Gender-Based Violence Officers (2 posts )

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Walter Reed Program is seeking qualified candidate to fill the position below

Job Title: Gender-Based Violence Officers (2 posts )
Reports to: Outreach Coordinator
location: Mbeya and Katavi

General Overview:
These positions are located in Mbeya and Katavi Tanzania with travel throughout the Mbeya and Katavi Districts. WRP has received funding for an expansion of project activities with a focus on addressing gender-based violence (GBV) and gender norms. We are seeking for GBV Officers based in Mbeya and Katavi who will work closely with our medical and outreach partners to design strategies and coordinate all GBV and gender-related activities in two regions of the Southern Highlands (Mbeya and Katavi)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Program Implementation, Management and Development
  • Provides technical assistance with program implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all GBV activities in the Southern Highlands;
  • Provides support and guidance to partner NGOs to ensure quality implementation and output in relation to agreed GBV objectives;
  • Collects and analyzes relevant data and assist the GBV Specialist to collate and prepare reports and other key documents;
  • Visits the GBV program sites on a regular basis and provide technical guidance to recommend changes for improvement In program and service working closely with GBV Specialist;
  • Provides orientations on GBV and gender issues to key staff internally and externally as and when needed;
  • Monitors the effectiveness of the program on a monthly basis, and submit monthly reports to the GBV Specialist;
  • Collaborates with the Outreach team, Finance/Admin and Procurement and Logistics Manager to ensure that program supplies and resources are available in a timely manner to support workshops, events and research conducted by outside consultants;
  • Works closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation team in developing, monitoring and reporting on indicators related to GBV and gender activities;
  • Develops monthly budget forecasts and reconcile budgeted to expended amounts.

Staff Management:
Identifies training needs for GBV implementing partners and develop capacity building program to strengthen personnel base and implementation of programs.

Coordination and Networking:
  • Supports coordinates and participate in GBV task force / sub duster meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders;
  • Participates in key forums representing HJFMRI/WRP, providing key information from the field for relevant stakeholders, raise awareness on key issues relating to GBV;
  • Maintains strong working relationships with all relevant stakeholders throughout program cycle and devise appropriate capacity building strategies to ensure development and sustainability Of all GBV program
  • Specialist and Outreach Director and Director HJFMRI HIV Program.

  • Master's degree in public health, gender, behavioral sciences or related field preferred but will consider Candidates with a Bachelor's degree and five years experience in women's/human rights.
  • At least 3 years experience implementing GBV related initiatives which can include a combination of community-based awareness-raising and prevention and/or facility based work developing capacity of (training) service provide.rs to respond meaningfully to GBV.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the link between gender norms, GBV and HIV Vulnerability.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Tanzanian and Southern Highlands contexts
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation of GBV focused interventions, preferably under PEPFAR.
  • Proficiency in English required; proficiency in Kiswahili preferred Ability to travel in county up to 50% of the time
How To Apply: 

Cover letters and resumes should be sent to:

Human Resources Manager,
P.O. Box 6396,

or e-mailed to;  recruitment@wrp-t.org

NOTE:  to be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE.

Deadline for submission of the application is 25th December , 2014. 

Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed below should not submit applications.



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