National Programme Officer, Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health Analyst (NPO-AYRH Analyst)
Level: ICS- 9 (NO-B)
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Duration: One year initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance
Under the direct supervision of the HIV Prevention and adolescent and youth development Program specialist and overall guidance of the Representative/ Deputy Rep. and Assistant Representative (RH), the NPO (HIV/AIDS & AYRH) is responsible for following HIV prevention and AYRH programmes assigned to her/him; and provides technical support and advise in the area of HIV prevention and AYRH to implementing partners with specific emphasis to Joint Program
Major Activities/Expected Results
Closely follow up and ensure timely implementation of the Joint (UNICEF-UNFPA) program on adolescent and youth development
Develop detail checklists for each areas of implementation under adolescent and youth
Monitor specific stages of projects/programme implementation and write periodic reports
Assess and evaluate project/programme performance to identify success factors and compile a list of scalable good practices
Prepare the basic information required for advocacy for the inclusion of issues of HIV prevention and AY development into the national policy, strategy, development framework and annual work plans; and create messages and strategies
Analyzes country situation to identify opportunities for programme development, draft proposals, formulate and implement work plans
Provide technical backstopping as required in the areas of HIV/AIDS Adolescent Reproductive Health
Participate in the planning and implementation of capacity building activities at central and regional levels. Provide technical support to assist national and regional managers in developing reproductive health, HIV/AIDS & AYRH skills
Assist in national and regional advocacy efforts in favor of HIV/AIDS & ARH objectives.
Participate in the formulation of project proposals and ensures substantive consistency in the design and application of proven successful approaches
Follow up the adolescent and youth interventions being implemented by regional health bureaus vigorously: youth friendly services, develop tool for gap assessment at Health Facilities, monitoring capacity building activities, technical support to UNFPA supported health facilities and universities
As deemed necessary, assist the Adolescent and Youth Program Specialist on tasks related to Ministry of Health and RHBs: provision of technical support for issues of public health nature.
Establish and nurture positive communication with partners
Assist in the preparation of proposals and AWPs for non-government IPS
Participate In preparation of meetings and events under this portfolio frequent travel to regions to provide technical support
Carry out other assignments to be assigned by immediate supervisor.
The incumbent establishes and fosters harmonious working relationship with senior management, her/his supervisor, other programme officers, and subordinates, He/she will also partners with officials of implementing partners particularly to Federal and Regional RHBs, local and international NGOs working n area of HIV prevention and other organizations to advocate for and ensure implementation of the ICPD POA that pertains to HIV prevention and AYRH