International Rescue Committee GBV-SRH Integration and Toolkit Specialist Jobs in Kenya

International Rescue Committee GBV-SRH Integration and Toolkit Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Scope of Work:

The IRC is a leading pioneer of WPE and SRH Integrated programming, as well as violence prevention and response research. The goal of this project is to collaborate with UNFPA on a GBV-SRH Integration Operational Toolkit for humanitarian settings.

Major Responsibilities:

  • act as main technical focal point for the project internally and with UNFPA and ECHO

  • lead on overall project management, including workplans, budget spending and country engagement.

  • Also lead on recruitment of consultants, as applicable to support Toolkit development with UNFPA as the Specialist

  • Work closely with UNFPA, VPRU/Health technical units, and two country programs implementation sites to support improvements to integrated services based on existing recommendations and coordinate the toolkit development with UNFPA

  • Ensure toolkit contents adhere to GBV Minimum Standards, MISP, and WHO Guidelines

  • Facilitate project staff training and workshops on GBV guiding principles and MISP, as needed

  • Support data analysis efforts, including taking initiative to start new analyses

  • Leads on drafting of IRCs portion of the GBV-SRH Implementation Toolkit based on feedback from country teams and women and girls

  • Lead in donor reporting and budget management, in coordination with Grants manager for the project.

  • Assist in business development opportunities to advance the project activities, when applicable;

  • Present project findings, internally and externally at various fora

  • Ensure development of and uptake of a dissemination strategy for practitioners

    Job Requirements:


  • Preferred masters degree in social science, public health, women’s studies, or related field experience

    Work Experience:

  • 3-6 years of experience working on implementing women’s protection and empowerment, SRH, GBV (ideally integration, coordination, and collaboration of GBV and SRH activities) in humanitarian contexts or other related topics.

    Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work across sectors coordinating multiple stakeholders to bring people together from different perspective to work collaboratively

  • Knowledge of ethical principles related to sensitive study topics, such as violence against women and SRHR

  • Understanding of roots of GBV and denial of SRH services to women and girls and how they are linked

  • Understanding of why GBV and SRH practitioners collaborate and coordinate in service delivery to women and girls

  • Experience with user-centered design practices preferred.

  • Desirable knowledge of
    qualitative analysis

  • Demonstrated academic/strong writing skills

  • Ability to create relationships across cultures and expertise online and in person

  • Excellent oral and written communication and attention to detail

  • Fluent English (spoken and written) is required. French is a strong asset.

    Working Environment:

  • Standard office work environment or open to being remote – up to 30% travel in potentially insecure environments.


  • Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

    US Benefits:

  • The IRC offers a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. All US employees are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement savings plans: up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% additional IRC contribution, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

    Working Environment

  • Standard office environment(s) or remote

  • Some travel may be needed

    Standard of Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and the IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – our Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability, and Equality.

    Commitment to Gender, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion:

  • The IRC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful, and safe work environment where all persons are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. The IRC expressly prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or bullying of the IRC persons in any work setting. We aim to increase the representation of women, people that are from country and communities we serve, and people who identify as races and ethnicities that are under-represented in global power structures.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee GBV-SRH Integration and Toolkit Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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