District Program Coordinator (DPC)

RTI International
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-07-01 Deadline: 2016-07-17
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Masters Degree in public health, policy, rural/community development or related field
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Responsibilities of DPC:

  • Works closely with the District Development Committee (DDC), District /Public Health Office (D/PHO), Village Development Committee (VDC) and Health Facility Operations and Management Committee (HFOMC) and other stakeholders in the district to implement H4L's capacity building and health systems strengthening technical assistance;
  • Provides technical assistance to D/PHO routinely to implement joint district work plan focusing on high-priority VDCs to reduce disparities of access and use of health services;
  • Support systems strengthening familly planning, reproductive, maternal, child newborn health and nutrition (FP/RH/MNCHN) activities, including recording and reporting especially in high priority VDCs.
  • Builds the capacity of district and VDC government and other stakeholders in the district regarding health governance and planning and budgeting activities with proper coordination and collaboration;
  • Supports H4L implemented assessments and studies;
  • Supports D/PHO and Health Facility In-Charge in improving recording, reporting, analysis and use of HMIS, and other relevant data for effective program management
  • Supports the implementation and dissemination of gender equity and social inclusion (GESI) sensitive programs, activities, messages, and materials in the district for H4L supported activities;
  • Builds the capacity of health workers and FCHVs in the district to address missed opportunities during service delivery;
  • Provides technical assistance to draft district communications plans following NHEICC guidelines;
  • Works closely with H4L senior advisors and specialists, and partners to use technology (mobile- and tablet-based outreach, text messaging, self-generated reminders, etc.) for selected activities in H4L districts
  • Provides day-to-day supervision of, and works collaboratively with, the district-level H4L Community Health Quality Improvement Officer;
  • Prepares periodic District Program Reports and submits to Regional Manager;
  • Carries out other activities as assigned by the supervisor;
  • Reports to Regional Manager based in Nepalgunj.

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Masters Degree in public health, policy, rural/community development or related field and at least 3 years of experience (or a Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of experience) in Nepal;
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of community-based programs (experience in health programs, especially those focused on increasing access to and use of health services, promoting evidence-based best practices or improving the quality of health interventions that reduce morbidity and mortality of mothers, infants, and children, preferred);
  • Extensive field experience in targeted districts and solid understanding of the realities and complexities of working in hard-to-reach villages with marginalized and disadvantaged groups, and integrating crosscutting GESI strategies;
  • Demonstrated success in providing hands-on capacity building and technical assistance to partners and stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships with government counterparts, local organizations, and other program and partners;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Nepali and English;


Apply Instructions

To Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume with contact information to Operations Manager, Health for Life
(H4L), P.0. Box: 3172, Lalitpur, Nepal or email: marora@np-h4l.rti.org with "District Program Coordinator (DPC)" in the subject line with the mention of preferred
district. Deadline is 17 July 2016; however, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Telephone inquiry will not be entertained.

Female and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded groups are highly encouraged to apply.

This Job is expired. The Company is no longer accepting applications for this position.

Organization Summary

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

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