Save the Children is seeking to recruit an experienced Technical Lead AGYW and Prevention Services for a PEPFAR/USAID project that will provide support to orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs) and Adolescents Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in select districts within Malawi.
The Technical Lead AGYW and Prevention Services will be responsible for the technical oversight over the implementation of the AGYW/DREAMS component of the program. S/he will ensure layering of services for HIV prevention in AGYW. S/he will report directly to the Chief of Party (COP) and will advise and support the COP in providing technical direction to the AGYW/DREAMS project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals, expected results and reporting requirements. S/he will take a technical leadership role in coordination with GOM, local community organizations, and other partners. S/he will be knowledgeable about evidence-based and state-of-the-art social service delivery approaches and will coordinate referral services ensuring continuum of care from the community to the health facilities and vice versa.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
Technical Leadership (Estimated at 60%)
Build capacity of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts, and other stakeholders in working in child-related services under the project. (Estimated at 10%)
Contribute to work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence. (Estimated at 10%)
Work closely with the MEAL team to deliver project quality benchmarks, baseline, monitoring, evaluation and key lessons learned. (Estimated at 20%)
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