District Master Trainer (DMT)

  • Dolpa, Jajarkot, Rukum, and Salyan, np
  • Contract
  • Contract type: Short term consultancy contract

Company Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development. SNV has been working in Nepal since 1980 and is active in Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

SNV is seeking qualified energetic Nepalese nationals for District Master Trainers (DMT) for WASH Behaviors Change Activity for SWACHCHHATA Project.

The SWACHCHHATA is USAID funded 5 years (2016 – 2021) Project covering 4 districts (namely; Dolpa, Salyan, Jajarkot and Rukum) of the Mid-Western Development Region. SNV is leading the implementation of USAID’s SWACHCHHATA project to empower some of Nepal’s most vulnerable communities to advance their health status through well-maintained infrastructure in health facilities, and good governance, informed people, and equitable access pertinent to health and hygiene. SWACHCHHATA, meaning “cleanliness” in Nepali, is integrating water, sanitation, and energy infrastructure into health service delivery, and increasing communities’ and health facilities’ capacity for corresponding infection prevention measures and hygienic behaviors.

SWACHCHHATA is working extensively with relevant stakeholders at the community, rural municipality, district, state, and national levels to activate stronger governance and community ownership structures, and to establish a solid base for the project’s sustainability. 

SWACHCHHATA is implemented by SNV and our partner Population Services International (PSI), with additional support from the Sustainable Infrastructure Development Foundation (SIDeF) and the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC).

SWACHCHHATA’s Activity Description

The project is working on WASH and renewable energy infrastructure investments in HFs in the four districts.  The project works extensively with stakeholders at the village, community, district, and national level to strengthen community ownership, activate stronger governance structures, and establish a solid base for project sustainability. SWACHCHHATA is providing a series of intensive trainings that target medical and management staff at the HFs along with members of various community based committees. These trainings cover a range of topics including proper facility maintenance procedures, sanitation systems development, proper hygiene and infection prevention at the facilities, and the development of best practices for effective and consistent engagement in Behavior Change Communication (BCC).

Job Description

Objective and Tasks

The objective of this position is to conduct and support Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) trainings to the Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) and Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) in the 80 target HFs (Dolpa -10, Rukum-24, Salyan-26 and Jajarkot-20).

Specifically, tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Participate proactively in Master Training on BCC on WASH behaviors and facilitation skills and learn content and methodology.
  • Conduct practice training of trainers for ANMs at district level under supervision of Project BCC Advisor.
  • Conduct training of trainers for ANMs at district level in own district.
  • Provide support to ANMs (supervise, coaching, quality control) to conduct training for facilitators for FCHVs in the area of their HF.
  • Monitor sample FCHV sessions of mothers’ groups (together with ANM, LRP).
  • Reporting on trainings conducted and supervision/coaching provided.

The Consultant, District Master Trainer will work under the supervision of the Project’s District Officer and in coordination with other members of the Project team. The DMT will be technically supported by the Project’s BCC Advisor.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field.  Public health education is desirable.
  • Minimum 10 trainings conducted in related field. 
  • Master training (ToT) certificate is desirable.
  • Experience in WASH and/or public health is desirable
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn
  • Good coaching, capacity building, communication skills
  • Willing to travel extensively throughout district

Additional Information

Period of Performance : 3 months (Starts from May 2019, can be extended as per project need)

Reports to : Project District Officer

Required Number of Position : 7 (seven) – 1 position in Dolpa; 2 position in Salyan; 2 position in Jajarko and 2 position in Rukum

Duty Station : in project working districts Dolpa, Salyan, Jajarkot and Rukum. (accommodation will be provided for non-residence)

How to Apply: If you are interested, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV with cover letter mentioning your preferred district by 21st April 2019.

ONLY SHORTLIST CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

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