The Right To Play Mozambique is hiring a Health Specialist.
Right To Play is a global organisation that protects, educates, and empowers children to rise above adversity through the power of play. We help millions of children each year to stay in school and out of work, to prevent life-threatening diseases and to stay safe from exploitation and abuse. We are the leading global development organization that uses play to transform the lives of children and youth impacted by poverty, war, disease, and inequality.
Established in 2000, Right To Play reaches children through experiential programming in 15 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America. These programs are supported by our headquarters in Toronto, Canada; London, UK and seven national offices across Europe and North America.
With a shared passion for our mission, our Culture Code guides how we act and interact based on five core pillars:
Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do, and watch this video to find out about the five pillars of our Culture Code.
The Health Specialist reports directly to the Country Director and works in close collaboration with the Global Health Specialist at Right To Play HQ. The incumbent works in coordination with the Program team that includes the Program Manager, Project Managers, Project Officers, MEL teams and Program Specialists, and is responsible for technical support and strategic leadership for improved integration of Health and Well-being with a focus on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights into the Country Program Strategy, including the development of Health and Well-being-specific projects and initiatives. The Health Specialist is a strategic technical lead for health program planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting and ensures quality health programming for Right To Play (RTP) and partners, including RTP work with consortiums and networks. He/she is also responsible for building the Health and Well-being capacity of Right To Play and its partners, for policy advocacy and providing technical support to knowledge management initiatives, and ensuring adequate collection and sharing of information/knowledge generated to orient decision-making in program management. The Health Specialist liaises closely with Health Specialists / Officers/Advisors in other countries and HQ to share best practices and lessons learned for improved health programming across One RTP.
In accordance with Right To Play approved policies and procedures, the incumbent performs to contribute to deliverables as follows: Time %
1. Strategic planning, program design and implementation: 30%
2. Monitoring and Evaluating impact measurement, learning, and reporting: 20%
3. Capacity building/technical support and organizational development: 20%
4. Networking, partnerships, and advocacy: 25%
5. Performs other duties as assigned: 5%
The incumbent is expected to support the Project managers, Project Officers and the programs teams in line with the approved country strategic plan. However, the incumbent is required to have some flexibility in the plan to respond to urgent needs.
Minimum Qualifications (Must have)
Education/ Training/ Certification
Competencies/ Personal Attributes
Knowledge and Skills
Desired Qualifications (An Asset)
The opportunity to collaborate with an innovative global team who are passionate about working with children and youth. You will gain experience working for a globally recognized organization with a healthy culture premised on our Culture Code (accept everyone, make things happen, display courage, demonstrate care and be playful). You will be immersed in an environment where learning and development is encouraged and valued, and “play” is appreciated as a core avenue to building community.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter in English, with the title: Application for Health Specialist Position.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Shortlisting of applications will begin immediately, and interviews may be held before the closing date.
Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status. As such, we encourage women and groups who have been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment to apply for positions at Right To Play. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for flexible work arrangements to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.
We value and promote a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Should you require any accessibility related accommodations or specific adjustments to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process, and thereafter, please reach out to the People & Culture team by email at email@example.com. All information provided will be treated as confidential and used only to provide an
accessible candidate experience.
We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening or equivalent criminal check as a condition of employment.
Should you require any form of accommodation during the recruitment process, kindly contact the People & Culture team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com.
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