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Medic Mobile designs, delivers, and supports world-class software for health workers who provide care in the hardest-to-reach communities. Our software is free, open-source, and deployed at scale in the last mile of healthcare. Evidence-based workflows come together in the software to support health workers and families, helping to ensure safe deliveries, track outbreaks, treat illnesses at the doorstep, communicate about emergencies, and more. We envision a more just world in which health workers are supported as they provide care for their neighbors, universal health coverage is a reality, and health is secured as a human right. By the end of 2017, Medic Mobile was supporting a network of more than 20,000 frontline health workers. In our next phase of growth, we are scaling through large partnerships and reaching out to health organizations with minimal resources. We aim to support health workers serving 100 million people between 2017 and 2021. Our global team supports more than 60 partners across 23 countries, with offices in San Francisco, Nairobi, and Kathmandu. Medic Mobile brings a wide range of experience and creative solutions to complex problems, building and delivering technology that works for people who have been marginalized.

Posted On : 2019-08-01 Days Left : Expired
Basic Information
Location> : Itahari, Province 1, Nepal
No. of vacancy : 1
Experience : Master’s degree in public health, international health, global health or related discipline.
Job category : General Mgmt. / Administration
Job Level : Top Level
Job Type : Full Time
Salary : Negotiable month
Educational Qualification : 5+ years of experience
Expiry date : 2019-08-16
Job Description

Role Description:
We are looking to immediately hire a Project Manager to guide and implement the mHealth program in Province 1, Nepal in partnership with provincial health authorities, local governments, our implementing partner, and in coordination with the Ministry of Social Development.

Please treat the pre-requisite qualifications more as guidelines than as a non-negotiable checklist. We expect that you are a quick learner and equally quick to adapt to new and changing technologies. Our team is spread around the world, and we need someone who enjoys working remotely. Ideally, you are proactive, a strong written and verbal communicator, self-directed, self-motivated, passionate about Medic Mobile's mission, and excited to join a dynamic, growing team.

Position Information:

  • Employment Status: Full-time for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Duty Station: Itahari, Province 1, Nepal
  • Position Title: Project Manager
  • Reports to: Deployment Manager

This position will be responsible for coordinating and managing Medic Mobile’s deployments in conjunction with our implementing partner in Province 1. This position is highly cross-functional, requiring coordination with federal and sub-national health authorities, implementing partners, and inter-disciplinary teams within Medic Mobile including partnerships, product, design, impact, and research. 


Partnerships management (45%)

  • Develop and nurture partnerships in Province 1, in accordance with Medic Mobile’s global strategy of government adoption of mHealth tools.
  • In close collaboration with our implementing partner, negotiate partnership arrangements with the local governments and the provincial government of Province 1.
  • Draft cost-sharing budgets and agreements for municipalities with support from other key roles
  • Follow up and coordinate with municipalities to provide budgeting support and deployment preparation
  • Build, develop, and grow local partnerships and other relationships vital to the success of the mHealth program.
  • Support Medic’s broader partnership efforts as and when required

Implementation (45%)

  • Coordinate deployment preparation and ensure the deployment of mHealth tools in Province 1 as agreed with the Provincial health authorities, local government and our implementing partner.
  • Coordinate with the product and technical teams for software configuration, testing, implementation, ongoing program support, monitoring and adoption of Medic Mobile tools for and with assigned partners.
  • Prepare and adapt training materials including visual learning aids and other content for Training of Trainers (ToTs) and for further end-user training conducted by trainers and partner staff.
  • In close collaboration with our implementing partner, deliver Training of Trainers (ToTs) as well as training for end-users including partner facility and field-level staff as needed.
  • Advocate for community health system strengthening with MOH and other development partners bringing in experiences from Province 1.
  • Lead periodic internal meetings between Medic and our implementing partner on monitoring the impact of the mHealth program in Province 1.
  • Support and supervise relevant program team members
  • Provide support to Medic’s deployments in other provinces as and when required.

Knowledge management (10%)

  • Coordinate the process of documenting program activities through reports, case studies, blog posts, videos, and photos.
  • Support the Asia team in developing materials such as proposals, reports, presentations, and write-ups for various audiences, ensuring timely reporting and communication with all stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Job Specification
  • Master’s degree in public health, international health, global health or related discipline. 
  • 5+ years of experience in public health program management and implementation, including experience in conducting training, partnership development, supervision, and people management.
  • Extensive familiarity with the health system in Nepal especially extensive experience in community health.
  • Fluent in both English and Nepali (written and verbal communication)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with team members at all levels of Medic Mobile and partner staff including program managers, health facility staff and community health workers
  • Experience in developing training materials and conducting training including Training of Trainers
  • Understanding of and familiarity with digital health technologies.
  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
  • Adaptable, self-motivated, inquisitive and a team player who is interested in being part of a fast-paced and diverse team
  • Willingness to travel to program implementation sites up to 50% of the time.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.


Apply Instruction

If this role inspires and intrigues you, please submit a resume and cover letter on the: Medic Mobile career page for the Project Manager position.

Applications without these required documents will not be considered.

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The ideal start date for this position is mid-September, 2019.