Closing date: 09 Apr 2017
ActionAid is seeking applications for a Technical Lead on Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against Children (VAC) for the anticipated DFID funded Strengthening Access to Justice and VAWG prevention programme in Malawi.
The programme aims to strengthen the capacities of communities and institutions to prevent and respond to Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against Children (VAC) and to improve the accessibility, responsiveness and accountability of the justice system for women and girls living with violence in Malawi.
The Technical Lead on violence against women and children will be responsible for providing technical and oversight of GBV prevention programmes at community level. He/she will provide technical guidance on GBV across the programme, quality assure the technical quality of the work and contribute to the design and adaptation of interventions.
Post graduate degree in gender, social development or other relevant discipline
Minimum 5 years’ experience in designing and implementing programmes to prevent and respond to gender based violence
Extensive knowledge and ability to provide technical support on GBV prevention, with a strong preference for expertise in social norm change and movement building
Demonstrable experience of integrating gender and/or violence prevention into programmes
In-depth understanding of child protection issues and child protection systems strengthening
Demonstrable understanding of the political, socioeconomic and legal context surrounding violence in Malawi
Experience in designing and facilitating capacity building and training
Experience in youth-centred programme design and implementation
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
Strong skills in monitoring and evaluation, reporting and presentation
Suitably qualified Malawian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply
How to apply:
To apply for this role, please submit an updated CV demonstrating how you meet the above criteria to: Access.Justice@actionaid.org Please note that candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and will be recruited on local terms and conditions.
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