Job Opening at FHI 360: Assistant Technical Officer-Protection

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.FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer-Protection – (Female Only)Job ID: 19039Location: Dikwa, BornoJob 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 interventionsJob SummaryThe ATO-Protection will provide psychosocial support activities at one of three field sites’ health facilities and safe spaces. Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator, she will manage all activities related to SGBV/PSS at their assigned field site.Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsible for SGBV psychosocial support activities to support social cohesion at field site.Manage and mentor case workers on GBV case management.Facilitate group PSS activities at safe spaces and in the community.Conduct quarterly activity review sessions with beneficiaries to identify what activities are working and what activities need to be improved.Serves as organizational liaison to external organizations at coordination meetings and conference as assigned.Oversees all aspects of Protection at assigned field site.Provide supportive supervision to community volunteers to monitor the applications of their training knowledge.Coordinate with a range of actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and access to survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals.Perform other duties as assigned. 

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