• act as main technical focal point for the project internally and with UNFPA and ECHO
• lead on overall project management, including workplans, budget spending and country engagement.
• Also lead on recruitment of consultants, as applicable to support Toolkit development with UNFPA as the Specialist
• Work closely with UNFPA, VPRU/Health technical units, and two country programs implementation sites to support improvements to integrated services based on existing recommendations and coordinate the toolkit development with UNFPA
• Ensure toolkit contents adhere to GBV Minimum Standards, MISP, and WHO Guidelines
• Facilitate project staff training and workshops on GBV guiding principles and MISP, as needed
• Support data analysis efforts, including taking initiative to start new analyses
• Leads on drafting of IRCs portion of the GBV-SRH Implementation Toolkit based on feedback from country teams and women and girls
• Lead in donor reporting and budget management, in coordination with Grants manager for the project.
• Assist in business development opportunities to advance the project activities, when applicable;
• Present project findings, internally and externally at various fora
• Ensure development of and uptake of a dissemination strategy for practitioners
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: WPE Global Practice Lead, Violence Prevention and Response Unit
Other key relationships: UNFPA, WPE and SRH Technical Advisors, SRH Global Practice Lead, 2 IRC country programs, VPRU MEAL specialist, VPRU regional STAs for the 2 regions/countries involved, IRC grants manager
Education:Preferred masters degree in social science, public health, women’s studies, or related field experience
Work Experience: 3-6 years of experience working on implementing women’s protection and empowerment, SRH, GBV (ideally integration, coordination, and collaboration of GBV and SRH activities) in humanitarian contexts or other related topics.
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
• Ability to work across sectors coordinating multiple stakeholders to bring people together from different perspective to work collaboratively
• Knowledge of ethical principles related to sensitive study topics, such as violence against women and SRHR
• Understanding of roots of GBV and denial of SRH services to women and girls and how they are linked
• Understanding of why GBV and SRH practitioners collaborate and coordinate in service delivery to women and girls
• Experience with user-centered design practices preferred.
• Desirable knowledge of qualitative analysis
• Demonstrated academic/strong writing skills
• Ability to create relationships across cultures and expertise online and in person
• Excellent oral and written communication and attention to detail
• Fluent English (spoken and written) is required. French is a strong asset.