Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) Specialist (01), Rohingya Response

The role:

The overall responsibility of the SGBV Specialist is to integrate SGBV best practices and quality benchmarks in to the child protection case management approach, under the supervision of the Child Protection Advisor. The SGBV Specialist will focus on building Save the Children’s technical capacity and quality internally to provide quality support to child survivors.

Basically this role will closely work with the Child Protection Case Management Specialist and revise the existing case management tools and procedures as well as develop additional tools and field-friendly practical guidance to include SGBV best practices; support with service mapping and strengthening referral pathways, particularly to Health and MHPSS service providers and engage in the development of an inter-agency data management system. S/he will also develop, contextualize and pilot training (and ToT) packages for capacity building of child protection case workers and supervisors to respond to complex cases and implementation of child protection data protection protocol in case management. The SGBV Specialist will represent Save the Children in inter-agency forums.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Significant management or advisor level Child Protection experience; previous first phase/large scale emergency response experience will get preference
  • Hands on experience in psychosocial support programs as well as providing GBV and CP case management services to children affected by emergencies
  • Ability to identify the main gaps in services for children in the given context to inform a holistic response for children as well as commitment to working through systems of community participation
  • Sound knowledge of the Inter-Agency Child Protection Information Management System and/or GBV information management
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment, maintain a positive team dynamic, excellent interpersonal communication skill, ability to represent the organization with local authorities and community leaders.
  • Strong communication skills with excellent written and spoken ability in English and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in Social Work, Gender Studies, Human rights Law, International Relations, Development Studies or similar, or equivalent field experience
    Due to the nature of this project we encourage only women candidates to apply

Contract length: 12 months with possibilities of extension

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

The Organization:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

If you are interested, please send your CV along with details of your current remuneration and salary expectations at

(You must mention the position title at subject line of your email)

Application deadline: 10 November, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.