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I/NGO Vacancy |Nick Simons Institute (NSI)

Nick Simons Institute (NSI)

Nick Simons Institute (NSI) is an organization with a mission to innovate solutions in rural healthcare — through training, hospital support, and advocating for healthcare workers with the government of Nepal since its establishment in 2006. NSI's main spheres of work has been to provide appropriate Trainings to the rural healthcare workers, Hospital Support Program (HSP) and Research, Advocacy and Monitoring (RAM) towards enhancing rural healthcare.

Under the Training program, NSI facilitates training of those healthcare cadres most likely to have an impact in rural institutions through different 22 training sites. Likewise, Curative Service Support Program (CSSP) under the HSP is being implemented in 48 different level hospitals across the country whereas HSP is implemented in 97 different level hospitals. RAM targets changes in government policy including the incorporation of NSA programs.

Furthermore, NSI has been the solo counterpart of Nick Simons Foundation International (NSFI), NY USA, and jointly works in the programs related to strengthening the skills of healthcare workers, improving health services available to remote and rural communities, and improving the operation of district-level hospitals, primary health centers and health posts in the rural area. As the programs grow, to have a smooth operation of its daily activities NSI is looking for suitable Nepalese citizens for the following positions in its central office in Lalitpur.

1. Training Manager (1)

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead the training team and represent them at the NSI leadership level.
  • Lead development of NSI partner hospitals as quality training sites.
  • Support NSI partner training sites through follow-up and quality assurance.
  • Facilitate the development of learning resource packages.
  • Represent NSI in liaison activities, such as committees and government consultation

Person Quality

  • A leader. Motivator and encourager of staff and partners.
  • Mature and serious: earns the respect of various levels of healthcare workers.
  • Creative: can think outside the box to find new solutions.
  • Good team player.
  • Patient with new concepts.

Basic Requirement

  • Bachelor's degree in healthcare.
  • Extensive experience working in Nepal's healthcare system.
  • Training and experience as a trainer.
  • Experience in higher management roles.

2. Hospital Support Program (HSP) Officer - (1)

  • To enhance district hospitals' performance in NSI's Hospital Support Program (HSP) network.
  • Include HSP components in the health system of MoHP.
  • Implement CSSP and HMSP components of the Hospital Support Program (HSP) in assigned hospitals.
  • Facilitate linkage between the assigned Regional Health Directorate(s) and the HSP.

Person Quality

  • Motivator and encourager. A leader.
  • Mature and friendly: earns the respect of various levels of the healthcare workers.
  • Creative and positive: can think outside the box to find new solutions.
  • Good team player.
  • Patient: for new concepts to develop and to tolerate the program's hindrances.
  • Enjoys travel, even to difficult locations.
  • Proficient in basic financial calculations and record-keeping.

Basic Requirement

  • Bachelor's degree in the healthcare profession (incl. HC management).
  • Staff nurse or health assistant (BSc Nursing also acceptable)
  • Experience working in Nepal government health care institutions, preferably district hospitals.
  • Experience in managing at the program level, preferably in an NGO/INGO.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in HR management.
  • Frequent travel.

3. Office Administrative Assistant (OAA) (1)

Core Responsibilities

  • Ensure efficient front desk service and space management for visitors and staff.
  • The smooth operation of clerical service and oversee office vehicle movement.
  • Provide effective communication and clerical support to the corporate and staff.
  • Provide hospitality and administrative support to visitors and staff.
  • Supervise cleanness in the Reception area including panty and restrooms.
  • Provide orientation and supervision to interns

Person Quality

  • Pleasant and friendly.
  • Very good language proficiency in English and Nepali.
  • Able to type both Nepali and English efficiently and accurately.
  • Good team player.
  • Takes initiatives.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Has the ability to juggle several tasks.
  • Enthusiastic with NSI Mission & Values.

Basic Requirement

  • Course in secretarial skills.
  • Experience working as a Receptionist/Front Desk Management
  • Some experience in the supervision of supporting staff members.
  • Bachelor's in Business Management or Administration would be added value.

Application Procedure:

Qualified and interested candidates should apply with a covering letter mentioning the position you would like to apply for along with an updated CV STRICTLY maximum of 2 pages. Also, kindly mention TWO names' most recent work for references. A completed application should be emailed to: application@nsi.edu.np.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Closing date for receiving applications: 25 May 2022 by 5:00 PM.

Telephone inquiries are NOT entertained and will be disqualified automatically if identified.