Options is a leading global health consultancy established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We manage health programmes that ensure vulnerable women and children can access the high quality health services they need. We work with partners to co-create and implement locally informed solutions to complex health problems. This includes governments, development partners, NGOs, civil society and health workers. Our programming is flexible, evidence-based and politically informed. This means we adapt to changing contexts, use data to inform our decisions and ensure our approach is appropriate. Our focus is always on building local skills and systems that last.
Nepal Health Sector Support Programme (NHSSP) is a technical assistance programme to the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), funded with UK Aid, designed to support the goals of Nepal Health Sector Strategy (2015/16 - 2020/21) and contribute to the MoHP’s efforts to provide quality health services leaving no-one behind. It is implemented by a consortium led by Options, with HERD International and Oxford Policy Management.
Options seeks a Pharmacist to provide technical assistance (TA) under the Leadership and Governance Thematic Area. The aim of this thematic area is to provide effective technical inputs to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) /DoHS to enable them to deliver against the objectives of NHSP 3, especially policy performance improved through better formulated and implemented policies across the spheres, with governance functions carried out efficiently, effectively, equitably and in a responsive manner.
The main responsibility of the Pharmacist is to build the technical capacities within the Management Division/Logistics Management Section of the MoHP, and provincial & local procurement entities to establish/strengthen procurement processes for pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical goods and services; ensure that these comply with the procedures of the Public Procurement Act and Regulations of Nepal and of other relevant regulatory authorities; and aim to make processes transparent and duty-bearers accountable.
To succeed in this role, you will have: