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Work Location : Bangladesh - Cox's Bazar Type of Post : Unaccompanied
Other Possible Location : Funding : APPROVED
Expected Travel : Greater than 50% Type of Contract :
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The Gender-based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) Specialist will be responsible for ensuring program quality of CARE’s GBViE programmes, and contributing to the enhancement and coherence of CARE’s integrated GBV prevention and mitigation components in sectorial and multi-sectorial programming. Particularly, the Specialist will lead in the establishment and management of CARE’s Women-Friendly Spaces; the establishment of quality GBV Case-Management services; and will build the capacity of the program staff delivering GBV prevention, mitigation and response services in line with international and CARE standards. S/he will directly supervise and support the Sector Lead, Technical Coordinators for Case Management (CM) and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in all the steps and processes of case-management in ensuring program quality of GBViE program. S/he will install case management services, and ensure that the GBV Information Management System (GBV IMS) is used ethically; and that data entry, storage and sharing are according to the prescribed international standards and principles. The GBViE Specialist will ensure that processes and systems are in place to ensure the well-being of CARE’s GBV program staff and volunteers, especially those who are providing direct GBV services or are in regular contact with survivors.
The GBViE Specialist will support the GiE Specialist, as required, in GBV mainstreaming and integration in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of sectorial and multi-sectorial programmes. S/he will also work closely with the GiE Specialist to contribute to the quality of GBV prevention and mitigation programming in other programs/sectors (WASH, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Nutrition, DRR, Shelter and Site Management).
The GBViE Specialist must have at least four to eight years’ experience in GBV in Emergencies programs; including demonstrated expertise and experience in GBV case management. S/he must possess a strong knowledge of IASC GBV Guidelines (2017). S/he must have strong adherence to the GBV principles and their practice in GBV response. The candidate must also have a strong knowledge of and experience in integrating GBViE Minimum Standards in Emergencies and in working with various sector programs. The Specialist must have a minimum of 4 to 8 years’ experience in stand-alone GBVIE programming. She must have demonstrated expertise in GBVIE Case Management with strong adherence to GBV Core Guiding principles and international standards for managing GBVIE programs. As the oversight of the GBV Sector, she will support the Sector Lead in managing multiple GBVIE projects.
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