INTERSOS Current Job Vacancies [4 Positions]

Posted on :

23 Aug, 2018

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Non profit Organization Jobs

INTERSOS, is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: PSS Team Leader
Location: Based in either of the following locations: Baga, Magumeri Borno State
Job Type: Full Time
Starting date: 14th September, 2018.
Reporting to: Protection Coordinator and Project Manager
Collaborations: Protection monitoring team, Social workers, Health and Nutrition team, GBV and CP case workers

Summary

  • INTERSOS Nigeria is recruiting for a national PSS Team Leader in Borno State. The PSS Team Leader is responsible for ensuring excellent organization and coordination of all PSS activities implemented within the Community Centre (CC) and at the field level in the geographical area of implementation. The CC provides information, counselling, vocational training, meetings and recreational activities taking place in the space.
  • The PSS Team Leader will immediately report sensitive information gathered in the centres to the social worker for proper case management and assist in following on survivors to remind them on next visit schedules.

Objective

  • To improve the protective environment of the most vulnerable IDPs and conflict- affected population through provision of GBV prevention and response activities.
  • The Women Friendly space facilitator will work in the women friendly space to manage meetings and recreational activities taking place in the space. The WFS facilitator will immediately report sensitive information gathered at the WFS to the social worker for proper case management and assist in following on survivors to remind them on next visit schedules.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Organize the Women friendly space for regular weekly women meetings and recreation activities
  • Serve as a link between INTERSOS Case Worker ( staff) and the women group
  • Welcome each survivor accessing the space and make her feel comfortable
  • Provide confidential and safe space for survivors accessing the space.
  • Immediately contact INTERSOS Social worker to begin case management based on the information gathered.
  • Identifying vulnerable women and children and trying to understand the reasons or causes of their vulnerability
  • Provide follow-up reminders to survivors about return visits for health, psychosocial ect.
  • Attend trainings as requested by INTERSOS
  • Ensure that the women Friendly space is accessible to survivors or women in need at all times.

Requirements

  • Has to be a member of the women group in her location
  • At least able to read and write basic information or communicate accurate information orally with Case Worker
  • A resident or IDP in Pathai, Walgak, Jiech or Lankien
  • Ability to respect the dignity of people of concerns especially GBV survivors
  • Ability to manage and support women group in coordination with Women leader and INTERSOS staff
  • Wiliness to offer time and efforts at WFS when necessary
  • Ensure – through clear weekly and monthly work plans – protection monitoring and field assessment activities are carried out in a timely, effective and technically sound manner.
  • Supervise gathering data on the types of GBV risks faced by women and children and the ability of both families and the community to provide care for and meet the needs of GBV survivors;
  • Identifying vulnerable women and children and trying to understand the reasons or causes of their vulnerability;
  • Respect the standards of confidentially at all times
  • Mapping out the resources or services that can provide support to women, girls, men and boys also families in order to verify also existing self-protection and coping structures amongst the beneficiaries;
  • Referring GBV survivors to the case workers in order to address their needs, such as access to welfare support, medical attention, food, shelter and education among others;
  • Acting as a focal point for reporting GBV concerns, including physical or sexual abuse, violence or exploitation;
  • Coordinating activities within the community in prevention of GBV;
  • Engaging in discussions/dialogue sessions with women, girls and boys on the issues that affect them on an ongoing basis and working with the community to find or develop appropriate solutions;
  • Supporting and promoting the genuine participation of women and girls in decision-making that affects their lives – in part by modelling good practices of communication between women and men;
  • Supervise the conduction of individual interviews and facilitate participatory protection field assessment – applying the Age, Gender and Diversity approach to fully understand the displaced population in its diversity, their protection concerns and priorities, and the resources available to them.
  • Support the collection of information/data about vulnerability, protection needs and concerns of the targeted population.
  • Act as focal point for the identification and referral of Extremely Vulnerable Individuals and People with Specific Protection Needs for adequate assistance according to INTERSOS pre-defined criteria.
  • Manage individual protection cases, including maintaining strict protocols for confidentiality and consent.
  • Update case files on individual developments, following international SOPs and ensuring beneficiaries’ data are protected.
  • Conduct follow-up monitoring visits to ensure that needs have been met in an appropriate manner and beneficiary have the opportunity to provide feedback on the assistance received.
  • Ensure dissemination of clear and reliable information on service provision and other preselected key topics.
  • Contribute to the establishment/maintenance of a referral pathway, respectful of the confidentiality principle and international SOPs.
  • Prepare and timely submit activity plans and reports to hierarchy.
  • Provide constant feedback to supervisor on progress, lesson learnt, achievements and gaps, issues and problems.
  • Liaise with relevant public authorities and services providers in order to foster effective collaboration and encourage national interest and ownership in protection of IDPs, refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Managers and Protection Coordinator;
  • Conduct duties in accordance with INTERSOS Nigeria programme and protection Standard
  • Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Conduct duties in strict accordance with INTERSOS Code of Conduct and the principle of confidentiality.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant protection professional experience of three (2) years, preferably in emergency and/or development context;
  • Prior experience working in Protection, GBV and CP
  • Prior experience or familiarity with persons of concern (including internally displaced persons and refugees-returnees) would be a distinct advantage;
  • Prior experience or familiarity with NGO sector would be an advantage;
  • Familiarity with international protection and human rights legal standards, with special emphasis on women rights and SGBV, would be a distinct advantage.
  • Good spoken and written English and relevant computer skills. Local language fluency required.
  • A high respect to client/organization confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and respect for people with special needs and other vulnerability.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.

Competency Profile

  • Experience in management of a team;
  • Excellent analysis and reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Punctuality and respect for applicable rules and procedures;
  • Ethical and transparent decision-making;
  • High regard toward preserving confidentiality of work-related information and data;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of local communities and customary rules;
  • Independent work, i.e. with minimal supervision and under pressure;
  • Self-motivation, goal/result-orientation and team work;
  • Flexibility, creativeness, tolerance and maturity.
  • Computer/IT literacy (OS Windows/Vista/Linux, MS Office, Internet etc.);

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Midwife
Location: Magumeri, Borno State – with travel to other activity sites
Reporting to: Clinical Supervisor

Major Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of Clinical Supervisor, the Midwife is responsible for women and children health and performing the role of registered midwife
  • Ensure the implementation and continuity of antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, obstetrical care (BEmONC)
  • Collaborate with the medical doctor and /or nurse in the management of Sexual Violence cases
  • Assess the feasibility for referral of pregnant women for medical evaluation and/or complicated deliveries.
  • Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria (including universal precautions) are met according to MSF specifications.
  • Guarantee a regular and ongoing supply of drugs and equipment required for maternity activities (including monitoring/consumption control/ordering of orders.
  • Ensure patients’ right to privacy and confidentiality is respected
  • According protocols in place, conduct normal deliveries independently, manage obstetric emergencies; identify cases needing referral and send them in time, detecting possible anomalies/infections of the newborn and reporting them to the doctor, in order to ensure successful interventions. Supervises the use of drugs, facilities and obstetric material, in order to ensure, in accordance with number of patients and prescriptions, a rational use, as well as pharmacy stock levels, are permanently updated, kept under appropriate conditions and above minimum safety point.
  • Monitor signs of malnutrition among pregnant & lactating women (PLW) and children; providing counselling and advice to all patients on Women, Infant and Young Children best feeding practices (IYCF).
  • Updating patients’ registration books and other related appointment information; Carry-out and supervise administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, statistics, etc.),
  • Preparing and facilitating regular health education sessions for patients at the health facility in coordination with the clinic staff
  • Responsible for providing inputs and data for monthly SRH activities’ reports in timely manner and report any problematic situations and cases arising)
  • Conduct data quality assessment in a weekly basis
  • Participate and update progress in weekly technical meeting with SRH staffs
  • Any other duties according to the needs

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Maiduguri – Borno State – with frequent field visit to INTERSOS field
Starting Date: 14th September, 2018.
Reporting to: M&E Manager

Purpose of the Position

  • Position summary: Main Purpose of the Job is to Support the Programs in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to ensure accountability and efficiency.
  • Reporting to the M&E manager and closely working with the program staff

Responsibilities

  • Participate in planning and undertaking surveys, rapid assessments, as well as in the monitoring and evaluation of the program activities especially in relation to
  • WASH, NFIs, Shelter and Protection
  • Participate in development and strengthening of monitoring and evaluation procedures
  • Participate in Monitoring of all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output and outcomes
  • Participate in development of monitoring and impact indicator for the project success
  • Provide feedback to the Program Managers on project activities
  • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the Program Managers
  • Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the Program Managers in preparing relevant reports
  • Assist the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use
  • Perform other duties as delegated

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 2 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in development and emergency projects
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software.
  • Ability to work independently and make good decisions with minimum supervision
  • Excellent command of English and local language oral and written
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player.
  • Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, power point presentation etc.) are an added advantage.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Protection Officer
Location: Baga, Borno State
Job Type: Full Time
Starting date: 14th September, 2018.
Reporting to: Protection Coordinator and Project Manager
Collaborations: Protection monitoring team, Social workers, Health and Nutrition team, GBV and CP case workers

Summary

  • INTERSOS Nigeria is recruiting for a Protection Officer in Kukawa LGA. The Protection Officer is responsible for ensuring excellent organization and coordination of all protection activities implemented within the Community Centre (CC) and at the field level in the geographical area of implementation.
  • Provides information, counselling, vocational training and social activities to beneficiaries (women and children). In addition, s/he is responsible for supervising Case Workers and Case assistants in assessing women and children’s immediate needs, developing immediate care and treatment goals, and implementing and monitoring women and children clients’ care action plans. The post holder reports to the Protection Project Manager and Coordinator.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure – through clear weekly and monthly work plans – protection monitoring and field assessment activities are carried out in a timely, effective and technically sound manner.
  • Supervise gathering data on the types of GBV risks faced by women and children and the ability of both families and the community to provide care for and meet the needs of GBV survivors;
  • Identifying vulnerable women and children and trying to understand the reasons or causes of their vulnerability;
  • Respect the standards of confidentially at all times
  • Mapping out the resources or services that can provide support to women, girls, men and boys also families in order to verify also existing self-protection and coping structures amongst the beneficiaries;
  • Referring GBV survivors to the case workers in order to address their needs, such as access to welfare support, medical attention, food, shelter and education among others;
  • Acting as a focal point for reporting GBV concerns, including physical or sexual abuse, violence or exploitation;
  • Coordinating activities within the community in prevention of GBV;
  • Engaging in discussions/dialogue sessions with women, girls and boys on the issues that affect them on an ongoing basis and working with the community to find or develop appropriate solutions;
  • Supporting and promoting the genuine participation of women and girls in decision-making that affects their lives – in part by modelling good practices of communication between women and men;
  • Supervise the conduction of individual interviews and facilitate participatory protection field assessment – applying the Age, Gender and Diversity approach to fully understand the displaced population in its diversity, their protection concerns and priorities, and the resources available to them.
  • Support the collection of information/data about vulnerability, protection needs and concerns of the targeted population.
  • Act as focal point for the identification and referral of Extremely Vulnerable Individuals and People with Specific Protection Needs for adequate assistance according to INTERSOS pre-defined criteria.
  • Manage individual protection cases, including maintaining strict protocols for confidentiality and consent.
  • Update case files on individual developments, following international SOPs and ensuring beneficiaries’ data are protected.
  • Conduct follow-up monitoring visits to ensure that needs have been met in an appropriate manner and beneficiary have the opportunity to provide feedback on the assistance received.
  • Ensure dissemination of clear and reliable information on service provision and other preselected key topics.
  • Contribute to the establishment/maintenance of a referral pathway, respectful of the confidentiality principle and international SOPs.
  • Prepare and timely submit activity plans and reports to hierarchy.
  • Provide constant feedback to supervisor on progress, lesson learnt, achievements and gaps, issues and problems.
  • Liaise with relevant public authorities and services providers in order to foster effective collaboration and encourage national interest and ownership in protection of IDPs, refugees and other persons of concern.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Managers and Protection Coordinator;
  • Conduct duties in accordance with INTERSOS Nigeria programme and protection Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Conduct duties in strict accordance with INTERSOS Code of Conduct and the principle of confidentiality.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant protection professional experience of three (2) years, preferably in emergency and/or development context;
  • Prior experience working in Protection, GBV and CP
  • Prior experience or familiarity with persons of concern (including internally displaced persons and refugees-returnees) would be a distinct advantage;
  • Prior experience or familiarity with NGO sector would be an advantage;
  • Familiarity with international protection and human rights legal standards, with special emphasis on women rights and SGBV, would be a distinct advantage.
  • Good spoken and written English and relevant computer skills. Local language fluency required.
  • A high respect to client/organization confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and respect for people with special needs and other
  • vulnerability.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.

Competency profile:

  • Experience in management of a team;
  • Excellent analysis and reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Punctuality and respect for applicable rules and procedures;
  • Ethical and transparent decision-making;
  • High regard toward preserving confidentiality of work-related information and data;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of local communities and customary rules;
  • Independent work, i.e. with minimal supervision and under pressure;
  • Self-motivation, goal/result-orientation and team work;
  • Flexibility, creativeness, tolerance and maturity.
  • Computer/IT literacy (OS Windows/Vista/Linux, MS Office, Internet etc.);

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 31st August, 2018.

Note: Women candidates are strongly encouraged.