GBV Response Officer – (Chinkson and Darolabu)

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Social Sciences and Community, Community Service
East Hararghe(Chinkson ) and West Hararghe (Darolabu), Oromia 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description


Vacancy Announcement



Job Title:

GBV Response Officer (X3)

Reference number:


Vacancy posting date: 

July  19,2022

Closing Date:

July  29,2022

Duty Station:

Chinkson and Darolabu

Duration of Employment

Ten Month

Employment Type:

Fixed term


As per the organization scale


International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the website provided at the end of this document.  

Job Description

The GBV Response Officer will be responsible for providing technical support on case management for Women and Children Affair office and provide psychosocial support to vulnerable women, including survivors of GBV in targeted Chinkson and Darolebu  woredas. The GBV Response Officer will also oversee the women’s centers activities including psychosocial, recreational activities, and information sessions. The Response officer will work closely with IMC GBV prevention officer, Woreda WACO office and other implementing partners on supporting and assisting GBV survivors and vulnerable women and girls. She is also responsible to identify the gaps and area of support for WACO and report to GBV manger.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

-               Work closely with woreda administrative and WACO ( Women and Children Affairs Office ) office to map and find safe space for women and girls

-               Provide psychosocial support for GBV survivors and others vulnerable women and girls in WGSS after equipped by necessary material

-               Develop TOR and facilitate training on adapted cases management for Chinkson and Darolabu WACO office to respond a Case management

-               Provide technical support for WACO office on Case management

-               Develop GBV referral pathway with collaboration of other implementing partners

-               Develop TOR and facilitate training for front line health care providers and hygiene promotor in basic principle of supportive response to GBV survivors and referral pathway.

-               Work closely with women and children affairs office on providing of dignity kits for vulnerable women and girls

-               Work with coordination with other partners and Government for response of GBV survivors needs

-               Maintain records of activities and produce regular reports including weekly update success and lesson learnt

-               Create a positive working environment with other IMC sectors

-               Represent IMC in all GBV related meeting at woreda level 

Job Requirements

Job Requirement


·             Degree in social science including Social Work, psychology, Nursing, and Counselling preferred

·             Ability to communicate well in English as well as write clear and concise reports in English is a plus.

·             Ability to speak the local languages is a plus


·               Background in GBV, Human Rights and /or protection and GBV case management or counselling

·               Experience in providing/facilitating training related to GBV programming

·               Previous experience living in a hardship environment.

·               Only women applicants are needed


If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please notify International Medical Corps at   [email protected] .

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter by clearly stating the position that you are applying for and CV on   before July 29,2022

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Note : IMC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.


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