DevCon-An Association for Rural Development
Project Officer (Female) Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)
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Posted date 19th May, 2023 Last date to apply 4th June, 2023
Country Pakistan Locations Karachi
Category Project Management
Position 1
Status Closed

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

“Bringing Inclusive and Sustainable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services to Schools in Pakistan”.

Identification

Job Title

Project Officer (Female) Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)

Reporting to

Project Coordinator

Department/Units

WASH

Number of Positions

One

Duration of Contract

One Year (Extendable)

Duty Station

Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Co-ordinate and actively organize Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) activities in targeted schools.
  2. Ensure that the project achieves its Menstrual Hygiene Management related objectives and performance targets.
  3. Provide technical support and supervision to school-based staff to empower them to fulfil their tasks and improve MHM practices among students.
  4. Coordinate with education partners and schools to implement menstrual hygiene management in addition to School Led Total Sanitation(SLTS).
  5. Take lead in the development of annual Menstrual Hygiene Management specific workplans and budget for the project.
  6. Provide guidance, management support, mentorship and effective leadership to other team members, school management/staff/stakeholders.  
  7. Take lead in target schools/areas in scoping and stakeholder engagements.
  8. Plan and implement activities regarding Behavioral Change Communication in the target areas.
  9. Provide day-to-day management of specific Menstrual Hygiene Management project activities, ensuring work is completed against the scope, timelines, and budget.

EDUCATION:

Masters/Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or other relevant fields.

EXPERIENCE:

  1. At least five (5) years’ experience in the design, implementation and monitoring of sanitation projects with hands on experience in Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) programming.
  2. Excellent knowledge of Menstrual Hygiene Management programming.
  3. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Strong interpersonal skills working with cross cultural and multi diverse teams.
  5. Excellent analytical skills, as well as the ability to express facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner and good writing skills.
  6. Highly organized and able to set priorities and handle multiple competing time and resource demands.
  7. Willing to travel to entire field areas.

SKILLS:

  1. Ability to observe and understand cultural and social contexts and reflect the understandings in programming
  2. Good Training skills specially required for working with and training to adolescent girls.
  3. Excellent knowledge of community mobilization with interpersonal skills.
  4. Good written and verbal communication/ presentation skills.
  5. Excellent knowledge of MS Office Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and web searching/browsing).

OTHERS:

  1. Willingness to spend required time in the field.
  2. Time management and ability to priorities multiple, competing tasks.
  3. Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision.
  4. Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment.
  5. Ability to train and motivate partners and staff effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  6. Able to effectively promote DevCon’s mission values, and objectives.
  7. Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.

DevCon is an equal opportunity employer; Women, Individuals from minority groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

DevCon does not tolerate (Zero Tolerance) sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination.
All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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