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Service Delivery and Gender-based Violence (GBV) Advisor- Egypt

Egypt (United States of America)

  • Organization: FHI 360 - Family Health International
  • Location: Egypt (United States of America)
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Gender-based violence
    • Supply Chain
    • Drugs, Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism and Human Trafficking
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2021-02-07

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Program Description:

We seek qualified candidates for the position of Service Delivery and Gender-based Violence (GBV) Advisor to support the upcoming USAID Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment Activity, which aims to promote women’s access to economic opportunities through improving the work environment for women in the private sector, expanding women’s financial inclusion and reducing the socioeconomic impacts of violence against women. This activity will improve gender equity and safety at the firm level, expand women’s financial literacy and access to formal financial and banking products, and reduce social acceptability of harassment and violence against women. This position will be based in Egypt and Egyptian nationals are encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent upon the award of the Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment Activity to FHI 360, as well as USAID approval of the finalist.

Job Summary:

The Service Delivery and GBV Advisor will support and advise the Chief of Party (COP) and other project staff on Objective 3 (Reduce the socioeconomic impacts of violence against women) activities that contribute to greater access to improved protection services and foster economic opportunities for victims of GBV who participate in supported protection services. The Service Delivery and GBV Advisor will provide subject matter and ensure the successful implementation of Objective 3. S/he will be responsible for activities and technical assistance related to strengthening national and local level referral mechanisms with associated service provisions for GBV victims and survivors (and families as appropriate) that expands upon referral mechanisms currently mandated by law and/or policy. The Service Delivery and GBV Advisor will develop and execute the work plans for activities under Objective 3, as well as coordinate closely with the other objective leads to ensure successful coordination and efficient use of resources. Tracking of all activities will allow for timely and accurate reporting of deliverables, milestones, results, and indicators.

Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and oversight of project activities under Objective 3 related reducing social acceptability of harassment and violence against women, improving attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors that promote women’s social and economic participation and expanded access to quality services for women survivors of violence
  • Develop, update, and execute on the detailed annual work plans for all activities under Objective 3;
  • Plan and define the scope for short-term technical assistance (STTA) resources as needed;
  • Advise the COP, serve as subject matter and technical expert;
  • Develop recommendations and strategies toward establishing referral mechanisms and service provision plan to help achieve key activity goals, integrating with other engagement and capacity building strategies as needed;
  • Lead the integration of gender transformative lens in creation of annual work plans and participates in the monitoring of work plans against indicators;
  • Supervises staff and provides GBV related capacity building and support to them;
  • Collaboratively develops responsive, realistic and high-quality plans to build the capacity of staff and local partners on GBV and gender transformative programming;
  • Leads development or adaptation of programming tools around GBV prevention and GBV response/services;
  • Provide active technical support and guidance to public and private sector entities in line with activity goals and objectives; and
  • Coordinate with the other objective leads.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in gender/women’s studies, social work, sociology, international development, or other relevant fields;
  • 8 plus years of professional work experience in programmatic and technical experience in gender, social work, or public health, including experience with GBV programming (i.e. training, designing curricula/manuals, evaluation/research, and/or program design;
  • Minimum of 5 years of successful experience in planning, implementation and monitoring of gender programing to prevent GBV or promote gender equity;
  • Experience facilitating gender trainings and workshops with focus on GBV;
  • Proven ability serving in an advisory and liaison capacity between the public and private sector;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team on activities of similar scale;
  • Familiarity with US Government-funded programming, rules and regulations required;
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in developing and maintaining unbiased and professional working relationships with government officials, civil society partners, donors, and donor-funded implementers;
  • Ability to manage a team of professionals, work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance;
  • Proven human resource management skills and demonstrated commitment to customer service; and
  • Proven written and oral presentation skills in English and Arabic required.

Availability of position is contingent upon award to FHI 360. Selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

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