World Vision India
District Lead - Jeet (Joint Efforts To Eliminate Tuberculosis) -1
-1
Pudukottai Tamil Nadu
Application Email : Dennis_Durai@wvi.org

Website

www.wvi.org

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 04 2021

Description


Key Position Information

 

Date updated: 03/03/2021

Job Title:

District Lead  

Position Reports To:

State Lead  

 

Division:

Operations

Department:

Health

 

Unit:

Special Projects Group

 

Location:

Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu

Next up Manager:

Head - JEET

Direct Reports:

6

Indirect Reports:

0

Financial Accountability

Primary Purpose of Job

 


World Vision India is Implementing agency (SR) for JEET 2.0 (Joint efforts for elimination of TB) supported by The Global Fund through PR (WJCF) who is the PR in Pudukkottai in the state of Tamil Nadu. A full time District Lead (DL) is required to provide leadership to the LTBI site in Pudukkottai i, Tamil Nadu The DL will be based out of Pudukkottai. The DL will also be required to travel to review meetings outside the state as and when required by the PR.

 

DL will be point person for JEET 2.0 in the LTBI site and will lead the implementation of JEET 2.0 project for program quality and achievement, provide administrative and managerial support, supported by the Supervisor. The DL will coordinate with PR, District TB offices of Pudukkottai, Private Practitioners and other stakeholders as per need and within WV India. She/ He will be responsible for monitoring and supportive supervision for all LTBI related activities and to report on household contact screening, diagnostic evaluation, ensuring timely initiation, completion and reporting of TB preventive therapy as part of Operations team within district in agreement with supervisor and PR.

 

Key roles

  • Provide leadership to JEET 2.0 project‘s implementation activities in Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu in closely working with District TB officer, Private Practitioners and JEET project’s principle recipient  

  • Interface between Private providers and Public Sector to ensure seamless implementation of project JEET 2.0

  • Engage with key stakeholders who include the State PMU, prominent private sector hospitals/clinics treating TB and the State/District TB Officials.

  • Represent WVI in any key district/City level TB meetings/Trainings

  • Provide strategy to field level staff and ensure they achieve targets

  • Report on field level activities and achievement on a periodic basis as and when required by WVI and the PR

  • Conduct monitoring visits to validate a proportion (as decided with the PR) of the key indicators reported

  • Participate in any key district/City level TB meetings

  • Facilitate CME’s, Trainings and supervisory visits from the PR and WVI Health Units

  • Provide logistic management of TPT drugs for household contacts

  • Undertake TPT transport from designated government centres/ chemists to identified household contacts (as per requirement)

  • Enter into agreements with identified vendors for diagnostic( X- ray ) management and disbursements

  • Collect monthly/fortnightly drugs inventory requirements

  • Ensure timely procurement of PPE kits, weighing scales, TPT drugs, x- ray vouchers

Key deliverables:

  • Develop of strategy for program implementation and operational support for JEET 2.0

  • Provide hand-holding and carry out team building activities

  • Provide Review and monitoring support for project deliverables for allocated LTBI Coordinators and Tele callers / geography

  • Carry out monitoring visits to validate randomly reported data from the field with division of LTBI Coordinators and Tele callers

  • Carry out monthly review of field staff and report the observations to designated project supervisors

  • Plan for personnel requirements including training along with Supervisor and coordinate HR matters

As Point person

  • Function as local administrative head for the project and be the authorised signatory/approver at project level

  • Report to PR / Health Unit of WVI on the progress against the targets as per agreed timelines

  • Submit reports and participate in national/state level reviews periodically as per project requirement

  • Represent organisation in external engagements


Travel Requirement

Role Balance   

 

 

Frequency

Maximum of 80 days

 a year (Planned by staff )

Locations

Domestic

as required

People – percentage of time getting things done through others

%

40%

Scheduling – planning, coordinating

%

20%

Technical – delivering based on knowledge and skills

%

40%

Key Accountabilities

Measured by

Time Spent on each KPI

Program Management including Monitoring and reporting

  • District wise planning with Project Team

  • Achievement against program targets and key Global Fund indicators

  • Number of fortnightly /monthly reports submitted on time

  • Number of field visits conducted for data validation/monitoring

  • Number of Program and finance review meetings

40%

Stakeholder Engagements

  • Number of Private providers/Hospitals contacted or visited

  • Number of Household contacts screened or visited

  • Number of RNTCP/TB meetings participated in

  • Number of visits to the State and District / City  officers

  • Number of CME’s and Trainings to which logistic support was provided

30%

Training and capacity building

  • Number of field level staff who provided with training on the job

  • Number of learning/ team building events

20%

Administrative functions

  • Finance and Admin, program review/ LFA/ Audit findings

10%

Role Requirement

 

Skills

(the leadership skills to do the job)

  • Project management Skills

  • Timely reporting

  • People Skills

  • Proactive leadership skills

  • Networking Skills

  • Analysis & Problem Solving

  • Coaching & mentoring

  • Public relations/ networking

Knowledge & Qualifications

(the specific qualifications and  knowledge required)

  • Post Graduate with MSW/MPH/MBA with background in life sciences and 5 years’ experience in NGOs

  • MS Office Skills

  • Knowledge of development principles, development sector landscape and technical sector updates

  • Working experience in government sector/grants projects

 Experience

(the experience gained – including environment, timeframe and context)

  • She/ he should have had at least 5 years of experience in development sector, handling a project

  • Building successful collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Cross –cultural experience for Health –added advantage

  • Experience of working with National TB/ HIV program in a managerial capacity will be an advantage.

Other

 

  • Ability to work with a multi-cultural team – remote management skill needed

  • Ability to solve problems and make quick decisions

  • Ability to adapt to diverse contexts

  • Ability to position organisation with national and international audience

  • Sense of humour

  • High EQ

 

Job Email id: Dennis_Durai@wvi.org Download Attachment: JD District Lead - JEET 2.0 Pudukotai.pdf