Friday, October 18, 2013

Sr Researcher-Human Rights - UNDP




SENIOR RESEARCHER - HUMAN RIGHTS WITH FOCUS ON WOMEN\'S HUMAN RIGHTS AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME UNDER PARTNERSHIP WITH HIGH LEVEL COMMITTEE ON STATUS OF WOMEN IN INDIA- (OPEN TO INDIAN NATIONALS ONLY)

Location : New Delhi, INDIA

Application Deadline : 28-Oct-13

Additional Category Women's Empowerment

Type of Contract : Service Contract

Post Level : SB-4

Languages Required : English

Duration of Initial Contract : One Year (renewable)

Background

Government of India has constituted a ‘High Level Committee on Status of Women (HLCW) in India' to undertake a comprehensive study to understand the status of women and evolve appropriate policy interventions based on a contemporary assessment of women's needs and concerns.

The High Level Committee on the Status of Women (HLCW) will examine the overall status of women including, inter-alia, the socio-economic, health and nutritional, legal and political status, disaggregated by rural / urban, economic and social position and wherever possible by minority status. The high-level committee will conduct an intensive literature survey to take stock of published data, reports, articles and research from about 1989 onwards, on the status of women in India. The analysis would take into account the cross-regional differences and focus on inequalities both within and outside the household. It would also assess the impact made by existing policies and legislative changes on equality, security and holistic empowerment of women, and will identify inequalities in policy and legislation as well as gaps in implementation. The Committee would also look into women\'s access to and participation in formal and informal paid employment, geographical pattern of their economic activity, access to micro-finance, bank credit, training and skill up-gradation, among others. The areas of intervention and measures for affirmative action by the Government would be identified for the all-inclusive empowerment of women.

The HLCW will submit its report to the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India on the current socio-economic, political and legal status of women in India and make recommendations that lead to an improvement in the status of women in the country.

The High Level Committee on status of Women in India (HLCW) will be assisted in its functioning by a secretariat consisting of researchers, support personnel for administration and finance and people with an expertise in communication & publishing.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in line with its mandate of promoting gender equality and women's empowerment is supporting the HLCW to initiate processes to map, identify and prioritize issues and to establish the philosophical underpinnings as well as guide the course of report formulation process. Within the scope of the above, it is proposed to recruit a Senior Researcher – Human Rights with focus on Women\'s Human Rights and Violence Against Women.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Researcher – Human Rights with focus on Women\'s Human Rights and Violence Against Women will be responsible:

  • To facilitate and undertake if required, literature reviews and a mapping of the information currently available on the status of women in India in Women\'s rights , women\'s movements and women\'s agencies;

  • To examine and review laws, legislations, judgements , justice delivery systems and opinions on the subject from gender right perspectives and violence against women;

  • To examine policies, programs and schemes along with implementation and delivery mechanisms and outcomes from gender rights perspective;

  • To examine various social and traditional and customary institutions and their impact on gender rights and violence against women;

  • To keep track and prepare reports on the current and topical issues relating to the subject including media reports;

  • To write research briefs and if necessary undertake primary research to assist the HLCW in fulfilling its mandate;

  • To provide the HLCW members with information and data which is required in time and in a form that aids their efforts;

  • To assist in the documentation of workshops, conferences & consultations of the HLCW, the sharing of such efforts in the public domain and to ensure that the significant issues emerging from these are available for the HLCW to utilise;

  • To draft monographs and papers for discussions and the report including the background research necessary for these documents;

  • To support other members of the research team and actively participate in collaborative and inter-disciplinary studies.
Competencies

Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards;

  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;

  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.
Functional Competencies:
  • In-depth knowledge on gender and related interconnected issues;

  • Knowledge and experience of work in women\'s rights and violence against women;

  • Ability to work as part of a research team and to participate in inter-disciplinary and collaborative research;

  • Ability to deal with large data-sets & primary data;

  • Good knowledge of gender studies conducted in the county;

  • Strong IT skills;

  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;

  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;

  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;

  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
Required Skills and Experience

Education:
  • Must have Masters in Human rights and Women\'s Studies or any of the Social Sciences with focus on Women\'s Rights, Women and Conflict, Peace etc;

  • Master of Philosophy(M.Phil.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in relevant subjects desirable.
Experience:
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience with demonstrated track record of having undertaken and led research on human rights from gender perspectives and violence against women;

  • Experience in undertaking research on women\'s studies;

  • Must be able to demonstrate track record of independent Research/ Publications;

  • Expertise in research methodology;

  • Experience of working closely with government department and social sectors is desirable;

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based and data management systems;

  • Ability to deal with large data-sets & primary data;

  • Familiarity with research, assessment and survey methodology and tools;

  • Experience in field work and documentation.
Language:

  • Fluency in English and at least one other Indian language and excellent skills in writing clearly and succinctly in English.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

To Apply

 Please visit the Link

Sr. Researcher-Economics with Gender - UNDP




SENIOR RESEARCHER - ECONOMICS WITH GENDER PERSPECTIVE, UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME UNDER PARTNERSHIP WITH HIGH LEVEL COMMITTEE ON STATUS OF WOMEN IN INDIA- (OPEN TO INDIAN NATIONALS ONLY)

Location : New Delhi, INDIA

Application Deadline : 28-Oct-13

Additional Category Women\'s Empowerment

Type of Contract : Service Contract

Post Level : SB-4

Languages Required : English

Duration of Initial Contract : One Year (renewable)

Background

Government of India has constituted a ‘High Level Committee on Status of Women (HLCW) in India\' to undertake a comprehensive study to understand the status of women and evolve appropriate policy interventions based on a contemporary assessment of women\'s needs and concerns.

The High Level Committee on the Status of Women (HLCW) will examine the overall status of women including, inter-alia, the socio-economic, health and nutritional, legal and political status, disaggregated by rural / urban, economic and social position and wherever possible by minority status. The high-level committee will conduct an intensive literature survey to take stock of published data, reports, articles and research from about 1989 onwards, on the status of women in India. The analysis would take into account the cross-regional differences and focus on inequalities both within and outside the household. It would also assess the impact made by existing policies and legislative changes on equality, security and holistic empowerment of women, and will identify inequalities in policy and legislation as well as gaps in implementation. The Committee would also look into women\'s access to and participation in formal and informal paid employment, geographical pattern of their economic activity, access to micro-finance, bank credit, training and skill up-gradation, among others. The areas of intervention and measures for affirmative action by the Government would be identified for the all-inclusive empowerment of women.

The HLCW will submit its report to the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India on the current socio-economic, political and legal status of women in India and make recommendations that lead to an improvement in the status of women in the country.

The High Level Committee on status of Women in India (HLCW) will be assisted in its functioning by a secretariat consisting of researchers, support personnel for administration and finance and people with an expertise in communication & publishing.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in line with its mandate of promoting gender equality and women\'s empowerment is supporting the HLCW to initiate processes to map, identify and prioritize issues and to establish the philosophical underpinnings as well as guide the course of report formulation process. Within the scope of the above, it is proposed to recruit a Senior Researcher – Economics with Gender Perspective.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Researcher – Economics with Gender Perspective will be responsible:
  • To facilitate and undertake if required, literature reviews and a mapping of the information currently available on the status of women;

  • To examine , research and if necessary, provide working papers on various economic parameters and aspects with gender perspectives;

  • To write research briefs and undertake primary research to assist the HLCW in fulfilling its mandate;

  • To provide the HLCW members with information and data which is required in time and in a form that aids their efforts;

  • To assist in the documentation of workshops, conferences & consultations of the HLCW, the sharing of such efforts in the public domain and to ensure that the significant issues emerging from these are available for the HLCW to utilise;

  • To draft monographs and papers for discussions and the report including the background research necessary for these documents;

  • To support other members of the research team and actively participate in collaborative and inter-disciplinary studies.
Competencies

Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN\'s values and ethical standards;

  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;

  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.
Functional Competencies:
  • In-depth knowledge on gender and related interconnected issues;

  • Knowledge and experience in particular of macro & micro-economic issues and statistical techniques;

  • Ability to work as part of a research team and to participate in inter-disciplinary and collaborative research;

  • Ability to deal with large data-sets & primary data;

  • Good knowledge of gender studies conducted in the county;

  • Strong IT skills;

  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;

  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;

  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;

  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
Required Skills and Experience

Education:
  • Must have Masters in E conomics, Statistics or related fields;

  • Master of Philosophy(M.Phil.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in relevant subjects desirable.
Experience:
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience with demonstrated track record of having undertaken and led economic related research from gender perspective and on economic development and gender issues;

  • Must be able to demonstrate track record of independent Research/ Publications;

  • Experience in undertaking research on women\'s studies;

  • Expertise in statistics, econometrics statistical software and the ability to manage large data sets;

  • Experience of working closely with government department and social sectors is desirable;

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based and data management systems;

  • Ability to deal with large data-sets & primary data;

  • Familiarity with research, assessment and survey methodology and tools;

  • Experience in field work and documentation.
Language:
  • Fluency in English and at least one other Indian language and excellent skills in writing clearly and succinctly in English.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

To Apply

Please visit the Link

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Sr Researcher-Women & Environment - UNDP




Background

Government of India has constituted a ‘High Level Committee on Status of Women (HLCW) in India’ to undertake a comprehensive study to understand the status of women and evolve appropriate policy interventions based on a contemporary assessment of women’s needs and concerns.

The High Level Committee on the Status of Women (HLCW) will examine the overall status of women including, inter-alia, the socio-economic, health and nutritional, legal and political status, disaggregated by rural / urban, economic and social position and wherever possible by minority status. The high-level committee will conduct an intensive literature survey to take stock of published data, reports, articles and research from about 1989 onwards, on the status of women in India. The analysis would take into account the cross-regional differences and focus on inequalities both within and outside the household. It would also assess the impact made by existing policies and legislative changes on equality, security and holistic empowerment of women, and will identify inequalities in policy and legislation as well as gaps in implementation. The Committee would also look into women\'s access to and participation in formal and informal paid employment, geographical pattern of their economic activity, access to micro-finance, bank credit, training and skill up-gradation, among others. The areas of intervention and measures for affirmative action by the Government would be identified for the all-inclusive empowerment of women.

The HLCW will submit its report to the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India on the current socio-economic, political and legal status of women in India and make recommendations that lead to an improvement in the status of women in the country.

The High Level Committee on status of Women in India (HLCW) will be assisted in its functioning by a secretariat consisting of researchers, support personnel for administration and finance and people with an expertise in communication & publishing.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in line with its mandate of promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment is supporting the HLCW to initiate processes to map, identify and prioritize issues and to establish the philosophical underpinnings as well as guide the course of report formulation process. Within the scope of the above, it is proposed to recruit a Senior Researcher – Women and Environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Researcher – Women and Environment will be responsible:
  • To facilitate and undertake if required, literature reviews and a mapping of the information currently available on the status of women;
  • To write research briefs and undertake if necessary,  primary research to assist the HLCW in fulfilling its mandate;
  • To provide the HLCW members with information and data which is required in time and in a form that aids their efforts;
  • To assist in the documentation of workshops, conferences & consultations of the HLCW, the sharing of such efforts in the public domain and to ensure that the significant issues emerging from these are available for the HLCW to utilise;
  • To draft monographs and papers for discussions and the report including the background research necessary for these documents;
  • To support other members of the research team and actively participate in collaborative and inter-disciplinary studies.
Competencies

Corporate Competencies:  
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.
Functional Competencies:
  • In-depth knowledge on gender and related interconnected issues;
  • Ability to work as part of a research team and to participate in inter-disciplinary and collaborative research;
  • Ability to deal with large data-sets & primary data;
  • Good knowledge of gender studies conducted in the county;
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
Required Skills and Experience

Education:
  • Must have Masters in Environmental Sciences, Climate Change, Sustainable Development Studies.
  • Master of Philosophy(M.Phil.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in relevant subjects desirable.
Experience:
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience with demonstrated track record of having undertaken and led research on environmental issues from gender perspective;
  • Must be able to demonstrate track record of independent Research/ Publications;
  • Experience in undertaking research on women’s studies;
  • Expertise in research methodology;
  • Experience of working closely with government department and social sectors is desirable;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based and data management systems;
  • Ability to deal with large data-sets & primary data;
  • Familiarity with research, assessment and survey methodology and tools;
  • Experience in field work and documentation.
Language:
  • Fluency in English and at least one other Indian language and excellent skills in writing clearly and succinctly in English.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.


To Apply

Please visit the -http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=41048


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Consultant – PHA - NHSRC

Consultant – PHA

The National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC) seeks to recruit Consultant-PHA to extend his/her support to the PHA division of NHSRC. The Consultant will work under the supervision of Sr. Consultant (PHA), NHSRC. 

Responsibilities: 

I. Undertake field visit to assess progress of Skills laboratories for competency based Training 
II. Undertake field visit to assess progress of QA initiatives undertaken by the states
III. Undertake field visit to assess progress of Maternal / Child Death or Near Miss Reviews undertaken by the states
IV. Assist in the collection and development of background materials for publications of the division 
V. Maintain data base of all relevant documents/communications related to allocated work area.
VI. Undertake follow up with stakeholders on the Family Medicine programme 
VII. Any other duties that may be assigned.

Eligibility:

(i) MPH or MD (Community Medicine) or MSc. Nursing (Community Medicine) from a recognized University with 2 years post qualification experience
(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health / Health Administration with 3 years post qualification experience
(iii) Experience to be relevant as per TOR 

Age Limit:

The maximum age limit shall not be exceeding 35 years as on the closing date of receipt of the application. It is mandatory to mention date of birth on the Resume.

Application must reach by 4pm on 29-Oct-2013 by email to consultant.pha.nhsrc@gmail.com Or by post / by hand to HR Manager, NHSRC, NIHFW Campus Baba Gang Nath Marg, Munirka, New Delhi-110067. Please ensure to mention Post Applied For on the envelope (in post) and subject- line (in e-mail), without which application will not be accepted.

Technical Advisor Life Stage 1, (Infants & Young Children) - ChildFund India

ChildFund India is part of ChildFund International (www.childfund.org), 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.
 
We currently employ around 300 staff in 30 locations across India. We are headquartered in Bangalore, with a program office in New Delhi. Our programs are geographically spread across 14 States and One Union Territory. We implement our programs directly and through 60 local partners, reaching out to 1.4 million children and families spread over 2000 communities. Our Annual Budget/ Financial Portfolio for FY 2012-13 is 65 Crores (approx.). Please visit the website,www.childfundindia.org for 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 Technical Advisor Life Stage 1, (Infants & Young Children) given below.
   
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
 
Title: Technical Advisor Life Stage 1, (Infants & Young Children)   
 
Div/Dept.: Program                               
 
Location: Delhi                                    
 
Reporting Relationship: Director Program Quality         
 
 
SUMMARY
The Technical Advisor, Life Stage 1, (Infants & Young Children)      Technical Unit - provides technical leadership to ChildFund India’s life stage programs spread in over 60 Project locations across the country.
 
The Technical Advisor is expected to develop and execute a coherent program approach, build program portfolio, represent the organization in external forums, and support the growth of a quality program through the acquisition and stewardship of resources.
 
He or she will be supported by a team of field based technical officers and coordinators and will actively collaborate with ChildFund International global technical teams based in international, regional, and national offices to amplify program quality and impact.
 
The Technical Advisor is a member of the Country Management Team that plays an influential role in setting the direction, pace and culture within ChildFund India.
 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
        Responsible for technical leadership of the ChildFund India program portfolio for Infants & Young Children (0-5 years). This includes working closely with the International Technical Teams to develop a set of standards, indicators, core guidance and effective practices; and implementing those in projects supported by ChildFund India across the country.
 
        Develop and execute sound project management approaches that include having a national project portfolio, developing and managing partnership (field level as well as regional/national level), building field level staff and partner capacity, providing timely technical support to the field coordinators, timely monitoring, financial oversight and evaluation of the projects related to Infants & Young Children (0-5 years)
 
       Oversight of the development of a coherent learning agenda aligned with ChildFund International’s theory of change and life stage approach. This includes identifying key questions in the development arena related to child development, promoting a culture of inquiry within the organization, and ensuring a plan to gather evidence, promote knowledge, execute applied research, and develop a cadre of professionals across ChildFund India and ChildFund International.
 
         Represents the organization in external forums through presentations, networking, publications, and engagement in the development discourse.
 
        The Technical Advisor will stay abreast of cutting edge practices on 0-5 years of life of the children and ensure that the ChildFund India program portfolio contributes to this discourse and benefits from it.
 
        Responsible for directly contributing to the quality and size of the portfolio around one of ChildFund’s three life stages Infants & Young Children (0-5 years) , including donor cultivation, grants acquisition and management, proposal development, and partnership development.
 
 
QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE
 
  • Master’s degree or Doctorate in discipline closely related to Life Stage I such as Early Child Care and Development
 
  • 12-15 years of experience in the management and execution of programs related to the growth and development of Infants & Young Children (0-5 years) [Life Stage I]
 
  • Proven ability to set strategic direction and develop operational plans
 
  • Demonstrated success in providing guidance and mentorship to  dispersed geographic and multi-disciplinary teams
 
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building of staff and partner organizations, including training, mentoring and coaching
 
  • Demonstrated experience in technical leadership and knowledge and learning strategies
 
  • Familiarity with the donor landscape active in programming around Life Stage I, Infants & Young Children (0-5 years) and experience in growing a program portfolio, and executing and managing programs funded by a set of these donors
 
  • Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships with partners and donors
 
  • Prior experience with sponsorship as a funding mechanism for development programming
 
  • Travel required 70% time
  
COMPETENCIES:
 
  • Knowledge of standards and effective practices across multiple disciplines for maternal and child health and/or early child care and development
 
  • Knowledge of participatory community development approaches
 
  • Excellent presentation, public speaking and interpersonal skills
 
  • Strong computer skills, with familiarity in using Microsoft Office suite applications
 
  • Organized, team player, self-starter and results-oriented individual
 
Please send your profile to recruitment@childfundindia.org before   11th November 2013mentioning clearly the Position Title in the subject line. Kindly mention your current salary/ expectations if any.  The salary offered shall be the best in the sector.

Communications Associate: Publications - India HIV/AIDS Alliance (Alliance India)

India HIV/AIDS Alliance invites talented professionals to join our team in Delhi as 

Communications Associate: Publications (Full time) 

Introduction:

India HIV/AIDS Alliance (Alliance India) is a diverse partnership that brings together committed organisations and communities to support sustained responses to HIV in India. Complementing the Indian national programme, we work through capacity building, knowledge sharing, technical support and advocacy. Through our network of partners, we support the delivery of effective, innovative, community-based HIV programmes to key populations affected by the epidemic. 

Alliance India works through NGO and CBO partners to support efforts that have a sustainable impact on HIV. We place communities at the center and work to ensure that vulnerable and marginalised people are meaningfully involved in all aspects of our response, including sex workers, men who have sex with men (MSM), transgenders, injecting drug users (IDUs) and people living with HIV. Our programming and policy efforts are driven by evidence of what works; quality and accountability are core priorities in our interventions, technical support and grant management.

For further details about Alliance India, please visit http://www.allianceindia.org

Summary of Responsibilities: 

The Communications Associate will be responsible for producing documents and publications across Alliance India’s programmes in order to disseminate lessons learned; to promote best practise and broaden the response to HIV programming. This includes the assessment of documentation/publication needs of programmes of Alliance India and their partner NGOs.

Key Responsibilities:

• Ensure effective documentation of programme activities, in order to disseminate lessons learned and best practise and raise awareness of Alliance India’s activities.
- Document programme learning through case studies, policy/ issue briefs, and evidence based research and other methodologies;
- Document innovative approaches in project implementation, with a particular focus on community driven mechanisms and programming for key populations;
- Identify new issues and methods for effective documentation to maximise the impact of our policy and programme work;
- Support the development of Alliance India communications by providing documentation to aid the production of various communication collaterals.

• Manage publication needs of the organisation.
- Collaborate with programme managers, strategic information team and other departments to generate content for various publications;
- Prepare advocacy material and policy briefs;
- Editing content and checking material to ensure it is accurate and original;
- Manage, develop communication briefs and relationships with external design and print institutions and assist in designing and production of resource documents and materials;
- Rewrite or modify copy to conform to organisational publication style and editorial policy;
- Work on publication design and coordinate with graphic designer;
- Manage vendor relationships to ensure timeliness, product quality, and best pricing; 
- Constantly interact and keep abreast with all programmes within Alliance India;
- Proactively track progress of publication plan-related tasks, providing internal updates where necessary;
- Oversee distribution, dissemination and promotion of all publications; 
- Maintain an archive of electronic publications and an inventory of print publications and send them out when requested. 
• Assist communications team update and maintain Alliance India and other programme websites.
• Keep abreast of current trends in design and publications, with special attention to electronic and social media influences, tools and techniques.
• As a member of the communications team, support other parts of the communication portfolio as needed.
• Work effectively and collaboratively as a member of the Technical Support department. 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES: 

Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in communications, social sciences, health or development field (or equivalent) 

Experience:

At least three to four years of relevant experience in HIV or public health.

The position requires a strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and NGO activities in India, and a strong interest in and understanding of relevant issues.

Skills:

• Excellent editorial skills and experience in supporting production of publications.
• Experience of writing a variety of communication materials, including policy briefs and advocacy materials.
• Proven experience in designing and knowledge in using applications like Adobe Photoshop, etc.
• Excellent analytical and written skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently.
• Ability and willingness to undertake travel within India.
• Strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
• Fluent in English and Hindi.

Alliance India is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are welcomed and encouraged from people most affected and living with HIV.

As a matter of policy, Alliance India operates rigorous recruitment and selection procedures and checks. This approach is part of the organization’s institutional commitment to protect children and other supported groups from abuse. Alliance India’s Child Protection Policy will be made available to short-listed candidates.

Compensation package will commensurate with qualification and experience. Interested candidates meeting the above criteria are requested to visit our website – http://www.allianceindia.org/about-us/careers.php to download our application template. The completed application should be sent before the closing date by e-mail to recruit@allianceindia.org. Please indicate the title of the post applied for on the subject line of your e-mail. 

Only completed applications in our prescribed format will be considered.

India HIV/AIDS Alliance
6 Community Centre, Zamrudpur, Kailash Colony Extension, New Delhi – 110 048
Email: recruit@allianceindia.org
Website: www.allianceindia.org

Closing date for receipt of complete applications: 27th October, 2013 

Interviews will be take place during the last week of October, 2013. Please note that we will not be able to notify all applicants. Only short listed candidates will be notified about the interview date.

Various Positions - SHARE India

SHARE India is a not for profit society registered in 1986 under the AP Public Societies Registration Act. Presently, SHARE is implementing a project that provides technical assistance to Department of AIDS Control (DAC) for human capacity development.  The project is funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

About the project:
The DAC has established District AIDS Prevention and Control Units (DAPCUs) in 189 high priority districts during NACP-3 to provide programmatic oversight. SHARE is currently engaged in providing technical assistance for strengthening DAPCUs in collaboration with DAC and State AIDS Control Societies (SACS). The support is managed by DAPCU National Resource Team (DNRT) comprises of Senior Program Managers, DAPCU Coordinators, Regional Coordinators and M&E Officers.
SHARE invites highly motivated professionals for various positions as shown below:

1.                  Senior Program Manager (SPM): (1 position) - Hyderabad
The SPM will be leading a team of 4-5 Regional Coordinators and one M&E Officer and reports to the Project Director (PD); will be responsible for program planning and implementation; coordinate with the DAPCU Coordinator at DAC, DAPCU Nodal Officers (DNO), and Project Director in SACS, and with DAC officials, as necessary. The broad responsibilities of the position are:
        i.            Lead the team and provide technical and programmatic guidance for their optimal performance.
      ii.            Guide the SHARE team and support the DNOs/SACSs to enhance DAPCUs capacity to facilitate effective and quality delivery of services.
    iii.            Enhance the capacity of SHARE, SACS and DAPCU staff for managing DAPCU functions.
    iv.            Provide oversight for effective planning, implementation and monitoring of program activities and work for need-based mid-course corrections.
      v.            Engage in in project activities documentation and support the PD in preparation of periodical reports for Government and donor.
Qualifications required:
·         MBBS or Masters in Public Health or Social Sciences
·         3 to 5 years’ experience in public health programs, preferably in HIV/AIDS in progressive responsibilities.
·         Good team player with proven record of managing teams
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·         Experience in working with the government system at state or national level
·         Good negotiation and problem solving skills
·         Experience in capacity building and institutional strengthening



2.                  DAPCU Coordinator (1 position): Delhi

The DAPCU Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the DNRT in effective planning, implementation, and monitoring of the DAPCU strengthening activities. The Position will coordinate with different divisions of DAC and SACS to ensure the needed administrative and management support is provided to DNRT. The broad job responsibilities are:

        i.            Work with the DNRT and provide inputs for program planning, implementation and management of the project activities efficiently.
      ii.            Appraise and coordinate with the senior leadership and other officers of DAC for managing DAPCU strengthening activities
    iii.          Providing program oversight of the  states and DAPCUs assigned
    iv.            Co-ordinate with the other members of the DNRT, engage SACS and DAC point of contacts for better management of the activities and resolving bottlenecks
      v.            Serve as a link between SHARE and DAC for DAPCU related activities for better coordination.
    vi.            Advocate with DAC on DAPCU activities by actively engaging in various meetings.
Qualifications required:
·         MBBS or Masters in Social Sciences or Public Health
·         3 to 5 years’ experience in public health, preferably in HIV/AIDS
·         Experience in working with Government and multi-sector environment at state or national level
·         Team player with  excellent  skills in coordinating with expanded teams  
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and a regional language
·         Good negotiation and problem solving skills

3.                  Regional Coordinator (6 positions) – Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati Hyderabad,  Lucknow and Mumbai
The Regional Coordinator (RC) will function under the direct supervision of the Senior Program Manager. The broad job responsibilities of the position are:
i.     Coordinate with the DNO and other component officers in SACS for context-specific program planning, and implementation and monitoring of the activities
ii.      Enhance DNO’s capacity for effective management of DAPCU portfolio
iii.    Facilitate for DAPCUs capacity development
iv.    Support SACS in establishing responsive systems for DAPCUs monitoring and provide oversight
v.      Promote innovations, document and submit various program documents and reports
vi.    Advocate with the district and state leadership for mainstreaming HIV activities
vii.  Support in implementing or managing any activities as advised by DAC or SACS

Preference will be given to regional candidates in the states, where vacancies are announced.
Qualifications required:
·         Masters in Social Sciences or public health or medical graduates
·         3-5 years’ experience working with public health programs at  state level
·         Strong  in capacity building and systems strengthening
·         Proven skills in program monitoring, data analysis and interpretation
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and the regional language
·         Good  government coordination and representation
·         Strong in negotiation and problem solving skills

4.                  Documentation Officer : (1 position) - Hyderabad

The Program Manager, Documentation will be reporting to the Senior Program Manager.  The position will be responsible for preparing good quality project documents, editing various field reports, preparing publicity materials, developing success stories/case studies etc. The broad responsibilities include:

i.        Prepare good quality project documents, donor and government reports in coordination with the SPMs
ii.      Document program related success stories, case studies, good practices etc. for wider dissemination
iii.    Take lead in supporting and building the capacity of DNRT and DAPCU staff  in documentation    
iv.    Review program data and field reports to capture quality information in donor and government reports.
v.      Prepare training and workshop reports

Qualifications required:
·      Postgraduate in Mass Communications or in Social Sciences / Humanities with degree / diploma in communications
·        4 years’ experience, preferably documenting health/HIV/AIDS programs
·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills. (Please attach a sample of and/or link to your  work)
·       Attention to detail and knowledge of documents, pictorial aids designing and developing videos.
·        Proficiency in Microsoft Office
All the positions need extensive travel within the country.  Remuneration will be at par with market standards and based on experience and qualifications. Interested candidates may forward their updated resume to the address given below. No telephone inquiry would be entertained. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Please mention the name of the position you are applying for on the application, envelope and/or in email subject matter.
The Executive Administrator / HR, Public Health Management Institute (PHMI), 6-1-126 & 127/4, Padmarao Nagar, Secunderabad, AP- 500 025 or e-mail to:hr.shareindia@gmail.com.

SHARE INDIA is an equal opportunity employer. Women and persons living with HIV are encouraged to apply
Last date for receipt of the application: October 22, 2013
 
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