Project Officer – Sexual Reproductive Health

  • Full Time
  • Ng'oswet,

World Vision Kenya

Key Responsibilities:

Project Planning and Implementation

  • Provide technical support in implementation of SRH information and services at the community level and ensure that they are aligned with national policies & practices.
  • Ensure the project goals and milestones are met efficiently and effectively, in accordance with project budgets and work plans
  • Support community-based peer networks to provide appropriate maternal new-born child health and sexual reproductive health (MNCH&SRH) messages.
  • Organize and conduct campaigns and community dialogues related to ASRH, gender equity and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) issues
  • Community-based family planning strategies strengthened to increase demand and utilization of family planning method/contraceptives.
  • Provide appropriate MNCH&SRH messages to adolescent’s girls and young women
  • Sensitization of the community on SGBV prevention, identification, reporting and referrals
  • Engage the community and local leaders to address gender and sociocultural barriers to access of SRHR information and services.
  • Ensure integration of gender equality and social inclusion to the activity implementation at community level.

Project Monitoring, Documentation and Reporting

  • Develop quality monthly reports and quarterly reports as per WV and/donor(s) reporting guidelines.
  • Ensure timely and accurate collection of gender and age disaggregated data for MNCH/SRH for reporting and timely decision making.
  • Document success stories, and best practices to demonstrate the impact created by WVK from the project implementation as per donor requirements.
  • Support MOH monitoring to ensure strengthened health systems and accurate reporting in the KHIS.
  • Develop and share project implementation progress reports, impact, lesson learned and best practices.
  • Ensure timely analysis of monitoring data and dissemination to key stakeholders for management decision making.
  • Ensure regular data reviews at the County/Sub County to fast track target achievement and quality data.
  • Work with M&E officer to develop TORs for various activities that require external support and identify specific data requirements including project baseline, midterm and end-line evaluations.

Capacity Development

  • Support capacity building activities of MOH staff and community health volunteers on ASRH, SGBV and other gender related topics
  • Conduct group education sessions and individual counselling on sexual reproductive health services including ASRH.
  • Training of CHPs & CHCs on gender- equitable and responsive, health and SRHR information and basic service delivery including referral.
  • Train religious leaders and their spouses on Channels of hope (CoH) and with focus on reducing barriers that prevent uptake of gender equitable services by adolescent girls and women.
  • Ensure that frontline health workers trained on gender equitable, responsive, and compassionate health screening, treatment, and referral services
  • Facilitate refresher training to facility-based health workers focusing on gender equitable and responsive health and SRHR service delivery.

Engagement, Networking and Advocacy

  • Represent WVK in MNCH/SRH stakeholder and TWG meetings county and/or sub-county levels.
  • Participate in advocacy activities to ensure resource allocation to MNCH/SRH by county governments.
  • Engaging with MOH at County & Sub-County level to influence resource allocation MNCH/SRH.
  • Identify potential areas for fundraising   and provide information to inform fund raising initiatives for health and nutrition, gender, child protection and disability at all levels.

Others

  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

  • A degree or Diploma in Nursing, Clinical medicine, community health or public health with at least 2 years of relevant experience in the field of RMNCAH.
  • Experience working within the health system in Kenya, preferably as a service provider.
  • Must be registered with the relevant regulatory body in KenyaAt least two years working experience implementing MNCH and SRH interventions at the community leve
  • Significant experience working with an NGO environment, community and people’s groups, state institutions etc
  • Demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with sub-county and county MOH staff and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent planning, representational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Knowledge in ASRH, capacity building, and training of providers.
  • Relevant experience in working in adolescent reproductive health programs and especially Implementation of Channels of (COH)-SRH Hope Model.
  • Familiarity with gender inclusion in community interventions.
  • Good analytical skills with appropriate attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Computer literacy in MS office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience working in multicultural multi-location, values driven teams.
  • Experience in working on donor funded programs

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