Fresher GBV Assistant International NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:         GBV Assistant
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: GBV Officer
About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees
and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote
durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of
humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN
Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in
Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The GBV
Assistant will provide day to day management of prevention activities and other
related activities in Rhino camp under the supervision of the GBV officer. You
will undertake all SGBV prevention and response related activities that may
include among others; training, awareness raising, forums with opinion leaders
and Focus group discussions etc. you work and liaise closely with GBV Officer,
Lead case workers on documentation of program activities as per the donor
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible to develop/strengthen
    relationships with agencies at the field level in close cooperation with
    the SGBV officer and the protection and community services coordinator
  • Responsible for representing DRC in any
    relevant field based thematic meetings with stakeholders and otherwise as
  • Actively coordinate with the field staff
    of other DRC sectors and other organizations
  • Actively participate in the regular sector
    meetings and in house coordination meetings
  • Maintain and strengthen existing networks
    through other service providers at the camp level, to ensure that
    survivors receive quality services and support both at the agency levels.
  • Actively participate in scheduled meetings
    such as GBV inter-agency Coordination meetings.
  • Work in close collaboration with the
    response team to ensure ongoing needs of at-risk groups, women and girls
    are being met in the prevention related activities.
  • Strengthen existing referral systems and
    networks of psycho social service providers
  • In collaboration with other partners,
    design prevention activities/interventions within the refugee and host
  • Participate in conducting trainings for
    partners on relevant organizational development areas and support peer
    learning between DRC and other partner agencies.
Project development, implementation and reporting:
  • Effectively implement the day to day
    activities according to planning and technical standards
  • Under the supervision of the SGBV officer,
    contribute to the writing of concept papers and proposal development in
    this thematic area
  • Support the SGBV focused assessment and
    ongoing risk analysis in order to design adequate projects
  • Contribute to the identification of any
    gaps with a view to generating ideas for future projects in this thematic
  • Providing technical assistance and
    guidance to mainstream protection GBV prevention and response to all
    community based structures
  • Under the supervision of the SGBV officer,
    ensure that all the IEC approaches and tools are developed in synergy with
    the other DRC’s initiatives at the program level
  • Contribute to daily quality
    implementation, monitoring and evaluation of community mobilization
    related projects in Rhino camp
  • Make sure that all the designed
    interventions adhere to protection standards and principles as well as DRC
    guidelines and accountability standards
  • Contribute to the development of advocacy
    points based on assessment of situation and risks
  • Facilitate formation of support groups to
    enhance community engagement & ownership on GBV Prevention work.
  • Identify and strengthen Community
    structures through engaging community leaders, camp management and other
    stakeholders to ensure that the survivors receive adequate support at the
    community level.
  • Facilitate formation of support groups to
    enhance community engagement & ownership on GBV prevention work.
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned from
    time to time
Staff development and management:
  • Responsible to manage case workers.
    Provide technical and programmatic leadership in this thematic area for
    DRC outreach workers and community based mechanisms in Rhino camp
    operational area
  • Develop staff performance measurements and
    targets and appraise them based on the set targets
  • Conduct daily field visits to support
    field staff through technical back stopping and to train duty bearers
  • Uphold DRC’s code of conduct and
    principles of accountability
  • Proactively contribute to quality and
    timely drafting of weekly, monthly reports
  • Support and guide case workers in
    providing flash reports on major protection risks and incidents
Logistics / finance:
  • Plan and coordinate proactively logistics
    and movement of staff from and to different clusters
  • Support the community services officer to
    monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide
    timely feedback on budget follow ups.
  • Follow-up all DRC / DDG procedures for
    security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration
  • Responsible for comply with donors and
    internal DRC reporting and accountability policy and procedures
Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Contribute to the daily quality
    implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects and interventions in
    Rhino camp.
  • Identify, document and disseminate
    relevant project success, challenges and follow up on implementation of
    project’s action points
  • Assist in participatory
    needs/vulnerability and capacity assessments of affected communities
  • Participate in project evaluations and
    assist in the analysis of results.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) GBV Assistant job placement should hold a University degree
    in social sciences, guidance and counselling or relevant fields.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience working
    with vulnerable communities, basic needs and protection programming
    experience, and/or advocacy programs.
  • Professional training in Gender based
  • Experience in protection interventions in
    line with Refugees operation with wide Knowledge in SASA methodology.
  • Experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations.
  • Proficiency in English (written and
    spoken) is essential.
  • Good communication skills and ability to
    conduct training and awareness
  • Computer skills.
  • Good self-organization and basic
    management skills.
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken by
    South Sudanese and Congolese refugee is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring &
    Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications including;
  • A cover letter (1
    page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how
    you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate
    CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your
    qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and
    contact details of 3 relevant references.
All applications should be sent to clearly
indicating position name in the subject line.
Deadline: 19th March 2018
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