Purpose of the traineeship
The Mental Health and Psychosocial (MHPSS) Sub Unit is offering a traineeship to develop data collection tools and to assist the current team in the harmonization of MHPSS field programs.
The Mental Health and Psychosocial team works towards further development and strengthening of field programs that will benefit populations affected by armed conflict and/or other situations of violence.
Functions and Responsabilities
To collect / organize and systematize documents/reports/data collection tools from all the MHPSS programs previously and currently implemented until now.
To update the MHPSS documents in the Health Unit database with relevant ICRC documents and others and to maintain and appropriate filing system.
To conduct literature reviews of relevant documents/articles on MHPSS (support to families of missing persons, victims of violence, victims of sexual violence, persons with physical disabilities among others).
To support the MHPSS advisers to provide support to the field delegates when needed.
To support the MHPSS advisers to design and finalize data collection tool to be use worldwide.
To support the organization and facilitation of the MHPSS consolidation week.
Psychological background required.
Proven experience working with data collection and analysis.
Very good command of computer tools (Windows 8, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Excellent writing skills.
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills is required
Flexible, communicative, and open-minded to cultural diversities and challenges.
Strong strategic and creative thinking.
Team player, very organized and result-oriented.
Sense of responsibility and ability to work autonomously.
Additional language skills (French, Arabic and Spanish).
Previous experience implementing MHPSS programs.
Previous experience in working with victims of violence.
What we offer
12 months contract.
If this position interests you and you meet the requirements set out above, please send your application by the 20th october. Please apply by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org