Lead Consultant - Child Health (M&E
National Health Systems Resource
Centre (NHSRC), New Delhi on behalf of Ministry of Health &
Family Welfare is seeking applications from qualified candidates
for the above mentioned post purely on contractual
Reporting to: Deputy Commissioner (Child
Roles and Responsibilities:
assist Child Health Division in monitoring implementation of Child
Health interventions under the National Health Mission (NHM)
Techno-managerial support to Ministry of Health & Family
Welfare in Child Health programmes with focus on Planning, review,
implementation of all work related to child health
2. Develop plans for the capacity building on
data analysis and its timely use for planning/budgeting
Assist in trainings and capacity building, data analysis and use
(including gap analysis/bottleneck analysis capacity building).
Data analysis, programme and reviewing situation on quarterly
basis for informing to higher officers for decision making. Data
analysis of surveys related to child health and RMNCH+A from time
to time and developing reports and status papers.
Contribute to/support the preparation/design and conduct/update of
situation analysis for the child health scenario under RMNCH+A
spectrum, to ensure timely comprehensive and current data on child
health and related factors available to guide policy and
development, design and management of nutrition programs/projects.
6. Work with partners, and state government counterparts to
develop, implement, monitor and report on program activities
including work plans, budgets, activities, monitoring and
evaluation (M&E) frameworks and reports for capacity
7. Assist in developing technical reports and
review of existing guidelines and training manuals through field
visits and dissemination of the same at the state/ district
8. Coordinate with and provide support to concerned
government officials in planning (e.g. preparation of state PIPs),
State level implementation, using data for action and concurrent
review of the newborn and child health program, with the aim of
improving service delivery system.
9. Preparation of
operational guidelines, white papers, policy notes for the
10. To undertake periodic field visits to states
and districts to review programme implementation in the States,
identify implementation challenges and support states in charting
11. Review of technical documents and
provide comments on behalf of Ministry of Health& FW on Child
Health related subjects
12. Perform other duties as assigned
by the supervisor to achieve the organizational
1. Post Graduate degree
in Social Work/Population Studies/ MBA in Health Management/ Post
Graduate Diploma in Health Management.
2. Minimum of 7+
years’ experience in the field of public health, of which 2-3
years’ experience in Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) with
government at national or state level. Preference will be given to
candidates who have worked with NHM/RCH at National/State
3. Familiarity with the Indian health system, key
stakeholders and relevant government policies/strategies
particularly National Health Mission.
communication and presentation skills, analytical and
interpersonal abilities, excellent oral and written communication
skills in English.
5. Demonstrated ability to work in a
multi-disciplinary team environment.
experience in implementing RCH trainings program at field
7. Computer proficiency with high level of familiarity
with commonly used packages like MS Word, Excel, Power Point &
Web surfing to search relevant data & documents.
Ability to handle a variety of assignments under pressure of
9. Willingness to travel to states & districts
to provide technical assistance & ability to work on different
assignments simultaneously to meet the timelines for assignments.
1. Diploma/ Certificate in GIS
Management in Public Health/ M&E of Health Programs/ Project
2. Working knowledge of GBD Evaluation Tool and
GIS mapping is essential.
3. Published work in the area of
Reproductive and Child Health.
Age: Up to 55 years as
on last date for receiving application and having sound health to
undertake extensive field visits.
Between Rs. 130,000/- to 170,000 per month
New Delhi with willingness to travel to states and districts.
to apply: Candidates are requested to fill the online application
correctly which is available on the NHSRC website
(http://nhsrcindia.org). Applications will be accepted in the
prescribed online application format only. The last date for
receiving applications is 29-Jul-2021.