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Helen Keller International (INGO)

Chakupat, Lalitpur, Nepal

About Us

Founded in 1915, Helen Keller International is dedicated to saving the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition.

Risk Communication Coordinator

Basic Information

  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Kathmandu
  • Expiry date 2022-01-20

Job Description

Duration: 5 Months
No. of Position: 2
Location : Kathmandu

Summary of Job Purpose:  

This position will be responsible to support the NHEICC and Suaahara II in implementing Risk Communication and Community Engagement Activities to prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 in the community; liaise between the Suaahara II Program and the NHEICC for bringing synergy in their RCCE activities; review the evolving scenario and proactively recommend the appropriate RCCE activities to be designed and implemented by the NHEICC and the Suaahara II Program; support Suaahara II Risk Communication team in designing appropriate messages, tools and platforms to disseminate the key messages; when required, triangulating the messages from multiple sources and stakeholders; and develop the compelling content to generate desired responses and behavior change from the audiences.

Educational qualifications and experiences: 

  • Master’s degree in development communication, mass communication, journalism, media studies, development studies or a related field; a degree in public health will be an advantage;
  • Experience of working in the field of social and behavior change communication in the development sector; prior experience in the areas of public health and emergency communication will be an advantage.

Apply Instruction

For detailed Job Description, log on to www.hki.org.np. To apply submit a cover letter, updated CV and relevant references to nepal.recruitment@hki.org  by COB January 20, 2022.

This position is a short-term with a possibility of extension depending upon performance and availability of funds.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview process. Helen Keller Intl reserves the right to close the application before the deadline if a sufficient number of applications have been received and to extend the deadline if needed.

Helen Keller International promotes workforce diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.