One Heart Worldwide

One Heart Worldwide (OHW) is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization with more than 20 years of experience implementing maternal and neonatal health programs in some of the most remote areas of the world. Our mission  is to end all preventable deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth worldwide. Our vision  is to improve access to, and utilization of quality healthcare services to reduce the risk of maternal and neonatal mortality in remote rural areas where mothers and their newborns are most vulnerable. Our theory of change is based on direct partnership with local authorities and communities to create a continuum of care that will increase access to safe delivery options and encourage the adoption of healthy, culturally appropriate behaviors. What we strive for is lofty, incredibly difficult, and yet very simple: we believe all women and newborns should receive the quality healthcare services they deserve during pregnancy and childbirth, anytime and anyplace.

Maternal and perinatal mortality are key indicators for health and development. As such, OHW specializes in improving the access to, and the delivery of essential healthcare services in regions where the need is the greatest. We work in remote areas with the lowest human development indexes, where other organizations rarely operate. Pregnant women in these high-risk regions often have little to no access to appropriate medical care. In these areas, geographical and socio-cultural barriers, limited personal resources, lack of information, and inadequate healthcare services often prevent pregnant women from receiving the essential care they need to have a safe pregnancy and childbirth. OHW addresses these barriers by improving access to healthcare services in the world’s hardest to reach places. We deliver results and drive systemic change, saving lives now and in the future.

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District Coordinator

NGO/INGO/Social/Development Project

Apply Before : 2020-07-04 (Closed)

Job summary

  • No. of Vacancy
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Offered Salary
  • Gender
  • Career Level
    Senior Level
  • Industry
    NGO / INGO / Development Projects
  • Experience
    3-5 Years
  • Location
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Job Description:

District Coordinator

Duty Station:  District Headquarter of Nuwakot district with 70%  field visit.

Purpose of the Position: 

Under the direct supervision of Senior Program Coordinator, District Coordinator oversees overall program activities of OHW’s Scaling up Network of Safety for Women and Newborns project in his/her respective district. This position is responsible to provide overall programmatic support in planning, implementation, and monitoring of activities of his/her district.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

Leadership & Management

  • Implement, monitor and supervise the project activities to ensure that they are being implemented in accordance with the project plan and technical guidelines. 
  • Build sound relationships and coordinate with Health Office (HO) at district level, District Coordination Committee, urban/rural municipalitie, health facilities at ward level (HF) and other stakeholders in order to maintain program schedule and achieve program deliverables at the district level. 
  • Prepare routine requests of the equipment, supplies and other needs (program and administrative) and forwards to the country office/regional office for procurement.
  • Conduct the District Project Advisory Committee (DPAC) meeting as per rule set by Social Welfare Council.
  • Identify and preempt any serious human resource issues and forward them to the line manager and HR officer.
  • Provide support and participate to conduct the performance review plan annually or as needed. 
  • Work with the country office and district partner to set-up of the district office. 
  • Ensure appropriate usage of office equipment and supplies. 
  • Oversee financial projection, expenditure tracking and reporting of the district level program financials and regularly maintains financial reporting to the regional office. 
  • List out the program logistics at district and municipals and ensure that was registered in D(P)HO, respective municipals and health facilities and recipient inventory book before distribution to the designated facilities and personal.
  • Performs other duties, as required.


  • Provides technical support to HO, municipal offices, HFs and program focal persons with special focus on capacity building on data management, data analysis, results-oriented programming, monitoring, and evaluation methods and principles, and requirements of relevant donors to ensure compliance. 
  • Takes lead to track program progress against program indicators and ensure early identification of any areas needing remedial action.
  • Frequent field visits to facilitate the implementation process, routine data collection, and follow-up.
  • Be proactive to support OHW Program and Admin functions
  • Assist to update, review, and develop technical field visit tools, M&E tools as necessary to cope with the operating environment and establishment of effective communication systems within the district
  • Coordinate the implementation of baseline surveys, program evaluation and conduct the monitoring and supervision visits at district, municipal and health facility level.
  • Promote use of data to inform decision making and link evidence-based approaches to the achievement of results.
  • Support operational research and specialized studies at the district level. 
  • Solicit and manage local data collection and research teams as needed.
  • Contribute to preparing regular progress reports, technical deliverables, presentations, and annual work plans at the district and municipal level. 
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual progress reports.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Skills and abilities:

  • Understanding of MoH health care delivery systems and activities at different levels, especially at the district level and below
  • Ability to function as a self-starter with limited supervision.
  • Knowledge and experience using MS-Office packages and statistical packages, email, and internet.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication including excellent written and spoken English.
  • Ability to manage people, good interpersonal skills, and experience of working in a team.
  • Good analytical skills and experience with program oversight. 
  • Knowledge and experience in program management and data management.
  • Practical experience in facilitation and negotiation skills with government counterparts/stakeholders at different levels.

Education + Experience

Academic qualification and work experience: 

  • With a minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or Nursing from a recognized University with more than five years of experience in the related field or Master's degree in Public Health or Nursing with three years of previous experience.  

Apply Instruction

Application Process: If you are interested in applying for this position, please click the link:                                       https //  and complete all relevant fields on the online application form by 5:00 PM 4 July 2020.

Note  Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and the vacancy may be closed when filled.

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