District Officer

  • Full Time
  • Okhaldhunga
  • Applications have closed

Website Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) Nepal


Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal (TPO Nepal) is one of Nepal’s leading psychosocial organizations. It was established in 2005 to promote psychosocial well-being and mental health of people in conflict-affected and other vulnerable communities through the development of sustainable, culturally appropriate, and community-based psychosocial support systems.

Project information:

Strengthening and Expanding Mental Health Care in Nepal is a 4-year (January 2023 to December 2026) project that aims to raise awareness on mental health and increase access to mental health services in public health networks in Okhaldhunga and Sindhuli districts. The focus is on strengthening primary-level out-patient treatment in line with WHO’s Special Initiative for Mental Health recommendations and National Mental Health Strategy and Action Plan (2077-082). This will be achieved through capacity building of – teachers, female community health volunteers (FCHVs), and healthcare workers on MHPSS and by organizing mental health workshops at schools and communities. Furthermore, the project aims to provide vocational training and livelihood support to the most vulnerable persons and to form and operate municipal committees for advocacy and sensitization process.

The project is being implemented by TPO Nepal in Four municipalities of Okhaldhunga and Sindhuli districts with the financial support of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), Finland.

TPO Nepal seeks competent, committed, and result-oriented candidate for the following position:

Job Title: District Officer

Job station: Okhaldhunga District
Job duration: 1 year with a possibility of extension
Number of openings: 1 (One)
Start date: At the earliest

Major responsibilities

The District Officer will be responsible for the following duties but not limited to:

  • Take a lead role to district level coordination and planning, implementation and reporting.
  • Prepare and conduct different psychosocial care and support trainings, workshop training materials, brochures, and other IEC materials to implement the program successfully.
  • Oversee implementation of the overall project in district level.
  • Coordinate with local government and other relevant stakeholders at project sites, for effective implementation of the project.
  • Prepare events reports, conduct context analysis, and prepare reports.
  • Conduct regular field visits to closely monitor field activities.
  • Regular coordination with the project team for day-to-day activities.
  • Provide regular updates, monthly, quarterly, and annual plans and reports to the Project Manager, coordinator, and other program staff.
  • Participate in different concern meetings, workshops, training, etc.

Qualification, Skills, and Experiences:

  • Minimum PGD in counseling psychology or six-month psychosocial counseling training with Bachelor degree in a related field (psychology, public health, social work and other disciplines).
  • Minimum three years of work experience in similar field/position.
  • Knowledge and experience of community-based MHPS intervention implementation.
  • Prior experience working in community-based MHPS prevention, promotion and responses activities.Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and proficiency in written and spoken Nepali and English language.
  • Willingness to travel to rural areas and work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Having a driving license for a motorbike or scooter will be an advantage.

Interested, qualified, and motivated candidates meeting the above requirements are encouraged to apply along with a cover letter, updated resume (CV), and expected salary to: hrtponepal@tponepal.org.np no later than 05:00 PM, June 18, 2023.

Only short-listed candidates will be informed about the further selection process. Any activity intended to influence the selection process will lead to disqualification. All the selected candidates will undergo rigorous background checks.

TPO Nepal is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups, and persons with disabilities to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. TPO Nepal does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination.

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