Gender Equality and Menstrual Health Hygiene Officer

ByLois C

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UNITED Objective: Position DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Gender Equality and Menstrual Overall health Hygiene Officer

Place: Based mostly in Abuja, FCT, Nigeria. Typical vacation to Ogun, Bauchi and Jigawa States is important. Journey to other elements of Nigeria and internationally may perhaps be essential.

Reporting to: Challenge Supervisor

Dependable for: Gender EQND and MHH routines in the programme


United Objective (UP) is an intercontinental development organisation that will work to sustainably decrease poverty and improve the life of some of the world’s poorest communities. In Nigeria, UP has been doing the job for just about two many years with neighborhood associates and rural communities to implement assignments funded by intercontinental donors. Addressing parts of gender inequalities and rights abuses, strengthening sanitation and obtain to drinking water, fostering accountability, preserving crucial ecosystems, and acquiring sustainable progress livelihoods.

In Nigeria, we companion with Federal, Condition and Local Governments, other civil society organisations, and communities to put into action advancement interventions reaching hundreds of rural persons each and every yr. Many funding associates at present fund the Nigeria Nation Programme, which include the Sanitation and Cleanliness Fund (SHF – former WSSCC), the Unicef, the Welsh Govt, etcetera.

United Goal has been nominated SHF Major Recipient in Nigeria for a 3-12 months programme centered on the sanitation current market in 3 states: Ogun, Bauchi and Jigawa. United Purpose is the consortium’s direct, which regroups a few other organisations.

The Challenge Officer is a member of the programme crew and delivers specialized help in overall LGA and non-state husband or wife staff implementation. As element of the programme group, they would work carefully with the UP Finance and Accounting Staff, sub-grantees and LGA assistance staff members.

Work Intent

The project will get a market-based strategy to enhance accessibility to improved sanitation, hygiene and MHH providers, building item methods and techniques that are proof-based and effective, to be demonstrated for scaling. It will perform in ODF, and OD Community Govt Areas (LGAs) of Bauchi, Jigawa and Ogun states, creating and demonstrating context-unique approaches. It will include world-wide experience on MBS and establish the potential of community NGOs. The program will determine how MBS can successfully be merged with CLTS to shift homes immediately from OD to resilient, at minimum primary ranges of support and examination how OD communities can be lifted on the sanitation ladder by MBS, reducing widespread hazards of ODF slippage.

More info about the qualifications, aims and targets of the SHF are located below:

The Part

United Goal (UP) is in search of a total-time, Checking, Analysis, Accountability and Discovering Officer who will contribute to employing things to do for the challenge. This place will assistance the implementation of Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (Clean) projects and is aimed at (Clean) industry experts with very good know-how of Clean improvement challenges. The initial emphasis of the post-holder is to market Gender mainstreaming in the programme. Advertise gender equality and gender stability in function and life challenges. The Gender and Equality officer/Coach will guide in advancing gender equality and woman empowerment by making sure entire integration of gender challenges in functionality monitoring, analysis, mastering, and other routines supported by the programme. To guidance the MHH action strategy of the Federal Ministry of Ladies Affairs at the grassroots amount – supported by SHF.

Duties and Tasks

They will make certain gender integration and social inclusion are successfully deemed for all software activities and methodologies that are culturally delicate and final results-oriented.

They will also function with State, LGA and CSO partners to guarantee gender integration and social inclusion are utilized to their system structure and actions and their organisational composition and management.

The prosperous prospect will be predicted to lead to the development and delivery of a higher-high-quality programme that has at its centre a commitment to ensure that poor women of all ages and adult males benefit similarly from progress efforts.

They will undertake analytical and advocacy perform and be liable for running Gender, MHH and EQND linked routines in the programme.


  • Be certain that Gender Equality is applied all over programme things to do.
  • Do the job with venture personnel to assure Gender is correctly built-in into all instruction and programme things to do.
  • Do the job with UP to assist the pursuits of the Federal Ministry of Girls Affairs and Social Growth (FMWASD) and the Countrywide Specialized Working Team (TWG) on MHH.
  • Strategise procedures to watch instances of gender disparities and gender-primarily based violence (GBV)
  • Document successful pursuits and methodologies for gender integration.
  • Support the Monitoring and Analysis Officer in establishing and utilizing gender-delicate monitoring, evaluation, discovering and reporting devices. Do the job closely with the M&E Officer to develop the info selection and analysis equipment to ensure gender and social inclusion criteria.
  • Include a Gender and Social Inclusion Integration Strategy into the project’s Annual Implementation Prepare centered on evaluation conclusions and updated on a yearly basis based mostly on M&E facts and participant/lover responses. Report in opposition to progress on this plan each individual quarter.
  • Present associate organisations with ongoing gender integration and social inclusion technological assistance.
  • Ensure the most vulnerable and marginalised populations are represented throughout all venture factors, like staff members customers, project members, trainers, facilitators, speakers, evaluators etcetera. These can consist of indigenous persons lesbian, gay, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and people with disabilities. Knowledge that ladies and women of all ages tend to knowledge much more marginalisation and enhanced vulnerability within just these groups, emphasis will be positioned on this population. Other varieties of marginalised folks may well be discovered by means of evaluation.
  • Be certain pursuits budgeted can equally profit males and women. In instances the place this is not the circumstance, deliver a crystal clear rationale that does not contradict the project’s gender equality ambitions.
  • Orient and educate job staff members on Gender and social inclusion sensitivity and strategies.
  • Present technical aid to associates in examining the toughness of their approach to Gender mainstreaming across the programme cycle.
  • Establish and sustain constructive performing relations with a wide network of partners, including Government, progress companions, Parliament, media and NGOs.
  • Represent the Organization at Federal government and appropriate improvement partner meetings.
  • Facilitate important instruction on gender, MHH and EQND related functions.
  • Aid and reinforce enabling environments by means of collaboration and coordination to concentration on addressing equality and non-discrimination (EQND) and, especially, menstrual cleanliness administration (MHH) inside sanitation and cleanliness programming in each coverage and apply.
  • Make sure voice for those people typically not listened to.
  • Guidance nearby stakeholders and do the job with associates to progressively reach SDG 6.2 in these administrative spots, i.e. safe and sound, equal and sustained obtain to sanitation and cleanliness for all people, emphasising females and ladies and individuals in vulnerable circumstances, which include menstrual cleanliness management tactics.
  • Document and share learnings all-around Gender, MHH and EQND in the programme.
  • Offer weekly updates and regular monthly reviews as per the authorised format summarising the development manufactured in utilizing functions, classes learnt and tips for advancement, which include ad hoc stories and human-fascination tales that might be wanted. In addition, contribute to updating the benefits-based mostly framework in-line with Programme indicators every quarter with extra specific inputs for making ready yearly studies.
  • Have out typical subject visits to watch the development and quality of implementation of Gender MHH and EQND pursuits in programme LGAs.
  • Undertake other duties that could be assigned from time to time, contributing to the over-all organisation’s aim.

Distinct Tasks:

  • Supply feedback to associates and programme workforce on programmes’ overall performance centered on knowledge collected and results
  • Assist the programme team in making the capacity of companions
  • Help State Programme group in conducting annual and quarterly organizing and critique procedures
  • Aid the Meal, Condition Venture Officer, and Venture Manager in creating quarterly and yearly experiences
  • Guide the Condition Undertaking Officer and Task Manager in producing yearly and quarterly function programs and budgets for the project
  • Help Undertaking Officer in reviewing programme plans as portion of the discovering and sharing process


  • At least a 1st diploma in Social Science, Sociology, Growth Experiments, Gender or field connected to Wash, Enhancement Interaction or Behavioural Modify Conversation
  • Awareness and knowing of contextual variety of a variety of regions in challenge selected State.
  • Information of Clean troubles, specially sanitation and hygiene troubles and alternatives, specially about MHH and EQND.
  • Information of participatory research techniques and motion learnings.
  • Practical experience building potential of neighborhood stakeholders on gender and social inclusion problems.
  • Practical experience integrating social inclusion in group participatory engagement or advocacy most well-liked.
  • Shown leadership, supervisory and organisational capabilities.
  • Practical experience engaging nearby stakeholders, which includes CSOs, members of Parliament, and other neighborhood and nationwide authorities leaders in gender and social inclusion initiatives.
  • Large amount of interpersonal and communication abilities.
  • Potential to perform perfectly in a group surroundings and proficiently with civil culture organisations, donors, project staff, and other beneficiaries.


  • At the very least three a long time of pertinent practical experience in Gender-related and Clean initiatives, funded by worldwide donors.
  • Related understanding and experience in an intercontinental and intercultural setting
  • Verified observe document of capability constructing/instruction
  • Sound awareness and being familiar with of local community-primarily based approaches to growth


  • Fantastic setting up, coordination, and prioritisation capabilities
  • Robust facilitation, diplomatic, and interpersonal capabilities
  • Fantastic command of composing in English
  • Exceptional communication and crew-doing work skills with the ability to build fantastic relations, both equally internally and externally
  • Very good pc expertise with command of MS Business office
  • Potential to aid education for group-based organisations and federal government stakeholders
  • Potential to perform in a multicultural, varied and efficiency-similar atmosphere
  • A proactive strategy to issue-solving
  • Means to perform independently with minimal route


  • Gender, intercultural and interfaith sensitivity.
  • Keen to perform supplemental hrs at crucial instances.
  • Beneficial outlook and stand-by itself disposition.
  • Adaptable and responsive disposition relative to the needs and progress of the programme.

What we present

This placement offers the chance to get experience with an international NGO although getting mentoring and discovering on best observe world wide Clean ways and difficulties. We present a aggressive salary and benefits bundle and, previously mentioned all, a respectful and empowering working position.


  • Fluent in created and spoken English.
  • Yet another language is a plus.

Conditions and Situations

Salary and Advantages: An beautiful package deal dependent on the productive candidate’s encounter and qualifications.

Length of agreement: One yr with a annually renewal of agreement subject to general performance and continued availability of money.

How to use

How to implement

Deliver a CV and a deal with letter to the pursuing e-mail tackle: [email protected]

E-mail title ought to be the Title of the function you are implementing for and site (when applicable).

In the cover letter, you should make certain to make clear the subsequent:

  1. Why you are making use of for the placement
  2. How do your techniques and knowledge satisfy the person’s specification
  3. When you would be able to get up the place if it ended up presented to you

The deadline for apps is 30th June 2022. You are proposed to apply early, as apps will be assessed as they are been given.Only shortlistedcandidates will be contacted.

The predicted commence day is September 2022, relying on the donor’s choice

United Intent is an equivalent possibility employer and will not discriminate against candidates on the foundation of Gender, religion, ethnicity, age, incapacity, faith or sexual orientation. United Purpose also has a Safeguarding Little ones and Susceptible Grown ups Coverage, which reflects our dedication to defending the people today with whom we function. All candidates will be predicted to comply with this coverage and its treatments.

By Lois C