the PSS 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.
- Work closely with WFWI staff, particularly frontline teams. Through training based on the GBV Pocket Guide empower them with the knowledge and skills needed to provide effective support to survivors.
- Maintain regular and effective communication and coordination with Stronger Women Stronger Nation (SWSN) and Advocacy teams in different locations to plan and conduct M&E activities in a collaborative and harmonious manner.
- Work closely with Global support center Technical GBV advisor.
- Engage community and women leaders to extend support services using the “safety card.” By sharing this resource amplifies the community’s ability to offer timely assistance to survivors.
- Collaborate with UNFPA to develop and launch a user-friendly referral app that enhances survivor support, while also taking a leadership role in the GBV service providers task force.
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 for 40 to 60 organizations 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.
Coordinator for PSS Activities Inside WFWI Women’s Centre:
- Design a framework for psychological support services, including on-call assistance and confidential counseling.
- Develop a training curriculum on PSS and self-care for WFWI trainers.
- Schedule and coordinate one-on-one counseling sessions for women participants.
- Create a comprehensive curriculum for unstructured PSS group sessions for Change Agents, incorporating Yoga, meditation, and art therapy.
- Organize a TOT session for Change Agents on the unstructured PSS curriculum.
- Facilitate Change Agents in conducting unstructured psychosocial support (PSS) sessions.
- Maintain regular communication with internal teams, Women community leaders, UNFPA 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.
All our staff are required to adhere to WfWI’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policies and to our organizational values: Empowerment, Integrity, Respect, Resilience.
Skills and Qualifications:
- 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 and PSS training design
- Proven expertise in developing facilitation and training modules, ensuring effective knowledge transfer.
- Strong report-writing skills to communicate program progress, outcomes, and recommendations effectively.
- 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.
- How to apply Interested candidates must apply through the below link Only motivated applications that meet the required qualifications will be contacted. Application deadline: February 4, 2024 Female applicants are highly encouraged for this position.