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Wed, 04/01/2015 - 00:00
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Job title: Field Officer
Organisation: ABAAD – Resource Center for Gender Equality
Job type: National and local associations
Nationality: lebanese
Location: Beirut
Working area: Bekaa (North, West and Central), and South
Job sector: Gender & Development
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Job specifications

ABAAD – Resource Center for Gender Equality
Job  Vacancy | Eight  (8) GBV Case Workers

Location: Beirut, Mount Lebanon, North (Akkar),

Bekaa (North, West and Central), and South

1 year (renewable) | Immediate Recruitment (3 months probation)


JOB TITLE: GBV Case Worker

LOCATION: Beirut, Mount Lebanon, North (Akkar), Bekaa (North, West and Central), and South

ABAAD PURPOSE: ABAAD aims at achieving gender equality as an essential condition to sustainable social and economic development in the MENA region. ABAAD has a proven record in working in addressing GBV in emergency settings. “Ending Gender-Based Violence: towards standardization and strengthening quality of services and direct response” is an initiative aiming at reducing the risks of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) through women, boys and girls empowerment and improving the quality of multi-sectorial assistance for women and girls survivors or at risk of GBV among the host and Syrian refugee population.


 The GBV Case Worker (GBV-CW) is responsible for ensuring that the Women & Girls Safe Space (WGSS) is a safe space for those seeking support. The GBV-CW will provide confidential case management and psychosocial support, as well as referrals to other service providers as needed. The GBV-CW will work with vulnerable women and girls, those at risk of GBV, and survivors of GBV. The GBV-CW is usually the first point of contact for those in need.


REPORTING LINES: Post holder reports to: Response Officer and WGSS Manager

Key responsabilites:


-        Provide direct support and counseling to vulnerable women and girls

-        Provide safe and appropriate case management and referrals to GBV survivors

-          Case management will include:

•  Assessment of needs
•  Developing an action plan
•  Implementing the plan
•  Appropriate following Case closure (if and when appropriate)


Monitoring & Reporting:

-        Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and 3-month work plans in a timely manner and incorporate manager feedback.

-        Support the maintenance of the ABAAD’s case management system and the GBV Information Management System.

-        Participate in weekly internal meetings and monthly team meetings to ensure adherence to standards of appropriate case management

-        Collect and manage data safely and ethically

-        Coordinate with and represent ABAAD at Working Group meetings



-        As requested undertake/participate in liaison, coordination, and information sharing activities with national NGOs, international organizations, donors and government


Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop

-        Continuously coordinate with field working groups for referral pathways in target areas

-        Develop and oversee activities to take place in WGSS

-        Make recommendations to WGSS Program Management team

-        Coordinate with other actors providing essential services including: health, legal, psychosocial, security, shelter, both internally and externally

-        Advocate with other organizations to ensure that survivor receives best possible care

-        Build capacity of other groups – particularly community groups – to provide quality GBV prevention and response

-        Ensure a safe and welcoming environment for those in center

-        Use a survivor-centered and community-based approach

-        Respect guiding principles of safety, confidentiality, non-discrimination

Key competencies:


-         Degree in social work

-        Knowledge of GBV prevention and response

-        Knowledge of case management principles

-        Strong case management experience based on survivor-centered approach

-        Experience working with refugees and other groups

-        Familiarity with GBV data collection system and safe and ethical guidelines

-        Ability to work with both adult and child survivors

-        Strong communication and interpersonal skills

-        Commitment to human rights and gender equality

-        Flexible pro-active attitude

-        Ability to work well as an individual and in a team

-        Ability to manage an unpredictable workload in a challenging environment

-        Ability to work across socio-cultural and religious contexts

-        Belief in ABAAD’s mission and vision

-        Respect for ABAAD Code of Conduct and its PSEA Policy

-        Languages: Fluency in spoken and written Arabic, clear and concise reporting in English is strongly preferred. French is a plus

-        Must be computer literate, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

Contract terms:


Interested candidates in this position should send their CV along with a cover letter, to and include the job title above in the email subject and cover letter by Wednesday, April 15th. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




ABAAD is an equal employment opportunity organization.


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