4 Gender and Sexual Reproductive Health Officer UNFPA Project Jobs – CARE International

Organization: CARE
International
Project Name: UNFPA Women and
Youth empowerment program (WAY)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
CARE International is a leading
global development and humanitarian organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90
countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-fighting development and
humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72 million people. CARE
International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a sustainable
improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women and girls. Our
current program focusses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly
financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend
upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free
of violence. Our programming is guided by our core values of excellence,
accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.
About UNFPA Project:
CARE International is
implementing
the Women and Youth empowerment program (WAY) in partnership with UNFPA.
Job Summary:  The Gender
and Sexual Reproductive Health Officer will be a self-driven team player with
innovative skills in implementing Sexual reproductive health rights approaches
and ensure that the Minimal Initial Service Package (MISP) for RH, is
integrated into the SRH/health activities. The MISP includes; prevention of
maternal and new born mortality and morbidity through provision of clean
delivery kits, referrals to existing quality emergency obstetric care (EmOC)
services and family planning services, HIV/AIDS prevention activities,
prevention and management of sexual violence, and planning for comprehensive
SRH services. S/he will lead or support assessments, strategy development,
project design, project management and implementation, training, and
coordinating groups such as the health cluster, RH working group, and GBV
working groups. He/She will be responsible for developing, implementing and
analysing health assessments, develop and implement work plans among refugee
and host communities. S/he will facilitate and conduct information, Education,
and Communication (IEC) sessions and develop context friendly learning
materials on access to GBV and SRH services. S/he is responsible for writing
and documenting case stories of lessons learnt, especially on transformed male
youth entrepreneurs, supported by the project. He/she will work closely with
the Initiative Manager and SRH specialist in implementing the SRH and GBV
components of the WAY program in the eight districts of West Nile and Northern
Uganda namely; Moyo, Adjumani, Arua, Agago, Amuru, Aleptong, Pader, Kitgum and
Lamwo.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the CARE International
Gender and Sexual Reproductive Health Officer job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree in public health, nursing or medical field, Sexual Reproductive Health
Rights (SRH&R), Social Science, Social Work, Public Health or any other
related field, or relevant Post graduate qualification.
·        
A
minimum of five  years of hands on
professional experience in community development work (including working with
institutions, understanding their culture, breaking taboos in conversations,
ability to discuss sensitive topics such as masculinity and sexuality in a
sensitive but direct way) with experience implementing gender transformative
programs a must.
·        
Advanced
knowledge and at least five years of prove practical experience technically
supporting gender transformative approaches.
·        
Managerial
Experience and skills in effectively supervising technical specialists and
managing performance for success in technical support teams with a focus on
gender transformative approaches.
·        
Knowledge
and strong skills in M&E, report writing and documentation.
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged
to send their application letters clearly articulating alignment with the above
profile and an updated detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and
names and addresses of 3 (three) work related referees to
ugarecruitment@care.org
Deadline: 13th March 2018
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