Gender, Youth & Social Inclusion (GYSI) Officer NGO Job Opportunities – IntraHealth International

 

Job Title:    Gender, Youth & Social
Inclusion (GYSI) Officer

Organisation: IntraHealth
International

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

IntraHealth
International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for 40 years in over
100 countries. We improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the
systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere has the health care they
need to thrive.

 

Job Summary:  The Gender, Youth, and Social Inclusion
Officer will provide technical support to cluster teams to ensure integration
of Gender, Youth and Social inclusion programming in Family planning,
Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health, HIV, TB, Malaria,
WASH and Nutrition interventions. With guidance from the Technical Advisor,
s/he will implement gender-transformative activities and/or scale up
evidence-based interventions that promote gender equality and meet the health
needs of youth, including adolescent girls and young women. The GYSI Officer
will assess and identify technical and training needs in the community and work
with the Technical Advisor to design an appropriate capacity building
intervention. S/he will lead the implementation of Gender, youth and social
inclusion activities in the district/community, provide periodic report to the
Technical Advisor and the cluster lead and document promising practices which
can be replicated in other settings to increase availability, quality and use
of health services by women and men and boys and girls.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participate
in the development of the annual Gender, Youth and Social Inclusion work plans
and budgets and provide field oversight in the implementation of these work
plans.

·       
Under
the guidance of the GYSI Technical Advisor, identify program capacity gaps
among staff, sub-awardee partners, government and NGO partners and plan for
appropriate capacity building

·       
Strengthen
stakeholder response to SGBV at the district, health facility and community
through training and mentorship to ensure interventions to prevent, identify,
refer and manage SGBV at different levels are streamlined.

·       
Spearhead
the integration of Gender, Youth and Social Inclusion in Family Health (MNCH,
Nutrition, WASH, Malaria and Child survival) and HIV through training,
mentorship and coaching.

·       
Seek and
maximize opportunities for synergy with other Gender equality, GBV prevention
and response and youth-responsive programming in the districts of operation.

·       
Work
with the MEL department to monitor gender-related project indicators; maintain
up-to-date statistics and gender program data for the project’s gender related
performance reporting; including strengthening documentation and reporting of
GBV cases on a regular basis.

·       
Collaborate
with SBCC team to adopt appropriate messages and strategies to enhance male
engagement and youth participation in preventing violence against women and
girls, and health service delivery.

·       
Document
best practices and lessons learned in implementing gender equality and youth
development activities in the project and share for inclusion in the quarterly,
semi-annual and annual reports.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in Gender studies, Public Health,
Social sciences or Development Studies.

·       
At least
four years of work experience including experience in conducting gender
analysis and integration, GBV prevention and response, engaging men and boys in
health programs, and promoting women’s and girls’ empowerment.

·       
Demonstrated
familiarity with and knowledge of evidence-based interventions to promote
gender-equality in MNCH/ FP/RH/HIV and other health programs.

·       
Field
experience in implementing robust health programs, preferably implementing
USAID-supported projects, and working with local government, grassroots
organizations and community.

·       
Experience
providing technical support and capacity building in programs targeting
adolescent girls and youth and implementing adolescent and youth-responsive
service delivery.

·       
Knowledge
of the local languages spoken in the Activity areas of operation will be an added
advantage.

·       
Must be
capable of working both in a team and independently to implement the duties
described above.

·       
Ability
to work under pressure and take on assignments as and when required with
minimum supervision

·       
Willingness
to travel frequently and support in any of the 30 districts under
USAID-RHITES-E.

·       
Conceptual
thinker with excellent organizational and time management skills

·       
Strong
oral and written English communication skills.

·       
Strong
analytical skills and attention to detail

·       
Strong
community engagement skills

·       
Computer
literacy with standard business software (including Word, Excel and Power
Point).

 

Competencies

·       
Accountability
– Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research and
personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on
those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable
high-quality results for IntraHealth’s success. 
Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable
treatment of others in all activities.

·       
Service
Excellence – Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service
concepts, processes, and techniques to access internal and/or external client
needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through
providing excellent service directly or indirectly.

·       
Client
Relationship Management – Knowledge and ability to determine and satisfy
current client needs and maintain a partnering relationship during engagements;
includes influencing, communicating, presenting, facilitating, Build and manage
new relationships and collaborative alliances.

·       
Effective
Communication (Oral and Written) – Understands effective communication
concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain
complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the
audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs
through the application of appropriate professional communication behaviors

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join Intrahealth International should apply online at this link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 18th March 2021

 

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