Closing DateJul 27 2021
John Snow India Private Limited (JSIPL) Job Description
John Snow India Private Limited (JSIPL) is a subsidiary of John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a health care consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities in the U.S. and around the world. Our mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause. For more than 40 years, Boston-headquartered JSI and its affiliates have provided highquality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide.
JSI has implemented projects in 106 countries and currently operates from eight US and 81 international offices, with more than 500 US-based professionals and 2,700 host country staff. In India, JSIPL implements and manages several public health projects in maternal, child, and newborn health, supply chain logistics; immunization; digital health; and HIV. Please visit our website at www.jsi.comto find out more about our work.
Under a USAID grant, JSI has been mandated to provide technical assistance to the Government of India and State governments of several states to identify challenges and facilitate feasible solutions to address them to rapidly ramp up COVID vaccination in the country, aligned with the prevalent Government of India policy. JSIPL will be the lead partner to aggregate, coordinate, and support the
National and State Governments with the technical assistance required to facilitate the scale-up of COVID vaccination in the population, supported by several sub-partners. The interventions will support demand and supply-side acceleration at the national, state, and sub-state levels. The technical assistance areas will be flexible and depend upon the needs expressed by the national and respective state governments and include but are not limited to supply chain, digital health and technology support, last-mile delivery, micro-planning, demand generation, data analysis, workforce expansion, and other areas.
Reporting to the Project Director, JSIPL is URGENTLY looking for a Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) lead to spearhead the MERL agenda of the project aimed at providing technical assistance to the states to plan and monitor the COVID vaccine delivery.The incumbent will, besides providing leadership to the MERL team, provide expert advice to the state governments and NGO partners on developing program monitoring strategies for the COVID vaccine delivery and promote the collection, visualization and use of data for decision making with the program managers at national, state and sub-state level. The incumbent will be responsible for designing the overall monitoring, evaluation and learning strategy of the project to support various Governments to accelerate COVID vaccine deployment, consistent with the donor requirements.
The incumbent will lead the research and evaluation design/methodologies, supporting performance monitoring, analysis, and data collection efforts for the project activities. S/he will provide assistance and oversight in all aspects of data management, data quality and provide feedback for improvement. S/he will, working closely with the NGO partners in the project & other partners on the ground, help the states to further strengthen the monitoring efforts in the COVID vaccination program, identifying challnges and suggest ways to address them. S/he will plan and oversee the compilation and analysis of data received from various states in the project and prepare anaytical reports demonstrating the progress in the program. S/he will be asked to prepare policy documents, fact sheets and reports in line with the requirements from central and state governments. This is a full-time position, and will be a member of the Senior management team, based in New Delhi.
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JSI India subscribes to a policy of equal opportunity. Applicants for employment will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, caste, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions.
This is an urgent requirement and those who can join early will be preferred.
Please note that the last date of applying for this position is July 27, 2021 and only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.