IRC Gender Equality Diversity and Inclusion and Safeguarding Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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IRC Gender Equality Diversity and Inclusion and Safeguarding Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

IRC Kenya looking for “Gender Equality Diversity and Inclusion and Safeguarding Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 20, 2024.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on April 08, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Gender Equality Diversity and Inclusion and Safeguarding Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

IRC Job Vacancy 2024

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of activities that strengthen the GEDI sensitive and progressive program design and delivery.
  • Support the roll out and training of program teams on the GEDI tools including the GEDI Marker, to ensure it is coordinated during program design and implementation of key strategic projects.
  • Liaise with program teams such as Protection teams to make sure that the do no harm assessments factor in safeguarding risks, MEAL teams to support client satisfaction surveys, needs assessments (where vital) and collaboration between client responsiveness and Safeguarding.
  • Support in conducting gender and/or GEDI and intersectional context analysis and safeguarding risk assessments and mitigation planning for programs.
  • Support efforts to assess through Partner Capacity Assessments and Partner Support Plans for implementing partners to strengthen their capacity to deliver gender equitable, inclusive, and safe programs.
  • Support in supervising program implementation through field visits, focus group discussions and key informant interviews with staff and beneficiaries.
  • Support improvement of country program and partner clients’ complaints feedback and response mechanisms.
  • Participate in country forums, conferences and clusters focusing on GEDI and safeguarding to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all partners – including community leaders, international and local NGOs, UN agencies, community-based organizations, and other IRC sectors to improve multi-agency and multi-sectoral cooperation and coordination.
  • Business development- provide input to proposals, workplans and reports and provide technical to ensure that GEDI and Safeguarding standards are factored into the design, implementation and reporting of strategic projects.
  • Support relevant departments with receiving and advancing of all safeguarding concerns raised by staff, clients, beneficiaries, and/or external parties.
  • Support in the implementation of the Minimum Standards, ensuring that the Kenya Safeguarding Road Map is implemented, including the safe programming standards and collaboration with various internal stakeholders/ owners of the standards to ensure full implementation.
  • Collaborating with the Client Responsiveness team to train staff with direct client engagement on how to respond to safeguarding disclosures, make referral for specialized support, guide survivor on reporting to ECU as/when appropriate.
  • Support the coordination and capacity building of Focal Points, including training them on how to act as safe, informed resource and support people for staff or clients needing support with reporting.
  • Support contextual adaptation, design and roll-out of communication material including refresher sensitization of the Safeguarding SOPs.
  • Assist in the quarterly review of trends in ethical misconduct reporting and follow up to advise on preventative action and planning.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req51273
  • Job Title: Gender Equality Diversity and Inclusion and Safeguarding Officer
  • Sector: Diversity & Inclusion
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya


  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, Gender and Development studies, law, psychology, health, social work, humanities, or other related field.
  • 2 years professional experience in gender programs and/or Protection and/or safeguarding.
  • Familiarity with DEI and safeguarding standards and principles, international protection frameworks and mechanisms on safeguarding.
  • Validated experience/understanding of organizational and/or HR policies and practices.
  • Strong analytical skills related to feedback mechanisms, safeguarding, protection, and similar matters.
  • Good communication and report writing skills crucial.
  • Validated experience facilitating trainings and workshops. Good team building skills and knowledge of participatory approaches.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to develop positive relationships with local and remote team members at multiple levels in the organization. Experience in working collaboratively and/or advocating with other sectors and teams.
  • Ability to handle critically sensitive situations diplomatically and in a confidential manner.
  • Ability to travel to other IRC field sites and province field project sites to promote GEDI awareness through trainings and orientations.
  • Digital literacy is required – MS Office package and Internet.
  • Self-motivated, highly responsible, punctual, flexible, culturally sensitive. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

How to Apply IRC Gender Equality Diversity and Inclusion and Safeguarding Officer Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: April 20, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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