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Project Coordinator - EngenderHealth (Apply by: 28 May 2014)


Project Coordinator

Location: India

Job Code: 641

# of openings: 3

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION


TITLE: Project Coordinator



ORGANIZATION: EngenderHealth India

REPORTS TO: State Project Manager

SUPERVISES: Project Officers

DUTY STATION: Gujarat and Rajasthan, India (3 positions)


EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available—today and for generations to come.

PROJECT SUMMARY:

The primary project strategy is to provide technical assistance (TA) to the state and district health systems to improve access to quality FP services. Since IUD services has been identified as a major gap in the FP services available in the public health system in India, the project will focus on increasing access to high quality IUD services including post-partum IUD, post abortion IUD and interval IUD services. The project will be implemented over 30 months in Rajasthan and Gujarat. It is designed to improve IUD service delivery by training and coaching providers in 153 facilities that have a caseload of more than 100 deliveries a month. Interventions to strengthen capacity of Districts Health managers, District Data Managers and facility administrators; and community-level communication with women will also be implemented during this time through community volunteers (Accredited Social Health Activists - ASHAs).

JOB SUMMARY:

The Project Coordinator
, EAISI, mentors, supports and provides guidance to the Project Officers in the assigned area to ensure the implementation of the project activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Support the Project Officers (POs) in developing work plans and collate the work plan of assigned area.

· Support POs in liaising with district health officials – Chief Medical Officers, District Program Managers, and Block Program Managers; District Health Society; Block health officials – Medical Officer In Charges and other staff at facility; other stakeholders to create supportive environment for the project

· Facilitate assessment of facility readiness to provide FP service as per guidelines of Government of India

· Coordinate with the Clinical Training Specialist, Mobile Clinical Training Teams and POs for organizing / planning / implementing onsite IUD training and individual follow up of trained IUD service providers to ensure high quality IUD service delivery

· Support the POs to plan training of facility staff on Infection Prevention and in identifying supply side issues related to FP services

· Support POs to ensure that FP counseling by ASHAs adheres to informed choice protocols

· Track the performance of POs on monthly basis and provide them mentoring support to identify the gaps and ensure that POs focus on gaps identified at the facility level

· Work with Chief Medical Officers to identify master trainer for the district as part of sustainability plan

· Plan follow up of trained providers and track performance of each provider and each facility

· Facilitate accurate and timely recording of data and also follow up with district data managers

· Ensure compliance of program activities with government, donor, and EngenderHealth regulations/requirements including assessing and reporting violations and safeguarding client’s informed and voluntary decision-making (e.g. Tiahrt) based on EngenderHealth and donor guidelines and standard operating procedures.

· Document project activities and prepare monthly progress reports for their assigned area and provide input for the quarterly and annual project’s reports.

· Assists the State Project Manager in all project implementation aspects

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Post graduate/ graduate in health management; public health, rural management or relevant branch of social sciences

· At least 5 years of working experience in RH/FP area

· Experience working for international organizations in RH/FP area

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

· Good understanding and knowledge of health system in India; RCH; family planning; IUD / PPIUD services; quality improvement and quality assurance

· Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

· Strong writing skills

· Well organized, flexible with ability to work under pressure

· Able to work in a team setting 

Apply by: 28 May 2014

For Apply: Click Here

EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status.

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