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Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In Nepal and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection 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 invites applications from interested and eligible candidates (Nepali Citizens) 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) under Global Fund Program:

Bio-Medical Engineer

GRADE: 5
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Global Fund
LOCATION: National Public Health Laboratory, Teku
POST TYPE: Fixed term till March 15, 2018
CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Level 3 - The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
 
ROLE PURPOSE: 
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill 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 2-3 million populations and invested over 70 million US dollars in 2016 to reach more children than ever before, through programs in Health, Nutrition, Education, Protection and Child Rights and Governance, Livelihoods, HIV and AIDS, and Humanitarian crises.
 
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Operations Manager and guidance from NPHL Director and Director from NTC, NCASC and EDCD, the Bio-medical Engineer is responsible for smooth functioning of Bio-medical equipment under NPHL, NTC, NCASC and EDCD and providing on-site coaching and mentoring to operator of such bio-medical equipment in the field. Take necessary action for timely maintenance of equipment and provide other technical support/guidance related to procurement, operation and maintenance of Bio-medical equipment.
 
 
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
  • To represent Save the Children in Technical Working Group meetings at DoHS and Ministry of Health
  • To support Ministry of Health, NCASC, NPHL and LMD for the preparations of specifications for the procurement of heavy equipment such as viral load, CD4, CT scan, reagents etc and other items as requested by Ministry of Health.
  • To take full responsibility of heavy equipment like Viral load machine, CD4 Count machines, Deep Freezers (minus 80 freezer) etc throughout the country.
  • To make sure that all the medical devices are in full operational condition.
  • To monitor operation condition of devices like AC, refrigerator, computers, UPS systems and other electrical and electronic devices that have direct or indirect relation with medical devices and tests.
  • To carry out the maintenance of medical devices that could be planned preventive maintenance (PPM) or the repairs at times of breakdown.
  • To keep an up-to-date maintenance log of medical devices.
  • Calibration of medical devices. 
  • To co-ordinate with all the departments regarding the state of the devices.
  • To provide training to users (doctor, nurse, lab technician, lab technologist or other related persons) of the device regarding the proper use and handling, and preventive maintenance.
During the time of procurement:
  • Prepare the technical specification of the device being procured 
  • Evaluation of the bid documents when required.
  • Evaluation of the new machine at the time of commissioning.
  • Inspection after the installation of new devices.
Carry out the maintenance of devices mentioned in point number 2 up to our knowledge. Seek external help whenever required or call related second party whenever required.
Be a manager to the maintenance unit. 
  • Show the leadership, co-ordinate and direct the maintenance technicians as per the requirement.
  • Make a proper collection of maintenance kits, tools and other devices.
  • Provide the information regarding the status of equipment to the hospital management whenever required. 
  • Co-ordinate with the second party regarding the proper maintenance when there is Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC). 
  • To keep a proper collection of all the user manuals and the service/maintenance manuals of all the devices.
  • Stay in stand-by during the time of operation. 
  • Plan joint monitoring visits of selected sites with Save the Children program and regional teams and share the trip report with the team  
  • Ensure that all the delivery sites are supplied enough test kits, reagents, medicines, guideline, recording and reporting template/registers on time
  • Work closely with Save the Children technical team, logistic team and NCASC to ensure efficient and collaboratory system for HIV.  
  • Undertake any other assignments as requested by Director of NPHL, Director of NCASC and supervisor.
 
 
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (Our Values in Practice):
Accountability:
  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Ambition:
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.
Collaboration:
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Creativity:
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
 
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
 
Education: Master’s degree in Bio-medical Engineering
 
Work Experience: At least 3 years of experience in the relevant field
 
Skills:
  • Excellent oral and written (both Nepali & English) communication skills
  • Numeracy, and analytical ability
  • Action oriented individual with good planning and problem solving skills 
  • Well organized in work and documentation
  • Attention to details
  • IT skills
  • Interpersonal and coordination skills, and orientation towards teamwork 
  • Where necessary, physical ability to undertake heavy lifting and organizing duties within the store

 


Application closed.

 

Junior Procurement Supply Management (PSM) Officer

GRADE: 4

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Global Fund

LOCATION: National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC), Kathmandu

POST TYPE: Fixed term till March 15, 2018

CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

 

ROLE PURPOSE: 

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill 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 invested over 29 million US dollars in 2012 to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in Health, Nutrition, Education, Protection and Child Rights and Governance, Livelihood, HIV and AIDS, and Humanitarian crises.

Under the direct supervision of the SCM Coordinator, and under the guidance of the focal person of Logistic Unit of NCASC, the Junior PSM Officer will be responsible for storage of HIV commodities (which includes health products and related supplies) according to the standard storage guidelines and maintenance of quality, safety and security of stock. He/she will be responsible to receive and dispatch commodities, maintain stock registers/ records, update logistics database, and conduct routine physical verifications and reconciliation of all the commodities.

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Support for Customs Clearance and Receiving Commodities:

  • Provide support in preparing necessary documents and follow-up with the Ministry of Health, Department of Drug Administration and other relevant government agencies for import permission and exemption of Tax/VAT/import duties of HIV commodities.
  • Timely arrange storage space for receiving the commodities, so that the commodities can be stored following good storage practice.
  • Cross verify the quantities received against a final purchase order and report any discrepancies on time. Inspect the commodities and report any visible damages on time.

 

Quality Storage:

  • Ensure that the commodities are stored in accordance with the standard storage guidelines and maintain quality, safety and security of all stock. 
  • Ensure that the commodities are sorted and labelled properly, and arranged neatly for the implementation of FIFO or FEFO systems as necessary. 
  • Monitor storage conditions (temperature and humidity) of the warehouse including those of cold-chain store to ensure that the conditions are maintain as per the requirements given by manufacturers of the commodities. 
  • Supervise daily cleaning activities, and ensure that other cleaning schedules are followed, and necessary records are maintained
  • Carry out cycle counts and reconcile variations and maintain their documentations. 

 

Distribution of Commodities:

  • Prepare and manage bi-monthly supply/ distribution plans for proper and timely distribution of the commodities to service deliver points (SDP).
  • Package commodities for distribution properly so that there is no quality deterioration during their transportation until they are received at their destinations.
  • Prepare handover forms (hastantaran farams) for SDPs and collect and maintain corresponding receipts (dakhila pratibedan faram) from the SDPs.

 

Recording and Documentation:

  • Manage/maintain logistics files, assuring that all required documentation/approvals are kept properly for easy retrieval.
  • Timely record all transactions in the stock book end ensure the accuracy of the recordings.
  • Support Store Officer in the maintenance of online inventory management system. 
  • Support Supply Chain Management Officer in the compilation of consumption data, losses and adjustments, stock on hand and expiry dates for inventory analyses.

 

Quality Monitoring of Logistics:

  • Monitor stock status of commodities throughout the country and report to SCM coordinator in regular basis.
  • Ensure availability of all required forms and reports prescribed by the national guidelines for the LMIS at all SDPs/SRs level. 
  • Regularly inspect/monitor the central warehouse to ensure that the warehouse meets the quality as per the national guidelines/donor requirement and all equipment/systems are working properly.
  • Manage proper disposal procedures and documentation of expired/unusable HIV pharmaceuticals and health commodities.

 

Coordination/Collaboration/Networking:

  • Support logistics team to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual logistics reports. 
  • Support internal/external audit team for auditing of logistics/inventory system of NCASC. 
  • Liaise with NCASC and relevant stakeholders to ensure regular supply of appropriate drugs and kits in appropriate formulations and strength.
  • Support in facilitating Logistic Management Trainings regularly.

 

Supervision:

  • Supervise/support loaders/packers and other support staff in logistics management unit.
  • Undertake any other assignments as requested by supervisor.

 

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Education: Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Management or related Social Science(s)

Work experience: At least 1 year of experience in warehouse/store management of pharmaceutical and/or health products

 

Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written (both Nepali & English) communication skills
  • Numeracy, and analytical ability
  • Action oriented individual with good planning and problem solving skills 
  • Well organized in work and documentation
  • Attention to details
  • IT skills, particularly data management and spreadsheet 
  • Interpersonal and coordination skills, and orientation towards teamwork 
  • Where necessary, physical ability to undertake heavy lifting and organizing duties within the store
  • Ability to work safely and effectively with a minimum supervision and under high pressure.

*GSI group include Female, Dalit, Madhesi, People with Disabilities and other indigenous/minorities


Application closed.

 

The deadline to apply for the above position/s is 17:00 hrs, July 18, 2017.

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Applications without disclosure of age and marks/percentage for each level of degree from SLC/equivalent onwards shall be disqualified.

All candidates are expected to be proficient in written/spoken English and Nepali and be computer literate with a working knowledge of office applications. For the position(s) mentioned above, candidates are expected to have a smart personality, pleasant and cheerful nature with excellent interpersonal skill coupled with a desire to excel and having a positive attitude.


Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the further selection process(es).The organization reserve the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever. Canvassing at any stage of the processes shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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