Resource Person

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 …

Resource Person

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Position: Resource Persons
No. of vacancy: 9
Duration: 3 months
Location: Health Office of Nuwakot, Lamjung, Nawalparasi East, Palpa, Arghakhachi, Achham, Baitadi, Kanchanpur and Doti districts – 1 no each

Summary of Job Purpose:  

This position will be responsible to support the case  investigation and contact tracing (CICT) and risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) interventions of the districts; support the relevant government agencies in delivering the vaccines to the designated vaccination centers/health facilities, record-keeping, carry out CICT training, consultative and refresher meeting at district and municipal level; undertake gap analysis of targeted populations and the number of people inoculated; coordinate/support the relevant government other agencies for the timely preparation and distribution/dissemination of SBC materials/ messages; to identify the rumors and myths related to the vaccine and work with relevant stakeholders or  address such myths; support Suaahara II in the implementation of RCCE to support the vaccination campaign and CICT; technical backstopping to Community Engagement Facilitators for overall CICT implementation and its reporting and recording; and prepare progress reports on weekly basis and submit to the concerned officials.

Educational Qualifications and Experiences: 

  • Bachelors’ degree in Public Health, Health Care, or other relevant discipline
  • At least 3 years of work experience in CICT during COVID-19 context or other epidemics
  • Proactive and capable to work with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge on supply chain management; good facilitation skills on training delivery and event facilitation
  • Good coordination skills among government and non-government agencies
  • Strong skill in data management, reporting and recording
  • Preference will be given to the candidate from the same district and experience in vaccination, community mobilization in pandemics
  • Working experience in government counterpart is an asset
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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