NGO INGO (Social Work)
NGO INGO (Social Work)

Gender-Based Violence and Protection in Emergencies Advisor

Kathmandu,
Education: Unknown
Full time

Job description

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. CARE has been operational in Nepal since 1978 and works in partnership with government and non-government stakeholders across the spectrum of humanitarian action and long-term development programs.

CARE Nepal hereby invites applications, for the below mentioned position, from interested Nepalese candidates.

Gender-Based Violence and Protection in Emergencies Advisor (Based in Kathmandu)

Gender Based Violence and Protection in Emergencies Advisor will be part of CARE USA’s Humanitarian Affairs Department and will play a critical role in ensuring technical quality of CARE’s GBV in Emergencies (GBViE) and protection mainstreaming and standalone programming through support to program design and resource mobilization; implementation; monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL); and research and policy work.

This position will be based in Asia region, and will support CARE’s global efforts in GBViE. This position will work with regional and country office programs and technical staffs to identify strong GBViE and protection programming models for high quality replication across regions, as well as developing and disseminating technical guidance, and addressing capacity gaps through training and mentoring. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant social sciences with a demonstrated focus on protection / social work or demonstrable equivalent work experience. Master’s degree and/or study of social science research methods preferred.
  • At least five years’ experience in large, multi-faceted organizations, preferably focused on gender in emergencies and/or protection.
  • Excellent knowledge of the humanitarian system and gender and GBV related programming, inter-agency standards/guidelines and policy issues and trends.
  • Excellent demonstrable knowledge and experience of designing and implementing GBV response programming approaches across a range of humanitarian contexts, including fragile and conflict-affected states e.g. women and girls safe spaces; case management; psychosocial support; integrated GBV and sexual and reproductive health services; cash and voucher assistance; establishing and working within systems of referral and follow-up.
  • Knowledge and experience of designing and implementing GBV prevention programs in a range of humanitarian contexts e.g. engaging men and boys; child, early and forced marriage desirable.
  • Experience designing and implementing GBV risk mitigation actions, with a focus on food security, WASH, shelter, sexual and reproductive health, and rights, and/or cash and voucher assistance.
  • Experience representing NGOs in humanitarian coordination mechanisms (e.g. Protection Clusters/Working Groups, GBV AoR) and to a range of humanitarian donors.
  • Significant experience of humanitarian program design and proposal development, including providing GBV and protection technical inputs for US Government proposals e.g. Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) and Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM).
  • Strong assessment, gender analysis, and monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning skills
  • Experience of policy analysis, policy influencing and advocacy.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website at www.carenepal.org and complete the application process. Detailed job description is available in our website. The last date for submitting the application is 17:00hrs, 12 April 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

“CARE Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply”

CARE places human dignity at the centre of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA) of vulnerable adults, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE initiates rigorous investigation of complaints that indicate a possible violation of this policy and takes appropriate disciplinary action, as warranted.

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