JOB TITLE: Program Officer (Full Time)

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 programs.
  • Providing advisory on variations in sex characteristics and intersex human rights issues.
  • 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 a similar role within 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 levels.
  • 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 humour is a plus.
  • Availability to travel within and outside Nigeria.


Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV’s to operations@intersexnigeria.org

Email subject should read: PROGRAM OFFICER.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Application for this role closes at Midnight, Monday, 30TH May, 2022

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