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Outreach and Communications Officer, Ipas Nepal

Outreach and Communications Officer, Ipas Nepal

Job ID 
2017-1803
# Positions 
1
Location 
NP-Kathmandu
Experience (Years) 
5
Posted Date 
11/30/2017
Category 
Communications
Education Requirement 
Master's
Relocation Eligible 
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Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

Ipas Nepal is non-profit international organization that works to increase women’s ability to exercise their Sexual and Reproductive Health, especially the Right to Safe Abortion. We seek to eliminate Unsafe Abortion and the resulting deaths and injuries and to expand women’s access to Comprehensive Abortion Care, including contraception and related reproductive health information and care. Ipas Nepal is seeking dynamic and experienced individuals for below position for its’ upcoming Family Planning Project.

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained. Canvassing at any stage of the process shall lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Application deadline, December 14, 2017

Responsibilities

The Outreach and Communications Officer is responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring the Social Norms and Behaviour Change (SBC) approaches especially at district and community level in coordination with the government stakeholders. She/he will provide technical support in conducting formative assessment in the intervention districts and conduct activities based on the findings of the assessment. This person will also be responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of SBC approaches linking with service utilization and carrying out other activities as assigned by the project management team.

Requirements

• Master’s degree in communications, public health or other related disciplines.
• At least five years of experience in designing, implementing and monitoring SBC activities in family planning program in coordination with government and other agencies at district level.
• Good knowledge on key government policies, guidelines and recent updates on SBC approaches in reproductive health.
• Good oral and written communication skills in both English and Nepali languages.
• Willing to travel up to 25% in the project areas

Commitment to Diversity

Ipas is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.