SGBV Protection Officer UNHCR Project Jobs – CAFOMI

Job Title:        SGBV Protection Officer
Organisation: Care
and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Project
Reference Number: SGBVPO/ORU/ 2018
About US:
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI) is a not-for-profit;
non-partisan organization limited by guarantee and registered by the Uganda NGO
8oard/Bureau as a national non-government focusing on protection and assistance
in complex emergencies, local context durable solutions for forced migrants,
early warning alerts through research and advocacy and a national response
surge capacity for emergencies. CAFOMI aims to ensure that forced migrants
(refugees) live a dignified life to internationally acceptable standards and
positively contributing to the development of their host communities through
professionalism, commitment, transparency, accountability, teamwork,
participation, partnerships, respect, integrity, multiculturalism, continuous
learning and development. CAFOMI, through a tripartite agreement with UNHCR and
Government of Uganda (OPM) was selected to implement emergency response and
mixed solutions activities in 2018 in the refugee hosting districts of
Bundibugyo, Isingiro, and Kisoro.
Job Summary: The SGBV
Protection Officer will primarily ensure confidentiality of cases handled,
identify, document and follow up of GBV survivors, UAM/SC and other children at
risk, carry out awareness raising activities on GBV, children rights and
provide psychosocial support to the GBV survivors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure confidentiality
of cases handled and information.
document and follow up on GBV survivors, UAM/SC and other children at risk
within the community.
activities of community based child protection and GBV networks and provide
capacity building / support to such networks.
out awareness raising activities on GBV, Children rights and protection among
children, parents and within the community.
and submit monthly reports on issues arising and trends related to GBV using
the established reporting formats.
and follow up on GBV survivors.
out awareness raising activities on GBV.
psychosocial support to GBV survivors.
capacity building to RWCs and community members.
in counseling and monitoring the referral system.
meetings with the community leaders on SGBV.
cases in need of legal assistance and work with the  Legal Officer to handle the cases
up GBV cases at police and health Centre to make sure that survivors of GBV are
attended to.
any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
applicant must hold a bachelors’ degree in counseling, development studies and
other related courses.
At least
three years of working experience in protection and SGBV.
with UNHCR funded projects and reporting guidelines+ code of conduct
to speak Runyakitara, Runyarwanda, Luganda, English and Swahili.
well organized and able to work under pressure
interpersonal skills
verbal and written communication skills
and open minded
Highly reliable
to work with minimum supervision
Good team
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications with an application letter, updated CV including telephone
and Email contacts of three professional referees with the most recent
employer. Please do not attach academic credentials as these will be availed
for the shortlisted candidates.
Send to:
Human Resource Department,
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI),
P.O. Box 7785 Kampala. Uganda.
Email to: (Please clearly indicate position
title and reference number as the subject of the Email)
Deadline: 12th March
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