AHNi Nigeria Job Vacancy 2020 – 7 Openings

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja & Adamawa, Nigeria.

 

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking a qualified candidate for the positions of Assistant Technical Officer, Program Assistant, Community Mobilization Assistant, and Project Coordinator Jobs.

 

Program Description

The Spotlight Initiative is a global partnership between the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU), launched in 2017, as part of the global response b eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls in support of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. Nigeria is one of eight African countries selected to implement the Spotlight Initiative, which will focus strongly on preventing early marriage and female genital mutilation. The Spotlight Initiative is implemented in Nigeria by five principal agencies (UNFPA, UNDP, UN Women, UNICEF, and UNESCO) under the coordination of the Resident Coordinator’s Office.

Gender-based violence (GBV) remains pervasive in Nigeria exacerbated by negative social norms, the culture of silence, and misconceptions around violence against women and girls (VAWG). As much as 30 percent of Nigerian women aged 15-49 years reported experiencing sexual abuse. AHNJ in collaboration FH1360 is implementing the spotlight initiative in FCT and Adamawa, UNHCR, National Commission for Refugees Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) are leading the refugee response effort in Nigeria to ensure that Cameroonian refugees receive protection and assistance. Response efforts are delivered under the overall leadership of the host government and alongside the Refugee Coordination Model.

 

AHNi Nigeria Job Vacancy 2020 For

 

Application Closing Date 12th May 2020

 

1. Assistant Technical Officer-Social Worker – Abuja

 

Project: UNFPA
Contract Type: Fixed Term

 

Job Description

The Assistant Technical Officer-Social Worker will provide programmatic and operational support in one of the three field sites. Under the supervision of the Protection Officer, the caseworker will have the overall responsibility of implementing the case management approach for survivors of gender-based violence including identifying survivor needs, providing psychosocial support, referral of survivors to services, and monitoring improvement of the survivor’s psychosocial wellbeing.

 

Minimum Recruitment Standards

BA / BS in Social Work / Sociology, Psychology, or related domains with 1 to 2 years’ relevant experience in Gender-Based Violence and Psychosocial support with a sound understanding of protection in humanitarian relief settings.

Possession of a degree in Psychology is desired

Familiarity with Nigerian law enforcement systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Knowledge of basic counseling skills required.

 

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume (CV) and Cover Letter as a single document to ahni-pctjobs@ahnigeria.org

 

2. Program Assistant – Abuja & Adamawa

 

Project: UNFPA
Slot: 2 Openings
Contract Type: Fixed Term

 

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator. The Program Assistant (PA) performs functions related to planning, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of assigned tasks in the implementation of high-quality SGBV services at the state and local government levels.

 

Minimum Recruitment Standards

B.Sc / BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Medical Sciences, Behavioural Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 1-3 years relevant experience with international development programs

Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

 

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume (CV) and Cover Letter as a single document to AHNI-Progmgtjobs@ahnigeria.org

 

3. Community Mobilization Assistant – Abuja & Adamawa

 

Project: UNFPA
Slot: 2 Openings
Contract Type: Fixed Term

 

Job Description

The Community Mobilization Assistant will be responsible to design, plan, and implement community mobilization activities in the target area.

He/She will facilitate field-based activities such as identification of LGAs for community sensitization and participation, community dialogue, coordinate and supervise community volunteers, coordinate school-based activities, reporting of all field activities, and donors’ visits for assuring the quality of program implementation.

For the smooth running of the project, He/She will be responsible to identify gaps in community implementation and timely share feedback with the project lead.

He/She will also be responsible to strengthen GBV network the communities and identify local partners for collaboration and referrals to spotlight centres and facilitate supportive supervision visits of centres by their supervisor.

 

Minimum Recruitment Standards

BA / BS in Social Work / Sociology, Psychology, or related domains with 1 to 2 years’ relevant experience in Gender-Based Violence and Psychosocial support with a sound understanding of protection in humanitarian relief settings.

Familiarity with Nigerian law enforcement systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Knowledge of basic counseling skills required.

 

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume (CV) and Cover Letter as a single document to ahni-pctjobs@ahnigeria.org

 

4. Project Coordinator – Abuja & Adamawa

 

Project: UNFPA
Slot: 2 Openings
Contract Type: Fixed Term

 

Job Description

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for overall program implementation in the intervention states, ensure delivery of project deliverables, provision of timely interventions to survivors of SGBV and/or vulnerable populations.

S/He Will be responsible for supporting the implementation of strategic, impactful, and high-quality programming.

S/he will work extensively with other sectors to ensure that all program activities are implemented successfully and timely.

 

Minimum Recruitment Standards

MD / Ph.D. or similar degree with 5-7 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience in health management programs, planning, and implementation at the community or state level, administration, and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.

Or MS /MA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience in health management, program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors. General program management experience required.

Or BS / BA in Social Science, Public Health or related field, with a minimum of 9-11 years’ relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years’ experience with Health program planning and implementation at the community or state level working with public and NGO sectors,

Experience in providing health and non-health interventions strongly preferred.

Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify beneficiaries according to criteria required.

Experience with running assessments, monitoring, and evaluation, and other learning efforts required.

Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media, and the public.

 

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume (CV) and Cover Letter as a single document to AHNI-Progmgtjobs@ahnigeria.org

 

Note

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only applications sent electronically (I.e. by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered.

AHNI does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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