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SSBH is recruiting new team members to plan, manage and deliver technical and material support for the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Position No.: Multiple
Location: Karnali Province & Lumbini Province
Reporting to: Health Emergency Response Manager
Duration: Four months initially, with potential for extension, based on performance and needs
The Laboratory Technician will be recruited to support the Laboratory Strengthening Component of Emergency Response activities of Strengthening Systems for Better Health Activity. The Consultant will support in immediate and need based support to designated laboratory for COVID-19 in Karnali and Lumbini provinces to improve testing and reporting mechanisms and to build capacity of stakeholders for sample collection, transport and testing. The geographic scope of the activities will include (but not necessarily be limited to) Karnali Province and Banke, Bardiya, Dang, Kapilbastu, Rupandehi and Nawalparasi West of Lumbini Province. This pool of consultants will be mobilized by SSBH in consultation with the Ministries of Social Development and Provincial Health Emergency Operations Centers in Karnali Province and Lumbini Province.
Scope of the Assignment
Laboratory Technician will support the laboratories in Karnali and Lumbini provinces and the assignments will include the following activities. The SSBH Health Emergency Laboratory Specialist will coordinate and oversee the technical aspect of the assignments of the team of consultants, and direct supervision by the Laboratory-in-Charge designated by the GoN counterpart. The Health Emergency Response Manager will coordinate and oversee the programmatic aspect of the assignments of the team of consultants, with close coordination with MoSD and PHEOC.
Consultants will be responsible for submitting the following deliverables during the period of performance:
Qualification requirements include the following:
SSBH is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and culture. Individuals from minority groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Canvassing at any stage of the processes shall lead to automatic disqualification.