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.
- 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.
- How to apply Interested candidates must apply through the below link: Only motivated applications that meet the required qualifications will be contacted. Applications for this position will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we will close the application process once we have identified the ideal candidate. We encourage interested individuals to apply promptly, as the position may be filled before the official closing date.