Save the Children Ethiopia Humanitarian GBV Advisor Jobs

Save the Children Ethiopia Humanitarian GBV Advisor Jobs

Child Safeguarding:

  • Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

    Role Purpose:

  • The Humanitarian Gender-based Violence (GBV) Advisor will provide both technical support and strategic leadership to ensure the humanitarian response identifies and addresses gender based violence in a humanitarian crises.

  • They will lead on the systematic integration of gender based violence into strategic, technical and operational processes according to SCI standards.

  • The post holder will work with all sectors and parts of the organisation to mainstream gender and mitigate and prevent GBV across the programme cycle.

  • In addition, they will regularly consult women, girls, men and boys to identify targeted GBV interventions and support existing sectors to protect and empower girls.

    Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Input into SCI humanitarian response strategies, sectoral plans, emergency preparedness and contingency plans ensuring focused and integrated GBV considerations;

  • Work with colleagues to ensure GBV considerations are adequately reflected in the HR structure and master budget.

  • providing evidence-based input in the development of new proposals and concept notes for GBV.

  • Suggest budget development for proposal budgets and the master budget to ensure proposed action is resourced and appropriate.

  • Develop GBV project detailed implementation plans and tools to ensure monitoring and evaluation.

  • Work with MEAL colleagues to ensure GBV considerations are captured in MEAL processes including gender equality specific indicators and sex disaggregation of all data.

  • Contribute towards monthly, quarterly and annual reports.


  • To represent SCI at AoR and cluster meetings-

  • To coordinate with the GBV AoR and other relevant clusters to ensure SCI services are integrated in IA referral pathways and that SCI staff have access to updated referral pathways.

  • To coordinate internally with and between all sectors and functions.

  • To advocate where necessary for safe and appropriate access to GBV services.

  • Engage pro-actively with external stakeholders to improve referral pathway and services mapping for survivors of GBV.

  • Maintain a strong working relationship with Ministry
    of Health and other partners to support the provision of quality care to all survivors.

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders, including community members and leaders, NGOs, UN agencies, and other IRC team members to enhance multi-agency and multi-sectoral cooperation and coordination.

    Qualifications and Experience


  • 5+ years experience in humanitarian responses, including rapid onsets or conflict settings.

  • Demonstrated experience of mitigating GBV in a response.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement GBV response programming.

  • Experience conducting assessments using child or female-friendly and safe participatory methodologies.

  • Proven capacity to build capacity of staff and partners.

  • Excellent communication, influencing and presentation skills.

  • Proven record of enabling/facilitating change through influencing, inspiring and mobilising others;

  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal, and the ability to present arguments clearly and effectively to a wide range of internal and external audiences.

  • Creative, strategic and analytical thinker.

  • Commitment to and understanding of gender equality, child rights, GBV Guiding Principles, the aims and principles of SC, and humanitarian standards such as the Sphere Charter and the IASC Guidelines.

  • Commitment to comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child safeguarding, PSEA, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

    How to apply

  • If you are interested, please send your curriculum vitae to the following e-mail address:


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