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 -SSNB, QoC, MCGL
Required No. (s): 1
Contract length: Fixed Term
Location: Based in Family Welfare Division, Teku
Technical responsibilities (data management) (60%)
Coordinate with Family Welfare division (FWD) on Small and Sick Newborn initiative to take MCGL activities forward
Coordinate with FWD and other relevant line agencies for consultation and technical meetings
Support MCGL Manager to review the WHO SSNB standards, identify gaps in the current implementation
Identify the existing gaps in implementation of the SSNB standards and prioritize in addressing the gaps
Coordinate in conducting the formative assessment which will be done to understand health providers’ perspective on existing practices, barriers and enablers in providing feeding support for SSNBs
Support to implement the selected WHO SSNB standards in selected hospitals.
Coordinate with Family Welfare Division to implement the SSNB standards
Support MCGL manager to conduct orientation of key stakeholders on the WHO SSNB standards
Coordinate with Family Health Division for consultation on new born issues
Provide support to Manager and other team members to accomplish activities as outlined in the workplan and budget
Provide inputs on donor reporting, documentation and M&E data management
Facilitate processes with SSBH, MoHP and FWD to move the work of Quality of Care forward
Support the team members to manage collaboration, learning and adaptation methodologies and defining and documenting the learning agenda for Save the Children
Managerial responsibilities (25%)
Provide administrative support to manager on all MCGL program related activities including any procurement requests
In consultation with the MCGL Manager, prepare detailed implementation plan for the newborn component in the project 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 Sr. Coordinator for both the technical as well as operational aspects of the project
Maintain communication with line manager, project team and Family Welfare Division
Ensure timely planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and documentation/reporting of the project activities
Provide support to track and monitor the financial expenditure regularly and ensure adequate burn rate of the project funds with support from finance department and awards team
Additional responsibilities (15%)
Provide technical inputs in ongoing surveys, operational research under 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 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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