Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Job Title: Gender Based Violence Technical Officer
Job openings: 01
Reports to: Technical Director
Contract Duration: One year with possibility of extension
Terms of Offer: This position is remunerated on local terms. (for local candidates only)
"Sometimes in life there is that moment when it's possible to make a change for the better. This is one of those moments."
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at over 5,500 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of over 1,000—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.
Reporting to the Project Manager, GBV Technical officer (GBV TO) shall provide overall leadership in organizing, implementing, coordinating, and supervising HIV/AIDS activities and programs addressing gender-based violence for both general and other at-risk populations in selected sites in the Yaoundé and Douala cluster. The GBV TO will be responsible for supporting the Project, meet the challenge of offering gender responsive programming, with a focus on helping our communities and the clinical providers offer compassionate care to GBV survivors. The incumbent shall hone the project focus on increasing gender equity in HIV/AIDS activities and services; reducing violence and coercion; addressing male norms and behaviors; Increasing women's legal protection.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Manager, the GBV TO will ensure the high technical quality of SGBV component under this Project. He/she will ensure the quality implementation of the SGBV and the inter - gender dialogue sessions, review the SGBV tools to be used at the project level, deliver awareness sessions to communities, local partners and MOH, Prepare the SGBV referral mechanism structure aligned with the PEPFAR Guidance and the Updated Gender Strategy. The GBV TO will also provide technical guidance to project teams and Ministry of Health departments that are implementing GBV-specific programs, and represent EGPAF's GBV work with external partners, donors and policy-makers at local, district, and national level
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How to apply
Qualified candidates should submit a CV and cover letter through this portal.
Applications will be considered until February 28, 2018.
Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.