Job Title: Programme Officer, Sexual & Gender Based Violence (SGBV)
Location: Borno, Adamawa, Yobe (3 slots)
Duration: 6 months
Reports to: Program Manager
The SGBV Programme Officer will be responsible for managing, coordinating and monitoring the SGBV prevention and response programme. S/He will work in close collaboration with the Programme Manager to ensure successful implementation of the SGBV prevention and response programme.
- Support the implementation of the SGBV prevention and response by managing programme implementation and monitoring.
- Develop and maintain partnerships among other agencies, clusters/sectors, as part of humanitarian response.
- Support prevention of SGBV and women’s empowerment in the communities.
- Strengthen the capacity of community leaders to effectively manage the citizens of their communities and further reduce the case of SGBV to the minimum.
- Achieve social cohesion and community security with participation of women, youth, religious and other groups.
- Participate in conducting, consolidating and reporting on SGBV assessments.
- Support operational capacity development efforts and provide technical support on gender and SGBV mainstreaming.
- Under the guidance of the Program Manager, support and facilitate the establishment of and ensure the functioning of SGBV coordination mechanisms with all relevant stakeholders.
- Ensure safe and ethical SGBV data collection and reporting is functioning and regular reporting is done on SGBV.
- Support that community-based approaches are applied in SGBV programming and communities considered as key stakeholders.
- Give adequate opportunities to different groups to participate in the prevention of SGBV in communities and schools.
- Provide psychological counselling and support to the victims of SGBVs.
- Set-up and support meeting for advisory groups and develop informative materials for learning.
- Raise awareness about the problem of SGBV in community meetings and fora.
- Establish groups of boys and girls, male and female in IDP settlements, host and formal schools to prevent SGBV.
- Set-up and manage integrated safe space for referral of SBGV cases.
- Distribute SGBV based material items (dignity kits).
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in social work or other social sciences, public health, community health, international relations, international law, human rights or related field.
- A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in programme management, monitoring and evaluation with focus on SGBV prevention and response programming.
- Experience in results-based management, project and team management.
- Demonstrated ability to assess, supervise and co-ordinate technical work in SGBV prevention and response in humanitarian and recovery settings.
- Excellent writing skills in English and experience in writing reports.
- Awareness and demonstrable knowledge of how SGBV manifests in humanitarian settings and ability to describe context-specific prevention and response actions.
- Demonstrable knowledge of and experience in humanitarian emergency operations.
- Demonstrable knowledge of reproductive health issues and/or protection issues in humanitarian and recovery settings.
- Knowledge of the humanitarian reform process and roles/responsibilities of humanitarian actors.
- Experience working directly with survivors of SGBV using a survivor-centered approach is recommended.
How to Apply
Email your resume and cover letter detailing why you are qualified for this position to [email protected] with “SGBV Officer-State” in the email subject line.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. Our organization procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. We are equal opportunity employer.
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.
The closing date for applications is October 31, 2021. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
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