Program Coordinator – Province 1 and Gandaki Province

Ipas works globally with a vision that every woman and girl has the right and ability to determine her own sexuality and reproductive health. Our programs use a multifaceted approach that addresses reproductive health services, access to services and fulfillment of reproductive rights, focusing on safe abortion and contraception.

As part of the broader reproductive justice movement and Ipas global sustainable abortion ecosystem approach, Ipas is working to ensure that abortion and contraceptive care are essential health services and that all people can access them. Our programs use a multifaceted approach that addresses reproductive health services, access to services and fulfillment of reproductive rights. We seek to expand the availability, quality and sustainability of abortion and related reproductive health services, as well as improve the enabling environment for the services. Ipas Nepal’s program intervention prioritize intersectional partnerships that integrates into the broader gender equality and social justice, including gender-based violence prevention and response, and women-led climate justice.

Position: Program Coordinator

Type: Fixed Term, for 12 months (Jan-Dec 2022) with the possibility of extension.

Number of positions: 2

Location: Province 1 and Gandaki Province

Job Summary:

The Program Coordinator position is a designated field level position. S/he will be assigned to one of the implementing Province (Province 1 or Gandaki Province). The overall job responsibilities of Program Coordinator are to ensure the effective implementation of Ipas supported SRHR especially safe abortion program activities in the assigned province and carry-on Ipas Nepal work plan activities in close coordination with Provincial Government and district/local level stakeholders including civil society. The Program Coordinator will be under the direct supervision of the Senior Program Advisor-Partnership and Field Operations and report to the supervisor on monthly basis.

Key roles and responsibilities are:

  • Program planning and implementation.
  • Provide technical support to the stakeholders that includes health institutions, local body, civil society especially effective programming on SRHR Coordination and Advocacy with respective government agencies, NGOs and CSOs for program integration, collaboration, and ownership.
  • Capacity building of partners, CSOs and community volunteers.
  • Data collection, monitoring and reporting.

Qualification and experience requirements:

  1. Master’s ’s degree in Public Health with 4years of experience in sexual and reproductive health  
  2. Strong knowledge on sexual and reproductive health program, women’s right, gender justice and preference will be given to candidates who have prior work experience in SRHR
  3. Knowledge and skills on the use of program data for improving program performance.
  4. Knowledge on government health system, local level planning process and quality improvement process in health sector.
  5. Sound coordination and communication skills must be a team player who is self-motivated and motivates his/her team.
  6. Committed to safe working environment where every team member is treated equally and respectfully with no history of committing violence including sexual harassment in the workplace.
  7. Good Computer Skill on Microsoft Office.
  8. Good interpersonal skills including report writing and presentation skills.
  9. Willing to travel in the field and in remote areas approximately 50% time in the field using public transportation. Preferences will be given to those who have two-wheel driving license.
  10. Residence of program Province or familiar with the local context will be given preference.
  11. Willing to travel in the field and in remote areas approximately 60% time in the field using public transportation. Preferences will be given to those who have two-wheel driving license.
  12. Residence of program Province or familiar with the local context will be given preference.

Applying Procedure

  • For the position advertised eligible candidates are requested to visit Ipas global website to submit online application.
  • Interested candidates should submit application along with up-to-date curriculum vitae.
  • In the application subject mention the position you are applying for and the preferred location.

Please submit your online application through the link given:

https://ipas.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Ipas/job/Nepal-Kathmandu/Program-Coordinator_R475

Application deadline, 22 December 2021.

Commitment to diversity and social inclusion

Ipas Nepal is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we want to achieve this by aligning diversity and inclusion through affirmative actions in our recruitment and selection process. To initiate this positive action, we have a provision for affirmative actions for socially excluded and marginalized groups. To make an inclusive workforce that includes the marginalized, disadvantaged and socially excluded population and women. To bring people from various social backgrounds, gender, caste/ethnicity, cultures, religions, and races. To bring gender balance and social inclusion in the workforce composition.

Qualified women candidates and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded/marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply and will be in priority for this position.

* Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained. Canvassing at any stage of the recruitment process shall lead to automatic disqualification and Ipas Nepal reserves the rights on the final candidate selection.