New Job at KKKT / ELCT, Senior Gender And Asrhr Officer

New Job at KKKT / ELCT, Senior Gender And Asrhr Officer
Senior Gender And Asrhr Officer
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) is a faith-based organization registered in 19th June 1963 with Headquarter offices at Arusha. Mission of the ELCT is to provide holistic care to all people. ELCT is headed by the Presiding Bishop who is elected among the serving Diocesan Bishops. The management and leadership oversight is provided by the ELCT Secretary General assisted by four Deputy Secretary Generals (DSG) – including the DSG for Mission and Evangelism, DSG for Social services, Women and children services, DSG for Planning and Development and DSG for Finance and Administration. ELCT has applied for a USAID funding to implement an OVC support Project – an opportunity proposed to take place in six regions of Tanzania – including Morogoro, Dodoma, Singida, Arusha, Kilimanjaro and Tanga.
ELCT is therefore, seeking for qualified and competent applicants for various positions for this Anticipated Donor Funded Project to be implemented in NorthEastern zone of Tanzania. Positions in this proposed Projecct covers Senior, middle and lower management including technical personnel for the proposed technical areas in the project. The project’s intervention will be aiming at facilitating delivery of comprehensive services that aim to keep all OVC sub-population and adolescent healthy, safe, schooled and stable.
NB:
These positions advertised and eventual recruitment process is subject to approval of funding by prospective donor.

VACANCY: SENIOR GENDER AND ASRHR OFFICER (1 POSITION)
Reporting to: Technical Manager services delivery. Location: Arusha Head Office Overall functions:
Under the direct supervision of the technical manager, the job holder will implement the reproductive health related activities S/he will conduct evidencebased advocacy for incorporating adolescents and youth SRH needs in regions, policies, and programs. S/He will contribute to increased utilization of quality integrated GBV/SRHR services in the target project areas and improved provision of quality integrated GBV and SRHR services. Ensures that the implementation of the guidelines for Interventions for Gender-Based Violence and Sexual
Provides strategic support and guidance as part of a broader team in advancing key SRHR interventions encompassing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights including HIV; Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, including Ending Sexual and Gender-Based Violence; Adolescent and Youth Empowerment
Detailed duties:
Developing and supervising the implementation of gendered program and lead in the projects fight against gender-based violence and discrimination
Supporting the development of professional competencies on gender issues and delivering gender training sessions to project and CSOs
Act as a gender focal person on all gender matters in relation to policy priorities, program development and donor funding
Conduct regular monitoring visits to the various project sites, ensuring that projects utilize standardized protocols, policies and guidelines, as outlined by the Ministry of Health.
Identify technical quality and/or other implementation issues and provide solutions and follow-up to ensure projects are on track to meet goals and are consistent with established standard methodologies
Develop and draft policy guidance, policy positions, issues papers and factsheets on gender, for a range of audiences
Lead in conducting evidence-based analysis, and policy dialogue with relevant stakeholders on Gender issues
Ensure capacity building to staff and teams to set and deliver against gender specific targets
Support and ensure linkages of sexual and reproductive health across the project
Provide overall Reproductive Health technical oversight of all activities to ensure interventions is evidence based culturally appropriate, costeffective, and high impact.
Updates Reproductive Health technical guidelines using evidence-based and high impact practices
Develop, review, and disseminate guidelines, standards of practice, protocols and other tools to improve quality RHR services delivery
Participate in development, preparation, and dissemination of IEC materials.
Assist with development of behavior change messages around Reproductive Health
Prepare quality report for internal, external and donor purposes, management and other internal and external reports and ensure their timely submission. Required qualification:
Bachelor Degree in Public Health with strong background in reproductive health.
Minimum 5 years of experience in the similar role in health projects, as well as program quality assurance of programs in Reproductive Health.
Advanced degree is a plus
Familiarity with USAID approaches, policies and regulations is highly desirable.
Sound knowledge of community and health service-based FP programming in Tanzania.
Experience providing technical assistance, coaching and mentoring health providers and others in team and beyond.
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in a team.
Creative problem-solving skills with the ability to work effectively in resourceconstrained environment are highly preferred.
Excellent English and Arabic Languages (Writing and speaking) are required.
Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)
Reporting Skills are required.

DESIRABLE QUALITIES FOR ALL APPLICANTS
ELCT is seeking for experienced, self-motivated, highly competent individuals with exemplary ethical conduct to join the Anticipated OVC Next Generation program
Dependable: Applicant must be dependable and can be relied on to uphold his/her responsibilities without having to be micromanaged
Good Communicator: Must have superior communications skills. Need to understand the message and deliver it clearly to the target audience
Productive: The project demands productivity from its participants,
Qualification: All applicants must meet the minimum requirements stipulated in each position
Mode of Application:
Email your application letter and resume with names of current three references and their contact information before the Application Deadline.
Applications should be sent by email only to the addresses below and should note the position title in the Subject Line:
The 3 Referees: These must include your current employer (if employed), your peer or immediate supervisor, and A same rank colleague or subordinate who can make a honest recommendation or reference for you.
All application should be sent to:
Secretary General
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
P.O. Box 3033
Arusha, Tanzania.
Email: elcthq@elct.or.tz
Deadline for submitting the application is on 28 January 2022 at 4pm.
Due to large volume of application expected, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for discussion and interviews.
ELCT is an equal opportunity employer