Project Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Bardiya

Website ADRA Nepal


Project Coordinator ( Health Reform Project)

Job Description

Project Coordinator

1. Department / Project(s)

  • Health reform project through improved nutrition and water sanitation status in Bardiya District

2. Workplace

  • Bardiya with frequent field visit

3. Reports to / Level

  • Program Director

4. Supervises

  • Finance and Administration Officer

5. Authorized Equipment

  • Laptop, Pen Drive, shared printer

6. Job Summary

  • Project Coordinator will work and support the Project as part of MoFA Japan-funded project
  • Project Coordinator will Coordinate on Health Reform Project (HRP) project activities in Bardiya, report to Program Director and manage office and local NGO.

6.1 Behaviour Competency

Planning and Organising

Sets clearly defined objectives; Plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; Manages time effectively; Identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks; Monitors performance against deadlines and milestones.

Applying Expertise and Technology

Applies specialist and detailed technical expertise (MCH, Nutrition and WASH); Develops job knowledge and expertise through continual professional development; Shares expertise and knowledge with others; Uses technology to achieve work objectives; Demonstrates appropriate physical co-ordination and endurance, manual skill, spatial awareness and dexterity; Demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions.

Report Writing

Writes clearly, succinctly and correctly; Writes convincingly in an engaging and expressive manner; Avoids the unnecessary use of jargon or complicated language; Writes in a well-structured and logical way; Structures information to meet the needs and understanding of the intended audience.

Creating and Conceptualizing

Produces new ideas, approaches or insights; Creates innovative products or designs; Produces a range of solutions to problems; Seeks opportunities for organisational improvement; Devises effective change initiatives.

6.2 Knowledge

  • Master’s in public health/nursing or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in a community based or public health setting in international organization.

6.3 Skills

  • Coordinating local NGOs for project operation and support project reports and knowledge products independently or with supervision
  • Ability to lead the concept note and proposal writing process including high level of competency in structuring ideas clearly in a logical framework and theory of change.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data establish fact and draw valid conclusions to accurately predict the achievements of the project objectives.
  • Able to cope with the diverse working climate and work pressure.
  • Able to handle project implementation independently.
  • Good negotiation, coordination, and communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written English and Nepali.

7 Responsibilities and Expected Outcomes

7.1 Project Implementation

  • Work in conjunction within the identification of specifically targeted beneficiaries for different intervention based on set criteria.
  • Oversee project and staff working attitude in the Bardia office and partner NGO with cooperation of the Project Manager from ADRA Japan.
  • Facilitate the implementation of agreement by coordinating the efforts of all partners (individuals, households, communities, government and development agencies).
  • Implement project activities based on Detailed Implementation Plan jointly agreed by ADRA Nepal and Japan officials.
  • Enhance the sustainability of project activities through ensuring community and stakeholder involvement in the project cycle.
  • Ensure the safety of and proper accounting for material delivered to project area.
  • Monitor the project performance as per agreed performance standards such as the Result Framework.
  • Carry out assigned surveys or vulnerability assessments in the area of operation
  • Liaise with the partner NGO, community leaders and local government line ministries at ground level all matters related to the project being implemented.
  • Conduct any other related duties assigned by direct supervisor, Project Manager or designated representative from time to time.
  • Develop periodic update reports as and when required by the supervisor.


7.2 Recording and Reporting

  • Ensure timely reporting as per standard form/formats in coordination with M & E unit
  • Develop periodic update reports as and when required by the supervisor
  • Authorize staff movement and report staff movement

Record of hours and work done on to timesheets every month for the salary payment

7.3 Supporting to Implementing Partner

  • support project implementing partners get appropriate support and constructive feedback regarding programmatic and financial management.

7.4 Work Health, Security and Safety (WHSS)

  • Carrying out their duties in a manner that does not adversely affect their own health, security, and safety or that of others.
  • Cooperating with measures introduced in the interests of work health, security, and safety.
  • Undertaking relevant training provided in relation to WHSS.
  • Immediately reporting all matters which may affect workplace health, security, and safety to their supervisor.
  • Correctly using any information, training, personal protective equipment, and safety devices provided.
  • Refraining from intentionally misusing or recklessly interfering with anything that has been provided for health, security, and safety reasons.
  • Undertaking only those tasks for which they have authorization and/or the necessary training, and for which all necessary safety arrangements are in place; and
  • Cooperating with arrangements made to assist the return-to-work of ill or injured employees.

7.5 Others

  • Conduct any other related duties assigned by supervisor, Program Director/Project Manager.

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