GBV - Child Safeguarding and Gender Specialist

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  1. Main Tasks:


  1. AAP:
  • Facilitate feedback sessions with children or administering surveys to allow children to voice their needs and priorities.
  • Improve the awareness of affected children, young people on their rights and expected conduct of teachers and other humanitarian aid workers.
  • Conduct regular consultation session with children through active listening, child-friendly language and participatory facilitation.
  • ills with children and adolescents of different age groups.
  • Receive in-person complaints related to safeguarding breaches and SEA allegations and refer to the PSEA Focal point accordingly.
  • Develop information, education, and communication (IEC) materials, and disseminate child friendly key messages to explain and promote AAP.
  • Implement the feedback channels (quantitative, qualitative, and participatory data collection) and handle the overall feedback information management and reporting.



  1. Gender and adolescent girl's programming:
  • Provide technical support to Makani staff on the adolescent girls’ programming that includes: 1) implementation of girls’ life skills tailored package, 2) establishment of girls’ networks and 3) implementation of gender equality initiatives by the girls’ networks.
  • Rigorous follow up on the implementation of adolescent girls’ programming
  • Liaise between Makani partner and local women led organization in charge of girls’ network component.
  • Coaching to Makani staff implementing the adolescent girls’ programming with the support of relevant UNICEF staff and local women led organization working on establishment of girls’ networks


  1. GBV:
  • Set up a network of dedicated GBV focal points in MAKANI centers trained on GBV and capable of following up on daily basis on alignment of interventions with GBV principals.
  • Capacitate Makani partners on Gender Based Violence Safe Identification & Referrals for Girls at risk / survivors of GBV.
  • Liaise with GBV focal points in MAKANI centers on daily basis.
  • Liaise with GBV partners in the area to ensure linkages between adolescent girls’ package and GBV services where needed.
  • Coach Makani partners where needed on GBV oriented programing.
  • Ensure that GBV related procedures are adequate and applied through regular monitoring visits to the MAKANI centre in the governorate.


  1. PSEA and Child safeguarding:


Prevention of SEA and serious child safeguarding violations:

  • Conduct training and awareness-raising session on PSEA and Child Safeguarding for all personnel involved in the MAKANI program regularly.
  • Facilitate awareness-raising with child beneficiaries and their caregivers on PSEA and CS and the existing reporting channels.
  • Conduct activity level risk assessment before the start of any big activity that involves direct or indirect contact with children and their caregivers and propose mitigation measures.
  • Ensure that PSEA and Child Safeguarding policies and procedures are adequate and applied through regular monitoring visits to the MAKANI centre in the governorate.



  • Receive in person SEA and low/ serious child safeguarding allegations from children/ caregivers and MAKANI’s staff personal and coordinate age/ gender / disability sensitive response to the victims.
  • Notify the management about SEA cases and serious CS violations in line with the internal procedures of the organization.



  1. Profile:


  • University degree on gender, social work, child rights, minimum 2 years of experience.
  • Prior experience as a social worker, gender officer, child rights advisor.
  • 21+ years of age.
  • Previous experience as facilitator is a plus.
  • Preferably, facilitators should be from the community.
  • Should be motivated and flexible.
  • Should have good communication skills.
  • She should have basic knowledge of child protection and gender and should be a good model for youth and demonstrate maturity.
  • At least two references should be provided (former employer, first job: reference from other source such as school or community leader).


Competencies and Experiences

  • Proven integrity, objectivity, and professional competence
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and knowledge of cultural and gender issues; experience in GBV programming is preferred.
  • Fluent in Arabic and English
  • Demonstrated experience of working directly with local communities.
  • Proven communication skills




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Last modified: 
28 Mar, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Children & Youth, Education, Human Rights & Protection
Application Deadline:
Monday, 15 April 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Salary Range:
1200 to 1500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
Very Good
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • South Lebanon
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut