[CLOSED] [SAFETYNET] Resident Advisor - Nepal

Updated: Oct 23

Consultancy contracts are offered to individuals to perform specific tasks in a given time frame. The presence at duty station i.e. Nepal may/may not be required. Consultants are contracted are in a technical, advisory, or consultative capacity and time-limited and to deliver clear defined deliverables

The qualification, knowledge, and skills required to deliver the deliverables are described in the Terms of Reference.



The Consultant employed is accountable to:

• Provide technical assistant to FETP for field epidemiology training programs

• Serves as a mentor for the mentors and FETP trainees

• Supports field work related to FETP officers Core Activity of Learning (CAL)– outbreak investigations, surveillance system assessments, program evaluations, and epidemiological projects

• Work with FETP mentors to build capacity

• Coordinates with training officers/trainees

• Supports FETP officers/trainees in analyzing data related to surveillance, summarize and report the findings of epidemiological research, proposals, publications for presentations at national and international meetings

• Prepare regular and ad hoc progress reports on partner activities

• Provide technical direction to interested public health officials and organizations on how to develop proposals that result in a memorandum of understanding, grant, contract and/or cooperative agreement for interventions that deliver surveillance services

• Review technical aspect of FETP reports related to public health response and facilitate administrative approval

• Review FETP trainees/officers scientific abstracts for conferences and scientific presentations at national/international forums

• Review FETP trainees/officers manuscripts for administrative submission and publications

• Review progress of the FETP trainees on their CALs and support government and non-government partners in updating database of FETP officers projects

• Coordinate common FETP/EIS hub activities like monthly seminars, field investigations, EIS/FETP annual conference, hub meetings, and other activities as assigned.

• Develop an epidemiological analysis plan, conduct descriptive and analytical epidemiological studies

• Support in documenting FETP program guidelines, standard operating procedures and required monthly and quarterly reports

• Visit placement sites and field investigation sites to mentor and monitor FETP Officers activities.

• Any other work assigned by the SAFETYNET Executive Director and CDC Resident Advisor

Experience and Skills

• Minimum of 5 years work experience in public health; field epidemiology, implementation of public health projects and programs at state/national level. FETP or EIS graduate is preferable

• Experience in designing, implementing and managing epidemiological studies and other research projects

• Excellent in verbal and written communication in English. Proficient in the native language and

good working knowledge of the native country is beneficial.

• Knowledge of public health issues, epidemiology, research methodology, and scientific writing

• Excellent interpersonal relations; ability to network, work in multi-cultural team environment, and work harmoniously with multiple partners

• Willing to live and work in the country where FETP is being started

• Good working knowledge of computer applications, especially MS office, Epi Info

Please send your CV and application to admin@safetynet-web.org.

Deadline for applications is on October 22, 2021.

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