Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Programme Manager - Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Apply by: May 15, 2016)

Name of the Post: Programme Manager, Saksham-Pravaah

No. of Positions : 04 positions.

Location : 1 each in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan & Karnataka.

(State specific applications are required)

Duration : December 2017

Email : hr.sakshamp@gmail.com

Remuneration CTC: Rs. Upto 70,000/- per month

Last Date for application: May 15, 2016.
Saksham Pravaah is a TISS project that implements counselling services for Drug Resistant (DR) TB patients in collaboration with the Mumbai District Tuberculosis (TB) Control Society (MDTCS). The programme supported by the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria was initiated in August 2014 as an extension of the HIV counselling capacity building initiative. Saksham means "Capable" or “Self- reliant” in Sanskrit.

Based on the experience of Mumbai, Saksham in partnership with the Central TB Division (CTD), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has scaled up this project to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Karnataka. In this expanded phase of the project, the goal is to

strengthen National TB control program (with special focus on MDR and XDR TB) in states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Rajasthan through structural and psycho-social support interventions.

Terms of Reference for the position of Programme Manager, Saksham.

• Plan and implement the Saksham programme in the assigned state.
• Overall responsible for meeting programme targets at the state level.
• Liaison and coordinate with State TB office for the effective implementation of TB counselling services initiated by Saksham.
• Regular liaison and coordinate with the State TB Programme staff for the implementation of TB counselling services.
• Undertake mentoring and monitoring of counsellors appointed by Saksham for programme services. Assist in developing training needs and manuals as per the programme requirement.
• Plan and implement supportive supervision for TB Counsellors appointed by Saksham.
• Monitor programme services in the field for targets and deliverables as per the plan.
• Coordinate and work together with district Programme officers for data collation and periodic assessments.
• Oversee the bills, attendance and other documentation submitted by the counsellors.
• Any other tasks as and when assigned by the Sr. Programme Manager, Saksham.


• Minimum Desired Qualification: Master in Public Health/ Master in Health Administration/ Master of Social Work (Health & Mental Health or Public
Health)/ M.A. (Counselling or Clinical Psychology).


• Minimum 2-5 years of working experience at managerial level in the related field of TB counselling services or HIV/AIDS counselling or Public health and other related fields.

Essential skills and other requirements:

•Ability to strategise and implement the programme to get the expected outcome.
•Excellent organisational and administration skills.
•Good Analytical and Presentation Skill.
•Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, Marathi and Hindi.
•Proficiency in using computers. Knowledge of MS Office-Word, Excel, PPT.
•Willingness to travel extensively within states assigned.
•High level of commitment and integrity and ability to work independently.

Application Procedure

Please send the following documents by e-mail to hr.ctd2016@gmail.com along with the following subject line as ‘Programme Manager – Saksham Pravaah along with the state preference’. Eg : ‘Programme Manager-Saksham Pravaah – Maharashtra’

1. A Cover Letter
2. Your updated curriculum vitae with your academic record and experience.
3. Application form to be filled by the candidates with their details as requested.(Please visit tiss.edu for the application form of this advertisement.)

Candidates short-listed will be contacted for interview only.

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