GBV Associate

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: IT and ICT

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR's core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties:

  • Assist the Associate Protection Officer or Associate GBV Officer and/or the Protection Officer or GBV Officer in the preparations and holdings of the coordination meetings of the GBV sub-working group (and/or Protection Working Group) or support follow-up required within GBV sub-clusters chaired by other organizations.
  • Support the development of coordination tools such as referral pathways;
  • Contribute to safety audits and other relevant assessments.
  • Contribute to analysis of GBV trends and gaps, including by assisting with drafting briefing notes and analytical reports.
  • - Contribute to support other sectors/units on GBV risk mitigation under overall guidance of Associate Protection Officer or Associate GBV Officer / Protection Officer or GBV Officer. Contribute to the design of GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response interventions.
  • Support in providing technical guidance to partners and government counterparts on GBV minimum standards under overall direction of the supervisor.
  • Contribute to GBV partners' monitoring by undertaking regular field visits and drafting monitoring reports; Provide inputs to donor reports;
  • Provide GBV case management services for survivors at high risk and/or other complex cases (if relevant in operation) and follow-up with other units/partners as relevant;
  • Ensure technical supervision of UNHCR staff providing GBV case management (including coaching and implementation of staff care strategies);
  • Support GBV capacity building initiatives, including on GBV safe disclosure and referrals.
  • Ensure the wishes of survivors are prioritized as per the survivor-centred approach.
  • Enforce compliance with, and integrity of, all protection standard operating procedures for GBV as well as the GBV minimum standards and Guiding Principles.
  • Support the identification and management of risks and seek to seize opportunities impacting objectives in the area of responsibility. Ensure decision making in risk based in the functional area of work. Raise risks, issues and concerns to a supervisor or to relevant functional colleague(s).
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Certificates and/or Licenses:

  • Human rights, Social Anthropology, Social work,
  • Law, International Development, Social Sciences, or other relevant field.
  • HCR Protection Learning Prg;
  • HCR Gender Equality Lrng prg.
  • HCR Gender-Based Violence

Experience:

Essential:

  • 3 years of previous work experience relevant to the function of GBV in a local context and having experience in the field of GBV prevention, mitigation and response, broader protection or social work involving empowerment of women and girls, gender, child protection, mental health, counselling and working with survivors, humanitarian and development issues. Applied experience in survivor-centred approach, GBV guiding and Case management principles related to GBV programs. Demonstrated knowledge in gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls and apply, promote and integrate gender analysis into humanitarian programming. Knowledge of GBV minimum standards, Guiding Principles and GBV case management standards.

Functional Skills:

  • IT-Computer Literacy
  • PR-Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD)
  • PR-Gender Based Violence (GBV) Capacity development and training
  • PR-Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention programming
  • PR-Gender Based Violence (GBV) response programming
  • PR-Gender Based Violence (GBV) risk mitigation
  • TR-Training - Virtual and face to face

Language Requirements:

  • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
  • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

Source:  https://unhcr.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Coxs-Bazaar-Bangladesh/GBV-Associate_JR2439710