VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT: Advisor, Organizational Development (AOD) and Director, Gender and Inclusiveness (DGI)
Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE)
Abuja, Nigeria
6d ago

Position Vacancies

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE is a local Non-Government Organization (NGO), not for profit, faith-based organisation seeking candidates in response to a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) from USAID for an upcoming 5 year Orphans and Vulnerable Children and Social Services project to be implemented in Akwa Ibom and Cross Rivers State from December 2019 to December 2024 :

Each applicant should insert a table which highlights their relevant experience using the format in the below table. Pick the column of the position you are applying for and delete the column of the positions that are not relevant to the position you are applying for.

Domain AOD DGI Highest relevant qualification Number of years of experience with similar responsibilities as suggested for the position Number of those years with USG-

funded activity Number of those years with HIV / AIDS programming

Advisor, Organizational Development (AOD)

The AOD will lead the organizational development of private, public institutions and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in relation to USAID / Nigeria technical and managerial direction.

S / he will coordinate and ultimately be responsible for all capacity strengthening and compliance to policy standards across project partners.

The AOD will provide overall leadership, management and general technical direction for strengthening local partner capacity and ability to access future USAID funding, Strengthening the GON’s capacity to be the steward of the Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) response, leverage Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) and sustainability work of other USG-

supported activities, as well as the work of other development partners and relevant stakeholders, capacity strengthening of local nongovernmental organizations, systems strengthening to facilitate better service delivery, strengthening systems to support country ownership, strengthening the capacity of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), State Ministry of Health (SMOH), Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development (FMWASD), State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development (SMWASD), and other key organizations, strengthening local community-

based organizations, engaging and strengthening local research capacity.

She / he will also lead the strengthening of national policies and systems that are essential to HIV / AIDS service expansion and entails training, capacity building of local organizations to improve effectiveness and sustainability, technical assistance in a range of areas, and support in the development of policies and advocacy.

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Development Studies, Social Work or other health-related field.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in organizational development with preference to USAID projects and at least 4 years in senior program management implementing development activities in Nigeria.
  • Director, Gender and Inclusiveness (DGI)

  • The DGI will lead the strategies that will help reduce gender disparities in access to, control over, and benefit from resources, wealth, opportunities and services in economic, social, political, and cultural arenas;
  • decrease GBV and mitigate its harmful effects on individuals and communities and increase the capability of women and girls to understand their civil rights and have control over their life’s outcomes.

    She / he will ensure programs that mitigate against gender and HIV sensitive government protection and support, promote transformative gender, HIV and Gender-

    Based Violence (GBV) prevention, especially sexual violence, and abuse, gender and HIV sensitive cultural norms and practices, gender-

    based violence and HIV stigma and discrimination, gender and HIV sensitive government protection and support,

    Minimum Qualifications :

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Gender issues, Development Studies, Social Work or other health-related field.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in Gender programming particularly USAID programs and 4 years in senior program management implementing international development activities in Africa, with preference given to OVC and HIV / AIDS / Health activities under a USG funded award in Nigeria.
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