Saturday, 10 August 2013

Gender Based Violence (GBV) Coordinator Jobs in Tanzania at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title: Gender Based Violence (GBV) Coordinator

Employer: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Kasulu, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 22nd Aug 2013

Specific duties:
The GBV Program seeks to improve the protection of women and girls in the Tanzania refugee camps through supporting measures to prevent GBV incidents, raise awareness and respond to current and emerging needs through a multi-sector approach. The GBV

Coordinator will specifically:

a. Ensure that the objectives of the program are met in a timely manner and are being monitored and evaluated effectively
b. Collaborate with other sectors to ensure that protection and empowerment of women and girls is consistently mainstreamed across IRC sectors as per joint case management plans/strategies/standardized operational procedures.
a. Participate in the implementation of the IRC Tanzania Country Program Strategic Plan. And lead the design and implementation of the GBV part in the integrated case management strategy of IRC Tanzania programming, in line with the IRC Program Framework, the IRC Global Women’s  Empowerment and Protection Strategy and the Country Program Strategic Plan.
a. Collect and analyze data for monitoring of the program, problem analysis, planning and advocacy and evaluation of program outcomes and impacts, in close cooperation with the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager;
b. Provide on-going direct supervision, including assisting in the development of individual work plans for GBV staff, ensuring best practice standards are met including global GBV guidelines
c. Ensure timely submission of all program reports, quality of program data and proper archival of program information including safe custody of case files and referral of cases/information
d. Conduct regular meetings with GBV program staff and community members to assess progress toward objectives, discuss issues and assist in finding solutions to challenges identified including coming up or rather suggested by participants during training sessions and community meetings/awareness sessions.

University degree in Gender & Development, Social Work, International Relations/Development, Humanities, International Law, or related field with 3-5 years program management experience, including at least 2 years implementing GBV programs in an emergency and/or post-conflict environment.
Strong people management skills: the ability to effectively lead and supervise staff, a person with very strong interpersonal and communication skills preferred.
The candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English, ability to communicate in French or Kirundi is added advantage.
Solid organizational skill, ability to be flexible and work well under pressure with experience working in difficult locations and strongly conversant in computer skills especially in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email/internet software.

How to apply:
Applications for the position must include:
i. A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.
ii. A detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day-time mobile phone number(s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.
iii. ONLY copies of academic and professional certificates.

All applications should be sent to:

Program Coordinator
International Rescue Committee
P. O. Box 259