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SRHR Advisor

CARE AFGHANISTAN
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Position Title: SRHR Advisor

2024-07-13        Kabul       Full Time        126

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Based on Organization Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: CARE-AF-0956
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: CARE AFGHANISTAN
Years of Experience: Minimum 5 years of professional experience working in SRHR programs, preferably in a global health or development context.
Contract Duration: 20 Months
Gender: Female
Education: Master's degree in public health, sexual and reproductive health, or a related field.
Close date: 2024-07-13

About CARE AFGHANISTAN:

CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need. CARE, as an International Confederation of 13 member organizations is one of the world's largest private humanitarian organizations working in more than 90 plus, countries committed to helping communities in the developing world achieve lasting victories over poverty.

Job Descriptions:

Summary of Key Functions

The SRHR Advisor will play a critical role in providing technical expertise and guidance on all matters related to the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights program under the Health Equity and Rights Program. She will work closely with the project team, stakeholders, and partners to design, implement, and monitor SRHR programs and interventions. The advisor will contribute to policy development, capacity building, and advocacy efforts, and ensure the delivery of high-quality SRHR services to targeted populations.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide technical expertise and guidance on SRHR issues, policies, and best practices, ensuring alignment with national guidelines and international standards.
  2. Support the development and implementation of comprehensive SRHR programs, strategies, and interventions, targeting diverse populations, including women, adolescents, and marginalized communities.
  3. Conduct assessments and analysis to identify SRHR needs, gaps, and opportunities for program improvement.
  4. Design and deliver training programs on SRHR topics for project staff, healthcare providers, partners, and community members.
  5. Facilitate the integration of gender equality, human rights, and youth-friendly approaches into SRHR programs and services.
  6. Ensure the availability and accessibility of a wide range of SRHR services, including family planning, safe abortion care, maternal health, STI/HIV prevention, and comprehensive sexuality education.
  7. Collaborate with stakeholders and partners to advocate for additional resources for the SRHR in policy frameworks of MoPH, national health strategies, and development agendas.
  8. Provide technical support in monitoring and evaluation, including the development of indicators, data collection tools, and analysis of SRHR program outcomes.
  9. Stay updated on emerging trends, research, and evidence-based practices in the field of SRHR and contribute to knowledge sharing and dissemination.
  10. Build and strengthen partnerships with government agencies, NGOs, community-based organizations, and other relevant stakeholders to foster collaboration and resource mobilization for SRHR programs.
  11. Support the development and implementation of behavior change communication campaigns and community engagement initiatives to promote SRHR awareness and positive health-seeking behaviors.
  12. Contribute to the development of project proposals, donor reports, and other relevant documents related to SRHR programming.

 

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

 

Safety and Security Responsibility:

We all have a responsibility to promote a safe and secure work environment, foster a safety and security culture, and ensure consistent application of, and compliance with, CARE Afghanistan safety and security policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master's degree in public health, sexual and reproductive health, or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience working in SRHR programs, preferably in a global health or development context.
  • In-depth knowledge of SRHR issues, policies, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with international frameworks and commitments related to SRHR, such as the ICPD Program of Action, SDGs, and human rights instruments.
  • Demonstrated experience in program design, implementation, and evaluation of SRHR interventions.
  • Strong understanding of gender equality, human rights, and youth-friendly approaches in SRHR programming.
  • Experience in capacity building, training, and mentoring of staff and partners.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in multicultural settings and engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to advocate for SRHR at various levels, including policy and community advocacy.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and monitoring and evaluation of SRHR programs.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, as required.
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Able to listen well, accurately communicate ideas, and to work well in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups
  • Work enthusiastically with clients
  • Culturally flexible and respect the multi-cultural environment

4.2 Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent skills in problem-solving and decision-making 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Patient counseling and advice
  • Technical skills to provide effective safe motherhood services
  • Good teamwork spirit 
  • Willingness to learn new skills

 4.4 Languages Skills:

  • Fluency in spoken and written Dari, Pashtu, and English language is a requirement.

Location:  Kabul with frequent travel to the field.

 

Safeguarding

CARE places human dignity at the center of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse and of vulnerable adults and children, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation, harassment and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel

CARE Afghanistan  participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we hereby request information from candidate’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the candidate left employment. All CARE Afghanistan’s offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. By submitting an application, the applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (ACBAR: Application Form) to afg.vacancies@care.org.
  • Applications after the closing date (12:00 AM) and without CARE Application form will not be accepted.
  • Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (SRHR Advisor CARE-AF-0956 Kabul) otherwise your application will not be considered.
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Background Check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
  • People with Physical Disabilities and Women are highly encourage to apply.
  • CARE IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING POLICY (Available at: Safeguarding)
  • CARE IS COMMITTED TO CODE OF CONDUCT (Available at: CARE Afg Code of Conduct (updated).pdf)

Submission Email:

Afg.Vacancies@care.org

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