Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Consultant-Behavior Change Communication - IPE Global Private Limited

Designation: Consultant-Behavior Change Communication (BCC)

Location: Patna, Bihar (with travel to other places in Bihar)

Last Date: 5th January 2014

Reports to: Team Leader /Deputy Team Leader (Health/ Nutrition/ WATSAN)

Apply to :

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply to with name of the position clearly mentioned in the subject line.

Senior Project Officer (South Asia), Access to Information Programme - CHRI

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-government organisation working for the practical realisation of human rights across the Commonwealth. CHRI is based in New Delhi, India, and has offices in London, UK and Accra, Ghana. Further information can be accessed at CHRI's website (

Access to Information Programme
Senior Project Officer (South Asia), Access to Information Programme
CHRI is seeking qualified staff for deepening its work on people’s right to information in South Asia countries. The following positions are vacant in its Access to Information Programme.

Senior Programme Officer, Prisons Reforms - CHRI

Senior Programme Officer, Prisons Reforms - CHRI

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-government organisation working for the practical realisation of human rights across the Commonwealth. CHRI is based in New Delhi, India, and has offices in London, UK and Accra, Ghana. Further information can be accessed at CHRI's website (

Prison Reforms Programme
Senior Programme Officer, Prisons Reforms (Delhi, India)

Project Officer - ChildFund India

Project Officer - ChildFund India

ChildFund India is part of ChildFund International (, one of the leading International Child Development Organizations in the world operating in 31 countries and working with over 15 million children globally. ChildFund International is a founding member of the ChildFund alliance – a global force of 12 international development organizations that partner to improve the lives of children and their families in 55 countries.
ChildFund started its operations in India in 1951. ChildFund India’s goal for 2013-2017 is to advance survival, comprehensive development, education, livelihood, participation and protection of deprived, excluded & vulnerable children by enhancing their access to quality services and reducing inequalities and discrimination.
ChildFund currently employs around 300 staff in 30 locations across India. It is headquartered in Bangalore, with a program office in New Delhi. The programs are geographically spread across 14 States and One Union Territory. Programs are implemented directly and through 60 local partners, reaching out to 1.4 million children and families spread over 2000 communities. Please visit the website, www.childfundindia.orgfor more information/details.

Be a part of ChildFund India team!
We are a growing organization and invite committed professionals to join us to take our vision forward in India. If you share our vision and feel that you can contribute to our mission then we look forward to receiving your profile.
Please find the Job Description for the position of Project Officer enclosed below.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

UNV Special Educator - United Nations Volunteers (UNV) / UNDP

Location: District Churachandpur, Manipur                                     Apply by: 25th December 2013



The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.

Finance Officer - Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is a US based relief and development agency working in nearly 100 countries/territories to alleviate poverty and suffering. In India CRS reaches out to vulnerable people through a network of partner organizations in states across India. Key program sectors include health & HIV, agriculture, disaster management, emergency response.

Position: Finance Officer

Location: Delhi

Reports to: Finance Operations Manager

Band: D

Finance Officer - BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action

Job Description – Finance Officer

Job Title: Finance Officer

Department: Finance & Admin

Reports to: Finance Manager with a dotted line reporting to Associate Project Director, Patna

Location: Patna, India

Duration:Until 31st Dec 2015


BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action is the international NGO arm of the BBC which uses media to advance development worldwide. As part of one of the world's leading media organisations, Media Action is committed to improving the quality of people's lives in developing and transitional countries through the innovative use of media. Media Action’s work aims to raise awareness among mass and opinion-former audiences, affect behaviour change, influence policy and transfer skills and knowledge.

Online Communications Expert to Work as Extended Term Consultant - The World Bank

Online Communications Expert to Work as
Extended Term Consultant

Location - Delhi                                                                                               Posted on Apply by: 23 Dec 2013
The World Bank is looking for an enthusiastic and talented online communications expert who can manage day to day operations for specified country sites within South Asia. This will be a one year local consultancy appointment based in New Delhi, India.
Duties and Accountabilities• Preparing and maintaining a web editorial calendar in coordination with regional, country and corporate communications staff.
• Working with country units in writing content or commissioning specific content to be written by online writers or staff elsewhere in the region and selecting content for translation.
• Overseeing and providing direction to writer(s), online producer(s), and others engaged in web publishing in the specified country offices.
• Overseeing user research and determining audience needs; acting on audience feedback.
• Developing online campaigns (content, marketing) to target key audiences, and measuring success in achieving them.
Selection Criteria• Master's degree in Communications, International Relations Public Affairs, Journalism, Marketing, Information Management or other related disciplines, with a minimum of 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ability to support the planning and development of online communications strategies. Functional proficiency with graphic design principles, industry-standard applications, and web technologies; solid ability to encode, package, embed, and web-optimize digital multimedia assets.
• In-depth proficiency to account for Internet usage analysis results and to measure the effectiveness of existing online communications strategies.
• Ability to analyze facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others’ work.

Details (Vacancy #132636) are available in the World Bank Careers website: All applications must be submitted through this website. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. 
Closing date is December 23, 2013. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Operations Director – John Snow India

Job Title: Operations Director – John Snow India
Location: New Delhi, India
Posting Date: 12/06/2013
Deadline Date:12/20/2013
Starting Date: 01/01/2014
Position Description:
Reporting to the Managing Director of JSI/India and to the JSI Chief Operating Officer, the Operations Director – JSI/India (OD- I) is responsible for overseeing the administrative, operations and financial management, and accountability requirements of JSI/India. The OD-I will manage a wide range of critical functions (see below) and will work closely with the Chiefs of Party (COPs) (or equivalent) and the project Finance and Administration (F&A) Directors (or equivalent) to provide timely support and guidance regarding issues which impact all projects. The OD-I will also provide project specific assistance, working with COPs, F&A Directors, Senior Advisors and other Headquarters staff persons. The OD-I is knowledgeable of and adheres to JSI ethical standards, policies and procedures, and all Government of India, USG and other donor procedures and standards.

Advisor, Monitoring & Evaluation, Saving Newborn Lives - Save the Children

Advisor, Monitoring & Evaluation, Saving Newborn Lives (Job Code: AME-SNL)
Save the Children, India
Location: New Delhi with travel as needed
Last date of Applications: 22nd December 2013
Save the Children (SC) is the world’s leading independent child rights’ organization: it fights for children’s rights and delivers immediate and lasting improvement to children’s lives worldwide. SC has existed in India since the pre-Independence days. Save the Children, India (SCI) is the 28th independent member of the International Save the Children Movement. 
SC has agreed to make Newborn and Child Survival (NCS) the focus of their premier campaign around the world over the next 5 years with SCI playing a lead role in the campaign. In October 2009, SCI launched the EVERY ONE campaign. Our vision is that no child under the age of five die from preventable causes, and public attitudes in India will not tolerate a return to previously high levels of infant and child deaths. Our goal is that Millennium Development Goal 4 is achieved.
The Saving Newborn Lives (SNL) program of Save the Children, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has made a major contribution over the last decade in bringing the issue of newborn survival to global and national agendas. It has produced landmark publications on critical newborn needs, helped in identifying interventions to address the major killers of newborns, and assisted 19 countries in developing policies and strategies for newborn health including introduction of cost-effective new interventions. In India, SNL led the development of the country’s first ever report on newborn health titled ‘The State of India’s Newborns’ in 2004, and facilitated the development and sharing of SEARCH’s ground-breaking field trial on ‘Home-Based Newborn Care’ which has now been adopted by the Government of India as one of the key national health programs.
There is growing recognition that the key to achieving MDG-4 is to tackle the increasing proportion of neonatal mortality as a subset of under-five mortality, and the next critical step is to demonstrate effective implementation at scale of the newborn health programs. In order to ‘bend the curve’, SNL in its third phase (2013-2017) is working through active collaborations and strategic partnerships in India to develop, apply and document successful implementation approaches to achieve effective coverage at scale.
Job Purpose
One of the key objectives of SNL’s work-plan is to provide state-of-the-art technical assistance and catalytic resources for strengthening monitoring of implementation and outcomes, in order to promote accountability and action. In this regard SCI is looking for an Advisor to provide technical support in achieving the above mentioned objective. He/she will work under the overall guidance of the Technical Advisor – Newborn & assist the Director-Programmes and Director-Knowledge Management of SC India as and when required.
Main responsibilities
Specific responsibilities include but will not be limited to:
 Measuring SNL progress, results, and performance
• Work with SNL global M&E staff to develop indicators and metrics to measure program success across all objectives, such as advocacy and partnership building.
• Work in close coordination with the SNL India team in design and implementation of research  efforts (household surveys, formative research, qualitative research) to answer key questions on urban poor and other implementation questions
• Lead the process of data management (collection, validation, analysis) and presentation of results in user friendly formats
• Maintain databases of activities, reports, and products, compiled across all SNL geographical areas of work, and link them to SC India’s
• Compile and submit reports on time, including routine quarterly (QPR), annual (APR), and any other report required by SNL/BMGF.

Monitor implementation and outcomes of newborn health programs to promote accountability and action• Advocate for inclusion of globally standardized  Neonatal Health Indicators within the Government Health Information systems (MCTS, HMIS, NFHS-4 etc.) for use in national programme management and decision-making; assist in making recommendations on how data can be used at state and district level for management and program planning
• Understand existing government and non-government monitoring and reporting systems, identify opportunities to improve reliability of data, and increase use of existing data for improving implementation of newborn programmes especially for urban areas
• Support SC India staff, government partners and other stakeholders to analyze and use information for evidence-informed policy making at the National, State and District levels.
• Assist the Child Health division, MoHFW in developing plans for routine information generation for Newborn Health programs (Facility-Based Newborn Care, Home-Based Newborn Care) using the available datasets, and support the development and dissemination of technical reports to various stakeholders
• Develop, pilot and support the implementation of new monitoring tools at various levels (National, State, District) to facilitate use of programmatic data for immediate action and remedial measures
General responsibilities:• Assist the SNL program team in the development of annual work-plans (AWP), including timelines and budgets, based on the 5 Year Strategic Plan, and help in in the preparation of Project Monitoring Plan (in the format as prescribed by the donor)
• Support SNL/SCI staff and counterparts to generate tables and graphs that help communicate information in such a way that it facilitates planning, action, and presentation of performance of SNL activities.
• Advise the KM/M&E team of SC India on how to strengthen monitoring and data management of Newborn Health under H&N projects,   document results of data analysis in a form which is publishable and available for widespread circulation
• Represent SNL/SCI in professional meetings, conferences, technical advisory groups and seminars related to the advancement of M&E, and share the results and findings from the data analysis.
• Work in a collaborative environment with other SNL/SCI staff, and travel as needed to provide technical assistance to other SNL staff and counterparts for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities.
• Participate in regular meetings/phone calls with SNL global M&E staff and M&E staff from other countries.
Professional Qualifications & Experience
• Master’s degree or higher from a reputed institute/ university in Public health, Statistics, economics, demography, or related field
• Five years of progressively responsible, professional level experience with International NGOs/Donor agencies related to monitoring and evaluation, social science research, demographic research, and MIS
• Experience of working with government MIS systems viz. NRHM, RCH, NACP-3, RNTCP and handling large scale data sets preferred
• Demonstrated expertise in the use of Statistical and Demographic packages, including SPSS, STATA, EPINFO, etc. Preference will be given to those with experience in qualitative research methods.
• Ability to plan, implement and monitor project activities by applying proven management principles
• Thorough knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, social science, demographic research, data dissemination techniques, and data utilization for policy analysis and policy development in the area of NB.
• Ability to handle sensitive and complex issues diplomatically and to inspire confidence in GOI and other counterpart
• Knowledge of Government of India (GOI) health & population policies and programs
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills in English and in Hindi, including writing skills in English and Hindi
• Willingness to travel to project field sites, if necessary
• Ability to build support from staff across teams, and to build the capacity of others.
• A commitment to support cross organisational initiatives.
• Experience working within budget constraints
• Ability to operate within a predominantly administratively self-servicing environment.
• Commitment to SC’s mission and values.
• Computer literate.
Interested candidates should mention the job code in the subject line and send their CV as an attachment at To know more about the organisation please visit our website
Save the Children aims to be an equal opportunity employer. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Recruitment and selection procedures & checks reflect our commitment to protect children from abuse.

Assistant Director- Finance & Controlling - SOS Children's Villages International

Assistant Director- Finance & Controlling

SOS Children’s Villages International, Continental Office for Asia 

Location: Faridabad, Haryana 

Last Date: Dec 21, 2013



SOS Children’s Villages International, Continental Office for Asia 
needs Assistant Director- Finance & Controlling

It is a non-governmental and non denominational organisation entirely funded by private contributions. The objective of SOS Children’s Villages International is to help through National SOS Children’s Villages Associations, orphaned and abandoned children regardless of their ethnic roots, nationality and religion by giving them a family, a permanent home and a sound basis for an independent life. The operations of SOS Children’s Villages International represents a round up of 132 countries in which it is active and has under its wings 1539 projects including 491 Children’s Villages.


The Assistant Director- Finance & Controlling:
• Provide support to the Dy. Director – Finance & Controlling to look after finance related issues
• Under the guidance of Dy. Director – Finance & Controlling support the National Associations and Continental Office- Asia to adhere to the Finance guidelines


• Do Monitoring & Evaluation of financial and accounting information for select national associations
• Coordinate with select National Associations
• Conduct internal audit as and when required
• Contributes to the development of finance department
• Proactively advocates the finance guidelines & its implementation
• Provide support to Dy. Director- Finance & Controlling on finance related initiatives at national level
• Take care of all compliances
• Do different financial analysis for the continent


• Master’s Degree in finance/accounts or Chartered Accountancy/Cost Accountancy. 
• Should have minimum post qualification (Master’s or CA) experience of 5 - 6 years in accounts & finance. Experience in Non-profit organisation will be preferred (Minimum of 3 years)
• Good knowledge of FCRA & some working knowledge of RBI Guidelines
• Should possess knowledge of Financial & Compliance regulations
• Should have skills to read Audited financial statements
• Ability to work in multicultural & multi-linguistic environment
• Good verbal and written communication skills in English. 
• High interpersonal skills
• Team oriented
• Good computer skills 
• Willing to travel National & International as and when required

Salary will be commensurate with experience and will match industry standards. Interested applicants should send their application via e.mail to latest by December 21, 2013. It is must for all the applicants to mention the designation in the subject line of e.mail while sending their application.

N.P: Only short listed candidates will be intimated.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Assistant Manager Procurement - Population Services International (PSI)



TITLE: Assistant Manager Procurement 


DEPARTMENT: Administration & Finance

REPORTS TO: Manager – A & F


GRADE LEVEL: V (Assistant Manager)

CATEGORY: Shared Services 

Population Services International is a registered Indian Society dedicated to the improvement of public health in India. PSI India’s mission is to empower the people of India to lead healthy lives. Over the past twenty five years, PSI has collaborated with the GoI and a number of donors to increase the use of modern contraception for family planning, to provide products and services for the health of mothers and children and to decrease the spread of HIV/AIDS. PSI harnesses the vitality of the private sector to address health problems of the low-income and vulnerable populations using social marketing to achieve positive behaviour change by promoting ideas, products and services conducive to better health. PSI promotes and distributes 11 health products, using commercial channels and outlets to make available quality health products at affordable prices. The basket of products includes condoms, oral contraceptives, ORS, water purification solutions; IFA tablets and pre-packaged STI treatment kit. For more information, please visit

POSITION PURPOSE: The Procurement person is responsible for ensuring that the services she/he provides are in accordance with PSI policy, procedures, industry standards,, as well as clients’ needs. She/he performs as a member of the Finance and Administration Division providing support to other colleagues and providing input to develop and implement new tools, operational or other improvements, as appropriate. She/he influences decisions regarding procurement of goods and services and related logistics, which impacts the effectiveness of PSI projects and operations. The incumbent must be able to determine and define requirements in order to provide accurate advice, guidance and recommendations. To do this, the incumbent must ask sufficient questions of the parties involved, rely on previous experience and knowledge, and interpret, assess and communicate current PSI policy, practices and procedures, as well as industry practice.

• Provides advice and guidance to internal clients on procurement matters, and coaches clients on relevant processes (i.e. Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Quotations (RFQ), bid evaluation criteria other competitive procurement tools) to ensure client needs are met, the PSI obtains best value, and to ensure procurement processes are perceived by suppliers as fair, open and ethical;
• Analyses procurement requirements and selects the most appropriate methods based on interpretation and assessment of established policies, practices, and experience;
• Plans, organizes and leads the bid solicitation process including drafting and issuing RFQ, RFP, agreements developing bid evaluation criteria and guiding clients on processes involved;
• Chairs bid evaluation committees if required, ensures the integrity of the competitive process, facilitates bidder debriefings, and exercises appropriate judgment and tact while ensuring to protect confidential information;
• Monitors and reviews progress of contractual agreements, reviews and approves invoices for payment, resolves any problems that arise, performs post contract evaluations, creates and maintains procurement records, including electronic records in the PSI’s (ERP) system, Lawson, and other systems, ensuring accuracy and integrity of data;
• As subject matter expert for the ERP Purchasing module, coordinate with HO A&F for implementation of selected Finance and Administration systems and adherence to the policy and procedure of system.
• Getting goods and services for the best price and value, Cutting any waste and unnecessary costs to create a streamlined process and fast procurement process
• Building strong working relationships both internally and with key suppliers for timely delivery of goods and services. Creation and maintenance of vendor data base as per PSI Policy.
• Coordination with all user for planning and implementation of activity plan under BRM (Burn Rate Matrix) of Delhi State related to procurement 
• Understanding and keeping up with new trends and regulations in the business, understanding technology and managing online systems such as e-auctions and e-tendering
• Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy. Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability

• Graduate/MBA/Post-Graduate degree/in Procurement or related field
• Relevant work experience of 4-5 years in a Procurement profile
• Experience in relevant field of development sector or equivalent 

• Excellent communication and presentation skills 
• Strong interpersonal and man management skills
• Multi-tasking ability
• Analytical and methodical approach
• Excellence in Spreadsheet skills
• Highest level of maturity, integrity and professionalism

1.1 Customer Service Orientation - See PSI from the client point of view; keep client needs paramount when making decisions and taking action; think beyond current client base; understand the forces that impact PSI, those we serve and those we could serve in the future. (Client refers to all internal/external stakeholders and customers. This should be more clearly defined by manager and employee, as appropriate). Works closely with the people PSI serves to find out what they value the most 

1.2 Result Focus- Move focus from analysis to action; show persistence to overcome obstacles; take immediate action to solve; problems; ensure follow through. Persists to overcome obstacles; Challenges people at all levels to exceed levels of performance

1.3 Attention to Detail: ensure that all important details of a situation are attended to; develop and follow systems to keep things in order; requests or seeks data or back-up information to support others’ assumptions 

1.4 Take Responsibility: initiate action without needing direction; act like an owner of the organization; take preventive action to head off anticipated problems; takes an active part in addressing problems, rather than just pointing them out to others 

1.5 Results focused: The ability and drive for achieving and surpassing targets against internal or external standards of excellence. This is about showing a passion for improving the delivery of services with a commitment to continuous improvement in your procurement process. 

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

Project Manager - CARE India

Project Manager - CARE India

Brief Note on Project:-

CAIRN India and CARE India intends to contribute to improving health status in the district of Barmer in Rajasthan and have developed a joint project that would primarily strengthen delivery of national health programs as well as mobilize communities for better health.

The project goal is to contribute to significant reductions in maternal and infant mortality in Barmer district. The project will also have additional focus on select infectious diseases in the operational area. Considering the methodological difficulties in measuring IMR and MMR at the scale of the project with a statistical significance, CARE would measure improvements in coverage and behaviors that are critical to enhance maternal and infant survival.

The geographic focus of the project will be the district of Barmer with direct intervention support in 3 blocks (Baitu, Sindhari and Dhorimanna) and district level support to government programs to scale up impact in remaining 5 blocks.

The project is proposed for a 5 year period with scope for course-correction as appropriate (however the targets for goals and outcomes will be set for 2017, so as to coincide with the national program cycle – 12th plan).

CARE will engage and mobilize women systematically at the community level and work with community leaders, existing Village Health Nutrition and Sanitation Committees, self-help groups (SHGs) and ASHAs. These will be leveraged to engage women in taking responsibility of their own health in a more systematic way. Appropriate behavior change communications programmes, capacity building and technical assistance from CARE India will be provided to provide impetus to these efforts.

Position: Project Manager

Grade/Level D

Project Integrated Health Initiative Project

Reports to: Regional Program Director

Location: Barmer, Rajasthan

Job Summary:
The Project Manager will provide leadership to the project and will be responsible to manage the interventions to deliver results through effective resource utilization. S/he would lead the process of finalization of project plan working closely/in consultation with the Adviser, Technical Director-Health and the Regional Programme Director, Dalit Hub. 

She/ he would be accountable for all aspects of planning, implementing, monitoring, and budgeting, reporting and coordinating technical assistance for the project. S/he would also be responsible for identifying NGO partners for project implementation, including defining their scope of work.

S/he will also be required to engage in advocacy efforts in accordance with the program design and leverage from networks.

The Project Manager will liaise with relevant state level governmental and nongovernmental agencies, providing guidance and support to the implementing partners as well as reporting regularly on project activities and progress made. She/he will represent CARE at the state level while reporting to the Regional Programme Director.

Job Summary
Key Responsibilities 

• Be responsible for developing and implementing the project plans, including research design and implementation.
• Prepare and implement the district DIP, timelines and training plans and ensure their timely revisions as required.
• Ensure visits field to oversee project activities and provide supportive supervision to the staff, liaise with key counterparts and NGOs.
• Plan and manage the capacity building events and processes with close support from and resource team

• Be responsible for selecting suitable NGO and private sector partners and developing excellent relationships and build their capacities for achieving sustainable program impact
• Select suitable NGOs in consistent with CARE-India’s overall partnership strategies and specific to the project requirement.
• Maintain close communication with NGO chief functionaries and project staff and volunteers to provide supportive supervision as needed
• Ensure participatory analysis of capacity building needs of NGOs and provision of needed technical assistance, training activities and cross visits

• Be responsible to ensure Baseline and project related data used by district as well as Sub partner team for assessing quality and project progress
• Regularly monitor the program progress by collecting and analyzing data from various sources of the program monitoring system of the project and facilitate action by systems.
• Ensure analysis and use of information received at every level.


• Be responsible to represent CARE effectively and maintain productive, collaborative and collegial relationships with Government at the state level 
• Liaison with the state level officials to facilitate engagement of NRHM, RCH and other Governance systems to facilitate implementation of Maternal and Child Health interventions.
• Facilitate planning and review process through the ICDS, NRHM and RCH systems, analyze and use program data to guide implementation through the systems
• Use evidence and data to communicate and convince senior officials at district level on program priorities 
• Facilitate effective participation of all the members in consortia meeting and their meaningful involvement in program implementation. Escort/facilitate travel of visitors/reviewers to the field as and when required
• Maintain an district level updated profile of good agencies and resource persons, short-list potential ones and explore possibilities of collaboration


• Be responsible for district level documentation of project activities and lessons learned, submission of progress reports and other reports required for CARE systems 
• Ensure timely submission of district level report as per given guideline 
• Ensure timely submission of programmatic and financial report by Sub partner reports and its quarterly submission to state office.
• Consolidating the data and report.
• Generating the donor report and monitoring the expenditure against budget.


• Be responsible for supervision of the reportees.
• Be fully familiar with the Performance Management Handbook to have annual performance plans established with your direct reports, conduct their mid-term reviews and annual appraisals
• Be responsible to develop effective individual personal development and project related training plans for enhancement of staff skills and to increase their capacity for high quality performance
• Be responsible for recruiting and timely placement of Sub- Partner Staff in collaboration with the NGO chief functionaries. Engage with senior State level officials to ensure their ownership
• Provide supportive supervision and management support to Program Officers: planning, monitoring and program reviews
• Define the scope of sub-district level support through NGOs
• Channel technical and operational support to districts 


• Be responsible for conducting baseline, midterm and endline surveys
• Be responsible to unpack inter-sectoral convergence using implementation science methodologies: the strategic integration of services based on the best available science and a careful demonstration of how to overcome implementation challenges to deliver services effectively and efficiently for the greatest impact

Contract/Key Relationships 
• Project officer (Health facility improvement) 
• Project officers (Community level outreach and BCC) 
• Finance and Admin Assistant
• Community Outreach coordinators
• Partner NGOs staff and volunteers

Working Conditions
• Based in Barmer, Rajasthan
• 60% travel to villages
• Ability to work in team.
• Leadership and team building skills. 
• Eager to travel extensively to block and villages and gather information and monitor the interventions on program quality 

Qualification & Experience
• Master’s degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Social Medicine, Management or Social Sciences
• At least 8 years experience in rural community development, with a significant focus on maternal & child nutrition and health. At least 5 years experience in program / project management

Skills & Competencies 
• Demonstrated leadership and team management skills
• Experience of working with the national program at state land district levels, especially RCH, NRHM and ICDS
• Strong facilitation and people mobilization skills, especially in mobilizing Government systems.
• Partnership management
• Proficiency in verbal and written communication on English and Hindi. 
• Sensitive to gender and diversity issues.
• Ability to use computers and manage data independently.

Candidates should visit to apply for the positions online.

The last date of receiving applications will be 9th December 2013. Only short-listed candidates would be contacted. Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

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