Risk Communication Coordinator

Helen Keller International

Helen Keller International (HKI)/Nepal, an International non-profit organization (INGO), works to improve the sight and lives of the vulnerable by combating the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition through public health approaches, build capacity of organizations and contribute to policy changes through systems strengthening and operations research.

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 2 openings
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Jan 13, 2022

Job Description

Position: Risk Communication Coordinator
Duration: 5 Months
No. of Position: 2
Location : Kathmandu

Summary of Job Purpose:  

This position will be responsible to support the NHEICC and Suaahara II in implementing Risk Communication and Community Engagement Activities to prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 in the community; liaise between the Suaahara II Program and the NHEICC for bringing synergy in their RCCE activities; review the evolving scenario and proactively recommend the appropriate RCCE activities to be designed and implemented by the NHEICC and the Suaahara II Program; support Suaahara II Risk Communication team in designing appropriate messages, tools and platforms to disseminate the key messages; when required, triangulating the messages from multiple sources and stakeholders; and develop the compelling content to generate desired responses and behavior change from the audiences.

Required Qualification & Experience

Master’s degree in development communication, mass communication, journalism, media studies, development studies or a related field; a degree in public health will be an advantage; Experience of working in the field of social and behavior change communication in the development sector; prior experience in the areas of public health and emergency communication will be an advantage.

How to Apply

For detailed Job Description, log on to www.hki.org.np. To apply submit a cover letter, updated CV and relevant references to nepal.recruitment@hki.org  by COB January 20, 2022.

This position is a short-term with a possibility of extension depending upon performance and availability of funds.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview process. Helen Keller Intl reserves the right to close the application before the deadline if a sufficient number of applications have been received and to extend the deadline if needed.

Helen Keller International promotes workforce diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.