Case Worker – GBV (Gender Based Violence)
Vacancy No.: IOM-SVN/0047/2022 Position Title: Case Worker – GBV (Gender Based Violence) Position Grade: G-4 Duty Station: Gondar, Shire, Wollo, Mekelle, Adwa Type of Appointment: SST, Six months with possibility of extension Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible Closing Date: 17 April 2022
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IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal & External candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy.
Under the overall supervision of the Emergency Health Coordinator and under the direct supervision of the MHPSS Senior Project Assistant, the successful candidate will work closely with the MHPSS team to support the Program Unit in matters relating to monitoring and evaluation of GBV project in Gondar, Shire, Wollo, Mekelle, Adwa. In particular, he/she will:
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
- Provide case management services, including needs assessment, case plans, follow-up, referrals, counselling, and/or data entry.
- Provide weekly and monthly data and complete case management notes and reports, including case studies and other reports.
- Produce weekly / monthly reports.
- Support the preparation of relevant reports concerning case management activities.
- Ensure ethical and confidential collection and storage of case management data.
- Advise the supervisor on the implementation and adjustment of activities / workload.
- Attend and coordinate with Protection, GBV, Child Protection Working Groups / Clusters and other working groups as relevant.
- Liaise with other GBV/Protection actors to coordinate implementation of common standards in the field and consideration of protection issues in assistance program.
- Support capacity-building for partners on relevant issues.
- Perform any other responsibilities as may be assigned.
- Educational Qualification
- University degree in psychology, social work, women’s studies, or public health with 2 years of relevant professional experience is required.
- 2 years of relevant professional experience.
- Demonstrated experience working in case management, preferably with GBV survivors in an emergency or post-conflict environment.
- Experience with ethical safe assessments, data collection, and information-sharing.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
- Sound ability to communicate practical knowledge on actions to address Protection and GBV issues at the operational level
- Demonstrated analytical, writing and reporting skills
- Solid computer skills (MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
- Can locate and apply key GBV resources including IOM’s GBViC Framework and toolkit; GBV Standard Operating Procedures; GBV Information Management System; IASC GBV Guidelines; IASC Gender Handbook; Inter-agency Minimum Standards on GBV in Emergencies; GBV AoR Handbook for Coordinating GBV Interventions in Emergencies ; WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching, Documenting and Monitoring Sexual Violence in Emergencies).
- Thorough knowledge of spoken and written English
- Working knowledge of multiple local languages, such as Afaan Oromo, Amharic and other local languages is an advantage.
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies
Values and Competencies
- Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
- Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
- Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1
- Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
- Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
- Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
- Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
- Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
Emergency and Crisis
- Works effectively in high-pressure, rapidly changing environments;
- Coordinates actions with emergency response actors and making use of coordination structures;
- Supports adequate levels of information sharing between internal units, cluster partners, IOM and other emergency response actors;
- Establishes and maintains effective relationships with implementing partners;
- Makes correct decisions rapidly based on available information.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.
How To Apply:
- Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation letter enclosed with only a detailed CV written in English through ETHIOJOBS.NET on or before 17 April 2022. Please indicate the position title, vacancy number, and duty station in the subject line of your application letter. No photocopies of educational/training certificates are required at this stage; an applicant who doesn’t follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We strongly encourage qualified women to apply!