Protection and Gender Assistant JOB AT WORLD VISION

Protection and Gender Assistant


Protection and Gender Assistant - Kyangwali
Position Protection and Gender Assistant - Kyangwali 
Report to: Protection and Gender Officer 
Location: Hoima District 
Back ground World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below. Purpose of the position: The Protection & Gender Assistant has a dual role of implementing the WFP Protection and Gender programme interventions, as well as ensuring protection and gender mainstreaming in the programme in the settlement. S/he will be responsible for initiating action in the areas of protection and gender, identify and deal appropriately with existing and emerging child protection and gender gaps/issues, at the FDPs/Settlement To provide technical support in relation to relevant protection and gender standards; mainstream, protection and gender in all food programming, and ensure adherence to protection minimum standards in humanitarian action (SPHERE Standards) and principles as well as the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse/Code of Conduct. Key Outputs/Responsibilities. Implementation of protection and SGBV standards at settlement level Ensure adequate documentation of daily protection and SGBV incidents within the food programme, Strengthen protection mechanisms in the Food programme, including a proper data management at settlement/ District level. Attend all food/Cash distributions to support field based protection and gender activities, monitor and report on emerging/changing protection and gender related issues; Establish a feedback and complaints mechanisms on SGBV and Child protection across the settlement. This will include documenting all SGBV cases reported and contributing to the SGBV database/information management system at district level. Compile and submit quality reports to FAO/Protection & Gender officer as directed. Ensure that all reports are highly accurate, comprehensive, well documented and will guarantee the credibility of the program

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