GBV / MPHSS Officer at Green Concern for Development (GREENCODE)

Green Concern for Development (GREENCODE) is a National registered NGO with CAC No: CAC/IT/NO 25643 and has been in operation for over 10 years. Our mission is to work with the poor and socially excluded people and government for the promotion of environmental and human rights protection in communities in Nigeria, aimed at poverty reduction through education, information sharing, research, training and direct impact interventions are in humanitarian emergency response and development, with physical presence in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Cross River, Akwa Ibom States and Federal Capital Territory (FCT-Abuja).

CBM International in collaboration with its implementing partners (GREENCODE) will implement the BMZ-Transitional Development Aid funded Project in Borno State, towards strengthening the resilience of vulnerable households in selected communities in Bama, Jere and Konduga LGA’s, with focus on three complementary and interlinked components in the areas of Food Security and Livelihood, WASH, Protection and Peaceful coexistence.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: GBV / MPHSS Officer

Location: Maidugur, Borno

Job Summary

  • The GBV/MPHSS Officer will provide technical support and leadership required for the successful implementation of CBM project and will support in awareness raising activities, including the provision of information on available GBV and SRH services and facilitating referrals.
  • The GBV/MPHSS officer will be responsible for providing training and mentoring to community volunteers in referring cases of GBV.

Major Responibilities

  • Oversee case management including follow-up on referrals and action plans, and support services provided to GBV survivors, ensuring that the survivors receive the minimum package
  • Work closely with the team to Initiate planning for longer-term GBV prevention and response activities, including referral pathways and standard operating procedures
  • Maintain, monitor and measure GBV project implementation and contribute to effective information management on GBV survivors, adhering to the national guidance on case management of survivors and the SOPs
  • Closely work with case workers, outreach workers etc to ensure that best practices are respected and international standards are met in responding and preventing GBV
  • Provide technical oversight and capacity-building through training, mentorship and on-the-job support for case workers, community volunteers, and adolescent peer groups on GBV and SRH awareness-raising and referrals.
  • Strengthen and maintain networks with community leaders and groups and service providers to ensure that survivors receive compassionate support from the community and to encourage greater communication, collaboration and coordination among partners.
  • Input into referral pathways to ensure a community perspective is included. Ensure referral pathways are shared and understood within the community.
  • Supervise and lead the implementation of activities at the community psychosocial centers including the setting up of information and help desk
  • Participate in the development of monthly outreach plans with case workers and community volunteers, based on case trends and ongoing needs of women and girls, including strategies to reach women and girls who are more isolated/have special needs.
  • Provide leadership and guidance regarding GBV and SRH activities to all Case Workers to ensure all program activities meet best practice standards as well as taking lead in male discussion sessions in Engaging Men through Accountable Practice.
  • Assist with developing adequate project monitoring systems and help to ensure that Case Workers utilize these systems correctly and consistently and provide support where needed
  • Ensure the implementation of an effective referral system at the interagency and community level to ensure survivors can access quality case management services in a timely manner.
  • Lead case management of Gender Based Violence Cases and ensure proper documentation, assessment, case plan implementation, follow-up and information management of all GBV cases.
  • Submit monthly report
  • And perform any other task as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Psychology, Social Sciences, Public Health, or Nursing required.
  • Proven experience in similar functions desirable.
  • Experience in GBVIMS and case management
  • Two years and above experience in a similar position or related
  • Flexible and willing to work in rural communities especially field based
  • Attended training on GBV and is aware of protection issues.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Fluency in English, additional fluency in Hausa and Kanuri an advantage.

Deadline: 12th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application and request for competency form, fill and submit the competency form to: [email protected] and copy [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note

  • The title of the position must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The position is valid for the duration stated, we don’t pay relocation allowance or provide house for field staff. Only applicant that adhere to the full instruction in this advert will be attended to.
  • Applicants must be resident in Maiduguri or its environs and ready to travel to field locations.
  • Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.
  • Equal opportunities are given to all applicants.

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