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Gender Officer at Save the Children Nigeria

Filed in by on April 3, 2023
Fixed Term Appointment Jobs in Nigeria
Posted 1 year ago

Save the Children is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing recruitment to fill the position below:

Job Title: Gender Officer


Job ID: 230001PT
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Grade: 4
Post Type: National
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Team: Humanitarian

 About Save the Children: Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children is working in Nigeria because one in five children in Nigeria dies before their fifth birthday. About 40% of children miss out on school and have to work to survive while nearly 2 million children have lost one or both parents to an AIDS-related disease.

Job Requirements

  • University Degree or equivalent in Social Science, development studies, gender & development or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years post NYSC experience
  • Proven experience working on normative change for gender equality and adolescent sexual and reproductive health in sensitive contexts
  • Proven experience in supporting the designing, implementing and evaluating gender-transformative social and behaviour change communication interventions.
  • Experience in flagging up actions that can reinforce gender inequality.
  • Experience in supporting the implementation of gender-transformative approaches in humanitarian context.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team setting with minimal supervision
  • Specific knowledge of international development and gender equality issues; experience engaging children and other community members on gender equality issues desirable.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Computer literate
  • Local language skills – ability to communicate in Hausa, Fulfulde

  How to Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online


  • Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as it is contrary to the values and practices of our organization.
  • Due to the volume of applications received, Save the Children may not provide feedback to all applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed as received. Save the Children reserves the right to change the closing date, if considered necessary.

 Application Closing Date
6th April, 2023.


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