Evidence and Accountability Advisor, WISH2ACTION Lot 2

Contract type: 
Full Time, Fixed Term, until 31st August 2021
Commensurate with experience
Closing date: 
Friday, 31 January, 2020
We’re seeking an experienced individual, who will be successfully leading on evidence and accountability to our team in Pakistan of the UK-Aid funded Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH2ACTION) Lot 2 programme. He/She will provide excellent leadership and support to the team and consultants based in Bangladesh, and enable us to achieve above and beyond key performance indicators.

The Evidence and Accountability Advisor will be responsible for ensuring minimum quality standards and service for SRH/FP are delivered through tracking of quality improvement indicators and acting on gaps.  He/She will also leverage existing coalitions to facilitate an effective accountability mechanism(s) to track SRH/FP commitments and outcomes. The Advisor will work closely with the Sustainability Lead and the Policy and Planning Advisor in Pakistan as well as the Regional Evidence and Accountability Specialist in Nairobi, Options’ staff in London, and consortium partners, to ensure evidence and accountability approaches strategically strengthen government stewardship over SRH/FP in Pakistan.

Person specification: 

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • At least an Undergraduate degree in public health, health management or related field.
  • At least ten years’ work experience, with significant experience in the provision of technical assistance including remote support.
  • Good experience in implementing the delivery of donor-funded programmes, particularly those funded by DFID.

Solid understanding of the health sector, including the relationship between national and sub-national levels and engagement with civil society, parliamentarians and regional health groups

Application process: 
  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Michael Cavanagh at wish@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role (Pakistan -E&A – WISH2ACTION) in the subject header.
  • Closing date 31st January 2020: Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is for guidance only. Applications will be screened upon receipt and this vacancy may be closed as soon as sufficient applicants have been received.
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews may be organised directly with shortlisted applicants on a rolling basis and the position may be filled before the closing date.
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including identification check, employment references, right to work verification, credit check and criminal record check (where appropriate).
Other information: 
  • Options is an equal opportunities employer.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
  • Overseas candidates require to have the right to work in Pakistan.
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