Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative Protection Assistant - GBV Jobs in Nigeria

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative Protection Assistant - GBV Jobs in Nigeria


  • Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria.

  • AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

    Project Overview

  • UNHCR, National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) are leading the refugee response effort in Nigeria to ensure that Cameroonian refugees receive protection and assistance.

  • Response efforts are delivered under the overall leadership of the host government and alongside the Refugee Coordination Model.

  • The conflict in north-east Nigeria has resulted in widespread displacement, violations of international humanitarian and human rights law, protection risks and a deepening humanitarian crisis.

  • The crisis continues to uproot lives of thousands of children, women and men and is adding to the long history of marginalization and chronic under-development.

  • In the three most affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, 7.7 million people need humanitarian assistance, more than 50 per cent of whom are children.

  • In areas recently retaken by the government vulnerable host populations are in critical need of humanitarian interventions including food, water, sanitation, protection, education, shelter and health services.

    Job Descriptions

  • Candidate will provide psychosocial support activities at one of the safe space.

  • Under the supervision of Protection Coordinator, the Protection Assistant will manage all activities related to SGBV / PSS at their assigned field site.

    Minimum Requirement Standards

  • BA / BS in SGBV / PSS or similar degree with 1-2 years relevant experience in SGBV and PSS with a sound understanding of protection in humanitarian relief settings.

  • Possession of
    an MPH or postgraduate degree in a related field is highly desirable.

  • Familiarity with the Nigeria law enforcement system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

    Method of Application

  • Use the email(s) below to apply.

  • Protection Assistant - GBV - AHNi-PCTJobs@ahnigeria.org
    Interested and qualified candidates should forward Suitability Statement (Application) and Resume as a single MS Word document with the "Job Title and Location" clearly indicated as the subject of the mail.

    Note

  • AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

  • Only applications sent electronically (I.e. by e-mail) with the Job Title and Location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered.

  • AHNI does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

    How to Apply

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