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Job Title:   Health Officer
Category:   Health & Medicine
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Hari Pur
Gender:   Female
Minimum Education:   Masters
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   2 Years3 Years year(s)
Salary Range:   PKR 0 to 0 per Month
Apply By:   Apr 3, 2023
Job Description:

Background/IRC Summary:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 40 years, and manages and delivers large, complex programs to meet the needs in health, education, protection, environmental health, and livelihoods for displaced, poor and disaster affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and currently works in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Baluchistan, and Sindh provinces.

Job Overview/Summary:

The position will be responsible for providing support to Afghan refugees living in urban areas in Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with a particular focus on health-related issues. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating with concerned stakeholders to provide quality health services and ensure that the refugees have access to adequate healthcare facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with health service providers, hospitals, and clinics to ensure that the refugees have access to quality health services.
  • Assess health needs of refugees and develop health programs /activity plan accordingly.
  • Develop and implement health education programs for refugees, focusing on preventive measures and promotion of good health practices.
  • Provide guidance and support to refugees on accessing health services and facilities.
  • Conduct regular field visits and monitor health activities /programs to ensure their effectiveness and impact.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation of health-related activities and services provided.
  •  Collaborate with other stakeholders to advocate for the health needs of refugees and improve access to health services.
  • prepare monthly report and submit it to CAR KP via the district administrators' office and IRC team in the district.
  • Any other task


The applicant should hold a minimum of a university degree preferably in Social Work, Social Sciences.


Minimum 2 to 3 years work experience in health-related projects, referral services and with referral networks (Previous working experience of International I/NGO / similar set up is preferred) 


  • Written and spoken fluency in English and Pashto.
  • Strong computer skills, and experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An ability to work discretely and professionally with sensitive and confidential information.

The IRC Core Values and Commitments.

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 Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons.

IRC is committed to ensuring that IRC staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the IRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

Level of interaction with children: Less contact with children.

IRC ensures that its staff must actively practice the roles and responsibilities related to client responsiveness, accountability to people in affected communities and must have competencies to solicits and listens to feedback and other’s perspectives, responds to feedback with maturity and sensitivity and takes appropriate decisions and makes changes to behavior or actions in response to feedback.

IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment.

Women candidates and differently abled persons are highly encouraged to apply.

Company Information
Company Name:  International Rescue Committee
Company Description:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading global relief and development organization, established in 1933, and currently working in 42 countries worldwide. IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 30 years, and manages & delivers large, complex programs to meet needs in health, education, protection and livelihoods for displaced, poor & conflict-affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local Government and non-Governmental organizations and currently works in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces.

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