National Specialist - Health & Nutrition (One) (Re-advertised)
World Vision International Nepal (WVIN)
World Vision International Nepal (WVIN), an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice, is looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following positions:

National Specialist - Health & Nutrition (One) (Re-advertised)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : senior
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Feb. 12, 2016 00:00 (2 years, 8 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

Work Purpose: To provide leadership in designing and managing WVIN’s entire national portfolio of health and nutrition related programming, to ensure achievement of the organisational targets for Health and Nutrition, including to decrease by15% the number of underweight children among WVIN programming areas before 2020.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience required: 

  • Master’s Degree in a health and nutrition related field from recognised university with at least five years’ experience in health programming or the equivalent in the headquarters of a major NGO with 5-10 years’ experience
  • Good knowledge of the latest development thinking on health programming with strong emphasis on child health
  • Good understanding and appreciation of health programming that takes an empowerment approach including community-led activities and advocacy
  • Good understanding on programme cycle including project planning, design, monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrating high level networking, partnership and coordination ability with excellent analytical/problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent writing skills required to develop reports capturing good practice and learning with fluency in Nepali and English – both oral and written
  • Working experience in a rural or remote district and preparing and leading training and workshops
  • Good understanding of strategy development and implementation, engaging international donors and government staff on advocacy, funding of projects, partnering with private business, organisations or academic institutions to achieve greater impact in the lives of children with quality monitoring
  • Competent in using MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint presentation
  • Ability to operate effectively and sensitively in the cultural context of Nepal 
  • Willingness to commit to World Vision ethos, vision, mission and core values
  • Self-motivated, confident, independent, creative with strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Positive learning attitude and concern for the poor and vulnerable people


Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may send in their complete ‘Curriculum Vitae (CV) with statement of purpose” by 12 February 2016 before 17:00 hours to the address mentioned below. Candidates from respective districts and women are highly encouraged to apply.

World Vision International Nepal
People & Culture Department
Only short-listed candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure.
WVIN reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case


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