Women in Nepal

Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Manager

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The Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Program aims to improve the resilience of systems and individuals – at the community, national, and international levels – to meet the full range of SRH needs of diverse crisis-affected populations, from preparedness to response to recovery. It strengthens policies, funding, and programming for SRH in humanitarian settings.

It specifically:

  • Defines and addresses global SRH gaps specifically in the areas of adolescent SRH, family planning, minimum standards for SRH response and inclusive programming.
  • Pilots community-based models and other innovative approaches to meeting the SRH needs of women and adolescents and other often marginalized populations affected by crises such as people with disabilities.
  • Leads and supports collaborative efforts to set and advance a global SRH agenda
  • Builds local and national resilience for SRH
  • Advocates for a holistic approach to well-being, that includes SRH across preparedness, response and recovery.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Director, SRH Program and with the technical guidance of the Senior Advisor, Research, and support of the Research Advisor, the SRH/Research Program Manager will provide both SRH program and research support.

Research:

  • Participate in the development of study protocols
  • Conduct literature reviews including grey and published literature
  • Develop tools and undertake research on family planning including a survey of service delivery organizations in humanitarian settings; health facility assessments, key informant interviews and focus group discussions.
  • Implement field research on family planning in collaboration with the Research Officer in four settings and develop four case studies
  • Support data cleaning and analysis
  • Draft case study reports
  • Support SRH program research activities including early marriage research

Grants Management:

  • Develop and provide oversight of SRH sub-grant agreements and track sub-grantee financial and narrative reporting requirements, deliverables and payments.
  • Support the development and oversight of SRH vendor and other contractual agreements.

Additional Tasks:

  • Assist in developing and copyediting reports, communications and advocacy materials.
  • Support the development and writing of proposals for the SRH team.
  • Attend, help prepare and take minutes for relevant meetings and conferences.
  • Abide by and facilitate the WRC’s accountability commitments to stakeholders through encouraging community engagement, participation, and inclusion in particular.
  • Perform other duties, including administrative, as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 3 years progressive program or research experience in humanitarian assistance or international development.
  • Previous experience working on health/SRH.
  • Master’s degree in public health or related field.
  • Training or experience in the development of qualitative or quantitative research tools.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Solid diplomatic and interpersonal skills: the ability to effectively liaise and coordinate with a variety of internal and external professional contacts, donors and partners.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills: the ability to work well under strong pressure in a fast-paced high functioning and detail oriented team environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.
  • Good computer skills: facility with MS Word, Excel, qualitative/quantitative data analysis software and email/internet software.

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