Options Consultancy seeks two Coverage and Quality (C&Q) Provincial Coordinators, to provide technical assistance (TA) under the C&Q Thematic Area to the sub-national governments and enable delivery against the Nepal Health Sector Support Programme 3 (NHSSP3) objectives.
The Coverage and Quality (C&Q) Provincial Coordinator will provide technical assistance (TA) under the C&Q Thematic Area to the sub-national governments. The objective of this post is to provide effective technical inputs to the Provincial Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) and Provincial Health Directorate (PHD) to enable them to deliver against the objectives of NHSP 3, especially as regards ensuring equitable access to quality health services, which leave no-one behind. Under the leadership of the C&Q Thematic Team Lead. the C&Q Provincial Coordinator will develop the framework for providing technical support under this thematic area at sub-national levels and oversee its technical delivery to ensure thematic priorities are met.
The key purpose of the C&Q Thematic Area is to ensure sustainable quality assurance and improvement processes are institutionalised at all levels with increased access to quality Basic Health Care Services (BHCS) and Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC), particularly among the poor and disadvantaged (and in remote areas).
The C&Q Provincial Coordinator has overall responsibility for providing strategic technical direction to this thematic area within the focal province and ensuring integration with the other thematic areas. S/he will also work closely with Leadership and Governance and Data for Decision Making colleagues to support MoSD policy, planning, budgeting and programmes to be evidence-based by proactively seeking opportunities to feed evidence and influence decisions. S/he will provide robust technical leadership on n Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health (SMNH) and Family Planning/ Sexual and Reproductive Health (FP/SRH) issues within the focal province, and support capacity enhancement to the MoSD and PHD, and relevant palika health offices as needed, to improve equitable access and the quality of health services.
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Closing date for applications: 21 January 2021
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).
You must have the right to work in Nepal