Lead Consultant – Knowledge Management
National Health Systems Resource Centre
(NHSRC) has been set up under the National Health Mission (NHM),
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, as an autonomous
registered Society, to channelize technical assistance and
capacity building support to the states for strengthening the
public health system. NHSRC is mandated to contribute to health
policy, strategy development, national health planning, programme
design and evaluation.
The division of Knowledge
Management support activities related to Implementation Research
for Health Systems Strengthening (IR-HSS) Under National Health
Mission. It support the generation, collection, analysis, use and
dissemination of knowledge and evidence for polices and programmes
to strengthen health systems. It serves as the technical reference
point on research for other divisions of NHSRC, MOHFW and the
states, and facilitates implementation support functions by under
undertaking/ supporting rapid assessments, evaluations, reviews
and development of analytical reports drawn from HMIS, reporting
portals and other sources. The KMD also serves as the nodal
division in NHSRC for UHC and SDG monitoring and repository for
research studies, relevant committee reports, and other data
The position is specifically for the requirement
of One, Lead Consultant –Knowledge Management Division, purely
on contractual basis.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Provide technical assistance to undertake research
activities under Knowledge Management Division (KMD).
The Lead Consultant will be responsible for tracking and following
up on all deliverables of the Division, S/he should be able to
critically analyse the work undertaken by the Division and draw up
annual work plans.’
• Provide technical assistance to
undertake research activities under Knowledge Management Division
• Support the states in designing and planning
research proposals to strengthen health systems.
• Lead the
preparation of technical documents, including reviews on Health
Systems interventions and social determinants of health, including
policy briefs and reports.
• Lead review and analysis of
published and grey literature and data available through various
sources on a periodic basis, including National / State / District
level survey, HMIS, Sustainable Development Goal indicators and
Universal Health Coverage indicators.
• Explore areas for
engaging with partner institutions to undertake research under
KMD, including IR-HSS.
• Support the IR-HSS platform on
all administrative and technical matters.
• Responsible for
regular review of the projects with the partner institutions and
provide inputs as required for revision and submission of
• Lead and support team to ensure timely review of
the projects under KMD to provide a routine update.
Ensure timely and high-quality responses to MoHFW and Parliament
Questions pertaining to the division
• Undertake analytical
documentation of field review visits to provide feedback to the
• Identify best practices and innovations within
states and districts and support in documentation.
Support team and divisions in providing periodic synopsis of
progress in states using data and field findings as a means of
technical support and programme oversight.
• Support in
creating platform for partners/stakeholders to share and create
evidence-based knowledge, enabling the uptake of information to
strengthen the Health systems interventions
Advisor/Executive Director for administrative functions of the
• Undertake other assignments under KMD, which may
be assigned from time to time by the Advisor/Executive
Qualifications and Experience:
MBBS/BDS/MDS/BAMS/BYMS/BUMS/BSMS/BHMS Graduate with either of the
following Post Graduate degree:
1. Masters in Community
2. Doctorate in Community Medicine
3. Master in
4. Doctorate in Public Health
5. Master in
6. Doctorate in Health
7. Masters in Health Care Management
Doctorate in Healthcare Management
• Have at least 10
years of post-qualification experience in Public Health Systems,
including implementation and supporting large scale National
health care programmes.
• Should have deep understanding
of public health issues in India and role of various
Limit: Up to 55 Years (as on the date of
receiving the application)
Location: New Delhi with
extensive travel to states and Districts
Range: Between Rs. 1,30,000/- to Rs. 1,70,000/-
within the band will be commensurate qualification and
Candidates selected in this interview could
be considered for other vacant positions at NHSRC requiring
similar skill sets and at appropriate level.
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. Last date for receiving
applications is 17 June 2021.