Programme Specialist, Sexual Reproductive Health, P3

Programme Specialist, Sexual Reproductive Health, P3

UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund

Tripoli, Libya

The Position:

The Programme Specialist - Sexual and Reproductive Health will establish and maintain collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bi-lateral agencies and civil society to address SRH emerging issues and to facilitate programme delivery.

You will directly report to the Representative.

Job Purpose:

  • You will ensure the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of sexual and Reproductive Health. You will oversee project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and the roll out of the different components of the midwifery and nursing program.
  • Strengthen and reinforce UNFPA leadership role in Sexual and Reproductive Health and especially midwifery and specialized nursing practice through provision of high quality technical assistance for government and other national counterparts in the country.
  • Oversee the roll out of the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health strategy (RMNCAH) in Libya particularly the human resources and service delivery components and advice on innovative approaches to strengthen health systems including in the humanitarian setting.
  • Ensure the overall management and coordination for the EU-funded project to advance midwifery and specialized nursing in Libya.
  • Advocate for Improving availability of sexual and Reproductive Health services, including the prevention of HIV transmission among populations that are most at risk and their partners, and from mothers to their children.
  • Provide substantive input for proper management and monitoring of SRH interventions.
  • Advance the SRH policy and advocacy agenda to provide supportive platform for interventions directed towards Maternal mortality reduction.

Education:

  • Master degree in Public health, Medicine or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least five years’ experience in Reproductive health and maternal health especially midwifery and specialized nursing with experience in programme planning and implementation in a context of results-based management and programming. Successful record of program management responsibilities.
  • Proven experience in design and implementation of SRH Programs.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Health system functioning at national and state level in Sudan.
  • Proven technical and managerial skills in the development of project proposals, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of SRH programmes.
  • Knowledge of international reproductive health, population and development issues with specific attention to gender-aware and gender-sensitive and human rights approaches.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.). Experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Languages:

  • Fluency in both written and spoken English. Working level of Arabic is desirable.

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