Gbv Manager at Action Health Incorporated
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: GBV Manager
- The GBV Manager will lead the recruitment and training of new GBV volunteers, provide technical support to GBV staff and lead close coordination with a community-based organization (CBO) partner to ensure program quality and the achievement of program targets.
Staff Supervision & Development:
- Provide on-going supervision, leadership and technical support and guidance to all GBV program staff in the field
- Develop training and capacity building plans for all GBV program staff based on job descriptions and identified needs to encourage innovative and quality programming.
- Organize and facilitate trainings to develop capacity of GBV staff and other partner organizations to respond to cases of GBV in line with international standards
- Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
- Ensure timely completion and submission of monthly timesheets, probations reviews and annual performance reviews. Coordinate and oversee staff work-plans, work and vacation schedules.
- If/as required identify staff performance issues and work with Human Resources to document and address these in accordance with the National Staff Employment Policies
- Adapt existing training materials to reflect field adaptations and GBV staff skills requirements; modify existing training modules and tools, develop facilitation guides, and train GBV staff as required. Related training topics include: GBV core concepts, principles of case management, guiding principles of responding to GBV.
Activity Planning & Implementation:
- Work closely with GBV staff to design activities that respond to identified needs and program goals and objectives
- Prepare and update detailed program work-plans that support and achieve the overall program goal and objectives within the desired timeline (PMT)
- Provide direction and monitor staff in their implementation of the work plan and quality of technical activities, share relevant information and direction to improve quality and achieve time-bound goals
- Complete and share GBV data via GBVIMS tools
- Plan timely for procurement of resources to ensure smooth and timely implementation of activities
- Monitor monthly expenditures and track budgets; approve expenditures to designated level
- Closely coordinate with GBV manager and GBV consultant to ensure timely and compliant implementation of program activities and expenditures
- Work closely with the GBV Coordinator Manager to understand program goals and to meet expectations
- Set program strategies and a work plan, in coordination with the GBV coordinator, to meet program goals and to determine operational needs
- Analyse trends of GBV and develop/adjust program strategies to meet need
- Contribute to production of proposals for any new projects
- Work with the GBV Manager and coordinator to conduct a GBV and situational analysis in the areas of operation
- Lead the establishment of Women and girls friendly Spaces as hubs for recreational activities, life skills trainings, information and case management support
- Identify local partners and points of service and support for individuals in need of protection assistance
- Work in collaboration with the Protection partners to establish/reinforce appropriate community outreach and support structures as well as establish and/or reinforce referral pathways.
HR Management & Staff Support:
- Support the development of codes of conduct for GBV program staff and volunteers
- Supervise and mentor GBV staff working for the project
- Develop support strategies for GBV staff and volunteers and introduce principles of self-care,
- Provide technical and program management trainings for staff and volunteers
Grant Monitoring & Reporting:
- Undertake regular communication with GBV staff to assess progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues, provide solutions and implement modifications as required
- Build capacity of staff in using M&E systems and tools
- Draft weekly program updates in collaboration with GBV Program Assistants and the GBV Coordinator/Consultant
- Contribute to internal and donor reports as per set schedules (bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually) on activities, indicators and achievements.
- Support the collection, analysis and dissemination of project data and information for program review and information sharing
- Provide evidence-based input in development of program proposals for expansion or continuation of GBV activities
- Develop financial pipelines in line with program implementation plans
- Ensure planned program activities are in line with the budget and executed in a timely manner
- Work with Logistics to procure program supplies within program budgets
- Adhere to AHI and donor requirements and flag any funding challenges
Coordination & Representation:
- Coordinate and advocate with other governmental and non-governmental service providers to promote mainstreaming of GBV across sectors and delivery of quality multi-sectoral GBV response, at the national level
- Coordinate with UNFPA, government and NGO partners to ensure well-coordinated prevention and response activities
- Attend sector meetings to share information and lessons learnt and make joint decisions and ensure harmonization of tools and approaches across programs
- Represent AHI GBV program in all coordination meeting in the field and share the minutes with GBV Senior Management
- Actively participate in GBV working group and relevant task force meetings for collaboration and program planning and Contribute to joint action plans
- Work with partners and community members to monitor and strengthen referral pathways
- Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct
- Maintain confidentiality and uphold other principles in line with protection programming
- Ensure application and compliance of security protocols and policies
- Consider security implications of all program activities, reviewing all new initiatives with staff teams and community leaders
- Consistently and proactively monitor the safety and security of the team, promptly reporting concerns or incidents to AHI management
- Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop AHI programs
Measurement Outputs and Performance Indicators:
- Number of Training conduct for staff and other partners,
- Number of assessment conduct or in with you have involve in,
- Number of proposal you are involved in,
- Number of WFS established and are functional
- Number of coordination meeting attended and minutes shared with GBV SM
- Timely reports you have submitted (weekly, monthly and annually) to GBV SM
- Timely data reports you have submitted to M&E etc.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:
- Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Action Health Incorporated and amongst beneficiaries served by Action Health Incorporated.
Compliance & Ethics:
- As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of Action Health Incorporated’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.
- Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.
Qualification and Experience
- Master’s Degree in Civil Law, Human Rights, Gender Development, Psychology or a relevant equivalent;
- Strong background in human rights and familiarity with practical challenges faced by displaced and other vulnerable persons,
- Direct experience and/or broad knowledge of information, referral assistance or community center-based programming;
- 4-5 years cognate experience
- Experience conducting assessments and a willingness to help plan assessments;
- Familiarity with systems and concepts for monitoring and evaluating project performance;
- Commitment to supporting quality programs through promotion and integration of protection principles in project work in line with international best practices (meeting or exceeding minimum standards);
- Interest in building staff capacity via trainings, resource development, shadow visits, etc.;
- Experience working with local organizations in developing contexts;
- Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites (including all outreach and community center locations);
- Proven experience in humanitarian action and in fragile contexts
- Experience in project management, including donor relations and staff supervision with relief/emergency response activities, especially assessment, logistics and monitoring, are an advantage.
- Ability and willingness to work during irregular working hours when needed
- Strong computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint and Outlook)
- Fluency in English (written and spoken) Hausa and Kanuri is desirable.
- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with local staff and other stakeholders.
- Proven ability to work and live in very basic living conditions in deep field locations.
- Ability to work under pressure, with minimal supervision,
- Proven ability to manage a diverse staff group.
Application Closing Date
2nd Feburary, 2018.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a one-page suitability statement and CVwith the position applied for clearly stated in the email subject line addressed via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, Suitability Statement and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.
- Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.