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Project Officer SRH (In - School)

Closing: Sep 19, 2022

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Published: Sep 7, 2022 (19 days ago)

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Job Purpose:

The SRH Officer (In-school) is the key technical person for SRH interventions within project-targeted

schools. He/she is responsible for ensuring the achievement of SRH program deliverables for the Inschool component in close collaboration with School Administrators, School Health Clubs, relevantgovernment departments and community stakeholders. He/she is responsible for creating robust schoolbased SRH and implementing sexuality education in schools.
Requirements

 Bachelor‘s degree in Social Work and Public Health.


 A minimum of three years of relevant experience in working with a Non-Profit Organisation or

a reputable Community-Based Organisation, preferably working with young people.

 Knowledge of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is a MUST.


 Experience in designing youth programmes.

 Experience in training and creative facilitation.

 Knowledge of Local Government development structures and policies.


 Experience working with rural communities, especially community mobilisation and

networking.

 Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and ability to work independently.


 Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English.


 Excellent computer skills.


Responsibilities
Job Purpose:

The SRH Officer (In-school) is the key technical person for SRH interventions within project-targeted

schools. He/she is responsible for ensuring the achievement of SRH program deliverables for the Inschool component in close collaboration with School Administrators, School Health Clubs, relevantgovernment departments and community stakeholders. He/she is responsible for creating robust schoolbased SRH and implementing sexuality education in schools.
Requirements

 Bachelor‘s degree in Social Work and Public Health.


 A minimum of three years of relevant experience in working with a Non-Profit Organisation or

a reputable Community-Based Organisation, preferably working with young people.

 Knowledge of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is a MUST.


 Experience in designing youth programmes.

 Experience in training and creative facilitation.

 Knowledge of Local Government development structures and policies.


 Experience working with rural communities, especially community mobilisation and

networking.

 Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and ability to work independently.


 Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English.


 Excellent computer skills.


 Facilitate peer education sessions.


 Assist partners in implementing activities related to SRHR to ensure interventions are evidencebased, culturally appropriate, cost-effective, and have a high impact.



 Ensure that out-of-school SRHR interventions for youth are implemented as per the plan and

local needs.



 Ensure that SRHR services and practices at targeted Health Centres are in line with Ministry of

Health recommended guidelines, and treatment protocols and are consistent with minimum

standards and best practices.



 Facilitate community mobilisation activities and implement appropriate Behaviour Change

Communication (BCC) approaches to create demand for SRHR services.



 Facilitate and coordinate regular SRHR capacity-building activities for target Youth Clubs,

YECs and health workers on SRHR peer education, life skills, youth-friendly health services,

monitoring and evaluation, health system strengthening, facilitative supervision, and clientprovider interaction.



 Address SRHR issues as per the plan, including identification, response and reporting of SRHR

programmatic components to the Project Manager.



 Support the strengthening of community/beneficiary accountability mechanisms, ensuring that

feedback and issues related to the project are addressed.



 Assist the Project Manager in developing, reviewing, and disseminating guidelines, standards

of practice, protocols, and other tools to improve quality programming at the health facility and

community level.


Administration and Financial Management


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