Field coordinators

Green Tara Nepal(GTN)

Green Tara Nepal, a non-political, non-profit making non-governmental organization, established in 2007, has been working in the field of maternal and child health. It works in research, publications, advocacy, training and social mobilization in a holistic community development approach. Green Tara Nepal aims to bridge the gap between rural and urban, rich and poor and men and women in accessing services and improving healthy behaviors through community development and health promotion approach.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 

Green Tara Nepal (GTN), a non-governmental, apolitical and non-profit making non-governmental organization, established in 2007. It works in research, publications, advocacy, training and social mobilization in a holistic community development approach.

GTN works in collaboration and cooperation with community people, CBOs, NGOs, civil societies and, external development partners at national and international level. It works in close coordination with the government sector at the federal, provincial, district and local level.

GTN is implementing Women’s Health Project (WHP) Phase V in province three as a Local Implementing Partner (LIP) of Population Services International Nepal (PSI/N). WHP-V aims to support for increasing access of affordable, quality and sustainable services regarding safe abortion and family planning through private health sector. Key expected results for this project are; i) abortion services (inclusive of LARC) are safe and available, Ii) women receive quality services and products, iii) Women are empowered with information to make a choice about their reproductive lives, iv) The right to abortion and reproductive choice is strengthened, and iv) knowledge gaps are addressed. The duration of project is until November 2020 with possibility of extension.

In order to implement WHP-V in five districts of Bagmati province, GTN invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions;

Position: Field Coordinators

Required number: 3

Duty station:

  1. Kathmandu district: (based in Kathmandu-1)
  2. Kavrepalanchowk and Sinduli districts: (based in Kavrepalanchowk-1)
  3. Chitwan and Makwanpur districts: (based in Makawanpur-1)

Position objectives:

The Field Coordinator (FC) is responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting of activities in their assigned district(s)under the guidance of the ProgramCoordinatorin collaboration with M&E Officer, and Admin and Finance Officer. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Government coordination/collaboration 
  • Manage and maintain effective coordination and collaboration with local government/authorities/Palikas for smooth implementation of the project.
  • Conduct regular coordination with local government authorities for data reporting from network facilities.

Program planning 

  • Planning and implementation activities at the district.
  • Support Sub-District Officers (SDOs) to prepare a realistic monthly work plan for the effective implementation of project activities.

Network facilities management 

  • Support in implementation of network graduation strategy.
  • Facilitate process of listing facilities for MA service as per safe abortion service guideline.
  • Conduct supportive visits to providers and owners using standard checklists and following standard approach.
  • Facilitate quality assurance visits in network facilities by skilled coaches 
  • Ensure IEC/BCC and promotional materials are used and managed well by Providers at health facilities. 
  • Coordinate with owner/providers for submitting Monthly Progress Report (HMIS 9.3)

Support to Sub-District Officer 

  • Ensure effective mobilization of Sub-District Officers (SDOs) and short-term mobilizers in community events including demand generation activities and service access.
  • Review monthly achievement of SDOs against projection and provide onsite coaching and mentoring.
  • Organize community events of larger scale with support of SDOs.

Recording, reporting, and documentation 

  • Ensure proper handling and maintenance of digital data collection device as per the PSI/Nepal’s Device Handling Standard Operating Procedures
  • Validate the reported data in the DHIS-2 system to match with source documents
  • Build technical capacity of SDOs and Providers on digital data collection system 
  • Prepare and review respective district’s programmatic and financial report and coordinate regularly with the program manager for review and approval.

Required Skills and Qualification: 

  • Bachelor's degree in public health, social science or related discipline.
  • At least three years’ experience in a related field.
  • An excellent computer skill on Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Prior training in FP and SA will be an asset.
  • Good community mobilization, interpersonal, networking, communication, and management skills.
  • Past experience with similar projects would be an asset.

Other Attributes: 

Excellent quality of work and commitment to high standards, strong communication skills, team building and willingness and motivated for good service delivery with strong networking and interpersonal skills and comfortable to work under stress and pressures.

For all the positions, successful candidates will be appointed for one year with possibility of extension.

Selected candidates must adherence to GTN’s policies and procedures, protocols, code of conduct with special attention to Child Protection Policies and Do No Harm approach including funding agency’s policies, guidelines and agreements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates meeting above-mentioned criteria are requested to send their updated CV along with a cover letter to hrgreentara2007@gmail.com specifying the position, preferred district to work no later than 19 Feb 2020before 17:00 hrs. Please mention the applied position in the subject line. Detailed ToR can be available on request. 

GTN is an equal opportunity employer. Competent candidates from disadvantaged groups and inhabitants of the project districts will be given priority. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the further selection process.

No telephone inquiries will be entertained and any inappropriate recommendation will automatically disqualify the candidate from further processing.GTN reserves the right to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.

Job Overview

Category
Openings 3
Position Type Contract
Education Graduate (Bachelors)
Posted Date 09 Feb, 2020
Apply Before 19 Feb, 2020
City Kathmandu, Kavre, Chitwan