02 Project Assistants – SGBV jobs at Lutheran World Federation

Lutheran World Federation

02 Project Assistants – SGBV jobs Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 06 May 2022

Hiring Organization: Lutheran World Federation

Job Details:

LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20 countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.
A commitment to the human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work, actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centered and community-based. Above all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.
LWF Uganda works closely with United Nations agencies (UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM, WFP), PRM, EU/ECHO, BfTW, etc. LWF Related and faith-based agencies and their back donors.
For additional information, please see www.lutheranworld.org/WorldService.
The LWF Uganda Program is looking for qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position;
Job Title: Project Assistant – SGBV.
No. of Positions: Two (02).
Duty Stations: Adjumani
Reports to: Project Officer – SGBV
Starting Date: ASAP
Duration of Contract: 1-year contract (with the possibility of extension).
Closing date for Applications: 6 May 2022.

Job Summary
Under the guidance of the Project Officer, the Project Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day general implementation of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) cases within the settlement.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• Report cases of gender-based violence and protection against persons of concern while upholding confidentiality and dignity.
• Support the local leaders and GBV officers to ensure that all GBV incidences are identified, documented, provided with psychosocial counselling, appropriate referrals made and all the necessary support provided.
• Ensure all incidences are correctly recorded and reported in accordance with LWF and protection policies and procedures.
• Conduct training for the refugee leaders, persons of concern and local authorities on SGBV protection of human and child rights.
• Develop project monitoring plans to ensure that project activities are implemented as per the expectations.
• Ensure that weekly reports, and monthly reports submitted to the responsible officer within the specified time.
• Provide Basic psychosocial support for survivors of gender-based violence and human right violation.
• In collaboration with the project officer, provide guidance to community structures to report cases of GBV/SGBV.
• Ensure regular involvement of women and children in the decision-making process to ensure their needs are addressed
• Continuously help in the identification, monitoring and documentation of GBV and protection issues in the settlement ensuring that relevant stakeholders and duty bearers are informed.
• Be responsible for community-based structures (community activist), mentoring and coaching to enhance the capacity of community activist and other community structures.
• Conduct regular field visits to all beneficiaries site where project activities are under taken, check on progress and verify existing caseloads needs, document challenges on deliveries and utilizations of protection inputs in line with project objectives.
• Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience:
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Gender and Women Studies, Social work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development studies, or any related fields. At least 2 years of relevant experience in providing GBV prevention and response interventions, community-based psychosocial support in the refugee context, Valid driving Permit, Competent computer proficiency (MS Packages, ProGres V4, and Internet).

Knowledge skills and personal attributes:

Should be a committed team player with high standards of integrity and honesty, demonstrate well-developed interpersonal skills, management and leadership skill, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills. Must be willing to ride a motorcycle and possess a valid riding permit, Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure, enjoys working in the field and previous work in nutrition or health-related intervention is an added advantage. Demonstrate skills in research and report writing, creative thinking and problem-solving, and the ability to interpret present data, knowledge, and understanding of community and social issues. Adhere to the principle of confidentiality, non-judgemental, and have a positive attitude towards work.

Application procedure

Use the link below to apply.

Date Posted: 2022-04-27