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Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00
Job key data
Job title: Program/Project Officer
Organisation: ABAAD – Resource Center for Gender Equality
Job type: National and local associations
Nationality: lebanese
Location: Beirut
Working area: Beirut based with regular travel to Mount Lebanon, North (Akkar), Bekaa (North, West and Central), and South
Job sector: Human Rights
Deadline: April 29, 2015
Job specifications

ABAAD – Resource Center for Gender Equality
Job  Vacancy | Response Program Officer
1 year (renewable) | Immediate Recruitment (3 months probation)

JOB TITLE: Response Program Officer

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.

JOB PURPOSE: The Response Program Officer is responsible to oversee the work of the GBV Case Workers regarding the provision of quality efficient case management and psychosocial support services, as well as referrals to other service providers as needed.

REPORTING LINES: Post holder reports to: Women and Girls Safe Space Manager

Key responsabilites:


-  Oversee the work of GBV Case Workers in providing direct support and counseling to vulnerable women and girls;

-  Ensure the provision of quality case management;

-  Ensure that all the services offered are in compliance with standards and tools.

Monitoring & Reporting:

- Prepare and submit to the Women and Girls Safe Space Manager the monthly and 3-month work plans in a timely manner;

- Receive, review, analyze and compile reports received from the field;

- Provide on the job coaching to case workers in the field;

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

- 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:

- Continuously coordinate with GBV Case Workers and field working groups for referral pathways in target areas;

- Make recommendations to WGSS Program Management team.

Key competencies:


- MA in social work or a BA with at least 5 years experience

- 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

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

- 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 29th,2015. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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