DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR, SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS CONSORTIUM
|Work Location:||US - Atlanta, GA|
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|Expected Travel:||up to 20%|
|Employee Duration:||Active Full-Time|
|Type of Post:||Not Applicable|
|Funding:||THIS POSITION IS PENDING DONOR APPROVAL|
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CARE is embarking on a three-year SRHR research project focused on approaches that support the introduction of self-administered DMPA-SC that enable women to make and act on their family planning (FP) choices. The consortium will take an innovative, collaborative approach to self-injection (SI) research and community support that will expand and operationalize understanding of autonomy and empowered FP decision-making.
CARE is seeking an experienced Deputy Project Director who will provide overall direction, technical leadership and project management support to successfully guide CARE's role as technical co-lead for this initiative. The Deputy Project Director will be responsible for leading CARE's role in the project and providing overall project management, including, but not limited to the following: development and execution of work plans, coordination internally and externally, budget management, project reporting, and liaising with the prime organization, donor, and other partners.
CARE's role in the consortium will focus on leveraging community-based platforms to enhance SI access for a range of users in both humanitarian and development contexts in Uganda. CARE will also help lead the entire consortium's efforts to improve measurement of how women’s empowered decision-making and reproductive autonomy relates to self-injection. CARE will also provide cross-cutting technical assistance for the entire consortium on women’s empowerment.
Finally, the position will lead CARE's support to the Prime organization on consortium collaboration and convening, including in external spaces. Responsibilities will include working closely with the Prime organization, country team and consortium and other partners to support quality intervention design, implementation, metric development, and evaluation. This will require knowledge of, and experience with, health systems in low resource settings, family planning programming, and research and evaluation, as well as expertise in reproductive autonomy and adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring program quality throughout the life of the project. This position will directly report to the Director, SRHR, as well as reporting programmatically to the Director of the project based in the Prime organization. The Deputy Project Director must also have exceptional skills working cross-culturally, excellent presentation skills, and experience working with a broad range of partners and donors.
Provide overall project Leadership, Direction setting and project management for CARE’s scope
Collaboration, representation and relationship management
Technical Leadership and guidance to ensure Program Quality
* NOTE: The filling of position is subject to project award and funding
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