Head of mission Yemen M/F

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Yemen Organization: Secours Islamique France Closing date: 1 Oct 2020 Secours Islamique France (SIF) is a Non-Governmental Organisation of international solidarity based in France. Founded in 1991, SIF is a non-profit and non-political organisation that intents to help, to bring relief and to protect the lives of those threatened by natural disasters, armed conflicts or by economic collapse. SIF provides its help in respect of the cultural diversity, without any distinction of origin, religion or gender.SIF established an office in Sana in July 2019 and is currently implementing food security interventions activities. SIF is committed to strengthening and broadening its activities in compliance with its multi-sector expertise from 2020.SIF is looking to fill a Head of Mission position based in Aden, Yemen.You will be under the supervision of the DESK Manager, as part of the SIF Mission Team and you will be supervising the Human Resources, Finance Office…

Technical Lead DREAMS

Technical Lead DREAMS Purpose of the Position The DREAMS Technical Lead will provide technical leadership for high-quality, evidence-based DREAMS programming and service delivery. He/she will inform the project's social and structural change approaches to HIV prevention in high-prevalence settings, as well as appropriate combination prevention and youth livelihoods strategies and interventions. He/ she will have expertise in prevention activities for adolescents and youth, new prevention technologies, evidence-based implementation theory and methodologies, and effective social and behavioral change communication (SBCC), and biomedical approaches to HIV prevention. He/she will work closely with OVC Technical lead, SI Lead to strengthen capacity to deliver evidence based interventions. Technical Design and Management: Provide technical leadership in developing strategies and interventions to improve the quality and responsiveness of DREAMS programming Focusing on vulnerable adolescents and youth), including SBCC and bio-medical approaches to HIV prevention Monitor implementation of HIV prevention and youth livelihoods interventions and provide oversight to CSO implementation plans and budgets. Technical Assistance Provide technical assistance and mentorship to staff, facilitate technical capacity assessments in efficacious, evidence-based HIV prevention in order to identify gaps, technical capacity limitations, and priority technical assistance needs. Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of DREAMS and youth livelihoods quality improvement activities. Monitor and report on DREAMS quality assessment, improvement, and assurance Facilitate problem solving Communications: Represent WVE in national forums relevant to the technical portfolio of the position. Oversee communications/program material development for SBCC, IEC, VMMC and Family Planning for adolescent and youth audiences. Supervision of key staff under the DREAMS and youth livelihoods technical areas. Perform any other prevention duties as assigned by the supervisor. Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting: Support data verifications for indicators Prepare DREAMS technical reports Assist SI Advisor with coordinating evaluation activities to ensure data supports the achievement of program objectives Work with SI Advisor to review and provide feedback on WVE plans and reports to ensure quality program reporting of results Contribute to program research and learning agendas related to DREAMS Lead the day to day delivery of the DREAMS package ensuring adherence to USAID guidance, supervise and mentor staff Required Professional Experience Bachelor’s degree in Public Health (with a focus on HIV/AIDS), Social Sciences or related - field At least 5 years of experience in social and structural HIV prevention, DREAMS programming and service delivery in Eswatini, including addressing social and structural change as well as combination prevention approaches. Comprehensive knowledge of the health context and structural issues in Eswatini including socioeconomic, institutional and policy issues that are related to essential services in HIV prevention, and adolescent health. Demonstrated leadership and technical skills in HIV prevention with key target groups in Eswatini, applying new prevention technologies, and utilizing effective health promotion approaches. Demonstrated technical skills in HIV prevention related Youth Livelihoods programming, including employability and entrepreneurship programming with priority populations, including adolescents and young women. Demonstrated experience in the design and use of training curricula. Demonstrated experience in cultivating and sustaining working relationships with local partners and government. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in SBCC activity design and implementation. Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Fluent in English and siSwati strongly preferred.


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