Gender Development Officer Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Gender Development Officer

Job Code: GDO/SC/170303

Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Programs Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our Client is currently looking for a Gender Development Officer to join their growing team, and to become a collaborative and important member of the organization’s team.

Job Scope: The job holder is responsible for quality case management and developing psychosocial support programs and activities to improve social assessments and referral based care to GBV survivors

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the successful implementation of all psychosocial activities of the department
  • Manage and supervise Gender Caseworkers to ensure the implementation of work plans
  • Responsible for the provision of quality case management including referrals and linkage to medical and legal services
  • Support training of case workers to respond to cases of GBV throughout Kibera and ensure effective referral for survivors of GBV
  • Organize awareness campaigns by liaising with community stakeholders and partners to mitigate on SGBV
  • Provide ongoing training and utilizing monitoring and evaluation systems to ensure high quality services are available and utilized
  • Provide the technical guidance and leadership required for the successful implementation of all psychosocial activities, including support groups
  • Reports progress achieved and provides feedback of cases respecting confidentiality standards on weekly and/or monthly basis using the evaluation of trend analysis to be shared the Community Programs Officer
  • Builds and maintains partnerships and collaboration with other GBV partners and relevant stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • 3 years working experience in a similar role
  • Diploma or degree in Gender Development or related field
  • Previous experience in Counseling is an added advantage
  • Advocacy, Awareness and Resource mobilization
  • Excellent organizational skills, independent, disciplined, with initiative and an ability to work under pressure and to prioritize work;

How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on: Gender Development Officer

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your application.

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

Community Development
Updated: March 4, 2017 — 8:22 am