support to IFRC Regional MHPSS colleagues and National Societies’ programmes and services to support piloting, implementation, and scaling up MHPSS interventions.
  • Working with IFRC PS center and regional offices, facilitate capacity building of NS staff and volunteers to develop and implement effectively MHPSS programs at community levels
  • In close collaboration with PS centre, participate and lead the working groups on behalf of IFRC as needed to support the roll-out of the roadmap (2020–2023).
  • Strengthen close professional partnerships with, and position IFRC among, key stakeholders in MHPSS at global and international levels.
  • Contribute to identifying, and engaging with potential donors and partners, and preparing project proposals and documents for IFRC and NS.
  • Ensure MHPSS integration in relevant emergency operations by technical reviewing, roll out and quality assurance of MHPSS components in DREFS, emergency appeals, operations update, and EPoAs (including COVID 19)
  • Participate and contribute to emergency Task Force meetings in Geneva for MHPSS related components in different emergencies.
  • Liaise with the IFRC representatives to the UN providing information on MHPSS to ensure MHPSS is on the global agenda and promote the Movement as a key player within MHPSS and other internal and external bodies/partners promoting the Movement MHPSS.

Experience and qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in implementing MHPSS programmes.
  • Strong experience of working in a large humanitarian organisation with multi-actor coordination experience.
  • Strong knowledge of RCRC Movement MHPSS capacities, policies, tools and practices.
  • A minimum of 5 years mission/field-based experience in disaster/post-disaster environments, preferably from multiple regions. Previous IFRC deployments desirable.
  • Excellent communication, coordination as well as networking and facilitation skills.
  • Proven experience of building the capacity of local partners, including training skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of public mental health and Psychosocial approaches and Integrated MHPSS interventions models in promotion/prevention and treatments at primary and secondary health care level.
  • Emergency roster development and management experience preferred.
  • Relevant academic degree in health and/or psychology or related.

Employment Conditions

The position is based in Geneva, Switzerland and is initially for 12 months with the possibility of extension. The starting date is February 1st or as soon thereafter as possible. There is a 3-month probationary period.

The salary including all allowances and pension payment will be between DKK 45,000 and 48,300 per month depending on qualifications and experience. Accommodation costs in Geneva will be covered by DRC.

Travelling is expected for up to 3 months per year upon the request of line manager.

Further information

If you have questions about the position, please contact Danish Red Cross HR partner Johnny Rønne Hesselholt at johes@rodekors.dk.

The deadline for applications is 18 January 2021. Interviews are expected to take place at the end of January 2021,

Your application and CV should be uploaded at DRC web page www.rodekors.dk/job

How to apply:

https://drk.easycruit.com/intranet/international/vacancy/2627451/209067?iso=dk

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