Human resources for health (HRH) continue to pose a critical challenge for Nepal with the result that an important part of the population lack access to one or more essential health services, and many more lack access to quality care. A key contributing factor is the shortage, maldistribution and uneven performance of health workers. Health needs are also changing as populations' age and non-communicable diseases increase, and this has major implications for planning and managing the current and future health workforce. The achievement of universal health coverage and the health related health goals will depend substantially on improving health workers’ availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality. Health workforce issues are recognized as central to attain, sustain and accelerate progress in universal health coverage. The overall objective of the Support to the Health Sector Programme is to strengthen health systems in order to make progress towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC). UHC is furthermore a leading priority of National Health Sector Strategy (NHSS) and will be central to progress on the Sustainable Development Goal for Health.
S2HSP is executed by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) and supported by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). S2HSP is in line with the Nepal Health Sector Strategy (NHSS) 2015–2020 and aims to improve access to effective and qualitative healthcare services, particularly for disadvantaged population groups in Nepal. S2HSP is focusing on 5 key result areas: (1) Social Health Insurance, including quality management system and hospital management, (2) Human Resource for Health including Human Resource Development and Management (3) Governance in Health (urban healthcare system and federal health system), (4) Strengthening Health Information Systems and (5) Adolescent Health and Development focusing on school health education, health promotion and prevention using digital solutions for empowering adolescents. The municipalities covered for the thematic area on HRH/S2HSP include Bidur, Nilkantha, Nepalgunj and Godawari.
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Duty Station: Nepalgunj with frequent travel to the programme intervention areas
Duration: July 2018 till June 2020
Within the Programme, the responsibilities of the thematic area of Human Resource at the local level (municipalities) is to support the delivery of the Basic Health Service Package with the adequate supply, quality and retention of human resources for health to expand services to the most needed. This includes the following:
Description of duties (but are not limited to)
Under the overall guidance of the Programme Component Leader, the incumbent will:
Required qualification and experience:
Use of Language Skills
The salary and social benefits will correspond to the rule applicable to GIZ national personnel in Nepal.
Especially women and candidates from underprivileged castes and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.
Interested Nepali citizens are requested to send a complete application including CV with two referees, to the email address <email@example.com> by 25th May 2018.
Only applications sent by email will be accepted.(Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for Ref. Nr. – Programme Advisor”.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.
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