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Programme Manager, Sexual & Gender Based Violence (SGBV) At Finpact Development Foundation

  • Contract
  • Nigeria

Job Title: Programme Manager, Sexual & Gender Based Violence (SGBV)
Location: Borno, Nigeria
Duration: 6 months
Reports to: Team Lead

Job Summary

The SGBV Programme Manager post is in Maiduguri with frequent travel to the field. S/He will be responsible for managing, coordinating and monitoring the SGBV prevention and response programme.  The SGBV Programme Manager will work in partnership with Program Officers, operations staff, and other humanitarian sectors/actors to ensure successful implementation of the SGBV prevention and response programme.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Lead the implementation of the SGBV prevention and response programme by managing the programme design, implementation and monitoring.
  • Identify new and emerging needs and optimize SGBV prevention and response by introducing quick wins and other approaches.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships among other agencies, clusters/sectors, as part of humanitarian response.
  • Support prevention of SGBV and women’s empowerment in the communities.
  • Strengthen the capacity of community leaders to effectively manage the citizens of their communities and further reduce the case of SGBV to the minimum.
  • Achieve social cohesion and community security with participation of women, youth, religious and other groups.
  • Promote community resilience networks and accountable local governance.
  • Organize series of Training of Trainers (ToT) to equip identified leaders (including teachers, government, partners and security actors) on SGBV prevention and response, conflict sensitivity, Do-No-Harm, Prevention of Sex and Gender Based Violence (SGBV), introduction to psychosocial support, strategies on how to prevent GBV cases, how to identify early warning signs and group dynamics.
  • Support trained leaders to establish at least three peer groups in their community and lead the affairs of the group. The peer groups will build confidence and harmonize among peer structures and communities, schools and other environment prone to SGBV.
  • Give adequate opportunities to different groups to participate in the prevention of SGBV in communities and schools.
  • Provide psychological counselling and support to the victims of SGBVs.
  • Set-up and support meeting for advisory groups and develop informative materials for learning.
  • Raise awareness about the problem of SGBV in community meetings and fora.
  • Establish groups of boys and girls, male and female in IDP settlements, host and formal schools to prevent SGBV.
  • Set-up and manage integrated safe space for referral of SBGV cases.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in social work or other social sciences, public health, community health, international relations, international law, human rights or related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in program management, monitoring and evaluation with focus on SGBV prevention and response programming.
  • Experience in results-based management.
  • Experience in project and team management.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess, supervise and co-ordinate technical work in SGBV prevention and response in humanitarian and recovery settings.
  • Experience in conducting SGBV needs assessments and programme design.
  • Excellent writing skills in English and experience in writing reports, policy notes and strategic documents.
  • Awareness and demonstrable knowledge of how SGBV manifests in humanitarian settings and ability to describe context-specific prevention and response actions.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and experience in humanitarian emergency operations.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of reproductive health issues and/or protection issues in humanitarian and recovery settings.
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian reform process and roles/responsibilities of humanitarian actors.
  • Experience working directly with survivors of SGBV using a survivor-centered approach is recommended.

How to Apply
Email your resume and cover letter detailing why you are qualified for this position to [email protected] with “Programme Manager, Sexual & Gender Based Violence” in the email subject line.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. Our organization procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. We are equal opportunity employer.

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.

The closing date for applications is October 31, 2021. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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