Fast Track Procedure – Sexual and Reproductive Health in Emergencies Specialist needed at United Nations Population Fund

Job title : Fast Track Procedure – Sexual and Reproductive Health in Emergencies Specialist

Job Location : Borno

Deadline : April 23, 2024

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  • The present job description is to provide oversight and technical leadership to sexual and reproductive health programs and coordination in the North East region of Nigeria. 
  • Under the overall supervision and guidance of UNFPA Representative and the direct supervision of the Humanitarian Coordinator, the Reproductive Health Specialist will be based in Maiduguri to provide oversight and technical leadership to reproductive health programs in the North East region of Nigeria. The incumbent will be responsible for the overall coordination for effective and efficient implementation of the reproductive health component in the North East states while contributing to the Nigeria Humanitarian Response Plan.

You would be responsible for:

Program Development and Implementation 

  • Adapt rapid assessment tools and facilitate field assessment of RH needs of affected population and other services offered to women and men of reproductive age, including adolescents 
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to national staff, different implementing partners, and national authorities in the BAY states in planning and implementing RH programs 
  • Assist implementing partners and UNFPA staff in applying UNFPA financial rules and procedures in the budgeting and accountability of project funds; 
  • Participate in planning and procurement of emergency RH kits and other commodities ,equipment and supplies and monitor their distribution and utilization by the end-point user. 
  • Ensure application of effective planning, monitoring and evaluation to track programme implementation and provide required feedback for performance excellence
  • Explore opportunities and entry points for UNFPA to design RH interventions appropriate to the target areas. 
  • Ensure adequate and accelerated implementation of activities with different funding sources Contribute to preparation of reports including situation reports as required. 
  • Monitor project expenditures and disbursements of RH programs for the North-eastern parts of Nigeria to ensure that delivery is in line with approved budgets and work plans and to realize targeted delivery levels

Partnership and Resource Mobilization 

  • Represent UNFPA in agency meetings, and chair the RH working group 
  • Ensure that RH needs are addressed within different humanitarian initiatives including the NHO/HRP, sitreps and other reports E
  • stablish linkages between existing RH and GBV programs 
  • Actively contribute to resource mobilization efforts with concept papers, project proposals and donor relations

Monitoring & Evaluation 

  • Monitor RH assistance provided by UNFPA through implementing partners to crisis affected populations and ensure that adequate RH requirements are being met
  • Conduct regular monitoring visits 
  • Prepare regular progress reports, including lessons learnt and challenges Capacity Development 
  • Provide coaching to the RH staff in the NE where appropriate 
  • Coach and build capacity of implementing partners responding to the humanitarian crisis

Other Duties 

  • Perform any other duties as required by UNFPA Representative or supervisor

Qualifications and Experience: 

Education:  

Advanced university degree, with specialization in areas such as in medicine, Public Health, or relevant Social Sciences. 

  • Advanced university degree in medicine, Public Health, or relevant Social Sciences. 
  • 5 years of relevant professional experiences in humanitarian technical assistance, programming and management in reproductive health or public health. 
  • Knowledge of UNFPA humanitarian Fast Track procedures is an advantage 
  • Experience in working in hardship fragile context is an advantage 
  • Proficiency in current office software applications

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • 5 years of relevant professional experiences in humanitarian technical assistance, programming and management in reproductive health or public health. 
  • Experience leading inter-agency coordination mechanisms with a wide range of stakeholders Knowledge of UNFPA humanitarian Fast Track procedures is an advantage 
  • Experience in working in hardship fragile context is an advantage Proficiency in current office software applications; 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of humanitarian emergency operations, including the Sector System and HPC, and roles/responsibilities of key humanitarian actors.

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