Global Health Strategies Institute GHSi
District Coordinator (Consultant) – District /Block Level Intervention
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Bharuch Gujarat

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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 27 2021

Description

Designation: District Coordinator (Consultant) – District /Block Level Intervention

Location: Bharuch, Gujarat

No of years of experience: 3 years

No of open positions: 1

 

About Global Health Strategies Institute (GHSi)

Global Health Strategies Institute (GHSi) is a non-governmental organization registered in India as Section 8 company (erstwhile Section 25 under Companies Act, 1956) that promotes the development and delivery of health products, technologies, and information. GHSi specializes in policy research and analysis, communications, advocacy, resource mobilization, research, and program implementation.

 

Position Description

Global Health Strategies Institute is seeking an intelligent, passionate public health professional with in-depth knowledge of public health issues, government policies, programs, and schemes for one of its projects in district Bharuch, Gujarat with a goal is to implement a holistic public health-care model of essential health and nutrition services in one block (Hansot) of Bharuch district of Gujarat that can be replicated across the district and the State. The key objectives of the project are:

  1. To demonstrate the feasibility of the comprehensive health program, which is based on existing policies, by supporting the implementation of government programs.

  2. To develop and pilot a Telehealth / Telemedicine service to ensure reach and greater uptake of health services by communities especially the population falls under marginalized and hard to reach areas.

  3. Use conventional and innovative communications strategies to ensure awareness of the program and sustained involvement of communities.

  4. Build partnership with other organizations to support scale-up.

GHSi is looking for one full time district coordinator (consultant) who will be based in Bharuch, Gujarat.

The candidate will report to the Program Manager, a full time GHS employee. They will also work in close co-ordination with the Technical Director to the project. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of Program Manager, assist in implementing the field activities based on the work-plan

  • Support the project manager in developing the annual / monthly work plans for project and implement through direct leadership and participation.

  • Supervise and guide field coordinator in undertaking the required actions for field level intervention.

  • Develop strong relationships and network with key government stakeholders at block level to ensure smooth implementation of project activities.

  • Engage with relevant government departments (education, health, PRI) and civil society at the block level to ensure their sustained involvement in project implementation and monitoring.

  • Provide timely and relevant feedback to the key program manager.

  • Assist block level officials with developing their training plans for capacity building of teachers, front line workers and peer educators using training modules.

  • Support district / block level officials to develop training plan to train service providers, front line workers and community leaders on Telehealth / Medicine.  

  • Participate / facilitate training of services provider on Telehealth / Medicine.

  • Support field team to roll-out the Telehealth / Medicine interventions in selected areas as per the plan.

  • Assist Health, Education and ICDS department to plan and roll-out effective weekly Iron Folic Acid supplementation and De-worming program.

  • Assist in organizing inter-sectoral convergence meetings on regular basis.

  • Participate in various district / block level meetings.  

  • Collect and consolidate data as per the M&E plan

  • Perform other related duties as entrusted by supervisor from time to time.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably social work) or Equivalent with at-least 3 years of relevant field experience.   

  • Understanding of public health issues, government programs / schemes in Gujarat and other related issues

  • Good documentation skills in Hindi & English (proficiency in Gujarati language will add value)

  • Availability to travel in field

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Please email a cover letter, resume and any additional materials to ptalwar@globalhealthstrategies.com Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Due to the high volume of expected applicants, only those meeting GHS requirements will be contacted. GHS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

    


Job Email id: ptalwar@globalhealthstrategies.com