Monday, December 22, 2014

Gender-Based Violence Officers (X 2 ) Jobs in Tanzania

Reports to: Outreach Coordinator
Location: Mbeya and Katavi

General Overview
These positions are located in Mbeya and Katavi Tanzania with travel
throughout the Mbeya and Katavi Districts. WRP has received funding for an
expansion of project activities with a focus on addressing gender-based
violence (GBV) and gender norms. We are seeking for GBV Officers based in
Mbeya and Katavi who will work closely with our medical and outreach
partners to design strategies and coordinate all GBV and gender-related
activities in two regions of the Southern Highlands (Mbeya and Katavi)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Implementation, Management and Development

Provides technical assistance with program implementation, monitoring, and
evaluation of all GBV activities in the Southern Highlands;
Provides support and guidance to partner NGOs to ensure quality
implementation and output in relation to agreed GBV objectives;
Collects and analyzes relevant data and assist the GBV Specialist to
collate and prepare reports and other key documents;
Visits the GBV program sites on a regular basis and provide technical
guidance to recommend changes for improvement In program and service
working closely with GBV Specialist;
Provides orientations on GBV and gender issues to key staff internally and
externally as and when needed;
Monitors the effectiveness of the program on a monthly basis, and submit
monthly reports to the GBV Specialist;
Collaborates with the Outreach team, Finance/Admin and Procurement and
Logistics Manager to ensure that program supplies and resources are
available in a timely manner to support workshops, events and research
conducted by outside consultants;
Works closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation team in developing,
monitoring and reporting on indicators related to GBV and gender activities;
Develops monthly budget forecasts and reconcile budgeted to expended

Staff Management:

Identifies training needs for GBV implementing partners and develop
capacity building program to strengthen personnel base and implementation
of programs.

Coordination and Networking:

Supports coordinates and participate in GBV taskforce / sub duster meetings
with relevant partners and stakeholders;
Participates in key forums representing HJFMRI/WRP, providing key
information from the field for relevant stakeholders, raise awareness on
key issues relating to GBV;
Maintains strong working relationships with all relevant stakeholders
throughout program cycle and devise appropriate capacity building
strategies to ensure development and sustainability Of all GBV program
Specialist and Outreach Director and Director HJFMRI HIV Program.

Master's degree in public health, gender, behavioral sciences or related
field preferred but will consider Candidates with a Bachelor's degree and
five years experience in women's/human rights.
At least 3 years experience implementing GBV related initiatives which can
include a combination of community-based awareness-raising and prevention
and/or facility based work developing capacity of (training) service to respond meaningfully to GBV.
Demonstrated understanding of the link between gender norms, GBV and HIV
Demonstrated understanding of the Tanzanian and Southern Highlands contexts
Experience with monitoring and evaluation of GBV focused interventions,
preferably under PEPFAR.
Proficiency in English required; proficiency in Kiswahili preferred Ability
to travel in county up to 50% of the time.


Walter Reed Program is seeking qualified candidate to fill the positions
below. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the Human Resources
Manager, P.O. Box 6396, Mbeya

NOTE: to be considered, applicants must put the TITTLE Of THE JOB
'In the SUBJECT LINE. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as
detailed below should not submit applications.

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