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  • Posted: Jul 16, 2021
    Deadline: Jul 26, 2021
  • LVCT Health is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001. We are driving Kenya towards HIV prevention, with an ultimate goal of reducing HIV infections to zero. We offer integrated HIV services through development of models that are scaled up to the national models. We also carry out sexual and reproductive ...
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    Technical Officer – Gender & Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

    REPORTING TO: Senior Technical Advisor - GBV
    LOCATION: Coast Region

    Job Purpose

    The Technical Officer – Gender Based Violence will be responsible for implementing, coordinating with counties and training county staff and program staff and programmatic expertise to the Gender Based Violence (GBV) program and related work at LVCT Health while ensuring alignment to the organization’s strategy and respective projects goals as agreed on with donors. Responsible for implementation, coordinates with counties, trains county staff and program staff and ensures reports are done etc. and to ensure proper planning and coordination of program activities to ensure achievement of targets and intended impact.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Contribute to the development/establishment of GBV program goals, objectives, strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting.
    • Ensure the efficient implementation of activities and the timely reporting of those activities to the organization and donors.
    • Develop, implement and train on Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines relevant for GBV programing at various levels.
    • In liaison with Monitoring & Evaluation and other program teams, develop tools for collecting GBV data and facilitate analysis.
    • Lead development of donor deliverables and other reports and ensure that they are of high quality, timely and are results-oriented.
    • Participate in relevant National and County forums to provide technical assistance for the GBV agendas and share LVCT Health experiences and learning.
    • Evaluate GBV program effectiveness and determine corrective action as-needed to improve goal achievement.
    • Identify lessons learned and best practices for external application and dissemination.
    • Develop and maintain strong working relationships and collaborations with other implementing and technical partners including the Ministry of Health, partners, donors, clients and other stakeholders as required.
    • Represent the organization in public and professional circles, locally and internationally through meetings, conferences and presentations relevant to GBV areas of work.
    • Ensure GBV programme compliance with donor and organization rules and regulations.
    • Provide guidance, technical support and build capacities of program staff and partners on GBV matters and advise on technical issues.
    • Contribute to the project and GBV program knowledge management system.
    • Participate in developing policies and guidelines to integrate gender and GBV into HIV/AIDS HIV Prevention & Treatment, FP/ RMNCAH and Nutrition.


    • Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Gender Studies, International Development or related Degree.
    • A minimum of 5 years’ working experience in program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation implementing gender-based violence interventions.
    • Demonstrated experience of GBV response and prevention programming as well as in managing an integrated approach to supporting survivors of GBV, including the clinical, psychosocial, legal and advocacy components.
    • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level colleagues, particularly interacting productively, proactively, and comfortably with Government agencies, NGOs, private sector groups, donors and community stakeholders.
    • Must have a proven track record of building teams and fostering collaboration in order to achieve goals, meet milestones and produce high quality deliverables.
    • Track record of strong commitment to sharing knowledge, documenting experiences, supporting creative initiatives and sharing credit.
    • Demonstrated experience in program management and administration and contract compliance.
    • Demonstrated experience in conducting research studies on GBV will be an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest indicating Salary history and expectations to [email protected] clearly indicating the position applied for and reference number as the subject. Applications should reach us NOT later than 26th July 2021

    Note; Qualified Internal candidates are encouraged to apply.

    LVCT Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    LVCT Health DOES NOT charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process, neither does it ask for information on applicants' Bank Accounts.

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