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…
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 4 months (Extendable)
Job Posting: Aug 12, 2021, 4:57:46 PM
Closing Date: Aug 27, 2021, 3:44:00 AM
Primary Location: Nepal-Kathmandu
Organization: SE_NEP WR Office, Nepal
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:
Essential: University Degree in Medicine
Desirable: A master’s degree in public health
Essential: At least 6 years of experience in of health service delivery with grassroot experiences on project management and health service delivery including NCD services.
Desirable: Prior experience on project management will be an asset.
Functional Knowledge and Skills
Other Skills (eg IT):
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
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)