Child Protection and Gender-Based Violence (CP/GBV) Officer

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Development and Project Management
Work place Kiremu Woreda in East Wollega, Oromia 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is an International Humanitarian Christian Organization whose objective is to provide holistic and integrated development and emergency response programs in the country. WVE Central Regional Office  h as an immediate opening for a person who fulfills the following qualifications.

Purpose of the position:

The child protection/GBV officer will be accountable for the planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of WVE supported emergency programming with focus on child protection and GBV and response. This work will be undertaken within the context of the broader WVE response to the IDP and humanitarian actions. The Child Protection/GBV officer will also support            the coordination of other emergency programming (health and nutrition) as relevant within the WVE response to emergency crisis work. 

Major Responsibilities :

  • Compiling and analyzing data, and related information on overall IDP, returnees and humanitarian crisis in the target area, with a specific focus on child protection/GBV, and prepare written inputs accordingly to inform effective program planning development and management.  
  • Undertakes regular protection service delivery for vulnerable women, girls and children to recover from the traumatized experience caused by conflict and forced displacements.  
  • Collect information; identify problems and constraints in order to ensure effective project delivery. Participate in meetings with relevant coordination forums, local authorities, other actors and donors to discuss and represent WVE’s work.  
  • Facilitate training for various community groups on relevant topics of child protection and gender based violence sector in partnership with civil society and government actors.
  • Monitor, analyze and evaluate project results to ensure achievement of project objectives and take corrective action when necessary.
  •  Ensure application of standards, guidelines and good practices for children and women protection in emergency related activities.  

Job Requirements

Qualifications Required: BA Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Public Health and relevant field of                                             social sciences

Experience :

  • At least 3 years of experience in Child Protection and GBV trainings and related areas, program/project development and management in emergency context is required.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing child protection and GBV trainings to a variety of stakeholders .
  • Direct case management and experience working with children, women and adolescents is an asset . Knowledge and experience on Gender Based Violence programming including prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse(PSEA) an asset.  

Additional Requirements :.

  • Extensive training in the fields of CP/GBV, pyscho-Social wellbeing, case management and application of international technical guidelines and standards in Child Protection and GBV.
  • Knowledge, skills of, and ability to implement integrated CP responses, including GBV.
  • Awareness of or interest in community based protection mechanisms.
  • Motor Bic Driving license is as an additional requiremen t

Language proficiency: 

  • Language Ability to communicate well in English & Local language Afan Oromo needed

Working Environment / Condition

Work environment :  Frequent travel to the project sites and to NO as needed

How to Apply

How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form (you can get this form from    ) and email on or before the closing date of this announcement to  [email protected]  and or via  Please indicate the position title and the place( Boset) on the subject line of your email.

World Vision has zero-tolerance towards abuse and exploitation of children and vulnerable adults. Every prospective employee, volunteer, and intern is obliged to comply with world vision’s child and adult safeguarding policy."


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