Project Officer/ Associate Project Officers – GERUWA

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Project Officer/ Associate Project Officers – GERUWA

Geruwa Rural Awareness Association (GERUWA) is non–profit, non-governmental social development organization established in 1993A.D. by a  enthusiastic group in the sector of economic and livelihood, governance and advocacy, School sanitation, health, nutrition, Family planning and safe medical abortion  as major thematic areas.

GERUWA has received funding from PSI/Nepal for continuation of Women’s Health project (WHP) with an approach of “Reaching the unreached Expending the choices” in different 3 districts of Province No.5 (Dang) and Sudurpaschim Province (Kailali, and Achham).

Project Officer/ Associate Project Officer (3 positions for Dang, Kailali and Achham)

The Project Officer/Associate Project Officer plays vital role in Women’s Health Project in the district/s. Under the leadership of the Program Manager Associate/Project Officer will primarily be responsible for demand generation activities, behaviour change communications, sales and distribution activities in the district/s related with health sector private providers to expand access and availability of health creating congenial and supportive environment for the program in the district/s.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Under the supervision of Program Manager develops and manages the program’s implementation work plan in the district/s.
  • Maintain effective coordination, collaboration and build strong relationship with district level line agencies, local government, project advisory committee and other stakeholders.
  • Conducted PBCC visits to insure the high motivation level of service providers for maintaining quality service standard and client- based record management at OK network private health facilities.
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision to IPC Mobilizes to ensure quality information about Safe abortion and Family planning in community and create demand generation for family planning.
  • Plan and organize mass media activities, community events, campaigns and social media interventions, RH/ VIA camps as per need to ensure the access of unreached community.
  • Prepare periodic (monthly and Quarterly and event wise), district program reports and submit to the Program Manager.
  • Identify new potential areas for demand generation in the district and catchment areas.
  • Conduct IPC and FP/MA training/re-orientation and coaching to IPC mobilize.
  • Ensuring that WRA in the catchment area are aware of FP (including LARC) methods, and that interested FP clients are referred to an OK franchise network,
  • Ensure adequate supply of forms and formats at districts office and Ok network health facilities,
  • Coordinate and conduct advocacy activities with district health/other community-level authorities, partner organizations, stakeholders to pave an enabling environment for program initiation/implementation.
  • Support to M&E Officer and Program Manager on Data Quality Assessment,
  • Ensure timely completion of QACSDs as per SOP and monthly reporting to Project office and DHIS2,
  • Timely settlement of project advance and other financial activities,
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the organization and supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in public health, social sciences, development studies or equivalent (Health assistant or Staff Nurse for Associate Program Officer) with minimum 2 years of relevant experience in Reproductive Health and Family Planning Project. 
  • Strong technical knowledge in Public Private Partnership (PPP), Social Marketing and Franchising.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-tasks with limited supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written English and Nepali skills required.
  • Experience in planning, coordination, organizing training, workshop
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Report writing, communication and facilitation skill-both in English and Nepali

Applications process

Interested candidates those who fulfill the above mentioned requirements can apply with their cover letter and updated CV/resume including two referees, recent passport size photograph, a copy of citizenship and transcript of Academic qualification mentioning position and location in the subject line via email to jobs.geruwa@gmail.com by May 25, 2019. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for the further recruitment process. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. ToR is available on http://www.geruwa.org.np/

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