Deadline: 17 August 2020
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Protection (Gender Based Violence) Manager in Malakal, South Sudan. The duration of this post is 5 months.
DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Protection (Gender Based Violence) Manager will perform the following functions:
- Programme Management and quality
- Contribute to the design of GBV projects for the Area Office under the guidance of the Protection Coordinator.
- Responsible for overall planning and timely implementation of GBV activities, ensuring adherence to DRC policies and procedures.
- Ensure GBV guiding principles and approaches are adhered to in project interventions.
- Ensure GBV principles and guidelines are known and strictly followed by all GBV staff and ensure GBV activities are always implemented in accordance with international GBV minimum standards.
- Overall responsible for rigorous application of project cycle management standards to achieve program quality in design, implementation, and monitoring; for example, strengthening data collection, in-depth reporting and analyses, monitoring accountability initiatives, and documenting the impact of DRC presence in the field.
- Budgeting, Budget expenditure and Budget Tracking
- The GBV Manager is the budget holder for the GBV projects and shall approve financial and procurement transactions within DRC set guidelines and ceilings and donor contractual agreements.
- Compile monthly cash monthly forecasts for the GBV project and track budget expenditures to ensure timely utilization of funds vis-a-vis work plans and implementation schedules, and adjust budget forecasts when needed.
- Human Resources and Administration
- Overall responsibility for managing the Area office GBV staff including ensuring positive and collaborative working relationships in line with DRC’s Code of Conduct and assessing staff capacity to provide or recommend relevant training or coaching as needed.
- Mentor and supervise a team of national staff providing GBV prevention and response services, and ensure quality control.
Applicants must have:
- Post Graduate Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Law, or similar area.
- Certification as a psycho social counselor will be an advantage .
- 5 year’s working experience with international humanitarian programs and project management, ideally in displacement situations, in the sector of Gender Based Violence.
- 4 year’s technical experience in VAWG or GBV with specific focus on women and girls.
- Understanding and experience applying GBV guiding principles and approaches as well as implementing the GBV minimum standards within projects.
- Advocacy skills and experience with engagement on protection issues within the humanitarian infrastructure.
- Experience in engaging the cluster system in IDP camps or coordination mechanisms in refugee camps.
- Experience conducting GBV trainings and case management trainings for national staff.
- Experience using the GBV Information Management System.
- Knowledge of GBV Prevention tools and initiatives, such as SASA! is an advantage.
- Experience in project cycle management, including proposal writing, budget management, and donor reporting.
- Excellent computer and IT skills, and strong protection data management skills.
- Strong communication and writing skills.
How to Apply
Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English through online process.
For more information, visit DRC.