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Duty station: Maiduguri (Nigeria), with sporadic missions to field bases
Starting date: 01/04/2020
Contract duration: 6 months
Reporting to: Protection Coordinator
Supervision of: PSS and GBV case workers team leaders
General context of the project
Since 2009, insurgency and armed organised groups activities have crippled North-eastern Nigeria. Borno State continues to be the most affected, with over 1.3 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). Recent advances by the Nigerian Army and the Multinational Joint Task Force have improved humanitarian access in 25 of the 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Borno, but have also revealed the extent of the crisis. In newly accessible areas, basic infrastructure has been destroyed, essential services are non-existent, and most local governance systems are not functional. In support to the UN-led coordinated humanitarian response in the region, INTERSOS is implementing an integrated project to address critical gaps in health, nutrition, and WASH services for a highly vulnerable population in the newly accessible host communities in the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ngala (Ngala-Gambaru), Bama (Banki), Monguno (Monguno), Magumeri (Magumeri and Gajigana), Dikwa (Dikwa), Mobbar (Damasak) and Local Government Area (LGA). The GBV-protection component is a core activity in INTERSOS projects in Nigeria. It includes comprehensive services provision for GBV survivors including specialized case management, individual psychosocial counselling for survivors and individuals showing high levels of distress, group psychosocial support for women and girls, targeted material assistance; Capacity building of specific protection staff responsible for different technical elements of GBV prevention and response, including individual case management of GBV cases, MHPSS, PFA and safe and confidential referral to specialized services, mobile case management and PSS; Security audits, FDGs and regular in depth sector assessments; Including men and boys in promoting protection and GBV prevention.
General purpose of the position
The PSS/GBV Specialist oversees the technical side of protection activities related to GBV and psychosocial support, carries out the project’s framework, ensuring compliance and operational quality, in collaboration with the Protection Coordinator.
Main responsibilities and tasks
Required profile and experience
Please note that our application process is made of 3 quick steps: register (including your name, email, password, citizenship and Skype address), sign-up and apply attaching your CV and motivation letter in PDF format. Through the platform, candidates will be able to track their applications’ history with INTERSOS.
In case you encounter severe difficulties applying through the platform, you can send an email attaching your CV and motivation letter (both in PDF version) via email to [email protected], with subject line: “Platform issue – SR-49-1444 – PSS/GBV Specialist - Nigeria”.
Please also mention the name, position and contact details of at least two references, including the line manager during your last job. Family members are to be excluded.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.Interested and qualified? Go to INTERSOS on www.intersos.org to apply
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