Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Officer at Ekklesiyar Yan'uwa a Nigeria (EYN Project)

Posted on: Fri 14-06-2024

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Officer

Location: Borno

Employment Type: Full-time

About the Job

  • This role is to provide support for all activities that relates to creating awareness on sex education, use of contraception, disseminating information on Sexual Reproductive Health, awareness on safe delivery best practices and SRH rights to community members in Ngala.
  • The SRH Officer based in Ngala will be responsible for the timely and quality delivery of field level activities with technical support from the GBV Program Manager, She/he will ensure the smooth running of SRH program in close coordination with other GBV/Protection actors on the project.
  • The SRH officer is expected to also be familiar with running curriculum guiding adolescent girls’ program.

Main Responsibilities  

The SRH Officer will be responsible for the following, including those not listed but are extensions of those expressly stated:

  • Ensure Adolescent girls, and boys adopt sexual and reproductive health behavior protecting themselves from health risks.
  • Work closely with the Senior GBV Officer to mainstream SRH into other sectors in the Organization.
  • Conduct capacity building training for staff on SRH programming in the organization.
  • Conduct weekly sessions on adolescent sexual reproductive health issues
  • Provide sex education, use of contraception, awareness raising and information on Sexual Reproductive Health.
  • Conduct Training to midwives and other health care providers on safe delivery best practices
  • Liaising with relevant government institution and partners to ensure close coordination of activities and best practices.
  • Conduct regular supportive field monitoring visits to partner locations and support GBV officer on activities, coordination and implementation.
  • Work closely with GBV officers, Case workers to assess SRH risk/issues and working closely with the Senior GBV Officer to address the issues.
  • Conduct SRH risk mapping and GBV safety audits in project locations closely with other project teams, including senior GBV officers.
  • Provide timely feedback on field visit.
  • Develop plans for effective implementation for SRH activities.
  • Manage/supervise SRH support staff and volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Sciences, Public Health, Nursing required or any other related field from a certified tertiary institution.
  • At least 3 years humanitarian experience in implementing SHR Programme in emergency with a good understanding of sexual and reproductive health and right.


  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering result: Willingness and ability to take initiative not only in identifying problems but also in suggesting and implementing solutions.
  • Experience in GBV programming an advantage.
  • Strong Knowledge and skills in providing CMR is required.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, and sensitive in approaches.
  • Flexible and willing to work and stay in rural communities especially field based
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with all staff and key stakeholders.
  • Willingness and ability to take initiative not only in identifying problems but also in suggesting and implementing solutions.
  • Proven capacity for management and leadership
  • Demonstrable ability at report writing
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • A critical thinker with outstanding interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover letter in a single PDF document to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • For the application to be valid, EYN Projects only accepts applications with a cover letter.
  • All applications should include a functional Email address, Mobile numbers, and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • 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 recruitment.
  • EYN Projects does not discriminate based on gender, ethnicity, or religion in our recruitment exercise nor in our humanitarian and developmental work.