ARC SGBV Officer Jobs in Uganda

ARC SGBV Officer Jobs in Uganda


Who We Are

We are on a journey of becoming Alight, a new platform of amazing people and an organization providing lifesaving services and creating breakthrough solutions for and with the displaced.

For the past 40 years, we’ve called ourselves American Refugee Committee, an organization known for providing
quality care to millions of Refugees worldwide. But the truth is, we serve many different people – to include Refugees, Trafficked people, Displaced people, and Marginalized and Host communities too.

Through all the years and conversations, we’ve had with the people we serve, we’ve heard the same
thing time and time again – Refugee is not a label we want. We’re listening. And now, we’re taking off the nametag American Refugee Committee and becoming Alight.

What we do in Uganda and around

ARC Uganda’s mission is to provide opportunities and expertise to Refugees, Displaced people, and Host communities. We help people survive conflict and crisis and rebuild lives of dignity, health, security, and self-sufficiency. ARC is committed to the delivery of programs that ensure measurable quality
and lasting impact for the people we serve.

ARC Uganda, with its head office in Kampala, is currently providing gender-based violence prevention and response, water and sanitation, food security and livelihood services to Refugees and Host communities in six locations including BidiBidi, Palabek,
Kyaka-II, Kyangwali, Oruchinga and Nakivale. With anticipated funding from the United High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) for the year 2020, ARC will be implementing Protection in Nakivale, Oruchinga, Kyaka II, Kyangwali and Rwamwanja Refugee Settlements.

ARC Uganda Program is looking for
competent, qualified, self-driven and committed personnel to be
part of implementing this partnership.

The contract duration for all positions will be from January – December, 2020.

Position: SGBV Officer (2 positions)

Reports to: Protection Manager

Location: Kyaka II and Rwamwanja,

Job summary:

The SGBV Officer will be responsible for leading and coordinating
ARC’s field-level SGBV program with the objective of preventing
violence and discrimination and providing timely and effective
responses to survivors of SGBV.

Minimum qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in Social Sciences, Community
    Psychology, and / or Social Work or related field required.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience working with SGBV Survivors,
    preferably in Refugee settings; and with knowledge of SASA
    methodology is essential.
  • Fluency in Swahili and ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid license
    (Class A) is an added advantage.

    Application Guidelines:

    Interested and qualified candidates to submit one-page Cover letter, an updated CV (max. 3 pages) and Names, Titles and Contacts of three professional referees, to include your current or recent employer/supervisor - via email (Only) to UGjobs@arcrelief.org with the Position applied for clearly
    indicated in the subject line.

    The deadline for submission of applications is December 17th, 2019 at 17:00hrs. However due to urgency to fill these positions, applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Job Offers will be
    issued to the selected candidates upon conformation of funding.

    American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

    American Refugee Committee complies with
    all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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