Gender and SRH Officer

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Category:
Development and Project Management, Health Care
Location:
SNNPR 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

 

·       Major roles and responsibilities

·       Provide technical support to the project targets on gender, sexual and reproductive health including, early pregnancy, Family planning, menstruation and personal hygiene,

·       Organize and train young women friendly SRH-FP services to health workers (HWs) and HEWs in line with the national guidelines,

·       Conduct SRH-FP and gender-related awareness creation trainings for target young women in targeted kebeles, particularly on SRH behaviors, stigma and judgment surrounding ARSH, life skills in developing sexual behaviors, ARSH problems, HTPs with particular focus on child marriage, FGM, S/GBV,

·       Facilitate linkage and work intensively with regional and local health centers and facilities to increase young women’s access and practice to reproductive health services on SRH-FP

Facilitate and support SRH and gender material provision at the grass-root level in collaboration with YES centers and health facilities/women and youth sectors 

·       Plan and organize community mobilization platforms and awareness creation events on Gender and SRH issues,

·       Promote and Support YES centers’ services particularly SRH programs for the young women to access in their locality

·       Establish SRH clubs in YES centers and ensure strong referral linkage between YES centers and health Faclities for cases require medical attention

·       Collect and avail informational business and SRH related materials in the YES centers

·       Closely follow and support the YFS/ youth-friendly services and peer educators’ activities in all health centers

·       Conduct Intake assessment on gender and young women reproductive health and regularly monitor their progress

·       Gather information and understand key gender issues in the implementation area focusing on boys and girls [e.g GBV, Earley child marriage, SRH and others] and adopt strategies to address them as necessary

·       Create and maintain smooth working relationship with government partners and other stakeholders and link program activities with the existing government structure

·       Actively participate in trucking the success and best practice documentation process of the project

·       Develops quality and timely reports and submits to immediate supervisor,

·       To perform other work related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by project Manager

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualification and  Experience 

Bachelor degree Public Health, Nursing, Health Officer, Health Promotion and Health Education, specific experience of working on gender and sexual and reproductive health aspects in rural areas,

Experience

-   Recommended a minimum of five-year experience with solid experience in SRH/FP and gender integration

-   Skills in designing and implementing gender integration policy and strategy at different institutional level

-   Proven analytical and problem solving skills;

-   experience working on multi-year grant funded projects particularly USAID-funded projects

Knowledge Skills and Ability

-   Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation, coaching, and youth mentoring;

-   Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures;

-   Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner;

-   Fluency in English and Knowledge of local language (Sidamu-affo) is an mandatory.

-   Commitment to Save the Children values;

Demonstrated commitment to creating a learning culture

How to Apply

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

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