HRTK GBV Prevention Training Consultant Jobs in Kenya
HRTK GBV Prevention Training Consultant Jobs in Kenya
Background 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 legal protection, Mental Health and Psycho Social-Support (MHPSS), Economic Inclusion, Child Protection and provision of durable solutions.
Since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Kenya, on March 13th 2020, the government put in place measures to limit the spread of the disease and this negatively impacted vulnerable groups including refugees. At the same time, existing inequalities are exacerbated in any crisis, and women, girls, and other vulnerable populations are at increased risk of gender‐based violence (GBV) and intimate partner violence (IPV), other safety/security threats, and denial of movements, rights, or services. As reported by Kenya’s National Council on Administration of Justice1, since the start of COVID-19, there has been a significant spike in sexual offences in many parts of the country and in some cases, the perpetrators are close relatives, guardians and/or persons living with the victims. These increased protection risks make the availability of specialized EVAW/G programming more important than ever.
With funding from United Nations Trust Fund (UNTF) for EVAW/G (this project, Community Based Prevention of Violence Against Refugee Women and Girls in Nairobi, being implemented by HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya (also known as HIAS Kenya), over a period of 17 months. The project seeks to support mechanisms that improve institutional resilience to crises including COVID-19, mitigate the impact of lack of capacity to safely implement EVAW/G projects, strengthen HIAS EVAW/G response and increase its’ ability to address the priority needs of women and girls during and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The goal of the project 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 outcome: HIAS and its stakeholders are institutionally strengthened to sustainably respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises while maintaining or adapting existing interventions to EVAW/G with a focus on the most vulnerable women and girls.
HIAS will be responsible for the following:
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 GBV Regional Technical Advisor and Technical Director will provide technical review of all training content.
HIAS will also oversee the coordination and set up of the remote trainings.
The Consultant will be responsible for the following:
Developing of training agenda including appropriate methodology for the training.
Reviewing existing information, preparing training outlines and objectives.
Facilitate 12 HIAS staff webinars are as follows:
4 internal change management and problem-solving webinars.
2 internal remote trainings on safe use of technology for supporting survivors.
2 internal remote trainings on ethical and safe remote data collection.
4 internal remote trainings on primary prevention of VAWG in the time of COVID-19.
Note: The consultant will undertake the assignment while strictly adhering to the Government of Kenya directives and guidelines on preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consultancy Competencies, Experience and Skill Requirements:
A consultant with experience in remote capacity building on ending violence against women and girls while observing ethical consideration and cultural diversity.
Experience in training participants on protecting the rights of respondents including privacy and confidentiality during remote service delivery or data collection.
Must be experienced in training participants on collecting sensitive information and specifically data relating to VAWG.
Experience in providing capacity building on how to handle individuals in situations of risk of violence and how they can seek support.
Prior experience in developing participatory training and completing workshops/trainings.
Experience working in the humanitarian sector and with refugees in urban settings preferably in Kenya will be an added advantage.
Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the GBV trends in Kenya especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to apply
All the information should be prepared and uploaded in a file and sent to: Tender Committee,
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Late applications will not be considered.
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