Senior GBV Officer

at International Medical Corps (IMC)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 28, 2022
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Job Description

-          Work closely with the GBV Program Manager and GBV Specialist to understand program goals and to meet expectations

-          Contribute to ongoing assessments and analyses to better understand protection risks, to map points of service for survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals, and to identify support structure.

-          Analyze trends of GBV and suggest ways to develop/adjust program strategies to meet needs

-          Contribute to program design and the preparation of concept notes and proposals, providing necessary field information/ data

-          Identify and reinforce existing support mechanisms and work closely with local counterparts to ensure community buy-in and cultural appropriateness of activities

-          Strengthen case management and referral systems

-          Work with teams and communities to develop appropriate prevention and awareness-raising/behavior change strategies

-          Organize and support trainings for healthcare providers, as needed and appropriate

-          Compile monthly and quarterly reports, on time and with accurate data

-          Coordinate with government counterparts, local and international NGOs, UN agencies and other stakeholders to ensure holistic support for survivors, including participation in strengthening GBV SOPs and referral pathways

-          Actively participate in protection/GBV working groups and contribute to interagency initiatives, also promoting International Medical Corps as a leader agency in GBV

-          Ensure maximum visibility of International Medical Corps and relevant donors amongst the UN and NGO community

-          Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct

-          Assist in the selection, training and support of qualified program staff

-          Develop support strategies for staff and introduce principles of self-care

-          Develop work, spending and procurement plans in line with International Medical Corps ’s financial pipelines

-          Work with Finance and Logistics to procure supplies within program budgets

-          Maintain flexibility to take on added responsibility as and when needed

Job Requirements

-          MA Degree or BA/BSc Degree in health, social work, sociology, psychology, gender, legal or other relevant fields from recognized institution

-          For MA Degree 1-2 years of experience in GBV, psychosocial support, social work, human rights, protection or related areas; and for BA/BSc Degree 3-5 years of experience in the above-mentioned fields is required.

-          Proven knowledge and experience in developing and implementing community mobilization projects

-          Supervisory experience

-          Familiarity with standards and guidelines for GBV programming and coordination

-          Experience in representing and promote the agency in relevant coordination forum.

-          Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently

-          Ability to work well with a cross-cultural team

-          Strong communication skills, both oral and written

-          Excellent verbal and written proficiency in English; knowledge of Afaan Oromo is a plus.

-          Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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