Senior Manager, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), BRAC International At BRAC

Career with BRAC International

BRAC International is a leading non-profit organization committed to empowering people and communities facing poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice. Established in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, BRAC is the world’s largest non-governmental development organization, operating in 15 countries across Asia and Africa. With expertise in various programs including health, agriculture, microfinance, education, and youth empowerment, BRAC positively impacts over 100 million lives in the Global South.

Position Available:

Senior Manager, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), BRAC International

Role Overview:

This role is integral to BRAC International’s core program team. The Senior Manager for SGBV will focus on strengthening SGBV interventions across BRAC International programs and projects in various countries. Key responsibilities include supporting country program teams in developing GBV-related concept notes/proposals, providing technical support, capacity building, and ensuring quality implementation of SGBV activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop systems, tools, and guidelines to strengthen SGBV prevention and response activities.
  • Assess SGBV needs, design, budget, and integrate prevention and response initiatives across programs.
  • Provide hands-on technical support and supervision to country teams.
  • Engage in concept note/proposal development for GESI and GBV integration.
  • Lead capacity-building initiatives on SGBV prevention and response.
  • Establish monitoring systems to assess the impact and effectiveness of SGBV interventions.
  • Build relationships with government agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders for effective SGBV referral services.
  • Represent the organization in relevant forums, conferences, and meetings to advocate for SGBV issues.
  • Ensure the safety of team members and promote safeguarding standards.

Educational Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in social science, development studies, or related field, preferably in gender studies.

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with multicultural teams.
  • Commitment to quality and innovation in program design.
  • Adaptability to dynamic environments and changing priorities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Google online tools.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of development experience, with at least 3 years in implementing SGBV prevention and response activities.
  • Experience in Gender Equality, survivor-centered approach, and capacity-building initiatives.
  • Proficiency in project and partnership management.
  • Knowledge of international standards and best practices on SGBV.

Employment Details:

  • Employment type: Regular/contractual
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya

How to Apply:

  • External candidates: Apply through the provided link.
  • Internal candidates: Send CV with BRAC PIN to, mentioning the position name and AD# BI 11/24 in the subject line.
  • Application deadline: 17th February 2024

Safeguarding Policy:

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and disclosure of criminal records are part of the recruitment procedure to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.

BRAC is an equal opportunities employer.

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