GBV Associate

Job Description

Title: GBV Associate

Company Name: Relief International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf, Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor degree completed in Gender Studies, Law, Sociology etc.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ As GBV associate, you will be responsible for assisting all gender-based violence (GBV) and general protection activities as part of Relief International`s program in Cox`s bazar. You will provide assistant in set-up and maintenance of Women and Girls Friendly Space (WGFS) within the camps, extension area and host communities.
∎ Duty Station: Ukhiya/Teknaf
∎ Reports To: GBV Manager
∎ Position directly supervises: Women and Girl Group Facilitator
∎ Expected Start Date: ASAP
∎ Contract length: Up to December 31, 2021.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Under the guidance of the SGBV Manager, assist with:
∎ Overall supervision of materials and staffs for smooth operation of Women and Girls Friendly Space (WGFS)
∎ Designing and overseeing implementation of weekly activities in WGFS
∎ Supervision of the volunteers so that Case Management Service can have adequate support
∎ Support on Capacity Management of Key Women Support Network Members
∎ Raising awareness of gender-based violence among community members
∎ Leading camp volunteers in monthly safety audits
∎ Close collaboration with WGFS staffs and volunteers
∎ Support to manage items for doing regular activities of WGFS and Community Based Protection
∎ Support the timely delivery of program activities following weekly and monthly project work plan
∎ Work with M&E Officer to collect, analyse, and report data related to program activities.
∎ Support SASA! Together Program implementation where necessary as per requirement
∎ Ensure recognized international best practices and Relief International policies are applied in the work with Women, children and vulnerable persons
∎ Any other responsibilities as requested by supervisor

Additional Requirements:
∎ Only females are allowed to apply
∎ Minimum 1 year experience in NGO sector. Preferably to work in refugee Context.
∎ Excellent communication skill in English and Bengali
∎ Good command in Rohingya or Chittagonian, an asset
∎ Excellent knowledge on human right, women right, women empowerment and community-based protection mechanism
∎ Respect people and community
∎ Must adhere to GBV Core Guiding Principles and international humanitarian principles and standards for GBViE
∎ Cultural awareness and sensitivity, prior experience in Rohingya camps is preferable
∎ Adequate knowledge and skills in facilitating trainings, coaching and mentoring others
∎ Competency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel
∎ Ability to communicate clearly and sensitively in written and spoken English
∎ Enthusiasm to learn
∎ Optimistic and friendly
∎ Flexibility

∎ As per RI National Pay Scale Policy in Bangladesh

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Medical allowance, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance
∎ Two festival bonuses in a year equivalent to one Gross salary.
∎ Severance (8.33% of the monthly Gross salary) goes with the monthly release of the salary

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 28 Jul 2021

Company Information:
∎ 15 Jul 2021
∎ Relief International
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: House: 451 , Road: 8 West, DOHS Baridhara, Dhaka-1206; Head Quarter: 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1280 Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Relief International, headquartered in USA, is a leading international non-government organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International (RI) has been working in Bangladesh since 2004, implementing programs covering emergency response, health, economic opportunity, trafficking in persons, gender equality and youth empowerment. RI has been present in Cox’s Bazar since 2014 where it was implementing a trafficking in persons project in Ukhiya and Teknaf supporting old caseload refugees as well as host communities prior to the large-scale influx. Since 2017, RI has scaled up its operations in Cox’s Bazar to support the emergency response by providing integrated, multi-sectoral programming for refugee and host communities, covering health services, including a 144- bed COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Center in Ukhiya, child protection, SGBV, complimentary food and livelihoods opportunities to support social cohesion. Relief International is currently implementing a large scale refugee response program in Cox`s Bazar in Bangladesh in collaboration with multiple partners including UNHCR, WFP, USAID.RI maintains a country office in Dhaka with multiple field offices in Cox`s Bazar.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach which we call the RI Way emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

Category: NGO/Development


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