Gender-Based Violence and Child Protection Specialist (Nigerian and Nigerien Nationals only)

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Countries: Niger, Nigeria
Organization: Idmibok International
Closing date: 23 Mar 2021

Idmibok International is a 360° systems diagnostic and correction company. We offer holistic, pragmatic, and robust systems appraisals, to intervening in a targeted yet comprehensive manner to address critical organizational, business and development related issues. By collaborating with global and local development and private entities - such as governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, we draw on breadth and wealth of experience in diverse environments or ecosystems, globally and across Africa, including in South Sudan, and extensively in Nigeria.

This is a consultancy for a proposal the organization is working on. The proposed project will focus on protection programming for Nigerian refugees living in current or planned refugee camps or outside of camps in Niger. The Protection Specialist consultant will lead in the implementation of proposed activities intended to benefit affected host communities, internally displaced people, and other conflict victims, including Nigerien returnees, displaced by the conflict in Northwest Nigeria. The consultant should have expertise in Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response and Child Protection.

Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to design the protection strategy and provide technical support and assistance to the implementation of protection related activities
  • Define and coordinate the implementation of the protection strategy of the mission.
  • Ensure cohesion and harmonization of protection activities and services during the program
  • Deliver training and workshops to protection staffs to strength skills on specific protection topics identified
  • Deliver trainings and workshops to non-protection staffs to build skills and knowledge of protection principles and enable them to mainstream protection in different sectors
  • Assess protection needs and gaps of target populations in current and prospective areas of operations
  • Provide oversight and guidance to the programme implementation teams to ensure that thematic programme components are technically sound, implementation methods are consistent with national and global strategies, acknowledged good practice.

Required Skills and Experience

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: International development, Psychology, Sociology, International law, or another relevant social science field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in both development and humanitarian contexts
  • Relevant experience in social development planning and management in gender-based violence and child protection related areas in Niger is required.
  • Fluency in English and French are required.
  • Experience working with Nigerian women and children in Nigerien camps would be ideal.

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send the following to: with Job Title as the subject, e.g “Gender-Based Violence and Child Protection Specialist”.

  • CV
  • Cover letter (addressing previous related work and daily rate in USD)
  • Passport photograph
  • 2 written reports on past Gender-based violence and or Children protection related projects

Note: Only Nigerian and Nigerien Nationals are eligible for this position

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