Save the Children Regional Child Survival Senior Technical Advisor ESARO Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Regional Child Survival Senior Technical Advisor ESARO Jobs in Kenya

  • Every child has a fundamental right to survival, which the Regional Child Survival Technical Advisor will work to uphold through our programming and advocacy across East and Southern Africa. Regional Child Survival Technical Advisor will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to provide a critical link between Save the Children's global child survival (health, nutrition, WASH) team and country level technical teams, strengthening our strategic planning, representation, resource mobilisation and programme quality oversight and assurance at the regional level.

  • They will provide demand-driven technical assistance to our 12 CO's in the region, including support to program design and proposal development, technical input to implementation and monitoring of health programmes in both humanitarian and development contexts. They will contribute to building the capacity of and fostering networks between our country-level health technical expertise.

  • They will collaborate with regional M&E function to support the generation, dissemination and utilisation of evidence on our impact and learning from our health programs across the region. The role supports regional advocacy and influencing, particularly focused on newborn survival, universal health coverage and pneumonia prevention and treatment.

  • They are the coordinating point person for health crises and large-scale outbreaks in the region, specifically facilitating access to technical resources and support for response to epidemics such as COVID, measles and cholera. This role is a Senior position and will support overall coordination and integration of the Health, Nutrition and WASH activities in the region, including the line management of specific TAs who may be part of the regional team for Health, Nutrition and WASH.

    In order to be successful, you will bring/have:

    Essential/ Desired

  • At least 7 years' experience of leading the design and implementation of humanitarian and development programmes in the field of health, preferably in countries in the East and Southern Africa region

  • Excellent knowledge of theories and practices in Health sub-sectors: maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, health promotion and disease prevention, community-based health interventions, health educational interventions, health systems.

  • Experience in first wave humanitarian response, including multi-sector assessments and health response strategies. Experience with large scale disease outbreaks is an added advantage.

  • Knowledge of global health issues, specifically relating to children and
    women, and the current trends, methods, approaches, policies and strategies to address national and global health and nutrition issues, specifically in the context of conflicts, natural disasters, and recovery.

  • Experience of strategy development and planning to develop multi-year, multi-stakeholder health programmes for development and humanitarian settings

  • Experience of context, capacity and policy analysis, and influencing and advocacy at regional/international level in order to hold duty bearers to account to realise children's rights.

  • Skilled at networking, representation and partnership development in order promote learning, strengthen civil society and mobilise resources.

  • Able to generate and use data and evidence to innovate, deliver, learn and share what works and what doesn't work for children. Leverages evidence in advocacy work with donors and governments on policies and responses to structural drivers of food insecurity.

  • Experience of promoting quality and impact through at least one cross-cutting area: gender equality and inclusion, resilience and/or safe programming.

  • Demonstrated program design, monitoring and evaluation skills, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale.

  • Track record in successful business development/fundraising with major institutional donors and UN agencies

  • Significant experience in training, capacity building, and mentoring with proven experience in facilitating presentations, webinars and multi-day training events.

  • Proven ability to influence positive outcomes when not managing staff or programmes directly.

  • Experience working in East and Southern Africa, and facilitating cross-cultural teams.

  • Fluent in English and high level of English writing skills.

  • Committed to Save the Children's values and to work in an international agency that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fights racism, gender inequality and discrimination in all forms, including model positive behaviours that demonstrate a commitment to equality and respect to all colleagues, partners and communities.

    How to Apply

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