Job Title: Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Advisor (SRHR)
Plan International is a rights-based development and humanitarian organization working for better lives for all children.
We are independent of government and have no political or religious affiliation.
Our purpose is to strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
With approximately 38 years of experience in implementing its programme, Plan International Kenya (PIK) mainly operates in 10 geographical areas; Nairobi, Machakos, Kajiado, Tharaka-Nithi, Siaya, Kwale, Kilifi, Homa Bay, Kisumu and Tana River.
Plan International Kenya Strategy statement: Plan International Kenya’s strategic goal in the next five years is to end teenage pregnancies and end gender-based violence against adolescent girls and young women. We aim to help create an enabling environment where girls and young women are safe, valued, equally cared for, and have equal opportunities. PIK will contribute to the global strategy by aiming to reach approximately 3 million (tbc) girls and Young Women directly over the period of the strategy 2022-2026 and to reach additional beneficiaries through its interventions.
Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Advisor (SRHR)
The role serves as the principle advisor for Plan Kenya’s integrated technical and programme advice in girl and youth focused sexual and reproductive health and rights.
The incumbent will use policy and advocacy work to increase support from the Kenya government to enable the country make substantial progress in health with a primary focus on adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health ad rights.
S/he will lead the program design, technical strategy, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning of Plan Kenya’s adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health rights (AYSRHR). Working with others, S/he will ensure highest level of technical quality of the SRHR program and related projects.
The role plays a critical role in advancing Plan International’s SRHR strategy and will work closely with other advisors in the region and at the global hub to support Plan International’s SRHR program.
This requires an individual who is passionate about SRHR, has sound technical knowledge and solid programmatic experience and an appetite for learning and sharing.
The position will contribute to business development by supporting intelligence gathering, proposal development, advocacy and donor engagement to deliver on Plan Kenya’s bold ambitions for girls and youth in Kenya.
The incumbent will drive intended results and outcomes for this area of work.
Key to this will be the delivery of related strategies that contribute to the elimination of teenage pregnancies and harmful practices that prevent girls from thriving and achieving their full potential.
The role will ensure that Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights issues are brought into the mainstream of health and development in the different local and national contexts.
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The closing date for the applications is 13th May 2021
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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To read more about Plan International Kenya, visit our website: www.plan-international.org/kenya
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.