SOS Children’s Villages

National Gender Coordinator

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Job Description

SOS Children’s Villages work in more than 133 countries to support families and help children at risk grow up in a loving home. In Nigeria, SOS Children’s Villages has been active since 1973 and has presence in Isolo-Lagos, Owu-Ijebu, Ogun State, Gwagwalada-Abuja, Jos-Plateau State, Ibadan-Oyo State and Kaduna-Kaduna State. We urgently require skilled individuals to fill the following vacancy

Job Title: National Gender Coordinator
Location: Abuja

Job Information
National Gender Coordinator
The overview of the responsibility of the National Gender Coordinator will be to coordinate, monitor and support the implementation of gender initiatives within the Organization, under the supervision of the Programme Development and Strategy Advisor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Guide gender-sensitive planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation of programmes
  • Support the capacity-building of community-based partners & other stakeholders on gender equality
  • Build partnerships with other organizations for the implementation of gender-related programme interventions and
  • support gender mainstreaming within the National Association
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • University degree in International Development, Gender, Human Rights, Public Administration, Law or other related Social Sciences is essential. Master’s Degree will be ab added advantage
  • At least 5 years’ experience in in providing technical advice on gender mainstreaming and/or women’s rights programming
  • Strong knowledge of the socio-economic and political context of the region and how it affects women’s rights and gender equality
  • Ability to work in a multicultural team and establish good relations with colleagues as well as strong experience in communicating and coordinating with government departments and other agencies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage workflows and balance competing priorities
  • Experience in Results-based management (RBM) approach and Performance measurement framework (PMF) as well as strategic planning processes and theories of gender programming
  • In accordance with the Organisation’s Child Protection Policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Educational Level
University degree in International Development, Gender, Human Rights, Public Administration, Law or other related Social Sciences is essential. Master’s Degree will be ab added advantage

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About SOS Children’s Villages
SOS Children's Villages is an independent, non-governmental international development organization which has been working to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children since 1949. It was founded by Hermann Gmeiner in Imst, Austria. According to the Financial Times, the 2004 turnover of SOS Children's Villages altogether was US$ 807 million, and it was ranked 33 out of a 100 global NGOs for "global accountability". Its international umbrella organisation, SOS-Kinderdorf Inter...
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Job Summary
December 17, 2016
Offer Type
Minimum of 5years
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
December 22, 2016
NGO / Community Services
NGO / International Agencies
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