Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights Specialist

at Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted November 7, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights Specialist (WISH2ACTION) - OUGANDA
Organisation: Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion

Closing date: 17 Nov 2019
“Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations,
we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences,
where everyone can live in dignity”

Handicap International is changing his name and becomes « Humanity & Inclusion ». HI, Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation with no religious or political affiliations operating in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

Since the organisation was first founded in 1982, we have set up development programmes in 62 countries and responded to many emergencies. Today we have a budget of around 150 million euros, with 3500 employees worldwide.

HI is engaged in an employment policy in favour of disabled workers.

For further information about the association: www.hi.org.

JOB CONTEXT:

The Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (Lot) 2 Access, Choice, Together, Innovation and Ownership, Now (WISH2ACTION) is a comprehensive and integrated approach to delivering family planning and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). It prioritizes the most underserved women and girls, particularly youth under 20, the very poor, and marginalized populations (including people with disabilities, displaced populations or those affected by humanitarian crisis, and people living in hard-to-reach areas). HI is an implementing partner in the WISH2ACTION project consortium and will be responsible for disability inclusion across eight of the project’s 16 countries of implementation (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Pakistan, Mozambique and Afghanistan)

WISH2ACTION is a commercial contract from DFID that brings together six internationally recognized leading organizations: HI, Marie Stopes International, OPTIONS, IRC and DMI along with 11 IPPF Member Associations.

YOUR MISSION:

In close collaboration with the Disability Inclusive Sexual and Reproductive health advisor and the Director of the global health unit, the regional technical manager will contribute to the definition of the technical design and implementation of WISH2ACTION project strategies on disability inclusive SRHR (iSRHR) and will provide technical guidance for consortium members, policy makers, and services providers on disability inclusive iSRHR.

Responsibility 1: To provide timely and sound technical guidance to the HI-WISH2ACTION teams and consortium Members

Responsibility 3: Networking and Advocacy

Responsibility 2: To ensure the internal and external coordination within the project

 

Skills

You have successfully managed projects
Advanced writing capacities in English
You know coordinate with several actors and like working in a team
Positive and constructive personality (solution oriented)
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION:

Embedded in the Uganda HI Program, the position will be based in the WISH2ACTION global compound in Kampala. The Technical regional manager coordinates with the Global coordination Unit based in Uganda, (Regional Operational manager, the MEAL Officer) and with the WISH team in the countries of intervention (Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Mozambique, Madagascar, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh . He/she’ll directly manage a SBCC and a research specialist.

Experience Requirements

You have minimum 8 years’ experience in a technical support, including at least 5 years in senior project management role(s) related to disability inclusion projects
Relevant experience on Disability, Gender and age (prior experience in Sub Sahara Africa)

Education Requirements

You hold a Master’s Degree in Public Health (or Health background : Nurse, midwife, doctor)
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