Entry Level Gender and Protection Assistant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Project Manager
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 Gender and Protection Assistant will
implement the UNDP Protection and Gender programme interventions, as well as
ensuring protection and gender mainstreaming across the programme. Provide
technical support in relation to relevant child protection and gender standards;
mainstream child protection and gender in all project implementation, and
ensure adherence to child 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:  
·       
Train staff, stakeholders, partners and
community structures members on Gender and Protection, humanitarian protection,
protection from sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA) and sexual and gender
based violence (SGBV).The training will strengthen the capacity of the staff,
stake holders and community structure especially on identification, reporting
and referral of all protection and gender issues arising during food
distribution.
·       
Conduct community dialogue and meetings with
community, community structures and stake holders on SGBV and PSEA. Reaching
the community, community structures and stake holders through dialogues and
meetings will help to change the mindset and behavior, facilitate feedback,
gain more understanding on prevention and response to SGBV, PSEA
·       
Partners engagement, networking and coordination
with respect to gender and protection
·       
Conduct onsite case management on issues related
to CFW assistance, protection and gender
·       
Map out key actors in PSEA and SGBV in all the
settlements for referrals and linkages.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal applicant for the World Vision Gender
and Protection Assistant job must have two 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.)
·       
Certificate courses in IASC Guidelines and key
training packages preferred especially Caring for Child Survivors of Sexual
Violence, psychological First Aid in Emergencies, CPiE Minimum Standards, and
GBV IMS, International Humanitarian & Human Rights Law Foundations.
·       
Fluency in English both spoken and written and
knowledge of one of the local language (Madi, Arabic, Luo and Kiswahili) spoken
in the area is an added advantage.
·       
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
processes.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit
your application and complete Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World
Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 8th March 2020
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