PSS/GBV Consultant

Beirut | Beirut

We are looking for a highly qualified psychosocial experts who will develop and compliment DRC’s Lebanon PSS curricula for children and caregivers towards asset-building to build the resilience and equip beneficiaries to address GBV prevention and response.

Who are we
DRC has been operating in the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade, running a combination of livelihood, protection, advocacy and relief projects. DRC has six project offices throughout Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia/Libya, Turkey, and both a country and regional office in Jordan.
DRC has been operating in Lebanon since 2004, working with Palestinian and Iraqi refugees, as well as Lebanese communities affected by the war in 2006. DRC is committed to basic humanitarian principles; including impartiality and neutrality, and offers the highest standards of accountability to the people it serves.
For further information about DRC, please refer to our website:

About the job
The PSS/GBV consultant has the overall responsibility to review and compliment DRC’s PSS curriculum on asset-building for children and caregivers tailored to addressing specific topics linked to GBV prevention and response.

Duties and deliverables
a. Desk Review
• Review DRC’s PSS child and caregivers curriculum and identify gaps linked to topics linked to GBV prevention and response;
• Review existing GBV/PSS curricula available in Lebanon and MENA region;

b. Field consultation
• Conduct field visits to consult field staff on the lessons learned, best practices and gaps on the current curriculum and range of activities to be included as part of this curriculum linked to GBV;
• Conduct age and culture appropriate FGDs with children and caregivers to collect feedback on the curriculum and evaluate needs for sessions around specific vulnerabilities;
• Produce a short report on the field consultation and review of current approach and formulate recommendation on the revision of the current approach.

c. Develop the PSS curriculum
• Revise the curriculum on the basis of collected feedback based on existing and new GBV resources;
• Develop age and culture appropriate sessions for child and caregivers specifically addressing GBV prevention and response;
• Conduct field-level pilot testing of the revised curriculum;
• Train staff on the revised curriculum.

Expected deliverables
 Briefing note on evaluation of the current curriculum/approach and recommendations on way forward
 Development of revised curriculum
 Training of staff on revised curriculum (incl. final report on the training)

About you
To be successful in this role you must have a Bachelor/ Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Public health or other related field;Ability to maintain confidentiality, respect, non-discrimination and safety of client at all times; At least 5-7 years of experience in international organizations and humanitarian settings, specifically in GBV in emergency; Experience in developing tools, guidance and curricula on GBV prevention and response; Experience conducting literature and desk reviews.
Ideally you will also have strong analytical and draftin skills, Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint); Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.

We offer
An interesting job in one of theworld’s best NGOs. DRC will offer the successful applicant a20-day consultancy. You must be available to start work from January 15th, 2016, and be willing and able to work in Beirut, with frequent travels to the field.
Consultancy fees and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for consultants. This position is open for both national and international staff and is remunerated USD $300 per day.

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (

Application process
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking here or go to and find Current Vacancies. All applicants should send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four pages, both in the same language as the vacancy note. Your CV should also include contact details of three professional referees.

Applications closeon December 25th, 2015. The interviews are expected to take place on the following week.

About DRC
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than twenty five countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
The protection and assistance to conflict affected population is provided within a long-term, regional and rights-based approach in order to constitute a coherent and effective response to the challenges posed by today’s conflicts. Assistance consists of relief and other humanitarian aid, rehabilitation, support to return and repatriation as well as promotion of long-term solutions to displacement and its causes. In addition, support and capacity building of local and national authorities and NGOs form an integral part of DRC’s work.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Beirut | Beirut
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2015-12-25

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