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Component Lead, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)

Position Title: Component Lead, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)

Target Start Date: April 17th, 2023

Position Type: Fulltime (7.5 hours per day)

The Police Stabilization Project (PSP) is a $4.9 million (CAD$) project funded by Global Affairs Canada through its Peace and Stabilization Operations Program (PSOPs) and implemented by Alinea International as part of its ongoing work to support policing operations and training in Ukraine since 2015. The main goal of the project is to strengthen the capacity of the National Police of Ukraine (NPU) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOIA) to effectively respond to new demands and responsibilities in the context of the ongoing war with Russia.

As a follow-up to work already underway to address sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) within the security sector, PSP intends to provide additional assistance to advance training and make accessible learning materials to support police response to domestic violence and provide support for mobile response teams associated with addressing issues associated with conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV). 

Accordingly, the Component Lead will be a member of the project team and will have the following responsibilities:

  1. providing general oversight and coordination of all training and learning resources, including the design and implementation of project activities, associated with the SGBV component of the project;
  2. engaging with regional project partners involved with efforts to address SGBV, including the facilitation and participation in regional workshops;
  3. providing advice and oversight of the development of key knowledge products and learning resources associated with the SGBV component of the project;
  4. providing technical advice and analysis as required to MOIA and NPU concerning practical application of national laws and alignment with international protocols in relationship to SGBV; and
  5. monitoring the implementation of project activities and contributing to completion of semi-annual project reports.

Required Qualifications:

In order to be considered for this position, potential applicants should have a combination of the following skills and experience:

  • a university degree in law, gender studies, sociology or related field;
  • a minimum of three years of experience working with NGOs and police to assist in SGBV prevention and response;
  • ability to work with international partners and officials;
  • experience in integrating human rights, gender equality and survivor-centered approach in training design, public engagement and communications;
  • experience working with Ukrainian government officials and partners in organizing learning events, workshops both virtually and in-person;
  • ability to work both independently and within a team environment;
  • fluency in English and Ukrainian;
  • previous experience in law enforcement and public safety reform an advantage.

The Component Lead will report to the Project Director as well as the Deputy Project Director and work closely withother designated staff members to coordinate all related activities and work streams associated with the component. The individual will also work closely with designated police representatives and NGO as well as with representatives of other donor funded missions and projects working on similar topics. 

The duration of the contract is from April 17, 2023 – December 31, 2024 but is subject to review every six (6) months.

To Apply

Please send your cover letter and CV and Motivation Letter in Ukrainian and English to [email protected] by April 12, 2023.