Job Purpose:

The GBV Coordinator’s duties include liaison and coordination with other organizations, capacity building, analysis of risks and priorities, including protection analysis, strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation. The coordinator will use the IASC Guidelines for Integrating GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings and companion materials to support sectors in the integration of GBV interventions in their work and the Handbook for Coordinating Interventions in Humanitarian Settings to facilitate planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of GBV initiatives.


Advanced university degree in law, international relations, international law, human rights or related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least 7 years of experience, with progressive responsibilities, in humanitarian protection in complex emergencies.
  • Demonstrable experience in working in gender-based violence programming and/or coordination. Knowledge of humanitarian emergency operations and roles/responsibilities of humanitarian actors.
  • Group facilitation skills and experience.
  • Experience in conducting trainings
  • Experience in conducting protection analysis in complex emergencies.
  • Commitment to a survivor-centered approach in the response to GBV.
  • Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to respectfully and carefully confront and discuss sensitive issues with a wide range of actors, groups and individuals. Sensitivity to and respect for a range of cultural beliefs.


    Proficiency in English oral and written is a must. Working level of Arabic is desirable.

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