Protection Program Officer (Reporting)

By Thursday July 4th, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Gaziantep
  • July 31, 2024
Job Purpose

IhsanRD is looking for a dedicated and skilled GBV and Safety Audit Officer to join our team in Turkey. The officer will help ensure the safety and well-being of vulnerable groups, especially women and children, in various settings. The ideal candidate should understand GBV issues, know safety audit methods, and have experience working with different communities.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and apply safety audit procedures and tools, including Kobo tools.
  • Plan and select locations for safety audits with partners and other groups.
  • Train staff, volunteers, and community workers on safety audit methods.
  • Work with (GBV AoR, Protection cluster, WASH, CCCM, FSL, Shelter/NFIs, Education, Health cluster, NGOs, WLOs, and community leaders) to carry out safety audits.
  • Check and improve safety audit procedures for GBV SC members.
  • Create infographics for safety audits.
  • Represent GBV AoR and IhsanRD in other groups to ensure safety audit recommendations are followed.
  • Review and monitor safety audits done by GBV SC members.
  • Write and organize audit findings and reports.
  • Confirm safety audit results with partners and work with other groups to implement recommendations.
  • Prepare and present technical reports to GBV AoR and other groups.
  • Represent IhsanRD in forums, conferences, and meetings to support survivors’ rights and promote GBV prevention.

Note: the above-mentioned key responsibilities/accountabilities are illustrative ones. Another future responsibilities/accountabilities may be assigned to the job depending on the department organizational chart.


Qualification (Education/Work Experience)
  • Education: University degree in gender studies, social anthropology, law and women’s rights, sociology, or a related field.
  • Experience: At least 2 years of progressively responsible professional experience in GBV prevention and response programs, preferably in humanitarian or development settings, including information management, data analysis, and needs assessments.
  • Knowledge: Strong understanding of gender dynamics, human rights principles, and international frameworks related to GBV.
  • Analytical Skills: Proficient in both quantitative and qualitative analysis, visualization methods, and software. Ability to produce and disseminate regular information management products tailored to various audiences.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in Excel, Kobo, data analysis tools
  • Communication Skills: Demonstrated ability in communication, training, and mentoring both GBV and non-GBV specialists in GBV and safety audit information management standards and principles.
  • Coordination Skills: Strong interest and motivation for coordination between GBV AoR members and other stakeholders.
  • Languages: Fluency in Arabic and English. Knowledge of Turkish is an asset.
  • Work Ethic: Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment: Dedication to IhsanRD’s mission and values, including gender equality, social justice, and human rights.


Core & Managerial Competencies
  1. Core Competencies:
§ Communication § Teamwork
§ Planning and Organizing § Accountability
§ Creativity Stakeholders Orientation
§ Commitment to Continuous Learning § Technological Awareness.


  1. Managerial Competencies:
§ Leadership § Building trust
§ Vision § Managing performance
§ Empowering others § Judgment/decision-making.


2.Technical Competencies:

§  Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook email, internet). § Experience in working in a conflict/post conflict environment.
§ Knowledge of civilian protection and ‘do no harm’ principles.


IhsanRD is committed to protecting our staff and the communities we work with from abuse and harm including sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

All staff are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct and the IASC 6 core principles.

IhsanRD Has a zero-tolerance policy towards any behavior that violates its code of conduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation, abuse, as well as lack of integrity, corruption, and fraud. IhsanRD also adheres to strict safeguarding principles.



IhsanRD shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs.

Interested applicants should submit their applications before the application closing by the end of 31.07.2024, and must include the following:

A curriculum vitae.
The contact details for two references (one of them should be a current employer.)

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Unsuccessful applications will neither be acknowledged nor returned. Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

“Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.”

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