Child in Need Institute CINI
Consultant MCHN
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Ranchi Jharkhand
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Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 28 2021


Job Profile

Job Title: Consultant MCHN

Place of Work: CINI State Office, Ranchi, Jharkhand

Reports to Team Lead

No. of Posts One (1)

Project or Program: Health & Nutrition Programme

Duration At least 80 person-days in 4 months between 1st December,2021 and 31st March, 2022

Child in Need Institute (CINI) has been implementing/facilitating different programmes to demonstrate models in improving quality of lives of children, adolescent and women in need. CINI also provides technical support to different state Government and at National level for strengthening existing services and build up capacities of personnel working at different layers. CINI’s core model is based on CINI method that promotes a rights based convergence approach which has so far attracted the attention of policy makers and other different actors of development sector, and which has proven to be an effective design to promote local level solutions for improving care and protection of Children.

Activities to be performed:
• Manage a field team of around 40 people in two districts of Jharkhand (Khunti & Simdega) on a day-to-day basis.
• At least 1200 under two children who are not age appropriately immunized or are not fully immunized to be linked to the health system for regularizing their RI.
• Facilitate screening of at least 600 pregnant women and 800 lactating women with low BMI and 600 SAM/MAM children.
• Ensure prompt distribution of nutrition kit and seed kit for nutria-garden to 2000 families with pregnant and lactating women and malnourished children.
• Orientation of at least 300 FLWs in the project blocks on First 1000-days care.
• Reach-out to 2000 pregnant and lactating women and caregivers of malnourished children with key nutrition messages related to First 1000-days care
• Facilitate installation of 62 handwashing units in selected schools and health facilities.
• Lead a community awareness campaign on COVID appropriate behaviours in school and community level spread across selected communities in 10 blocks covering an approximate population of 20,000.
• Prepare project progress and completion reports for 3 different projects on MCHN and WASH as per the templates prescribed by donors/CINI.
• Ensure updating of project real-time online MIS through the project teams.

I. Documentation and Communication skills in English & Hindi
II. Communication skills in a multi-stakeholder environment
III. Understanding of maternal and child health and nutrition issues in Jharkhand
IV. Understanding of the public health system in Jharkhand.
V. Co-ordination and supportive supervision skills to manage a field level team
VI. Manage large project budgets
VII. Computer proficiency (MS Office)
VIII. Fluency in written and spoken English and Hindi language. Understanding of the local language will be an added advantage.

• M&E tools and formats
• Project reports
• Assessment reports
• Field visit reports
• Need based documentation

Qualifications & Experience:
i. Master's Degree or equivalent in Social Science, Rural Development, Humanities, Development Communication
ii. Master’s in Public Health or any relevant degree in Nutrition will be of preferred
iii. Experience of working in Mother and Child Health Domain with specific experience on immunization and nutrition
iv. Experience of working in collaboration with Government Health Cell.
v. Working in Jharkhand with the tribal communities will be an advantage.
vi. At least 6 years of experience in the development sector.
vii. At least of 3 years of experience of working in the public health sector.
viii. Age not exceeding 45 years.

Expected Travel :
• Selected personnel will be primarily located at the CINI, State Office in Ranchi, Jharkhand but have to travel frequently to project intervention district - Simdega and Khunti as per need.

Consultancy Fee: Rs. 3000/- to Rs. 4000/- per day for 80 days (maximum)

Interested Candidates may send their CV duly specify at the top - post /year of experience/Qualification and age to .

Last date for applying – 28th November,2021

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