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Technical Advisor - New Site Development, USRAP Capacity Development

Company: International Rescue Committee
Location: New York
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: req43243Job Title: Technical Advisor - New Site Development, USRAP Capacity DevelopmentSector: Program AdministrationEmployment Category: Fixed TermEmployment Type: Full-TimeCompensation: USD 82,000.00 - 107,000.00 AnnuallyLocation: New York, NY HQ USA

Job Description
***This is a fully remote role with Up to 30% domestic travel as needed.*** IRC Summary: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the world's leading emergency response and development organizations, supporting communities in transition in over 40 countries and 27 cities in the United States. IRC resettles thousands of refugees per year and provides numerous program services to assist refugee and other immigrants. The IRC in Kansas is based in Wichita and supports immigrants, survivors of trafficking, and refugee groups as they resettle and work their way to self-sufficiency in the U.S.
Job Overview: The headquarters Resettlement Team oversees the implementation and quality of services for early resettlement programming across IRC's growing network of local offices and affiliates. Its primary activities include capacity building, community engagement, training, and evaluation of program activities. The Technical Advisor (TA) for Site Development is the technical lead to support expansion of the IRC's growing network of resettlement sites. The TA is an expert in the Reception and Placement (R&P) program with profound experience in its diverse implementation. The TA will work on creating new partnerships with external non-profit agencies that may be interested in resettling refugees with the IRC. They will conduct outreach and maintain regular communication with state refugee coordinators, executive leadership of national and local social services agencies as well as IRC senior leadership. The position is responsible for advising and guiding national and local management at potential new resettlement partners on IRC's standards of R&P program excellence. The TA reports to the Deputy Director, USRAP Capacity Building and will collaborate with the Client and Community Engagement and Processing teams. This position lasts for the duration of the project period, through September 30, 2025.

  • Conduct extensive outreach and networking with US-based social service entities to propose and gage suitability for participation in the Reception and Placement Program.
  • Serve as the focal lead supporting the identification, recommendation and development of new IRC and partner affiliate sites, including consultations with state and local stakeholders.
  • Conduct in-person and remote qualitative and quantitative assessments of potential new sites to determine suitability.
  • Review existing new site development materials and update to reflect current reality. Create clear and simple SOPs and tools outlining IRC's new site development approach. Organize these for easy access and utilization.
  • Facilitate initial vetting of potential new partners according to IRC's Partnership Excellence for Equality and Results System.
  • Coordinate the completion and compilation of required documentation for new R&P sites, including statements of rationale and abstracts, for submission to PRM. Support as needed with the overall R&P application process.
  • Ensure regular communication with key stakeholders, both internal and external, on potential new sites that are under consideration.
  • Play a leadership role in key strategic and project roles, as assigned.
    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field required, master's degree in social work, International Affairs, or related field highly desirable.Work Experience:
      • Minimum 6 years progressive work experience in the field of refugee resettlement at national and/or local level.
      • Minimum 3 years program management and grants submission experience preferred.
      • Demonstrated experience managing external stakeholders and diplomatic communication skills.
      • Previous experience with the R&P program, preferably with new site development.
      • Familiarity with IRC's systems and structures preferred.Preferred Experience and Skills:
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as an overall ability to be clear and concise in all communications.
        • Strong organizational and time-management skills; proven ability to prioritize and deliver on time.
        • Strong analytic problem-solving skills.
        • Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic, cross-functional global team structure.
        • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
        • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
        • Ability to manage others and work through change in a proactive and positive manner.
          Working Environment:
          • Standard office working environment.
          • Up to 30% domestic travel as needed.
          • This role may require working remotely full or part time and part time remote employees may be required to share workspace. ______________________________________________________________
            The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
            Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirement.Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal. Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles. #LI-Remote
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