Project Coordinator

Sahara Nepal

Sahara Nepal is a non-political and non-profitable organization established in 2052 BS in Jhapa District of Nepal. Since then, Sahara Nepal is profoundly engaged in Public Health, humanitarian assistance, community development, decent housing & safe shelter, conservation of natural resources, and environmental protection mainly in the Hilly and Terai region of Nepal through the dozens of humanitarian and long-term development projects.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Jhapa ,Birtamod
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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 Admin & Management
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Apr 15, 2022

Job Description

Sahara Nepal is a non-political and non-profitable organization established in 2052 BS in Jhapa District of Nepal. Since then, Sahara Nepal is profoundly engaged in Public Health, humanitarian assistance, community development, decent housing & safe shelter, conservation of natural resources, and environmental protection mainly in the Hilly and Terai region of Nepal through the dozens of humanitarian and long-term development projects.

 In partnership with FAIRMED Foundation Nepal, Sahara Nepal is implementing Biswas Project (Building the trust and confidence among NTD affected and vulnerable Population) in Public Health Component (Neglected Tropical Diseases).  The project in different17 R/ Municipalities of Jhapa and Morang districts focuses the intervention targeting both NTDs and Maternal and Neonatal Health ((MNH) including policy engagement and technical support to the related health sectors.  Sahara Nepal is seeking qualified, dynamic and motivated Nepali citizens on following positions for successful implementation of the project.

Number of Vacancies: 1 (ONE)

The Project officer will be responsible for overall management of project activities mainly planning and implementation of the planned activities with required supervision. S/he will ensure proper and effective use of project resources and assets and its management according to organization ‘s policy and guidelines. He/she will collaborate with Health Office of the project districts (Jhapa and Morang), Municipalities, and Health Facilities, FCHVs, Self Help Groups and HFOMC during the planning and implementation.

Required Qualifications and Experience: Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, Development Studies or other relevant disciplines (with hands-on experience of working in health sector). At least 3 years of experience in health program management, that include planning and execution, monitoring and reporting, collaboration, and advocacy with government and other development organizations. Candidates who have Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, Development Studies or other relevant disciplines (with hands-on experience of working in health sector) with 5 years extensive work experience are also eligible to apply for this position.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Excellent understanding of Nepal’s health system in the federal context, and community health issues particularly on current gaps in health equity.
  • Technical knowledge on Maternal and Neonatal Health, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), and Disability Inclusive Development (DID) will be advantageous.
  • Interest and prior experience in gender equality and social inclusion and knowledge of leave no one behind (LNOB) principle, identifying gap areas and planning for appropriate actions for the improvement of health condition/status of the marginalized and difficult to reach population.
  • A good track record of collaboration and advocacy for resource mobilization and synergy building

Other Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to think analytically and critically; able to translate ideas and insights into action.
  • Ability to work together with government and other partners to align the interventions and implement the action plans.
  • Ability to monitor activities and budget expenditure, analysis of progress, challenges, and gaps, and take immediate actions
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, facilitation, negotiation, and networking skills
  • Experience of strengthening partnership and advocacy at municipal and provincial levels
  • Able to properly supervise and manage 20 plus diverse team
  • Team building and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent in both English and Nepali languages with skills in documentation, report writing, publication, dissemination, and advocacy.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must have a bike/scoter driving license

How to Apply

Note: 

  • Only the shortlisted candidate will be called for further process
  • Sahara Nepal applies positive discrimination to maintain its workforce diversity. Local candidates, Women, and individuals from marginalized communities are highly encouraged to apply. 
An Interested person who meets those criteria can send their application along with the cover letter, updated CV, and name of a minimum of two referees to the following address no later than 20th April 2022. 

Sahara Nepal, Head Office
Birtamod 2,Charpane Jhapa
E-mail:saharanepal2051@gmail.com
Contact Number: 023-541198