Gender and Inclusion Expert at Idmibok International

Idmibok International (1)

Idmibok International is a 360° systems diagnostic and correction company. We offer holistic, pragmatic, and robust systems appraisals, to intervene in a targeted yet comprehensive manner to address critical organizational, business and development-related issues. By collaborating with global and local development and private entities – such as governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, we draw on breadth and wealth of experience in diverse environments or ecosystems, globally and across Africa, including in South Sudan, and extensively in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Gender and Inclusion Expert

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Contract

Job Overview

  • We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Gender, GBV, and Inclusion Expert to join our public health team. The ideal candidate will possess expertise and guidance on gender-based violence (GBV) prevention, case identification, response activities, and promoting inclusion within a specific program. Familiarity with Nigerian socio-cultural norms and structures is essential.
  • The candidate should also have knowledge of USAID and PEPFAR gender policies and strategies.
  • The expert will support program improvement, develop action plans, engage with stakeholders, and contribute to policy development.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity are crucial for successful collaboration with USAID, implementing partners, government officials, civil society partners, and other stakeholders.
  • This program will be implemented in 26 states across Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop custom indicators to monitor GBV prevention, case identification, and response activities within the program.
  • Utilize data collected through monitoring to facilitate program improvement and enhance outcomes.
  • Develop an Action Plan to address any identified gaps in GBV prevention and response activities.
  • Support the implementation of the Action Plan by providing technical assistance and guidance to the implementing partners (IPs).
  • Review the delivery of curricula related to gender and community norms change.
  • Provide recommendations for improvement and ensure alignment with program objectives.
  • Improve the linkages between community-based HIV and GBV prevention interventions and clinical post-GBV care services.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration and integration to ensure comprehensive support for survivors of GBV.
  • Engage with national and state-level stakeholders in developing gender and GBV policies, guidelines, and tools, as appropriate.
  • Support the activities of the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, particularly in the establishment of the state GBV dashboard.
  • Develop a specific Technical Assistance Plan to address the needs and capacity gaps of key implementing partners (IPs).
  • Provide tailored technical assistance to IPs, including training, mentoring, and capacity-building activities.
  • Prepare and submit a final report that includes detailed recommendations and best practices based on the findings and lessons learned during the program implementation.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Advanced Degree in Gender Studies, Social Sciences, Public Health, or a related field with at least 5 years experience
  • Proven expertise and experience in gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response, including the use of custom indicators.
  • Strong knowledge of gender and inclusion issues, particularly within the context of development programs.
  • Experience in developing action plans and providing technical assistance for program improvement.
  • Understanding of the linkages between community-based interventions and postGBV care services.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with stakeholders at national and state levels.
  • Knowledge of policy development processes and experience in contributing to policy formulation.
  • Ability to provide targeted technical assistance and capacity-building support to implementing partners.

Application Closing Date
3rd July, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using “Gender and Inclusion Expert” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.