Project Coordinator – SLAB

One Heart Worldwide

One Heart Worldwide (OHW) is an International Non-Governmental Organization that has been working in the area of Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) since 2011. OHW works with local communities and local health service providers to develop a culturally appropriate Network of Safety around mothers and infants, by raising awareness, teaching good practices, and distributing essential equipment to ensure that mothers and infants survive delivery and the first months of life.

Details / requirements:

Position: Project Coordinator – SLAB

Duty Station: Kathmandu with at least 50 % travel in project sites

The Project Coordinator is involved in supporting the implementation of the Maternal and Newborn Health Simulation Labs Center of Excellence project in seven public hospitals throughout Nepal. This includes setting up simulation labs, developing tools, guidelines for skills and simulation labs, and training facilities. The employee will also contribute to ongoing programs, and coordinate with hospital management and the program focal person to implement the program effectively. Monthly reporting and documentation of project activities, including workshops and training, are essential deliverables.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support in the implementation and operationalization of the Maternal and Newborn Health Simulation Labs Center of Excellence project in seven public hospitals.
  • Handle the day-to-day coordination with the program focal person of the hospitals where the simulation labs will be established.
  • Design and develop realistic and scenario-based simulations that align with learning objectives and clinical competencies of the hospitals and faculties.
  • Train master trainers, designated focal persons, faculty (clinical and didactic), and staff on the effective use of simulation equipment and resources.
  • Support to train the lab operator to facilitate and manage simulation sessions, ensuring a safe and supportive learning environment.
  • Facilitate the operation of simulation equipment and technology to create authentic healthcare scenarios.
  • Implement assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of simulation-based learning experiences.
  • Evaluate learner performance during simulations and provide constructive feedback for improvement.
  • Analyze and use the data to enhance the quality of simulation programs regularly.
  • Maintain the training management information system.
  • Help pilot the cutting-edge technology for reporting performance measurement purposes.
  • Regularly update and maintain simulation equipment to ensure functionality and realism.
  • Support the implementation of operational research for the above activities with the help of the research team.
  • Support ongoing programs and activities in the country, including research.
  • Prepare periodic reports, including minutes of meetings and documentation of ongoing activities.
  • Other tasks might arise during the assignment period. These will be discussed and agreed upon, and appropriate deliverables identified.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Latest advances and strategies in the field of MNCH.
  • Basic inventory, material storage procedures, and record-keeping procedures.
  • The setup and operation of patient care simulation and related multimedia, technology, and computer equipment.
  • Proficiency in computers - Microsoft Office.
  • Utilize analytical problem-solving skills to resolve issues related to patient care.
  • Can run the simulation scenarios.
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with different team members, including construction contractors and co-trainers.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Nepali.
  • Learn the characteristics of new equipment and update skills to adapt to changing technology.

Academic qualifications and work experience:

  • Master's in Public Health/Nursing with a nursing/clinical background and a minimum of two years or Bachler's nursing/clinical background and a minimum of five years of experience in Nepal's Health Care Delivery System, specifically in Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health.
  • Preferred candidates will possess a distinct advantage if they can demonstrate a proven track record of success in roles within international organizations or clinical/hospital settings in leadership roles.
  • Priority will be given to those who have a strong background in clinical training facilitation and a track record of managing competency-based training activities.

OHW reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the whole recruitment process and reject any/all applications without specifying any reasons whatsoever.  

Application Procedures:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to visit the link at and submit their application through the online portal by March 12, 2024.


Category Development and Project, Development / INGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education M.P.H. (Masters in Public Health), M.Sc. / M.N. (Masters in Nursing)
Posted Date 05 Mar, 2024
Apply Before 12 Mar, 2024
City Kathmandu