Project Manager – HTNYP – Save the Children

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Project Manager – HTNYP – Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners from civil societies and government, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We reached approximately two million populations and invests over 40 million US dollars annually to reach more children than ever before, through programs in Health, Nutrition, Education, Protection and Child Rights and Governance, Livelihood, HIV and AIDS, and Humanitarian crises.

The Healthy Transitions for Nepali Youth is a project which will be implemented in Province 6. The overall outcome of Healthy Transitions is to improve the Reproductive, Maternal and New-born Health (RMNH) and well-being of young women (aged 15-24) throughout their transition to marriage and parenthood in four districts of Nepal. Save the Children will accomplish this through the achievement of four objectives over a three-year period in four districts in Nepal:

  • Young women have improved knowledge and capabilities to delay and space pregnancies, care for themselves and their new-born during pregnancy and after childbirth, and participate in household financial management within three years.
  • Husbands of young women have more gender-equitable attitudes and support RMNH care-seeking behaviours among young women within three years.
  • Families and community members are supportive of more equitable household gender norms and of RMNH care-seeking behaviours among young women within three years.
  • High-quality RMNH services are available and responsive to the needs of youth within three years.

The Project Manager – Healthy Transitions for Nepali Youth Program (HTNYP) will be responsible for providing strategic, technical and managerial leadership for the project. This position will ensure integration of programs and multiple partnership (Government and PNGOs) under Mid & far west program area. This position is responsible for project level strategic, technical and managerial leadership for the implementation of the project activities, in close coordination with the Associate Director-Field program operations, thematic staff and various departments (including Finance, Logistic and MEAL) in the field office. The incumbent will be responsible for overall planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the Healthy Transitions project and ensure a high quality and results oriented program that includes innovations development and application of strong monitoring systems at all levels. The Manager will be responsible to ensure high quality implementation by local partners. In addition, the Manager will be responsible to submit high quality program plan, progress reports as well as quality review reports and associated action plans to SC member and other stakeholders as required. The position requires ensuring compliance on project management at various stages of implementation as guided by the donor policy and as advised by Save the Children counterpart. 

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S/He will be the contact person with SC member/ donor Desk in consultation with Award department at CO. S/he will also extend support and work closely with all stakeholders including provincial government, palika officials of project area, backstopping support to SC staff and partners on monitoring and MEAL action response including evaluations and associated action plan. Partnership management for the Healthy Transitions Project funded project is one of the key role for this position.

Project Manager – HTNYP – Save the Children

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