National Professional Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : entry
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Dec. 14, 2012 00:00 (5 years, 10 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


  1. Communicating in a Credible and Effective Way
  2. Producing results
  3. Ensuring the Effective Use of Resources
  4. Promoting innovation and organizational learning

Functional Skills and Knowledge:

  1. Good knowledge of Reproductive, Maternal Newborn and Child Health (RMNCAH) and preferably with work experience in rural areas:
  2. Experience in coordination in developing guidelines/protocols and training strategies and manuals;
  3. Good communication and writing skills
  4. Be able to work in a team of people of different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve common goals



At least 2 years of work experience in Public Health 


Work experience in Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health at national or in an international setting


Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Nepali

Other Skills:

Computer literacy in internet and email and use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and data analysis

Salary:    In accordance with UN Scales.

Job Description

Objective of the Programme:
The objective of the position is to support the development and management of WHO Collaborative Programmes through technical advice, support and coordination of activities with national sectoral and intersectoral health programmes especially to strengthen Reproductive, maternal, child, newborn and adolescent health programme and gender and equity in health policy and programme development in Nepal.

Under the overall guidance of WHO Representative and supervision of Medical Officer (Public Health Administrator), the incumbent will carry out in the field of Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health and Gender, Equity and Violence the following duties:

  1. Facilitate and support the Family Health Division (FHD) and Child Health Division (CHD) other relevant units in Ministry of Health and Population in programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WHO funded biennial collaborative activities;
  2. Facilitate collaboration of Family Health Division with other units of Department of Health Services, in especially Child Health Division, NHTC,NHEICC, NCASC, EDCD, NPL;
  3. Maintain close collaboration with other concerned Government institutions such as Maternity Women's Hospital, I0M, BPKIHS, Nursing and Midwifery institutions;
  4. Assist in coordination with Nepal Nursing Council and other relevant professional bodies such as Nepal Society of Obstetricians and Gynecology (NESOG), Perinatal Society of Nepal (PESON), Nepal Paediatric Society (NEPA) and Nursing Association of Nepal (NAN) to support implementation of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health programmes.
  5. Liaise and maintain effective partnerships and interagency coordination with national and international stakeholder and assist  in advocacy and resource mobilization;
  6. Prepare and submit periodic and ad hoc reports as required by WHO.
  7. Assist in organization and participate in relevant workshops, seminars and others programme activities;
  8. Carry out any other activities as requested by WHO Representatives


To Apply,

Interested candidates meeting above requirements should apply to the WHO Representative Nepal, Attn: Administrative Officer, P.O. Box No. 108, Pulchowk, Kathmandu, NOT LATER THAN 14 December 2012.  Please submit a written application with your Personal history Form.  The Personal History Form can be downloaded from website: or click here to download. Mark your envelope and CV with the file of position applied for.  No telephone enquires please.

  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted for test/interview etc.
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply
  • “No Objection Certificate” from the current employer is required.

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