GBV Training Officer – RefuSHE

  • University
  • Full time
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Nairobi

Job Information

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    Salary Kenyan Shilling Confidential /
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Officer
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    Job Experience : 3 - 6 yrs
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    Job Qualifications Degree

Job Description

Job Description

In 2008, they launched RefuSHE, then Heshima Kenya, in that vision. Anne & Talyn founded RefuSHE as an innovative solution within the global refugee crisis – an organization built on the principle that every young woman deserves opportunity.


The Gender Based Violence (GBV) Training Officer would be responsible for all capacity building trainings related to gender-based violence prevention and response. S/he should be an experienced technical expert in gender-based violence prevention and response, and be comfortable leading trainings to community-based organizations and other community level structures. S/he should have ample experience leading capacity building trainings, developing curriculum, and working on training-focused programming.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead all program training activities to community-based structures related to gender-based violence prevention and response
  • Develop high quality training curriculum on GBV
  • Participate in and/or lead community events that create awareness of or address GBV
  • Lead the capacity building assessment for community-based structures as it relates to GBV understanding, knowledge, and gaps
  • Coordinate across teams and organizations to develop and implement GBV training schedule
  • Provide technical assistance as new gaps in GBV understanding emerge among community-based structures
  • Participate in periodic, multi-disciplinary program reviews to identify challenges, opportunities, and needs of the program as it relates to GBV training and knowledge sharing
  • Support the adherence to relevant monitoring and compliance mechanisms, including SOPs, contribution to the PSEA monthly reports
  • Any other lawful duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or other relevant field from a recognized and reputable institution is required
  • At least 3 – 5 years of direct experience in gender-based violence prevention and response
  • Demonstrated and significant experience in capacity building and/or training at the community level
  • Must have experience developing training curriculum and manuals
  • Demonstrated experience working across teams, departments, and organizations to schedule and implement activities
  • Comfortable and experienced working in fast-paced environments with tight timelines and little room for error
  • Proficient in program data collection
  • Experience working with highly vulnerable populations in required; experience working with refugees, conflict and post-conflict communities is an added advantage.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong writing abilities for training manuals
  • Detail oriented, high energy, and strongly self-driven
  • Commitment to RK’s safeguarding and other policies on child protection
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