Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (ASRH&R) and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Plan International

Organisation: Plan
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
-Ending Child Marriage 
About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the
oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in
the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the
Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty.
Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential
in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent,
with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.
Job Summary: The Sexual
Reproductive Health Rights (ASRH&R) and Gender Based Violence (GBV)
Coordinator will provide SRHR and GBV technical leadership in the
implementation of the “Ending Child Marriage” project. She/he will lead the
planning, implementation and reporting of SRHR and GBV related interventions in
the project and build technical capacities of the project partners on this
theme. She/he will be responsible for quality and timely delivery of the
project outcomes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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Implementation planning and management in
coordination with project partners
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Budget development and management
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Procurement planning
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In charge of monitoring and reporting on the
related outcomes
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Standardising SRHR implementation tools and
guidelines/strategies
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Developing technical competencies of the
partners on SRHR and GBV to support program implementation
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Tasked with networking/linking the
project/organisation to national and international SRH/ GBV alliances feeding
into the programme advocacy plans.
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Ensure Plan International’s Child Protection
Policy and Guidelines are adhered to in project implementation.
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Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (ASRH&R)
and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Coordinator, Ending Child Marriage Project
Coordinator will:
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Prepare, manage and support implementation of
regular plans aligned with the project theory of change to support the project
meet its objectives.
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Manage the project budget that support
implementation of the relevant outcome, ensuring effective budget monitoring
and value for money.
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Support in the development of ASRH/GBV tools
that will support the project team and partners implement the project using a
gender transformative approach.
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Develop capacities of the team and partners in
ASRH/GBV to deliver on this area in the project.
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Engage communities, traditional and religious
institutions to change cultural norms and practices around ASRH/ GBVthat
negatively impact girls’ realisation of their SRH rights and to prevent GBV.
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Develop and effect Procurement plans in line with
the project plans to achieve value for money.
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Manage the reporting function in relation to
this theme in the project to ensure good quality timely reports in line with
donor requirements.
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Carry out quarterly meetings with implementing
CSOs (30 CBOs) to review progress against set targets, provide performance
feedback and provide technical guidance implementation and collaboration.
·        
Research conducted feeding into advocacy efforts
of the project and all project experiences documented and disseminated to key
stakeholders.
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Effective and regular representation of Plan
International Uganda and the project with partners, government and other
agencies/ alliances at district and national level on SRHR/GBV related issues.
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Foster the spirit of cohesion, teamwork, professionalism
and mutual respect within with other team members, partners and CBOs
implementing this project. Ensure coordination with local stakeholders and
other organisations, including but not limited to local government, local
financial institutions, and other non-governmental organizations.
·        
Adherence to Plan International and donor
policies and other requirements in project implementation.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The applicant for the Plan International Sexual
Reproductive Health Rights (ASRH&R) and Gender Based Violence (GBV)
Coordinator job vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Social Work, Public Health or any
other related field
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Additional training at post-graduate level and
management of reproductive health programs is of added advantage
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Five or more years of experience in working with adolescents/youths with a
minimum of three years’ experience in management/coordination of
Adolescent/Youth Sexual Reproductive Health interventions preferably with an
International Non-Governmental Organization
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Broad
awareness of the attitudes and cultural issues associated with SRH and
GBV.
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Demonstrable
recent experience in policy and advocacy at national levels, specifically in
the areas of research, context analysis, strategy development and
implementation, and external relations.
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Hands-on
experience in monitoring the delivery of communications campaigns and adapting
the approach and materials based on outcomes.
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Experience
in working with national level stakeholders (government and development
organisations) to bring about meaningful policy and legislative changes.
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Excellent project management and team leadership
skills
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Knowledge of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive
Health/ GBV Policies and strategies
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Experience with a rights based approach in
programing
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Strong gender competences
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Partnership Management
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Excellent interpersonal, analytical and
communication (verbal and written) skills.
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Demonstrated skill and experience in report
writing and budget management
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Proven ability to meet deadlines and work
cooperatively with Plan staff and partners, Government, as well as cultural and
religious institutions.
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Demonstrated
skills and experience in proposal development and report writing
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Computer
literate (Microsoft office)
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Ability
to work with people from diverse cultures, ability to lead and motivate
people to work in teams.
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Ability
to develop synergies and integration of different project components.
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Demonstrated
ability of working with adolescent/youth on SRHR related issues
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Proven
computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft software including MS Word
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their letters of
application, together with updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of
relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus
salary history and send to:
The Country Human Resources and Organizational Development Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to:
uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org.
Deadline: 11th December 2017
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