Posted On : 2019-11-27 Days Left : Expired
Basic Information
Location : Lalitpur
No of Vacancy : 1
Experience : Four year or above
Job Level : Mid Level
Job Type : Full Time
Salary : Negotiable /month
Educational Qualification : Master in health sciences or social science or related field
Expiry date : 2019-12-03
Job Description

Accelerating Sustainable Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ASCEND)


Job Description/(TOR) NTD Program Manager

Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ASCEND), is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The objective of ASCEND is to achieve progress towards the 2020 NTD roadmap targets for the targeted NTDs across priority countries and to strengthen elements of the national health systems which are required for sustainable NTD control and elimination. The Programme will focus on five NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, visceral leishmaniasis, and trachoma.

The primary function of the NTD Program Manager is to provide programmatic support for the planning, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of the ASCEND Programmes to MOHP NTD Section.

This is a fixed-term contract position

Reporting Line: This position reports to the MOHP/EDCD Director and Country Lead, ASCEND Nepal.

The position is based in the MOHP/EDCD. The objective of this position is to strengthen the capacity EDCD NTD section to deliver agreed ASCEND activities on time. The main responsibilities of this position include but not limited to:

Program Planning/ Development/Coordination

Under the direction of the NTD EDCD Director and CL, the Program Manager will support to manage all NTD Control and Elimination Programme activities relevant to ASCEND and will:

  • Assist the CL and the EDCD director in monitoring the progress of ASCEND activities by attending meetings as required with MoHP counterparts and visiting project sites for reporting on progress measured against expected results agreed in the ASCEND annual work plan.
  • Make field visits to implementation units to assess program implementation and report back to the CL and EDCD director
  • Initiate and develop country operational plans based on the strategic directions of the program.
  • Participate in program activity planning and implementation. Working closely with data manager and provincial coordinators, assist in monitoring and evaluation of program activities.
  • Support the CL and NTD section chief in coordinating with the MOHP and NTD partners at the central level stakeholders such as DoHS, EDCD, LMD, WHO and NTP for all ASCEND related program activities.
  • Coordinate with Provincial Health Directorate, District Health Offices, and District Education Offices in ASCEND program districts and Local levels for all ASCEND activities.
  • Provide overall programmatic support to CL and NTD section chief.
Apply Instruction

How to apply:  Interested candidates can submit their CV/RESUME by following email address: together with a cover letter.