Project Officer-SHN and ASRH
Save the Children
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In Nepal and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis - transforming their lives and the future we share. Save the Children invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates, who are reliable, accountable, have the ability to deliver results with the highest level of integrity and who value diversity, for the following position(s):

Project Officer-SHN and ASRH

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TEAM/PROGRAMME: PID

GRADE: 5

LOCATION:  WRO, Kapilvastu

Child Safeguarding

Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

ROLE PURPOSE: 
The Project Officer is overall responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of School Health & Nutrition (SHN) and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) interventions under Sponsorship in Kapilvastu district of Western region of Nepal. In addition, he/she provides technical assistance to DHO, HFs to implement and monitor the ASRH activities and to DHO, HF and DEO & schools for SHN activities. Likewise, he/she establish and strengthen good coordination with government counterparts like DHO/DPHO, DEO, DDC and supporting agencies in the district. He/she ensure functional reporting and logistics supply system of DHO/DPHO and HFs for quality and timely service delivery of ASRH and SHN program.

SCOPE OF ROLE: 

Reports to: Project Coordinator, SHN & ASRH, WRO

Role Dimensions: Save the Children works across the five development regions within the country reaching to over 1.5 populations annually.   SC is working closely and or/ in partnership with different Ministries/Departments, NGOs and civil societies to implement programs related to child rights under 7 thematic priority of SC. 

Staff directly reporting to this post: NA

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

1. Planning, implementation and monitoring of the project interventions 

  • Assist Project Coordinator to prepare Detail Implementation Plan (DIP), and phased budget of ASRH & SHN program in the district with full participation of government counterparts, partner NGOs and project team 
  • Ensure timely implementation and budget utilization of project interventions as per DIP and phased budget prepared for the district in partnership with government counterparts and partner NGO
  • Conduct random monitoring of activities being implemented to be sure that activities are implemented as per standards

2. Coordination and technical Support to District Public/ Health Office, District Education Office for smooth operation of ASRH & SHN Program

  • Establish good coordination with DHO/DPHO, HFs, DEO, Schools and development partners in the district for smooth operation of the project interventions 
  • Technical support the District Health office and health facilities, DEO & schools for ASRH & SHN planning at district & below in Kapilvastu
  • Ensure the timely and quality supply of essential health commodities and materials of ASRH & SHN service delivery 
  • Conduct technical support visits to health facilities, community health workers, PHC/ORC, FCHVs, Adolescents, schools and SMC for quality service delivery 

3. Reporting and documentation of the project interventions 

  • Prepare various project reports, complete OPMIS data base of the district as per requirement of government, SC and donor
  • Identify case studies and promising/best practices in relation with project interventions and issues and coordinate with program coordinator at RO & CO for documentation 
  • Develop and process MOU/activity agreement for implementation in partnership with DHO/DPHO, partner NGO and DEO
  • Facilitate meetings, trainings and work plan as per plan. 
  • Support HFs, & schools in recording, reporting, and also ensure that data is being collected at health facilities and reported to the district routinely basis.
  • Ensure timely collection of accurate, complete, consistent data by health facilities and schools 
  • Participate in monthly meetings  as per need at HF level to provide technical support and feedback.
  • Support Program Coordinator, ASRH & SHN in preparation of reports.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and takes responsibility for their own personal development
  • Future orientated, and seeks to think strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency

Qualification and Expeerience

  • BPH/BN and related fields with at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent written and spoken Nepali and English
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to work in remote, complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Proficiency in writing technical and programmatic reports that document program directions and results
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

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