Reproductive Health Specialist

Reproductive Health Specialist

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 6723

Job Title: Reproductive Health Specialist

Application deadline: 16.04.2022

Duty Station: Hassaka

Job Requirements:

  • Medical doctor, nurse or midwife, post graduate training in Reproductive Health/ Obstetrics/Gynecology preferred
  • Must have at least 2 years professional experience in implementing reproductive health projects
  • Must have at least 2 years experience working in humanitarian or development contexts previous emergency response, conflict/post-conflict experience preferred
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide hands on technical support to health providers, experience setting up and managing trainings strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated capacity to analyze and interpret data and to track performance against program indicators
  • Must have strong written and spoken English along with knowledge of Arabic
  • Must be skilled in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to travel to field sites
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with various personalities and departments

Job Description:

Management and Implementation of Program:

  • Responsible for overall design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of reproductive health programs at all levels, coordination within organization programs, such as health, protection, WPE, ECD and with relevant stakeholders
  • The RH Specialist will manage all aspects of the Reproductive Health activities including pre and postnatal care for mothers, care of the new born, provision of family planning counseling and methods; health education to mothers, women and girls and families and Primary Health Care facilities including supervision and capacity-building of service providers, developing RH implementation and monitoring plan and adapt program to changing context as needed
  • Responsible for design and contribution to reproductive health strategic approach to ensure alignment approach with the organization Strategic Action Plan.
  • Participate in proposal development for health program to ensure consistency and integration of reproductive health programs with other health programs.
  • Recruit, train and supervise reproductive health program staff and RH Officers, in coordination with the Health Coordinator, HR and recruitment staff.
  • Develop procurement and spending plans and manage the budget for the implementation of the community health program, ensuring no over- or underspending, in collaboration with the Health Coordinator.
  • Ensure all existing project documents (e.g. monitoring plans, supervision checklists, program work plans, risk and issue management, program spending plans and procurement plans) are correct and up to date, and create new project documents for identified gaps and as new grants arise.
  • Conduct regular program progress assessments and provide consistent feedback on progress to program team. Create and disseminate concrete strategies for how to get the program back on track, and follow through with team to ensure the strategies are undertaken.
  • Strengthen the internal and external referral system, ensuring continuity of care for primary and reproductive and mental health cases
  • Active involvement in developing and implementing needs assessments and surveys in collaboration with mobile clinic, CV teams, M&E team and Health information systems team.
  • Conduct regular site visits for monitoring and supervision to ensure quality of services, accurate data collection and verify consumption rates of pharmaceuticals and supplies/consumables
  • Work closely with Community Health Workers (CHWs) ensuring referrals and follow up are made for RH related services from communities to health facilities
  • Training CHWs on community aspects of RH including child spacing, family methods and utilization of services, prevention of sexually transmitted infections, maternal care during pregnancy and after delivery, with support from Senior Health Manager and Health Coordinator
  • Work with the Monitoring Officer in design of data collection forms, compilation of RH data and complete RH portion of health program report
  • Regularly analyze data in conjunction with Health Coordinator and Health Services Manager in order to track reproductive health trends, needs and developing appropriate responses.
  • Coordinate internally and externally to ensure integrated implementation of Reproductive health services GBV, CCSAS, maternal and child feeding with other sectors like Women Protection & Empowerment, general protection, Livelihoods etc
  • Ensure appropriate treatment of beneficiaries in general, and mainly those requiring clinical RH care services within IRC health program and ensure that the system for referral of cases is developed and functioning efficiently and with optimal results
  • Provide direction and advice regarding expansion of Reproductive health services to other areas including overseeing existing and establishment of new BEmOC centers in supported health facilities

Health Information and MEAL

  • In coordination with Health Coordinator and Health Information Systems Manager, develop and or revise tools for data collection, monitoring, evaluation and reporting as necessary and according to needs.
  • Ensure that data compiled from the various parts of the outreach health program are in sync and can be used to link the program.
  • Ensure accuracy and quality of data collected from all CVs on a monthly basis.
  • Conduct monthly data analysis and indicator analysis, in conjunction with the Health Data Unit and take action as appropriate.
  • Support the Heath information and data Unit to submit up to date and complete data base reports to Health Coordinator each month.
  • Design/develop and adjust IEC materials to suite local context

Monitoring and reporting

  • Oversee data collection and analysis of RH reports on activities and RH program needs.
  • Monitor clinic activities, including ANC, PNC, FP, BEmONC services in supported
  • Provide content and analysis for donor proposals and reports and internal Syria Regional Response reports, in coordination with the Health Coordinator.
  • Participated in health needs assessments, surveys and program evaluations

Internal and external coordination

  • Closely coordinates with the Senior Health Manager, Health Coordinator, to ensure the health program is working as one unit, and the many arms are supporting each other and being flexible to each other’s staffing, funding, or other needs.
  • Develop relationships with referral sites in the area to foster coordination and collaboration and follow up on referral cases.
  • Represent the organization at coordination meetings, as designated by the Health Coordinator.

Perform any other tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor

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