Over the years, Jhpiego has become a national leader in gender mainstreaming and integration in health programming and services in Nigeria as well as the mapping of services available to survivors of sexual and exploitation and abuse (SEA) and all other forms of gender-based violence.
Through several government of Nigeria projects financed by the World Bank, Jhpiego has successfully mapped existing GBV services in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi and Ogun States under the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP), Oyo State under the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project (IUFMP) and currently Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States under the North East Development Commission (NEDC) under Multisectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP).
As Jhpiego’s portfolio on GBV mapping expands, Jhpiego therefore, seeks a qualified and experienced Consultant to join the team and lead the implementation of the GBV mapping activities.
Working closely with the Project Lead, the GBV Services Mapping Consultant will be responsible for the implementation of Jhpiego’s GBV Mapping activities within the project’s active period.
H / She will work with other Jhpiego staff to ensure the implementation of the donor’s scope of work and ensure that all deliverables are fully met across all target locations within specified time.
Stakeholder engagements throughout the period of the mapping
Literature review on GBV prevention and response in Nigeria and honing in for the target states.
Recruitment and management of ad-hoc staff for mapping activity
Organization of pre-mapping sensitization meetings with stakeholders in the focal states
Organization of pre-mapping training for Research Assistants
Review of data collection instruments for the GBV services mapping
Supervision of data collection and analysis of the mapping working with the Data Analyst and other team members
Presentations to stakeholders
Development of Inception Report, Assessment and Mapping Reports as well as GBV Referral Directories and Maps
Stakeholder Validation meetings at focal states to validate mapping reports
Development of training modules for the training of GBV Services providers and project staff
Training of GBV service Providers and project staff in focal states
Any other duties as assigned by the Project Lead.
Qualifications / Experiences / Competencies
Advanced degree in Development and Gender Studies, Women Studies, Human Rights, Communication, Public Health, International Health, International Development or a related field with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in development of which 5-6 years working experience in the areas gender, women’s health, gender-based violence (GBV) and human rights defense.
Understanding of the Nigerian social and political context and developments in the area of gender equality mainstreaming, women empowerment and gender-based violence programming
Strong understanding of empowerment and gender-based violence prevention and response frameworks
Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with government stakeholder and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, the private sector and donors.
Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational, supervisory and team-building skills.
Ability to multi-task and proven knowledge and skills in use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word processing, Excel and PowerPoint) is mandatory
Excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation skills and fluency in English language
Excellent group facilitation and communication skills; experience in multi-stakeholder consultation, and strategic planning
Location Anticipated and Duration
Abuja with periodic travel to target states from June-December 2021.