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Organizational Location


The GBV Coordinator is located in Sada’a hub and reports to the Head of Sada’a hub.



2.         Job Purpose


Under the direct supervision of Head of Sada’a, the GBV Coordinator works in close collaboration with UNFPA International Humanitarian Coordinator, Deputy Representative, Operations and Programme staff. The Humanitarian Officer follows up on day-to-day issues related to UNFPA GBV response in Sada’a to ensure consistent service delivery. The Programme Analyst supports the design, planning, monitoring and implementation of assigned projects, in coordination with the RH analysts and the different hubs.


3.         Major Activities/Expected Results


Under the direct supervision of the GBV Coordinator in consultation with The International GBV Coordinator and overall guidance of the Head of Sada’a hub the incumbent will be expected to perform the following functions:


GBV Coordination

  1. Leading the GBV working groups at the hub level
  2. Strengthening the coordination and information sharing Mechanism
  3. Strengthening the GBV assessments and information system
  4. Mainstreaming GBV into other cluster/sector
  5. Support the development of Interagency Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs);
  6. Strengthen the capacity of GBV partners;
  7. Influencing/ Advocacy


GBV Programme Support

  1. Mapping of available services and actors who can support GBV survivors, including in the health, psychosocial, legal and security sectors;
  2. Mapping of partners conducted in the hub, looking at the report and meet with partners at the governorate level to: Identify the weaknesses and the strengths of partners , Come up with actions to be supported from the national level;
  3. Coordinate with UNFPA partners at the field level on reporting for 3w’s and submit quarterly reports from hub level on the activities implemented by the partners identify the gaps and give appropriate recommendations.
  4. Support comprehensive multi-sectorial services for GBV survivors for prioritization in funding allocations at the hub level, proactively engage in the MIRA process to ensure attention to GBV issues and any other assessments so as to ensure GBV issues are included;
  5. Support and advocate for survivors’ access to multi-sectoral care in the health and psychosocial sectors through direct programming, referrals and community sensitization
  6. Collate all relevant secondary data to identify potential risks for GBV, including vulnerable groups and risk mitigation measures;
  7. Include locally-relevant items in dignity kits that may mitigate GBV risks; use opportunity of dignity kit distribution to promote GBV prevention messages and information on GBV services;
  8. Develop the capacities of actors to prevent and respond to GBV in line with global best practices;
  9. Collect and generate human interest stories including photos;
  10. Introducing and implementing Income Generating Programs to vulnerable women and girls HHHs;
  11. Use any opportunity to advocate for allocation of adequate resources to scale up UNFPA GBV programming



4.         Work Relations


The GBV Coordinator maintains collaborative relationships with all programme and operations staff at the CO, including the different hubs. Internal contacts include Deputy Representative, international Humanitarian Coordinator, International Operations Manager, the CO’s programme and operations team. External contacts include other UN agencies in country and counterparts in Country programme activities.



5.         Job Requirements



Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Preferably, a master’s degree in social science, humanitarian, demography or other related field. Bachelor degree may be considered on exceptional basis.
  • At least four years of progressive working experience in medicine, social science, humanitarian or demography; experience of working with the UN is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.)
  • Excellent report writing skills



  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN System
  • Embracing cultural diversity
  • Embracing change


Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results
  • Being accountable
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen
  • Thinking analytically and strategically
  • Working in teams/ managing ourselves and our relationships
  • Communicating for impact


Functional competencies

  • Ability to provide conceptual innovation to support programme effectiveness.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills;
  • Good networking and partnership building skills.




Fluency in English and Arabic is required.


How to apply:


Please submit your application through the below link not later than the deadline indicated in the Vacancy Announcement.