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CARE is seeking an experienced Senior Regional Advisor (SRA) to serve as a member of the Supporting Access to Family Planning and Post Abortion Care (SAF-PAC) team within the Sexual Reproductive Maternal Health team, based in Atlanta, USA. In partnership with the SAF-PAC team members, in particular the STA for M&E, and the STA for clinical training, s/he will be responsible for providing strategic support to promote the successful design, implementation and monitoring of SAF-PAC programming in Africa. The programmatic focus of SAF-PAC is family planning, with an emphasis on long-acting methods, and post-abortion and safe abortion care.

  • Programmatic, managerial and technical support
  • Learning, knowledge sharing and communication
  • Program design and development
  • Other SAF-PAC and SRMH duties

  • Master’s degree, diploma or other similar post-university work in Public Health or related field
  • 7+ years experience in Sexual and reproductive health programming, with an emphasis on family planning
  • Experience in program design, implementation and evaluation
  • 7-10 years working in Sub-Saharan Africa in health programming
  • Significant experience as a trainer, and in developing and designing training
  • Significant experience working in conflict and post-conflict settings, and fragile states
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with working with HIS data
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Excellent verbal and written French skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication abilities
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated ability to operationalize program strategies
  • Demonstrated teamwork and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software and data processing

  • MD, MBBS, RN, midwife or advanced schooling in Public Health, Anthropology or Social Sciences
  • Experience with clinical family planning and post-abortion care programming
  • Experience working with Ministry of Health staff and managers
  • Experience working with other community actors (national and local NGO, etc.)
  • Experience working in refugee camps and rural, under-resourced settings
  • Experience working with UN agencies and UNHCR, UNFPA, UNICEF