Family Planning Advisor

RTI International
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-11-16 Deadline: 2016-11-23
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelors/Master degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

RTI International is seeking "Family Planning Advisor" candidates for the USAID­Health for Life (H4L) Project. Health for Life (H4L) is a five-year (2012-2017) project financed by USAID and working primarily in coordination with the Government of Nepal's Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP). As a result, H4L has a significant national presence to support the testing and roll-out of national-level policies, guidelines and programs. In addition to the national focus, the Project covers 12 districts in the Mid-Western Development Region; 3 in the Western; one each in the Eastern, Central and Far-Western Regions; and in 10 (Dolakha, Dhading, Gorkha, Kavre, Makwanpur, Nuwakot, Ramechhap, Rasuwa, Sindhuli and Sindhupalchowk) most earthquake affected districts to strengthen district and village health systems and help identify and implement best practices. H4L collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders, including academic and research institutions, training centers, media partners and civil society.

The primary goal of H4L is to strengthen the Government of Nepal's capacity to plan, manage and deliver high-quality and equitable family planning, maternal, newborn, and child health services. H4L activities directly address key health system constraints in the following areas: local health systems governance, data for decision making and evidence-based policy development, human resources management, quality improvement systems, and knowledge and behavior change. This position is based in Kathmandu, Nepal.


  • Participate in Family Planning Sub Committee (FPSC) meetings and other FP-related meetings
  • Contribute to development of FP guidelines or protocols
  • Support FHD in development of PPFP guideline
  • Strengthening QI improvement process in all FP training sites (NHTC training sites)
  • Coordinate with NHTC, FHD and FP training sites for FP training particularly in H4L districts
  • Provide technical assistance for NSV and IUCD self-paced training and LAFP coaching
  • Provide Technical Assistance to strategically direct national FCHV program

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master in public health, medicine, nursing or related field with 6 years of experience or Bachelor with 10 years of experience in developing technical tools and approaches in FP and experience with different service delivery models and FP approaches
  • Knowledge of technical guidelines, best practices, and innovations in FP and program approaches designed for rural disadvantaged and hard-to-reach populations.
  • Demonstrated success in providing hands-on capacity building and technical assistance to health care providers and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships with USAID, government counterparts at all levels, local organizations, and other program and partners
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Nepali and English

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: with 'Family Planning Advisor' in the subject line. Deadline is 23 November 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 encouraged to apply

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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.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location -
Organization Size 1-10
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