GBV (Gender Base Violence –Protection Officer -Myebon)
Date: 11 January 2018
Relief International (RI) is a home to teams of humanitarian activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development.
RI has worked in Myanmar since 2008 since mobilizing its Rapid Emergency Deployment team to respond to Cyclone Nargis. RI has a strong presence in Myanmar with programs to strengthen civil society, build local township authority capacity, develop rural livelihoods and respond to emergencies. In Myanmar, RI has received funding from a breadth of donors including USAID, WHO, UNFPA, EU, UNICEF, LIFT, and JIMNCH/3MDG. RI works in the Rakhine, Southern Shan and Kachin States and is a registered INGO in Myanmar.
Accountability, Equity and Inclusion
Relief International values accountability, equity and inclusion in all aspects of program and project activities, and fully respects “Do No Harm” principles. Its staff is committed to ensuring the non-discrimination of marginalized groups in the management and allocation of resources, and fostering local participation, accountability, integration of services and strategic partnerships.
Job Title: GBV –Protection Officer
Number of Position: 1
Location: Myebon –Rakhine State
Report to: Protection Program Coordinator
Duration: 1 year (extendable based on fund availability)
Starting Date: As soon as possible
Main purpose of the role
The purpose of this position is to directly implement the GBV Protection Program at the Myebon community and Taung Paw IDP Camp as well as to ensure support and linkages to the overall Protection Program in Rakhine. The GBV Protection Officer will oversee individual case management for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). She will supervise GBV and Mental Health Outreach Assistants and GBV volunteers working to create safe, accessible, confidential and welcoming services for women and girls and to provide referral services as needed. The post holder is responsible to deliver results in line with pre-agreed program plans and objectives and oversees the implementation of the Protection activities related to GBV at the Women & Girls Centers (WGCs) and contributes towards achieving the program goal of respond to the protection needs of beneficiaries in Taung Paw camp and Myebon community.
Overall Objectives (scope)
Supervises the implementation of RI GBV Protection activities at Myebon level ensuring appropriate coordination with other program activities and sectors and provide leadership for GBV and Mental Health Outreach Assistants and camp and community based volunteers.
Interested candidates should send their CV with a list of 2 referees to Relief International at firstname.lastname@example.org deliver to Relief International, No.202, U Wisara Road, West Shwegonedine, Bahan Township, Yangon, or quoting “GBV Protection Officer”. The deadline for submission of applications is no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 24, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be notified.
Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short listed on a regular basis and we may offer this post before the closing date.
Relief International is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or disability. In an effort to improve the gender balance within the organization, qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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