JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:(Sexual & Gender Based Violence) Officer at Family Circle Love Lab Organization (FCLLO): (Deadline 12 March 2022

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SGBV (Sexual & Gender Based Violence) Officer at Family Circle Love Lab Organization (FCLLO): (Deadline 12 March 2022)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT-SGBV (Sexual & Gender Based Violence) officer

FCLLO is community based organization located in Southern province, Huye District.

It started operating since 2015 and got from RGB (Rwanda Government Board) the registration certificate in 2018.

With Kivinna Till Kivinna fund, the organization would like to recruit SGBV (Sexual & Gender Based Violence) officer to participate in the implementation of 10 months project. The main areas of the organization are: Sexual/Gender Based Violence, Sexual and Reproductive Heath Rights, Women’s Qualitative Participation Leadership, Women’s Economic Empowerment and Conflict Resolution/Peace building. Target group of the organization is made of women and girls affected or even exposed to SGBV. The organization is committed to high ethics standard of integrity, respect, inclusiveness and self-driven.

FCLLO has 4 main objectives which guide its day to day activities 

  1. Fight against sexual violence committed to girls and women.
  2. Empower and accompany girls and women to prevent and respond to domestic violence in a way that encourages and creates resilience and self-esteem as a sustainable mechanism against domestic and sexualized violence
  3. Support women and girls’ economic empowerment
  4. Strengthen the capacity of the organization.

SGBV officer

Location: Huye

(ii) Hours: Full-time

SGBV specialist: Reports to the Executive Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

Lead the analytical and technical support on sexual and gender-based violence:

  • Analyze existing documentation and provide advice on gender-sensitive information gathering methods for all aspects of investigations including interviewing, security arrangements, safe handling of information;
  • Research and collect information pertaining to sexual and gender based violence related to the mandate of the mission; including through meetings with authorities; meetings with relevant actors, and individual interviews with sources, witnesses and victims, as required
  • Ensure proper collection and preservation of information on cases of SGBV and other gender based human rights violations and abuses;
  • Ensure that all activities at FCLLO take into account the gender aspect.
  • Conduct risk assessments and provide advice on the establishment of adequate protection measures with respect to sources who share information with FCLLO on gender and sexual violence;
  • Conduct and/or assist in the conduct of interviews and evidence gathering activities, ensuring that necessary measures of protection and confidentiality for witness and victim of women’s human rights violation are implemented throughout and that the gender-specific impact of violations is assessed;
  • Participate in selection of FCLLO beneficiaries or right holders through home or field visits to take part in the information gathering activities.
  • Advise the community and rights holders on the gendered dimensions of human rights violations, including through gender analysis and training, ensuring integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of the organization
  • Prepare an internal report for FCLLO Women reflecting on the work of SGBV officer and any recommendations for strengthening the gendered work in future;
  • Contribute to the drafting and timely submission of the final report of the organization and other analytical documents and ensure that such document integrate a gender perspective and that gender-sensitive language is used throughout them.
  • Develop annual work plans and budget for activities;
  • Develop end of year report;
  • Ensure that all Team members are aware of the relevant gendered dimensions of human rights and GBV Law violations, including sexual violence, women’s human rights and gender issues related to the mandate of the organization Inquiry and ensure that the gender-specific impact of all human rights violations are assessed among FCLLO  rights holders.

Key Performance Indicators:

The appropriate investigation procedures of all FCLLO mechanisms supported by FCLLO Women will reflect:

  • Good practice in the investigation of SGBV cases, and the documentation of the full extent of violations of women’s rights
  • Gender-sensitive approaches that advance women’s access to justice;
  • Sharing of technical knowledge; and
  • Quality of reports.

REQUIRED SKILLS, BEHAVIORS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum  of Bachelor  degree in Social work, Psychology, Sociology, or any other related field from a recognized university required and having a Master degree in above mentioned domains would be much appreciated.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in the field of project management, facilitating sessions, leading meetings, workshops, seminars,  working in local and/or international NGOs, etc.;
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills, research skills and report writing skills;
  • Experience in consolidating monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual narrative reports;
  • Good computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office system (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc);
  • Have good command in English, written & verbal;
  • Knowledge of French should constitute an added advantage;
  • Self-motivated and client-orientated with a strong sense of personal ethic, integrity, and quality;
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills;
  • High level of flexibility and maximum control of tight deadlines.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES:  Interested and qualified candidates should submit a 1page Cover letter, an updated CV, and names, titles, and contacts of three professional referees, to include most recent or current employer/supervisor via email only to: fcllo@yahoo.com with the position applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is March 12, 2022 at 16:00hrs. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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