NORAD Project Coordinator

World Health Organization

The objective of the WHO Nepal Country Office is to implement the Country Cooperation Strategy by supporting the Nepal Government in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of national health policies, strategies and plans and developing and managing WHO's technical cooperation programmes at the country level. WHO provides guidance and technical support in organizing the humanitarian health response and in revitalizing…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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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 : 4+ year
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Dec 09, 2021

Job Description

Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): Till 31 December 2021 (Extendable)

Job Posting: Dec 6, 2021, 2:13:37 PM

Closing Date: Dec 27, 2021, 4:44:00 AM

Primary Location: Nepal-Kathmandu

Organization: SE_NEP WR Office, Nepal

Schedule: Full-time

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Terms of Reference

 The Ministry of Health and Population is scaling up people-centered NCD services through expansion of Package of Essential Noncommunicable (PEN) Diseases for early detection and management of NCDs, and mental health services nationwide in an incremental manner. These services need to be built with a strong focus on primary health care to ensure provision of people-centered, comprehensive, integrated and equitable care. The World Health Organization is provided support through signature programmes and routine support of WHO to strengthen integration of people centered NCD and MH services. The specific objective of this SSA contract is to provide technical and coordination support to the MoHP to implement WHO supported NCD activities; ensure timely and high quality of implementation of the projects related to NCDs  at the provincial and local levels; contribute towards improving continuity of care for essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic and to restore the health services and build back better.

Summary of Assigned Duties:

Under the overall guidance of the WHO Representative and the direct supervision of the Team Leader (NCD), the incumbent will perform the following specific tasks for the duration till December 2021:

  • Coordinate implementation of the NORAD project for NCDs and contribute as project focal point at the Department of Health Services.
  • Monitor and supervision of implementation at the district level and report progress of implementation to the WHO and MOHP focal point.
  • Coaching and mentoring to the field medical officers
  • Conduct meetings of Steering Committee and Technical Working Group of NORAD and meetings with concerned authorities at the provincial and local level project
  • Conduct coordination meetings of implementing stakeholders at central, provincial and local level and ensure project activities are on track
  • Consolidate reports from the implementation sites and submit both physical and financial progress to WHO and donors
  • Build synergies with the WHO supported activities and other partners related to health systems and service improvement
  • Implement additional activities as required by the WHO Representative

Required Qualification & Experience


Essential: University Degree in Medicine (MBBS)

Desirable: Advanced University Degree (MD)


Essential: At least four years of experience in health service delivery

Functional Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong program management, organization and coordination skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, tact, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Ability to effectively work with government, development partners and collaborating agencies.

Other Skills (eg IT):

  • Proficiency in the use of modern office software packages such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.) and standard office equipment.
  • Knowledge of online communication best practices.

WHO Competencies

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Producing results
Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Moving forward in a changing environment

Use of Language Skills: Essential: Expert knowledge of English and Nepali


Monthly Salary: (Net of tax) NPR 196,102.00 at single rate (taxable as per Nepal Government laws and appointment will be through Special Services Agreement (SSA)


– Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

– A written test and the interview may be used to screen applicants.

–  Any extension of contract would be subject to programmatic requirements, performance of the incumbent and availability of funds.

– WHO only considers higher educational qualification obtained from accredited institution. The list can be accessed through this link:

– Any misrepresentative of facts would disqualify the candidate.

– No telephone enquiries or paper applications please.

-WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

-Application from qualified female candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded groups are -strongly encouraged.

-WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.

Opening: 01
Grade: Level 08
Contractual Arrangement: Special Service Agreement
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): Till 31 December 2021 (Extendable)
Primary Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Schedule Full-time

How to Apply