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Technical Consultant-Gender Based Violence (GBV)

About the Position

  • Job Title: Technical Consultant-Gender Based Violence (GBV)
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Location: Sheikhpura, Bihar
  • Salary Range: Competitive fees commensurate with experience
  • Type: Till December 2024
  • Qualification required: The candidate should hold a post-graduate degree or diploma in management, preferably rural management, or a master’s degree in gender/women’s studies related to empowerment and holistic development, from a reputable institution.
  • Experience required: The candidate should have minimum 6 years of experience in working with government and international donors and expertise in gender projects & developing capacity building products.


  • Skills & Attributes:
  1. Knowledge and experience of gender projects and data management tools
  2. Excellent training skills
  • Leadership capabilities & people management skills
  1. Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  2. Excellent oral and written command in Hindi.

Application closure date: 24th  June 2024

About the role:

The Technical Consultant for GBV will monitor project activities and field implementation, while the manager will be responsible for submitting progress reports, attending briefing meetings, and participating in discussions with donor representatives. The manager will be accountable for the successful implementation of the project. additionally, the consultant will support the finalization of methodology and enquiry tools coordinate with all government departments, over see and support module customization, and ensure the design and structure  of all major knowledge products. They will also facilitate approvals from concerned government stakeholders;  ensure coordination and appropriate linkages on advocacy and policy work with the government, SRLMs, and  donors.


Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Project Management
    1. Coordinate and support the district team to ensure effective program
    2. Monitor the progress of the program in alignment with district specific work plan and impact of the project, with data captured through the MIS.
    3. Identify best practices and lessons learned to inform program improvement and strategy
    4. Assist the CML team in conducting Base line assessment as per the program
    5. Report any significant or unanticipated road blocks to senior management of PCI India to ensure the project stays on track.
    6. Lead the team in developing the project calendar and adhering to timelines.

2.  Stake holder Management

  1. Engage with key government stakeholders through forums &meetings and update them about program
  2. Maintain and manage channels of communication with the leadership teams at
  3. Fosterworkingrelationshipswithrelevanthealthofficialsandvariousgovtandotherdepartmentson district level.
  4. Foster excellent communication and positive working relationships with government stakeholders, UNFPA, and other key players at the state level, including other agencies, NGOs, and civil society

c.   Compliance

  1. Submit progress reports, attend briefing meetings, and participate in discussions with donor representatives under the supervision of the Program Manager.
  2. Take accountability for the quality and timely completion of final
  3. Lead presentations to district-level stakeholders.

d.  Team management

  1. Regularly evaluate the performance and progress towards objectives for all team members, preferably more frequently than annually.
  2. Foster a high level of motivation among team members and encourage them to constantly improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  3. Plan, prioritize, and monitor the team’s activities on a regular

e.  Documentation

  1. Review of all govt. guidelines, documentation and policies with regular updates related to GBV.
  2. Building and strengthening the resource pool for the program to develop materials, provide technical support, documentation, and knowledge management.
  3. Prepare and share Periodic District wise progress reports for review and assessment.
  4. Analyze, consolidate, and produce comprehensive reports on training, implementation, and quality from time to time; contribute to other reports related to training, quality, and implementation of project interventions.
  5. Support in the process of learning, concurrent monitoring, identifying, and capturing voices of champions and beneficiaries, knowledge management and documentation of best practices.

f. Other responsibilities
1. To carry out any other relevant duties as required.

  • Reporting to: – Program Manager (UPAMA project)

About the Project:

The “Systems Strengthening for Addressing Gender Based Violence for Creating a Women Friendly Ecosystem” project, supported by UNFPA, aims to enhance government department systems for decision-making and responsive action on GBV. The project’s goal is to reduce the number of GBV cases in intensive geographies (measured through mid-line) and across the state. Over a period of three years, the project will also integrate MIS systems within the WCDC department for state-level report collation and evidence generation on GBV cases and responsive action. Furthermore, the project seeks to improve the capacities of women police, doctors, and judiciaries in delivering services to GBV victims, as measured by assessments during sensitization sessions.

The project objectives are to collaborate with various government departments to strengthen their response mechanisms against GBV. This will be accomplished by promoting the effective implementation of laws through GBVIMS, reviewing existing policies for GBV, and utilizing GBSS through the concerted efforts of various government bodies.

The project will focus on the following areas:

  1. Strengthening the implementation of the Women’s Empowerment Policy
  2. Enhancing the enforcement of the Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) Act.
  3. Improving enforcement of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act.
  4. Enhancing the functionality of One-Stop Centers.
  5. Facilitating the creation of Women-Friendly Panchayats (which are free from child marriage)

What can you expect in PCI

  • A warm, inclusive and happy work environment.
  • Regular Recognition of performance and PCI Value display in work
  • An empowering organisation structure which values individual’s skills, competencies and potential.
  • Opportunities to operate in cross functional role.
  • Leadership roles for women is encouraged and given preference in selection and training.

Recruitment Process

  1. Applications will be shortlisted based on the specified criteria mentioned in the Job Description.
  2. The process could also include presentation of the assignment.
  3. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend one or more rounds of panel interview/s.

The complete process usually takes 2 to 3 weeks. Those moving to the final round of interviews will be hearing from the People & Culture team. We prefer in person meetings but in case of location distances, we are happy to meet you virtually.

After the final round, if you are not selected for the position advertised, we will inform you over a mail. However, we invite you to apply to other open positions. We always look forward to engaging with talent that add value to our endeavours in various capacities.

PCI is committed to prevent any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct.



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