PROGRAM MANAGER - SRH SPECIALIST
|Work Location:||Bangladesh - Cox's Bazar|
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|Expected Travel:||Greater than 50%|
|Employee Duration:||Active Full-Time|
|Type of Post:||Unaccompanied|
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CARE is one of the world's leading international humanitarian and development organisations, committed to helping people in poor communities improve their lives and alleviate poverty. Founded in 1945, CARE is working across 94 countries to fight global poverty and marginalization. CARE has been active in Bangladesh since 1949 being one of the largest country offices of CARE. CARE works to help people achieve social and economic well-being, while being among the best in their fields. In CARE, put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE Bangladesh is currently shifting towards a program approach, where it has developed longer-term impact visions to have more sustainable changes in the lives of the extreme poor and marginalized.
Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Specialist position will lead the strengthening of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) programming as part of the Cox’s Bazaar response for CARE Bangladesh. S/he will lead or support assessments, strategy development, project design, resource mobilization, project management and implementation, development of monitoring and evaluation systems by contributing to proposal development, training, and liaising with donors and interagency coordination groups such as the health cluster, RH working group, and GBV working group. Collaborate and coordinate closely with all other members of the emergency response team and link development with emergency response activities, particularly integration with GBV programming of CARE Bangladesh and beyond. Ensure Global Health Cluster guidelines and tools and CARE Emergency Toolkit (CET), SPHERE Manual, and the IAWG Interagency Field Manual for RH in Humanitarian Situations serve as basis for SRH programming.
Aligned with 3rd phase strategies of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) sectors, s/he will ensure effective and meaningful integration of SRH with GBV sectors through identifying gaps and missed opportunities, developing operational guidelines, building the capacity of staff members, measuring and documenting successes as well as lessons learned. S/he will also ensure program quality by devising quality management tools for the SRH-GBV integrated services at all levels, particularly SRH outreach services model of CARE Bangladesh and referrals.
The incumbent will focus on inclusion of SRH services as outlined by respective clusters, interagency, UNNPA, UNICEF and WHO approved standards that aligned with CARE’s policies. Work closely with the relevant ministries and agencies of Government of Bangladesh (GoB) as well as all other members of the emergency response team and link development with emergency response activities.
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