Advisor, Global Sexual and Reproductive Health

Advisor, Global Sexual and Reproductive Health

IMC - International Medical Corps

United Kingdom


This position will provide global technical advisory support to Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) portfolio in partnership with global/HQ and country program staff across Africa, Asia, and Middle East regions or any region as directed. The Sexual Reproductive Health Advisor will have a strong technical background and will also contribute to the health strategic planning. The Sexual Reproductive Health Advisor works under the Technical Unit which resides within the Quality Assurance, Research and Innovation department.


Program development and implementation

  • Support development of the sexual and reproductive health program strategy and related plans in full collaboration with the health, GBV and MEAL advisory teams;
  • Co-lead the alignment and integration of SRH interventions with broader health systems, mental health and psychosocial care, gender-based violence and other relevant sector areas, in collaboration with other International Medical Corps staff;
  • Support the development of SRH assessments, design, planning, implementation, and monitoring of programs;
  • Provide technical input for program development and participate actively in writing funding proposals, reports and external communications for International Medical Corps global for SRH;
  • Support development of SRH guidelines, protocols and standard setting for SRH interventions, including support to roll-out at field;
  • Contribute to recruitment, induction and the professional development of field staff through training, mentoring, and assisting with professional advancement on SRH program interventions.

External representation and visibility

  • Support field and HQ teams for the development, preparation and dissemination of publications related to reproductive and maternal and child health including technical papers, documents, guidance notes and communications materials;
  • Support the Senior Advisor when required at relevant technical coordination fora, donor meetings and with academic health institutions, as well as sharing evidence and best practice through formal and informal channels.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all-inclusive. This job description is subject to be reviewed to ensure that it reflects the strategic direction requirements of IMC UK.

Job Requirements


  • Typically, a bachelor's degree in Midwifery/Nurse-midwifery (master's degree is preferred); or an OBGYN specialist or a Master’s in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Public Health or related field. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate;
  • Extensive relevant experience in design and implementation of health programs in developing countries, including in a technical or management position;
  • Demonstrable technical expertise and working knowledge of reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health, preferably in both conflict, early recovery, and development;
  • Experience in program development including proposal writing for institutional and private donors;
  • Creativity, ability to apply innovative thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and fluency in French or Arabic is desirable;
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SPSS;
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally when required.

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