ARH System Strengthening & Governance Specialist
Care Nepal (INGO)
Care Nepal (INGO)


About Us

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities ...

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE’s community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and help people rebuild their lives.


ARH System Strengthening & Governance Specialist

Basic Information

  • Job Category NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Job Level Entry Level
  • Expiry date 2022-07-14
  • Skills Teamwork, Writing Reports

Job Description

R1. Program Implementation: (30%)

  • Support Provincial Coordinator to prepare annual or periodic plan of ARH system Strengthening and Governance related activities and support partners for the implementation of those activities in the field
  • Provide direction, leadership, and assessment of the project’s ARH & Governance system related component, including activities to support province and local government on strategic planning, resource allocation, budget execution and monitoring, human resource planning and management
  • Support local partners to scale up the social accountability tool: community health scoreboard at health facilities with the engagement of adolescent/ youth people and advocate with local and provincial government for the sustainable use of the tools for improved accountability system
  • Advocate with newly elected leaders to ensure that sufficient funding is allocated to key ARH issues and participation of adolescents in various public and private forums
  • Participate in provincial and municipal level annual reviews meetings and provide necessary technical inputs for better planning and implementation of ARH activities
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of all required technical reporting and deliverables for the ARH Systems Strengthening and Governance component of the project
  • Support technical advisor (ARH system strengthening and Governance) or organize technical workshop, policy dialogue and meetings to contextualize adolescent health and development strategy and other program guideline at province
  • Engage with youth organizations/ club and private sectors to ensure their engagement in ARH activities in provinces and districts
  • Work with the team of social norms & BCC and support to develop ARH related IEC/BCC materials in the context of province and use them in the field

R2. Coordination and Liaison: (20%)

  • Coordinate with municipal and province government authorities for effective implementation of the project activities
  • Coordinate with CARE’s other projects, USAID funded projects and with other organizations at province, district and municipal level for resource leverage and synergy building
  • Coordinate with relevant institutions/forums to facilitate exchange of ideas; knowledge and experiences on research field and share /cross fertilize lessons learned and best practices through workshops/seminars, visits
  • Carry out and coordinate with field staff to plan/organize trainings events, review, and reflection meetings, FCHVs, HFOMC, youth groups, youth allies and private sector orientation and other project activities
  • Maintain relationship with province, municipalities, district government officers and other stakeholders

R3. Technical support and monitoring: (30%)

  • Support implementing partner agencies to collect data from field, compile and analyze them, share in project team, and provide feedback to field staff
  • Collect case studies, lessons learnt and challenges from project areas and use them in program planning
  • Monitor health services and training outcome/impact through follow-up visit with field office, provincial health directorate, health facilities, community people and other projects of CARE Nepal in the cluster/district
  • Conduct technical support visits to health facility, service providers, female community health volunteer, as guided by project document and guideline developed by government
  • Have regular field visits and provide technical inputs to HFOMC members, health workers and project front line workers about the process and use of CHSB and other tools of project
  • Analyze the technical support visits/supportive supervision and prepare reports of these findings for further use and dissemination

R4. Documentation, dissemination, and reporting: (20%)

  • Field visits to health facilities for ensuring quality recording and reporting of ARH activities.
  • Prepare reports and process documentation related to ARH activities, progress, and changes observed and disseminate the findings, and learning in relevant forums.
  • Prepare monthly updates, and periodic progress reports of system strengthening accordingly
  • Prepare process documentation, best practice, and other learning documents of projects
  • Support provincial and municipal health authorities for initiation and review of CHSB at project district. Analyze the progress of CHSB and share at province and local government

R5. Upholding CARE’s Core values and ensuring its principles

  • Link and demonstrate CARE Nepal’s core values, programming principles, strategic objects, gender equity and equality in programming and behavior
  • Comply and exercise organizational values and culture
  • Help to promote rights and good governance

Spending Authority: None

Working conditions:
Based in the province with extensive field visits.

Job Specification

Master’s degree in public health/nursing or masters in social sciences with strong health background with at least 5 years of experiences in RH/FP program, health system governance at national and sub-national level

Skills and knowledge:

  • Report writing skill along with basic analytical and formatting skills required to prepare a report.
  • Extensive experience and skills in using various governance and accountability tools.
  • Communication skills including strong verbal and written language skills in both English and Nepali.
  • Interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • Strong coordination, networking, and advocacy skills.
  • Strong experiences working with provincial and local governance
  • Experience in various governance tools and programs use in health sectors
  • Computer skills, including knowledge of relevant software e.g., Microsoft office and others


  • Initiative – Deals with situations and issues proactively and persistently.
  • Teamwork and People Management – Able to work effectively with other people within a work group
  • Writing – Able to communicate ideas and information in writing to ensure that information and messages are understood and have the desired impact
  • Communicating and sharing ideas and information – Able to present findings/recommendation and express opinions confidently.
  • Planning and organizing – Able to define work goals and objectives; develop and execute work plans; and contribute to the achievement of work group objectives.

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This job has been expired on 2022-07-14