Community Engagement and Accountability Officer (Rakhine)

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Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) is volunteer based humanitarian organization throughout the whole country acting with and for the most vulnerable at all times. Benefit Package consists of Paid Medical Certificate Leave, Annual Leave/Home Return Leave, Casual Leave, On-Duty for Training, Provide Accommodation Allowance and Hardship Area Allowance for specific area, Training and Development Opportunities, Promotion and Management Development.

Background: In 2017, MRCS is increasing its engagement in Rakhine state through immediate, medium and long-term support to people affected by communal violence. With the support of IFRC, MRCS has initiated two new multi-year community-based programs aimed at increasing resilience in Sittwe, Minbya and Mrauk-u townships; in addition, IFRC supports two simultaneous MRCS disaster relief operations implemented in northern and central areas of Rakhine. Currently IFRC has two delegates based in Sittwe and one delegate based in Maungdaw, who provide managerial and technical support in the implementation of IFRC programs and operations in Rakhine.

Purpose of the position: IFRC Community Engagement Accountability (CEA) Officer is tasked to support the development and operationalization of Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) activities for the MRCS Rakhine Operations based on the program log frame and in line with the MRCS Strategic plan 2020 and established CEA minimum standards. The CEA officer’s tasks will include ensuring Community Engagements and Accountability tools and activities are integrated within the overall Rakhine Operations activities, including leading on social mobilization activities - organization, planning, and training - and ensuring activities are implemented according to the standards and within the framework of the NRCS earthquake response operation.

The CEA Officer will be expected to establish effective CEA feedback systems to ensure communities are able to actively engage with, shape and feedback on Rakhine Operations activities, and assess and identify social mobilization needs and opportunities, and how these activities can support the MRCS Rakhine Operations as a whole. He/she will also provide translation and administrational support, as assigned by line manager. IFRC Program Coordinator will be contracted by MRCS and seconded to IFRC, and based in Sittwe, Rakhine.

Position Title                   : Community Engagement and Accountability Officer (Rakhine), seconded to IFRC

No. of Post                        : (1) Post                                 

Report to                           : IFRC Community Based Health Programme Manager (Sittwe)

Technician Line Manager    : Communications/ CEA Delegate (IFRC)

Duty Station                      : Sittwe      

Grade                               : D1

Application Deadline       : 16:30 pm, (08/12/2017)

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