Gender Based Violence and Protection Global Advisor

This role is based in the UK on a homeworking contract or based in our London office. Christian Aid is currently trialing a hybrid working model and you will be required to attend the office for a minimum of 2 days per week with the option to work remotely for the remaining 3 days per week.

Homeworking Salary: £41,528 per annum

London Office Salary: £46,129 per annum

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

Learn about our vision, mission and values

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Programme Quality team and CA more broadly, to lead and strengthen Christian Aid’s programme practice and knowledge in relation to our organisational thematic priority on Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Protection.

A key purpose of the GBV technical adviser is to bring highly specialised thought leadership as well as practical technical advice on GBV to apply to programme / project cycle, resource mobilisation, policy and programme quality more broadly. The Global GBV and Protection advisor, will have strong field experience in developing, supporting, and evaluating the impact of programmes geared at improving knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding GBV prevention and response in international development and humanitarian settings. With strong field experience gained in international development and/or humanitarian contexts, the role demands a specialist who will bring strong technical and practical GBV prevention and response programming knowledge and spirit of collaboration and partnership principles.

About you

  • Qualification in gender studies, International development, Humanitarian response or related field.
  • Extensive in country experience designing and implementing GBV programming in emergencies and/development contexts.
  • Demonstrated ability to create curricula and training manuals, with direct training and facilitation experience.
  • Strong track record in a technical advisory role, and proven ability to produce demonstrable results
  • Proven knowledge and experience of designing and implementing community mobilisation and social norm change methodologies.
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation of GBV and/or Protection programmes.
  • Experience of working with vulnerable population groups and community and traditional leaders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, including proven success communicating in challenging and cross-cultural contexts.

As part of your application, you will be asked to answer the following question:

‘Based on your experience as a GBV, provide us with an example of where you had to integrate GBV prevention or mitigation measures in a humanitarian response. What tools, standards or mechanisms did you use to ensure GBV was taken into account throughout the project cycle.’

Further information

At Christian Aid we strive to be an inclusive and diverse employer and recognise the value that this brings in helping to build strong, creative and high performing teams.

We are actively encouraging racialised minorities, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people with caring responsibilities, people from low socioeconomic backgrounds, women, and older workers to apply. This is because these groups are under-represented within our teams, especially at senior level, and we recognise and value the contributions members of these groups make to strong, creative and high performing teams. To discuss this role in greater detail, please contact

We have a strong Christian ethos and we encourage applications from all faiths and none (with the exception of Director positions where there is a genuine occupational requirement to be a practicing Christian – Exempted under the Equality Act 2010).

All successful candidates will require a DBS/police check appropriate to the role and location and a Counter Terrorism Sanction check as part of your clearance for commencing your role with us. We also participate in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information as part of the referencing process from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

This role requires applicants to have the right to live and work in the country where this position is based and undertake the role that you have been offered. If you are successful and we make you an offer for the role, we will be required to conduct a right to work check on your immigration status in the UK. We will contact you regarding the documentation you will need to provide to evidence this.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

How to apply

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