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mardi 6 février 2018

Recrutement EGPAF


Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)


Job Title: Gender Based Violence Technical Officer

Job openings: 01

Locations: Yaoundé

Reports to: Technical Director

Contract Duration: One year with possibility of extension

Terms of Offer: This position is remunerated on local terms. (for local candidates only)

"Sometimes in life there is that moment when it's possible to make a change for the better. This is one of those moments." -Elizabeth Glaser

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at over 5,500 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of over 1,000—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Project Manager, GBV Technical officer (GBV TO) shall provide overall leadership in organizing, implementing, coordinating, and supervising HIV/AIDS activities and programs addressing gender-based violence for both general and other at-risk populations in selected sites in the Yaoundé and Douala cluster. The GBV TO will be responsible for supporting the Project, meet the challenge of offering gender responsive programming, with a focus on helping our communities and the clinical providers offer compassionate care to GBV survivors. The incumbent shall hone the project focus on increasing gender equity in HIV/AIDS activities and services; reducing violence and coercion; addressing male norms and behaviors; Increasing women's legal protection.

Job Summary

Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Manager, the GBV TO will ensure the high technical quality of SGBV component under this Project. He/she will ensure the quality implementation of the SGBV and the inter - gender dialogue sessions, review the SGBV tools to be used at the project level, deliver awareness sessions to communities, local partners and MOH, Prepare the SGBV referral mechanism structure aligned with the PEPFAR Guidance and the Updated Gender Strategy. The GBV TO will also provide technical guidance to project teams and Ministry of Health departments that are implementing GBV-specific programs, and represent EGPAF's GBV work with external partners, donors and policy-makers at local, district, and national level

Essential duties:

  • Build the capacity of service providers in selected health facilities to provide compassionate, appropriate care to survivors of GBV throughout our health programs;
  • Build capacity of community base organization and other community stakeholders for complete involvement
  • Lead efforts to provide guidance and technical support that will result in development and implementation of high-quality SGBV/gender integration programs.
  • Assist Staff and MOH team to design, implement, and evaluate interventions addressing GBV and gender inequities using the best available evidence.
  • Train EGPAF staff and our MOH partners in how to work in GBV sensitive manners and to adopt a survivor-centered approach.
  • Train the field team on the referral structure to ensure that cases are referred within the programs or to external providers depending on the service needed.
  • Ensure that all programming incorporates a gender equity, conflict sensitivity, and environmental awareness lens with a 'do no harm' approach;
  • Work with EGPAF's quality assurance and improvement team to ensure standards related to compassionate care for survivors are regularly assessed.
  • Provide EGPAF's and service providers with technical assistance to make HIV/AIDS, & sexual and reproductive health programs more gender-sensitive and responsive to responsive to the needs of communities.
  • Develop inter gender dialogue tools and facilitate community efforts to address gender norms.
  • Improve program monitoring and evaluation by identifying and addressing gaps in data collection;
  • Review existing MOH GBV tools and develop new materials based on the program requirement
  • Develop tools and systems to ensure that program monitoring and reporting captures data necessary to assess any negative impacts of gender inequity on service delivery and access.
  • Demonstrate leadership by representing EGPAF on issues related to gender and GBV to a variety of audiences, including with implementing partners, policy makers, and coalitions at public events, meetings, conferences and other venues as appropriate


  • At least a University degree in Social Sciences, Health related or other relevant fields;
  • At least 3 years proven experience in implementation of GBV programming in HIV Programming; experience implementing GBV through local partners and providing technical support to partners;
  • Experience dealing with GBV cases and ensuring justice through collection of evidence and litigation cycle to conclusion;
  • Knowledge of the Law regarding GBV

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good Human Relations, Public relations and Communication skills
  • Proficiency in computer packages
  • Working knowledge of USG funded programs particularly through CDC mechanisms
  • Familiar with and experience working with Government bodies particularly, NACC and other MOH departments
  • Must understand PEPFAR /CDC Technical guidance requirements for HIV Programming for Gender-Based Violence
  • Dedicated team player with excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, report writing and analytical skills details oriented
  • Takes initiative and able to work without supervision in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
  • Must be perfectly bilingual (English and French Language)

How to apply

  • Applications will be considered until February 28, 2018.
Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

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