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Vacancy Announcement for Field Manager 

by Public Health Update

Green Tara Nepal, a non-political, non-profit making non-governmental organization, established in 2007, has been working in the field of maternal and child health. It works in research, publications, advocacy, training and social mobilization in a holistic community development approach. Green Tara Nepal aims to bridge the gap between rural and urban, rich and poor and men and women in accessing services and improving healthy behaviors through community development and health promotion approach.

Karuna Deutschland, in partnership with Green Tara Nepal, is implementing a three-year’s Maternal and Neonatal Health Promotion Project in Bajura (Bajura-MNHP). The project aims to improve health and wellbeing of women, children and adolescent girls in Chhededaha Rural Municipality of BajuraDistrict, Nepal. The project targets to increase women’s access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) including family planning through service quality improvements and health promotion. The project expects to increase equitable access to SRH by mobilising local health resources and volunteers to conduct health promotion.

We are looking an experienced and highly qualified Nepali candidate for the Field Manager. Candidates with proven skills of meeting the requirements and dedicated to work in NGO are encouraged to apply for this position:

1. Position: Field Manager 

Required number:  1

Duty station: KhaptadChhededa Rural municipality (Field Office) of Bajura district Sudur Paschim province with frequent travel to programme districts/wards

Required Qualifications/Competencies: 

  • Bachelor in Public Health, Nursing or related field (Master Degree preferred) 
  • At least 3 years working experiences in district/local level 
  • Experienced in programme implementation, human resource and financial management, coordination with funders and local stakeholders 
  • Committed to work in a rural Nepal in time-bound activities

Major Responsibilities 

Programme planning and implementation 

  • Planning, developing and implementing of activities at the districts. 
  • Lead to implement the programmatic decisions. 
  • Manage and maintain effective coordination and collaboration with local stakeholders for smooth running of the project; and to ensure project activities are well understood and accepted at local level.

b) Recording and reporting 

  • Keep up-to-date record (detail information of all the stakeholders at the local level). 
  • Promote the visibility of the programme, through service events, displays and exhibitions, media, reports, case stories and publications in collaboration with the Project Manager. 
  • Timely report the routine program performance (quarterly and annual reports) following the defined templates.

c) Coordination and advocacy 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the programme area including District Coordination Committee, Health Office, Education Office, rural municipalities, municipalities, the target community, government health facilities, Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs), local NGO/CBOs.

d) Training/teaching 

  • Organising training, review meetings and capacity building activities in the communities (health workers, FCHVs and health mother group members)

e) Administrative/ financial 

  • Work as a supervisor of all district-based staff. 
  • Financial control at the district level. Submit financial and administrative documents as requested and required by central office.

Other Attributes:

Excellent quality of work and commitment to high standards, strong communication skills, team building and willingness and motivated for good service delivery with strong networking and interpersonal skills and comfortable to work under stress and pressures. 

Selected candidates must adherence to GTN policies and procedures, protocols, code of conduct with special attention to Child Protection Policies and Do No Harm approach including funding agency’s policies, guidelines and agreements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates meeting above-mentioned criteria are requested to send their updated CV along with a cover letter specifying your eligibility for this position to [email protected] no later than 4 February 2022 before 17:00 hrs. Please mention the applied position in the subject line. 

GTN is an equal opportunities employer. Competent candidates from disadvantaged groups, Dalit, Janajati and inhabitants of the project districts will be given priority.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the further selection process. 

No telephone inquiries will be entertained and any inappropriate recommendation will automatically disqualify the candidate from further processing. GTN reserves the right to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.

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