SGBV Protection Coordinators


Average: 3.2 (141 votes)

ARC works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ARC presently works in and with partners in ten countries globally.

ARC has consistently operated in Rwanda since 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over 200 regular, full time national staff and partners – implementing programs in Primary health care, RH, HIV and Nutrition, WASH, Shelter/Infrastructure, and SGBV & Protection.


ARC seeks to work with partners, communities and displaced persons and refugees, in all therefugee sites in Rwanda to address risk of SGBV – through prevention and mitigation strategies and promoting resilience, and strengthening national and community-based systems that will prevent and mitigate SGBV. The program will also enable survivors and those at risk of SGBV to access care and support. ARC will support local and national capacity to create lasting solutions around SGBV.

ARC islooking for qualified, self-driven and committed individuals to be part of and contribute to accomplishing this NEW ambitious and exciting project - in the position of SGBV Protection Coordinators. This position is full time, and field based at the assigned Refugee site or Reception Centre.



Key responsibilities:

  • Program lead in respective site; executes agreed work plan, spending plan and related systems to ensure that project/activity deadlines are met and targets achieved.
  • Guides, mentors and support project team in assigned site, including performance management.
  • Ensures technical and operational soundness of program implementation and approaches at site level
  • Liaison with partners, stakeholders and communities at site level; including participation or lead in cluster/working group/coordination mechanisms,
  • Documentation of project implementation, and quality reporting
  • Matrix reporting to ARC Site Manager and national SGBV-Protection Manager

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Law and similar fields.
  • Five years’direct program management experience in GBV with refugees, internally displaced populations, or other post conflict settings.
  • Project cycle management, and solid skills and knowledge of GBV and Reproductive Health
  • Proven competence inCounseling practice and approaches, and ability to adapt psychosocial knowledge and skills to cultural contexts.
  • Excellent communication skills, with good spoken and written English required. MS Computer competency.


Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor - via email to with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 25th November, 2017 at 17:00hrs.

Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

How to apply: 

Job summary

This job has been viewed 1,760 times
Law, Other, Social sciences
Education level:
Desired experience:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Contrat type:
Apply before:
Number of positions:

Similar jobs

Research Fellow (SHPG)
- Never Again Rwanda (NAR)
SGBV Prevention Officers
- American Refugee Committee (ARC)
SGBV-Protection Manager
- American Refugee Committee (ARC)
SGBV Protection Officers
- American Refugee Committee (ARC)
Litigation Officers
- The Public Service Commission (PSC)

Register to job news

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.

Get in touch

Job in Rwanda JIR Ltd
KG 28 Ave 72 - Kimihurura
P.O. Box 4062
Kigali, Rwanda
+250 788 300 952

info at

Our services

  • Jobs advertisement
  • Short-listing
  • Head hunting/Placement
  • Resumes on-demand
  • Banner advertisement

Realtime Figures

  • 1,546 employers
  • 6,843 jobs published since 2012
  • 128,901 job candidates registered