Alianza is responding to the needs of the population in Gaza and the West Bank through interventions focused on a multi-sectorial response to Gender Based Violence (GBV), which involves the provision of sexual and reproductive health services, psychosocial support, legal aid and monitored referral. The GBV strategy intervention additionally combines strong components on advocacy and communication on women´s rights, particularly the right to live free of violence, as well as awareness, empowerment and capacity building actions. This comprehensive intervention is currently being implemented through various projects located in the Gaza Strip and in the West Bank funded by OCHA, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation and other Spanish donors.
The GBV Coordinator will ensure a close and accurate technical and financial coordination of the interventions assigned and will contribute to strength the country strategy of Alianza within the local partners and the key stakeholders.
The interventions are framed as a coordinated contribution to the Strategic Response Plan of the Protection Cluster, as part of the Humanitarian Project Cycle (HPC) and aligned with the 2018 HRP. They respond to the identified outputs of the Response Plan, based on a joint need assessment, where GBV was identified as a priority protection issue, both in the West Bank (Area C) and in the Gaza Strip. Alianza is strongly engaged with the works of the cluster, actively participating and advising on key humanitarian topics.
It is expected that the projects will strengthen the existing GBV prevention and multi-sectorial response and to approach the GBV services to the population.
The Coordinator is expected to fulfil the following objectives and activities:
Project Cycle Management and Context/ Stakeholders Analysis
- – Ensure a proper planning of the interventions with local partners in accordance with donor regulations.
- – Supervision of the implementation of activities according to the existing work plan and direct implementation of some activities related to the interventions when required.
- – Perform the technical and financial follow up and reporting of activities in accordance with donor regulations.
- – Support to local partners and to the ApS Administration department in Jerusalem for the financial reporting of the activities and for the auditing requests.
- – Elaboration of periodic context and situational analysis or reports with emphasis on Humanitarian and/or Gender issues.
- – Development of new project proposals related to Women Rights, Humanitarian Action and/or development, to ensure continuation/sustainability of the interventions in the area.
- – Ensure the development of TORs, recruitment process and follow-up on consultants that may work in the strategy of intervention.
- – Develop an update of policies, laws and plans related to Gender and Humanitarian issues in OPT.
- – Support to other areas, when required, on the follow up and identification of programmes and projects related to Women Rights and Humanitarian-Gender.
Communication and Advocacy, Humanitarian Coordination and Representation of ApS
- – Active participation in the Cluster system, networks and platforms related to the intervention topics (Protection Cluster, GBV Sub-Working Group, initiatives related to the Standard Operational Procedures on GBV, and other coordination fora, like the AIDA Gender Subcommittee).
- – Institutional representation when required.
- – Maintain the Communications with target groups, partners and public institutions in Gaza.
- – Implement the internal communication policies and tools.
Capacity Building and Technical Assistance on Gender/SGBV
- – Ensure the development of ToRs, recruitment process and follow up for the external technical services needed for project implementation.
- – Provide support and technical, methodological assistance to local partners.
- – Support to the organization of forum, seminars and workshops for partners and other stakeholders.
- – Enhance ApS and partners capacity for gender-transformative program strategies.
- – Enhance organizational learning.
- – Update the local partners’ profiles, including challenges, next steps and potential new partners.
Security and Code of Conduct
- – Apply and adhere to the internal regulations in APS office in Palestine, including safety regulations.
- – Respect ApS’s code of conduct for the office.
REQUESTED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
- – An advanced degree in Humanitarian Action, Gender Studies, Human Rights or other related field.
- – Additional studies in gender and development, gender-based violence and humanitarian action.
- – At least 5 years of experience in Gender and Humanitarian projects in international NGOs, including technical and financial reporting in accordance with donor standards.
- – Demonstrated experience in project design, planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation, in particular from a gender perspective and human rights approach.
- – Knowledge of the Middle East with particular emphasis on gender-related issues.
- – Conflict sensitive approach.
- – Previous experience in crisis-security risks contexts.
- – Availability to travel, frequent travels to Gaza are required.
- – Both English/Spanish working command is compulsory, knowledge of Arabic is an asset.
- – Process facilitation skills, negotiation, influencing skills.
WORK CONTRACT AND CONDITIONS
- – Immediate deployment.
- – Labor Contract under ApS´s staff category “Coordinador/a Expatriado/a”, within salary scale range of a gross annual salary between 30,000 and 34,000€.
- – Estimated duration of the contract is 12 months, with 3 months probation period.
- – Based at ApS’s Jerusalem office but with regular travels to Gaza (it is estimated that 50% of his/her time will be in the Gaza) and West bank.
- – Costs of trips to Gaza are covered by ApS (meals, trip to Gaza and accommodation in Gaza, as per ApS standards).
- – No accommodation in Jerusalem is provided.
- – EU working permit needed.
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