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  • Posted: Oct 6, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 13, 2022
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  • Pro-Health International was founded in 1991 by four medical professionals: Drs. Mark Umoh, Efem Iyeme, Owido Udofia, and Iko Ibanga, who were concerned about taking free, quality healthcare to rural communities in Africa where easy access to healthcare was a challenge. For Iko Ibanga, Pro-Health International was a culmination of past desires and experience...
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    Adolescent and Gender Officer

    Job Description

    • Conduct an analysis of the experiences, risks and challenges for children--- girls and boys, including disabled children--- in the targeted states / communities.
    • Design and conduct gender assessments at regular intervals
    • Develop a gender mainstreaming plan and keep it up-to-date annually. The plan must include activities, indicators and means of verification, deadlines and resources for each activity;
    • Collaborate with other colleagues and CBO partners to ensure gender integration throughout the implementation of the project in accordance with the USAID donor policies / strategies and gender requirements;
    • Provide technical support to CBOs in raising awareness in target communities about the sexual risk’s adolescents
    • Support CBOs to identify and address the difficult issues of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and GBV through culturally acceptable and age-appropriate content and highlighting the key role parents can play in protecting their children from CSA and GBV and responding to abuse.
    • Support CSOs to establish and strengthen referral mechanism and linkages between the communities and health facilities for ASRH and gender-based violence, including implementation ofclinical pathway for treatment of sexual assault survivors;
    • Contribute to the documentation and dissemination of project efforts, achievements, lessons learned and innovations within PHI and to the larger Nigerian and global community, as appropriate;
    • Facilitate capacity development for partner CBOs, community volunteers, child protection committees and other key stakeholders on gender integration and child protection;
    • Provide regular supportive supervision to CBO staff to ensure the achievement of expected results;
    • Monitor and evaluate program performance on gender-related goals and objectives, and contribute content for internal and external reporting.
    • Collaborate with the Gender and Adolescent Program Advisor and other PHI ICHSSA team to drive the implementation of Gender and Adolescents in Bauchi.

    Required Travel:

    • Ability to travel up to 50 % of time

    Minimum Qualifications / Skills

    • BSc in Social Sciences, Education
    • 2 - 4 years work experience.
    • Must have good knowledge of Gender mainstreaming
    • Good working knowledge of current Nigeria’s HIV Response, HIV prevention and treatment adherence principles, particularly for children
    • Knowledge of GON and PEPEAR current OVC guidelines and ability to address the guidelines using the project's strategy.
    • Must understand the principles of 95-95-95towards zero HIV transmission and contribution of Community OVC programs to this goal.
    • Experience working closely with other IPs and government personnel at several levels.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should send their Cover Letters along with their Resume / CV as one document to: prohealthcareers1@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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