Women for Women International

Project Coordinator – GBV

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Job Overview

Position Objectives:

The Project Coordinator at Women for Women International leads and oversees comprehensive programs and initiatives designed to address Gender-Based Violence (GBV) survivor needs. He/she will play a pivotal role in creating a survivor-centered approach, developing innovative solutions, and building collaborations to ensure effective response and support for survivors. The expertise in training, resource development, and partnership coordination will contribute to a more compassionate and efficient support network for GBV survivors.


Duties And Responsibilities:

Training Module Development and Facilitation:

  • Create comprehensive training modules based on the GBV Pocket Guide, covering psychosocial first aid, referral procedures, and survivor-centered attitudes.
  • Design interactive exercises and case studies that enhance frontline staff’s understanding and application of the training content.
  • Facilitate engaging training workshops for frontline staff, ensuring a deep understanding of GBV response principles.
  • Tailor training sessions to the local context, incorporating real-life scenarios and cultural considerations for practical application.
  • Conduct training sessions for non-GBV organizations on data management and safety.
  • Provide specialized training to GBV specialist services on confidentiality principles and ethical considerations.


Safety Card” Design and Distribution:

  • Lead the design of the “safety card,” collaborating with design experts to ensure clarity and user-friendliness.
  • Develop content that outlines immediate steps to take upon disclosure of violence and contact information for support services.
  • Ensure widespread distribution of the “safety card” among WFWI staff, community leaders, and women leaders.


Referral App Development Coordination:

  • Collaborate with UNFPA to define the features, functionality, and user interface of the referral app.
  • Liaise with technical specialists to oversee the app’s design, testing, and finalization process.
  • Organize training workshops to introduce the referral app to GBV service providers and non-GBV organizations.
  • Provide hands-on training on how to navigate the app, submit referrals, and access support resources.
  • Ensure training materials are comprehensive and user-friendly.
  • GBV Task Force Coordination and lead through actively participating in task force discussions, contributing insights and feedback to refine the referral form and service mapping.
  • Monitor the app’s usage among non-GBV actors and gather feedback on its effectiveness and usability.
  • Collaborate with UNFPA’s technical team to analyze feedback data and identify areas for improvement.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports on the outcomes of the app design collaboration and training workshops.
  • Document lessons learned, challenges, and success stories to inform future initiatives and knowledge sharing.


Stakeholder Communication:

  • Maintain regular communication with internal teams, Women community leaders, UNFPA and mercy corps representatives, and other stakeholders.
  • Provide updates on program progress, challenges, and achievements to ensure transparency and alignment.


Resource Management and Budget Oversight:

  • Manage resources, including budgets, to ensure effective implementation of training sessions, app development, and related activities.
  • Monitor expenses and adhere to budgetary constraints.


  • Adhere to WfWI’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policies and report concerns and to the organizational values Empowerment, Integrity, Respect, Resilience.
  • Disclaimer: The duties, responsibilities and activities of this job description may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Qualifications & Preferred Skills:

  • Education: Minimum bachelor’s degree in international development, Gender Studies /master’s degree in a relevant field (preferred).
  • Years of experience: 5-7 years of work experience in GBV response and survivor support.
  • Proven expertise in developing facilitation and training modules, ensuring effective knowledge transfer.
  • Strong report-writing skills to communicate program progress, outcomes, and recommendations effectively.
  • Experience in developing innovative tools and resources to address GBV-related challenges.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage partnerships and collaborations with external organizations.
  • Excellent communication skills for building relationships and engaging with stakeholders, including survivors, community leaders, and technical experts.
  • Proficiency in project management, including budget oversight, work planning, and performance evaluation.
  • Sensitivity to cultural nuances and a commitment to survivor-centered approaches.

This position will be working directly with female participants/beneficiaries, so female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


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