Gender Based Violence Technical Officer
WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
JOB TITLE: Gender Based Violence Technical Officer
COUNTRY PROGRAM: SIERRA LEONE
Humanity & Inclusion has clear institutional policies on "Child Protection", "Anti-fraud, Bribery and Corruption", "Gender" and "Protection of Beneficiaries from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment”. It is therefore mandatory for all staff to commit themselves to respect, uphold and promote these policies, and to sign the HI Code and Conduct.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an International NGO which has been working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone, international and national partners in the country since 1996, supporting vulnerable groups and people with disability. Program areas include: capacity building in rehabilitation; advocacy and rights, mother and child health, economic empowerment, mental health, protection and inclusive education. HI is currently implementing projects for the promotion of inclusive education, mental health and psychosocial support, and inclusion technical assistance to other organizations.
Project and Position Overview
“A whole School Approach to Prevent School-Related Gender-Based Violence: Minimum Standards and Monitoring Framework” is a new project HI implements during April and December 2021. It aims to challenge gender norms, attitudes and practices that negatively affect girls in Sierra Leone and which contribute to gender based violence (GBV), including school related GBV (SR-GBV). The project will provide a comprehensive, whole-school approach and community-led solution for inclusive SR-GBV prevention and response while simultaneously strengthening national systems.
To ensure the technical expertise of this project, HI is launching the recruitment of one Protection/GBV technical officer. The position will be based in Freetown with regular field visit across the country.
Line Manager: Project Manager
Functional links: Operations Manager, Protection Global Specialist HQ, Technical Unit Manager, M&E Officer, Shared Services Managers (Finances and HR/Logistics),
Main internal interfaces
- Country Director
- Operation Manager
- Technical Specialist
- Project Manager
- M&E Officer
- Shared Services Managers (Finances and HR/Logistics) Main external interfaces
- Community Stakeholders
- Other GBV & Protection stakeholders/actors
- Visitors/external evaluators
OBJECTIVES OF THE POSITION:
Under the responsibility of the Project Manager, the Protection/GBV Technical Officer contributes to the implementation of Humanity & Inclusion's mandate and 10- year strategy in his or her home country. He/she contributes to the implementation of a project “A Whole School Approach to Prevent School-Related Gender-Based Violence: Minimum Standards and Monitoring Framework” by providing technical expertise related to protection, including Child Protection, and Gender-based Violence (GBV) as well as to ensure that the quality and impact of the project concerned is optimised. He or She works closely with the programme's technical team.
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Expected Start Date: 10th May 2021
Salary: As per HI salary scale
Probation Period: 3 months
Duration of Contract: Initial one (1) year
All interested candidates should send their CVs and cover letters only, with attachments bearing your full name; example: John Doe – CV (for your CV) and John Doe - Cover Letter (for your cover letter) including at least 2 professional references’ – Institutional contacts ONLY (active email address and phone number), with the subject of the position applied for by email only to: email@example.com.
Closing date for applications is 21st April 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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