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GBV Response Officer needed at International Medical Corps

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Organization: International Medical Corps
Position: GBV Response officer
Deadline: 05.29.2022
Employment: Full time
Location: Afar- Chifra, Afar
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Job Description:

 

International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please notify International Medical Corps at report@InternationalMedicalCorps.org.

 

Vacancy Announcement

Internal/External

Job Title:GBV Response  Officer
Reference number:Vac/0133/22
Vacancy posting date:May 19, 2022
Closing Date:May 29, 2022
Duty Station:Afar /Chifera)
Duration of Employment3 months
Employment Type:Fixed term
Salary:As per the organization scale

Summary of  Job Description

 

 

Job Description

 

The GBV Response Officer will be responsible for providing technical support on case management for Women and Children Affair office and provide psychosocial support to vulnerable women, including survivors of GBV in targeted woredas. The GBV Response Officer will also oversee the women’s centers activities including psychosocial, recreational activities, and information sessions. The Response officer will work closely with IMC GBV prevention officer, Woreda WACO office and other implementing partners on supporting and assisting GBV survivors and vulnerable women and girls. She is also responsible to identify the gaps and area of support for WACO and report to GBV manger.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with woreda administrative and WACO (Women and Children Affairs Office) office to map and find safe space for women and girls
  • Provide psychosocial support for GBV survivors and others vulnerable women and girls in WGSS after equipped by necessary material
  • Develop TOR and facilitate training on adapted cases management for WACO office to respond a Case management
  • Provide technical support for WACO office on Case management
  • Develop GBV referral pathway with collaboration of other implementing partners
  • Develop TOR and facilitate training for front line health care providers and hygiene promotor in basic principle of supportive response to GBV survivors and referral pathway.
  • Work closely with women and children affairs office on providing of dignity kits for vulnerable women and girls
  • Work with coordination with other partners and Government for response of GBV survivors needs
  • Maintain records of activities and produce regular reports including weekly update success and lesson learnt
  • Create a positive working environment with other IMC sectors
  • Represent IMC in all GBV related meeting at woreda level

Human Resource Management & Capacity Building

  • Assist in the recruitment and training of GBV staff
  • With support from IMC HR, conduct staff performance evaluations of GBV staff in a timely manner.
  • Adhere with IMC PSEA and safeguarding policies
  • Work with HR to ensure accuracy of all GBV program job descriptions for staff and their responsibilities.
  • In collaboration with GBV program manager, design and monitor capacity building strategies for GBV staff.
  • Ensure staff support and debriefing processes are in place, and that staff safety planning is conducted and regularly updated.
  • Develop, implement, and promote effective team communication techniques and systems, including regular senior staff meetings.
  • Contribute to a positive IMC team environment

Coordination & Collaboration

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant stakeholders including CBOs.
  • Collaborate with other IMC sectors and operations personnel to ensure that the program is properly supported and that all project-related operational activities are conducted according to IMC HR, Logistics, Finance and other policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with the GBV program manager, promote and represent the interests of the GBV program with regards to all relevant stakeholders.
  • And any other activity as requested by the supervisor

Individual Guiding Principles

Ensure vulnerable women including survivors of GBV are safe at all times; Respect their wishes, rights and dignity; Keep their experiences confidential and do not discriminate them.

 

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Job Requirements:

Job requirement

1.       Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Degree in social science including Social Work, Nursing, and Counselling preferred
  • Bac ground in GBV, Human Rights and /or protection and GBV case management or counselling
  • Experience in providing/facilitating training related to GBV programming
  • Previous experience living in a hardship environment.
  • Ability to communicate well in English as well as write clear and concise reports in English is a plus.
  • Ability to speak the local languages is a plus

 

  • Only women applicants are needed

2.       Additional Characteristics

  • Clear understanding of gender inequality, and issues surrounding violence against women and girls.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients always is essential.
  • Ability to lead, train, supervise, facilitate, and motivate other GBV staff in their respective tasks in a professional, respectful, and supportive manner.
  • Strong planning, organization, and problem-solving skills with ability to work both independently and within a team in a demanding work environment.
  • Excellent personnel management skills, including diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills.
  • Integrity, strong work ethic, and ability to consistently meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Experience collaborating in protection, gender and human rights related activities.

International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please notify International Medical Corps at report@InternationalMedicalCorps.org.

How To Apply:

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter and CV by clearly stating the position that you are applying   through www.ethiojobs.net  OR before May 29,2022

Female Applicants  are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Note: IMC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

Website for reporting misconduct :www.InternationalMedicalCorps.ethicspoint.com. Please do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review

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