Nafasi za kazi EngenderHealth - The Gender and Youth Program Office

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EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world we train health care professional and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services availability today and for generations to come.
Comprehensive health Services Delivery (CHSD) is a five years project (Object 1, 2016 to September 20, 2021) funded by the American People through USAID that aims at supporting the Government of Tanzania (GOT) to increase access to high quality, comprehensive and integrated health services, especially for women and youth, with a focus on maternal, neonatal, child and reproductive health and nutrition outcomes.
CHSD award 3 is implemented in Southern regions of Tanzania focusing on comprehensive health service daily for preventative and curative services with regards to FP, HIV/AIDs, TB, Malaria, and MCH. The project covers geographic areas with the highest disease burden namely Njombe, Iringa, Ruvuma, Morogoro, Lindi and Mtwara. CHSS award 3 projects is managed by Deloitte Consulting LTd in partnership with FHI360, EngenderHealth, and management and Development for health (MDH). EngerHealth is the lead gender, youth FP/RH and MNCH project’s components.
EngenderHealth is seeking applications from highly qualified Tanzanian candidates to fill in the following positions for CHSD award 3

The Gender and Youth Program Office (five positions each based in Iringa, Njombe, Morogoro, Mtwars and Lindi regional project offices).
Position Descriptions: The Gender and Youth Program Office reports to the Regional Technical Managers. The Gender and Youth program Officer will support development and implementation of an integrated strategy focused in high HIV prevalence areas where targeted efforts are required to shift the gender-related barriers to the health and well-being of vulnerable individuals. S/He will provide technical assistance on a gender, including gender norms affecting health-seeking behaviors and interventions promoting gender positive roles, rights and responsibilities of the target communities and by youth and gender, including improving access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services for adolescent girls and boys and young women and men to address multiple risk and protective factors at key transition points in their development.
Key qualifications:
• Must possess a university degree (BAA, BSs) in a relevant field (e.g. gender studies health, international development, social sciences, anthropology, or a related field.
• A minimum of three (3+) years of experience in gender programming in the health sector, including integration of gender into the continuum of SRH services from facilities into communities.
• Must have a strong theoretical understanding and implementation of synchronized gender and male engagement interventions, GBV prevention and response, and working with youth on SRHR are essential.
• Experience in presenting findings, results and lessons learned to a variety of audiences is desirable.
• Experience working for international agencies and USAID-funded health programs is preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal skills (e.g. active listening, culture competence, responsiveness).
• Strong written and verbal communications skills in English are a must.
• Fluency in Kiswahili and spoken and written English is required.
• Ability to travel approximately 30% of his/her time to supervise and support field activities.

 

TO APPLY
Please visit the careers page at www.engenderhealth.org to submit your application online by 28t October, 2016. Please include the region of preference; details of your salary requirements and salary history (if possible, include a USAID biographical data sheet).

EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, region, color, gender, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, marital status or disability or any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state and local laws.


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