Job at ARC : SGBV-PROTECTION MANAGER (Deadline: 25 November 2017)

Job at ARC : SGBV-PROTECTION MANAGER (Deadline: 25 November 2017)

Job at ARC : SGBV-PROTECTION MANAGER (Deadline: 25 November 2017)


ARC seeks to work with partners, communities and displaced persons and refugees, in all therefugee sites in Rwanda to address risk of SGBV – through prevention and mitigation strategies and promoting resilience, and strengthening national and community-based systems that will prevent and mitigate SGBV. The program will also enable survivors and those at risk of SGBV to access care and support. ARC will support local and national capacity to create lasting solutions around SGBV.

ARC islooking for qualified, self-driven and committed individuals to be part of and contribute to accomplishing this NEW ambitious and exciting project – in the position of SGBV-Protection Manager. This position is full time, based in ARC main office Kigali/Rwanda, with frequent travel to the field sites.


Key responsibilities:

  • Overall national lead for the SGBV & Protection program, and responsible for delivery of the program – planning, implementation, budget management, quality control and standards, documentation and reporting.
  • Supports, mentors, and supervises SGBV- Protection coordinators, who are the program leads, in respective field sites; including performance management.
  • Ensures program quality and compliance in line with international standards and best practices.
  • Coordination of program partnership, stakeholder engagement, including ensuring effective strategies for engagement of local partners and community members, particularly women and girls, in all aspects of design, implementation, and monitoring in order to maintain inclusive programs, contextual relevance, and sustainability
  • Reports to Country Programmes Coordinator

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, Law or related fields (e.g. Gender studies, Psychology) required.
  • Six years’ direct experience and at least 3 yearsdirectly managing large or national level GBV prevention and response programs in emergency and post conflict environments required. Experience in senior GBV advisory roles will be considered.
  • Solid and clearly demonstrated project cycle, people and supply chain management skills and experience required.
  • Familiarity with effective community mobilization techniques and social change approaches, such as Raising Voices SASA! Required.
  • Excellent communication skills, with good spoken and written English required. Computer competence.


Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor – via email to [email protected] with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 25th November, 2017 at 17:00hrs. Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


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