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Sexual & Gender Based Violence Advisor

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 by British Red Cross

Not Specified United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
7 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Temporary
British Red Cross, Sexual & Gender Based Violence AdvisorLOCATION: London, UKCONTRACT: 2 Years Fixed Term ContractSALARY: GBP 38,000The British Red Cross (BRC) helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. We enable vulnerable people in the UK and abroad to prepare for and withstand emergencies in their own communities. Once the crisis is over, we help them in their recovery and rehabilitation.Are you interested and experienced in alleviating suffering and reducing risks of Gender Based Violence? Do you have hands on experience working in contexts of conflict on protection issues? Do you want to work as part of the biggest humanitarian organisation globally?We are looking for an experienced Sexual & Gender Based Violent Advisor (SGBV) based at our London Office.Reporting to the Head of Region for the Middle East, North Africa and Mediterranean (MENA) region, You will lead on British Red Cross's SGBV-focussed work in contexts of protracted conflict, in line with the new strategic priorities of the International Directorate as well as collaborate with others to mainstream SGBV prevention across our work.You will work across all regions covered by our International work, namely MENA Med, Africa and Asia. You will be responsible for providing technical expertise to regional teams and leading on the delivery of SGBV-focussed projects and research pieces, which will require extensive travels. In addition, you will be responsible for contributing to the development of the SGBV portfolio, especially in the MENA Med region. Further you will play a key role in guiding British Red Cross's work as part of the Protracted Conflict focus area of the new International Strategy.Key objectives within the overall purpose of the post will be:Strategic guidance for the SGBV in Protracted Conflict priority area (20%): provide expert advice to guide British Red Cross's strategic direction in relation to SGBV, monitor progress against the objectives of the International Strategy, and attend relevant coordination bodies of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.Programmatic/operational advisory support (40%): provide hands-on technical support to existing programmes focussed on SGBV in protracted conflict settings (conducting assessments, reviews and evaluation, programme design etc), and capacity building of BRC and relevant partner National Societies' staff members (tool development, training facilitation etc)Positioning and Fundraising for SGBV-focussed programmes, with a focus on protracted conflict contexts (20%): engage with the wider UK-based humanitarian sector around SGBV, contribute to the Movement's effort to position itself as a relevant actor on this topic, monitor fundraising opportunities and support regional team to develop funding proposals)Policy, advocacy and research activities related to SGBV (10%): work closely with the Humanitarian Policy team to monitor developments in this sector and develop key messages, lead on research projects, etcSGBV mainstreaming in humanitarian programmes and responses (10%): support the SGBV-related part of Diversity and Inclusion mainstreaming efforts across the International Directorate, ensure quality standards and minimum protection standards are met in British Red Cross's emergency responses, support HR on issues related to PSEA Applications close on Sunday 20 January 2019Fluency in English (written and verbal) is required and fluency in French is highly desirable.For further information please see the full Job Description To apply for this role please visit our website: For further information about this role or if you are unable to apply online please contact Gaelle Pertot, quoting reference REQAN.Please note that applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Successful candidates may be interviewed prior to the application deadline.British Red Cross reserves the right to close the advert as soon we get right candidates for the position.In the British Red Cross, we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes criminal records checks on all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives. We are committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture and experience. The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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