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GBV Officer - Turkey-Gaziantep

GBV Officer - Turkey-Gaziantep

IYD – Humanitarian Relief Association

Deadline for applications: 05/09/2022

Position: GBV Officer.

Location: Turkey-Gaziantep.

Working Area: Office.

About: IYD – Humanitarian Relief Association:

IYD is a Turkish, non-governmental, non-profit and has no political association working in various fields of humanitarian relief, development, and education.

IYD was established early 2013 in Turkey.

IYD was registered in 2014 with a license No. (34-203/022) and it has been working according to Turkish Organizations Law No. /5253/ under the name: ULUSLARARASI INSANI YARDIMLAŞMA DERNEĞI

IYD’s office are spread throughout Turkey and Syria as following:Turkey: Istanbul – Gaziantep.
Syria: Aleppo – Idleb.

IYD vision:

In science and work, pioneers in developing ways of life to draw smiles and instill hope.

IYD mission:

To provide the best services to develop the affected societies, meeting the basic needs according to the international standards and within a unique ethical methodology.

Our values:Respecting others

IYD strategic goals:Working on ensuring a decent life for all the affected people.
Rehabilitation and construction of the damaged infrastructure.
Securing the daily basic needs.
Raising and revitalizing the capacities of the Syrian Civil Society.


Job Title: GBV Officer.

Project / Department Title: Protection

Direct supervisor / Reports to: Gender and protection Senior Officer.

Job Purpose:

To support the protection program at IYD to implement the GBV program in WGSS. The GBV officer is responsible for all aspects of project implementation, including the preparation, planning, organization, coordination, and relations with members of the protection sector and local and international partners, and the documentation for all the steps to implement the project.
The scope of the work includes close coordination with counterparts and all stakeholders, including the team, partners, local community and representatives of the local council, and other NGOs.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage the project in order to meet its objectives within the logical framework, budget, and the allotted time frame.
Prepare, update, and implement project work plans and review progress monthly with input from the field and all team members.
Work on a holistic GBV program to be implemented in and around WGSS in the areas of the project targeting GBV survivors or at risk of violence.
Participate in developing the essential GBV tools and resources, GBV information materials, and PSS activities for women and girls in target communities, and support their implementation.
Capacity building related to GBV, Child protection to field staff.
Provide analysis of information and data to reporting requirements and assist in regular reporting for donors and internal reports as required.
Lead case review meetings with case workers and case conferencing meetings on a needed basis to troubleshoot more complex issues and ensure the best support for the survivor.
Supervise all GBV activities in WGSS. Manage GBV teams and follow up on the team performance.
Realize and write reports and provide inputs on GBV gaps and trends and technical sections for project proposals.
Provide technical support to maintain high-quality program inputs and outputs in the Protection / GBV in program implementation.
Provide regular internal training to the staff involved in GBV prevention and response activities.
Respect and apply all the PSEA principles and show high commitment to report any SEA action.
Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to applicable timeframes and formats.
Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly narrative reports on protection activities and submit them accordingly to the technical manager.
Develop and maintain appropriate communication with the team and other relevant stakeholders.
Raise awareness on reporting procedures and occasionally receive reports on Safeguarding issues, responding in accordance with the IYD policies and procedures, proving referral, or next steps advice and support.

Note: The above-mentioned key responsibilities/accountabilities are illustrative ones. Other future responsibilities/accountabilities may be assigned to the job depending on the department’s organizational chart.

Qualification (Education – Work Experience):

Essential:Bachelor’s degree in arts, law, literature, social sciences, psychology) or other related fields.
One year of professional experience in developing and implementing protection programming, preferably in the Syria crisis.
Excellent level in both English and Arabic.

Desirable:Three years of professional experience in developing and implementing protection programming, preferably in the Syria crisis.
At least two years of experience working in providing training courses on protection-related topics.

Core, Managerial and Technical Competencies:
Core Competencies:Communication
Planning and Organising
Stakeholder Orientation
Commitment to continuous learning
Technological Awareness

Supervisory – Managerial Competencies:Leadership
Building Trust
Managing Performance
Judgment and Decision-making
Empowering Others

Technical Competencies:Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Experience in women and girls’ empowerment, with a solid understanding and/or sensitivity to contextual and cultural differences.
A thorough understanding of project cycle management especially M&E processes, research, and reporting.
Knowledge of relevant programming, safe spaces, female education, maternal, child, and sexual reproductive health, violence against women, and vocational training, in accordance with IYD gender policy and IASC gender guidelines.
Demonstrated work experience in gender mainstreaming.
Good knowledge and experience of Project Management skills including basic administration, management, and evaluation.


Interested candidates should use the following link for registration

We are strongly encouraging females to apply for this position.

Compliance to Anti-Harassment, PSEA, and Child Safeguarding:Child abuse in all forms is unacceptable to IYD, which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas of its work. IYD is committed to ensuring a child-safe environment and is applying a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and exploitation.
IYD employees and related personnel must not under any circumstances take part in any form of discrimination, harassment, or abuse (physical, sexual or verbal), intimidation or exploitation, or in any other way infringe the rights of others inside or outside IYD.

General Information:Multi-sent CVs will be ignored (please send your CV only one time at a time).
No resume will be reviewed after the specified date for receiving CV’s to the announced vacancy.
IYD is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
IYD does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
IYD is not able to respond to every applicant individually due to the anticipated high number of applications.
IYD retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer a contract with a modified job description or for a different duration, or to offer a contract at a lower grade.

We thank all applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Shortlisting and interviews could be done before the application closing date.