Trócaire Programme Lead – GBViE Learning Coordination Jobs in Kenya

Trócaire Programme Lead – GBViE Learning Coordination Jobs in Kenya

  • Trócaire works in partnership with national, local and church organisations, supporting communities in over 20 developing countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to bring about lasting change. Trócaire envisages a just and peaceful world where people’s dignity is ensured and rights are respected, basic needs are met and resources are shared equitably, people have control over their own lives and those in power act for the common good.

  • Central to Trócaire’s programming approach, and a key priority in Trócaire’s 2021-2025 Strategic Plan, is to support the voice and leadership of local organisations – particularly women-centred organisations and women-led organisations. Helping to advance this commitment, Trócaire is the implementing partner in a new programme, managed by the GBV AoR (hosted by UNFPA) that aims to strengthen systemwide GBV in Emergencies (GBViE) coordination and response capacity.

    Safeguarding Programme Participants-Children & Adults

  • Trócaire is committed to Safeguarding people within our programmes from Exploitation and Abuse and has specific policies on this commitment (including a Global Code of Conduct) which outlines the expected behaviour and responsibility of all staff, consultants and other organisational representatives.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities

    Shared reflection, learning and resource development

    ● Facilitate shared reflection and peer-to-peer exchange, creating a space for women-centred and local organisations co-leading GBV sub-cluster coordination mechanisms across multiple contexts to connect and share experiences.**

    Grant coordination and management

    ● Oversee and coordinate project implementation as per approved proposal, including all aspects of planning, design, delivery, coordination, monitoring, communication and donor liaison.

    ● Ensure proactive management of the grant in compliance with Trócaire and donor regulations and requirements, including effective and responsible financial and supply chain management, as well as oversight of day-to-day administrative tasks relevant to the grant.

    ● Establish strong internal MEAL and reporting systems for the grant and develop high quality and timely reports to meet all internal and donor reporting requirements.

    ● Ensure systematic information and knowledge management for the grant, including appropriate use of organisational grant and financial management platforms (Agresso, Salesforce, Box).

    Technical support and accompaniment to women-centred organisations

    ● Stay abreast of, and align Trócaire’s approach to, sectoral best practice and minimum standards. This includes the Inter-Agency Minimum Standards for GBViE Programming, the GBV AoR Handbook for Coordinating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Emergencies and the IASC Localization Guidance on Strengthening Participation, Representation and Leadership of Local and National Actors in IASC Humanitarian Coordination Mechanisms.

    Internal and External Engagement, Coordination and Relationship Management

    ● Represent Trócaire effectively in programme-related platforms and consultations at global, regional, national and/or sub-national levels, and ensure professional and high-quality engagement with all coordination and learning processes established for the grant.

    ● Cultivate supportive and collaborative working relationships with the participating women-centred organisations and with other local actors that are co-leading coordination mechanisms across multiple contexts, including through facilitation of peer-to-peer exchanges in collaboration with the GBV AoR Coordination Team.

    ● Establish and maintain clear internal coordination and communication protocols and processes with Trócaire colleagues (both finance and programming) to ensure timely and high-quality delivery of all project activities.

    Other Duties

    ● Fulfil other duties as may reasonably be required by line management, including engaging with wider organisational processes and priorities.

    ● Travel to project locations, including potentially insecure areas, in line with grant requirements, sometimes at short notice.2

    Behavioural Competencies in Line with Trócaire’s Competency Framework

    ● Leading: Reflecting our values of Participation & Accountability, acts to inspire and lead others to achieve their potential, demonstrating Trócaire’s values with integrity in order to achieve our organisation’s objectives.**

    ● Communicating: Reflecting our value of Participation, being one organisation, communicating
    clearly and transparently across, teams, units, divisions, locations and other external organisations. Getting our message across with impact.

    ● Collaborating: Reflecting our values of Participation & Solidarity, partnering effectively as One Trócaire organisation and, in solidarity, maintains positive relationships built on trust and respect.

    Person Specification – Essential Requirements


    ● Relevant third level qualification

    ● Relevant humanitarian/development training

    ● Post-graduate qualification in Social Work, Public Health, Psychology, International Development, Humanitarian Action, Gender Studies or other relevant field of study preferred.


    ● 5 years in the humanitarian or development sector in a programmatic role, including at least 3 years in the design and implementation of GBV programmes in development/humanitarian settings. International experience an advantage.

    ● Participating in humanitarian coordination mechanisms, particularly GBV sub-clusters or working groups at global, national or sub-national level. Experience co-chairing coordination mechanisms an advantage.

    ● GBViE programming, either in grassroots women-centred organisations, or in partnership with grassroots, women-centred organisations.

    ● Supporting women’s leadership or localisation initiatives, including experience designing and implementing capacity sharing and accompaniment models.

    ● Grant management, including all aspects of planning, implementation, financial management and reporting duties in line with donor requirements. Experience with USAID/OFDA/BHA-funded grants an advantage.

    ● Capturing lessons learnt and developing programmatic guidance, tools or other resources for a diverse audience.

    ● Developing programme documentation (proposals, reports, etc.) for a range of institutional donors.

    ● Liaising and coordinating with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including inter-agency coordination fora, including UN and NGOs, to achieve results.

    ● Designing and facilitating workshops in humanitarian or development settings, including experience using participatory methodologies to facilitate reflection, shared learning, discussion and consensus building.

    ● Using participatory, community-led programming approaches, including strategies for supporting the participation of women, girls and potentially marginalised / at-risk groups.

    ● Working in a multi-cultural environment.


    ● Strong knowledge of sector standards and best practice approaches for GBV programming and coordination in humanitarian settings.

    ● Understanding of safeguarding (including PSEA), do-no-harm and survivor-centred principles, in particular as they relate to GBViE programming.

    ● Understanding of programming in a partnership and accompaniment model and ability to work effectively with local, national and international partner organisations, including women-centred organisations.

    ● Excellent workshop / training facilitation skills and techniques, including facilitating participatory workshops using online platforms.

    ● Ability to think strategically and programmatically.

    ● Excellent coordination and communication skills.

    ● Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of French and/or Arabic is an advantage.


    ● Committed to justice, equality and supporting women’s participation, voice and leadership.

    ● Appreciates the challenges and barriers to meaningful participation frequently faced by local and women-led actors and is committed to strengthening systems to support locally led and women-led responses in emergencies.

    ● Shows drive, initiative, courage, integrity and accountability.

    ● Committed to continuing personal and professional development and to supporting the professional development of colleagues.

    ● Builds strong relationships and works effectively on a team, cross-organisationally and with external stakeholders.

    ● Manages time and resources efficiently.

    ● Shows flexibility, adapts easily to change.

    ● Empathy with the work of Trócaire as a Catholic organisation.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Trócaire Programme Lead – GBViE Learning Coordination Jobs in Kenya

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