Under the direct supervision of the Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) Adviser, the Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) Officer will support the protection projects implemented by different Syrian partner NGOs by ensuring the implementation of sexual and reproductive health programming including appropriate elements of MISP, family planning, and post-abortion care. In addition, the SRH Officer will work to ensure the Syrian population has access to high-quality SRH services and information at the supported health facilities and communities. With support from the SRH Adviser, the SRH Officer will work also to ensure day-to-day support of overall SRH programming, quality improvement strategies, as well as internal and external coordination, in addition to achieving program goals and activities which may include supportive supervision, training, and capacity building of staff.
Responsibilities & Tasks:
- Assist partners in implementing activities related to SRH to ensure interventions are evidence-based, culturally appropriate, cost-effective, and have high impact.
- Coordinate with partners for SRH activities both at the community and Health Facilities level.
- Assist in building the technical capacity of partners and services providers.
- Assist the SRH Adviser in developing, reviewing, and disseminating guidelines, standards of practice, protocols, and other tools to improve quality programing at the health facility and community level.
- Participate in the development, preparation, and dissemination of IEC materials.
- Assist with the development of behavior change messages around SRH.
- Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports on project activities in compliance with internal and external donor requirements.
- Assist in executing the MEAL plan established for the SRH project.
- Support the strengthening of community/beneficiary accountability mechanisms, ensuring that the feedback and issues related to the project are addressed.
- Maintain a sound understanding of the developments in Syria, and the needs and opportunities for both humanitarian and recovery programming.
University degree either in medicine, reproductive health, nursing, midwifery, or public health.
- 2 years of experience in SRH programs in emergencies (implementation and evaluation).
- Project implementation experience with international NGOs preferred.
- Experience in remote program management and working through partners.
- Technical expertise in integrated sexual & reproductive health, and other health/GBV services.
- Good understanding of gender equality programming.
- To have facilitation skills, and experience in building the capacity of staff both internally and externally.
- Demonstrated ability to liaise with relevant stakeholders, including partner NGOs, community leaders, and health services providers.
- Demonstrated capacity to oversee the development of work plans and report preparation.
- Excellent written and oral skills both in Arabic and English, Turkish is an asset.
- Excellent computer skills.
Compliance & Ethics:
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
- Demonstrated cross-cultural and teamwork skills.
- Able to maintain a positive work relationship with partners and colleagues.
- To embrace professionalism and integrity, in addition to humanitarian and medical work ethics.
- Maintains a clear understanding of CARE’s and donors’ compliance and ethics standards, also to adheres to those standards.
Child Protection Policy
Child abuse in all forms is unacceptable to CARE Turkey, which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas of its work. CARE Turkey is committed to ensuring a child-safe environment and is applying a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and exploitation.
Discrimination, Abuse and Harassment Policy
CARE Turkey expressly prohibits and will not tolerate any form of discrimination, abuse, harassment (sexual or otherwise), based upon race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, disability, or military status. CARE employees and related personnel must under no circumstances take part in any form of discrimination, harassment, or abuse (physical, sexual or verbal), intimidation or exploitation, or in any other way infringe the rights of others inside or outside CARE.
Employment is subject to the possession of valid identification documents (passport, residency card, temporary protection card, etc.) and successfully obtaining permission to work by the Government of Turkey (work permit). CARE will submit the work permit application on behalf of the selected candidate after the job offer accepted. Candidate can start to work for CARE only after the work permit is received. Failure to provide the required documents or rejection of a work permit application by the Government of Turkey will result in your employment offer being rescinded.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates, please attached a Curriculum Vitae in English and a Cover letter (in a separate file of no more than one A4 page) describing how your skills and experience match the requirements of this post, following to link provided when you apply
Applications in languages other than English will not be reviewed.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
** CARE International is an Equal Opportunity Employer **