CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.Overview of position
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
Scope of Work
The Programme Specialist for Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and Gender Base Violence (GBV) post is located in the UNFPA Sabha Sub-Office. You will be the principal adviser and manager at the sub Country Office level for integrated programme in sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights. You will work in an integrated manner with the technical and programme staff in the Country Office.
You will report directly to the Programme Coordinator.
Technical Support and Capacity Building
• Provide analysis of the political, social and economic environment relevant to sexual and reproductive health and gender based violence, and identify opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention.
• In collaboration with Government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, the Programme Specialist oversees the formulation and design of the country programme and its component projects in line with Government priorities and according to UNFPA programme policies and procedures. Oversees achievement of programme results by ensuring appropriate policies and procedures are applied by programme team, and appropriate monitoring and oversight mechanisms and systems are established and implemented.
• Oversees project implementation, establishing collaborative partnerships with executing agencies, experts, government counterparts and other UN agencies to facilitate timely and efficient delivery of project inputs, and addressing training needs of project personnel.
• Help to identify gaps and opportunities to increase knowledge and use of Family Planning (FP) and SRH products and services among vulnerable populations, including young people, at all levels of the health sector including partnerships with local and international NGOs and faith-based organizations.
• Help to identify gaps and opportunities to increase access to and utilization of GBV case management services especially psycho-social support, mental health, medical case management and legal assistance.
• Support developing proposals and engage in resource mobilization efforts to support joint programming and strengthen coherence in programme delivery.
• Provide technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents to address SRH and GBV needs and broader gender issues at the district/township level.
• Contribute to strengthening local capacity to support peace building activities in Sabha with particular emphasis on supporting the participation of women and girls.
B. Partnerships and Coordination
• Actively participate in health and GBV meetings, consultations and workshops, provide feedback on SRH and GBV issues at sub-national and local level to government departments, local authorities and other key stakeholders.
• Coordinate the mapping of stakeholders and social and health service facilities relevant for SRH service provision and GBV prevention and response
• Liaise with sexual and reproductive health staff and GBV specialists/advisors in other agencies and organizations (including government, UN agencies, national and international NGOs and women’s groups) for coherent programme intervention and integration of SRH and GBV.
• Coordinate with RHSWG and GBV SWG actors to conduct rapid assessments, analyze results, and plan emergency response.
• Explore areas of Good Practices and Success Stories arising from the program implementation and coordination at national, sub-national and community levels and provide the necessary support for documentation;
C. Monitoring and Evaluation
• lead the programme team at Sabha Sub-office, whether staff or short-term consultants, in both substantive and operational issues ensuring optimization of human and financial resources and promoting a culture of results with highest performance standards;
• Perform spot-checks and regular field visits to projects’ sites and partners when the security context allows for and report any risk or challenges observed to the program coordinator;
• Manage budget and expenditures in order to accomplish programme within budget.
• Close monitoring of the projects in the system, draft annual work plans, quarterly reports, and other donor reports as needed or requested.
• Perform any other duties as assigned by UNFPA.
• Within the framework of the EU-funded project in Libya, maintain close communication with local partners in Sabha and the national authorities, draft progress reports, and directly supervises activities implemented in Sabha.
Carries out any other duties as may be required by UNFPA leadership.
- Reporting to the Projeect Manager
Key competenciesEducation: Advanced University degree(Master) in Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Health, and/or other related social science field;
• Minimum 2 years of experience in managing adolescent and youth programmes.
• Strategic and operational field experience in adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health policy and planning, provision of technical advice, national capacity development and management of adolescent and youth programmes.
• Demonstrated experience in programme/project planning design, follow up, monitoring and evaluation.
• Strong interest in development work, especially the mission of the United Nations Population Fund and dedication to the principles of the United Nations.
• Knowledge and experience working with the United Nations system would be an advantage.
Language: Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic
Computer Skills: Advanced skills in office software applications and web-based management
• Exemplifying integrity,
• Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system,
• Embracing cultural diversity,
• Embracing changeFunctional Competencies:
• Advocacy/Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
• Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/building strategic alliances and partnerships,
• Delivering result-based programmes,
• Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilization
• Achieving results,
• Being accountable,
• Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen,
• Thinking analytically and strategically,
• Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships,
• Communicating for impactTeam management
This role doesn’t require management field
To be communicated later if any
How to apply
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