purpose of the position
The PSS / GBV Specialist oversees the technical side of protection activities, carries out the project’s framework, ensuring compliance and operational quality.
Main responsibilities and tasks
Develop, and supervise protection activities implementation in a timely manner
Ensure adherence to work plans and M&E plans
Contribute to timely submission of relevant reports to the leading agency as per the agreed reporting schedule
Ensure data is collected regularly to respond to agreed indicators
Contribute to project proposals development for the GBV sector in Borno State, in close coordination with the technical team, protection focal points, under the supervision of the Coordination of INTERSOS Nigeria;
Carry out rapid assessments to investigate programming opportunities inside Borno State;
In close collaboration and under the supervision of the Protection Coordinator (PC), capacity building of INTERSOS in PSS and GBV sector to meet GBV and PSS minimum standards in emergency programs.
This includes training and mentoring of INTERSOS staff.
Provide technical support, insights for PSS and GBV activities and standards including via tools and methodologies to national and international staff.
Guides the implementation of PSS programming with a focus on technical aspects and quality assurance through close monitoring, supervision, and training for national staff.
Provide technical support to GBV cases documentation through GBVIMS forms / system.
Contribute, under PC guidance, to strengthening INTERSOS Nigeria in the protection sector
In close collaboration and under the supervision of the Protection Coordinator; Ensure 5W matrices are submitted to the State Clusters per the agreed reporting schedule
In close collaboration and under the supervision of the Protection Coordinator; Represent the program with national authorities, non-
state actors, UN agencies, NGOs, donors in Borno State and in Abuja;
Execute managerial duties for national staff direct reports related to their employment life cycle (i.e hiring, training, performance management, coaching, ..)
Relevant degree in Psychology, social sciences, development studies, gender and / or women’s studies or other related field and / or or equivalent MHPSS / GBV working experience.
Relevant working experience of at least 3 years and previous Humanitarian experience. Previous experience in Nigeria and / or Western and Central Africa is an asset.
Demonstrated proficiency in technical GBV case management and gender analysis. (including MHPSS PFA, GBVIMS)
Good knowledge of the international standard on GBV and Protection
Strong Leadership and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated organizational skills in highly complex emergency operations
Knowledge of communication strategies and techniques
Must be able to work independently while being a strong team player.
Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Fully proficient in written and spoken English
Willingness to accept basic living standard and frequent field missions
Ability to deal with stress and demanding working environment
Readiness to commit and adhere to the values, mission and vision of INTERSOS