Deputy Team Leader
Chairman, President, CEO, Director, Project Director, Deputy Director
Kolkata West Bengal
Application Email : jobs@spym.org



Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 30 2021


About Organisation

SPYM 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:

SPYM 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:
a) Support the state in implementing the engagement of Service Providers in private sector, NGOs and untapped areas.
b) Contract management with Private sector & NGO sector
c) Monitoring & Evaluation
d) Capacity building and Technical Support

SPYM invites application for the post of Deputy Team Leader – State Technical Support Unit (STSU):

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

About the Position: Responsible for day-to-day management of the team and functioning of project
Job Responsibilities:
o 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 work plan
o Develop monthly/ quarterly work plan for STSU along with budget and quarter wise deliverables
o Drive discussions with senior officials in the Govt at State level.
o 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 areas.
o Coordinate with the multidisciplinary team for the day operations pertaining to STSU in consultation with Team Leader.
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 services
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 State.
o Liaison with allied department and coordinate with State officials to ensure effective partnership with the public sector for the delivery of project activities.
o Identify training and capacity needs for the districts and State TB Cell and organize the same in coordination with State Officials.
o Provide technical inputs to the PPSAs. Support and monitor PPSAs and periodic review of partnerships with different stakeholders.
o 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.
o Supervise internal Admin and finance

Qualification& Experience:

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 communicable disease.
o Desirable: Experience in TB or HIV programs, already located in the State of West Bengal.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities typically needed to perform this job:

o Good communication skills and proficiency in English & Hindi preferably.
o Ability to undertake & deliver on the above responsibilities and tasks.
o Excellent documentation and presentation skills.
o Flexibility and the ability to work effectively in a team and cope with pressure and challenges.
o Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work independently as well as part of an effective team.
o Demonstrated ability to analyze policy issues and to communicate findings and policy recommendations to a variety of audiences.
o 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 standards.

Please send your applications along with detailed CV to jobs@spym.org within 7 days of publication of this advertisement.
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.
Job Email id: jobs@spym.org