Family Planning Advisor Job Opportunities – Amref Health Africa

Job Title:       Family Planning Advisor
Organization:
Amref Health Africa
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Amref Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Family Planning (FP) Advisor will provide technical and program
    oversight and direction in the areas of family planning/reproductive
    health (FP/RH) for the RHITES Lango Project. Responsibilities include
    providing leadership and technical guidance in the development and
    implementation of family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH) activities
    and in coordination with other program technical lead, S/he ensures
    integration of these activities in other technical areas.
  • This position will ensure the technical and methodological soundness
    of activities and, in collaboration with the project team and partners,
    support the design of service delivery strategies, based on current
    scientific evidence.
  • S/he will advise on policy, programmatic, national and USG
    strategies for integrated implementation of FP initiatives.
  • S/he works in collaboration with other technical teams, DHMT and
    health facilities to support quality implementation of FP services.
  •  S/he will also continuously
    engage with the Ministry of Health and FP Technical Working Groups at the
    national level to bring RHITES-Lango FP related work into the limelight t.
  • This position reports to the Senior RMNCAH Advisor. Key
    responsibilities:
  • Provides technical leadership in FP within specific
  • FP activities and RHITES Lango program-wide to ensure integration of
    FP services.
  • With technical oversight, provides technical leadership in design,
    development planning, implementation, and capacity building of specific FP
    technical components of program
  • Provides timely and adequate technical support to health programs on
    reproductive health, including guidance on service quality, increasing use
    of priority FP interventions, supporting and motivating frontline health
    workers clinicians, nurses), and building capacity (including on-the-job
    training) on select FP topics



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor of medicine & Surgery,
    or Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Midwifery from a recognized
    institution, Master’s degree in Reproductive or Public Health preferred 7
    years of increasing responsibilities at the district, regional and at
    national level in reproductive health or FP, including in a management or
    advisory role Has ability to manage complex large projects, set realistic
    priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities in a
    consortium.
     
How to apply:
 All interested and qualified candidates please
send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter
addressed to the Human Resources Business Partner, Amref Health Africa in
Uganda through jobs.amrefuganda@aniref.org 
, Emails should not exceed 2MB.. We regret that only: short-listed
candidates will be contacted
Amref Health Africa
is committed to the principles of safeguarding at the workplace and does not
tolerate any form of abuse, discrimination or harassment
Deadline:  Friday 13th December 2019
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