Women Lead in Emergency at Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN Project)

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  • Post Date : October 14, 2023
  • Apply Before : October 17, 2023
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  • Job ID 34284
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Job Description

EYN Projects is a community-based non-profit/non-governmental organization. We respect and believe in the infinite worth of every individual. This is demonstrated through our developmental and humanitarian services to affected communities, equal employment opportunities, building and strengthening the skills of our staff, and ensuring qualitative and effective service delivery. EYN Projects does not discriminate based on gender, ethnicity, or religion in our recruitment exercise nor in our humanitarian and developmental work.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Women Lead in Emergency

Location: Yobe

Main Responsibilities
The WLiE Officer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support EYN to conduct a capacity assessment of local women led organization and networks’ capacity strengthening needs for carrying out their organizational objectives.
  • Work with women-led organizations to strengthen their organizational capacity and independence.
  • Support EYN with the implementation of a Rapid Gender Analysis of Power and Participation (RGA-P).
  • Facilitate reflection and co-creation paces with women’s groups in crisis-affected communities to analyze the barriers and opportunities for women’s meaningful participation in decision-making, response and early recovery, and to develop WLiE action plans to support women’s leadership, with technical support from EYN Women Lead technical team.
  • Support project’s women’s groups with the implementation of their Action Plans to support their participation, leadership, and decision-making within their communities. This includes participatory approaches to ensure women’s ownership of their action plans and of a small budget to carry out activities to achieve action plan objectives.
  • Act as community liaison and maintain good relationships with local actors and program stakeholders.
  • Monitor and maintain the quality of implementation of the WLiE project and consistency and coordination with other project activities and ensure regular and accurate reporting in accordance with the project requirements.
  • In collaboration with Coordinator and MEAL Officer support with the MEAL process to collect data as related to the project MEAL framework and to capture learning on what does and does not work to support the voice and leadership of women affected by crisis, the process and approach of WLiE and working with women’s rights groups, use of feedback loops to modify the project implementation, and to other learnings and promising practices.
  • Build relationships with, and networks between, women-led groups and organizations advocating for women’s rights, gender equality women’s voice, and inclusive governance.
  • Reporting on all activities monthly, or more frequently if required.
  • And other related responsibilities as necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Gender Studies, Inclusive Governance, Political Economy, Social Work and Sociology, or another relevant post-graduate qualification.
  • Advanced knowledge and at least 3 years of proven practical experience in partnerships with women’s rights/led organizations and in implementing and providing technical support to gender transformative programmes, including women’s leadership and political empowerment.
  • At least 2 years of hands-on professional experience of working in emergency contexts.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience working with women and men from different cultures and facilitating conversations around power, Participation, and decision-making.
  • Working knowledge in M&E, report writing and documentation.
  • Experience working with large, cross-cultural teams on projects with multiple deliverables is desirable.
  • Existing relationships with women-led organisations and demonstrated ability to link community activists and social movements advocating for gender equality and women’s rights.
  • A demonstrated strong personal commitment to the goal of women’s empowerment and gender equality.
  • Adequate problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills in English and Hausa
  • Excellent knowledge of Nigerian humanitarian aid and development context
  • Excellent communication, diplomatic skills, and writing skills
  • Computer proficiency (word, excel and Internet).

Application Closing Date
17th October, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in a single PDF document to: careers@eynprojects.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply
  • For the application to be valid, EYN Projects only accepts applications with a cover letter. Do not submit original certificates or credentials.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Multiple submissions will be automatically disqualified.
  • EYN Projects does not ask for any form of payment/compensation at any stage of the recruitment.

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