Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners from civil societies and government, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We reached approximately two million populations and invests over 40 million US dollars annually to reach more children than ever before, through programs in Health, Nutrition, Education, Protection and Child Rights and Governance, Livelihood, HIV and AIDS, and Humanitarian crises.
The Program Coordinator-MNCHN is overall responsible for management of planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of MNCHN activities in Mahottari district of Nepal. The position holder will work in close collaboration with Municipalities/Palikas health units, Government Health Offices (HO) and Health Facilities (HFs), Provincial Health Directorate, Provincial Ministry of Social Development for effective and timely planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of MNCHN activities. In addition, s/he will work as a budget holder for the MNCHN program and manage logistics, finance and human resources under the program in Mahottari.
S/he will represent the program at provincial and district level forums, meetings and consultations on policy and technical issues as per program requirements. S/he will work with close technical and programmatic support from health and nutrition team of Eastern Field Office. S/he will ensure the effective quality program delivery and regular monitoring of program related activities and coordinate with relevant stakeholders for sharing of lessons learnt for consistent uptake by other stakeholders. Furthermore, s/he works in close coordination with other programs and team in the district.
Position: Program Coordinator- MNCHN
Required No. (s): 1
Contract length: Fixed Term
Location: Based in Mahottari, under Eastern Field Office (EFO)
Ensuring Quality of Programs / Projects
Project Design and Implementation
Project Review and Monitoring
Capacity development of Save the Children, partners and stakeholders
Partnership management and Project Compliance
Coordination, Collaboration and Networking
Humanitarian and emergency response:
Qualifications and experience
Master’s in Nursing or Bachelor’s in Nursing with MPH
At least 3 years in leading and managing MNCHN program Skills
Program management skills
Has ability to adopt innovation in the program
Higher degree of taking initiatives and has ability to work independently
Sound computer skills on word processing, power-point, Excel and basic computer software
Data analysis skills using statistical software will be an added value
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, able to work in short deadlines with intense pressure
Proficiency in writing technical and programmatic reports that document program directions and results
Strong interpersonal communication and coordination skills
Ability to prepare reports and documents in English and Nepali and perform communication with visitors in good manner
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
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Closing date: 10 Jun 2021 - 23:59 +0545
Location: Mahottari, Nepal
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract