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Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Job Employment For Community Access Consultant at IPAS Nigeria

Company Description:

IPAS - Founded in 1973, IPAS is a global nongovernmental organization dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion. Through local, national and global partnerships, Ipas works to ensure that women can obtain safe, respectful and comprehensive abortion care, including counseling and contraception to prevent future unintended pregnancies. 

IPAS works globally to increase women’s ability to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights and to reduce abortion-related deaths and injuries. We seek to expand the availability, quality and sustainability of abortion and related reproductive health services, as well as improve the enabling environment. Ipas believes that no woman or girl should have to risk her life or health because she lacks safe reproductive health choices. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Access Consultant


Job Descriptions

  • Contribute to the development of strategies at the community level to support women’s ability to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights.
  • Act as a champion for community access, including collating requests for volunteer, materials and resources and working closely with Ipas Country Office.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Supervisor and/or the Project Manager.
  • This role will also offer support to supporters and communities more widely, including building strong relationships internally and externally to enhance the team’s impact.
  • Maintain oversight functions to all partners.
  • To carry out the responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects Ipas Nigeria's commitment to safeguarding and protection and sexual misconduct policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Serve as a liaison between Ipas and community stakeholders as well as state partners.
  • Support the setting and administrative running of Ipas office in the state.
  • Organise and hold community level activities, by motivating and target beneficiaries to produce result.
  • Organise and conduct monthly meetings with young person, women’s groups, school association etc.
  • Contributes in tracking and analysis of community access results and summary for sharing across units.
  • Contribute to conducting peer review and compilation of success stories for proper documentation of activates.
Minimum Requirements
  • Master's degree holder in Social Science, preferably below 30 years with experience working with young persons, women’s groups and school associations, experience in program planning, implementation and budgeting. Understanding of the terrain and local language will serve as an added advantage.
Application Closing Date
10th September, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Document (Resume or CV and Application Letter) to: with subject line reading the "Position and Location".

Note: Applications are welcome from qualified persons based in the specified locations. Successful candidates will be chosen through a competitive application process.


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