Deployable Development Specialist Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights
The Deployable SRHR Advisor will be responsible for providing technical advice and developing programmes and influencing to achieve the desired SRHR impacts:
Provide technical services to Plan International and its partners in support of programme and project design, resource mobilization and capacity development
Contribute to the development of organizational programme standards, models and frameworks and external influencing efforts
Contribute to global technical networks by sharing information and providing peer support
You bring considerable work experience in SRHR and proven knowledge of the latest issues, research, policy and practice in SRHR programming for children, adolescents and youth, and practical experience applying key concepts and evidence in development and humanitarian contexts.
You will have experience in at least one of the core components of Plan’s SRHR work – comprehensive sexuality education, social and behaviour change, strengthening adolescent- and gender-responsive health systems including contraceptive choice, adolescent pregnancy, child marriage and HIV/ AIDS and application of quality standards and principles in the design, implementation and evaluation of SRHR projects and programs.
Practical experience in providing technical support and advice to field staff and country offices is essential in this role and you bring the ability to adjust approaches, communication style and behaviour to work effectively across cultures and with diverse stakeholders and communities.
Works with internal clients to understand their needs and define the technical support services needed
Supports offices across MEESA to have the strategies, tools, skills and capacities required to ensure high technical quality in the design, implementation and monitoring of SRHR projects, programs and initiatives.
Ensures that offices embed gender-transformative approaches and inclusion principles within SRHR work. Promotes values and attitude transformation within the organization and its partners to foster a positive and rights-based approach to SRHR.
Develops new and innovative approaches to the work to improve how programmes/ projects are designed and delivered.
When requested, supports Country Offices in ensuring their Country Strategic Plans and Influencing Strategies have well-designed, ambitious, yet attainable SRHR components.
Facilitates new program/project development, provides technical guidance to scale up and sustain SRHR programs and projects, supports resource mobilization for SRHR initiatives across the region.
Work with M&E teams to recommend appropriate mix of measures, evidence and analytical methods, including methods to assess project progress, outcomes and impact.
Generate and review the evidence and research to inform decision making on programmes and projects.
Works with COs to document promising practices and innovations in SRHR programming, support gender-transformative programme model development.
Is an active member of the global SRHR network, supporting organisational learning, continuous quality improvement and technical excellence and linking COs in the MEESA region to the global network, fostering peer support.
Contributes to shaping tools and related processes on SRHR across the organisation, representing the views and priorities of the MEESA Region and ensuring contextualization of global tools.
Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and
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About Plan International
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago with a mission to promote and protect the rights of children. The organisation was set up by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and refugee worker Eric Muggeridge in 1937, with the original aim to provide food, accommodation and education to children whose lives had been disrupted by the Spanish Civil War.