is a national organisation with a countrywide presence working in
the area of health and socio-economic development since last above
35 years. SPYM is working in the domains of Health, Socio-economic
development, Advocacy and Networking in the North, South and North
Eastern part of India. SPYM has worked with Govt. agencies i.e.
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of Social
Justice & Empowerment, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports,
Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India etc. along with
Multilaterals agencies like World Bank, UN agencies like UNDP,
UNFPA, UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNODC etc., bilateral agencies like DfID,
USAID, CIDA etc.
State Technical Support Unit:
is setting up the State Technical Support Unit (STSU) for the
State of West Bengal to support the State in implementation of
Tuberculosis Intervention as part of National Tuberculosis
Elimination Program. STSU will help guide the State TB Cell (STC),
District TB Officers (DTOs) and City Health administrators in
planning and implementation of activities leading towards TB
eliminationas envisioned by 2025. Key areas of support are:
Support the state in implementing the engagement of Service
Providers in private sector, NGOs and untapped areas.
Contract management with Private sector & NGO sector
Monitoring & Evaluation
d) Capacity building and
SPYM invites application for the post
of Deputy Team Leader – State Technical Support Unit
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal
the Position: Responsible for day-to-day management of the team
and functioning of project
Project management of the project as per agreed activities,
timelines and deliverables
o Defining the detailed work plan,
and managing the team of consultants / domain experts against the
o Develop monthly/ quarterly work plan for STSU
along with budget and quarter wise deliverables
discussions with senior officials in the Govt at State level.
Working with the client project team and stakeholders. Driving
meetings and problem-solving discussions.
o Sending periodic
updates, and highlighting challenges in projectexecution. Guiding
the team to arrive at specific solutions for each of impact
o Coordinate with the multidisciplinary team for the
day operations pertaining to STSU in consultation with Team
o Supportive supervision, monitoring and evaluation
and coordination with states officials.
o Coordinate with
State in engaging private health care providers for improved
coverage/reach of TB patients with timely diagnosis and treatment
o Analyse district wise performance and provide
inputs to the State.
o Analyse and review the performance of
the districts against the set targets periodically and communicate
the same to State TB Cell.
o Support the all PPSA and State
to facilitate engagement for public-private partnership in the
o Liaison with allied department and coordinate with
State officials to ensure effective partnership with the public
sector for the delivery of project activities.
training and capacity needs for the districts and State TB Cell
and organize the same in coordination with State Officials.
Provide technical inputs to the PPSAs. Support and monitor PPSAs
and periodic review of partnerships with different stakeholders.
Submit progress reports of STSU on a monthly/quarterly/annual
basis to the CTD/NTSU
o Provide technical support to STC for
documenting best practices on TB programs in the state.
Supervise internal Admin and finance
o MBBS with Post-Graduate in Public Health
preferably in Community / Preventive Health etc. (2 Yrs Full Time-
UGC /AICTE approved)
o The candidate should have minimum 8
years plus experiences out of which 3 Yrs relevant experience in
o Desirable: Experience in TB or HIV
programs, already located in the State of West Bengal.
knowledge, skills and abilities typically needed to perform this
o Good communication skills and proficiency in
English & Hindi preferably.
o Ability to undertake &
deliver on the above responsibilities and tasks.
documentation and presentation skills.
o Flexibility and the
ability to work effectively in a team and cope with pressure and
o Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work
independently as well as part of an effective team.
Demonstrated ability to analyze policy issues and to communicate
findings and policy recommendations to a variety of audiences.
Willingness to travel extensively in West Bengal and to meet
central level officials in Delhi.
o Previous experience in
the state is desirable.
Salary: Salary will
commensurate with experience and shall be at par with current
Please send your applications along with
detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org within 7 days of publication of this
Note: Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted and shall be required to attend personal interview at a
place indicated by the organisation, the expenses for which will
have to be borne by the candidate.
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