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Vacancy Announcement for Health Advisor (Cross-Sector coordination, Env. Health and SHDs)
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Health Advisor (Cross-Sector coordination, Env. Health and SHDs)

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  • Post Date : July 9, 2024
  • Apply Before : July 22, 2024
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  • Job ID 97830
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH invites applications from suitable and qualified individuals for Support to Health Sector Strategy II (S2HSS II).

GIZ is supporting the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) to implement the Nepal health sector strategic plan through S2HSS II. The overall goal of S2HSS II is to strengthen the capacities of the institutions responsible for social health protection and healthcare provision of the population.

S2HSS II covers three major areas of work in Nepal:

  1. The institutional capacities to guarantee the financial sustainability of the national health insurance scheme run by HIB are enhanced.
  2. Municipal evidence-based health sector management has been improved with the collaboration of representatives of vulnerable women and marginalized groups.
  3. The institutional capacities of state actors to network digital information systems within the health service have been enhanced.

Position: Health Advisor (Cross-Sector coordination, Env. Health and Social Health Determinants) – Health System Governance and Management/ OP 2 of S2HSS-II reporting to the component leader for decentralized governance in the health sector in S2HSS-II
Duty Station: Dhangadhi (with frequent visit to partner municipalities in Sudur Pashchim)


The position holder will support the effective implementation of Output 2 on Health System Governance and Management. The aim of this assignment is to advise and facilitate provincial health directorate, ministry of social development, partner municipaities and relevant stakeholders at sub-national level, Sudur Pashchim on their capacity development needs in the areas of health system strengthening focusing strategic objective:1 of NHS-S_2023 – 2030 and GESI Strategy for Health 2023 focusing environmental health, social determinants of health and climate resilient health system.

The position holder is responsible for:

  • Support the designing and planning and then coordinate and manage the implementation of project related activities at sub-national level in thematic area “Health System Governance and Management (HSGM)” focusing on strategic objective:2 of NHS-SP 2023 -2030.
  • Provide technical advice to provincial ministries and partner municipalities focusing on cross-sectoral coordination, Environmental Health, Healthcare Waste Management and social health determinants.
  • Liaison with relevant divisions and departments of Provincial MoH and municipal health units related to Policy Planning and Monitoring of health determinants, Environmental Health and climate resilient health system, Gender Transformative Actions.
  • Contribute to knowledge management and represent S2HSS and GESI in relevant partnership forums and networks

Where appropriate and reasonable, the position holder is willing to perform tasks outside the scope of the job description


  • Master’s degree or advance degree in Public Health, Health Science, or similar relevant course from a recognized university
  • At least 7 years professional experience in a comparable position working at sub-national level in a position as technical advisor or similar working with government officials and very good knowledge of integrated approaches and cross-sectoral coordination in health sector, social determinants in health and climate resilient health system strengthening in context of Nepal.
  • Demonstrated previous experience of Local governance working with GoN authorities at sub-national level in field of environmental health, integrated HCWM, WASH in HCF, cross project cooperation.
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing diverse stakeholders and promoting consensus
  • Experience working with international development partners and local I/NGOs/CBOs.
  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Fluent written and oral knowledge of the English and Nepali language
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.

The salary and social benefits will correspond to the GIZ rule applicable to national staff. Especially women and candidates from minority groups preferably belongs to Sudur Pashchim or Lumbini Province are highly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are requested to send a complete application including CV with two referees to the S2HSS II Project via email to s2hss@giz.de by 22 July 2024. Only applications sent by email will be accepted. Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for “Ref. Nr. 24015: “Health Advisor HSGM (Cross-Sector coordination, Env. Health and Wider Health Determinants) _DHN”.

Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

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