Technical Adviser for ASRHR

  • Contract
  • Philippines
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Save the Children

Technical Adviser for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Role and Purpose:

The job holder provides technical leadership and oversight in the development of strategies, programs and technical resource packages; and engages key stakeholders in national government agencies and bodies, civil society, private sector and the academe to influence public policy and government programming, build knowledge and evidence base, and gain access to state-of-the-art development and technologies in the thematic area of ASRHR.

The job holder is expected to provide leadership on ASRHR, for the development of the country strategy plan, its technical resource and evidence requirements that can bring in innovation and help drive Save the Children’s theory of change, i.e. advocacy, results at scale and partnerships. S/he is responsible for ensuring that the principles of his/her assigned technical area are incorporated in Save the Children Philippines (SCP) work, including the relevant Save the Children and other international standards as well as Global Goal / Thematic directives.

S/he is expected to proactively engage national government agencies or bodies, and strategic civil society actors, to influence national policy commitments and program development through strategic technical assistance and capacity building at the national level, including system strengthening. S/he is supposed to provide technical support for all programs to do the same engagement at the local level.

The job holder engages technical experts and practitioners in the academe, private sector, civil society as well as resources within the Save the Children movement to update and expand thematic expertise and gain access to recent trends on ASRHR, ensuring that these are cascaded to SCP; as well as contribute to building the body of knowledge and evidence base by disseminating technical products, research evidence, program innovations and learning.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 7 to 10 years of experience in designing, implementing and/or managing programs in ASRHR
  • Master’s degree in the required technical area, or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity and experience with globally-accepted standards and practices in the required technical area
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of human rights-based approaches, especially gender equality
  • Proven ability to develop concept papers and project proposals, and support implementation.
  • Proven ability of providing technical assistance including capacity building, training, mentoring and coaching
  • Can deal with various levels of stakeholders – from decision-makers at the national level to field-level practitioners
  • Experience in developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional and private/corporate donors
  • Has proven skills in program development and design, training design and delivery, and community facilitation processes, and networking and influencing
  • Has proven skills in data analysis, research and technical report writing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Able to articulate ideas and concepts verbally and in writing
  • Computer literate and adept in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Highly organized, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines and organize work
  • Can work well in highly stressful situations; able to manage multiple competing tasks, prioritize deliverables and meet reasonable deadlines
  • A team player, willing to work the required hours toward the attainment of program objectives and deliverables
  • Understands and believes in Save the Children’s mission and vision; commits to its objectives and including the application of rights-based approaches; willing to adopt Save the Children’s methodology and framework
  • Politically, culturally, gender sensitive and inclusive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Willing to travel within and outside the Philippines

How to apply

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YS50YW1iYS42MTI5Mi4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpbGRyZW5hby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20