Fresher Protection and Gender Assistant NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Protection and Gender Officer
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and
Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of
children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for
working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful
completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record
checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.
Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:    The Protection and Gender Assistant has a dual
role of implementing the WFP Protection and Gender programme interventions, as
well as ensuring protection and gender mainstreaming in the programme in the
settlement. S/he will be responsible for initiating action in the areas of
protection and gender, identify and deal appropriately with existing and
emerging child protection and gender gaps/issues, at the FDPs/Settlement
To provide technical support in relation to relevant
protection and gender standards; mainstream, protection and gender in all food
programming, and ensure adherence to protection minimum standards in
humanitarian action (SPHERE Standards) and principles as well as the Prevention
of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse/Code of Conduct.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Implementation of protection and SGBV standards
at settlement level
Ensure adequate documentation of daily
protection and SGBV incidents within the food programme,
Strengthen protection mechanisms in the Food
programme, including a proper data management at settlement/ District level.
Attend all food/Cash distributions to support
field based protection and gender activities, monitor and report on
emerging/changing protection and gender related issues;
Establish a feedback and complaints mechanisms on
SGBV and Child protection across the settlement. This will include documenting
all SGBV cases reported and contributing to the SGBV database/information
management system at district level.
Compile and submit quality reports to
FAO/Protection & Gender officer as directed. Ensure that all reports are
highly accurate, comprehensive, well documented and will guarantee the
credibility of the program.
Networking and creating linkages with protection
partners in settlements for support in implementation
Engage with all staff, partners and stakeholders
on protection minimum standards in humanitarian action, Prevention of Sexual
Exploitation and Abuse/Code of Conduct and monitor for compliance at settlement
Represent World Vision at the settlement monthly
gender and any protection working groups hosted by UNHCR, OPM and lead
protection Partner in the settlement to share progress, challenges and
appropriate follow up plans.
Create a referral pathway for protection cases
and follow-up of these cases.
Coordinate referrals and reporting internally
and externally, and ensure proper follow up of documented incidents at
settlement level.
Ensuring compliance to Protection and SGBV
standards of operation and other guidelines at each FDP of the settlement
Promote awareness/education on SGBV standard
operating procedure (SOP) and protection minimum standards through
pre-distribution food and cash meetings.
Conduct Staff, Volunteers, community & stake
holders’ education and dialogue for behavior change/policy enforcement at
settlement level through community dialogue.
Conduct capacity building sessions for staff,
Volunteers and community based structures on protection and gender main
streaming, including prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Code of
Coordinate and facilitate communities meetings
and dialogues with stakeholders on SGBV& Child protection issues to develop
action plans.
Disseminate Information and Education
Communication materials on SGBV and Child protection.
Regularly consult with beneficiaries, to receive
feedback regarding the programme commitments and staff conduct.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant for the World Vision Protection
and Gender Assistant job placement should preferably hold a university degree
in Gender Studies, Social Work, Human Rights or relevant field. Certificate
courses in IASC Guidelines and key training packages related to protection.
Three years of experience working in child
protection and gender development programming, preferably in fragile contexts.
Familiarity with key international standards for humanitarian work (e.g. CP
Minimum Standards, Red Cross and Red Crescent Code of Conduct, SPHERE, and the
Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) Standard, etc.)
Ability to communicate and work with beneficiary
communities, government and stakeholders at the district level
Experience in training and community
consultation highly desired
Good understanding of monitoring and evaluation
Good networking and collaboration skills
Good interpersonal skills with ability to
communicate and negotiate, taking into account cultural and language
Computer literate
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand
above denominational diversities.
Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions
and weekly Chapel services.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at
the web link below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and
Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 7th November 2019
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