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    ASWHAN is the central coordinating body of all support groups of women living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. Our mandate includes, Coordinating, Advocacy, community intervention, resource mobilization and Research and Documentation.
    Our program areas are; Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), Gender and Human…

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    Consultant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 6 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Consultancy&nbsp , NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp , Project Management&nbsp

    Job Summary
    ASWHAN is currently looking to hire a research consultant to conduct a study on the issues that impact the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV among women and girls in Nigeria, specifically those who are HIV-positive, women who inject drugs, and sex workers. The consultant will also investigate their access to PMTCT services.

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct a literature review to understand the existing research on the intersection of HIV, injective drug use, and sex work among women and girls in Nigeria.
    • Designing Data Collection tools for qualitative and quantitative data collection from interviews and focus group discussions.
    • Collecting and analyzing data from women and girls living with HIV/AIDS, women who use drugs, and sex workers, as well as key stakeholders and service providers.
    •  At the direction of ASWHAN staff and the GNP+ consultant identify best practices and successful interventions from other countries or regions that could be adapted to the Nigerian context.
    • Develop a draft report and final report incorporating feedback from ASWHAN. Report on the survey findings and provide recommendations for ASWHAN and other stakeholders.

    Qualifications / Experiences

    • Master’s degree or equivalent in Art and Social Science, communication, documentation, International Development, Law, Human Rights, Political Science, or another related field.
    • A first-level university degree, combined with five additional years of qualifying experience, may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
    • At least 6 years of relevant professional experience in working with key population women who use drugs, sex workers and Women Living with HIV, documentation and questionnaire development.
    • Knowledge of documentation and knowledge products
    • Expertise in programme design and results-based management.
    • Experience in gender equality and Empowerment of women
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently; ability to organize work efficiently and deal with multiple tasks.
    • Previous experience working with the Key population, GNP+, international Partners, and Networks, the UN and Development partners is an asset.

    Competencies
    Core Values and Guiding Principles:

    • Demonstrates integrity by modelling core human rights values and ethical standards.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to leaving no one behind
    • Able to work effectively within a team.
    • Displays cultural and gender sensitivity and adaptability.
    • Able to multi-task and juggle competing demands.
    • Can assess and prioritize work needs quickly.
    • Able to relate to external partners, including other international organizations and agencies, NGOs, etc.

    Functional Competencies
    Baseline:

    • Knowledge and skills in design and development of research tools, etc.
    • Good understanding of issues affecting Key populations particularly Female sex workers, women who inject drugs, teenage sex workers and women living with HIV
    • Strong knowledge and skills in writing, documentations and gender mainstreaming
    • Knowledge and expertise in planning and organizing skills and experiences.
    • Capacity to work with diverse groups, networks and partners including governments, donors, and civil society.
    • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with people from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
    • Results-based management skills.
    • Ability to produce well-written documents.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

    Method of Application

    Send your application to [email protected]

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