Postes vacants (Bureau International)
Le Service Jésuite des Réfugiés (JRS) est une organisation catholique internationale, à l'œuvre dans plus de 50 pays. Sa mission est d'accompagner, de servir et de défendre la cause des personnes déplacées de force. Fondé par la Compagnie de Jésus (Jésuites) en 1980, le JRS est un réseau mondial d'associés et d'institutions de cet ordre catholique. Le JRS sert les réfugiés, leur offrant un soutien pratique et spirituel, selon leurs besoins humanitaires, indépendamment de leurs croyances religieuses.

Qui peut se joindre au JRS ?

Le JRS cherche des bénévoles et du personnel qui partagent sa vision d'accompagnement des réfugiés et qui sont préparés pour remplir ces tâches complexes. Les bénévoles et le personnel JRS peuvent être des laïcs, des Jésuites ou des membres d'une congrégation religieuse. Le JRS cherche des spécialistes en éducation, conseil psychosocial, réhabilitation, gestion et domaines relatifs, et spécialement ayant l'expérience de former d'autres personnes. Il y a aussi besoin de personnes avec compétences techniques, spécialement en communication, droit, agriculture et développement à petite échelle.

Quelles sont les qualités que requiert le JRS ?

Avant tout, l'évident désir de servir les réfugiés et les demandeurs d'asile, avoir de la maturité humaine, une considérable souplesse de caractère, et la capacité de comprendre les réfugiés et leurs situations sans perdre l'objectivité. En outre, ces cinq qualités sont essentielles :
  • S'engager à former d'autres personnes
  • Savoir travailler en équipe et vivre en communauté
  • Accepter une façon de vivre simple
  • Ouverture d'esprit pour partager son espoir
  • Avoir à offrir des compétences et une expérience professionnelle précises


Employees
Fundraising and Development Officer, Individual Giving

ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation (INGO) with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. The organisation was founded in 1980 and currently has a presence in 51 countries. JRS undertakes services at local, national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office (IO) in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term well-being of refugees and displaced people, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs.

The main services provided are in the field of education, emergency assistance, psychosocial support and livelihood activities. Currently, more than 733,000 individuals are direct beneficiaries of JRS projects.


OPERATIONAL CONTEXT/ROLE

The JRS International Office in Rome is the head office of the Jesuit Refugee Service. It leads the organisational strategy and provides support and guidance in the areas of programmes, finance, advocacy, communications, fundraising and human resources to 10 regional offices worldwide.

To expand its fundraising efforts, JRS has created a new position of Fundraising and Development Officer, Individual Giving. We are looking for a self-starter with expertise especially in individual donor and digital fundraising to structure and grow our work in this area.

Reporting to the International Director of Philanthropy and Development, the Fundraising and Development Officer will be part of the Philanthropy and Development Department (a team of six people) leading the organisation’s global efforts in the acquisition of financial resources through fundraising from public and private sources.

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Regional Finance Officer

Organizational Context

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.  The organisation was founded in November 1980 and has a presence in over 45 countries. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term well-being of refugees and displaced people, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. 

Operational Context 

The Regional Finance Officer is responsible for assisting the Regional Director in the sound financial administration and management of all JRS activities in the Region. He / she is directly accountable to the Regional Director and works as part of the Regional Office Team in close collaboration with the Regional Programs Officer. S/he works with senior management personnel in each office (Country Directors and Country /Project Finance Officers) at the same time liaising with relevant staff in the international office. This position embraces a range of responsibilities from initiating needs assessments to ensuring adequate and ongoing funding, periodic project evaluations and final closure of projects.

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Inter-Regional Education Coordinator

Organisational Context

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.  The organisation was founded in November 1980 and has a presence in over 50 countries. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term wellbeing of refugees and displaced persons, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. JRS offers opportunities to a wide variety of staff, local and international, while maintaining a realistic and localised scheme of salary/stipend, insurance, etc. 

Operational Context/Role

The Regional Education Coordinator is responsible for supporting JRS teams in terms of conception, supervision, and implementation of projects responding to the specific needs of forcibly displaced people in the Eastern Africa Region (Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia) and Southern Africa Region (Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Angola).  The Regional Education Coordinator will be based in Nairobi, Kenya, allocating approximately 65% of his or her time to Eastern Africa, and 35% to Southern Africa (or as determined by the Regional Directors).  The position requires good communication skills, leadership, and the capacity to work with a team.  Analytical thinking and the capacity to research innovative intervention methods, as well as creativity and flexibility are also expected.

 


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International Consultant
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