The UNHCR is hiring a Gender Based Violence Associate (GBV), for Pemba in Cabo Delado.
The GBV Associate supports the operations’ efforts to fulfil UNHCR’s mandate and associated obligations on GBV prevention, risk mitigation, and response based on policy, guidance, and strategies.
S/he will focus on strengthening GBV safe and ethical data collection and further analysis of GBV trends. The incumbent will also ensure quality prevention and risk mitigation interventions.
S/he collaborates closely with the UNHCR management and the Protection team in the country and strengthens working relations with other agencies involved in GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response. S/he promotes alignment with GBV minimum standards and respect of GBV Guiding Principles.
S/he also ensures that persons of concern, in particular women and girls, are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.
This position reports to the GBV Officer.
Please also note that engagement under a UNHCR affiliate scheme is subject to proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
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