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The UN Youth Volunteer will support implementation of the overall UNFPA programme in the northern region of Mozambique with focus on SRHR and the KOICA funded “Improving Reproductive, Maternal and Adolescents Health (IRMAH) in Sofala, Mozambique” Programme including by providing support to programme staff on key accelerators such as innovation, multi-stakeholder and UN coordination and resource mobilization in support of the 10th UNFPA CP in Mozambique.

Improving Reproductive, Maternal and Adolescents Health (IRMAH) in Sofala, Mozambique Programme
This multi-year program responds to the needs for mid - long term recovery from cyclone Idai in Sofala province, addressing the sexual and reproductive thematic areas linked to family planning and maternal mortality such as demand, use, and availability & quality of data, and brings into consideration key intersections between gender, poverty, educational attainment, and one’s geographic location.
The intervention in four districts of... Sofala province (Beira, Dondo, Nhamatanda, and Buzi Districts) includes activities to generate demand and to support advocacy efforts at the community, secondary school level regarding the use of modern contraceptives. The project will also support community dialogues about access to sexual and reproductive health services and information sharing through the mobile brigade activities. In addition, in line with the national disaster plan, the project will also contribute to national health providers’ capacity to provide quality services through
● Health services providers' training activities (family planning, pre/antenatal care, abortion care, C/BEmONC) including on-job-training activity tailor training contents to response, readiness on natural disasters in the context of the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) with healthcare for GBV survivors.
● Procurement of maternity kits and one operation container to support the health facility readiness in essential and adequate service provision were severely affected by Cyclone Idai.
● Training of community health workers on family planning commodities provision together with the family planning information sharing including GBV referral service in general and in disaster situations.
● At the school level, adolescent girls and boys will be received information on the availability of sexual and reproductive health and GBV survivors care, awareness during emergencies throughout the school-based youth-friendly service provision and at Serviços Amigos dos Adolescentes (SAAJs.)

The UN Youth Volunteer will be located in the SRH Unit and will work under the overall guidance and supervision of the SRH Team Leader. The UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
1. Support implementation, management, monitoring and reporting of the UNFPA SRHR programmes with specific focus on the the KOICA funded project in the province of Sofala
● Support implementation including a budget, regular monitoring of project implementation, planning and reporting on SRH related program interventions and follow up with field colleagues as required;
● Assist the SRH Team Leader in donor reporting and other knowledge materials for visibility purposes;
● Support the SRH Team Leader on generate knowledge on SRHR and specifically on the triple nexus approach including seizing opportunities for the development and publication of articles and social media content;

2. Provide support to coordination, innovation and resource mobilization initiatives with focus on SRHRs
● Stay abreast of new data, developments, studies/research and innovations related to the SRHR interventions in the context of the northern region, supporting team leaders to take forward climate-sensitive and conflict-sensitive programming and feed into technical discussions, project and proposal developments as required;
● Work in an integrated way, across units and with field offices, in support of team leaders, to develop innovative concept notes and ideas, and support innovation initiatives as required;
● Support the consolidation, production of knowledge management products and visibility materials;

● Participate in and support resource mobilization efforts as requested including by providing inputs to donor reports, minute taking from donor meetings or other support to advance partnership discussions;
● Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.     

Adaptability and Flexibility
Commitment and Motivation
Judgement and Decision-making
Knowledge Sharing
Managing Performance
Planning and Organizing
Respect for Diversity
Working in Teams

or demonstrated interest in development or humanitarian work on SRHR.

Previous working experience in relation with sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), youth development and participation and/or human rights is a strong advantage.

Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.

● Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
● Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
● Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team, initiative, sound judgment and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with staff members from different national and cultural backgrounds;
● Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
● Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
● Ability to write and communicate clearly and concisely;
● Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
● Knowledge of the Southeast Africa Region is an asset.

Mozambique has a total population of about 29 million people and Maputo is its capital city. The city is very pleasant and offers a wide range of facilities. Mozambique is located on the southeast Coast of Africa. To the East is the Indian Ocean, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia is to the north, to the west Zimbabwe and South Africa and to the South, Swaziland and South Africa. The total area of Mozambique is 799 380 Km square from North to South. It is tropical hot and humid. The hottest and wettest months in Maputo Province are December to February, when the average daily minimum temperatures are around 22°c and the average daily highs of 30°c. The rain season is between October and April. Winters (June to August) are mild with the average daily temperature ranging from 13°c to 24°c. Communication and transport services are available at various costs. The housing is available but quite expensive, with a wide selection of apartments and houses for rent. Houses and apartments can be rented from US$ 700 to US$ 1,000 per month and meals at the restaurant cost between US$ 10 and US$ 15. Maputo city has several supermarkets that sell food, clothing, and household goods at reasonable prices. Prices of basic commodities and goods are not necessarily low and quality is often questionable, but you can easily buy all that you need to live in Maputo
Maputo Mozambique


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