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8 Mar 2017

Gender Development Officer Job

Our Client is currently looking for a Gender Development Officer to join their growing team, and to become a collaborative and important member of the organization’s team.

Job Code: GDO/SC/170303
Reports To: Programs Manager
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Scope
The job holder is responsible for quality case management and developing psychosocial support programs and activities to improve social assessments and referral based care to GBV survivors

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the successful implementation of all psychosocial activities of the department
  • Manage and supervise Gender Caseworkers to ensure the implementation of work plans
  • Responsible for the provision of quality case management including referrals and linkage to medical and legal services
  • Support training of case workers to respond to cases of GBV throughout Kibera and ensure effective referral for survivors of GBV
  • Organize awareness campaigns by liaising with community stakeholders and partners to mitigate on SGBV
  • Provide ongoing training and utilizing monitoring and evaluation systems to ensure high quality services are available and utilized
  • Provide the technical guidance and leadership required for the successful implementation of all psychosocial activities, including support groups
  • Reports progress achieved and provides feedback of cases respecting confidentiality standards on weekly and/or monthly basis using the evaluation of trend analysis to be shared the Community Programs Officer
  • Builds and maintains partnerships and collaboration with other GBV partners and relevant stakeholders

Qualifications

  • 3 years working experience in a similar role
  • Diploma or degree in Gender Development or related field
  • Previous experience in Counseling is an added advantage
  • Advocacy, Awareness and Resource mobilization
  • Excellent organizational skills, independent, disciplined, with initiative and an ability to work under pressure and to prioritize work;

How to Apply
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address.

CLICK HERE to apply

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your application.

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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