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Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Sector Manager


  •  Posted:  Sat. 29 May, 2021
  •  Expires:  11, Jun 2021
Job Type
contract
Location
Borno
Specialization(s)
Non-profit/Volunteering, Humanitarian & Development, Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR)

Job Summary

CARE is seeking a SRHR Sector Manager to set up related programming and operations, as well as to serve as CARE's representative for all SRHR-related activities within the UN system, the Ministry of Health and with other partners. The purpose of the position is to provide technical leadership and ensure CARE's programmatic expertise in SRHR (and particularly in crisis-affected settings) is translated to the Northern Nigeria context and that initial set-up of SRHR programming includes quality technical and operational foundations.

Job Description

 The SRHR Manager is expected to facilitate development of quality, gender-sensitive, accountable, and impact-focus SRHR interventions in Nigeria. This includes provision of technical advice, capacity building of CARE staff and partners, as well as influencing policy and practice through analysis and advocacy with various stakeholders. The position will be based in Maiduguri and reports to the Program Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Information gathering, assessments, analysis and monitoring
  • Program and strategies development support
  • Monitoring, evaluation, accountability and reporting
  • Partnership and capacity-building
  • Coordination, representation, advocacy and Learning
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Experience

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, social sciences, gender and development studies or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5-7 years supporting health interventions in crisis-affected settings with a physical presence in insecure environments
  • At least one year of support to an acute humanitarian crisis, especially large multi-sectoral projects, designing and appraising proposals and actively liaising with relevant and potential project partners
  • Must possess skills in technical proposal writing, designing and implementing food security programmes
  • Experience in coordinating and engaging with multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge of gender issues in development, particularly GBV, including relevant international human rights standards
  • Must possess knowledge of human rights, especially sexual reproductive rights and ability to apply human rights-based approach in programming
  • Fluency in English with professional-level writing capacity
  • Prior experience in INGOs working environment/system will be a strong asset
  • Excellent written, oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Proficient analytical skills that demonstrate an understanding of the current concepts, priorities, and issues in programme monitoring, data collection and evaluation, highly desired
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CARE


CARE is a global humanitarian and development leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people. CARE vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security. Our Mission is to work around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We put women and girls in the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We are strongly inspired and guided by our Core Values of Transformation, Integrity, Excellence, Diversity and Equality. Officially registered in April 2017, CARE is in its fourth year operating in Nigeria, predominantly in the conflict affected Northeast, and in the Northwest. CARE aims to support vulnerable people who are affected by conflict, natural disasters and poverty across four key programming areas: Food and Nutrition Security and Livelihoods, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, a Life Free from Violence (Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response) and Women’s Economic Empowerment through its Flagship ‘Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) approach. Our Commitment to Nigeria people goes beyond our current humanitarian work to exploring and initiating longer-term development programs that address underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability in Nigeria. In collaboration with other stakeholders, we will initiate and support equitable and sustainable development interventions by enabling the underprivileged to realize their potential, exercise their right and strengthen linkages with broader society.

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