IPPF Project Advisor Jobs in Kenya
IPPF Project Advisor Jobs in Kenya
Job Purpose The post holder, through an efficient and effective project management, is responsible for ensuring the achievement of the Packard-funded project: Frontiers in SRHR Access for Women and Youth: Self-Care and Digital Health.
Provide strategic guidance and technical support to Member Associations (MA) project teams in the furtherance of the project.
Specifically contribute to IPPF’s youth programming, focusing on the institutional strengthening of IPPF’s work related to self-care and digital health interventions (DHI) for continuity of SRHR information and care during and beyond Covid-19 and improved resilience for the future.
To oversee the implementation of the project according to the project design, the implementation, monitoring and reporting plans and in line with existing best practices and IPPFAR policies/procedures.
To co-ordinate the overall project, including, grant management, reporting, donor compliance, project documentation, monitoring and evaluation, designing and maintaining effective data collection systems and sharing best practice.
To monitor project expenditure and costs against results, to provide inputs in reviewing/overseeing the financial planning and reporting of the project.
To develop sound monitoring plan to regularly track the implementation of the project in general and specifically for each of the 3 countries in order to timely providing feedback/support to each MA.
To ensure the delivery of project is to the appropriate quantitative and qualitative levels of donors’ expectations.
To support the evaluation of the project and to liaise with and support research institutions on relevant research and evaluation activities related to projects.
To co-ordinate the preparation of programme related materials and publications for dissemination to internal and external audiences to promote awareness and lesson-learning
To ensure that IPPF’s policy on protection of children and vulnerable adults is incorporated within the project.
To ensure gender is effectively mainstreamed within the remit of the post and in line with IPPF’s Gender Equality Policy.
To strengthen the capacity of the regional team of the project to develop and to implement innovative SRHR approaches within and beyond the project
To assist members of the regional project team to set annual goals and performance objectives against achievements of the project and considering the departmental deliverables
To conduct quarterly one on one and team meetings to review work plans against achievements of the project team at regional level
Partnerships and collaboration
To collaborate with IPPF technical colleagues for the delivery of programme activities, including those working on youth, self-managed medical abortion, digital / mHealth and quality of care.
To manage work with consultants and external partners for the delivery of the project, including IBIS and YLabs.
To collaborate with the Strategy, Organizational Development and Governance department and with the Communication unit to document Frontiers in SRHR promising/best practices in the 3 countries.
To ensure effective partnerships internally with youth networks and with relevant international organizations, including IPAS and the Youth Coalition, and represent IPPF at external meetings and conferences as required.
To ensure effective internal coordination with finance and operations colleagues for timely project delivery and reporting.
To coordinate information flow, regular communication, and timely responses between IPPF ARO, the secretariat and the project donor.
To build and maintain positive relationships with all members of staff, and contacts within and outside the Federation.
To prepare and participate to the quality restricted projects review meeting as a member of the program department
To do everything possible to ensure a healthy and safe working environment, including following instructions and guidance
To undertake any other duties as may be requested by her/his supervisor from time to time.
Knowledge and experience of working with International Non-Governmental Organization.
Knowledge of wide range of SRHR programs and innovations, specifically related to AYSRH, self-care and digital health interventions (DHI)
Knowledge of the
region and countries in the project, including the political, economic, and social dimensions
Ability to identify and to formulate conclusions/recommendations to resolve a wide range of complex issues/problems, including woman’s right to choose and to have access to safe abortion services
Ability to relate SRHR issues and perspectives, including gender and inclusiveness issues, to human rights programmes
Planning & Organizing:
Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies
Identifies priorities and knows when to adjust priorities if necessary
Allocates appropriate amount of time and other resources for completing work
Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning
Organizes training sessions, e-training and facilitate same
Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise
Is willing to learn from others
Places organizational and team agenda before personal agenda
Empowers others to translate shared vision into results
Is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish team objectives
Works independently and as a team member
Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments
Works on multiple deliverables simultaneously, independently and meet deadlines without compromising quality
Strong report writing and presentation skills
Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules
Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
Speaks and writes clearly and effectively
Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately
Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication
Tailors’ language, tone, style and format to match audience
Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability, and decision-making authority
Makes sure that roles, responsibilities, and reporting lines are clear to each staff member
Accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills
Monitors progress against milestones and deadlines
Regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff
Encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative.
Master’s degree in Development studies, social science, public health or other related fields.
At least five years’ experience in similar position, or health programmes management two of which should be at the international level
Significant experience in managing programmes and projects
Significant experience of effectively managing budgets in line with donor requirements
Consistent application in using digital health interventions to improve access to information and/or services, ideally in a developing country setting preferably in the field of sexual reproductive health (SRH)
Consistent application in SRH issues that relate to young people’s access to stigma-free services, including access to safe abortion, preferably in a developing country setting.
For this post fluency in English and French (both oral and written) is a must.
Knowledge of Portuguese is an advantage.
How to apply
Interested individuals should submit an application form in the IPPFARO CV form (attached) and a 1-page cover letter to:
email@example.com with the job position you are applying for as the subject of the email. Please note that we will not consider applications that are not done in the requested format.
IPPF is an equal opportunity employer.
“Applications are particularly encouraged from women, persons living with disability, and candidates openly living with HIV.”
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