CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. CARE has been operational in Nepal since 1978 and works in partnerships with government and non-government stakeholders across the spectrum of humanitarian action and long-term development programs.
USAID Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) project is an adolescent co-led initiative to empower girls and boys, 10-19 years including the most marginalized, to attain their adolescent reproductive health (ARH) rights. The goal of the programis to support adolescents to reach their full potential by; ensuring they receive correct and appropriate reproductive health (RH) information and guidance to decision-making skills, creating an environment conductive in making healthy reproductive health decisions and facilitating translation of these decisions into healthy behaviors.
CARE Nepal hereby invites applications, for the below mentioned positions, from interested Nepalese candidates. (Click on the links below for the more Job details):
- Social Behavior Change and Health Systems Officer - based in Surkhet
Social Behavior Change and Health Systems Officer under the direct supervision of the Province Coordinator will be a core member of the USAID Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) team. The incumbent is responsible for effective and timely implementation of GESI, SBC and health systems strengthening activities while engaging closely with local NGOs across the program districts. In close coordination with the GESI SBC and Social Norms Specialist, Health System Strengthening & Governance Specialist and other thematic specialists in the province ,the incumbent is responsible for providing technical support to the project team and partners for the planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and advocacy of project approaches and activities especially the health Services component and GESI SBC and social norms interventions across project scope of work. Technical support will also be required in designing, field testing and implementation of activities, collecting & documenting case studies and implementation processes to showcase the project’s effectiveness. The incumbent is expected to work in close coordination and maintain good working relationships with the district health office, NGO partners, government line agencies, and other stakeholders in the district for the smooth operation of project activities. The incumbent should have a strong understanding that SRH issues do not have the same impact among everyone the same way eg: adolescents and youth who are gender non confirming and/or with disability are affected differently. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the programs are accessible and inclusive of people with disabilities and create space for people with diverse sexual orientation, gender identities and expression (SOGIESC). The incumbent will also feed in USAID ARH project contributions to CARE Nepal and global MEL processes including PIIRS and other MEL/KM initiatives. Local residents of Surkhet are strongly encouraged to apply.
CARE Nepal participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we hereby request information from candidate’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the candidate left employment. All CARE Nepal’s offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
CARE places human dignity at the centre of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA) of vulnerable adults, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE initiates rigorous investigation of complaints that indicate a possible violation of this policy and takes appropriate disciplinary action, as warranted.
We seek candidates who will bring diverse cultural backgrounds, beliefs, and perspectives to our team. Women, people representing marginalized groups in Nepal, people with disabilities, and LGBTIQ++ people are strongly encouraged to apply.
We offer fully flexible work norms to staff in good standing. This means our staff and teams work from anywhere, at any time, in the manner required to maximize efficiency and effectiveness while reducing stress. Staff and line managers are fully empowered and accountable for results; hard work alone is insufficient.
Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website at www.carenepal.org and complete the application process. The last date for submitting the application is 17:00 hours, November 14, 2023.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.
“CARE Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply”