Several Job Openings at Norwegian Church Aid (NCA)

Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is a member of the ACT Alliance and works with people and local actors, especially Faith-based actors in many countries where it works in their struggle to eradicate poverty and injustices. We provide humanitarian assistance in disasters and work for long-term development in local communities and societies. In order to address the root causes of poverty, we advocate for just decisions by public authorities, businesses and religious leaders.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Gender Based Violence Officer

Locations: Dikwa, Monguno, Pulka, Ngala, Kukawa, Damboa, Damasak – Borno and any other project locations.
Reporting to: GBV Advisor

Job Purpose

  • The GBV Officer will be responsible for the timely and quality delivery of field level activities with technical support from the GBV Advisor.
  • She/he will manage the team there and ensure the smooth running of program in close coordination with other GBV/Protection actors.
  • She/he will ensure that survivor centered approach is adhered to and GBV survivors and other vulnerable women and girls receive prompt and comprehensive services.

Main Duties

  • 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 GBV Advisor,senior GBV officer and other officers to Initiate planning for longer-term GBV prevention and response activities, including referral pathway 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
  • Participate in capacity building initiatives for staff, partners and other stakeholders to ensure quality and comprehensive delivery of project activities
  • Develop plans and activities in line with project.
  • Facilitate the setting up and functional safe spaces for women and girls and supervise all safe space activities and community outreaches.
  • Conduct monitoring of program activities and ensure standards are followed.
  • Facilitate the formation of Adolescent girls groups through the engagement of care givers/parents and ensuring their inputs into the design of the AG is ensured.
  • Oversee the case management of the program and supervise case workers to implement effectively
  • Support staff to identify and link vulnerable girls to child protection actors and other service providers based on need to access support and care
  • Overall management of field based activities.
  • Conduct monitoring to partner activities in their various locations in close coordination with the M&E officer as may requested by supervisor.
  • Submit quality reports as scheduled including but not limited to weekly, monthly etc.
  • Carryout any other duties as outlined by the supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Qualification

  • Proven experience in similar function desirable.
  • Experience in GBVIMS and case management
  • At least Degree in Psychology, Social Sciences, Public Health, Humanitarian Work, Nursing required.
  • At least Two years and above experience in similar position or related
  • Flexible and willing to work and stay in rural communities especially field based
  • Attended trainings on GBV and is aware of protection issues.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and Kanuri plus any other local languages in northeast Nigeria an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with all staff and key stakeholders externally.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation, including relevant staff working for the NCA.
  • Computer literate especially micro soft work, excel database and power point. Knowledge of other software an advantage.
  • Willingness and ability to take initiative not only in identifying problems but also in suggesting and implementing solutions.
  • Self-starter
  • Willingness to stay and work in remote areas as required.

Application Closing Date
6th February, 2019 by 16:00.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: Recruitment-Ng@nca.no or recng@nca.no Please include two referees in your applications, of which one must be a recent supervisor from your former organisation/institution.

NCA’S Commitments
NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards and commitments and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements:

  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP)
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
  • ACT Alliance Code of Conduct
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook

Note

  • This is women only position.
  • Please note that the select candidate is required to start as soon as possible.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and positions may be filled before closing date.

 

Job Title: GBV Outreach Worker

Locations: Dikwa, Pulka, Monguno, Ngala, Damboa, Damasak, Kukawa
Department / Sector: GBV and Protection
Reporting to: Gender Based Violence Officer
Slot: 13

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of the job is to mainly to carryout community outreach, sensitization and awareness raising interventions to reach a wider coverage of the beneficiaries and communities on GBV related issues and engage in prevention related activities including economic empowerment activities through the Village Savings and Loan association.
  • The position holder will also be actively engaged in providing information to women and girls on available services and referrals and supports to women and girls.

Main Duties

  • Assist in the establishment of the women and girls safe spaces in the identified camp/location.
  • Create and maintain a positive and fruitful relationship with women, girls and the general community.
  • Carry out community sensitisation, awareness raising and education activities in the camps, and other locations in the communities based
  • Facilitate supports to women and girls who visit and may want to visit the safe spaces to access services and other supports.
  • Engage men and boys on GBV prevention related activities
  • Provide referrals to vulnerable women, girls, and especially GBV survivors to access services available in the community and at the safe spaces.
  • Closely work with the caseworkers, GBV officer in the formation of the Adolescent girls group with consultation and engagement with their parents.
  • Carry out weekly adolescent girls sessions as agreed
  • Carryout the economic empowerment activities as agreed and especially the VSLA for women and girls.
  • Plan and implement agreed project activities with support from supervisor
  • Conduct outreach activities to encourage women and girls to seek health care and other services.
  • Ensure that a psychosocial approach/perspective is employed in all work activities and decisions and that these reflect the priorities and best interests of women and girls been assisted.
  • Establish regular coordination and liaison with community leaders, NGOs, service providers and local organizations especially at the reception centers/transit centers etc.
  • Ensure that all program activities create a neutral and supportive environment for women and girls
  • Ensure strict adherence to NCA/ACT code of conduct
  • Assist in the formation and facilitation of women only VSLA groups in based location.

Requirements

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • University Degree in Community/Rural Development/Education, Social Sciences, or equivalent is a requirement.
  • Previous social work and or community engagement work experience or experience working with women and girls and communities affected by conflict required.
  • Good training, communication and facilitation skills necessary
  • Fluency in English, Hausa, Kanuri plus other Languages in NE Nigeria an advantage
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel programs preferred
  • Willing to stay and work remote locations, field.
  • Flexible and can adapt to prevailing environment.
  • Computer literate especially micro soft work, excel database and power point. Knowledge of other software an advantage.
  • Self-starter

Application Closing Date
6th February, 2019 by 16:00.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: Recruitment-Ng@nca.no Or recng@nca.no Please include Three Referees in your applications, of which one must be a recent supervisor from your former organisation/institution.

NCA’S Commitments
NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards and commitments and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements:

  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP)
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
  • ACT Alliance Code of Conduct
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook

Note

  • Please include three referees in your applications, of which one must be a recent supervisor from your former organisation/institution.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Please note that candidate is required to start as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and positions may be filled before closing date.