COVID-19 Response:Health Officer/ Health Assistant

FHI 360 Nepal

Detailed Job description / requirements:

FHI 360 Nepal

Vacancy Announcement for Short Term Assignment

FHI 360, an international NGO, requests applications from qualified individuals for working as short-term consultants for COVID-19 Emergency Response under Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) Nepal with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in coordination with Ministry of Health Population (MoHP). The period for the consultancy service will be from December 16, 2021, to May 15, 2022 based in 23 EpiC Nepal project districts.In addition to the specific qualifications, requirements and scope of work/tasks outlined below for each position, prospective candidates should have ability to perform additional as well as multiple tasks and to work in emergency situation. As these are district-based local positions, priority and preference will be given to the local residents or applicants from the same district.

Required Positions:

PositionSoWQualifications and requirements
Duty Station
COVID-19 Response Officer:1 – 2 in each district
  • Coordinate with the local government authorities and health offices to identify the gaps and needs for COVID-19 response including telehealth, home-based care, vaccination, case investigation and contact tracing (CICT), point of entry (PoE).
  • Support in vaccination camps, disseminate COVID-19 vaccine related messages for demand generation and addressing vaccine-related mis-and dis-information and vaccine hesitancy through online and offline platforms.
  • Coordinate, support, supervise and monitor training and orientation on vaccine, home-based care, CICT and PoE.
  • Coordinate and provide operational and management support for COVID-19 vaccination and PoE sites as well as surveillance, recording and reporting of COVID-19 testing and vaccinationCoordinate and support for mobilization of volunteers for COVID-19 vaccination sites management and operations. 
  • Support to strengthen CICT, PoE sites, surveillance, monitoring, recording and reporting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health (BPH)
  • At least two years of professional experience in health sector 
  • Experience in COVID-19 or any other emergency response is preferable
  • Experience in supporting and organizing/facilitating training orientations in coordination with government agencies and concerned stakeholders.
  • Experience in online recording and reporting preferably DHIS2
  • Preference and priority will be given to the local residents or applicants from the same district
  • Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Bara, Parsa Rautahat, Siraha, Saptari, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Dhanusha, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Nawalparasi East and West, Kaski,Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Banke, Bardiya, Dang, Kailali, Kanchanpur.
COVID-19 Response: Health Assistant: 1 – 2 in each district 
  • Assist to manage vaccination camps and dissemination of COVID-19 messages for demand generation and addressing vaccine-related mis-and dis-information and vaccine hesitancy through online and offline platforms.
  • Support for training and orientation on vaccine, home-based care, CICT and PoE.
  • Provide operational and management support for COVID-19 vaccination and PoE sites as well as surveillance, recording and reporting of COVID-19 testing and vaccination
  • Support for mobilization of volunteers for COVID-19 vaccination sites management and operations.
  • Health Assistant
  • Two years of professional experience of health services and engagement in COVID-19 response or any other emergency response is preferable. 
  • Experience in online recording and reporting preferably DHIS2
  • Preference and priority will be given to the local residents or applicants from the same district

Interested individuals are requested to send a cover letter, updated CV with proposed daily rates and list of two references by December 6, 2021, to nepal.recruitment@fhi360.org

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 4
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 30 Nov, 2021
Apply Before 06 Dec, 2021
City Kathmandu