District Coordinator

One Heart Worldwide

One Heart Worldwide (OHW) is an International Non-Governmental Organization that has been working in the area of maternal and child health for the past ten years. OHW works with local communities and local health service providers to develop a culturally appropriate Network of Safety around mothers and infants, by raising awareness, teaching good practices, and distributing essential equipment to ensure…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Ramechhap
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Dec 12, 2021

Job Description

Line Management Report to: Senior Program Coordinator

Technical Report to: N/A

Supervision: District’s Admin Finance Assistant Officer and Training Field Supervisor

Level: 6

Duty Station:  District Headquarter Ramechhap with 70%  field visit.

Under the direct supervision of Senior Program Coordinator, District Coordinator leads overall management of OHW’s project in Ramechhap district. This position is responsible to provide overall programmatic support in planning, implementation, and monitoring of activities of his/her district

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

Leadership & Management

  • Develop annual project plan, implement, monitor the project activities to ensure that they are being implemented in accordance with the DIPand program implementation guidelines.
  • Build sound relationships and coordinate with Health Office (HO) at district, District Coordination Committee, urban/rural municipality, health facilities at ward level (HF) and other stakeholders in order to maintain program schedule and achieve program deliverables at the district level.
  • Prepare routine request of the equipment, supplies and other need (program and administrative) and forwards to the country office/cluster office for procurement.
  • Conduct the District Project Advisory Committee (DPAC) meeting as per rule set by Social Welfare Council.
  • Identify and preempt any serious human resource issues and forward them to the line manager and HR, support district team for program planning and implementation
  • Provide support and participate to conduct the performance review plan annually or as needed.
  • Ensure appropriate usage of office equipment and supplies.
  • Oversee financial projection, expenditure tracking and ensure the appropriate financial management as per OHW policy on time and regularly maintain financial reporting to the cluster office.
  • List out the program logistics at district and municipals and ensure that was registered in HO, respective municipals and health facilities and recipient inventory book before distribution to the designated facilities and personal.
  • Develop partnership scope with municipalities in various activities like BC renovation, different training activities, community awareness activities etc.
  • Performs other duties, as required.

Technical

  • Provides technical support to HO, municipal offices, HFs and program focal persons with special focus on annual health review, capacity building on data management, data analysis, results oriented programme, planning, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation methods and principles, and requirements of relevant donors to ensure compliance.
  • Takes lead to track program progress against program indicators, online database entry and ensure early identification of any areas needing remedial action.
  • Frequent field visits to facilitate the implementation process, routine data collection, and follow up.
  • Be proactive to support OHW Program and Admin functions
  • Assist update, review, and develop technical field visit tools, M&E tools as necessary to cope with the operating environment and establishment of effective communication systems within the district
  • Coordinate the implementation of baseline surveys, program evaluation and conduct the monitoring and supervision visits at district, municipal and health facility level.
  • Promote use of data to inform decision making and link evidence-based approaches to achievement of results.
  • Support operational research and specialized studies at district level.
  • Solicit and manage local data collection and research teams, as needed.
  • Contribute to prepare regular progress reports, technical deliverables, presentations, and annual work plans at district and municipal level.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual progress report. Also prepare donor specific reports if required
  • Receive and analyze the MNCH related activities of municipality and identify potential areas of partnership
  • Provide technical knowledge on MNCH activities if requested by municipality.

Required Qualification & Experience

Academic qualification and work experience: 

  • Master degree in Public health or Nursing with three years of previous experiences in related field or Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or Nursing from a recognized University with more than five years of experience in the related field.

Skills and abilities:

  • Understanding of health care delivery systems in Federal context and activities at different levels specially the district level and below
  • Ability to function as a self-starter with limited supervision.
  • Knowledge and experience using MS-Office packages and statistical packages, email and internet.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication including excellent written and spoken English.
  • Ability to manage people, good inter-personal skills, and experience of working in a team.
  • Good analytical skills, and experience with program oversight.
  • Knowledge and experience in program management and data management.
  • Practical experience in facilitation and negotiation skill with government counterpart/stakeholders at different levels.

How to Apply

Application Procedures: Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to visit the link at https://forms.gle/azYUjq6mvDiBsVHDA and submit their application through the online portal by December 19, 2021.