Fresher Project Assistant GBV (UNHCR) NGO Job Opportunities – Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Uganda

 

Job Title:    Project Assistant GBV
(UNHCR)

Organization:  Lutheran World Federation (LWF)
Uganda

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to:
Project Officer

 

About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world. Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Uganda is part of the LWF
World Service and we are currently supporting Congolese and South-Sudanese
refugees living in settlements in the districts of Kamwenge, Adjumani, Moyo,
Kyangwali and Lamwo respectively.

 

Job Summary:  Under the guidance of the Project Officer, the
Project Assistant. GBV (UNHCR) is responsible for the day to day general
implementation of Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases within the settlements and
host communities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Assist
the project officer in identifying GBV/ SGBV cases and promote active
participation of beneficiaries and intermediaries in the planning,
implementation and evaluation of the project activities;

·       
In
collaboration with the project officer, provide guidance to community
structures to report cases of GBV/SGBV;

·       
Provides
Basic psychosocial support for survivors of gender-based violence and human
rights Violations;

·       
Liaise
with the project officer, legal Officer and Lawyers to facilitates legal
representation to complainants as necessary especially in regard to
mobilization;

·       
Participates
in the coordination meetings on GBV, partakes in SGBV training in the
identification of Survivors, assesses victims and provides medical care support
where necessary and makes appropriate referrals;

·       
Ensuring
timely and prompt case follow up of all GBV cases;

·       
Using
participatory methods, identifies and engages key stake holders in promoting
active community participation in prevention and responses to SGBV;

·       
Trains
community structures and stakeholders on GBV prevention and response SASA/ZTVA
methodology;

·       
Collect
and tabulate data field data on project activities carried on a regular basis
and undertake impact assessment

·       
using
participatory approaches for all beneficiaries to determine the relevance and
impact of the assistance offered;

·       
Ensure
all survivors received appropriate services depending on the clients need;

·       
Ensure
Adherence to the principle of confidentiality and dignity;

·       
Ensure
that weekly reports and monthly reports are submitted to the responsible
officer within the specified time.

·       
Ensure
that all activities have approved work plan.

·       
Ensure
that all work plan is submitted to the Project Officer in time.

·       
Ensure
that all community-based facilitators comply with I-WF code of conduct and the
child protection policy.

·       
Report
issues that affects the community Base facilitators to the Settlement Officer.

·       
Ensure
correct documentation of complaints tools e.g. Attendance list, Distribution
list, beneficiaries list and ensure proper filing of project documents.

·       
Conduct
regular field visits to all beneficiaries site where project activities are
under taken, check on progress and verify existing caseloads needs, document
challenges on deliveries and utilizations of protection inputs in line with project
objectives.

·       
Documentation
of story of change on a quarterly basis.

·       
Develop
project monitoring plans to ensure that project activities are implemented a

·       
Undertake
other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in Gender and Women Studies,
Social work, Social Science study;

·       
At least
two years’ experience in Project Management/Community Development

·       
Proven
knowledge and experience in developing and implementing community mobilization
projects.

·       
Problem
Solving and Decision-Making skills;

·       
Good
interpersonal skills and excellent negotiation skills;

·       
Excellent
English Language (both written and spoken);

·       
Information
Technology (MS Office, Internet);

·       
Ability
to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;

·       
Good
team worker with good communication skills;

·       
Ability
to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and
to make decisions independently. Ability to ride a DT motorcycle with a valid
riding permit.

·       
Possession
of a national ID or an equivalent to show evidence of origin.

 

How to Apply:

Candidates who are
interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter
with copies of academic documents giving a day time telephone contact and email
addresses of 3 (three) work related referees through hand delivered
applications to the address below, clearly indicating the job title on the
right comer of the sealed envelope.

 

CVs can also be
emailed to faith.atimaku@lutheranworld.org. Please indicate the position you
have applied for on the top of the parcel, addressed to;

 

The Human Resource
Officer

Lutheran World
Federation

Adjumani Sub Program

 

Deadline: Thursday 29th October 2020 by 5:00pm

 

NB:
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted within two weeks after the job
advert deadline.

 

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