Project Officer – Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights NGO Jobs – VSO

 VSO
  • Kampala, Uganda View on Map
  • Post Date : November 21, 2021
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Job Description

Job Title:    Project Officer – Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights

Organisation: VSO

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

 

Job Summary:  Working at project location – In this role, the   Project Officer – Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights will provide on-site support in the project location and/or VSO office, (full-time unless otherwise specified) for a set period of time.

To provide support in the implementation of VSO Uganda’s Make Way SRHR Intersectionality project

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Together with the Project Implementation Managers ensure the project goals and milestones are met efficiently and effectively.
  • Plan and implement capacity building initiatives on lobby and advocacy, social inclusion and gender, Intersectionality in SRHR for youth networks, organizations for persons with disabilities, and the health workforce.
  • Work with partners, youth networks, civil society organizations, organizations of persons with disabilities and stakeholders in developing and implementing advocacy and social accountability initiatives.
  • Provide technical input to the government and other stakeholders in mainstreaming inclusive strategies in national and county SRHR policies, strategies, and frameworks.
  • Contribute to the development and yearly adaptation of the country-specific Theory of Change, workplans, M&E plans, lobby & advocacy plans
  • Conduct regular program support and monitoring field visits
  • Contribute to the development of annual work plans and budgets, training plans, quarterly and annual reports
  • Organize and create platforms for developing and sharing best practices on inclusive SRHR in demand creation and service delivery for youth, women, and persons with disabilities.
  • Monitoring progress of partners and stakeholders in applying inclusive strategies in SRHR.
  • Convene and lead quarterly project working group meetings with partners
  • Participate in country sector specific forums and county/regional levels as will be appropriate.
  • Participate in financial planning and phasing, administer and maintain budget tracking records for the project.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Human Rights, Public Health, social development, or Social Sciences.
  • At least five years and in-depth knowledge and experience in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights specifically for marginalized groups including youth, women, and persons with disabilities.
  • Experience in Advocacy and communications of sexual reproductive health rights issues – Highly desired
  • Previous experience in advocacy, social behaviour change and social accountability in sexual reproductive health programmes
  • Knowledge and experience in Meaningful Youth Engagements and lived experiences of Meaningful Youth Participation and SRHR is a bonus.
  • Experience in developing and using monitoring and evaluation tools and participatory methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience on disability inclusive practices in sexual reproductive health rights programmes and initiatives.
  • Strong partnership and stakeholder engagement
  • Extensive knowledge on policies and national guidelines on reproductive health
  • Possession of strong written and communication skills needed for writing reports, publicity materials and corresponding with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Sufficient experience of working with and managing volunteers
  • Able to develop clear and realistic plans to deliver agreed objectives within deadlines, involving key individuals in the planning process.
  • Experience and skills in managing budgets and undertaking accounting procedures.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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