Malawi: Technical Lead – GBV and VAC

Organization: ActionAid
Country: Malawi
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.

Person Specification

 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: Please note that candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and will be recruited on local terms and conditions.

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