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TITLE: Training Specialist (2 Positions)

PROJECT: Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Nepal

General Summary and Background: 

The purpose of the Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC) – Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) project is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in support of USG-funded public health initiatives around the world. The project provides direct procurement and supply chain management support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and Population and Reproductive Health. In supporting USG-funded global health activities, PSM will develop and manage a wide array of services for health commodity procurement and related systems strengthening technical assistance encompassing different elements of a comprehensive supply chain. 

At the country level, PSM supports country strategies and priorities that fall under the following three project objectives:

  • Global Commodity Procurement and Logistics
  • Systems Strengthening Technical Assistance
  • Global Collaboration to Improve Long-Term Availability of Health Commodities

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

The Training Specialistwill primarily engage with the Logistics Management Division (LMD), or the entity responsible for supply chain management with the Ministry of Health and relevant divisions and ministries of the Government of Nepal (GON) in provinces, and with external development partners (EDPs) to remain informed of significant changes, progress, and challenges related to the health commodity supply chain and the regulations, actors, and projects.The positions and key responsibilities includes but not limited to,

  • Conduct training needs assessments for the GoN counterparts
  • Develop training strategy and calendar with inputs from stakeholders
  • Develop or revise existing training curricula, materials and manuals
  • Coordinate with provincial level authorities, regional training centers and stakeholders to plan and conduct training programs
  • Manage training programs and conduct courses and sessions
  • Monitor and oversee the quality of training, evaluate and improve training and revise training materials
  • Develop a pool of trainers and organize regular training of trainers (TOT)
  • Evaluate the quality of training and implement improvements
  • Maintain a database of training participants and analyze training data 
  • Enter training data in TriaNet and routinely update it 
  • Plan, conduct and facilitate workshops and seminars
  • Prepare and submit training reports.
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the supervisor
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.

Job Qualifications

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a stand-up field trainer and facilitator with proven record of developing training strategies, curricula and adult learning training materials/training manuals, preferably with experience in health sector
  • Master’s degree in public health or a social science 
  • Excellent communication, evaluation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent Nepali and English report writing skills
  • Strong knowledge of training processes and procedures
  • Strong facilitation, time management and budgeting skills
  • Able to travel to the field.


  • The Training Specialist will report to M&E Specialist.

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment

This position is based in Kathmandu, Nepal with a start date of 15 December 2017.

Chemonics International Inc. seek to recruit Training Specialist for its USAID funded Global Health Supply Chain-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project, Nepal. 

To apply please email the following to

  1. A 2-3-page write-up giving your thoughts on how you would carry out the job you are applying for. 
  2. Your up-to-date resume including the names of three referees and their phone numbers and email addresses.
  3. No phone calls concerning these positions please. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. 
  4. Only Nepali nationals need to apply.

Applications close out date for all positions is 28 November 2017.

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Public Health
Full Time
5+ years
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06 Nov, 17
28 Nov, 17

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