Project Coordinator & Project Officer- Ipas Nepal

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Project Coordinator & Project Officer- Ipas Nepal

Ipas Nepal is a non-profit international development organization that works to increase women’s ability to exercise their Sexual and Reproductive Health, especially the Right to Safe Abortion and Contraception. We seek to eliminate Unsafe Abortion and the resulting deaths and injuries and to expand women’s access to Comprehensive Abortion Care, including contraception and related reproductive health information and care. Ipas Nepal is seeking for a dynamic and experienced individual for its project on “Strengthening Post Abortion Family Planning Services” The position details are below:

Position:Project Coordinator, Regular Staff (One year)
Duty Station: Kathmandu with 25 % field travel
Job Summary:

  • Lead the planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities
  • Ensure timely and successful implementation of trainings and workshops for ANMs through technical experts on various components of the project such as balanced counseling, Implant and IUCD training
  • Guide and supervise the development of Clinical Mentors through technical experts to enhance the skills and knowledge of service providers on family planning services
  • Provide guidance and support to conduct refresher training for service providers
  • Ensure establishment of Clinical Demonstration Centers for smooth operation of project activities such as training, counselling, and reproductive health services
  • Provide effective coordination to conduct workshops for health coordinators, elected members of local government bodies, and health facility staff of the project areas on value clarification and importance of post-abortion family planning (PAFP)
  • Ensure effective and timely communication, coordination and engagement with various units of Ipas Nepal, government officials at various levels-central, provincial and local levels, and donors for smooth operation of project activities
  • Prepare programmatic and financial reports for timely submission to the donor in coordination with Program Officer, Finance Manager, Program Director and Country Director
  • Develop advocacy and orientation materials on PAFP contraceptives
  • Perform any other duties as required by the project during the contract period

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, preferably with specialization in reproductive health
  • Experience in coordinating family planning and safe abortion program activities
  • Good knowledge about the current government structures, health delivery system and reproductive health policies and strategies
  • Strong written and spoken communications skills both in English and Nepali
  • Good analytical and project management skills
  • Proficient in computer skills

Position: Project Officer, Regular Staff (One year)
Duty Station: Kathmandu with 50 % field visit

Job Summary:

  • Support to ensure the timely and successful implementation of trainings and workshops in close coordination with the Project Coordinator
  • Support in the skills and knowledge building events of the Clinical Mentors and Service Providers on family planning services
  • Provide support to conduct refresher training for service providers
  • Assist in the smooth operation of project activities such as training, counselling, and reproductive health services
  • Assist to conduct workshops for health coordinators, elected members of local government bodies, and health facility staff of the project areas on value clarification and importance of post-abortion family planning (PAFP).
  • Ensure timely communication, and engagement with various units of Ipas Nepal and government officials as relevant for smooth operation of project activities
  • Assist the Project Coordinator in preparing programmatic and financial reports on time
  • Assist to develop advocacy and orientation materials on PAFP contraceptives
  • Perform any other duties as required by the project during the contract period

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or community nursing
  • Experience in working on family planning and safe abortion program activities
  • Good knowledge about the current government structures, health delivery system and reproductive health policies and strategies
  • Strong written and spoken communications skills in English and Nepali
  • Good analytical and project management skills
  • Proficient in computer skills

Interested candidates should submit application along with up-to-date curriculum vitae to the following Email: npvacancy2017@gmail.com

Application deadline: March 12, 2019

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Telephone queries will not be entertained. Canvassing at any stage of the process shall lead to automatic disqualification.


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