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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):

Current vacancy :

Project Coordinator-FP FACT

GRADE: 6
TEAM/PROGRAM: POD/Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS
LOCATION: Nuwakot
TYPE OF CONTRACT: June 30, 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:
 
The Project Coordinator - FP FACT will be responsible for planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of Fertility Awareness for Community Transformation (FACT) project activities of district level. S/he will provide technical support to Project Officers and project platforms (the groups through which the intervention will be developed) and district stakeholders and ensure the project is well managed in the district as well. S/he will lead of Social and Behavior Change (SBC) initiative in the district under this project to be implemented for use across SC’s existing platforms. S/he will make necessary coordination at district and regional government counterparts, related stakeholders, SCI staff and project platforms for smooth operation of the project activities for quality deliverables.
 
 
Main Role/Responsibilities/Duties:
 
Planning, Implementation and Tracking
  • Develop detailed implementation plan (DIP) and phased budget of district on annual basis for proper implementation and budget utilization on time manner.
  • Prepare work plan of the whole project period at the district in consultation/coordination with respective DP/HO and other stakeholders
  • Support to prepare project guideline, minimum standards and other required documents for the project management
  • Make proper implementation of project activities and budget utilization as per DIP and phased budget
  • Prepare monthly project tracking report and take corrective actions in case of more than 10% deviation
 
SBC Initiatives
  • Support to implement SBC activities in the platforms identified
  • Take lead in the implementation and monitoring of SBC initiatives under this project in the district
  • Facilitate the mobilization of existing platforms of Save the Children for SBC activities
 
Research, Monitoring and Technical Support
  • Support the research component of the project in collaboration with different stakeholders, this will include helping to organize/ identify participants for research.
  • Implement the overall monitoring and Evaluation Plan of the project at district level
  • Conduct regular monitoring of the project activities and report to line manager regularly
  • Provide technical support and line manage to project staff of district offices and other thematic staffs for mainstreaming the SBC and materials of the project into the selected platforms
  • Provide technical support for field level activities - observation, finding gaps and feedback (reflection) and facilitate technical support for government counterparts and Project Officers
 
Documentation and Reporting
  • Regularly update the platform of Save the Children’s projects where the intervention is implemented
  • Prepare project reports related to district as per donor and member requirement on time with input from project staff
  • Support project in the documentation of project process, learning and results including case studies
 
Coordination and Representation
  • Establish and maintain functional coordination with regional and district level government counterparts like District Public/Health Office, District Reproductive Health Coordination Committee (RHCC) and other stakeholders for smooth operation of the project activities at district level
  • Represent Save the Children in relevant forums, including meetings, conferences and other events at district and regional level to Family Planning and Reproductive Health
  • Coordinate project work with selected platforms into which activities will be integrated
  • Work with platform coordinators to support interaction with IRH research teams as required for formative research, baseline and end line evaluations
 
Occasional Significant Duties
  • Contributes to the process of developing plans, compiling reports and documentation.
  • Ensure periodic evaluations of related programs.
 
Role Dimensions:
The key purpose of this position is for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of FACT project activities of the district. S/he will establish and strengthen good coordination with government counterpart and other stakeholders in the community, district and region and responsible for effective and efficient execution of project activities. S/he will also ensure the timely implementation of planned activities at local level and prepare periodic reports and documents.
 
 
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
  • Supporting Save the Children’s dual mandate of development programs as well as being the leader in emergency preparedness and response for children.

 

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (SCI Values in Practice)
 
Accountability:
  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling 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 him/herself and her team, takes responsibility for his/her own personal development and encourages their team to do the same.
  • Widely shares her/his personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
 
Collaboration:
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with team, colleagues, Members and external counter 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; demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

 

QUALIFICATION:
 
Education: Masters’ in Health (preferably in Public Health) related disciplines or Management or related Social Sciences
 
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
 
Experience similar or related field (In Yrs):
  • At least 3 years’ experience on public health program (family planning/reproductive health) including SBC and (2 years for GSI group*)
  • Experience on different dimensions of family planning and reproductive health would be an asset.

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

 

Skills:
  • Strong written and spoken skills in English
  • Higher degree of taking initiatives and has ability to work independently.
  • Sound computer skills on word processing, power-point, and other 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
  • Has ability to adopt innovation in the program.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and coordination skills
 
ATTRIBUTES
  • Reliable, trust worthy and committed
 
ESSENTIAL
  • Report Writing
  • Analytical Skill
  • Program development
  • Representation and negotiation
  • Resource mobilization
  • Facilitation, M&E
 
DESIRABLE
  • Analytical skill, collaboration and cooperation
  • Monitoring and evaluation

 


Application closed.

 

The deadline to apply for the above position/s is 17:00 hrs, July 19, 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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