Provincial Focal Person (Medical Doctor)

Helen Keller International is an International non-profit organization (INGO) working in health and nutrition in Nepal since 1989 to improve the nutritional status of women and young children through evidence-based research and programs. Helen Keller International, CARE, FHI 360, Nepali Technical Assistance Group (NTAG), Digital Broadcast Initiative Equal Access (DBIEA), Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO), Vijaya Development Resource Center (VDRC) together are implementing USAID funded Suaahara II Program in 42 districts. Applications are invited from interested, committed, dynamic team players and experienced Nepali nationals for the following position:
Helen Keller International is an International non-profit organization (INGO) working in health and nutrition in Nepal since 1989 to improve the nutritional status of women and young children through evidence-based research and programs. Helen Keller International, CARE, FHI 360, Nepali Technical Assistance Group (NTAG), Digital Broadcast Initiative Equal Access (DBIEA), Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO), Vijaya Development Resource Center (VDRC) together are implementing …

Provincial Focal Person (Medical Doctor)

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Position: Provincial Focal Person (Medical Doctor) 
No. of vacancy: 1
Duration: 3 months
LocationProvince Health Directorate, Bagmati Province, Hetauda

Summary of Job Purpose:  

This position will be responsible to liaise with the Ministry of Social Development  in their efforts to prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 and align the Suaahara priorities and activities in line with the provincial directives and decisions; provide technical inputs to the provincial health directorate, in standardizing protocols and procedures for COVID-19 testing and treatment, and monitoring visit to districts and local levels; coordinate with the Ministry of Social Development and Health Directorates, UN agencies (UNICEF, WHO) and relevant stakeholders to synchronize activities, standardize messages and materials and avoid duplication of resources; conduct Training of Trainers (TOT) to build the capacity of the resource persons - COVID 19 and Suaahara II staff based on developed orientation package; provide technical support to Resource Persons, Community Engagement Facilitators, Lab Assistant/Officer/Microbiologist for CICT matters; supervision and monitoring districts, municipalities and community level activities in the districts within the province; provide counseling to the Suaahara II frontline staffs as and when required; carry out CCT training at district province and district level; and prepare progress reports on weekly basis 

Educational Qualifications and Experiences: 

  • Bachelors' degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) or other relevant medical degree with an experience of working in the clinical field for at least 2 years
  • Preference will be given to those having experience of working with the federal or provincial government health delivery system
  • Priority will be given to the person with prior experience in CoVID-19 response and any other epidemics
Applying Procedure

For detailed Job Description, log on to www.hki.org.np. To apply, submit a cover letter, updated CV and relevant references to [email protected] with clearly mentioning the position and duty station you are applying for in the subject line by COB June 16, 2021

  • Preference will be given to local candidates. 
  • Applicants are encouraged to apply who can join the duty immediately.
  • This position is a short-term with a possibility of extension depending upon performance and availability of funds.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview process. Helen Keller International reserves the right to close the application before the deadline if enough applications have been received and to extend the deadline if needed.

Helen Keller International promotes workforce diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.   

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