NLR India
Deputy Coordinator, ILEP India (Consultant)
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Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 31 2021


Position: Deputy Coordinator, ILEP India (Consultant)

About ILEP: International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP) is a consortium of 13 international non-governmental organisations with a shared desire to see a world free from leprosy, and an acknowledgment that none of us can achieve this on our own. Through the programmes of its Member associations, ILEP spans more than 60 countries and 700 project locations worldwide. Most of the global expertise in leprosy resides in ILEP’s Members and their in-country partners. We work with: 1] People affected by leprosy, 2] Ministries of Health and other government departments, 3] Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy, 4] World Health Organization, 5] Other NGOs and civil society organisations, 6] Novartis (which provides anti-leprosy drugs for free), 7] Philanthropic trusts, and 8] Individuals. ILEP India has nine members namely AIFO, ALM, FAIRMED, DFB, Fontilles, DAHW, LEPRA Society, NLR and TLMTI. Since February 2020, NLR is the coordinating agency for ILEP India with NLR India acting as the ILEP India Coordinator. The Deputy Coordinator will assist the Coordinator.

No. of vacancies: 1

This position will be based out of NLR India office in New Delhi.

Key roles and responsibilities:

1. Responsible for the day to day functioning of ILEP India
2. Coordinate with all the ILEP India members and ILEP International as and when needed
3. Coordinate with government, WHO, Association of Persons Affected by Leprosy (APAL), Indian Medical Association (IMA), Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venere ologist and Leprologists (IADVL) and other stakeholders
4. Coordinate with the National Leprosy Eradication Program (NLEP) consultants
5. Review and summarize reports of the NLEP consultants
6. Assess capacity building (CB) needs of NLEP consultants
7. Plan and organize CB of the NLEP consultants
8. Assist the Coordinator in developing annual/multi-year workplan
9. Draft and implement the annual workplan in coordination with ILEP members
10. Lead development of ILEP India website and maintain it through an agency/consultant; draft content for it, publish it after finalization
11. Lead in drafting and publishing the quarterly ILEP India e-newsletter
12. Keep track of member budgetary contribution and do need-based follow-up
13. Plan and organize meetings of ILEP India with members and other stakeholders
14. Draft periodic reports of ILEP India
15. Draft minutes of meeting and share as applicable
16. Maintain files and documentation related to ILEP work
17. Any other task assigned by the Coordinator

Values and Ethics:

The candidate should have high level of integrity, accountability, and punctuality and be willing to work beyond normal working hours and willing to travel to remote parts of project areas. S/he should also demonstrate and be exemplary in portraying NLRIF values and ethics. The candidate should be a good team player.


Master’s Degree in Public Health/ Social Sciences/ Communication/ English and related subjects.

Experience and skills:

• At least 5 years’ experience in coordination activities with different stakeholders
• Excellent documentation skills with track record of publications
• Experience of working on public health issues preferably neglected tropical diseases
• Good verbal and written communication skills including good command of English and one Indian language e.g. Hindi
• Good analytical skills
• Computer skills: Proficiency in Internet, web-based operations, MS Office and related applications
• Good team player

Type of Appointment

Contractual appointment with fixed term of one year. Renewal thereafter on basis of performance and requirement of ILEP India.


Compensation will be based on experience and qualification. On travel days, (S)he will be entitled for re-imbursement of hotel accommodation, plus per diem as per the organization policy.

How to apply:

You are requested to apply at the earliest. NLR India will screen and interview on an ongoing basis starting from the date of advertisement; the position will be filled as soon as we get the suitable candidate. Please send your latest resume with a subject line ‘Deputy Coordinator, ILEP India (Consultant)’ with a covering letter which explains your track record in support to the requisite work sand motivation that makes you eligible for this post. Your current salary, expected salary and notice period should also be mentioned in covering letter in strict confidence. Send your resume and covering letter by email only to:

No telephone queries and clarification will be responded/ answered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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