• Data:18 Agosto 2020
  • Sede di lavoro: Tunisia


Location: Tunis, Tunisia with expected travels in Libya

Position: Protection & Gender Coordinator

Type of contract12 months with posibility of extension (3 months probatory period)  

Strating date: Beginning of October 2020

Monthly gross salary range: To be defined according to the candidate's profile

Application deadline:  2nd of September 2020

Application procedure: Send your CV and Cover Letter applying below with reference LY3. Only preselected candidates will be contacted; the applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position may be awarded before the deadline.

WeWorld-GVC, recently constituted from the merger of two NGOs, is an Italian secular and independent organization working since 1971 in international cooperation and humanitarian aid. Present in 29 countries with 128 projects, WeWorld-GVC operates in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, prevention and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, health and hygiene, education, global citizenship education, quality teaching and international volunteering. WeWorld-GVC works mostly with girls, boys, women and youth, actors of change in every community for a fairer and more inclusive world. Supports people overcoming emergencies and guarantees a life with dignity, opportunities and a better future through human and economic development programs, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda. Joining the WeWorld-GVC team means being part of the development of a dynamic organization where the contribution of each staff member is promoted and valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision.

At present, the main donors are Italy (AICS), the EU (DG ECHO), UNICEF, OCHA, and Belgium (DGD).

Working context

WeWorld-GVC has been operating in Libya since 2018 through the implementation of the following intervention sectors:

- Humanitarian Aid for host, displaced, migrant and refugee populations through projects promoting access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), primary health, etc

- Capacity building of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

- Promoting respect for Human Rights and IHL, in connection with the field of humanitarian protection


The organization starting new programs in the West of Tripoli and the South of Libya with 2020 Forecasted Annual Mission Budget around 1.5 M EUR / Main donors EUTF, AICS, CERF / Granted funds in 2020: 3,359,000 EUR.


Job description

WeWorld-GVC is recruiting a Protection & Gender Coordinator who works under the direct responsibility of the Country Representative and the technical supervision of the Global Protection Expert. She/he works in coordination with: Libya & Tunisia Program Coordinators, the Tunisian and Libyan field coordinator, the Protection team and the implementing partners.

The Protection & Gender Coordinator provides technical oversight of protection and gender activities – mainly in Libya – and in Tunisia, with specific responsibility for overseeing the WeWorld-GVC Individual Protection Approach as part of the Community Protection Approach; Gender based violence (GBV) in addition to protection integrated programing. The Protection & Gender Coordinator will ensure that activities under his/her oversight are implemented in compliance with minimum standards and WeWorld-GVC ‘s SOPs

The Protection & Gender Coordinator works closely with the Global Protection Expert and the International Advocacy and Innovation Unit (IAIU) based in Tunisia and Lebanon, coordinating as well closely with the Programs Coordinators to ensure protection activities are implemented in line with the overall objectives of the projects / programs.

He/she will have an active participation in coordination with Protection cluster/sector and associated working groups such Child Protection (CP), Gender based violence (GBV), as well as with other partners (INGOs and NGOs).

Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Promote development of Protection & Gender strategies that contribute to WeWorld-GVC program strategy in Libya & Tunisia
  • Support in developing a program advocacy strategy by providing evidence based data related to protection/gender
  • Ensure that a daily support as well as punctual trainings are organized and provided in order to develop and strengthen the programmatic technical skills of the team
  • Promote the respect the WeWorld GVC Code of Conduct, Prevention from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Harrasment Policy (PSEAH) Child Safeguarding Policy (CSP), ensuring the policy’s implementation and prompt notification of the CSP/PSEAH Focal Point with any information regarding potential breachs of the policy
  • Under the coordination of the Global Protection Specialist, support the development a Policy on Gender and Diversity and its principles

Activities Implementation

  • Develop activity and work plans for protection activities
  • Support the Project Managers in preparing procurement plans for protection activities following the budget and work plan for the projects
  • Provide capacity building to Mission staff and Implementing partners
  • Develop and supervise the implementation of protection/gender tools for the Missions based on WeWorld-GVC Guidelines
  • Contribute to the inclusion and the analysis of Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) is the different step of the project cycle

Human ressources

  • Technically supervise Protection staff based in Libya
  • Provide technical input to performance evaluations for protection field staff

External representation and Coordination

  • Work closely with key external stakeholders in the areas of Intervention, including maintaining and creating strong referral pathways though the WeWorld-GVC CPA platform
  • Ensure that WeWorld-GVC active presence in the Protection Cluster and relevant sub-working groups such as GBV and Child protection
  • Represent WeWorld-GVC with external stakeholders working in the Protection/gender fields


  • Contribute to the internal and external reporting for Protection and/or Gender related issues
  • Contribute to the technical development of gender / protection strategy of intervention and activities for new initiative (i.e. Proposals)

Work with the IAIU and Global Protection Expert

  • Support the development of Global Protection/Gender SoPs, tools etc...
  • Contribute to protection/gender global analysis
  • Provide potential technical support to other Mission based on the needs identified by the Global Protection Expert


Qualifications and Knowledge

  • Master or equivalent in the international cooperation and other relevant field
  • Proven studies related to protection and Protection and Gender
  • Deep understanding of the Libyan (and Tunisia) context, migratory flows
  • Fluency in English is mandatory

Professional experience

  • At least 4/5 years of specific experience in the field of international cooperation, implementing Protection and gender projects
  • Representation experience with institutions and participation in coordination meetings
  • Demonstrated experience working remotely
  • Experience in data analysis

Personal skills

  • Leadership, planning, organization and teamwork skills
  • Proactive and dynamic attitude
  • Ability to adapt and work under constraint, under pressure and in complex and multicultural contexts
  • Interpersonal skills and intercultural approach
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills

Strong commitment to the Mission of WeWorld-GVC, genuine interest for international cooperation development topics

  • Demonstrates integrity with regards to NGO values and ethical standards
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism


  • Knowledge of Arabic, French and Italian would be considered an asset

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