Monday, January 2, 2017

Technical advisor - Whole School Approach and Ready Steady tool


Everyone should have the opportunity to experience sexuality voluntarily, safely and pleasantly. We therefore pursue this aim with great passion. For numerous decades, Rutgers has been an expert in advocacy for and programming on sexuality education in the Netherlands and in low and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia. We acquire knowledge and develop effective methods on the basis of research. Furthermore, we utilise our knowledge and expertise to influence policy-makers.
Rutgers' success is also evident in other countries. This inspires us to cooperate with organisations throughout the world in improving sexual health and offering people freedom of choice in relationships, sexuality and the decision whether or not to have children.
Rutgers' International programmes department currently has a vacancy for a
Technical advisor - Whole School Approach and Ready Steady tool (24 hours, vacancy number 2016-34)
to support partners in the implementation of the Get Up Speak Out (GUSO) programme and the Yes I Do (YID) programme.
The development and (sustainable) implementation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) is one of the main topics in the 2017 strategy of the International department of Rutgers. The strategy is carried out in international programmes in Africa and Asia such as Get Up Speak Out (GUSO). One of the main outcomes of the GUSO- programme is sustainable implementation of CSE according the Whole School Approach (WSA). The WSA has been piloted in two countries (Uganda and Kenya) and it proved to be a successful methodology. Therefore, a manual on this approach has been developed and Rutgers is currently entering a crucial phase of supporting more partners in implementing CSE by taking on the WSA.
Over the last 2 years Rutgers has co-developed the Ready Steady tool in 2 countries. Ready Steady is a participatory extra-curricular learning activity which gives out-of-school youth the opportunity to build on a positive future, based on experiential learning methods. In Ready Steady, SRHR education is combined with modules to improve entrepreneurship skills to trigger young people's financial responsibilities. Rutgers strongly believes in the combination of these 2 topics to achieve economic empowerment in young people. Therefore, Rutgers is interested in further implementing this programme in out of school settings.
Rutgers is looking for a technical advisor who ensures that the sustainable implementation of CSE according to the Whole School Approach will be integrated in the work of our country coordinators and technical advisors. The technical advisor will also improve the general embedding of WSA in the department. Furthermore, the technical advisor is requested to explore possibilities regarding further implementation of the Ready Steady tool, which seeks to integrate SRHR into youth employment programmes.
Tasks
  • Co-develop Rutgers work plan on WSA for 2017 together with the GUSO technical advisor and the WSA coordinator;
  • Map the WSA - Master Trainers per country;
  • Develop a summary of the WSA manual (together with WSA- coordinator);
  • Build capacity of Rutgers staff (country coordinators/technical advisors) in WSA;
  • Develop an abstract consisting of WSA-data/documents which Rutgers can use in future proposals and for other communication purposes;
  • Explore possibilities for further implementation of Ready Steady within GUSO or other programmes;
  • Write along with funding proposals regarding SRHR and economic empowerment if needed.

Job requirements
  • You have a Master's Degree in Social Science or a similar level of (post) academic education;
  • You have 5 years of relevant international work experience, preferably combined experience in intervention development, training, development cooperation and SRHR;
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills (in both Dutch and English);
  • You are an experienced and passionate SRHR expert who knows how to promote Rutgers' work to relevant parties in the Netherlands and internationally, with the appropriate sensitivity for cultural differences;
  • You are a strategic and analytical thinker;
  • You are result-driven and a flexible team player who is able to keep track of a varied programme portfolio (different countries, programmes and partners);
  • You are willing to travel abroad.

Terms of Employment
We offer a challenging position in an international working environment, with highly motivated and qualified colleagues. The vacancy is for sick leave replacement with a minimum of 6 months, for 3 days a week. The starting date is as soon as possible. The position is placed in pay scales 55 of the Dutch collective agreement for the mental health sector (CAO-GGZ), with a maximum of EU3781,= per month on the basis of a 36-hour working week.
Information and letters of application
For further information, relating to the position, please contact Jos Dusseljee, manager International Programmes. In order to apply, please submit your CV and Motivation Letter on our online job application form at http://www.rutgers.international/who-we-are/vacancies. For additional background information on Rutgers, please consult www.rutgers.nl and www.rutgers.international.
Applications for this position should be submitted on 9 January 2017 at the latest.
This vacancy is published simultaneous internally and externally.
We do not appreciate receipt of any commercial correspondence through the channels listed for the purposes of replying to this advertisement.

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