HIAS GBV Prevention Consultant Jobs in Kenya
HIAS GBV Prevention Consultant Jobs in Kenya HIAS is a global Jewish not-for-profit organization that stands for a world in which displaced persons attain full potential and contribute to society through sustained legal, social, and systematic change, attaining legal status, exercising social and economic rights and rebuilding their lives.
HIAS’ operation in Kenya was established in 2002 with the mission to serve the most vulnerable refugees through community based protection, mental health and psychosocial-support (MHPSS), economic inclusion, child protection and provision of durable solutions.
With funding from United Nations Trust Fund (UNTF), this project, Community Based Prevention of Violence Against Refugee Women and Girls in Nairobi, will be implemented by HIAS Kenya over a period of a three-year.
The project’s goal is to contribute to refugee women and girls facing less interpersonal violence among the urban refugee population in Nairobi county by 2022.
The project aims to achieve the following outcomes:
Refugee men have changed attitudes around power, gender, masculinities and male privilege and take action to prevent Violence against Women and Girls VAW/G.
Refugee women and girls demonstrate an increased understanding that IPV is a violation of their rights and feel confident reporting that violation.
Community systems enable refugee - friendly prevention of VAW/G through both improved access, pathways and strengthened community awareness of IPV
Increased accountability of program staff implementing the project through changes in staff knowledge and attitudes on prevention of VAW/G.
The purpose for the consultancy is to support HIAS Kenya to develop materials and train staff in preparation of implementing a primary prevention intervention.
The intervention combines the following components: community mobilization, behavior change, social marketing and survivor support.
The project builds off of existing evidence based models including Girl Shine, SASA! And Engaging Men in Accountable Practice (EMAP) to develop a context appropriate intervention. **
The consultant will support the adaptation of existing curricula, develop new, contextualized material as necessary, and train HIAS staff to use the materials.
This training should be participatory and experiential and emphasize accountability of program staff to women and girls.
Expected Output and Deliverables
A modified curriculum based on existing curricula including Men as Partners (MAP) and Engaging Men in Accountable Practice (EMAP).
Specific applied activities for each of the sessions that help promote accountability and gender equitable behaviors.
Training materials for HIAS staff using the curriculum.
2-3-page inception plan on how the consultant will approach the work to ensure alignment between Country Program Workshop presentation and work plan and Inception plan with key parameters and indicators to be considered to EMAP methodologies.
A 2-3-page training report on the facilitation training
General Terms and Conditions: Confidentiality Authorship
Ownership and copyright of all training curricula – both Facilitators guide and training curriculum will be the sole and exclusive property of HIAS.
The consultant will submit all original documents to HIAS.
The consultant shall not re-produce information of this exercise in any form (electronic, hard copies, etc.) to a third party without a written permission from HIAS.
The overall consultancy is expected to take up to 25 days including 14 for content development, 3 for pilot testing sessions in the community, 3 days of facilitation training, 5 days of training on the curriculum.
Portions of the content can be done remotely.
The Consultant should be able to undertake some of the tasks concurrently to fit within the planned time - frame, without compromising the quality expected.
HIAS Gender and GBV Program Manager will be responsible for the overall coordination of all the training needs and tasks with the Consultant.
In addition, the GBV Prevention Coordinator will provide all the necessary technical and operational support required throughout the training process.
HIAS HQ based Technical Director will provide technical review of all training curricula.
HIAS will also provide the conference/workshop facilities needed for the training.
The Consultant will be responsible for the following:
The consultant will lead the process of:
Develop curricula and training agenda, methodology, planning and quality control procedures by contextualizing GBV evidence based prevention interventions like SASA, MAP, EMAP and Girl shine with the infusion of recommendations from different refugee nationalities.
Reviewing existing information, preparing training outlines and objectives
Provide regular briefing to the Gender/GBV Program Manager on the progress, any challenges and recommendations during the training.
Pilot the new developed intervention in the community to attest its feasibility.
Equip the HIAS staff including the GBV Prevention Facilitators with skills and competency on how to handle and facilitate groups.
Requirements of the Consultant
We are looking for a Consultant(s) with the following skills and qualifications
A consulting firm or individual with demonstrable experience in GBV prevention and response. This includes specific experience with primary prevention activities designed to address root causes of violence against women and adolescent girls., training, Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and gender equality.
Prior experience in developing participatory training and program content and able to give examples of curricula and training materials developed.
Priori experience with SASA! EMAP, MAP or Project H a plus.
Experience in working in Humanitarian sector and with refugees in urban setting preferably in Kenya .
Previous experience working with men, women, girls and communities using participatory approaches
Excellent and demonstrated understanding of women’s Human rights and ethical issues in GBV.
Ability to respond to comments and questions in a timely, appropriate manner.
Excellent verbal and written communication in English required.
Application Process and Requirements
Qualified and interested parties are asked to submit the following:
Letter of interest in submission of a proposal
A detailed technical proposal clearly demonstrating a thorough understanding of this ToRs and including but not limited to the following;
Demonstrated previous experience in similar EMAP assignments and qualifications outlined in this ToRs.
Please attach a previous EMAP training report where applicable.
Team composition and level of effort of each proposed team member (include CVs of each team member).
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; HIAS GBV Prevention Consultant Jobs in Kenya
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