Job Information GBV Program Supervisor NGO Information
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Contract Duration
Governorate Erbil
Job Shift
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2020-04-29
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel 75%
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2020-06-03
Deadline Date 2020-08-31
[Erbil,Iraq ]



Founded in 2003, Women Rehabilitation Organization (WRO) is a non-profit, non-government and independent national organization dedicated to working towards the protection and advancement of women’s and child rights and the engagement of men through service provision for all members of societies across Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). WRO supports the needs of Syrian refugee, Iraqi IDP, and Kurdish women, men, and children in prevention and response to sexual/gender based violence (SGBV) and increasing their access to quality economic, protection, food, health, education, shelter and legal services. Furthermore, WRO’s work aims to increase the social, political, economic participation of women in all aspects of society though capacity development projects that promote the economic and political participation of women.

WRO has over a fifteen year history of collaborative work at the national, regional and international level working with organizations such as the UNHCR, UNIDO, UNOPS, UNFPA, IRC, the Global Fund, WVI, Women for Women International, Global Medic, German Government, ASODH, UN Women, WFWI, Japan Government, DRC, NDI, LWF, IRI, German Government, Global Affairs Canada, US Embassy regional reconstruction and Provincial teams and the Iraqi Civil Society Program Organization. WRO has delivered over 45 projects focused on psychological MHPSS and physical health, formal and non-formal education, capacity building, protection, wash, legal, advocacy, livelihoods, political and economic participation, voter and democratic awareness, stabilization and reconstruction. WROs efforts have shed light locally and internationally through awareness raising and advocacy on many important issues such as mainstreaming gender-based violence GBV across all sectors, sexual violence in conflict SVC, and other issued related to marginalized groups rights in Iraq through initiatives that directly impact tens of thousands of families each year. In partnership with UN agencies, international organizations and governmental bodies, WRO has been able to meet the needs of Syrian refugee, IDP, host communities by providing them with lifesaving services and developmental support services. WRO supports women, men, and children in communities across Iraq to reclaim their lives and start anew with hope and dignity in camp, urban, and rural settings.


PositionGBV Program Supervisor

Location: Erbil - KRG with travelling to Mosul 

Qualifications & Preferred Skills


  • Work on a holistic GBV program to be implemented in and around static centers in the areas of the project targeting SGBV survivors or at risk of violence.
  • Work on guidelines for the implementation of GBV activities in and around the project static centers.
  • Strengthen linkages between different components of WRO GBV interventions.
  • Realize and write reports and provide inputs on GBV gaps and trends and for technical sections for project proposal.
  • Represent WRO at relevant stakeholder and technical meetings in GBV prevention including cluster technical working group on Gender Based Violence.
  • Develop training materials for the facilitation of community members trainings and community dialogues, including but not limited to; SGBV prevention and response training, awareness sessions, FGD. Also it requires to work in consultation with key informants from the community as well.
  • Work on guidelines for the implementation of GBV activities in and around the project static centers.
  • Provide technical support to maintain high quality program inputs and outputs in the Protection / GBV in program implementation
  • Provide technical support to new program development, including assistance in conducting assessments, etc.
  • Assign tasks & duties to Protection / GBV field staff regarding monthly work plans
  • Manage and assist in implementation of work plans for GBV and protection related activities in coordination with the Project manager and/or Senior Program Manager.
  • Conduct regular Field Visits on weekly basis to all project locations.
  • Contribute practically and by bringing new ideas for improvement of service delivery at field
  • Oversee, supervise and manage the performance of all project sits implementing GBV prevention activities including:
  • In center and outreach activities run by the Social Worker (SW) and other staff members in order to identify community members victims or at risk of violence and to provide information on services available.
  • To give more focus on GBV activities with the close coordination with field teams like MT for bringing improvement in GBV program of WRO.
  • Facilitation of community gender dialogues to prevent gender based violence in targeted sites.
  • Develop annual GBV prevention work plan
  • Monitor the implementation of GBV prevention work plan and produce quarterly reports.
  • Provide up- to date technical programmatic support in GBV prevention strategies and advise WRO on how GBV prevention can integrated across other multi- sectoral platforms implemented through WRO.
  • Document best practices lessons learned in implementing GBV integration activities in the project.
  • Maintain flexibility to take any added responsibility as and when needed.
  • Maintain flexibility to take any required work trips to WRO's projects, or offices at other cities and/or villages within Kurdistan Region, and outside in Iraq
  • Capacity building; is part and a parcel of the GBV technical officer responsibility:
  1. Project Staff:
  • Ensure the adoption of minimum standard required in and out centers were the activities are implemented.
  • Build project staff capacity in the term of SGBV/GBV in single and integration activities.
  • Provide clinical supervisions, coaching, mentoring, supervising to the staff involved in SGBV prevention and response activities.
  • Building on the practice procedures in place.
  • Provide regular internal trainings to the staff involved in SGBV prevention and response activities
  1. Community members and local NGOs
  • Provide trainings for community based trainers, Local NGOs staff on up- to date GBV prevention and response trends and practices.


  • Check and provide final versions of qualitative monitoring tools on the base of the data provided by WRO Social Workers/ Case workers.
  • Provide monthly reports to be validated by the Project Manager and other internal reporting .
  • Provide quarterly reports to be validated by the Project Manager / Senior management to be presented to the donor.
  • Provide input and reports for particular GBV related issues and sections of project proposal.  


Qualifications & Preferred Skills

  • Female applicants / international applicants
  • Advanced degree in gender studies, community Development, or public health,
  • At least 4 years professional work experiences, at least 2 years of which should be in GBV prevention and response.
  • Experience as a trainer with a strong track record of implementing training strategies and programs and working with community members at the grassroots level.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with SGBV prevention and health sector response.
  • Understanding and commitment to GBV, Child Protection and Protection SoPs and guiding principles.
  • Significant knowledge of SGBV issues relating to the regional/local context.
  • Knowledge on how to conduct awareness sessions and FGSs.
  • Expertise in conducting SGBV Trainings.
  • Experience working with international donor funded programs.
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, outlook).
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as a team member
How To Apply


Please submit CV and cover letter including earliest available start date and salary expectations to: Subject Line: GBV Program Supervisor _ Your Name. Please note applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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