Field Coordinator- The Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR)

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Field Coordinator- The Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR)

The Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR) is a professional organisation working in leprosy and disabilities. Annually more than 200,000 new cases are detected, amongst which over 3,000 in Nepal. 

The organization is active in 9 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America with a budget of € 10 million. NLR Nepal has been established in the year1977. Its annual budget is around € 425,000 and it is active in 27 districts (all 14 in province no 1, Saptari, Siraha and Parsa in province no 2, Gorkha in province no 4 and all 9 in province no 7).

The main partner for leprosy control is the Ministry of Health of Nepal. In provinces and district level NLR Nepal works closely together with Disabled Persons Organisations (DPOs) and h other important stakeholders such as local governments, health institutions, universities and hospitals. 

The NLR Nepal team consists of 17 staff. NLR provides technical support, on the job training, and coaching to health workers, local NGOs and DPOs.

Responsible to: Deputy Director – Technical
Responsible for: Boundary partners / focal person through functional relationship
Location: Dhangadhi Field Office, Kailali, Dhangadhi

Job Description 

Job summary: Responsible for the implementation and completion of the field based projects, directly or
indirectly, including priority setting between activities, in order to achieve the result anticipated by NLR in
line with outcome mapping approach.

Support and facilitate to Government especially the municipalities and boundary partners integrated leprosy and Disability in disability related activities to deal with all contextual factors of disability.

Roles and Responsibilities

Planning

  • Participate in developing and implementing annual plan and budget with Municipalities and
    boundary partners and to achieve the successful outcome of the program.
  • Develop an annual operating plan in person to support the program outcome
  • Develop annual calendar of operation.

Coordination and Liaison

  • Arrange an effective coordination mechanism with Government particularly Regional Health
    Director and D/PHOs, among different boundary partners and strategic partners.
  • Liaise with program and project stakeholders on an ongoing basis especially with District Women
    and Children office and NFDN Regional chapter.
  • Where required, coordinate and communicate with communities organisations to implement the
    activities through our boundary partners.
  • Good coordination and communication with DPOs.
  • Represent NLR is various regional and districts level forums

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Support in developing a monitoring and evaluation framework for disability related activities in
    line with the Outcome Mapping model to ensure their objectives are achieved.
  • Collection, compilation, analysis, interpretation of disability data received from boundary partners
    and Government and use them for monitoring
  • Participate in the review the process and outcome of quarterly, half yearly and annual performance reviews.

Recording and Reporting

  • Ensure annual and other periodic project reports are prepared and well documented.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals and presentations.
  • Strengthen documentation system in field programs

Training and Facilitation

  • Support and lead if required in the disability related topics including Global and national policy in
    the field.
  • Facilitate in regional, district and VDCs based trainings
  • Give on the spot training wherever requires

Others

  • Act and involve on NLR “OVMV” project till required.
  • Support in office management whenever required in consultation with CO Admin and Finance
    Officer
  • Assist on designing & implementation of different research & studies at local level
  • Promotion & enhancement of team building approach for fruitful impact of the project activities
  • Properly handle the conflict situations and create better coordination among project team

Work Conditions

  • Additional time (more than office hour) may be required to meet project deadlines and to achieve
  • Good command & knowledge on IT and equipment
  • Able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings
  • Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with Municipalities, boundary partners, strategic partners and community based organisations.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in health science plus 2 years experiences in health sector including disability control or Intermediate/certificate in health science plus 5 years experiences in health sector including disability management.

Terms and conditions

Salary & conditions: Competitive, matched within the NLR Nepal grading system.
Note: People affected by leprosy, people with disability and female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Application process: MEROJOB.COM

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