Chemonics seeks an Access to Justice Team Lead for the anticipated USAID Women’s Access to Justice and Protection/GBV (Himaya) Activity in Jordan. This $25-50 million five-year project will aim to enhance the availability and quality of essential protection and services for survivors of violence. This will be achieved by (1) strengthening human resource capacity for medical, legal, judicial, police, and social work professionals; (2) enhancing institutional and operational capacity for judiciary, police, and civil society organizations; and (3) improving legislation, policy framework, and protocols for protection and responses to violence.
The Access to Justice Team Lead will oversee all activities that are aimed at improving judiciary infrastructure and police infrastructure while simultaneously advancing the protocols for the protection of survivors. This position will be based in Amman, Jordan. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
- Provide strategic guidance and oversight on the execution of interventions that advance efforts to improve the capacity of judiciary, policing, and legal organizations and professionals to manage and prosecute cases of violence
- Develop and manage productive working relations with judiciary and legal professionals, and maintain effective coordination with other donor and international organizations’ activities and programs across relevant technical sectors, including gender rights/equity and service delivery
- Work with monitoring and evaluation and reporting specialists to produce reports and deliverables
- Supervise and provide overall direction, leadership, and management of support team to achieve expected results
- Perform other duties as required or assigned by the Chief of Party (COP)
- Bachelor’s degree in international development, gender studies, or other relevant field; Master’s preferred
- Minimum of 7 years of experience in gender-based programming with demonstrated knowledge or experience in gender-based violence, survivor-centered programming, institutional reform and support for service provision
- Demonstrated experience interacting with legal and judiciary actors, government agencies, civil society counterparts, and international donor agencies; experience specific to Jordan strongly preferred
- Demonstrated understanding of gender-based violence (GBV), domestic violence, and intimate partner violence issues—culturally, socially, and legally—in Jordan
- Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care (TIC) approaches to working with survivors of Sexual & Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)/Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)/Domestic Violence (DV) preferred
- Experience working with USAID preferred
- Demonstrated management/supervisory experience
- Strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills, and exceptional oral and written communication skills
- English fluency required; Arabic preferred
Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “Himaya Access to Justice Team Lead” in the subject line to email@example.com by February 4, 2022. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.
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