Gender and GBV Coordinator (re-advertisement - NWS)
|Save the Children International||Gaziantep|
|Arapça (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),Arapça (C2, Level 6, Advanced),İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced)|
***Due to the urgency to fill this role, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Kindly note that the position will be filled before the vacancy announcement is closed; therefore, early applications are encouraged.***
The Gender and Gender-based Violence (GBV) Coordinator will provide technical support and leadership to ensure the NWS office identifies and addresses gender inequality and all its manifestations (including GBV). They will lead on the systematic integration of gender equality into strategic, technical and operational processes to meet Save the Children’s quality standard for our humanitarian programming to be gender-sensitive at a minimum. The post holder will work with all sectors and parts of the organisation to mainstream gender and mitigate GBV across the programme cycle. In addition, they will regularly consult women, girls, men and boys to identify targeted gender equality and GBV interventions and support existing sectors to protect and empower girls. They will work directly with implementing partners to ensure that Gender Equality and GBV risk mitigation is embedded in all program activity implementation. The position holder will received technical support and guidance from the country Gender and Inclusion TA.
Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Head of Programme
Staff reporting to this post: N/A
Budget Responsibilities: Yes
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
• Ensure that gender equality and GBV are mainstreamed in all sectors in NWS in line with SCI gender equality policy, IASC Gender Handbook and IASC GBV guidelines
• Support Nutrition partners to increase male engagement in nutrition activities through initiating and maintaining father to father support groups, and identification of male nutrition champions in the community
• Provide ongoing technical support to partners in NWS on gender responsive program implementation through trainings, coaching and
• Build capacity of project and partner staff in gender Equality and GBV prevention and response principles in project activities.
• Represent gender and GBV mitigation aspects of the project to external stakeholders, such as the donor and partners; disseminate learnings and best practices; and participate in technical working groups.
• Work with the Gender and Inclusion TA to conduct a Humanitarian Gender Analysis for NWS: desk review, tools development, staff training, field research, analysis, and report write-up
• Identify opportunities for targeted GBV programming and Gender Equality interventions in NWS
• Facilitate an office-wide training on gender equality (including on the Humanitarian Gender Equality Marker and the Humanitarian Gender and GBV Minimum Actions)
• Conduct short training sessions for each sector on the IASC Gender Handbook (which supports gender mainstreaming)
• Conduct short training sessions for each sector on the IASC GBV Guidelines (which support GBV prevention and mitigation) including all frontline staff – who come into contact with survivors - on safe and ethical referrals
• Adapt Safety Audit and Assessment tool and train staff and partners on its use: to systematically collect data on risks and mitigating measures
Provide field insights on the development of high-quality gender responsive concept notes and proposals, in coordination with partners and other SC staff.
• Review and Monitor programme quality assurance tools, such as needs assessment tools, programme level indicators, quality checklists for use in spot checks, complaints and response mechanisms, internal review and programme evaluation work plans, and others in conjunction with the MEAL team and ensure they are gender sensitive.
• Identify women’s rights organisations and girl-led initiatives and outline opportunities for meaningful engagement
• Support improving access to, and trust in, reporting mechanisms for sexual harassment
• Work closely with the program specialist (education, CP, H&N, WASH and FSL) to strengthen the Gender and inclusion integration and have enhanced response.
• Support in donor and partner reporting where it is related to gender and inclusion cross-cutting areas
• Identify areas of capacities in the implementing partners and work closely with the technical advisor to provide needed trainings and resources
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Gender Studies, Social Work, Community Development, Social Sciences or any other related sector.
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience of addressing gender inequality including through women’s and girls’ empowerment.
• Experience of working on GBV programing in humanitarian settings.
• Demonstrates knowledge of multi-sectorial response to GBV.
• Demonstrates knowledge of current GBV prevention strategies and identifies and applies appropriate
• Experience in GBV prevention and behavior change strategies at different stages of the humanitarian response.
• Proven record of enabling/facilitating change through influencing, inspiring and mobilizing others
• Experience conducting assessments - including gender analysis
• Effective communication skills, written and verbal, and the ability to present arguments clearly and effectively to a wide range of internal and external audiences.
• Significant experience in gender equality training, capacity building, and mentoring Fluent written and spoken English and Arabic.
• Creative, strategic and analytical thinker and experience providing strategic advice and direction in humanitarian contexts.
• Commitment to and understanding of gender equality, child rights, GBV Guiding Principles, the aims and principles of SC, and humanitarian standards such as the Sphere Charter and the IASC Guidelines.
• Commitment to comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child safeguarding, PSEA, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
• Communication skills (both written and spoken) in Arabic and English language
• Previous experience managing Implementing Partners
• Experience in remote management
• Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts
• Experience working in conflict and an infectious disease environment.
Position holder will be based in Gaziantep, therefore legal right to work in Turkey is necessary at the time of applicaton.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Save the Children is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve children better. Therefore all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
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Save the Children International
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
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