International Centre For Reproductive Health (ICRH) – KEN Vacancies: Program Officer Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV)

Position: Program Officer SGBV

Reporting to: SRH Thematic Coordinator

Application Deadline: 22nd January 2021



  • Coordinate and oversee day to day implementation of the study protocol for the Sexual Violence Study
  • Prepare detailed monthly, quarterly and annual work plans
  • Estimate resources needed to conduct activities as per the budget
  • Prepare materials for submission to the ethics committee. Such materials include the study protocol, data tools, consent forms and reports
  • Participate in authoring manuscripts for submission to peer reviewed journals and abstracts for conference presentation.
  • Assist PI and project staff authoring relevant sections of manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed journals


  • Coordinating interventions on sexual and gender based violence in Mombasa and Kilifi Counties.
  • Supervising clinical service providers and paralegals at the ICRHK/Coast General Teaching and Referral
  • Hospital Sexual and Gender Based Violence Center.
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and reports for submission to donors and other stakeholders
  • Oversee routing monitoring and evaluating of the project and make changes/modification to project implementation where appropriate, using an Implementation Research approach, in order to optimize outcomes and generate lessons on best practices
  • Conduct program assessment as appropriate to assess the transfer of knowledge and skills given to paralegals, the police, street and religious leaders, chiefs, community volunteers, CBOs and communities
  • Develop mobilization and advocacy materials for paralegals, the police, street and religious leaders, chiefs, community volunteers and CBOs
  • Coordinate regularly with partners in the SGBV and related marginalized persons networks • Participate in regional local and national networks addressing SGBV
  • Organize community dialogues for formation and sensitization on matters related to SGBV
  • Represent the organization in sub-national and national fora/committees on SGBV

Specific Requirements

  • Formal Education: University degree in gender studies, international development, social work or other social sciences, community health, international law, human rights or related fields. Degree in Law preferable.
  • At least 3 years of experience implementing and coordination of complex interventions and research.
  • Knowledge and understanding of sexual and gender-based violence issues
  • Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, tasks efficiently;
  • Exceptional poise and diplomacy in engaging with diverse communities and stakeholders and obtaining buy-in and commitment to support program objectives.
  • Ability to lead teams and mentor staff;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and strategic planning skills required;
  • Excellent time management skills and resourcefulness with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are required.

How to Apply

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