Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Officer – Plan International Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

Plan International Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement, May 9, 2023





Job Overview

Organization: Plan International Ethiopia

Position: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Officer

Location: Dessie, Woldiya, Tehulederie, Kalu and Kutaber, Amhara

Experience Level: 3 years

Number of Positions: Not Specified

Date of Announcement: May 8, 2023

Deadline: May 12, 2023


Job Description

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.


The post holder shall be based in the project operation areas/ districts and is responsible for the delivery of results in line with pre-agreed detailed implementation plans, project objectives, outcome areas and spearheads  implementation at all stages throughout the project management cycle

Main Accountabilities and responsibilities

SRHR Intervention; Support the implementation of the project’s SRHR interventions truly integrated with SGBV  activities. A strong understanding of SRHR , especially in emergency response settings, SGBV, adolescent needs and gender equality,

Expected Outcomes:

  • Define aims and objectives of SRHR interventions in the project implementation settings, and provide technical input into programmes and projects to improve the design and impact of the work, throughout the project cycles (incl. preparedness initiatives, needs assessments, response design and implementation).
  • Ensure the program quality (PQF) and technical soundness, appropriateness and general quality in activity/project design, joint planning, implementation, regular follow up , timely reporting
  • Ensure the mainstreaming of Safeguarding, protection from harmful practices and violence, Disability Inclusion in the program area/districts.
  • Ensure innovation of interventions, contexts of social and gender norms, gender equality and the rights of girls.
  • Ensure compatibility and alignment of SRHR interventions with Country policies/strategies/guidelines, Plan International SRHR AoGDs [Decide], Position statement and PIE program priorities, including PQF and Quality Benchmark Standars on SRHR and SGBV.
  • Strengthening the quality of SRHR interventions through development and contextualisation of program tools, modules, guidance and resources, and ensuring staff are familiar with relevant standards, protocols and toolkits.
  • Support capacity development of colleagues, front line staff and partners, and of other technical professionals to build capacity in SRHR of SGBV  survivors, children, adolescents and young people in development and humanitarian [including IDP settings] nexus contexts
  • Provide timely coordination and guidance in the delivery of SRHR programs
  • Provide technical coordination into the project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; assess the outputs, outcomes and impact of program interventions and activities in the program area.
  • Prepare and develop in consultation with appropriate stakeholder’s annual work plans and project plans.
  • Under the Country SRHR Lead leadership contribute to the development of concept notes and proposals and share latest updates/data.
  • Collaborate with project staff and volunteers working in the project area, including supportive supervision and quality assurance of work performed.
  • Liaising with key internal and external actors, including other thematic actors within Plan International and relevant clusters, working groups, SRHR KM and experience sharing at local, regional and national levels.
  • Lead(co-) district-level  regular AOR and  coordination meetings,  advocacy on key SRHR issues, SGBV  risks and support national-level advocacy efforts.
  • Development and rollout of tools and guidance on SRHR and SGBV.
  • Delivering relevant trainings on SRHR and SGBV for all project staff and project participants, duty bearers and stakeholders ensuring alignment to government policies/strategies/guidelines, project ambition and PI’s  standards/tools, values.
  • Ensure M&E and learning in close collaboration with the SRHR M&E Specialist and  team.
  • Ensure quality and timely reporting and documenting of project activities including preparation of quarterly/yearly SRHR program progress reports.

Capacity Development & Relationships:

 Through participatory approaches, the SRHR officer will provide capacity development and ongoing coaching to project staff and implementing partners, if any. Cultivating strong and respectful relationships with team members and partners will be an essential component of this accountability.

Expected Outcomes:

Provide capacity development and ongoing coaching directly to project staff and collaborating sector/ partner organizations, specifically in strengthening integrated SRHR and SGBV interventions as per the project ambition.

Knowledge Management & Reporting:

 Best practices and lessons learned are documented, shared, and integrated into programming.

Expected Outcomes:

  • In collaboration with the project team, SRHR sector, influencing and communications team, and stakeholders compile and document innovations, case stories, lessons learned and best practices of SRHR project to inform organizational business and impact on other program development
  • Design and implement dissemination plan to share knowledge(including tacit knowledge from Amhara  context)  and findings with relevant stakeholders, including implementing partner organizations, government, donor agency, and direct beneficiaries specifically adolescent girls and boys etc.
  • As an integral member of the project team, ensure high quality data and learnings are available to inform planning, implementation and decisions  and SRHR program  influencing
  • Contribute to regular project narrative reports, ensuring gender responsiveness and disability inclusiveness, high quality data and learnings are available to complete reports on time and shared /populated in the PMERL system of PIE.
  • Identify and develop / improve opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes and overall learning and development with Plan International Ethiopia

Adherence to Plan International Policies

Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Policy and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant implementation standards and guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct, their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures

Plan International’s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

  • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people

We strive for lasting impact

  • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  • Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  • Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

Plan International Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement 2023


Job Requirements

Educational qualification & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in SRH, Public Health, Nursing, Sociology, Social Work at least 3 years relevant experience of which at least one year experience with NGOs on SRHR and/ or SGBV.

  • Demonstrated experience on working with SRHR.
  • Extensive knowledge of the sexual and reproductive health rights and gender equality and girls rights.
  • In-depth knowledge of project cycle management, results-based programming and adolescent, child and youth centred  development programming
  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development
  • Knowledge of effective participatory Monitoring, Evaluation and Research systems and processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships with colleagues.
  • Gender analysis and gender mainstreaming skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation.
  • Strong negotiation, influencing and problem-solving skills.
  • Numeracy and the ability to interpret financial data, in order to understand budgetary processes including planning, monitoring and reporting.
  • Ability to analyse information and evaluate options including planning skills
  • Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications

Plan International Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement 2023


How to Apply

The closing date for the application is May 12, 2023. Qualified candidates should submit their application with the links provided below.

For internal applicants:

For external applicants:

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

Please note that:

·       Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

·       We are not accepting CVs that are not sent through the indicated links.

·       Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

·       Female candidates are highly encouraged to Apply

More information about Plan International can be found on http://

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 





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