Mr. Dhab Nath Sharma (DN Sharma) is the Senior Manager Programme and Management of the Young Professional Development Society Nepal. Mr. Sharma has more than 25 years of working experience in the fields of development and the health sector in Nepal. He has been involved in training, curriculum development, program design, implementation, monitoring, and supervision of programs across Nepal. Mr. Sharma has extensive training in program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and research. He has also been especially involved in the preparation of NTP training manuals, modules, guidelines, and policy documents for the National TB Program. He has also participated in numerous conferences and workshops related to health and development inside and outside the country. Mr. Sharma’s contribution to the organization is well acknowledged.
Specific committee responsibilities:
- Responsible for planning, organization, and direction of the organization’s operations and programs.
- Develops and implements consistent inventory and cost accounting policies, procedures, and operational reporting/metrics.
- An Oversees and reports on the organization’s results to the board of directors.
- Prepares accurate and timely analyses that capture and communicate fundraising results, variances, and performance trends.
- Provides leadership to and manages the efforts of site staff to ensure appropriate support of all departments.
- Supervises the development of operations-based financial modeling.
- Coordinates and leads annual budget reviews, monthly and quarterly reviews, and periodic forecast updates with operational and senior management for all locations.
- Approves major systems implementations related to cost and inventory control.
- Retains a diverse, highly qualified staff and volunteers by providing career coaching, growth, and personal development opportunities for workers.
- An Ensures that services and funding relationships are robust enough to meet or exceed strategic goals and objectives.
- Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy that achieves its mission and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
- Provide leadership in developing program, organizational, and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carrying out plans and policies authorized by the board.
- Promote active and broad participation by volunteers in all areas of the organization’s work.
- maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
- Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
In communications, the SMPM will:
- See that the board is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it.
- Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs, and its goals.
- Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organizations.
- Represent the organization’s programs and points of view to agencies, organizations, and the general public.
In relation to staff, the SMPM will:
- Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.
- Ensure that job descriptions are developed, that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are in place.
- See that an effective management team, with appropriate provision for succession, is in place.
- Encourage staff and volunteer development and education, and assist program staff in relating their specialized work to the total program of the organization.
- Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top-quality people.
- In budget and finance, the SMPM will:
- Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices.
- Work with the staff, the Finance Committee, and the board in preparing a budget and seeing that the organization operates within budget guidelines.
- Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work.
- Conduct official correspondence of the organization jointly with the president and secretary of the board of directors, and jointly, with designated officers, execute legal documents.