ActionAid International Nepal

GBV Programme Co-ordinator

ActionAid International Nepal

GBV Programme Co-ordinator

ActionAid is a global justice federation working to achieve social justice, gender equality and poverty eradication. ActionAid International Nepal (AAIN) is a member of the federation, working for human rights, anti-poverty and gender equality. It is a non-governmental social justice organisation established in 1982 and working locally in different provinces of Nepal. It is also a part of both national and global social justice movement and other civil society networks, alliances, and coalitions.

GBV Programme Co-ordinator

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GBV Programme Co-ordinator, ActionAid Ireland 
Salary: to be negotiated depending on experience, 5-year fixed-term contract. 
Location: Kenya, Nepal or Ethiopia with international travel  
Deadline: 12 noon Friday 10th March 2023 
Interview: to be held on Wednesday 12th April 2023 

ActionAid works with women and children who are excluded and live in poverty, as they take  the lead in claiming their human rights, and changing systems in society that are unjust. The  women in these communities take the lead - they decide their priorities, and we support them  as they engage with the rest of their community and the wider power structures in society, to  bring about change for the better that benefits the whole community. We also work together tohold our governments and international institutions to account, campaigning side by side to  achieve meaningful long-term change to create a more just and caring world. 

ActionAid Ireland’s strategy 2022-2027 is to create a just and caring world where women’s  human rights are respected through addressing the structural causes of Gender Based  Violence (GBV), promoting women’s leadership in humanitarian contexts and amplifying  feminist alternatives on economic and climate justice. ActionAid Ireland’s strategy also makes clear commitments to anti-racism, shifting power and decolonisation, embedding learning and evaluation and safeguarding. Human rights based approaches are at the heart of ActionAid’s work. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced programming advisor, with a strong understanding of international development programming addressing GBV and promoting women’s economic empowerment. This position is newly established within ActionAid Ireland and you will work as part of a passionate, committed programme’s team to deliver on our organisational Strategy. You will be committed to shifting power, locally led development and applying intersectional feminist approaches throughout programme and policy initiatives. 

You will have strong experience in GBV and gender transformative approaches and the ability to link this experience to relevant policy dialogues. You will play a key role in the design and implementation of high-quality programming, particularly in responding to, and addressing the structural causes of  GBV. Within our largest multi-country Women’s Rights Programme, you will be responsible for providing technical expertise and leadership in Ethiopia, Kenya and Nepal on approaches that prevent, mitigate, and respond to GBV - ensuring they are survivor centred. You will work closely with women’s rights officers and strengthen skills and knowledge across the programme in the areas of  GBV and women’s rights. You will coordinate learning and knowledge sharing among ActionAid staff and partners and support MEL systems to be rooted in gender and power analysis.  

You will be a champion for women’s and girls’ rights and passionate about feminist change and leadership. You will be an empathetic and supportive colleague, able to build trusting and authentic relationships with colleagues and partners. 

We are committed to continually improving the diversity of our workforce and therefore  encourage applications from people of colour, the LGBTQI+ community, the trans community,  and those with a disability.

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