Master’s or its equivalent with 5 years of relevant experience; Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience
Experience in working for women protection and or empowerment required
Previous experience in working with communities raising awareness and providing services
Experience in facilitating group activities
Willingness to serve women affected by violence based on need regardless of their ethnic background.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to establish working relationships with the government and non- government organizations and effective outreach and networking
Ability to travel to the provinces per requirement of the project
Ability to work independently meets deadlines prioritize work under pressure coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
Good conceptual thinking skills and an ability to develop diverse and innovative solutions to problems.
Demonstrated leadership versatility and integrity
Strong knowledge of USAID rules regulations procedures reporting and Afghan Government policies and labor laws preferred
Duties & Responsibilities
The GBV Team Lead is responsible for the high-quality management of the GBV team. S/he will demonstrate commitment to achieving gender equality promoting women’s leadership and eliminating discrimination and violence against women.
Oversee the sound implementation of the Gender Based Violence prevention activities and the sexual and reproductive health education
Ensure quality and timely implementation of the Gender Based Violence program activities throughout the duration of the project
Provide technical support and oversight to all the Gender Based Violence prevention and response team
Support GBV team members in capacity building GBV prevention and response activities and updating Gender-Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) as necessary.
Inform and support the GBV manager in identifying context-based information to draft context specific activities awareness sessions and curricula implemented on promoting women’s equality and empowerment
Lead advocacy efforts at the national and provincial level on issues related to GBV
Support the GBV manager in the harmonization of tools resources activities and methodologies between the emergency response activities and standard programs
Provide technical supervision and support to GBV team members awareness raising focus group discussions (FGD) and other community engagement activities
Provide technical support mentoring and coaching to case workers and GBV officer to provide quality survivor centered care to women affected by Gender Based Violence
Ensure that international standards and survivor centered approach are respected and implemented throughout the case management process
Monitor that project expenditure is on track as per the project budget and spending plans
Support the GBV team in conducting proper follow up of GBV cases
Perform other tasks as assigned by Supervisor
Please submit your updated CV and cover letter to AfghanistanWECS@chemonics.com with a subject line (Gender Based Violence Team Lead – 010 ) no later than February 27 2021. Correspondents without a subject line will not be entertained.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
CVs received after the above-mentioned deadline will not be considered
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
This vacancy is open only to Afghan Nationals
No in-person appointments or telephone calls will be entertained
Candidates who are applying for this position must fully meet the education requirement as specified
At the time of application candidates must also meet in full the experience requirement
Short-listed candidates will be requested to provide educational documents such as degrees diplomas certificates and other pertinent documents as needed. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in disqualification of their application from further consideration