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Officer (MIS) - Population Services International (Apply by: 19th Oct'14)



TITLE: Officer – MIS
LOCATION: West Bengal, Maharashtra and Gujarat 
REPORTS TO: Sr. Manager - Programs and Functionally to Manager MIS (HO)
SUPERVISES: Data entry team at the state under NACO CSM Program 
CATEGORY: Program Operations
DATE: 16 September 2014

Please send resume on with subject line “Officer –MIS (NACO CSM) ________[Location]”
Population Services International, India is a registered Indian Society dedicated to the improvement of public health in India. As a mission, PSI makes it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services. PSI’s core values are Measurement, Honesty, Pragmatism, Collaboration, Trust and Commitment 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, intra uterine devices, emergency contraceptives, ORS, water purification solutions; IFA tablets; clean delivery kits and pre-packaged STI treatment kit. For more information, please visit

PSI is implementing a Condom Social Marketing program funded by NACO in the 6 states in India. The program is focused towards increasing consistent use of condoms among men with the non-regular sexual partners, during commercial sex encounters and to prevent unwanted pregnancies among married couples. It is proposed that the program increase the accessibility and availability of condoms at the retail outlets in rural and urban areas by placing condoms and to create demand for condoms through professional and trained communication team organizing communication activities to create awareness and demand for condoms.
An experienced professional is sought to ensure that the Management Information Systems data collected from the program staff gets inputted in to the Donor as well as PSI’s Internal MIS Systems in a timely manner and is inputted accurately. 

• Ensure timely completion of data entry of Sales & Communication data pertaining to NACO-CSM project in the state in Database Management System (NACO’s Online MIS & PSI internal OMS). 
• Ensure validation of data entered in Database Management system on regular basis and incorporate corrective measures as and when errors identified. 
• Ensure feedback on the MIS data quality to the field staff and share the findings with state program manager and MIS Manager. 
• Provide the MIS reports to field/ state program manager 
• Ensure smooth operations of MIS in the state
• Impart training to new users
• Provide necessary MIS support to sales staff
• Provide relevant data/information to HO team as per timelines
• Provide continuous feedback on system & procedures to HO team
• Impart regular training and handholding support to Data Entry Operators.
• Adhere to all reporting systems and generate MIS reports and share it with MIS Manger as per to the schedule & deadline.
• Coordinate with MIS Manager for smooth functioning of Information Systems.
• Preparation of reports & making presentation on the progress of program at state level.

• Graduate with 3-5 years of work experience in maintaining and managing management information systems OR Post Graduate with 1-3 of work experience in maintaining and managing management information systems.
• Candidates with relevant work experience in both commercial and development sectors with 
• Experience in database management systems.
• Knowledge of data analysis tools like SPSS, Epi-info, STATA will be an added advantage. 

• Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
• Excellent analytical skills
• Excellent Inter Personal Skills
• Presentation skills
• Organizing and Coordination skills

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. 
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. 
3. Technical Expertise - Should have sound knowledge of development sector and its challenges. 
4. Building Strong Work Relationships- Develop and sustain positive relationships with others; build connections with others; based on an in-depth understanding of their needs and concerns; establish networks.; Maintains ongoing contact with internal and external clients.
5. Plan and Organize Develop clear action plans that address the details needed to achieve objectives; define resources and actions to achieve objectives within constraints; establish priorities; Develops clear action plans that address the details needed to achieve objectives. 

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

Apply by: 19 Oct'2014

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