Care Nepal

Health and Immunization Specialist

Care Nepal

Health and Immunization Specialist

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. CARE has been operational in Nepal since 1978 and works in partnerships with government and non-government stakeholders across the spectrum of humanitarian action and long-term development programs.

USAID Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) project is an adolescent co-led initiative to empower girls and boys, 10-19 years including the most marginalized, to attain their adolescent reproductive health (ARH) rights. The goal of the program is to support adolescents to reach their full potential by; ensuring they receive correct and appropriate reproductive health (RH) information and guidance to decision-making skills, creating an environment conductive in making healthy reproductive health decisions and facilitating translation of these decisions into healthy behaviors.

CARE Nepal hereby invites applications, for the below mentioned positions, from interested Nepalese candidates for USAID Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) program (Click on the links below for the more Job details):
CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. …

Health and Immunization Specialist

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Position: Health and Immunization Specialist (Based in Butwal)

The Health and Immunization Specialist is responsible to provide technical support to the project team, partners, provincial health directorate and concerned local government authority in planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and advocacy activities related to strengthening health system for COVID-19 health response and immunization programs. S/he will support CARE country office team with necessary information and data and other field level experiences required for the fund generation. S/he will work closely with M&E team to collect and document relevant case studies and process documentation as a part of disseminating project’s effectiveness. S/he will work in close coordination and maintain a good working relationship with the province and local authority, NGO partner, government line agencies and other stakeholders in the province and district for the smooth operation of project activities. S/he will represent CARE in the provincial health directorate and district and play a key role in providing technical support to government counterpart and partners. 

This is the fixed term role based in Butwal, with more than 50% of field visits in project districts; Kanchanpur, Kailali, Bardia, Banke, Kapilbastu, Rupendehi and Nawalparasi. This position will report to the Team leader, Butwal office and work in close consultation with Health Program Manager, Humanitarian Platform Manager and the entire COVID response team. 

Qualification and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health with minimum 3 years of work experience in health system related activities. 

Skill and Competencies: 

  • Experience in project implementation and health systems strengthening especially in the areas of health emergency and immunization
  • Excellent writing, computer use, management and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, initiative, and good judgment
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy
  • Sensitivity and responsiveness to gender and diversity issues
  • Basic understanding of resilience, governance, GESI and poverty-related issues

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