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

Job Title:        SGBV Officer
Organisation: Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection
About US:
Humanitarian 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) and Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro 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 Nakivale 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
  • 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
  • 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 asset
  • Excellent
    presentation and interpersonal skills
  • 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 Manager,
Humanitarian Initiative Just
Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703, Kampala,
Email to: The subject line should read: “SGBV Officer.”
Deadline: 19th January 2018
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