The Nepal Safer Schools Project (NSSP) is a DFID funded programme that looks to increase school safety in the Mid and Far West of Nepal. Through retrofitting and reconstruction, disaster risk reduction education, and institutionalisation with the Government of Nepal, the NSSP will look to make 200-250 schools safer learning environments.
In order to achieve this, DFID has contracted Crown Agents to:
Provide technical support for the design and delivery of agreed outputs and activities;
Responsible for the overall management of the Medair office in Zahle, he or she provides strategic leadership and direction for the Zahle programme, and oversight of all Medair projects and activities, working closely with project managers, managers, and thematic leads. The Project Coordinator is responsible for external coordination at the field level – liaising with other humanitarian agencies, coordination bodies, and donor field offices.
Provide technical advice and support to the field management and the health staff. Develop, lead, monitor, and evaluate the health aspects of the country programme. Coordinate and network at a senior level with national and regional health and nutrition authorities. Actively participate in health sector coordination supporting the development of quality standards and protocols to improve the overall response and participate in the capacity building of less experienced organizations.