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Project Officer- SRH,Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor (DESIP




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Recruiter: VSO Updated on: 2019-05-18 02:10:02
Contract Permanent
Location: Nairobi Available: ASAP
Category: Non-Profit Organisations
Non-Profit Organisations
Program / Project Management
Offer: KES 1,660,000 Gross per annum



VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty

Minimum Requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience
•    Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in Public Health or Social Sciences 
•    At least 5 years experience in Family Planning and Sexual Reproductive Health, specifically for women and persons with       disabilities. 
•    Knowledge and experience on good practices on inclusion of people with disabilities in sexual and reproductive health           and family planning programmes. 
•    Extensive knowledge on policies and national guidelines that govern family planning and reproductive health
•    Experience advocating for inclusive services for family planning and sexual reproductive health. 
•    Experience and knowledge on social inclusion and social accountability.
•    Possession of strong written and communication skills needed for writing reports, publicity materials and corresponding         with a wide-range of community members.
•    Good facilitation skills 
•    Sufficient experience in working with and managing volunteers 
•    Able to develop clear and realistic plans to deliver agreed objectives within deadlines. 
•    Experience and skills in managing budgets and undertaking accounting procedures.


Job Specification

VSO Kenya is recruiting two Project Officers to manage and implement the Deliver Equitable and Sustainable Inclusive Family Planning program (DESIP) programme in Kenya. The objective of the DESIP project is to increase more equitable and sustainable access to modern contraceptives in Kenya, specifically for up to 322,000 additional users, with a particular focus on adolescents, people with disabilities and poor rural women in Kenya. In line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to promote universal sexual and reproductive health and rights, the programme also seeks to contribute to a world in which every mother can enjoy a wanted and healthy pregnancy and childbirth, every child can survive beyond their fifth birthday, and every woman, child and adolescent can thrive to realize their full potential, resulting in enormous social, demographic and economic benefits. The programme is expected to ensure that women are able to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health, particularly the young and marginalized. 
The purpose of this role will be to provide technical support to consortium members implementing inclusive strategies inclusion to increase access to Family Planning (FP) and sexual reproductive health (SRH) services for youth women and person with disabilities and other socially excluded groups.

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