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.
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.
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.
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.