Suaahara II five-year (SII, 2016-2021) funded by USAID Nepal Integrated Nutrition Program aims to improve the nutritional status of women, disadvantaged groups and children in 389 municipalities of 42 districts of Nepal through a multi-sector partnership with the Government of Nepal (GoN) at all levels, relevant UN agencies, private sectors and other USAID -funded initiatives. Helen Keller International (HKI) serves as the prime and lead organization for SII and partners with six consortium organizations to implement the program (CARE, FHI360, Digital Broadcast Initiative Equal Access (DBI EA), Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO), Nepali Technical Assistance Group (NTAG), Vijaya Development Resource Center (VDRC)).
Helen Keller International is implementing a supplemental program (SP) for community engagement and risk communication to prevent transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19 in 42 districts of Nepal.
Resource Persons (RPs) will be responsible to liaise and coordinate with provincial governments in the prevention of the transmission of COVID-19; The RPs will provide overall technical support to prevent transmission of the COVID -19 at the provincial as well as district and local level. S/he will also coordinate with Suaahara II district offices and provide technical support to the district and municipal governments where required. S/he will also carry out community engagement, contract tracing, counseling, recording, and reporting to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 disease.
Educational qualifications and experiences:
Bachelors’ degree in public health (BPH) / bachelor’s in nursing, (BN) / BSc nursing with an experience of working in the clinical field for at least two years. Preference will be given to local candidates.
Tor for Resource persons (BPH, BN, BSc nursing)
For detailed Job Description, log on to www.hki.org.np. To apply submit a cover letter, updated CV, and relevant references to email@example.com by COB June 9, 2020.
This position is a short-term with a possibility of extension depending upon performance and availability of funds.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview process. HKI reserves the right to close the application before the deadline.
Helen Keller International promotes workforce diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.