Author Topic: [Full-time] Gender Technical Advisor Job at Jhpiego - Johns Hopkins University  (Read 335 times)

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Job Title: Gender Technical Advisor Company: Jhpiego - Johns Hopkins University Job Type: Full Time Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA   Experience: 10 years Location: Abuja, Nigeria Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety   . Jhpiego, an Affiliate, of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. In collaboration with some of its partners, Save the Children International (SCI), Pediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), Nigeria Society of Neonatal Medicine (NISONM). Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (S0G0N) and National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), will be implementing a USAID funded global cooperative agreement called the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP). Ths programs goal is to contribute significantly to ending preventable maternal end child deaths (EPMCD) in Nigeria. The five year project which started in October 2014 will end in September 2019 and will be implemented in Kogi and Ebonyi States of Nigeria. . Overview: - The Gender Technical Advisor Will lead the implementation of gender related programs. The position is focused on developing, integrating, implementing and documenting strategies to address gender issues that affects the uptake of health care services, especially, respectful care, gender-based violence, mate norms and involvement. . Responsibilities: - Provide technical assistance and strategic guidance on Jhpeigo gender programs. - Work with teams to develop and oversee strategies to overcome gender-related barriers to accessing services, including user fees and transport limitations. - Adapt training a for health providers on issues such as respectful care, gender sensitive health service delivery, gender-based violence and engaging men in health, - Work with teams to strengthen gender components of training and job aids brand by community health workers. - Maximize opportunities for integration of gender. Conduct supportive supervision to ensure that the above has been well applied in health services, education sort outreach. - Mentor and work with local partners to integrate gender strategist into their work supporting Jhpiego interventions. - Document processes and outcomes for integrating gender into Jhpiego health interventions. - Work with monitoring and evaluation teams to analyze and report on indicators measuring the outcomes and impact of the above interventions. - Write technical papers and donor reports on the above work. - Liaise With local government and partners to ensure that above activities are coordinated with other efforts to address gender in the context of health programming. - Present and share lessons, best practices and successes related to addressing gender lxi health services with partners and local government or in technical fora in order to institutionalize practices for scale-up. . Qualifications: - Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or Development Studies or demonstrated equivalent through experiences. - Minimum three years of senior level experience providing technical advisory gender equality in programming - Minimum seven years program experience in public health and/or international development, preferably promoting gender equality. - Strong analytical skills. especially for conducting gender analyses. - Strong technical capacity and practical experience in designing and implementing gender sensitive development programs. - Strong knowledge of gender and global development issues, preferably with understanding of USAID’s approach to gender quality. - Proven experience in developing. implementing. monitoring and evaluating advocacy/gender projects and programs. - Excellent group facilitation, multi-stakeholder consultation, and strategic planning skills. - Knowledge of participatory approaches to development. - Excellent in capacity-building, and training skills. Strong writing skills, both for technical and program reports. - Strong interpersonal skills, able to work well x cross-cultural teams and under tight deadlines - Knowledge of policy advocacy processes. - Experience working with civil society organizations, governments, donors, and international organizations. - Knowledge and experience with Jhpiego programs preferred but not a must - Knowledge and experience of working for projects funded by international donors will bean added advantage - Fluent in English, (written and oral communication), - Able to under take frequent travel. - A personal commitment to gender equality. . Desirable: - Knowledge and working within Ministry of Health systems. - Experience working with community health workers and health providers.

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