Assistant Technical Officer, Protection at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, ProtectionRequisition: 2018200264Location: Damasak, Borno Supervisor: Technical Officer, ProtectionProject DescriptionNortheast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance.These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventionsBasic FunctionThe Assistant Technical Officer, Protection will assist the Technical Officer, Protection in providing psychosocial support activities at one of three field sites’ health facilities and safe spaces.Under the supervision of the TO, Protection, the ATO, Protection will support in managing all activities related to SGBV/PSS at their assigned field site.Duties and ResponsibilitiesProvide SGBV psychosocial support activities to support social cohesion at field site.Support the ATO Case Management on GBV related cases.Provide supportive supervision and mentoring to community volunteers to monitor the applications of their training knowledge.Assist a range of actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and access to survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals.Support PSS group activities at safe spaces and in the community.Assist all aspects of Protection at field level.Perform other duties as assigned. 

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