Global Technical Lead - Sexual Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child Adolescent Health and Rights (SRMNCAHR)

Type of role Healthcare
Location Various Countries
Salary Competitive (Band 5)
Contract type Permanent
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date W/C 8th November 2021
Start date 17 Jan 2022

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

The person in the role will assure quality thematic content across the VSO project portfolio which demonstrates the value of using the Volunteering for Development (VfD) system maximize impact to the primary actors

Skills, qualifications and experience

The applicant will have field experience (in Africa and Asia) in Public Health and especially in Sexual Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child Adolescent Health and Right (SRMNCAHR) as well as Health Systems Strengthening, Primary/community-based Health Care, Universal Health Coverage
Master’s degree in public health, or a related field required. PhD / Dr preferred. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.
Must have proven experience working with Adolescents and Youth in SRMNCHAR in Africa and Asia.


Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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