International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in under-served communities worldwide.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Advisor, Global Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) TU – (701)
- The Sexual Reproductive Health (SHR) Global Senior Advisor will provide technical advisory support to International Medical Corps SRH portfolio in partnership with global/HQ and country program staff across Africa, Asia, and Middle East regions.
- The Sexual Reproductive Health Senior Advisor will have a strong technical background and will also contribute to the health strategic planning. The Sexual Reproductive Health Senior Advisor works under the Technical Unit which resides within the Quality Assurance, Research and Innovation department.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
- Lead the development of the sexual and reproductive health program strategy and related plans in full collaboration with the health, GBV and MEAL advisory teams.
- Lead the alignment and integration of SRH interventions with broader health systems, mental health and psychosocial care, gender-based violence and other relevant sector areas, in collaboration with other International Medical Corps staff.
- Lead the development of SRH assessments, design, planning, implementation, and monitoring of programs.
- Lead the sexual reproductive health agenda within International Medical Corps.
- Develop, implement, and replicate innovative strategies to link SRH with other health services, such as mental health and psychosocial care, water sanitation and hygiene, nutrition and gender-based violence in collaboration with other International Medical Corps staff.
- Develop the capacity building and mentorship strategy for the team.
- Support the development of health assessments, design, planning, implementation and monitoring of programs for SRH interventions.
- Participate in networking and knowledge management with a view to identifying and facilitating partnership opportunities.
- Develop quarterly work plans and reports to share within the International Medical Corps HQ and with the global technical team.
- Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
- Provide technical input for program development and participate actively in writing of funding proposals, reports and external communications for International Medical Corps global for SRH.
- Further develop and implement guidelines, protocols and standard setting for health interventions, including roll-out at field level in order to achieve the highest quality of program interventions.
- Participate in the management (including the hiring, supervision and appraisal) of SRH technical HQ and senior field staff.
- Contribute to the professional development of field and HQ technical staff through training, mentoring, and assisting with professional advancement on SRH program interventions.
- Support field and HQ teams for the development, preparation and dissemination of publications related to SRH including technical papers, documents, guidance notes and communications materials.
- Represent International Medical Corps at relevant technical coordination fora, donor meetings and with academic health institutions, as well as sharing evidence and best practice through formal and informal channels.
- Typically, a Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field is preferred. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
- Demonstrated creativity, ability to apply innovative thinking and problem-solving skills;
- Fluency in written and spoken English and fluency in French or Arabic is desirable;
- Typically, 12+ years’ experience in the design and implementation of health programs in developing countries, including at least 5 years in a senior technical or management position;
- Demonstrable technical expertise and working knowledge of SRH, preferably in both conflict and post-conflict environments;
- Experience in program development including proposal writing for grants and RFAs;
- Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SPSS.
How to Apply
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