Job Opportunity : Gender-based Violence Analyst

Job Opportunity : Gender-based Violence Analyst

National Gender-based Violence Analyst


Job title:                                             Gender-based Violence Analyst

Level:                                                  NOA

Position Number:                              162020

Location:                                            Douala

Full/Part time:                                   Full time

Fixed term/Temporary:                    Fixed Term Appointment (FTA)

Rotational/Non Rotational:              Non Rotational

Duration:                                           1 year with possible renewal

The position

The National Gender-based Violence (GBV) Analyst will work in close collaboration with the Humanitarian coordinator and the GBV/Gender Specialist. She/He will support the planning, implementation and monitoring of “Provision of integrated lifesaving Gender Based Violence services including COVID-19 prevention and protection to vulnerable IDPs and host communities in the North West, South West, West and Littoral regions in Cameroon” project. She/he will be part of the UNFPA Programme team and work in collaboration with relevant colleagues and create synergies between the development nexus and humanitarian response.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose

UNFPA is working to intensify and improve the quality of its contribution to the humanitarian crisis in the North West, South West, Littoral, West and Far North Regions.

UNFPA’s Country Programme Document comprises work in four key components: sexual and reproductive health (SRH), adolescent sexual reproductive health (ASRH), and gender and population dynamics. These components reflect the need for supporting the government at various levels to deliver on Country Programme. There are ongoing humanitarian crises in the North West, South West, Far North and Eastern Regions of Cameroon. To address these crises, UNFPA Cameroon has put in place a humanitarian response program to complement the efforts of the broader UN response. This position falls mainly under the project“Provision of integrated lifesaving Gender Based Violence services including COVID-19 prevention and protection to vulnerable IDPs and host communities in the North West, South West, West and Littoral regions in Cameroon” .

You would be responsible for:
  • Ensure that the minimum standards for Prevention and Response to Gender-based Violence are implemented in the ECHO Project
  • Provide guidance and support to implementing and operational partners on Humanitarian Guiding Principles, GBV Case Management, PSEA, Safe Referral and other key responses to GBV in the humanitarian setting
  • Supervise and follow up the utilization of dignity kits
  • Support capacity building of implementing partners on GBV prevention, mitigation and response
  • Undertake analysis of trends, gaps and challenges in addressing major issues in GBV in emergency settings; provide regular feedback to the Humanitarian Team on changing humanitarian dynamics at the regional level
  • Contribute to planning, communication, data collection, needs assessment to inform concept notes , planning and programming
  • Monitor, evaluate and report overall achievements of technical indicators in the UNFPA GBV program, including data in both the development and humanitarian settings
  • Assist in advocacy by preparing relevant documentation, (i.e. project summaries, briefing notes, conference papers, donor profiles and participating in donor meetings and public information events)
  • Report monthly on progress on the ECHO project, which include updates on the situation and emergency human security issues
  • Perform other relevant duties and assist with other GBV tasks as required from the country office.
Qualifications and Experience:


Master’s degree in Gender, Psychology, Social Work, Law, Public Health or Medical Sciences.

Knowledge and Experience
She/he will have a minimum of 3 years of progressively relevant experience implementing the minimum humanitarian standards for Prevention and Response to Gender-based Violence and liaising with counterparts in SRH and other cross-cutting sectors.
The candidate will be experienced working with government institution and donor organizations and be familiar with cross-cutting issues on populations, sexual reproductive health, and youth. Familiarity with UNFPA/UN country operations and procedures is an asset.
Being familiar with the geographical, social and cultural environment of the Littoral, West, North West and South West of Cameroon and fluent in Pidgin is an asset.

Fluency in English is required; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French is desirable.


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