Deadline: 02 December, 2021

Location: Garoua, Cameroon

Plan International is 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 ASRH&R activities under the P4G project with the involvement of young people, girls and young women themselves
  • Identify emerging needs and develop/update the ASRH&R section of the P4G proposal
  • Design and implement clear work/activity plans for integrating SRHR for adolescents within the project
  • Promote education of parents and the community on SRHR of adolescents
  • Support the delivery of ASRH information and AACSE programmes for out-of-school and in-school adolescents
  • Facilitate innovative approaches including utilisation of digital platforms to enhance access to ASRH&R information
  • Support the generation and use of evidence to justify resource allocation to ASRH&R
  • Seek increased funds for the provision of ASRH&R information and services
  • Support coordination and harmonised donor funding for ASRH&R
  • Support establishment of mechanisms for mobilising additional funding
  • Support improved efficiency and accountability in resource allocation and utilisation
  • Support capacity building of staff and stakeholders at all levels in strategic leadership, health systems and service management for adolescents
  • Support the strengthening of reproductive health training and supervision system at all levels for effective provision of ASRH&R services
  • Continuously monitor provision of ASRH&R services at all levels
  • Support the establishment and strengthening of partnerships for ASRH&R service provision at all levels

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, preferably in Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Three years, minimum, of related experience
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in related areas
  • Timely and effective delivery of project activities and other outputs
  • Commitment to safeguarding gender equality and participation
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • 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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