National Family Planning Policy Advisor USAID Project Jobs – Pathfinder International

Organization: Pathfinder
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
International is driven by the conviction that all people, regardless of where
they live, have the right to decide whether and when to have children, to exist
free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. Since 1957, we
have partnered with local governments, communities, and health systems in
developing countries to remove barriers to critical sexual and reproductive
health services. Together, we expand access to contraception, promote healthy
pregnancies, save women’s lives, and stop the spread of new HIV infections,
wherever the need is most urgent. Our work ensures millions of women, men, and
young people are able to choose their own paths forward.
About USAID Project:
International has been awarded a five-year Family Planning Activity (FPA) by
the US Agency for International Development (USAID).  As a lead
implementing agency, Pathfinder partners will play a catalytic role in increasing
access to modern contraception and reducing the unmet need for voluntary family
planning services in Uganda.
Job Summary:
The National Family Planning Policy Advisor will support coordination and
strengthen leadership at the national level as well as the support the MOH to
monitor the FP-CIP and ensure the harmonized 
implementation of the national FP program based on the active engagement
of national stakeholders from the MOH, National Planning Authority (NPA),
National Planning Council (NPC), Uganda Family Planning Consortium (UFPC),
Ministry of Gender, Labor, and Social Development (MoGLSD), Ministry of
Education and Sports (MoES),  Ministry of
Water and the Environment (MWE), Ministry of Finance, and UNPFA.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
the NPC, NPA, MoH, and UFPC to host meetings focused on national resource
allocation for FP and other priority issues,
dissemination of the legal framework to policymakers, DHTs, and health care
workers, and support the MOH to orient Members of Parliament, DHOs, District
Health Administrators, and FP point people on FP rights,
with our youth partner UYHAF to engage the MOH, MOGLSD, MOES, the
Inter-Religious Council of Uganda, MenEngage and other Key partners to identify
opportunities throughout years 1-3 to link and share learnings at events,
meetings, and reviews organized by implementing partners.
the NPC to lead a high-level, national multisectoral steering committee.
presentations illustrating the national FP trends, gaps, and challenges,
training on the FP-CIP gap analysis tool and follow-up with stakeholders and
implementing partners to promote use of the tool during annual work planning
and during regular reviews,
with the commodity tracking partner to ensure commitment that translates to
financing for FP
the MOH to identify a consultant/consultancy firm and to mobilize funds to
conduct the next CIP progress review,
dissemination of the CIP review to all stakeholders,
how to best engage and influence MOGLSD, MOES, and the Ministry of Water and
Environment (MOWE) to understand how social norms in their sectors inhibit
youth access to FP and how to incorporate messages to address these harmful
norms into their SBCC campaigns/materials.
any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in medicine with RH experience and a
relevant master’s degree,
years of extensive hands-on experience in the field of reproductive health
and/or family planning,
in public health management, training and capacity building,
experience with Training of Trainers,
providing technical assistance in MNCH, RH/FP services,
collaborative approach including working with Government officials with good
negotiation skills, diplomacy and tact,
experience in community mobilization,
to prioritize work according to importance and deadline while meeting conflicting
work demands,
initiative, patience, tact, and able to work with minimum supervision
to work under pressure.
interpersonal and communication skills.
adaptability and flexibility in all aspects of working.
to work effectively in a team and support others in their work.
in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet etc.
in English and local language.
with the political, social, economic and cultural context of working in all the
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below
Pathfinder International
is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Pathfinder International does not charge candidates Recruitment or Application
fees for any position, to which they may apply globally.
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