Female Reproductive Health Manager (Re Announced)
- Post Date:October 22, 2022
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- Career Level ManagerExperience 5 YearsGender Female
- Industry Health CareQualification Bachelor DegreeSalary As per Organization Salary Scale
- Number of Opportunities 1Vacancy Number 31291Location Kabul
About IRC (International Rescue Committee):
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.
- Oversee the implementation of quality RH program activities at the IRC’s supported health facilities.
- Ensure that all stated RH goals and objectives are met, that projects are monitored and that reports are submitted in a timely manner.
- In coordination with HIS Manager and officers, ensure proper RH data recording in the IRC supported facilities, support the compilation of data and generation of quality RH reports on a regular and timely manner.
- Provide technical oversight and training to field-based health staff in the area of RH services providing, with an emphasis on national staff capacity building.
- Scale-up up of Community Mobilization on RH.
- Implementing strategies to increase Family Planning (FP) uptake with a special focus on community awareness raising and ensuring the availability of FP supplies in IRC supported facilities.
- Assis the Health System Strengthening Coordinator in proposal writing for RH funding opportunities.
- Continuously assessing RH needs and suggesting new projects to address identified unmet needs.
- Work closely with the IRC’s Women Protection & Empowerment (WPE) or Gender Based Violence (GBV) teams at the field level to implement holistic programming to meet the diverse and unique needs of women and girls.
Team Leadership & Management
- Coach, mentor, and lead the health to implement programs to a high standard of quality.
- Oversee the timely recruitment, comprehensive onboarding, and the sustained professional growth and wellbeing of team members.
- Ensure all team members are well-versed in job expectations and have clear performance objectives and professional development goals. Conduct regular management meetings with all direct reports and ensure the same is done throughout the team management structure.
- Identify training needs and develop capacity building plans for health care staff and midwife, female doctor to improve management/ professional capacity.
- Promote and monitor staff care and wellbeing.
- Ensure all RH projects are implemented in accordance with the IRC’s technical guidelines and global best practices.
- Provide ongoing technical coaching, guidance, and supportive supervision to IRC and partner staff.
- Promote effective integration of RH services at the point of care. Ensure service delivery modalities are responsive to patient needs and location-specific constraints.
- Regularly monitor and report on unmet needs and service delivery gaps across the target provinces; make informed recommendations to senior management on the capacity of the IRC to address identified needs.
- Regularly review MEAL data and apply indicator findings to improve program quality. Ensure all programs are data-driven.
- Develop and maintain a health and nutrition strategy for the IRC in Afghanistan, ensuring that program growth is aligned with the country’s overall Strategic Action Plan (SAP). Ensure the interventions of all health-related sub-sectors are complimentary and mutually reinforcing.
- Ensure consistent IRC representation in relevant RH working group meetings, and other coordination structures
- Work closely with field managers and the humanitarian access & security team to ensure concerns and challenges at the service delivery level are addressed appropriately.
- Proactively collaborate with other IRC sector technical leads to promote program integration and ensure effective internal referrals.
- Other relevant duties as assigned by Health System Strengthening Coordinator to further IRC programs.
- Health Professional (MD) with Strong public health background, OBS/GYS specialist and specialist Trainer is an advantage.
- At least 5 years humanitarian project management experience coordinating, implementing and managing reproductive health programs in emergency contexts and/or refugee settings
- Proven abilities in developing work plans, data collection/ analysis and performance monitoring
- Proven experience with FP/STI prevention and counselling services and maternal and neonatal health
- Thorough understanding of gender-based violence response protocols and service provision
- Ability to validate and interpret health data, in particular Reproductive health data
- Demonstrated leadership, communication, training, and coordination skills
- Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills and flexibility
- Ability to work and live under high pressure and in a high security environment
Language/ Computer Skills:
- Comfortable working in English and Dari/Pushto and ability to translate both written and orally.
- Excellent computer skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:
(“ The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year and be in good standing before applying for another position within the organization. if an employee is interested in a vacant position within the organization, he/she must inform his/her supervisor in advance before applying for a new position”)
(However, 1 year is a must to complete but to encourage IRCA employees somehow we are flexible who work in the current IRC position for at least 6 months or above and are given chance to compete for an opportunity in the organization)
All qualified candidates are requested to open the given link and follow the instructions:
applications received without a given link and/or online system will be disqualified and removed from the entire process.
Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for interviews. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.
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