DRC GBV Manager Jobs in Ethiopia
DRC GBV Manager Jobs in Ethiopia
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants. The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009.
With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia and Djibouti, including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender-based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.Overall Purpose of the Role:
As DRC expands it protection programming in Dolo Ado, a qualified national manager will oversee the start-up and implementation of GBV prevention and response services.
The postholder will ensure a strong understanding of the GBV context, support the development of relevant programming and materials, as well as manage the day-to-day implementation of a range of protection activities, including GBV case management, awareness-raising, and psychosocial support. The GBV manager will develop and maintain key project management tools, such as work, spending, and procurement plans.
S/he also will build GBV staff capacity and regularly monitor implementation to ensure adherence to international standards and best practices. S/he also will guarantee strong collaboration and coordination within DRC and among other humanitarian partners. S/he will supervise directly at least two officers.ResponsibilitiesProject ManagementOversee the implementation of all GBV activities per project(s) documents/donor agreements and ensure adherence to contractual commitments in line wit Humanitarian, Protection, and GBV Guiding Principles and other international standards and best practices
Develop and regularly project management tools, particularly work, spending, procurement, and monitoring and evaluation plans, for GBV programming
Lead on procurement and budget monitoring for GBV activities
Provide weekly, monthly, and quarterly project management updates, as requested
Liaise regularly with Monitoring & Evaluation, Supply Chain, Finance, and other relevant colleagues to ensure the timely implementation of projection activities
Provide technical oversight of all GBV activities, including assessments, awareness raising and other prevention activities, individual protection assistance, case management, service mappings and referral pathways in compliance with Humanitarian, Protection, and GBV Guiding Principles, other international standards and best practices, and the DRC Code of Conduct
Ensure the contextualization and appropriate use of standard operating procedures and tools
Develop and lead the roll-out of new activities, assessments, and tools
Identify individual and team-level capacity-strengthening needs and develop plans to strengthen capacity
Develop and facilitate trainings, workshops, and refresher sessions on key topics for DRC and other humanitarian staff, local authorities and/community leaders, and other stakeholders, as appropriate and needed
Promote improved understanding of core GBV concepts and GBV mainstreaming among relevant stakeholders
Collaborate closely with DRC’s Protection Manager, Ethiopia to ensure
consistent application of DRC Ethiopia’s protection approaches, methods, and tools
Contribute to the strategic direction of GBV programming through participation in strategic planning and the development of strategic documents.
Lead on the management of direct reports, at least two employees, including objective setting, probation, performance management and appraisal, professional skill development, accountability, and support
Support the recruitment process for GBV staff, liaising with DRC’s Protection Manager, Ethiopia to ensure adequate support through the staffing structure and sufficient gender balance
Promote continual professional development through the identification of training and capacity-building opportunities, as well as on-the-job coaching and mentoring
Reporting and Accountability
Ensure compliance with internal and external reporting requirements, as well as DRC policies and procedures
Engage in regular quality control and site monitoring visits, as well as review of feedback mechanisms, to guarantee that services meet DRC standards and beneficiary needs
Provide timely qualitative and quantitative inputs for internal updates, as well as contractual and ad hoc donor requests
Participate in internal and external coordination meetings, especially Sub-National Protection Cluster and Sub-National GBV/CP Working Group meetings
Contribute regularly to service mappings and other coordination documents (e.g., 5Ws)
Other duties relevant to the position as assigned by the direct supervisor or Protection Manager, Ethiopia
Experience and Technical Competencies: (include years of experience)
University degree in a relevant field (e.g. psychology, social work, social or gender studies)
Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a humanitarian organization
Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in GBV prevention and/or response services
Fluency in written and spoken Somali and English
Experience with emergency response, displacement, and conflict and/or drought-affected populations
Strong knowledge of humanitarian, protection, and GBV principles and standards, as well as organizational policies
Excellent protection analysis and reporting skills
Excellent writing and editing skills for external audiences
Experience with people management and creation of a collaborative working environment
Strong inter-personal and communication skills
Commitment to accountability and quality programming
Ability to work well under pressure in adverse, insecure and/or remote conditions with diverse multi-sector staff
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Education (include certificates, licenses etc.):
University degree in gender studies, social sciences, law, social work, international development, or other relevant field from a recognized institution
Languages: (indicate fluency level)
Excellent verbal and written proficiency in English and Somali
How to Apply
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