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Senior GBV Officer (Prevention & Response) needed at Norwegian Church Aid

Job title : Senior GBV Officer (Prevention & Response)

Job Location : Borno

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

  • The GBV Prevention and Response Officer will lead the design, implementation, and monitoring of gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response programs, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Responsibilities include developing comprehensive strategies, providing survivor support and counselling, advocating for policy changes, building partnerships, and conducting monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • The Officer will also deliver capacity building sessions, represent the organization in relevant forums, and maintain a strong understanding of gender dynamics and international frameworks related to GBV.

JOB ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical support to national partner staff for program start up, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all GBV emergency response activities.
  • Providing technical assistance to the field staff and partners, by designing and rolling out capacity building activities and training on all GBV/protection, ensuring on the job coaching and mentoring.
  • Undertake regular (weekly, bi-weekly) field monitoring visits to assess progress and identify technical quality and/or other implementation issues, flag these to the GBV PM, provide solutions and implement modifications as required. 
  • Guide and support implementation of all project activities (including overseeing case management, PSS, Skills acquisition, age-appropriate engagement, prevention, and risk mitigation), providing affirming feedback, highlight strengths and weaknesses, and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Support NCA and its partner in adapting case management tools and implementing the GBVIMS/ Primero, ensuring strict compliance with confidentiality policy and guidelines for information sharing of GBV data.
  • Assist with monitoring of activities and implementation of databases and data collection tools to systematize and streamline ethical and safe data collection and reporting across partners.
  • Under supervision of PM Work with GBV staff and partner to assess training needs and develop a training and capacity develop plan for to ensure successful transfer of skills, knowledge, and attitudes to improve GBV responses. Organize training as per learning needs assessment and co-facilitate trainings. 
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports as per agreed templates documenting all mentoring activities, success and challenges, and support partner in developing monthly/quarterly reports. Participate in the review of documents submitted by partners (i.e., narrative reports, work plans, spending plans, etc.).
  • Develop monthly work plan and regular reports in line with the goals and objectives of the program. 
  • Work with other sector staff to promote integrated programming across sectors to maximize the impact of response and recovery programming and avoid knowledge and performance gaps, paying attention to ASRH, gender, disability and child protection.
  • Work closely with the M&E team to establish and submit effective field level activity and indicator tracking, weekly and monthly tracking, CFM, ensuring GBV complaints are managed appropriately and in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure strong information management and sharing, pro-active teamwork and coordination with GBV teams (including volunteers).
  • Reinforce adherence to the GBV guiding principles throughout all GBV activities through the national partner. 
  • Provide technical support and implementation of GBV prevention/ risks mitigation including SASA! Together, Male Engaged and facilitate mainstreaming GBV/ ASRH /risk mitigation, prevention, and response in NCA WASH and ASRH sectors.
  • Collaborate with finance/admin and logistics to ensure program supplies and resources are available in a timely manner to support program implementation. 

Perform other duties, as needed, or requested by the supervisor. 

Additional Job Responsibilities

  • The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the Post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Strong commitment to human rights, gender equality, and understanding of issues surrounding violence against women and girls.
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with all staff and key stakeholders externally.   
  • Teamwork and cooperation ✓ Behavioural flexibility
  • Must adhere to and encourage PSEA and NCA Code of Conduct and ensure timely reporting. ✓ Strong belief in and commitment to human rights and gender equality.
  • Resilient, flexible and gender sensitive.
  • Ability to work/communicate effectively in a culturally diverse organization.
  • A person with strong analytical, problem-solving skills, good time management and planning skills.  ✓ Good written and verbal communication skills, fluency in local language. 
  • Strong computer skills (Word and Excel) 
  • Willingness to travel to field sites frequently and strong, experience working in GBV programs, managing WGSS and IDP peri- Urban settings.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related field (gender studies, public health, social work, humanities, law, psychology, sociology).

Experience 

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience with minimum of 2 years relevant experience in GBV in emergencies, gender programming

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a copy of their CV to [email protected] using the position as the title of your email – failure to do so may disqualify applicants.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply early.

We value your interest and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Please note that only qualified candidates will be invited for the next phases of this recruitment.

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