UN Sexual and Reproductive Health Advisor Jobs in Nigeria

Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a Humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization.


Our teams are committed to supporting civilian victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by addressing their fundamental needs.

Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

The association leads on average 200 projects per year in the following sectors of intervention: food security, health, nutrition, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructures, water, sanitation, hygiene and economic recovery.

PUI is providing assistance to around 7 million people in more than 21 countries – in Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Europe.

Following the escalation of the Chad Lake conflict in Nigeria (North East of the Country), PUI has decided to also respond to this crisis from Nigeria (since the organization already assists the Nigerian refugees in Cameroon).

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Programs:

  • Ensures that Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services and activities follow PUI health policy and intervention framework, align with established national guidelines, and reflect internationally accepted standards. In collaboration with the Medical Coordinator and working along with Program Manager and other appropriate staff; provides technical support to the effective implementation, monitoring and quality assurance of SRH services and actions.

    Human Resources:

  • In collaboration with Program Manager, provides training and technical support to the health teams as per the identified needs. The SRH Advisor may, as program and budget considerations allow, also build capacity of one national SRH staff to take on advisory responsibilities
  • Logistics and Administration: Abides to logistical and administrative procedures pertinent to the SRH Advisor’s role and responsibilities.

    Representation:

  • Represents the organization before partners, authorities and local actors involved in SRH through regular participation at appropriate coordination meetings and ad-hoc events as required.
  • Safety: Contributes to efforts aimed at ensuring compliance with safety rules at the site, and transmits all information relating to safety concerns to his/her immediate supervisor.
  • Strategy: Contributes to the development of new interventions on the basis of identified needs.

    Training:

  • Qualified Midwife (preferable) or Nurse with SRH experience,
    especially in active management of labour.

    Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into the team, suitability for the job and assignment):

  • Ability to work independently while keeping team spirit oriented behaviour
  • Ability to withstand pressure
  • Open-minded & diplomatic skills
  • Analytical & Strategic skills
  • Capacity of organization and management of priorities
  • Proactive and trouble-shooting skills
  • Ability to work and manage issues professionally and with maturity
  • Ability to integrate the local environment into operations, in its political, economic and historical dimensions

    Languages:

  • English Mandatory

    Proposed-terms:

  • Fixed-term Contract: 4 months
  • Starting Date: July 2018
  • Monthly Gross Income: from 1 980 up to 2 310 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI.
  • Cost Covered: Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accommodation
  • Daily Living Expenses (« Per diem »)
  • Break Policy: 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance

    Paid Leaves Policy: 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

    How to apply

  • Please send your application (Resume and Cover Letter) to Emmanuelle Gracia, Human Resources Officer for Expatriates, at [email protected] By 31st August, 2018

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