Youth and Gender Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Copper Rose Zambia

Youth and Gender Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Copper Rose Zambia

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


Position Overview

Youth and Gender Officer (YGO), guided by FHN technical leads across all objectives, will work closely with provincial health office (PHO) colleagues to deliver FHN technical assistance (TA) in line with the project strategies contributing to medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF) and RMNCAH&N Continuum of Care (CoC) annual planning, support during implementation of activities, monitoring results and recommending adjustments in plans as needed.


  • Foster and establish productive working relationships with PHO staff.
  • Support PHO prepare for annual planning by reviewing facility and district performance to prioritize interventions.
  • Coordinate delivery of specialized TA from FHN technical experts at the provincial and district levels.
  • Contribute to the implementation of a youth engagement strategy on RMNCAH&N and other resources as required
  • Guide PHO to institutionalize strategic interventions including routine on-site mentorship, facility adolescent and youth health reviews, service quality assessments, performance assessments, and provincial and district-integrated meetings.
  • Coordinate closely with the PHOs and other implementing partners in the district to ensure appropriate and effective linkages between community-based and facility-based interventions.
  • Contribute to FHN annual work plan, annual Planning Cycle (MTEF) report, Sustainability Framework, annual progress reports, final activity report and other contract deliverables.
  • Conduct site and community visits to monitor MTEF and RMNCAH&N CoC program implementation and provide TA.
  • Support PHOs build a robust supervision system that transforms technical supportive supervision into problem-solving motivational visits.
  • Use standardized project management tools and techniques to define scope, budget activities, and schedule work and introduce project monitoring tools to monitor the scope, schedule, and cost of MOH during the year in developing MTEF and RMNCAH&N CoC plans.
  • Identify and document program successes, best practices, challenges and lessons learned.
  • Support MOH to manage changes during the implementation of RMNCAH&N CoC grants in line with grant requirements.
  • Submit routine reports for assigned districts in line with FHN reporting requirements including MTEF planning report.
  • Coordinate with Provincial TA Lead for FHN direct implementation of activities in assigned districts.


  • Degree in public health or related field with 3 to 5 years experience in public health, health administration, public administration, business administration, or related field.
  • Experience working on youth and adolescent health programming
  • Experience in Gender related programming and policy development
  • Strong communication and team-building skills
  • Effective teaching and coaching skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead efficient management processes and systems across a province-wide, decentralized program.
  • Proven leadership, strategic thinking, team-building skills, and representational skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the Zambian health system.
  • Previous experience working in Luapula, Muchinga, Southern, or Eastern Provinces.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

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