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Protection Officer – GBV Danish Refugee Council

Overall purpose of the role:
The Gender Based Violence Officer’s primary function is to ensure quality implementation of the GBV thematic areas with a focus on Case management, strengthening the internal and community-based response mechanisms in Rhino Camp. The position also supports the quality, timely implementation of GBV activities in compliance with DRC standards and budgets in Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement.
Duties and Responsibilities
Project development, implementation and reporting
• Under the supervision of the Team Leader Protection, the Protection Officer- GBV will support in the identification of GBV gaps and vulnerabilities with a view to generating ideas for future projects with strong impact for the beneficiaries.
• Support the protection assessment in particular in the GBV field and ongoing risks analysis in order to design adequate responses.
• Contribute to the development of advocacy points based on assessment of situation.
• Under the supervision of GBV Team leader ensure that all the GBV protection approaches and tools are developed in synergy with the overall DRC’s national based protection initiatives.
• Oversee the daily quality implementation, monitoring and evaluation of GBV- related projects and interventions in Rhino Camp
• Make sure that all the protection projects adhere to the highest protection standards and principles as well as DRC guidelines and accountability standards.
• Strengthen prevention and response mechanisms to all forms of abuse through sensitizations, trainings, IEC materials, capacity building of community structures etc.
• Facilitate and support awareness raising activities and advocate for prevention of SGBV within the communities
• Ensure GBV Standard Operation Procedures are in place and followed by all parties
• In collaboration with the GBV Team Leader proactively contribute to quality and timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
• Conduct GBV Situational Analysis (SITREP) on a monthly basis with partners
• Ensure all registered GBV cases are timely updated in ProGres V4.
Coordination and representation
• Develop relationships with a range of key stakeholders including donors, Local Government and other stakeholders on the GBV thematic areas at the field level in close cooperation with the GBV Team Leader.
• Representation of DRC and active participation in the local GBV working groups and any other meetings as requested.
• Ensure close co-ordination in project implementation with partners (UN agencies and national/international NGOs), including referrals, protection gap analysis, advocacy.
• Actively liaise with other DRC sectors and ensure the integration of the GBV intervention in all the activities.
• Link with the legal aid sector program as a key strategy to achieving the reforms needed to increase access to justice for the GBV survivors.
• Work closely with the other Programme components to maximize Programme output and impact.
Staff development and management
• Provide technical and programmatic leadership for the GBV case workers and GBV community-based mechanisms in Rhino Camp operational area as needed.
• Provide technical leadership to the GBV case workers in the case management work. Ensure all cases are up to date (filling system and proGresV4) and progressing well and in line with UNHCR and DRC standard tools.
• Develop staff performance measurement and targets and appraise them based on the set targets on request from team leader.
• Provision of technical support to staff members in linking DRC Rhino Camp GBV prevention and response to relevant protection standards, best practices and policy documents ensuring a rights-based approach Programme framework.
Support DRC management team to:
• Follow up all DRC’s Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration.
• Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct and principles of accountability.
• Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.
Logistics /Finance
• Support the Protection Team Leader to monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow ups.
• Plan and coordinator proactively logistics and movements of staff from and to different zones
Experience and technical competencies:
• Minimum of three (03) years’ experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or advocacy programmes.
• University degree in social sciences, Social work and Social Administration, Development studies, guidance and counselling or any other relevant fields.
• Experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations.
• Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.
• Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
• Good knowledge of SASA Together and Male Engagement strategies as GBV prevention Methods.
• Computer skills and knowledge on ProGres v4.
• Good organizational and people management skills.
• Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.
• Experience in motorcycle riding with valid riding permit

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Closing Date : 25th September, 2023

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