GWIHR Call for Application at Abia State OSS

Overview of the Organization

Greater Women Initiative for Health And Rights (GWIHR) is a leading sex worker-led community-based organization born out of passion and a strong desire to assist in the development of sex workers through building up their capacity towards meaningful contribution to communal empowerment, awareness to prevent these groups from contracting HIV/AIDs and other life threaten diseases, contribute in reducing of the rate of stigma and discrimination of sex workers living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and further fight against all forms of violation towards sex workers in Nigeria.

Call for Applications

Location: Abia State

Appointment Type: Full Time

Duration: 24 months

Project Type: HIV and Human Right Services

Application Open Date: 20th December 2021

Application End Date: 30th January 2022.

Program Officer

Job Description
She/he reports directly to the executive director and is responsible for:
  1. Coordinating and provision of technical assistance for HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support programs for sex workers including voluntary counselling, psycho-social care, home-based care, referral system, community mobilisation and leadership development.
  2. Organises and ensures the success stories of outreaches/seminars towards the key/target population on the prevailing issues, causes and prevention strategies of HIV/AIDS
  3. Provide direct oversight/supervision to counsellor testers and paralegals to ensure their adherence to implementation guidelines in their various assigned LGAs of operation.
  4. Organizes and engage the community of stakeholders in sensitization and advocacy programs.
  5. Ensure regular updates of the organizations’ database with activities.
  6. Ready to carry out other job functions as may be directed by the executive director.
Qualifications

i. Basic Requirements

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management. A post graduate qualification or completed certificate courses in Public health and Social Sciences will be an added advantage.
  2. She/he must be a sex worker or 100% community friendly.
  3. She/he must have completed the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps
  4. She/he must have an advanced knowledge in the use of Microsoft packages (word, excel and PowerPoints)
  5. She/he must have good knowledge of statistical data analysis and presentation
  6. Finally, She/he must possess at least four (4) years’ experience implementing programs for sex workers in any registered Health and Right focused non-profit organization in Nigeria.

ii. Other Requirements

Applicants should possess the following skills:

    1. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English Language.
    2. Leadership and teamwork spirit.
    3. Capacity to work under pressure and meet tight schedules under minimal supervision.
    4. Ability to organize and prioritize work schedule to meet required targets within specified deadlines.
    5. Excellent in time management

Method of Application

Qualified candidates who meet the above-stipulated conditions should email their CVs and Cover letters as one pdf document to greaterwomeninitiative@gmail.com  with the job title “Program Officer- Abia State” on or before 30th January 2022.

 

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted for physical interviews and assessments.

FINANCE OFFICER

Job Description

She/he reports directly to the executive director and is responsible for:

  1. The Finance Officer will be responsible for supervising bank transactions, preparation of payment Vouchers and writing of cheques, posting of payment Vouchers and preparation of financial reports.
  1. She/he will be responsible for budget tracking, reviewing posted transactions in the Tally, bank reconciliation and ensuring timely remittances of statutory deductions.
  2. She/he will keep proper financial records for donor and external audit’s view.
  3. She/he will participate in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual financial reports for donor agencies.
  4. She/he will undertake payroll preparation, tax and pension deductions and remit same appropriately
  5. She/he will ensure efficient use of project resources and compliance with organization and donor’s regulations and guidelines.
  6. She/he will also be responsible for performing the administrative roles of the organization.

 Carry out any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements

  1. Applicants must have First Degree in Accounting or other related Social Sciences.
  2. At least 4 years of working experience in managing grants for registered non-profit organizations in Nigeria is required.
  3. She/he must be 100% community friendly
  4. She/he must have completed the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps
  5. She/he must possess strong skills in Microsoft Word Excel and Tally, sound analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
  6. She/he must be familiar with Nigeria NGO’s contractual and tax procedures.
  7. She/he must show evidences of trainings attended on financial management and grant management.
  8. Applicant belonging to a Professional Accounting Body and possessing certificate courses in financial management, human resource management and administration will be an advantage.

Method of Application

Qualified candidates who meet the above-stipulated conditions should email their CVs and Cover letters as one pdf document to greaterwomeninitiative@gmail.com  with the job title “Finance Officer- Abia State” on or before 30th January 2022.

 

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted for physical interviews and assessment.

MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING (MEL) OFFICER

Job Description

She/he reports directly to the executive director and is responsible for:

  1. The MEL Officer will to collect, sort, analyse and report data emerging from ongoing project or research study.
  2. The MEL Officer will support program impacts sharing internally and externally, as required. In addition, emphasis will be placed on identifying challenges and lessons learnt and the provision of thorough analytical reports as required by their respective deliverable schedules.
  3. The MEL Officer will design and develop M&E Log frames during programming portfolio and outline M&E best practices.
  4. The MEL Officer will maintain electronic versions of M&E related data, including reports, photographs and other relevant documentation.
  5. The MEL write M&E monthly reports showing program milestone, achievements or lapses using appropriate indicators represented in graphs and charts.
  6. Ready to carry out other job functions as may be directed by the executive director.
Qualifications

Basic Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in any social science-related courses such as Statistics, Economics, Demography etc.
  1. At least 4 years of experience in developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects in a required non-profit organization is required.
  1. She/he must be 100% community-friendly
  2. She/he must have completed the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps
  3. She/he must have advanced knowledge in the use of Microsoft packages (word, excel and PowerPoints)
  4. Demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of others, including partner organization on the essence of data for decision.
  5. Should be able to design and implement surveys, have knowledge of commonly used probability and purposive sampling techniques.
  6. Should have knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data collection, reporting techniques. S/he should understand and be able to apply basic measures of central tendency and spread.
  7. Understands Program indicators, as well as strategies, used in measuring project results and achievements.

Method of Application

Qualified candidates who meet the above-stipulated conditions should email their CVs and Cover letters as one pdf document to greaterwomeninitiative@gmail.com  with the job title “Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer- Abia State” on or before 30th January 2022.

 

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted for physical interviews and assessments.

 

Qualifications

HUMAN RIGHT AND GENDER OFFICER

Job Description
She/he reports directly to the program officer and is responsible for:
  1. Promoting respect for human rights in all aspects for sex workers
  2. Regularly document reports of human right violations against sex workers
  3. Support gender mainstreaming and identify other specific gender issues faced by sex workers
  4. Provide the necessary technical expertise to the mission components on gender mainstreaming strategies, including expanding analytical capacity and developing gender-sensitive policies and programs;
  5. Liaise, coordinate and monitor project activities with state human rights commission institutions;
  6. Identify and specify human rights and gender needs for advisory services and technical cooperation;
  7. Prepare analytical briefings, briefing notes and reports to State Ministry of Justice on gender and human rights issues specific to violations against sex workers human rights.
  8. Provide training and guidance to inform the development of gender-sensitive policies and operational tools.
  9. Contribute to the consolidation and documentation of good practices and lessons learned from the programme for peace and security of human rights, gender and sex workers’ rights and ensure their integration into policy development and review processes;
  10. Perform any other tasks as directed by the supervisor.
Qualifications

Basic Requirements

  1. Applicants must possess at least Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
  2. She/he must be 100% community-friendly
  3. She/he must have completed the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps
  4. She/he must possess at least four (4) years of experience implementing programs for human rights protection in any registered Right focused non-profit organization in Nigeria.
  5. She/he must demonstrate and show evidence of human rights cases handled in the past 2 years.

Method of Application

Qualified candidates who meet the above-stipulated conditions should email their CVs and Cover letters as one pdf document to greaterwomeninitiative@gmail.com  with the job title “Human Right and Gender Officer- Abia State” on or before 30th January 2022.

 

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted for physical interviews and assessment.

 

RESEARCH OFFICER

Job Description

She/he reports directly to the program officer and is responsible for:

  1. She/he will support the effective design, coordination and delivery of research comprising of qualitative formative studies, process research (e.g. pre-testing of outputs) and impact evaluation
  2. Support the procurement, commissioning, facilitating and monitoring of research and outreach inputs (e.g. focus group sessions, panel studies, case studies, listening groups, quantitative studies/surveys etc), including negotiations on technical matters;
  3. She/he will be primarily responsible for qualitative research activities conducted by GWIHR using innovative and suitable methodologies; undertake the conduct of all research sampling, research instrument design (e.g. discussion guide, recruiting questionnaire), data collection, data analysis and report writing when required.
  4. She/he will support the MEL team in analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, interpreting and communicating learnings from primary and secondary research work in order to help programs teams draw insights from the data that will be useful in the design of activities;
  5. Undertake the communication of findings/learnings to internal teams and external organizations as may be required.
  6. Conduct appraisals/performance development reviews for organizational team members
  7. Support in the development of team members’ capacity/skills
  8. Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications

i. Basic Requirements

  1. A first degree in the Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences and Humanities or any other relevant field.
  2. She/he must be 100% community-friendly
  3. She/he must have completed the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps
  4. She/he must possess at least four (4) years of experience working as a research officer in any registered non-profit organization in Nigeria

ii. Other Requirements

Applicants should possess the following skills:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English Language.
  • Leadership and teamwork spirit.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and meet tight schedules under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent in time management

Method of Application

Qualified candidates who meet the above-stipulated conditions should email their CVs and Cover letters as one pdf document to greaterwomeninitiative@gmail.com  with the job title “Research Officer- Abia State” on or before 30th January 2022.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted for physical interviews and assessment.

OFFICE ASSISITANT/ CLEANER

Job Description

She/he reports directly to the Finance officer and is responsible for the following:

  1. Monitor and manage inventory of office supplies/shortages; order and distribute office equipment and stationaries effectively
  2. Perform other administrative support tasks, including updating and sorting files, drafting and proofreading correspondence.
  3. Attend to office needs of other staff in the organization.
  4. Ability to carry out duties of an office cleaner.
Qualifications

i. Basic Requirements

  1. She/he must possess a minimum level of O level certificate (credit in English, Mathematics and any other three social sciences).
  2. She/he must have an intermediate knowledge of computer operations.
  3. Certificate in any course training will be an added advantage.
  4. Must be 100% community-friendly.

ii. Other Requirements

  1. Good written and communication skills in English Language
  2. Good human relationship attitude
  3. Teamwork spirit
  4. Target minded individual
  5. Ability to tolerate
  6. Diligence and Hardworking

Work Experience

He/she must have a minimum of three years’ work experience in office management. Having worked under an NGO will be an added advantage.

Method of Application

Qualified candidates who meet the above-stipulated conditions should email their CVs and Cover letters to greaterwomeninitiative@gmail.com  with the job title “Office Assistant/Cleaner- Abia State” on or before 30th January 2022.

 

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted for the next phase of the assessment.

 

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