VACANCY ANNOUCEMENT CONSULTANT – Growth Monitoring and Promotion (GMP)

In Vacancy by Pravin Poudel

Helen Keller International is an International non-profit organization (INGO) working in health and nutrition in Nepal since 1989 to improve the nutritional status of women and young children through evidence-based research and programs. Helen Keller International, CARE, FHI 360, Nepali Technical Assistance Group (NTAG), Digital Broadcast Initiative Equal Access (DBIEA), Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO), Vijaya Development Resource Center (VDRC) together are implementing USAID funded Suaahara II Program in 42 districts. Applications are invited from interested, committed, dynamic team players and experienced Nepali nationals for the following position:

Consultant (40 working days over the period of three months)

Summary of Job Purpose:  This position will be responsible to conduct desk review of relevant documents, reports, and articles nationally and globally on the Growth Monitoring and Promotion (GMP) program; conduct consultative meetings with Nutrition Section/FWD, partners and relevant stakeholders to develop the guideline; conduct field testing and feedbacks collection at selected health facilities.; draft and finalize the GMP guideline in coordination with Nutrition Section, FWD and Suaahara II; develop the field-testing approach and tools in coordination with Suaahara II nutrition, health and M&E teams and Nutrition Section, FWD; submit the final version of the GMP guideline to SPII and Nutrition Section, FWD.

Educational qualifications and experiences:  Master’s degree in public health; at least 10 years work experience in National Nutrition Program; preferred prior experience in developing national-level strategies guidelines, protocols particularly nutrition programs; ability to demonstrate a working relationship with the government and partners in the nutrition sector; good understanding of the national nutrition program and health system; proficient writing skills in Nepali;

To apply:

To apply, submit a motivation letter and a recently updated CV to by COB September 28, 2021.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the assessment process. HKI reserves the right to close the application before the deadline.


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