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  • Posted on: 19 January, 2016 Deadline: 31 January, 2016
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  • Girl Effect is an organisation working to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. We do this by investing in programmes for girls, connecting girls to each other to amplify their voices, and brokering access to the critical assets girls need. We drive behaviour change by harnessing media in innovative ways and building social networks to shift girls’ perceptions of themselves and how others value them.

    Translators (Hausa – English)

     

    Job Advert Summary

    In line with the global mission, Girl Effect Nigeria (GEN) currently works with adolescent girls in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa states and the Federal Capital territory Abuja to ensure that girls from Northern Nigeria (Arewa girls) are equipped to make positive choices about their future, and their families and communities support them to do so. Our activities to date have been designed to address the aim of transforming the lives of Northern Nigerian adolescent girls by repositioning them in society as critical drivers for development.

    In order to better serve girls in the above mentioned states, GEN is seeking to create a pool of translators that we can draw upon for future work and research.

    Job Advert Description

    • Must be able to speak fluently, read/write in English and Hausa

    Applications should include the following information:

    • Consultant/Company description including experience and qualifications (CVs attached as appropriate)
    • Outline of skills and competencies for this work.
    • Previous clients consulted for in similar field
    • Overall budget including proposed professional fees and expenses, hire of venues, materials and so on.
    • Also be prepared to share previous similar jobs for quality assessment ahead of the consultancy.

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    Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research

     

    Job Advert Summary

    In line with the global mission, Girl Effect Nigeria (GEN) currently works with adolescent girls in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa states and the Federal Capital territory Abuja to ensure that girls from Northern Nigeria (Arewa girls) are equipped to make positive choices about their future, and their families and communities support them to do so. Our activities to date have been designed to address the aim of transforming the lives of Northern Nigerian adolescent girls by repositioning them in society as critical drivers for development.
    In order to better serve girls in the above mentioned states, GEN is seeking to create a pool of talented individual consultants that we can draw upon for future work and research.

    Job Advert Description

    We seek consultants with expertise in the following areas:

    • Qualitative research
    • Quantitative research
    • Monitoring and evaluation

    Qualitative Research

    Have experience in:

    • Working with team members to identify project goals;
    • Establishing research methodologies and techniques for qualitative data collection and research variables;
    • Offering recommendations on evaluating projects;
    • Creating research monitoring plan, monitor the activities of research teams;
    • Reviewing data, analysing variables;
    • Conducting interviews, FGDs and other qualitative research processes
    • The use of MS Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint to support report writing
    • Writing qualitative reports

    Quantitative Research

    Have experience in:

    • Working with team members to identify project goals;
    • Establishing research methodology and techniques for qualitative data collection and research variables;
    • Developing quantitative research proposals;
    • Offering recommendations on evaluation of projects;
    • Creating research monitoring plan, monitor the activities of research teams;
    • Reviewing data, process data and use modern system soft wares like EXCEL, SPSS, STATA, DHIS and ACCESS to conduct data analysis;
    • Writing quantitative reports

    Monitoring and Evaluation

    Have experience in:

    • The collection of primary and secondary data
    • Developing high quality research tools for use with girls;
    • Conducting qualitative and quantitative data analysis
    • Developing monitoring and evaluation strategies and frameworks

    Qualifications and Experiance

    • Degree in business, international development, social sciences, statistics, demography, or related field.
    • At least 3 years’ experience in working with the development sector
    • Demonstrable experience with similar exercises in similar position
    • Very good knowledge of NGOs, CBOs and CSOs in Northern Nigeria.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills in English language required, including report development, writing and editing.
    • Ability to communicate fluently in Hausa language is an advantage.

    Applications should include the following information:

    • Consultant/Company description including experience and qualifications (CVs attached as appropriate)
    • Outline of skills and competencies for this work.
    • Previous clients consulted for in similar field
    • Tentative work plan
    • Overall budget including proposed professional fees and expenses, hire of venues, materials and so on.
    • Also be prepared to share previous similar jobs for quality assessment ahead of the consultancy.

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    Consultant, Girl and Gender Specialists

     

    Job Advert Summary

    In line with the global mission, Girl Effect Nigeria (GEN) currently works with adolescent girls in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa states and the Federal Capital territory Abuja to ensure that girls from Northern Nigeria (Arewa girls) are equipped to make positive choices about their future, and their families and communities support them to do so. Our activities to date have been designed to address the aim of transforming the lives of Northern Nigerian adolescent girls by repositioning them in society as critical drivers for development.

     

    In order to better serve girls in the above mentioned states, GEN is seeking to create a pool of translators that we can draw upon for future work and research.

    Job Advert Description

    Objectives
    We seek to identify Girl Specialists and Gender experts with an interest in future work with GEN who can provide expertise in the following areas:

    Qualifications and Experiance

    • Degree in business, international development, social sciences, statistics, demography, or related field.
    • At least 3 years’ experience in working with the development sector
    • Demonstrable experience with similar exercises in similar position
    • Very good knowledge of NGOs, CBOs and CSOs in Northern Nigeria.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills in English language required, including report development, writing and editing.
    • Ability to communicate fluently in Hausa language is an advantage.

    Applications should include the following information:

    • Consultant/Company description including experience and qualifications (CVs attached as appropriate)
    • Outline of skills and competencies for this work.
    • Previous clients consulted for in similar field
    • Tentative work plan
    • Overall budget including proposed professional fees and expenses, hire of venues, materials and so on.
    • Also be prepared to share previous similar jobs for quality assessment ahead of the consultancy.

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    Consultant, Kano State NGO Mapping Research, Nigeria

     

    Job Advert Summary

    In line with the global mission, Girl Effect Nigeria (GEN) currently works with adolescent girls in Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa states and the Federal Capital territory Abuja to ensure that girls from Northern Nigeria (Arewa girls) are equipped to make positive choices about their future, and their families and communities support them to do so. Our activities to date have been designed to address the aim of transforming the lives of Northern Nigerian adolescent girls by repositioning them in society as critical drivers for development.

     

    In order to better serve girls in the above mentioned states, GEN wishes to commission a mapping exercise to understand all organisations operating in Kano state that have a specific interest or focus on girls. This could include NGOs, media partners, private sector, humanitarian, and government players. 

    Job Advert Description

    Objectives

    • To identify organizations directly or indirectly working for and with girls across the themes of education, health, safety and violence, economic empowerment and girl’s voice, rights and participation.
    • To collect detailed information on identified organisations’ capacity, nature, scope, terms and level of their engagement in development work with particular focus on initiatives for girls
    • To draft a mapping report that will serve as a reliable reference tool for Girl Effect Nigeria (GEN) in identifying the organizations best equipped to partner with GEN in delivering services or media products for girls in Kano state
    • Include detail on which Local Government Areas are served by each NGO and CBO and in which thematic areas, and why these LGAs were selected for programme implementatio

    Timing
    Total duration of work to last 6 weeks.

    Consultant NGOs mapping in Kano State

    • Map organisations in Kano working across the themes of education, health, safety and violence, economic empowerment and girl’s voice, rights and participation and by LGA
    • Identify organisations who directly work with and for girls
    • Identify organisations who indirectly work with and for girls
    • Map the capacity of the organisations to deliver good quality services, research, and/or media products (based on criteria to be provided by GEN)
    • Provide an overview of what initiatives these organisations are or have provided for girls, across each Local Government Area in Kano state in the thematic areas outlined above, and why these areas were selected for interventions
    • Provide key contact details for each organisation identified as prospective partners.

    Qualifications and Experiance

    • Degree in business, international development, social sciences, statistics, demography, or related field.
    • At least 3 years’ experience in working with the development sector
    • Demonstrable experience with similar exercises in similar position
    • Very good knowledge of the development sector, local government, and the media landscape in Northern Nigeria.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills in English language required, including report development, writing and editing.
    • Ability to communicate fluently in Hausa language is an advantage.

    Deliverables

    • Submit an inception report within one week of commissioning, with a comprehensive methodology for the assignment and detailed work-plan with timelines
    • Develop data collection tools / frameworks
    • Conduct all desk research and interviews with relevant actors in the NGO, CBO and CSO sectors as required to meet information gathering objectives
    • Submit a draft report of findings and recommendations for review by Girl Effect Nigeria. The draft report will be commented on and returned to you within one week of submission
    • Produce a revised final report latest one week after the receipt of the draft report comments

    Reporting

    All documentation should be written in plain English and sent to Girl Effect Nigeria (GEN) as electronic copies. The consultant will report to the Monitoring, Learning and Results (MLR) consultant in the GEN office. A final approved work would be reproduced in hard copies and submitted to GEN.

    Risk Elements

    Due to the unpredictable nature of security in Nigeria, especially Northern Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), there is the likely possibility that while carrying out this assignment, the consultant may be impacted/ affected by conflict or insecurity in the North. While some parts of the North and the FCT is relatively safe, the consultant would need to bear this in mind, put in place a safety strategy as well as err on the side of caution while discharging their duties. The consultant will be responsible for his own safe and that of his employees.

    Proposal

    Proposals should include the following information:

    • Consultant/Company description including experience and qualifications (CVs attached as appropriate)
    • Outline of skills and competencies for this work.
    • Previous clients consulted for in similar field
    • Tentative work plan
    • Proposed framework for final delivery and outline of data sources to be used
    • Overall budget including proposed professional fees and expenses, hire of venues, materials and so on.
    • Also be prepared to share previous similar jobs for quality assessment ahead of the consultancy.

    Girl Effect is an equal opportunities employer and encourages application from all qualified candidates.

     

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should visit Girl Effect Career Page

    Salary package and benefits: A competitive salary and benefits will be offered to the preferred candidate.

    Note:

    • Please note that CVs should not be more than 4 pages.
    • Closing date for applications: 2 weeks from date of publication
    • Girl Effect is an equal opportunities employer and encourages application from all.

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