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GBV Prevention Training Consultant

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A Primary Prevention consultancy to Train GBV prevention facilitators for a Community Based Prevention of Violence Against Refugee Women and Girls Project in Nairobi.

Department: Gender & Gender Based Violence Location: Nairobi, Kenya

HIAS is a global Jewish not-for-profit organization that stands for a world in which displaced persons attain full potential and contribute to society through sustained legal, social, and systematic change, attaining legal status, exercising social and economic rights and rebuilding their lives. HIAS’ operation in Kenya was established in 2002 with the mission to serve the most vulnerable refugees through community-based protection, mental health and psychosocial-support (MHPSS), economic inclusion, child protection and provision of durable solutions.

With funding from United Nations Trust Fund (UNTF), this project, Community Based Prevention of Violence Against Refugee Women and Girls in Nairobi, implemented by HIAS Kenya over a period of a three-year. The project seeks to provide transformational individual behavior change intervention including; a group-based methodology, community mobilization and diffusion strategy to expose community members to alternative social norms. The project’s goal is to contribute to refugee women and girls facing less intimate partner violence among the urban refugee population in Nairobi County by 2022.

The project aims to achieve the following outcomes:

  1. Refugee men have changed attitudes around power, gender, masculinities and male privilege and take action to prevent Violence against Women and Girls VAW/G.
  2. Refugee women and girls demonstrate an increased understanding that IPV is a violation of their rights and feel confident reporting that violation.
  3. Community systems enable refugee – friendly prevention of VAW/G through both improved access, pathways and strengthened community awareness on IPV
  4. Increased accountability for HIAS program staff implementing the project through changing staff knowledge and attitudes on prevention of VAW/G.


The purpose of this consultancy is to train 6 GBV prevention facilitators and four HIAS staff remotely in continuation of implementing a GBV primary prevention intervention for Year 2 group sessions using the three curricula developed; men’s, women and the adopted Population council girl’s curriculum. The project will seek to change the gendered drivers that make up the root causes of VAW/G. These include men’s control over decision making, stereotyped constructions of masculinity and femininity, and condoning acts of VAW/G. The curriculum developed through this consultancy will seek to transform these drivers as they exist within the home.

The consultant will train 6 GBV prevention facilitators for year 2 and 4 staff by increasing their knowledge and skills in running the groups sessions for men, women and girls using the developed curricula for men, women and girls. This training should be participatory and experiential and emphasize accountability of program staff to women and girls.

NOTE: The training will be conducted in adherence to MoH guidelines to ensure safety of the trainees due to the COVID-19 pandemic to minimize risk of infection.


  1. Development of the training content aligned to UNTF project objective key parameters and indicators.
  2. A training report on the facilitation training.
  3. Consolidate participants feedback and inputs and use them to revise, modify, and update the training materials (men’s, women and girl’s curriculum


Ownership and copyright of all training curricula – both Facilitators guide and training curriculum will be the sole and exclusive property of HIAS. The consultant will submit all original documents to HIAS. The consultant shall not re-produce information of this exercise in any form (electronic, hard copies, etc.) to a third party without a written permission from HIAS.


The overall consultancy is expected to take up to 20 days including 10 days for the preparation phase. This will include: Reviewing men, women’s and adolescents’ population council curriculum, development of training slides, goals and objectives. The training will be conducted over a period of 10 days. The Consultant should be able to undertake some of the tasks concurrently to fit within the planned timeframe, without compromising the quality expected.


HIAS Gender and GBV Program Manager will be responsible for the overall coordination of all the training needs and tasks with the Consultant. In addition, the GBV Prevention Coordinator will provide all the necessary technical and operational support required throughout the training process. HIAS will also oversee the coordination, logistical arrangement for the trainees and set up the remote trainings.

The Consultant will be responsible for the following:

  1. Review existing men, women’s and girls’ curricula, preparing training outlines and objectives.
  2. Developing course materials and teaching aids that support remote training and skills assessments.
  3. Conduct training to the 6 GBV prevention facilitators and 4 staff
  4. Consolidate participants feedback and inputs and use them to revise, modify, and update the training materials (men’s, women and girl’s curriculum).
  5. Develop and administer feedback to the GBV facilitators to assess the effectiveness of the training.
  6. Tracking training outcomes and ensure alignment to the UNTF project objectives.
  7. Respond to trainee questions and adjusting course content as required.
  8. Ensure that all training requirements are completed
  9. Conduct training evaluation before and after the training.


  1. HIAS Gender and GBV Program Manager will be responsible for the overall coordination of all the training needs and tasks with the Consultant.
  2. The GBV Prevention Coordinator will provide all the necessary technical and operational support required throughout the training process including mobilizing the trainees and ensuring that all other logistics pertaining to the training are in place.
  3. Seek for permission for trainings to access Mimosa office to attend the training remotely.
  4. Review training report shared by the trainer
  5. Setting up the training link for the training
  6. Share women and adolescent curriculum with the consultant.
  • A consulting firm or individual with demonstrable experience in GBV prevention and response. This includes specific experience with primary prevention activities designed to address root causes of violence against women and adolescent girls., training, Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and gender equality.
  1. Prior experience in developing participatory training and program content and able to give examples of curricula and training materials developed.
  2. Experience in working in Humanitarian sector and with refugees in urban setting preferably in Kenya.
  3. Previous experience working with men, women, girls and communities using participatory approaches in EVAW/G.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication in English required.


  1. Qualified and interested parties are asked to submit the following:
  2. Letter of interest in submission of a proposal.
  3. A detailed technical proposal, with budget, clearly demonstrating a thorough understanding of this ToRs and including but not limited to the following;
  4. Consultant/Company Profile
  5. Demonstrated previous experience in similar assignments and qualifications outlined in this ToRs. Please attach a previous training report where applicable.
  6. Team composition and level of effort of each proposed team member and include CVs of each team member.

Method of Application

Please send your application, using the following link: by 5.00PM on 18/8/21. Applications not bearing the requirements highlighted in this advert will not be considered.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Late applications will not be considered.

HRTK is an equal opportunity employer, does not charge candidates for recruitment and dissociates itself from any entity defrauding candidates.

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