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Learning Coordinator, Gender-Based Violence Program

Department: HIAS Colombia
Location: Bogota, CO

POSITION SUMMARY:

HIAS seeks a Learning Coordinator, Gender-Based Violence Program (based in Bogotá Colombia) to provide technical support for the PRM GBV program HIAS is implementing in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Responding to ever-growing complexity of the displacement and humanitarian context, requires robust quality interventions and coordination to meet the needs of diverse migrant and refugee populations, 

HIAS seeks to continue to design interventions using an intersectional framework to reduce risk, respond to GBV, and invest in longer term prevention work, striving for long-standing efforts to address gender inequality and violence against women. HIAS programming recognizes and aims to support and complement those  efforts. 

OBJECTIVE:

Under the overall leadership and supervision of the PRM GBV Project Manager, in technical coordination with both the Regional Senior Gender and GBV Advisor and Regional MEAL Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the technical support related to knowledge management and learning, within the GBV program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Will work in close coordination with the regional GBV Program Manager, Country program coordinators and knowledge and M&E teams. 50% of time will be spent on Learning and Knowledge Generation while 50% will be spent on Monitoring and Evaluation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Monitoring and Evaluation. Ensure a comprehensive, consistent approach to project monitoring and evaluation across project locations and the review and synthesis of project data for effective program management and measurement of project outcomes. 

  • Maintain and ensure coordinated implementation of up-to-date project M&E plan and frameworks across all project locations 

  • Establish and maintain a strong project monitoring system, in coordination with national M&E functions and other project stakeholders, and ensure data quality at the project level  

  • Provide technical assistance to all national M&E roles on standardized data collection tools and processes across all project locations 

  • In coordination with national M&E roles, receive, review, and synthesize monitoring data and evidence collected across project locations; ensure that data informs adaptive program management and supports the continued quality and relevance of project activities  

  • Develops and produces charts, graphs, infographics, and other visualizations for project activities and accomplishments; aggregates reporting at the project level. 

Knowledge Management and Learning. With guidance from the Regional Technical Advisor and Regional MEAL Officer, lead the knowledge management and learning of the project ensuring that methods, strategies, and evidence are synthesized at the regional level, for continuous internal feedback and dissemination of learning at the regional level through HIAS and partner organizations. 

  • In coordination with the GBV Project Manager, contribute to the development of tools for internal training, ensuring the professional development of HIAS staff, including the design, execution, and evaluation of a training plan for the staff.

  • Provide support  in overseeing the TOR development, recruitment, work streams, and deliverables for consultants contracted to produce reports and studies under the project 

  • Provide quality assurance and review for the reports and studies carried out under the project, including a qualitative comparative study and lessons learned document, providing technical guidance on deliverables and detailed feedback on deliverable quality 

  • Ensure that all country offices have the tools to develop community work and implement the HIAS Curricula model working with girls and women empowerment and masculinities. 

  • In partnership with the Project Manager, package and disseminate project learnings, including study findings and lessons learned in local networks. 

  • Participate and support in the organization of learning and capacity-strengthening events and workshops 

  • In partnership with Project Manager, assess and map the technical training and capacity-strengthening needs for teams and partners involved in the project. 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Graduate degree in sociology, political sciences, social work or a related field preferred. 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ work  experience that includes M&E, research, and/or knowledge management functions, preferably in Latin America. 

  • Experience in/exposure to humanitarian contexts, including understanding of the international right of refuge and the regional socio-political context. 

  • Experience conducting research on GBV in Latin America, especially with local partners and/or Indigenous populations, and proven track record in reading, synthesizing and putting into practice the latest research in the field of GBV. 

  • Experience with qualitative research methods and studies, including data collection processes, analysis of qualitative data, and articulating findings for a range of audiences. 

  • Experience in pedagogy, capacity-strengthening, and/or other team building processes.  

  • Experience in synthesizing and reporting on complex project data. 

  • Experience with learning management systems, such as Moodle and other LMS platforms.  

  • Fluency in Spanish and English (written and oral). 

  • Strong writing and communication skills, including familiarity with writing technical reports, SOPs, and other analytical work. 

  • Understanding of gender equality approaches to prevention and response to violence against women and girls. 

  • Familiarity and comfort working with a multicultural and diverse team.  

  • Must possess work authorization or reside in Colombia. 

  • Availability to travel periodically at the regional level.  

HIAS is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnic background, ancestry, citizenship status, religious creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, pregnancy, childbirth, military status, protected veteran status, political orientation, or other legally protected status.

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