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Vacancy id VAC-9707
Job title VAC-9707 National Case Management and GBV Officer
Location Kismayo
Apply by 11-May-2023
Start date 01-Jun-2023
Duration 3 months
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification Master’s in Masters or Equivalent or higher in Psychology or Social work or Related field from an accredited academic institution (essential).
Master’s in Completed University degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 4 year/s of demonstrable relevant Women & Child Protection experience (essential).
Minimum of 4 year/s of demonstrable relevant Gender Programmes experience (essential).
Minimum of 4 year/s of demonstrable relevant Gender Violence experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in Africa (essential).
Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in Somalia (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).
Fluent in Somali (essential).

Job description

CTG overview CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

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Overview of position Our client Disengagement, Disassociation, Reintegration and Reconciliation (DDRR) programme is a key component of client’s peacebuilding and stabilization portfolio that aims to increase Somalia’s resilience to destabilizing conditions and build national capacity towards sustained peace. The programme aims to contribute to peace and improved security in Somalia through supporting the Federal Government of Somalia’s (FGS) National Programme on the Treatment and Handling of Disengaged Combatants and Youth at Risk (National Programme).

Our client has been supporting the FGS in its implementation of the National Programme through a four-pillared approach that reframes traditional DDR in terms of Disengagement, Disassociation, Reintegration and Reconciliation (DDRR). As part of the support provided in Transition Centres across three regions in Somalia, beneficiaries receive regular psychosocial counselling, skills-building, GBV and CRSV services, case management and support with reaching out and reconciling with family and community members. Our client is recruiting a Case Management and GBV Supervisor to support the National Case Management Officer and WPS Officer on the maintenance of a comprehensive case management programme in Female and Male Rehabilitation Centres and Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and support all GBV/CRSV cases. The Consultant is responsible for technical supervision and training of social workers in rehabilitation centres and CBOs in the project location. This position will be under the overall supervision of the DDRR Programme Coordinator and the direct supervision of DDRR Project Officer (Women, Peace, and Security) and National Case Management Officer.

To successfully fulfil the listed duties, the selected candidate will work closely with the M&E and education teams and other client technical leads to ensure linkages and effective implementation of project activities in a manner that is gender responsive.

Role objectives
  • Supervise and mentor social workers and build their technical capacity through individual and group training.
  • Work with social workers to ensure that case files are maintained properly with respect to confidentiality requirements, ensure all active case files are reviewed bi-weekly and provide regular feedback to the social workers.
  • Assess beneficiary condition and needs upon enrolment and assign case workers based on the individual needs of beneficiaries.
  • Provide direct case management to complicated cases and GBV/CRSV cases.
  • Work with the National Case Management Officerto facilitate trainings/workshops on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services (MHPSS) and gender responsive programming.
  • Respond to caseworkers’ emotional reactions to the effects of case management working with both defectors and GBV survivors.
  • Work with National National Case Management Officerand DDRR Women, Peace & Security Officer to adjust the Case Management Programme based on continuous assessments from case management unit and feedback from beneficiaries with a particular focus on gender specific adjustments in service.
  • Compile and review data submitted by social workers, write reports, meeting minutes, and ensure these are completed and delivered in a timely fashion to the National Case Management Officerand WPS Officer.
  • Provide interpretation and written translations of case management documents as assigned.
  • Coordinate with protection programs such as GBV working group cluster and regularly update the referral pathways
  • Split working week between Male Centre and Female centres for the purpose of providing support to both male and female beneficiaries and social workers.
  • Facilitate weekly Case Management team meetings and participate in DDRR meetings and other meetings as assigned.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisors
Project reporting Under the overall supervision of the DDRR Programme Coordinator and the direct supervision of DDRR Project Officer (Women, Peace, and Security) and National Case Management Officer. 
Key competencies The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

VALUES – All our client staff members must abide by and demonstrate these five values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
  • Integrity and transparency: Maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
  • Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
  • Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

CORE COMPETENCIES – Behavioural indicators – Level 2

  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.
  • Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES – Behavioural indicators – Level 2

  • Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the Organization’s vision. Assists others to realize and develop their leadership and professional potential.
  • Empowering others: Creates an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Building Trust: Promotes shared values and creates an atmosphere of trust and honesty.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: Works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
  • Humility: Leads with humility and shows openness to acknowledging own shortcomings.
Team management This role has no team management responsibility
Further information
  • Demonstrable experience in clinical social work.
  • Previous experience working with Youth at Risk and/or the return and reintegration of at risk groups a considerable advantage.
  • Experience in managing/supervising a team and able to work with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Experience working with youth and vulnerable groups.
  • Experience in protection is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with government partners, especially the FGS and FMS governments.
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
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