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27 Apr 2023

Sexual and Gender Based Violence Protection Officer at World Vision Ethiopia

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Job Description

World Vision Ethiopia began its first intervention in Ethiopia in 1971 with relief and opened the Ethiopia office in 1975. Relief, rehabilitation and small community development projects dominated the decade that followed. During the 1984/85 drought, World Vision Ethiopia participated in a massive relief operation that saved the lives of millions of people.


The SGBV officer will be accountable for the, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of WVE supported emergency programming, with a focus on GBV prevention and response. This work will be undertaken within the context of the broader WVE response to the IDP and humanitarian actions. The SGBV officer will also support the coordination of other emergency programming (health and nutrition, education) as relevant within the WVE response to emergency crisis work.

  • Compiling and analyzing data, and related information on overall IDP, returnees and humanitarian crisis in the target area, with a specific focus on GBV, and prepare written inputs accordingly to inform effective program planning, development and management
  • Undertakes regular protection service delivery for vulnerable women, girls and children to recover from the traumatized experiences caused by conflict and forced displacement.
  • Collect information; identify problems and constraints in order to ensure effective project delivery. Participate in meetings with relevant coordination forums, local authorities, other actors and donors to discuss and represent WVE’s work
  • Facilitate training for various community groups on relevant topics of gender-based violence in partnership with civil society and government actors
  • Monitor, analyses and evaluate project results to ensure achievement of objectives and take corrective action when necessary.. Ensure application of standards, guidelines and good practices for women and girls protection in emergency related activities.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

Extensive training in the fields of GBV, psycho-social wellbeing, case management and application of international technical guidelines and standards in Child Protection and GBV.

Required Professional Experience

University degree in social work, sociology, psychology, public health and relevant field of social sciences. A minimum of three years’ experience in child protection, Gender-based violence and related areas, program/project development and management in emergency context is required. Proven experience in designing and implementing child protection and GBV trainings to a variety of stakeholders. Direct case management and experience working with children, women and adolescents is an asset. Knowledge and experience on Gender Based Violence programming including prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA) an asset.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

University degree in social work, sociology, psychology, child protection, public health and relevant fields of social sciences. Knowledge and skills of and ability to implement integrated CP responses, including Gender Based Violence. Awareness of or interest in community-based protection mechanisms.

Language Requirements

Fluent in written and spoken English as well as in local languages.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 15 May. 2023


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