Job Description: Contract-1-year Term
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is one of Canada’s oldest national specialty organizations. Established in 1944, the Society’s mission is to promote excellence in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology and to advance the health of women through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and education.
The SOGC has over 3,900 members, comprised of obstetricians, gynaecologists, family physicians, nurses, midwives, and allied health professionals working in the field of sexual reproductive health.
The SOGC’s Global Health Program is working to improve women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights at home and around the world, by addressing health inequities and promoting timely access to quality, culturally-safe care.
The Global Health Program focuses on the following areas:
• Upgrading the skills of health care workers in emergency obstetrical care, family planning and gender based violence in a reproductive rights framework;
• Development and adaptation of clinical practice guidelines and tools;
• Quality assurance tools and support mechanisms;
• Needs assessments and mapping exercises;
• Development and implementation of program monitoring and evaluation;
• Organizational capacity building of professional associations;
• Facilitating delivery of respectful maternity/reproductive care; and
• Advocacy and public education related to women’s reproductive health and rights.
The SOGC has experience leading and partnering in global health initiatives in countries around the world, most recently in Tanzania, Burundi, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The SOGC is currently recruiting a technical advisor in sexual and reproductive health to assist with the implementation of an upcoming global health project related to sexual and reproductive health in a French speaking country. This 1-year term position is specifically designed to assist with the development of the project’s implementation plan (PIP) and to lead (the modification and/or development of tools which will be used to improve quality of sexual and reproductive health services during the project.
The Technical Advisor will work in close collaboration with the Project’s Manager and other members of the SOGC’s Global Health Program, the Chief Financial Officer, administrative assistant and other partners. His her tasks will include:
The Technical Advisor must be a medical or allied health professional, with experience in evaluation, training and support supervision tools in the global health context.
but not limited to the following:
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE and KEY SKILLS
ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Ability to work evenings, weekends / overtime as needed
The SOGC is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age or disability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Should you be interested, please send your cover letter and resume to the attention of Liette Perron ([email protected]) by Friday, May 7, 2021. Please clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position in your application.
April 19, 2021
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