Gender-Based Violence Data and Information Management System Specialist (GBVDIMS), Juba, South Sudan, P-3

  • Level: P-3
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 13 Jul 2022 05:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: Juba, South Sudan

The Position:

The GBVDIMS Specialist is based in Juba. Under the overall direction of the UNFPA Representative for South Sudan and direct supervision of the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist. The GBVDIMS Specialist works collaboratively with the GBV Sub cluster Coordinator and will be responsible for the correct and effective functioning of GBV DIMS (GBV Data & Information Management System) in addition to contributing to the overall population and data management portfolio of the country office. The GBVDIMS Specialist will also be responsible for leading, strengthening, maintaining, and managing GBV related information management for the GBV sub cluster. The GBV DIMS Specialist also works in close collaboration with Program Officers of the Population and Development unit and monitoring and evaluation specialist specifically as well as other programme and Operations staff and counterparts in the Regional Office and HQ. The GBV DIMS Specialist works closely and in an integrated manner with the GBV SC coordination team, GBVIMS Task Force, the Data Gathering Organizations (NGOs), the P&D unit, other UN Organizations, the Global Team and all relevant stakeholders and/or coordination bodies at national and field level to ensure successful implementation of the GBVIMS in South Sudan.

Job Purpose:

With the support of the GBV SC and the GBVIMS Task Force Members, the GBVDIMS Specialist will facilitate the implementation of the GBVIMS in South Sudan, providing technical support to the organizations and agencies using the GBVIMS for data collection through their service provision to GBV survivors in order to improve and expand the use of the GBVIMS. The GBVDIMS Specialist will also support national efforts to roll-out the GBVIMS among potential additional GBVIMS users in coordination with the GBVIMS Task Force. The incumbent will be responsible for improved information management to feed into programming strategies, humanitarian funding processes, mainstreaming GBV into other sectors, and providing a stronger evidence base for advocacy. The incumbent prepares situation reports (“sitreps”) and bulletins. In collaboration with the Data Gathering Organizations (DGOs), he/she will also scale up the coverage of GBV IMS data collection, analysis, interpretation and use at state levels. Through the technical support of UNFPA HQ and ESARO, he/she will lead the rollout and maintenance of the integrated Primero / GBVIMS+ in South Sudan, which offers an online cloud-hosted case management, incident monitoring solution and service quality enhancement. The GBVDIMS Specialist will also contribute to the overall data management portfolio of the CO working in close collaboration with the CO P&D team. The GBVDIMS Specialist will be hosted in the UNFPA Country Office in Juba.

Qualifications and Experience: 


  • Master’s Degree/ Advanced degree in social work or other social sciences, public health, community health, international relations, international law, human rights or related field

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in gender issues and their application in international humanitarian or development settings;
  • Practical experience in GBV programme development and management and technical knowledge and experience in GBV prevention and response using a survivor-centered approach highly desirable
  • Experience in humanitarian coordination particularly in area of GBV is required; Previous experience with the GBV IMS is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian reform process and roles/responsibilities of humanitarian actors;
  • Awareness and demonstrable knowledge of gender issues and their relevance in humanitarian emergency settings;  
  • Demonstrable knowledge of reproductive health issues and/or protection issues in humanitarian settings, and of humanitarian emergency operations and roles/responsibilities of humanitarian actors;  
  • Experience working directly with survivors of GBV is recommended Experience in program management


  • Fluency in English is required; knowledge of other official UN languages, and Working knowledge of Arabic is highly desirable.


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