NEW JOB: Senior Youth and Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Specialist - UGANDA

JOB: Senior Youth and Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Specialist - UGANDA
POSTED ON : 18.09.2019
EXPIRES ON: 25.09.2019
LEVEL: SENIOR
CONTRACT TYPE: PERMANENT


Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Youth and Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Specialist who will conceptualize, lead and provide technical oversight on multiple research and evaluation projects focused on ICRW’s focal areas. The Senior Youth and SRHR Specialist also will contribute to and lead conceptual and business development opportunities and actively contribute to the Global Health, Youth and Development (GYD) portfolio and ICRW more broadly. The incumbent will maintain recognition outside of ICRW through publishing and speaking in relevant forums and conferences; authoring articles and representing ICRW in the media and with colleague organizations; serving on coalitions and building advocacy efforts in line with current research programs. This position requires up to 25-30% international travel.

Responsibilities

Research, Monitoring and Evaluation: 

Designs rigorous observational research studies and experimental and quasi-experimental intervention studies. Works in multi-disciplinary teams to lead, design, supervise, and undertake mixed-methods research encompassing innovative qualitative methods and quantitative surveys. Analyzes primary and secondary data using appropriate methods, writes incisive products for diverse audiences, including research reports, peer-reviewed publications, and other outputs, such as policy briefs and reader-friendly blogs. Develops conceptual models and M&E frameworks to guide research and program evaluation.

Business Development: 

Develops areas of research and proposals that complement and build on ongoing research efforts and contribute to achieving ICRW’s overall strategic objectives. Works closely with colleagues to conceptualize and design proposals and projects, as well as to disseminate findings. Identifies potential funding sources and actively cultivates potential opportunities. Actively engages with current partners & donors and develops & cultivates relations with new partners and donors.
Project Management and Strategic Support: 
Serves as project director, overseeing and contributing to development and management of project implementation (including workplans and budgets), supervision of project staff and consultants, liaising with ICRW support units and managing partner relationships.
Technical Advisory Services: 
Provides technical assistance to a range of clients and partners on issues related to youth development, SRHR, gender equality and depending on need.
Post graduate education required


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