Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) Vacancy for a Centre Manager in Lagos

Bradfield Consulting Limited – Our client, Women at Risk International
Foundation (WARIF) is about to implement programs to promote and protect
the rights of women and girls in Nigeria. One of which is to provide
support services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and
sex trafficking.
As part of its objectives, WARIF is establishing a
Sexual Assault Referral Centre(SARC) in Lagos to provide urgent medical
care, psychosocial counselling services and referrals for Legal and
other related services to survivors of sexual assaults, domestic
violence, and sex trafficking.

Do you have a passion for working with victims of sexual assault,
domestic violence, and sex trafficking? Would you like to shape and
drive policy around services to victims of sexual assault, primary
prevention, domestic violence? If you are, you could be our next Centre
Manager at WARIF.

Women at Risk International
Foundation (WARIF) is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Centre Manager – NGO

  • Providing and coordinating sexual assault prevention education
    to teens, college students, advocates, and the local community,
    facilitating prevention efforts at all 6 levels of prevention
  • Facilitating the Sexual Assault Task Force
  • Coordinating volunteer advocate training sessions and in-services
  • Providing and coordinating sexual violence intervention training
  • Coordinating outreach and awareness-raising activities in the community
  • Facilitating the Sexual Violence Prevention Advisory Committee
  • Externally represent the centre as needed and requested, in
    particular with respect to referral pathways and networks for
    comprehensive services to survivors. This includes working with such
    agencies as the Ministry of Health (MOHS), the Police Family Support
    Unit (FSU); justice and legal personnel, and other agencies relevant to
    service provision.
  • Help identify challenges or gaps in the referral pathways and
    work to address these collectively with the centre as well as other
  • Assist in maintaining a network of referral agencies, and assist with coordination meetings as required.
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of all client and
    service-related documentation, including intake and assessment forms,
    referrals, etc.
  • Support and oversee the input of client/survivor data into the Data Management System (DMS).
  • Compile and summarize weekly and monthly data, statistics, and
    related information, and ensure that this information is submitted to
    the relevant focal people for reporting and analysis.
  • Provide overall line management of the centre staff. This
    includes performance management and reviews; identifying capacity
    building need (and helping to address where possible); ensuring staff
    have sufficient resources and information; ensuring regular
    communication and information sharing; addressing conflicts and issues
    as they arise; and promoting a positive, team-building, and professional
    working atmosphere.
  • Help to identify sources of corporate funding and work with the executive team on strategies to achieve this.
  • Ensure administrative, financial systems are in place for effective management of the Centre
  • Provide guidance and oversight to all services provided to
    survivors and their families at the centre. This includes helping to
    ensure that best practices are observed in all aspects of service
    delivery, which includes confidentiality, informed consent, providing
    relevant information, respecting survivors’ choices, and so forth, and
    other best practices in responding to survivors
  • Help to monitor the quality of service provision through regular
    feedback from clients and their families, staff, visitors, and other
    stakeholders involved in the centres.
  • Help coordinate and assist in efforts to build the technical
    capacity of centre staff by identifying training needs and pursuing
    opportunities as available and feasible. Help link centre staff with new
    resources, materials, and techniques to expand their knowledge and
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Skills and Competencies:

  • Critical thinking skills, and the ability to share new ways of
    conceptualizing problems and solutions with diverse groups of people
  • Commitment to upholding the highest standards of ethics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including superior meeting facilitation and public speaking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and build respectful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.

Education and Experience

  • University/Master’s Degree in relevant field, particularly in
    Public Health, Health Education, Social Work, Higher Education, or
    Gender and Women’s Studies.
  • Proven success creating and growing service (or non-profit) programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of grants, and grant reporting and grant administration.
  • A background in sexual assault advocacy is preferred. Candidates
    without this specific experience but whose applications bring
    considerable evidence of non-profit staff and program management
    experience will be considered.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in direct social service with
    knowledge in sexual violence, domestic violence, women’s issues, human
    and child development, and working with families in crisis.
  • Senior level program development, strategic planning and project management skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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