Reproductive Health Officer

UNV Turkey Gaziantep
Health Officer
Tam Zamanlı 1-3
Arapça (A2, Level 2, Elementary),İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
Bu ilan yayından kaldırılmış Görüntülenme : 986


İlan Detayları

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Reproductive Health specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer, the reproductive health officer, will:

  • Support continuous quality improvement of integrated and stand-alone Sexual and Reproductive Health programs including service delivery in clinical and community-based settings
  • Support the Reproductive Health Working Group, ensure that proposed emergency RH interventions are guided by the MISP (Minimum Initial Service Package for RH in Crisis Situations) and guided by the agreed work plan
  • Support the midwifery skills enhancement strategy
  • Work closely with the Gender Based Violence (GBV) team to implement holistic programming to meet the diverse and unique needs of women and girls;
  • Undertake RH capacity-development activities/training for RH and clinical health staff; Assess the partners’ capacity, their needs and gaps, and suggest the appropriate support needed (continuous process).
  • Ensure that information from coordination meetings is shared internally and with other sectors, as appropriate;
  • Assist with identifying guidance needs and developing guidance to ensure the MISP and appropriate SRH components are integrated into emergency response
  • Review and disseminate key best practice guidelines documents and provide individual support to country staff for implementation
  • Support the planning of transition period from the essential RH services to the comprehensive side, since it is one of the main objectives in MISP.
  • Ensure the quality of care for the RH services provided through the implementation of the quality of care tools that have been developed by the SRH Working group and linking it to the RH medical protocols developed by SRH working group.
  • Support the implementation of the adolescent girls’ strategy from RH perspectives, and improve the RH outcomes from it through building the capacity of the staff, improving the data collection tools and coordinating with other partners to enhance the community level.
  • Make sure that all RH services are aligned with the recommendations of the health cluster guidance on COVID-19 and other relevant RH technical guidance’s.
  • Support the efforts taken to decrease the cesarean section births in Northwest Syria through trainings and data analysis.


Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

  • Midwifery preferred – Nursing/Medical with proven relevant Reproductive Health (RH) experience could be acceptable

Required experience: 24 Months

Experience remark:

  • Strong up to date clinical management knowledge
  • Experience in coordinating, implementing and managing reproductive health programs in emergency contexts and/or refugee settings is essential.
  • Proven familiarity with international guidelines for sexual and reproductive health in both emergencies and development
  • Capacity building experience is an asset
  • Ability to interpret health data
  • Proficiency for computer applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.
  • Ability to effectively deal with Google products for invitations, forms, excel, word and notes.
  • Prior experience in working in developing countries or in multi-national settings with people from different cultural backgrounds is an asset
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Sound security awareness
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge

Area of expertise: Nursing and midwifery, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

Area of expertise details:

  • Experience in coordinating, implementing and managing reproductive health programs in emergency contexts and/or refugee settings is essential.

Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at

Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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