SGBV Officer Jobs in Lusaka at UNHCR

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Procedures and Eligibility

Before submitting an application, UNHCR staff members intending to apply to
this Job Opening are requested to consult the Recruitment and Assignments
Policy (RAP, UNHCR/HCP/2017/2 and the Recruitment and Assignments
Administrative Instruction (RAAI), UNHCR/AI/2017/7 OF 15 August 2017.

Duties and Qualifications

SGBV OfficerOrganizational Setting and Work Relationships

The SGBV Officer is a member of the Protection Team in a Regional Bureau or a
Country Office and normally reports to the Senior SGBV Officer or the Senior
Community-Based Protection Officer or the Senior Protection Officer or the
Head of Sub-Office or the Assistant Representative for protection. In smaller
offices, the post may report directly to the Representative.
The SGBV Officer supports the operations¿ efforts to fulfil UNHCR¿s mandate
and associated obligations on SGBV prevention, risk mitigation and response
based on policy and guidance.
S/he collaborates closely with the UNHCR management and the Protection team in
the country and strengthens working relations with other agencies involved in
SGBV prevention, risk mitigation and response.

The incumbent will maintain a close working relationship with the Bureau and
the Division of International Protection for system-wide coherence.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected
in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in
line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN
Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as
well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are
required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the
core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s
core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.


Implementation of UNHCR¿s Global Policies and Standards

– Support and facilitate the effective and timely development, implementation
and monitoring of a clear and coherent multi-year and multi-sectoral SGBV
strategy as part of the operation¿s broader Protection and Solutions Strategy,
coordinate timely reporting on progress including the documentation of
promising practices.
– Participate in the promotion of compliance with UNHCR¿s SGBV policy,
priorities and commitments (aligned with polices on age, gender, diversity
(AGD) and accountability to affected populations (AAP), Child protection,
gender equality, disability and youth empowerment.
– For functions at regional level, support the harmonization of SGBV
strategies in the region and alignment with global policies and commitments,
support exchange of expertise and practices in the region and provide a
regional level analysis of trends as well as aggregated reporting on SGBV.
– Provide technical guidance on integration of the survivor-centred approach
into PSEA complaints mechanisms and enhance access of SEA survivors to
existing SGBV services

Planning / Programming

– Support the development and implementation of programming for specialized
SGBV prevention and response based on needs, risks and capacity assessments at
the onset of an emergency and throughout all phases of displacement.
– Participate in conducting, consolidating and reporting on SGBV assessments
including gender equality components at least once per year, linked to annual
planning processes and participatory assessments and sharing strategic trends
– Contribute to planning processes and advocate for adequate resource
(re)allocation and mobilization.
– Support cross-cutting programs and technical sectors to mainstream gender
and to program for mitigation of SGBV risks in their specific technical areas,
and report on progress.

Capacity Development, Technical Support and Coordination

– Provide technical guidance and support field colleagues to operationalise
and comply with UNHCR¿s corporate SGBV policy, priorities and commitments
(aligned with policies on AGD and AAP, Child protection, disability, youth
empowerment and gender equality).
– Support operational capacity development efforts and provide technical
support on gender and SGBV mainstreaming
– Under the guidance of the Senior Protection Officer, support and facilitate
the establishment of and ensure the functioning of SGBV coordination
mechanisms with all relevant stakeholders.
– Facilitate and strengthen the development and implementation of SGBV
Standard Operating Procedures for all sites that enable all survivors to
access, at a minimum, appropriate health, psychosocial, security and safety,
and legal support.
– Support and build capacity and systems for individual SGBV case management
for survivors and persons at-risk of SGBV.
– Ensure safe and ethical SGBV data collection and reporting is functioning
and regular reporting is done on SGBV, including through PRIMES and protection
monitoring processes. Promote the use of the SGBV module of PRIMES or another
SGBV information management system that provides for safe and ethical data
collection and analysis. Where applicable, support reporting under the
Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Arrangements on conflict-related sexual
violence (MARA).


– Strengthen UNHCR¿s collaboration with host governments to develop national
services in order to expand safe access for Persons of concern to services
that prevent, mitigate, and respond to SGBV.
– Support the capacity development of staff, partners and other stakeholders
to address SGBV and to promote gender equality and the empowerment of
displaced women and girls.
– Strengthen partnerships including with UN agencies, governments, civil
society and with displaced and host communities, to prevent, mitigate, and
respond to SGBV, to promote gender equality and to ensure age and gender-
informed protection and solution programs.
– Support that community-based approaches are applied in SGBV programming and
communities considered as key stakeholders.

– Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For P3/NOC – 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years
relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with
Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education

Human rights, Social Anthropology, Social work, Law, International
Development, Social Sciences, or other relevant field.

(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk> are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses

Not specified

(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk> are essential)

Relevant Job Experience


6 years of previous work experience relevant to the function of SGBV in an
international context, of which two years in the field and having experience
in the field of SGBV prevention, mitigation and response, broader protection
or social work involving empowerment of women and girls, gender, child
protection, mental health, counselling and working with survivors,
humanitarian and development issues. Applied experience in survivor-centred
approach, SGBV guiding and Case management principles related to SGBV
programs. Demonstrated knowledge in gender equality and the empowerment of
women and girls and apply, promote and integrate gender analysis into
humanitarian programming. Demonstrated knowledge of and implementation of
multi-sectorial responses to SGBV and support to other sectors to mainstream
SGBV prevention, risk mitigation and response. Demonstrated knowledge and
application of SGBV prevention theory and appropriate SGBV prevention and
behaviour change strategies at different stages of the humanitarian response.
Knowledge and demonstrated use of SGBV tools and Guidance.


Demonstrated understanding of critical issues around SGBV data and knowledge
of safe and ethical data collection and analysis, and conducting assessments.
Demonstrated knowledge of engagement with SGBV Interagency humanitarian
architecture. Knowledge and experience of participatory approaches to engaging
with and mobilizing communities Good understanding of displacement and
protection issues including, child protection, education and the application
of the Age, Gender and Diversity Policy. Completion of UNHCR learning
programmes or specific training relevant to functions of position such as:
Protection Learning Programme, Operations Management Learning Programme,
Middle Management Learning Programme, SGBV and Gender Equality. Experience in
a humanitarian context.

Functional Skills

PR-Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) Coordination & Projects Management
PR-Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) Prevention, risk mitigation and
response programming

PR-Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) Capacity development and training
PR-Refugee Women issues
PR-Interviewing and counselling refugees/asylum seekers and in individual case
PR-Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD)
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk> are essential)

Language Requirements

For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English
and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language
of the duty station if not English and local language.

For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of
the duty station if not English.

This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and
grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or
desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position.
Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description
and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of

Position Competencies

C001L3 – Accountability Level 3
C002L3 – Teamwork & Collaboration Level 3
C003L3 – Communication Level 3
C004L3 – Commitment to Continuous Learning Level 3
C005L3 – Client & Result Orientation Level 3
C006L3 – Organizational Awareness Level 3
M004L3 – Strategic Planning and Vision Level 3
M005L3 – Leadership Level 3
X001L3 – Analytical Thinking Level 3
X004L3 – Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Level 3
X007L3 – Political Awareness Level 3
X008L3 – Stakeholder Management Level 3

Additional Information

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures,
languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity
to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for
its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified
candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national
origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Additional Information

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment
process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or
any other fees).

Closing Date

Please note that the closing date for advertisements in the Add.4 March 2020
Compendium is Monday 24 August 2020 (midnight Geneva time).

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