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Gender and Youth Program Officer- five positions
Posted: 15 Oct 2016 08:42
Deadline: 28 Oct 2016
Category: Social Services
Location: Africa , Tanzania , Iringa
Employment: Full-Time
Education: Bachelor
Salary: Negotiable
Employer: Engender Health
About Company: For decades, EngenderHealth has improved the lives of men, women, and families through its work in family planning, maternal health, HIV and AIDS, gender equity, and many other programs.
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Must possess o university degree (BA, BSc) in a related, relevant field (e.g. gender studies, public health, international development,
. social sciences, anthropology, or a related field).
A minimum of three (3+) years of experience in gender
programming in the health sector, including integration of gender
into the continuum of SRH services from facilities into communities.
Must have a strong theoretical understanding and implementation of synchronized gender and mole engagement interventions,
GBV prevention and response, and working with youth on SRHR are essential.
Experience in presenting findings, results and lessons learned to a variety of audiences is desirable.
Experience working for international agencies and USAID-funded health programs is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills (e.g., active listening, cultural
competence, responsiveness).
Strong written and verbal communications skills in English are a must.
Fluency in Kiswahili and spoken and written English is required.
Ability lo travel approximately 30% of his/her time to supervise and support field activities.
The Gender and Youth Program Officer
reports to the Regional Technical Managers. The Gender and Youth Program Officer will support development and implementation of an integrated strategy focused in high HIV prevalence areas, where targeted efforts are required lo shift the gender-related barriers to the health and well-being of vulnerable individuals. S/he will provide technical assistance on a gender, including
gender norms affecting health-seeking behaviors and interventions promoting gender positive roles, rights and responsibilities of the target communities, and bl youth and gender, including improving access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services for adolescent girls and boys and young women and
men lo address multiple risk and protective factors at key transition points in their development.
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