Temporary Appointment - Sub-Cluster Coordinator, Gender Based Violence

Level: P-4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 1 March 2020 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Erbil, Iraq
Job ID: 28886

The post of GBV Sub-cluster Coordinator is located in Erbil sub-office of Iraq Country Office (CO) and reports to GBV Humanitarian Coordinator

Job Purpose

Under the overall supervision of the UNFPA Representative and direct supervision of the GBV Humanitarian Coordinator, the incumbent facilitates and coordinates the rapid implementation of GBV programming in a humanitarian emergency setting in accordance with the IASC Guidelines for GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings. GBV programming in humanitarian emergencies is multi-sectoral.  It involves organizations and actors from the displaced and host communities, NGO and government implementing partners, UN agencies, and other national and international organizations that engage in comprehensive prevention and response initiatives. The GBV Coordinator's duties include:  liaison and coordination with other organizations (coalition building), training and sensitization, strategic planning, and monitoring and evaluation. The GBV Coordinator will use the IASC Guidelines for GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings and companion materials (orientation and training guides, planning worksheets, etc.) to facilitate planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of GBV initiatives.


• 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: 

• 7-10 years’ experience in gender issues and their application in international humanitarian or development settings.

• 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.

• Counselling skills and experience.

• Experience in program management 


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