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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Technical Officer: AYSRH Job at Jhpiego - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Technical Officer: AYSRH

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Deadline of this Job:
14thAugust 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet's most disadvantaged people. We are seeking an experienced individual with excellent organizational and technical skills, who is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Post: Technical Officer: AYSRH (Kampala)
The Technical Officer, Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (AYSRH) for an exciting The Challenge Initiative (TCI) -Tupange Pamoja project, funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The program focuses on the rapid expansion of urban family planning programs leveraging a matching challenge fund to scale up of urban family planning programs. The Technical Officer leads the technical, and programmatic implementation of AYSRH activities for the Tupange Pamoja in Uganda.
  • Support the implementation of TCI‘s AYSRH strategic plan in Uganda, identity emerging needs, develop and maintain technical partnerships in the Country.
  • Provide in-country technical, programmatic implementation and support to build the capacity of TCI in-country teams in AYSRH programming.
  • Develop and roll-out tools, resources, and trainings to improve youth-focused program implementation.
  • Oversee the coaching and mentoring in key areas of adolescents that focus on results, and use of data for programmatic decision making by the county governments.
  • Align AYSRH implementation with national policies, strategies, guidelines, systems and structures for ownership and sustainability.
  • Contribute to the identification, development and monitoring ot strategic youth-related priorities and opportunities,
  • Write technical and programmatic reports and briefs, and contribute to publications, as needed.
  • Update program knowledge generated, collected and disseminated for eltective technical support, capacity building in the regions, national level and high level policy dialogue, including codifying this knowledge in the TCI AYRSH toolkit.
  • Contribute to and facilitate cross-geographies and cross-program learning.
  • Bachelor's degree in Public Health/ Community Development/Social Sciences / Health or related field Advanced degree in public health preferred.
  • 5 years of professional experience 3 of which must have been in the AYSRH field.
  • Experience working with MoH systems and personnel.
  • Demonstrated technical understanding of national and regional AYSRH issues.
  • Experience implementing outreach, demand creation, and/or social and BCC for adolescents and youth.
  • Excellent facilitation, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel for about 30 percent of the time in the year.
Job application procedure
Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to:  by 14thAugust 2018. Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.