Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Specialist NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the
world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence
in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over
90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the
right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to
inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve
immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children
by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by
acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at
scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas
of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food
Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts.
Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North,
Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the
Children has a staff complement of over 300 persons. We save children’s lives.
We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we
reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91
million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Adolescent
Sexual Reproductive Health Specialist will work in close collaboration with the
Head of Health and Nutrition (HHN) to provide strategic direction and technical
management for the planning and implementation of RH activities in the
integrated package of services in the school, Alternative learning programs,
facility and the community. The position will ensure the quality and
documentation of key RH related interventions and approaches at all levels. The
position will be responsible for ensuring all deliverable related to
Reproductive health programs under the entire country program is delivered in a
timely fashion and key lessons learned and best practices captured.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Save the Children Education Adolescent Sexual
    Reproductive Health Specialist job placement should possess graduate
    training in ASRH or equivalent combination/blend of training and
    experience. Postgraduate training in public health or another relevant
    discipline is preferred.
  • Eight
    years of direct experience in ASRH health policy development, program
    planning, implementation and/or evaluation in a developing country setting
  • Three
    to five years’ experience managing an SRH program/project at regional or
    national level
  • Proven
    ability to work in a complex, multi-intervention health development
    program in collaboration with national health ministries and international
    partners
  • Familiarity
    with the ASRH and School Health interventions in Uganda
  • Prior
    experience working with Uganda’s public health system (preferred)
  • Proven
    capacity to plan, analyze and ensure routine monitoring of work plans and
    ability to travel in the districts 40% of the time.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work
    effectively with a diverse team
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 15th February 2018

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