INTERSOS Nigeria Recruitment 2020 | Job Requirements and Guide

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INTERSOS Nigeria Recruitment 2020 – INTERSOS Nigeria is now seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced Nigerians to fill the Job vacancies below; Please Note that the recruitment guidelines, qualifications, requirements, and other relevant updates will be posted here free. We are recruiting to fill the following job position below:

INTERSOS Nigeria Recruitment 2020

INTERSOS Nigeria is seeking to employ suitable and qualified applicants to fill the position of GBV Focal Point Personnel.

The Position is based in Nigeria.

Code: SR-49-473
Location: Maiduguri with frequent missions to (Ngala, Bama and Dikwa LGAs) and sporadic missions to Abuja, Borno State, Nigeria
Contract Duration: 4 months
Reporting to: Project manager, Project coordinator
Supervision of: Around 10 local staff

General Context of the Project

Since 2009, the Boko Haram insurgency has crippled North-eastern Nigeria. Borno State continues to be most affected, with over 1.3 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). Recent advances by the Nigerian Army and the Multinational Joint Task Force have improved humanitarian access in 25 of the 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Borno, but have also revealed the extent of the crisis. In newly accessible areas, basic infrastructure has been destroyed, essential services are non-existent, and most local governance systems are not functional.

In support to the UN-led coordinated humanitarian response in the region, INTERSOS is implementing an integrated project to address critical gaps in health, nutrition, and WASH services for a highly vulnerable population in the newly accessible host communities in the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ngala (Ngala-Gambaru), Bama (Banki) and Dikwa (Dikwa) Local Government Area (LGA), Borno State, Nigeria. A GBV-protection component has been recently added to the project, in order to respond to the identified GBV-protection gaps

The protection component of the project will target:

  • Comprehensive services provision for GBV survivors including specialized case management, individual psychosocial counseling for survivors and individuals showing high levels of distress, group psychosocial support for women and girls, targeted material assistance;
  • Capacity building of specific protection staff responsible for different technical elements of GBV prevention and response, including individual case management of GBV cases, MHPSS, PFA and safe and confidential referral to specialized services
  • Mobile case management and PSS
  • Security audits, FDGs, and regular in-depth sector assessments
  • Including men and boys in promoting the protection and GBV prevention

General Purpose of the Position For INTERSOS Nigeria Recruitment 2020

  • The GBV focal point will technically oversee the protection activities INTERSOS will carry out in the framework of the whole project, ensuring operations quality.
  • S/he must be able to motivate and lead a diverse staff.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks for INTERSOS Nigeria Recruitment 2020
Project Management:

  • Supervise the implementation of protection activities in a timely manner
  • Develop and manage the implementation of/adherence to work plan and M&E plans
  • Contribute to ensuring that reports are submitted to the leading agency as per the agreed reporting schedule
  • Ensure data is collected regularly to respond to agreed indicators
  • Contribute to developing project proposals for the GBV sector in Borno State, in close coordination with the technical team, protection focal point and under the supervision of the Coordination of INTERSOS Nigeria;
  • Carry out rapid assessments to investigate further programming opportunities inside Borno State;

Program Quality:

  • Contribute, in strict collaboration and under the supervision of the protection coordinator, to build the capacity of INTERSOS in the GBV sector, to meet minimum standards for the GBV program in Emergency, including training and mentoring of the staff with the technical support of the Advisors.
  • Technical support for GBV activities throughout the programme providing insights to national and international staff on the standards including tools and methodologies.
  • Contribute, in strict collaboration and under the supervision of the protection coordinator, to strengthen the INTERSOS Nigeria protection sector.


  • Contribute, in strict collaboration and under the supervision of the protection coordinator, to ensure 5W matrices are submitted to the State Clusters as per the agreed reporting schedule
  • Contribute, in strict collaboration and under the supervision of the protection coordinator, to represent the program with national authorities, non-state actors, UN agencies, NGOs, donors, etc. in Borno State and in Abuja.

Human Resources:

  • Recruit and train national staff as required to achieve the project protection objectives.


  • Relevant degree and/or equivalent GBV working experience.

Professional Experience:

  • Relevant working experience of at least 3 years and previous Humanitarian experience.

Professional Requirements:

  • Strategic vision, leadership, people management, teamwork and
  • flexibility, ability to work under pressure in a highly complex emergency context
  • Excellent organizational skills in highly complex emergency operation
  • Able to ensure quick quality delivery in a stressful environment
  • Very strong interpersonal skills: strong communication and diplomatic skills
  • Practical and problem-solver
  • Excellent ability to establish interpersonal relations and good negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good knowledge of the international standard on GBV and Protection.


  • Fully proficient in written and spoken English

Personal Requirements:

  • Ability to deal with stress and demanding working environment
  • Readiness to commit and adhere to the values, mission, and vision of INTERSOS.

Application Procedures

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