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 provide technical support for laboratory work, especially to support in PCR test in the provincial health directorate within the province including district. Similarly, RP will support in contact tracing, recording and reporting activities, quarantine, and community engagement to prevent transmission of COVID 19.
Educational qualifications and experiences:
Bachelor/ Master degree in laboratory science, with experience (operational competency for PCR machine) in the laboratory field for at least two years. Preference will be given to local persons.
Tor for Resource persons: Microbiologist/ Pathologist
For detailed Job Description, log on to www.hki.org.np. To apply submit a cover letter, updated CV and relevant references to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.