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GBV Prevention Training Consultant on Sasa! Together Methodology

PURPOSE OF THE CONSULTANCY:

The purpose of the consultancy is to build the capacity of HIAS Kenya GBV staff on SASA (Start, Awareness, Support, Action) Together methodology of GBV Prevention.

METHODOLOGY AND SCOPE OF WORK

 In close co-ordination with HIAS, the consultant will implement the following tasks:

Design the training resources:

  1. Develop the training content for staff to be delivered through interactive activities, methodologies and discussions.
  2. Draft the methodology and training schedule and submit to HIAS for review and approval. 
  3. Finalize the methodology and training schedule as approved by HIAS.

Conduct the staff training.

  1. Conduct the training; based on the approved methodology and training/ schedule,
  2. Conduct an evaluation of the training.
  3. Report writing

Prepare a training report and share with HIAS Kenya as per agreed timelines.

EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES:

The following will be the expected deliverables and outputs of the consultancy:

  • Work plan for developing the training, and proposed methodologies.
  • Evaluation report of the training and the trainer/facilitator
  • A final process report on the consultancy
  • Soft copies of all presentations and training notes.
  • Tools for measuring training outcomes e.g., pre and post-test, questionnaires, training evaluation forms etc.
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TIME FRAME

The overall consultancy is expected to cover a duration of 14 working days including the preparation phase, (sharing training agenda and content with HIAS team for reviews). The Consultant should be able to undertake some of the tasks concurrently to fit within the planned HIAS work plan and timeframe, without compromising the quality of work expected. 

HIAS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

  • Overall coordination of all the consultancy needs and tasks with the Consultant.
  •  Technical and operational support required throughout the training process. 
  • Technical review of all training content, tools and reports.
  • HIAS will also oversee the coordination and logistics of the trainings.

THE CONSULTANT WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

  • Developing of training resources, reviewing existing information, preparing training outlines and objectives.
  • Developing  an appropriate methodology for the training. This should be participatory and empirical, for HIAS staff to gain and apply new skills and knowledge on the contemporary evidence based GBV prevention methods.

CONSULTANCY COMPETENCIES, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Consulting firm or individual with rich experience in GBV evidence-based prevention interventions. This includes specific experience with primary prevention activities designed to address root causes of GBV and gender inequality.
  • Prior experience in developing participatory training resources and completing trainings.
  • A certified TOT on SASA, a team leader preferably with a graduate degree in social science or related discipline with extensive knowledge and experience in Evidence Based GBV prevention and Behavior Change Communication
  • Experience in working in Humanitarian sector and with refugees in urban setting preferably in Kenya.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND REQUIREMENTS

Qualified and interested parties are asked to submit the following:

  • Letter of interest in submission of a proposal.
  • A detailed technical proposal, with budget, clearly demonstrating a thorough understanding of the Terms of Reference and including but not limited to the following;   
  • Consultant/Company Profile
  • Demonstrated previous experience in similar assignments and qualifications outlined in this ToRs. Please attach a previous training report where applicable.
  • Team composition and level of effort of each proposed team member and include CVs of each team member.

Temporary Gender & GBV Officer

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Implement and monitor Gender Based Violence prevention and response activities/interventions for the urban refugee community.
  • Contribute to the establishment of community-based prevention mechanism, risk mitigation strategies and support for the vulnerable persons of concern including survivors of GBV.
  • Support the implementation of safe spaces to women and girls build peer support networks to enhance their economic and social assets.
  • Contribute to the design of new ways of engaging men in ending violence against refugee women and girls.
  • Support Gender-based violence survivors received at HIAS offices and identified in the refugee community through the provision of survivor centered case management services to respond to the needs of clients, provide them information and resources to access services and make appropriate referrals to other service providers if required.
  • Conduct timely Follow up on referrals and action plans, and support services provided to GBV survivors, ensuring that the survivors receive the assistance recommended.
  • Support qualitative assessments through Focus Groups Discussions/ Tango talks to better understand the risks of GBV and map out service support structure for GBV survivors, 
  • Engage with the refugees’ community representatives to understand needs and gaps in Gender-based violence programming with a priority focus on the voices and leadership of survivors.
  • Participate in capacity building initiatives for staff, partners and other stakeholders to create awareness, ensure quality and comprehensive delivery of project activities.
  • Closely work with GBV Associates, community outreach workers to ensure that best practices on GBV are respected and the international standards are met in responding and preventing GBV.
  • Plan, attend and facilitate monthly meetings with community leaders, support groups and other stakeholders on GBV Prevention and Response 
  •  Ensure community members are mobilized to participate in anti-GBV activities and awareness campaigns.
  • Organize, attend, and/or facilitate workshops and Training of Trainers sessions for community workers, support groups and agency workers. 
  • Contribute in the development of project proposals, concept notes for the GBV department.
  • Participate in research on good programming practices on GBV prevention and response issues.
  • Ensure ongoing maintenance/update of GBVIMS (Gender Based Violence Information Management System) and preparation of qualitative reports on GBV Program
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Gender Studies, Community Development Studies, Social Science and/or other related fields of study
  • Minimum of 2 years previous job experience related to GBV response.
  • MUST have in-depth knowledge and experience in Refugee Protection
  • Demonstrated experience working directly with refugees who are survivors of GBV
  • MUST have an in-depth technical expertise on Gender Based Violence related issues, response and prevention and a demonstrated understanding of a survivor-centered approach. .
  • MUST have experience with operationalizing GBV principles, knowledge of international humanitarian standards for GBV prevention and response.
  • Experience working with GBVIMS preferred (Gender Based Violence Information Management System)
  • Experience in grant writing in the humanitarian sector.
  • Strong computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office,
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. 
  • Knowledge in Accountability to Affected Populations 
  • Knowledge in PSEA 

How to Apply: 

Closing:  19th June 2023

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