Population Services International India
Field Program Coordinator
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Gorakhpur & Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh
Application Email : careers@psi.org.in

Website

www.psi.org.in

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 30 2021

Description

POPULATION SERVICES INTERNATIONAL, INDIA

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Field Program Coordinator

NUMBERS OF POSITIONS & LOCATIONS: 2 (Two) each at Gorakhpur & Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

DEPARTMENT: Programs

REPORTS TO: Manager-Programs

SUPERVISES: None

GRADE LEVEL: IV

CATEGORY: Program Operations

Population Services International, India is a registered Indian Society dedicated to the improvement of public health in India. As a mission, PSI makes it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services. PSI’s core values are Measurement, Honesty, Pragmatism, Collaboration, Trust and Commitment Over the past twenty- seven years, PSI has collaborated with the Government of India and a number of donors to increase the use of modern contraception for family planning, to provide products and services for the health of mothers and children and to decrease the spread of HIV/AIDS and TB. For more information, please visit www.psi.org.in

ABOUT THE PROJECT:

PSI is implementing The Challenge Initiative for Healthy Cities (TCIHC/Saadhan) program in India with an objective to increase uptake of modern contraceptive among the urban poor. The program is funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The program has completed four years of its implementation in 31 cities spread across Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha. In year five, the program entered into a bridge period of 15 months starting from July 2020 to September 2021. During this period, the program will continue to work in 20 cities of Uttar Pradesh, with graduation from five mature cities and addition of five new cities. The overall strategy of the program during this period is to accelerate and achieve sustainability at scale of high impact interventions by leveraging resources, transferring skills, driving evidence-based decision-making at all levels of government. is further strengthening its monitoring system using its own Program Evidence, Analytics, Research & Learning (PEARL) framework. A comprehensive review of the program is currently underway to assess the effectiveness and impact of TCIHC/Saadhan platform and identify ways to make it more effective, efficient and sustainable.

A. POSITION PURPOSE:

To facilitate Manager-Programs in completing the 2 BY 2 matrix for all the Asha’s in their area and also coordination at all the UPHC level in the city and to ensure the implementation of Fixed Day services/ANTRAL Divas at the Government as well as Private sector providers for Family Planning. S/He will work closely with ANM/ASHA and Manger-Programs to ensure the implementation of the demand generation activities. S/he will also be responsible for organizing the joint meeting for the private providers with Government officials to improve the referral services of Family Planning services at accredited facilities. S/he will support the ManagerPrograms for all MIS of UPHCs and City health facilities and ensure the timely data collection and submission in the HMIS. S/he will also be responsible for the documentation at the city level will ensure that all the relevant forms are filled and submitted in time by the UPHCs with help of Field Program Associate.

B. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

System strengthening and innovations :

• Strengthen and facilitate the Fixed Day static(FDS) services at government and private facilities
• Facilitate the private sector engagement in FP
• Ensure the FDS calendar is circulated to all the ASHA/ANM and is displayed at all the facilities.
• Facilitate the Capacity Building efforts on FP for ASHA/ANM and providers.
• Facilitate the implementation of High Impact Interventions already budgeted in PIP through Field Program Associate.
• Facilitate/Demonstrate the High Impact Interventions not budgeted in PIP through Field Program Associate.
• Facilitate the Manager-Programs for organizing the DQAC meeting at City level.
• Support the Manager-Programs in facilitating the tool kit implementation in the City
• Support the Manager Programs and Facilitate the city plans (PIP)
• Ensuring the FP services through universalization of Urban health and nutrition days(UHND)/Outreach Camps(ORC) through Field Program Associate.
• Facilitation of data management system for FP at City level.

• Facilitate the orientation of Data persons at UPHCs.
• Facilitate the availability of supplies at all the UPHCs and ensure the facility readiness.

Demand Generation :

• Ensure completion of 2 BY 2 matrix for all the Asha’s in their area.
• Working with ANM/ASHA to facilitate demand aggregation
• Update the ANM/ASHA on the time to time FP guidelines by the Government.
• Work closely with the Public/ Private health facilities for the timely services to the referrals and ensure quality services.
• Facilitate the process of FDS Calendar for the UPHCs.
• Support the ANM/ASHA in the Micro planning of Urban health and nutrition days(UHND)/Outreach Camps(ORC)
• Ensure FP services referrals through universalization of Urban health and nutrition days(UHND)/Outreach Camps(ORC) and tracking of the services
• Facilitate the ANM/ASHA in maintaining the eligible couples Due list for Family Planning
• Coach and mentor ANM/ASHA to counsel FTP during their HH visit and ensure that potential FTPs are mobilized by ANM/ASHA to UPHC on FDS to accept methods of their choice
• Coach OICs of UPHCs to conduct FAHD on defined days to cater SRH services/counselling to unmarried adolescents
• Facilitate in implementation of the budgeted demand generation activities.
• Facilitate the monitoring and supportive supervision of ASHAs
• Assist Manager-Programs in the overall achievement of the program deliverables.

C. QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Post Graduate with 1-3 years of relevant experience & Graduate with 3-5 years of relevant experience.

D. SKILLS:
• Eagerness to learn.
• Leadership ability, including the capacity to set and manage accountability of self and others.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing in English and Hindi and to make effective presentations to the communication team.
• Computer skills.
• Ability and willingness to travel extensively in rural areas.

E. COMPETENCIES:
• Drive Change and Innovation: act with urgency for continuous improvement and with a bias towards action; promote development of breakthrough solutions; embrace and advocate innovations that improve results; aggressively promotes the need for breakthrough improvements
• Develop Others: give people challenging assignments to develop their capabilities; provide timely coaching, instruction and feedback, create an environment where failure is seen as an opportunity to learn; Coaches others and helps them develop their knowledge and skills; Give people authority to make decisions
• Act with Long term Perspective: take actions today to build a strong foundation for future success; identify and take advantage of emerging opportunities; keep PSI’s longterm goals in mind when addressing short-term issues and problems. Identifies and acts to create organizational capability needed to meet future organizational goals
• Manage Complexity: clarify issues in complex or ambiguous situations; balance competing priorities or goals; manage effectively in matrix organization; make timely decisions using available facts in ambiguous situations; make sense of inconsistent data;
Keeps focused on key objectives and results when addressing the details of a situation
• Influence Decisions & Actions: build support for recommendations and decisions; find common ground and mutual benefits to gain agreement and commitment; show enthusiasm, excitement and passion for goals. identifies and communicates benefits to get agreement.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.
Job Email id: careers@psi.org.in