Technical Officer – SRHR and GBV


Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development (YNCSD)

  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:Nationals-only contract
  • Salary: ₦ 90000-125000 / monthly
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Location:Nigeria
Gender-based violence (GBV) Sexual & reproductive rights (SRHR) Youth
Job Description
Since its inception, YNCSD has been catalyzing efforts of young people towards ending Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and gender-based violence, through effective programming that transforms social norms underpinning these practices as well as promoting reproductive health and rights for women and girls. Part of our activities is to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted and that women and girls have access to reproductive health services and are given the opportunity to exercise full agency over their bodies. We pride ourselves to be a leading youth-led organization delivering quality programs and interventions for our donors and partners based in Nigeria and globally.

  • Conduct research: Conduct thorough research on SRHR and GBV topics, including current trends, best practises, and evidence-based interventions. Stay updated on the latest developments in the field to inform program design and implementation.
  • Program Development: Collaborate with the team to develop comprehensive programs that address SRHR and GBV issues. Ensure that programs are evidence-based, culturally sensitive, and aligned with international standards and guidelines.
  • Proposal writing: Prepare high-quality proposals for funding opportunities related to SRHR and GBV initiatives. Utilize strong writing skills to clearly articulate program objectives, activities, outcomes, and budget requirements.
  • Monitoring and evaluation: Develop robust monitoring and evaluation frameworks to measure the impact of SRHR/GBV programs. Collect relevant data, analyze findings, and generate comprehensive reports to assess program effectiveness.
  • Capacity building: Provide technical support to staff members, partners, or stakeholders involved in implementing SRHR/GBV interventions. Conduct trainings or workshops to enhance knowledge of key concepts, methodologies, or tools related to the field.
  • Collaboration: Foster partnerships with relevant organizations or institutions working in the field of SRHR/GBV. Participate in coordination meetings or working groups to contribute insights from our organization’s experiences.
  • Identify gaps/challenges in service delivery for survivors and coordinate with relevant actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and accessible to survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals.
  • In coordination with the program department, and informed by community consultations, establish and manage relationships with activists from the KP communities.
  • In collaboration with the Advocacy Unit, identify and design initiatives that can respond to the capacity needs of LGBTIQ+, and Sex Workers community-led organizations and activists
  • Design Organizational Capacity Assessment Tools targeted at LGBTIQ+ and Sex Worker Organizations and Activists aimed at understanding gaps in SRH product and service provision
  • Lead in the delivery of capacity training for LBQ and Sex Worker communities on SRH product use and uptake
  • Participate actively in regional Safe Abortion Movements and platforms

Skills and Experiences Required
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience working with KP communities in Nigeria
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the context and organizing specifically within the KP movement in Nigeria.
  • Must be based in Abuja
  • Must demonstrate emotional intelligence
  • Must be willing to write extensively, including policy briefs and project reports

We are interested in applicants who are familiar with or are part of the KP communities.

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