Deadline: 05 July, 2020

Location: Garoua, Cameroon

Plan International is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Health Technical Officer.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and expertise in the baseline and subsequent assessments of status of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (ASRHR) activities under the P4G project with the involvement of young people, girls and young women themselves
  • Identify emerging needs and develop/update the ASRHR section of the P4G proposal
  • Design and implement clear work/activity plans for integrating SRHR for adolescent within the project
  • Promote education of parents and the community on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of adolescents
  • Support the delivery of ASRHR information and AACSE programmes for out-of-school and in-school adolescents
  • Facilitate innovative approaches including utilisation of digital platforms to enhance access to ASRHR information
  • Support the generation and use of evidence to justify resource allocation to ASRHR
  • Seek increased funds for the provision of ASRHR information and services
  • Support coordination and harmonised donor funding for ASRHR
  • Support establishment of mechanisms for mobilising additional funding
  • Support improved efficiency and accountability in resource allocation and utilisation

Requirements

  • At least master’s degree in Public Health, preferably in Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Three years, minimum, of experience in the ASRHR domain
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in the implementation of ASRHR activities
  • Timely and effective delivery of project activities and other outputs (reports, etc.)
  • Commitment to safeguarding, gender equality and participation
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner
  • Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

To apply and for more information, click here.

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