Intersectoral Engagement Expert
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 Inter Sectoral Engagement Expert – State Technical Support Unit (STSU):

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

About the Position: Responsible for coordination with various State departments, Ministries and corporate sectors outside the health department.

Job Responsibilities:
o Provide technical support to State TB Cell for development of evidence-based policies, guidelines and schemes on multi-sectoral engagement for TB elimination
o Promote the use of the Standards for TB Care in India (STCI) and assist in the development of additional tools and enablers for effective implementation of STCI in health care settings under different Ministries
o Facilitate the close coordination of State TB Cell with different Ministries and corporate sectors outside the health department
o Provide technical assistance for developing training materials for capacity building of staff and officers in the different Ministries
o Provide technical assistance to State Tb Cell in supervision, monitoring and evaluation of projects with and through corporate sector for TB elimination
o Capacity building of state programme managers and PPM coordinators, preparing, implementing projects and resource mobilization through Corporate Sector Responsibilities
o Provide technical support, oversight and monitoring of financial management of resources available from corporate sector or other stakeholders
o Coordinate with partnering agencies and organizations involved in corporate sector engagement and inter-Ministerial collaboration
o Provide a monthly report and an end-of-assignment report in the prescribed formats on activities, achievements, challenges and recommendations
o Perform other duties as required by State TB Cell in the interests of the programme

Qualification& Experience:
o Post Graduate or Higher Degree in Community Medicine/ Preventive & Social Medicine/ PGDHM (2 Yrs Full Time-AICTE approved) / Life Sciences/ Social Sciences, from a recognized university/ Institute.
o Minimum of 10 years of experience in public health programmes/ similar projects including TSU
o Prior experience of leading capacity building/ inter-sectoral coordination with stakeholders / Public Private Partnerships with government public health programmes, in coordination with Central /or State Health Departments, are essential Skills and Competencies
o Desirable: Experience in TB 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 Proficiency in computer applications
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 Willingness to travel extensively in West Bengal.
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