Project Director

Helen Keller International
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-01-20 Deadline: 2020-01-30
  • Location : Nepal
  • Qualification Degree : Must have a minimum of master’s degree, preferably Ph.D. in an associated area
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Helen Keller International (HKI)/Nepal, an International non-profit organization (INGO) that works to improve the sight and lives of the vulnerable by combatting the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition through public health approaches, building the capacity of organizations, and contributing to policy changes through systems strengthening and operations research. Nutrition is HKI/Nepal’s current largest portfolio.

Assessment and Research on Child Feeding (ARCH)3 project, funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to improve infant and young child feeding policies, guidelines, and practices through the generation of country-specific evidence and technical expertise. HKI/ARCH is currently seeking for an application from qualified, experienced and self- motivated Nepali citizen for the following Kathmandu based position:

Summary of Job purpose:

The position will be responsible to lead the ARCH 3 project and undertake research and focused consultations to generate data useful for policy and decision-making processes, communicate the information to stakeholders for promoting and protecting optimal breastfeeding practices according to the recommendations of WHO and UNICEF.

Overall Responsibilities: 

Ensuring quality is a primary objective of HKI’s programming and monitoring and evaluation oversight is a requirement of all coordinators and managers and above to achieve the best outcomes possible.

The position is responsible for ensuring HKI’s best practices are upheld, including adherence to the code of conduct, policies and procedures, financial accountability and making sure official matters are kept confidential. 

Educational qualifications and experiences

  • Must have a minimum of master’s degree, preferably Ph.D. in an associated area with a minimum of 10 years’ professional work experience in similar organizations.

To apply: For detailed Job Description, log on to To apply submit a cover letter, updated CV and relevant references to  by January 30, 2020 COB.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the selection process. HKI reserves the right to close the application before the deadline if sufficient number of applications have been received and to extend the deadline if needed.

Helen Keller International promotes workforce diversity and is an equal opportunity employer

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Organization Summary

Founded in 1915, Helen Keller International is dedicated to saving the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition.

We currently have more than 180 programs in 21 African and Asian countries.

Part of this work is focused on preventing blindness and vision loss for millions of vulnerable people through cataract surgery, vision correction, vitamin A supplementation, screening and treatment for diabetic retinopathy, and distribution of treatments and cures for neglected tropical diseases.

We also work to reduce malnutrition by promoting solutions aimed at improving nutrition practices for millions of families. These include vitamin A supplementation, maternal and child nutrition education, fortification of staple foods with essential nutrients, globally recognized family-led agricultural programs, and community based management of acute malnutrition.

Helen Keller International also reaches tens of thousands of under-served youth in the United States each year through ChildSight®. This unique program provides free vision screenings and prescription eyeglasses to students living in poverty in California, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio.

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