Thursday, August 18, 2022

Jobs at Save the Children

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In Nepal and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and future we share. Save the Children expects that anyone associated with it abides by its Safeguarding and other Zero Tolerance Policies.

Position: Senior Program Manager – Malaria – (2200069M)
> Required No.(s): 1 (Nepalese Citizen Only)
> Contract length: Fixed Term
> Location: Based in EDCD, Teku, Kathmandu

Under the direct supervision of Sr. Director, Program Operations-Save the Children and Director, EDCD, in close coordination with focal persons at EDCD, the Project Manager will oversee management operations of the Global Fund program implemented by EDCD. In specific, the Project Manager will be responsible for the key areas of accountability listed below

Key Responsibilities
> Manage the overall implementation of the Malaria program in close liaison with Save the Children and Nepal government staff. Special focus to be given to management of the Global Fund Supported activities in helping the country reach the set elimination targets.
> Ensure that all information related to operational, administrative, finance and logistical issues of the Global Fund project are available as required.
> Provide quality policy and managerial advice to EDCD for optimal program implementation.
> Ensure accurate and timely reporting to Save the Children, with the support from relevant government and project staff at EDCD. Regularly report to and keep Save the Children up to date on project progress and implementation issues.
> Liaise closely with government agencies (e.g. DoHS, LMD, NPHL, VBDRTC, DHO/DPHOs) and other stakeholders to ensure smooth collaboration and management of programs.
> Build strategic partnerships and maintain effective communication with the key stakeholders including the CCM, GFATM, Local Fund Agent (LFA), External Development Partners (EDPs) and others.
> Foster and facilitate collaboration and coordination among wider stakeholders to avoid duplication of Global Fund resources on Malaria control program.
> Facilitate and coordinate with relevant stakeholders at the national level including the Ministry of Health and Population, as well as with district government entities and development partners including EDPs, technical agencies and other implementing partners.
> Manage the finances and related human resources associated with Global Fund program implemented by EDCD.
> Prepare financial estimates, coordinate budgets, maintain financial records and analyze/monitor expenditure for both SCI and EDCD.
> Ensure a participatory work planning process for the development of work plans for the program and prepare PUDR ensuring that reporting meets Global Fund quality standards.

Qualifications and experience
> Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences along with Masters’ Degree in Public Health (PhD preferable)
> At least 7 years of working experience in managing Public Health Programs
> Proven experience of working with government in national level health programme/project and multi-/bi-lateral agencies or international organizations. Experience of working in a team for bigger grants such as GFATM will be an asset.
> Understanding of the working procedures of the Government as well as of external development partners (EDPs) will be considered a huge advantage
> Experience in coordination and liaison with different partner agencies
> Ability to work in multi-cultural environment
> Ability to work under pressure
> Thorough understanding of Malaria control program in developing countries
> Excellent analytical and synthesis skills
> Good communication and negotiation skills
> Excellent computer skills (MS Office)
> Understanding of logistics management, financial management and budgeting of development programs desirable

Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2022


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