Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research Gender and Adolescent Advisor Jobs in Nigeria

Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research Gender and Adolescent Advisor Jobs in Nigeria


The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research - An indigenous, non-profit organization registered in Nigeria in 2010 to promote best practices in health care delivery, medical training and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening.

CCCRN implements projects through a team of experienced health and allied professionals that include clinicians, laboratorians, community workers and health information specialists.

CCCRN has established footprints in 14 states of Nigeria with offices in Abuja and Benue, where it has implemented quality public health initiatives and contributed to the global knowledge of effective health solutions in Nigeria.

CCCRN is the recipient of the Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award (ICHSSA) to increase access to high-quality comprehensive services and strengthen the capacity of families and communities living in target communities to care for and protect the children in their care. The project is implemented in 31 Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State and in 7 LGAs of Cross River State.

We require qualified candidates to fill the under-listed position through an external recruitment process:

Job Title: Gender and Adolescent Advisor

Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom

Project Summary

The USAID/Nigeria funded Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award (ICHSSA) is to ensure that Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) are cared for, and protected by their households, communities, and local and state government to reduce their vulnerability to HIV.

CCCRN urgently require the service of skilled, competent, and seasoned specialist in the field of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) program who understands the recent development in PEPFAR programming for Children and households susceptible to HIV.

Job Description

  • Conduct an analysis of the experiences, risks and challenges for children--- girls and boys, including disabled children--- in the targeted states/communities.
  • Design and conduct gender assessments at regular intervals
  • Develop a gender mainstreaming plan and keep it up-to-date annually. The plan must include activities, indicators and means of verification, deadlines and resources for each activity;
  • Collaborate with other colleagues and CBO partners to ensure gender integration throughout the implementation of the project in accordance with the USAID donor policies / strategies and gender requirements;
  • Provide technical support to CBOs in raising awareness in target communities about the sexual risks adolescents
  • Support CBOs to facilitate general parenting practices that increase the likelihood that children will
    not engage in risky sexual behaviors;
  • Facilitate programs that improve parents’ ability to effectively communicate with their children about sexuality and sexual risk reduction;
  • Support CBOs to identify and address the difficult issues of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and GBV through culturally acceptable and age-appropriate content and highlighting the key role parents can play in protecting their children from CSA and GBV and responding to abuse.
  • Support CSOs to establish and strengthen referral mechanism and linkages between the communities and health facilities for ASRH and gender-based violence, including implementation of clinical pathway for treatment of sexual assault survivors;
  • Contribute to the documentation and dissemination of project efforts, achievements, lessons learned and innovations within CCCRN and to the larger Nigerian and global community, as appropriate;
  • Facilitate capacity development for partner CBOs, community volunteers, child protection committees and other key stakeholders on gender integration and child protection;
  • Provide regular supportive supervision to CBO staff to ensure the achievement of expected results;
  • Monitor and evaluate program performance on gender-related goals and objectives and contribute content for internal and external reporting

    Minimum Experience and Qualification

  • University degree (Masters or higher) in the Social Sciences (i.e. Sociology, Demography, Psychology, Political Science, Social Policy or Economics), Public Health, International Development, or in an area relevant to Gender, Health, Nutrition, WASH, Education, Child Protection, Social Inclusion, HIV/AIDs, etc.
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible professional experience and demonstrated track record of having undertaken and led substantive programming and research on gender and adolescence development field.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, managing, and delivering results-based programmes/projects on gender and adolescence or any other cross cutting programme, especially at country/field level, experience in emergency response is an asset. Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relations both within and outside the organization

    Application Closing Date

    30th January, 2020.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to email their CV / Resume and Cover Letter (as a single MsWord document) to: cccrncareers@gmail.com with the job title as email subject.

    Note

    CCCRN is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

    Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the positions.

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