Health and Nutrition Officer – HKI (June 23, 2017)

HKI is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the sight and lives of the worlds vulnerable by combatting the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition. HKI is implementing the Suaahara II Good Nutrition Program (SP2), a 5-year, USAID-funded program aimed at improving the nutritional status of women and children in forty under-served rural districts of Nepal. 

In the context of SP2, HKI has an internship program for Nepalese nationals with the aim to provide an on-site learning program for building the capacity of young people, particularly those from marginalized and disadvantaged group and for those who are differently abled—visually, hearing or physically—who are seeking opportunities to gain work experience and skills in the level.

Kantipur (17 June 2017)

Position: Health and Nutrition Officer (field based)
  • Responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Provide technical support to PNGOs, schools, health facility and district health office to plan and implement program activities.
  • Conduct the health and nutrition review workshop at district in close coordination with governmentorganization, PNGO and team.
  • Coordination and collaboration with government counterpart to expand the health and nutrition component in the district.
  • Regular monitoring and follow up of the program and provide technical support to health facilities and FCHVs as required.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or Nursing. 
Work experience
  • 2-3 years of work experience in health/ nutrition and food security. 
  • Skills: 
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work in remote complex environment with multiple tasks.
  • Proficiency in writing technical and programmatic reports. 
Application Procedures:
  • Interested candidates are eligible to apply. 
Submission to: 

  • A cover letter 
  • Updated CV 
  • Minimum of two reference contact details (mobile and e-mail), including current employer 
Deadline for Submission: COB June 23, 2017 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the selection process. 
Helen Keller International / Nepal promotes workforce with diversity and applies positive discrimination to women candidates and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/ Terai and other minority communities.

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