UNHCR Protection Associate - SGBV - Jobs in Kenya

UNHCR Protection Associate - SGBV - Jobs in Kenya

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks.

In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR�s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.


  • Assist the SGBV Officer in planning, coordinating, supervising and building technical capacity of partners and providing technical guidance toSGBV actors and monitoring implementation of SGBV activities.
  • Assist in reviewing SGBV case management protocols/SOPs and adopting/revising to address identified gaps.
  • Support the development /revision of the multi-year SGBV strategy.
  • Assist with the profiling of PSN in the camps with a view of assessing their needs and analyzing protection risks and capacities.
  • In collaboration with the other field staff, undertake regular need assessments with beneficiaries to assess gaps and needsin SGBV prevention and response activities for appropriate action in accordance with guidelines.
  • Liaise with relevant units/agencies (protection,field units and IP/OP) to ensure that the necessary services targeting women,children, the elderly and PLWD are reaching them and that SGBV prevention and response address their specific protection risks.
  • Maintain regular contact with SGBV actors; local authorities, operational and implementing partners in the community at all levels as required.
  • Assist in building capacity for the community-based protection and establish systems for community mobilization and participation in planning and implementing SGBV prevention and response activities.
  • Work with implementing and operational partners to develop community-owned activities to address negative cultural practices that promote SGBV and support prevention and response activities in an AGDM sensitive
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to partners and government counterparts on SGBV Comprehensive Strategy as well as the UNHCR policy and guidelines on Prevention and Protection of Sexual Violence.
  • Contribute to the preparation of status progress report and the units periodic reports by collecting relevant data pertaining to the refugees activities and maintain up-to-date computerized records.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Contribute to the enforcement of participatory AGD sensitive analysis as an essential basis for all of UNHCR�s work.
  • Initiate AGD sensitive interventions at the appropriate level on community-based protection issues and to respond to protection concerns and incidents within the office, with external interlocutors, groups and individuals based on agreed parameters.
  • Identify and select individuals or groups most at risk of SGBV and prioritize for interventions as per established guidelines.
  • Mobilize stakeholders to plan and design and implement SGBV interventions.
  • Identify training needs and support implementation for improvement of SGBV activities.
  • Completion of Secondaryeducation with training/certificate in social work, community development or other related fields.
  • Minimum 6 years of previousrelevant job experience in Community Development, Social Works, SGBV/Child protection program or related fields.
  • Computer skills (MS office applications).
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; UNHCR Protection Associate - SGBV - Jobs in Kenya

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