Vacancy: Program Officer


JOB TITLE: Program Officer
LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria
REPORTING TO: Executive Director
(Additional duties may be assigned)

• Working closely with the Executive director and other members of the
organization in executing intersex human rights and advocacy programs.
• Preparing proposals, reports, briefings and other such publications for intersex
human rights programming.
• Liaising with internal and external teams to plan, execute and monitor projects.
• Carrying out qualitative and quantitative research for intersex human rights
• Providing advisory on variations in sex characteristics and intersex human rights
• Identifying advocacy opportunities and priorities, and executing strategy.

• Facilitating trainings and other capacity building activities.
• Monitoring key developments in relation to human rights violations experienced
by intersex persons.
• Acting as an advocate for, and representing the needs of intersex people.
• Preparing and distributing intersex resource materials.
• Researching cases and violations against intersex babies/persons.
• Performing any other duties that may be assigned by direct supervisor.
• Carrying out other tasks which are beneficial to the organization as assigned by
the Executive Director

The candidate is required to possess:
• A degree in Sociology or other relevant Social Sciences.
• At least three years’ relevant work experience in the NGO space.
• Experience with quantitative and qualitative research.
• Experience facilitating trainings and Project Management Skills.
• Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills.
• Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues.
• Ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with others in a diverse team, across
organizational boundaries and multiple locations, and with team members at all
• Confidence and enthusiasm when communicating with both external partners and the
internal project teams in formal and informal presentations
• A passion for social change with interest in the field of sex characteristics, human
rights, SOGIESC, social justice, and civic engagement.
• Exceptional professionalism, follow-through and people skills.
• Personal qualities of humility, capacity for self-reflection, and/or a sense of humor
is a plus.
• Availability to travel within and outside Nigeria.

The salary for this role is negotiable. This is a full-time position for employment.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and CV’s to
[email protected]
Email subject should read: PROGRAM OFFICER.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Application for this role closes at Midnight, Friday 13th
August, 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Friday, 23th August, 2021.
Intersex-Nigeria believes that diverse teams are strong teams. We are an equal
opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity, composed of teams with a mix of
genders, ages, education, and multiple tribes, faiths, and socio-economic backgrounds.
We encourage candidates of all genders, ages, abilities, orientations, ethnicity, and origins
to apply.

However, applications from young intersex persons and intersex persons with disabilities
will be given priority.

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