Program Coordinator

Category: Development
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Openings: 1
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City: Ilam, Taplejung, Panchthar, Sankuwasabha and Bhojp

Job Description / Requirements
Job Position: Program Coordinator–  Eastern Cluster (Ilam, Taplejung, Panchthar, Sankuwasabha and Bhojpur)
Report: Program Director
Direct Reportees/Supervision: District Coordinators/Clinical Program Officers and cluster based admin and financestaff
Duty Station: OHWEastern Regional Office with minimum 50%field visits in the program districts

Purpose of the Position:

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of One Heart World-Wide’s eastern cluster operation. This position will provide programmatic support for planning, implementation, and monitoring of OHW’s Network of Safety for Women and Newborns in program districts such as Ilam, Taplejung, Panchthar, Sankuwasabha and Bhojpurwith periodic field visits.  This position reports to the Program Director and works closely with the Administrative Director.  The Program Coordinator’s main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Program Planning/ Development/Coordination 

  • Under the direction of the Program Director, the Program Coordinator will supervise and monitor eastern program activities in the cluster districts (Ilam, Taplejung, Panchthar, Sankuwasabha and Bhojpur) andwill:
  • Under minimum supervision and direction is willing to deliver all program related deliverables in the OHW program districts and supports the scale-up of the Network of Safety for women and newborns in mountain, hilly districts of Nepal.
  • Monitor progress against the agreed targets, provideprogrammatic and financial reports, and ensure quality.
  • Make regular visits to program districts to assess progress in program implementation, financial expenditure and report back to the Program Director.
  • Initiate and support development of OHW Nepal operational plans based on the strategic directions for the program districts.
  • Participate in program and activity planning and implementation
  • Work closely with the country team and regional team members so as to make implementation of the OHW program activities in the six districts impactful and supporting to save lives of women and children.
  • Coordinate with Regional Directorate, District (Public) Health Offices and local Government offices in OHW program districts for smooth implementation of all OHW activities. 
  • Provide overall programmatic support
Communication and Information Processing

  • Communicate on biweekly basis with Program Director(E-mail and brief written reports)
  • Attend and respond to requests and inquiries, both internal and external, in a timely manner
  • Work together with theM&E team and communication officer in the preparation of program briefs, press note and other advocacy materials. This includes obtaining successful case stories from the districts, audio-visual materials,etc.
  • Prepare presentations and graphic material for OHW reports, work plans,review meetings and other documents
Management and Administrative Tasks

  • Work closely with the district coordinators, provide precise information toProgram Directorand Administrative Director on financial forecasts and spending plan, and recommend request for payment.
  • Support Program Director and OHW senior management team with program planning, budgeting, including projections in accordance with institutional guidelines.
  • Contribute to the collectionand dissemination of information on project activities, outcomes, best practices, and lessons learned including success stories, study results and articles
  • Support OHW Program Officers and Training Officers in draftingconsultants’ TOR and reviewingtimesheets by verifying their contracts awarded bythe OHW country office. Ensure that payments for expenses incurred for the program activities are made on time.
  • Maintain program files for technical deliverables, reports and study results;
  • Maintain project activities calendar and monitor completion of routine OHW monthly and quarterly reports
  • Exercise sound skills in the regional and district level HR management.
  • Support Logistics and Procurement team to prepare procurement plan and list.  Support the team to process requisition of supplies and equipment required for various OHW program activities with guidance from Program Director and Administrative Director.
  • Be proactive in finding solutions if asked by the senior management team or Program Director.

  • Advance Professional Degrees in health care management/public health with more than 5 yrs. Ofwork experience;
  • Minimum of 3 years of mid-level program and administrative management work experience with an excellent track record in result based management, preferably for an organization implementing MCH programs in low resources setting;
  • Experience of working in the Nepal’s public health system;
  • Ability to interact with staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, and be proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Nepali;
  • Excellent organizational, articulation and managerial skills and attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, Power Point, and Excel.  
How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, Please click the link:  and complete all relevant fields on the online application form then submit your application letter with recent resume at by 5 Pm, 19 Jan 2018.