The Georgetown Global Health Nigeria (GGHN) is the operational arm and an affiliate of Georgetown University Centre for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) in Nigeria. GGHN is a Non–profit, Non- Governmental Organization in Nigeria that promotes best practices in health care delivery and research using local and internationally adapted models to strengthen health systems.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Officer, Gender and GBV
Locations: Bauchi, Jigawa and Kano
- Gender and GBV officer will work closely with the GBV advisor and other state program implementation teams to implement gender program plans in the state.
- S/he will support the coordination of Gender and GBV related activities, provide capacity building for staff other stakeholders and collaborate with other GGHN staff.
Work Interactions and Conditions
- Required to work in project locations liaising and coordinating activities with community health workers, IP, local government authorities, and other state actors
- Expected to maintain an active presence in the project location to implement GBV activities
- Expected to travel frequently
Case Management and Psychosocial Support:
- Coordinate with professionals to provide psychosocial professional services to survivors of GBV
- Work with facilities and communities to ensure safe spaces for women and girls and that case management standards and guidelines are always upheld
- Ensure client confidentiality through the maintenance of the case management system
- Counsel survivors of sexual assault on accessing care at support centers
- Cultivate and maintain relations with other implementing partners, community leaders, service providers, and other state actors to ensure timely compassionate support to survivors
- Work with health informatics team to develop and maintain a database of GBV survivors collected during case assessment and action plans
- Ensure survivors receive timely support from service providers and community-based support groups
- Facilitate timely access to other services for survivors in need of interagency referrals
- Participate in psychoeducation activities, psychosocial assessment registration, and group therapy sessions at women and girls safe spaces
- Provide weekly and monthly reports on activities
- Carry out any other assigned tasks provided by the supervisor
- Ensure adequate and accurate data disaggregated into sex, age, disability is collected and stored
- Analyze and interpret GBV data and advice on improvement and intervention areas
- Conduct needs assessment for project stakeholders
- Provide capacity building for community-based support groups on awareness creation, sharing information on referral routes to GBV survivors for long term recovery
- Provide capacity building for service providers and other actors providing care and support to survivors
Mode of Evaluation
- Monthly activity program report
- Site activity report
- Training report
Requirements and Qualifications
- Education: B.Sc. in Social Studies, Counselling, and /or Psychology. Extensive work experience in place of degree will be considered
- Experience Minimum 2 years working experience in Gender or development program
- Specialized knowledge: knowledgeable in gender and GBV community project implementation; Expert use of at least any data management and analysis tools
- Skills: Strong knowledge in computer applications such as MS Word and Excel, Problem-solving, Adaptability, Written and oral communications skills
- Abilities: high motivation, Problem-solving, positive mindset, ability to multitask, Strategic and analytical thinking skills
- Interpersonal/Individual Competencies: Strong ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with state actors, ability to work with other team members, and personal integrity.
Application Closing Date
29th August, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the job title as the subject of the mail.