Save the Children believes every child deserves a future.ln Nepal and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life. the opportunity to learn and protect from harm. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis -transforming their lives and the future we share. Save the Children adheres to Safeguarding Policy, including its Child Safeguarding and Global Anti-harassment Policy, with high importance and commits rigorous procedure to ensure all our personnel and programs are safe for children candidates will be, therefore subject to strict background checks.
Save the Children invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates (Nepali Citizens only) who are reliable, accountable, have the ability to deliver results with the highest level of integrity and who value diversity for the following position(s).
Position: Project Coordinator -MPDSR, MCGL
Required No. (s): 2
Contract length: Fixed Term
Location: Based in Province 1 and 2.
Technical responsibilities (implementation and data management) (70%)
Coordinate and Implement activities according to the MPDSR National Steering Committee
Coordinate and facilitate processes to report MPDSR activities up to national level
Support to establish the MPDSR committee at provincial level and build their capacity on the guideline of MPDSR
Build capacity of managers and frontline health workers on MPDSR of selected facilities in the province
Conduct sensitization of key stakeholders (health and non-health) on the revised MPDSR Guidelines
Support the provincial MPDSR committee in monitoring the notification of maternal and perinatal death at hospitals and community
Conduct On-site support for review, cause assignment and response of maternal and perinatal deaths
Support hospitals to implement and follow up on action plans based on the review with the provision of some funds for innovative action plans
Conduct periodic review of deaths at district and provincial levels
Provide Capacity building and support for online reporting in MPDSR web-based system
Provide support to Manager and other team members to accomplish activities as outlined in the workplan and budget
Provide strong input for donor reporting, documentation and MnE
Provide evidence, learnings and case stories to be captured as part of MCGL broader plan
Managerial responsibilities (20%)
Support the Manager to prepare detailed implementation plan and budget (programmatic and financial) in line with the approved project documents
Support the Manager to oversee day-to-day operations and management of activities for each of the project components-ensuring coordination between the stakeholders
Maintain regular communication with MCGL manager for both the technical as well as operational aspects of the project
Maintain communication with line manager and other members of the project team
Ensure timely planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and documentation/reporting of the project activities
Additional responsibilities (10%)
Provide technical inputs on maternal health issues to the Health and Nutrition theme as per necessary and requirement
Represent research program at national and international level, as and when required
Support Health and Nutrition team for smooth operation and quality results as and when required
Update SC CO, H&N theme, government counterparts and EDPs about the project progress, challenges, way forward and sustainability approaches of the key achievements
Qualifications and experience
Master's degree in Public Health (MPH)
At least three years of progressive work experience in health projects in INGO/Bilateral/Multilateral agencies (2 years for GSI group).
Experience in new-born health will be an asset
Proactive and has ability to work independently
Sound computer skills on Microsoft office and another basic computer software
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, able to work in short deadlines with intense pressure
Proficiency in oral and writing technical and programmatic reports that document program directions and results
Experience in working on USG funded programs highly desirable
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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