International Centre for Reproductive Health-Kenya (ICRHK) is on the Lookout for a Passionate and Experienced Gender and GBV Program Officer: Apply Now!!

VACANCY: Gender and GBV Program Officer

International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya (ICRHK) is a Kenya-based Non-Governmental organization. ICRHK conducts research and intervention projects in Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH). Some of the specific areas of focus for ICRHK include HIV/STI prevention and treatment, addressing Sexual and Gender-based violence (GBV), improving Maternal and Child Health, promoting Family Planning, and addressing the needs of Adolescents in terms of Sexual and Reproductive Health through research. 

The Gender/GBV Program Officer will work under the supervision and guidance of the Senior Program Officer. S/he will be responsible to coordinate the implementation of a Gender/Key Populations program. The Gender/GBV Program Officer will support the implementation of gender activities and influence program teams to apply a gender lens across all implementation, and shape ICRHK’s approach in respect to gender integration and mainstreaming. The post holder will work closely with other team members as focal persons for gender issues in all ICRHK programs. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in gender, social sciences, development studies, law or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working on gender/ GBV issues
  • Experience working with key populations is an added advantage
  • Familiar with Gender and GBV guidelines applicable to Kenya
  • Knowledge of gender tools applicable in gender sensitive programs
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills required – Ability to communicate ideas in a
  • culturally-sensitive manner
  • Experience in establishing and sustaining working relationships with the county (gender) offices
  • Experience in Knowledge Management will be an added advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and interact with diverse stakeholders
  • Proficiency with the following software: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel,
  • PowerPoint), EndNote or other citation software.
  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills required

A full job description can be downloaded below

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their application in a single email to [email protected] by 25th April 2024.

ICRHK is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified
people from all sections of the community.

ICRHK does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment.

JD – Gender and GBV Program Officer

STATUS: Open till 25th April 2024

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