SGBV Officer UNHCR Project Jobs – Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Job Title:        SGBV
Organisation: Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection
About US:
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and
development organization that positively contributes towards improving the
living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and
conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health,
Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection
programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.
About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding
from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees
in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro
district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement
(Hoima District).
Job Summary: The SGBV Officer will lead a small team in planning, implementation and
coordination of activities for the prevention of and non- discriminatory
response to sexual and gender- based violence in Kyangwali R/S. He/she will
build relations to reduce all forms of violence against women and promote
services for SGBV survivors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and coordinate implementation of
    SGBV prevention and response activities.
  • Ensure community engagement in SGBV
    prevention and response at individual and group level.
  • Strengthen the SGBV referral pathway in
    the settlement.
  • Provide technical support on SGBV
    regarding identification and tracking of incidents, monitoring of
    referrals and case management to the team and partners.
  • Capacity building for staff, community
    leaders and other stakeholders to prevent and appropriately respond to
    SGBV through training, mainstreaming and related activities.
  • Ensure that the GBVIMS is regularly
    updated, strengthen data collection mechanisms and prepare timely
    analytical reports on activities and indicators.
  • Ensure compliance to SGBV SOP by staff
    and partners
  • Represent the organisation in various
    field level meetings relevant to the sector
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA SGBV
    Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and
    Social Administration, social sciences, development studies, Women and
    gender studies or any other related field.
  • Four years of work experience in the
    same field of development and humanitarian work and NGOs.
  • Extensive knowledge on SASA approach to
    SGBV prevention and response
  • Previous experience with GBVIMS is an
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal
  • Strong computer skills i.e. Microsoft
    office, PowerPoint and E-mail.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal
    communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and
Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees
including your current/most recent employer.
Application should
be addressed to the:
Country Program
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: The subject line should read: “SGBV Officer.”
Deadline: 25th September 2018
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