Adolescent, Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) Coordinator at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Adolescent, Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) CoordinatorLocations: Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara, Job type: Full-timeRole PurposeSave the Children is seeking an Adolescent, Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) coordinator who will provide leadership in the implementation, coordination and monitoring of all ASRH interventions and activities under the REACH project in Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara states. The REACH project aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health of adolescent girls and boys in hard to reach communities in Gombe, Zamfara, and Katsina states.S/he will focus on the improvement of quality of sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents including young mothers/parents at the community and facility-levels to receive the knowledge, skills and services they need to delay early childbearing and/or care for a healthy pregnancy, care during birth and postpartum period, practicing healthy timing, spacing of subsequent pregnancies and being informed of available modern contraceptive methods.The ASRH coordinator will work under the direction of the ASRH Advisor, provide oversight to local implementing partners, and also work closely with the field offices team, as well as the project director at the country office in Abuja,Duties and ResponsibilitiesProgramme development and implementation:With the direction of relevant thematic leads, s/he will support the development of concept notes, work plans, budgets and other related activities of REACH within the programme in liaison with the project DirectorEnsure all ASRH plans and activities in the states are properly coordinated with the local implementing partners, and within the SCI management & operation systemsLead and coordinate the implementation of ASRH activities in the states in close collaboration with the implementing patners and Gender Equality AdvisorEnsure conduct of quality trainings on ASRH to target health providers and partners towards improving the quality of health facility services to adolescents (Use of the Age & Life-stage Counselling Tools, Youth-Friendly Health Services, Interpersonal Communication Skills, Organizing Young Mothers’ Support groups, others). It is envisioned that this will include developing and/ or adapting training materials and tools as necessary.Work with the local partners to Implement the Mothers’ support group series of activities of the Adolescent First-time mothers/parents interventionWork closely with the ASRH and Gender Equality Advisors to ensure that gender transformative approaches are implemented and that gender equality is mainstreamed throughout all activities and interventionsEmphasize the importance of normative change at implementation level in order to achieve project outcomesIn collaboration with the REACH Country office team, ensure that quality quarterly reports and other documentation of ASRH interventions and activities are written in a timely manner and submitted to the Project dorector for vetting.Work with the business development team and RH technical advisors, where applicable to make technical contributions to proposals which have an ARSH component and ensure high quality narratives for submission.Advocacy and Coordination:S/he will coordinate ASRH networking, and in close collaboration with community engagement and advocacy coordinator, work towards strengthening linkages/coordinating with relevant stakeholders and government agencies (Ministry of Health, Ministry of Youth and Development at state level, SPHCDA as well as other NGOs implementing ASRH activities), mobilizing partners and stakeholders in the establishment of technical working groups for ASRH in the State.Behaviours (Values in Practice)Accountability:Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children valuesHolds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.Ambition:Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the sameWidely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates othersFuture orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.Collaboration:Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supportersValues diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strengthApproachable, good listener, easy to talk to.Creativity:Develops and encourages new and innovative solutionsWilling to take disciplined risks.Integrity:Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity 

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