Closing DateJun 12 2021
Background of the Project
India Health Action Trust (IHAT) works towards reducing inequities by developing comprehensive and sustainable programs to improve population health. We work closely with the Government of India and state governments to achieve its public health goals. Our work is focussed in areas of prevention and control of HIV and Tuberculosis, in achieving significant improvements in Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, improved Nutrition among mothers and children, and strengthening health systems. Our work is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals.
IHAT has set up multiple Technical Support Units (TSU) for the Governments of Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Delhi and an Innovation Hub in Madhya Pradesh to provide techno-managerial assistance and coordinate with the Governments, Non-Government Agencies, Academic Institutions and Communities
The Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit (UP TSU) was formed in 2003 to provide techno-managerial support to the Government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP) pursuant to the Memorandum of Cooperation between the GoUP and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The University of Manitoba (UoM) leads the program and has partnered with IHAT to support the government in strengthening its Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child Health (RMNCH) and Nutrition programs.
IHAT invites applications for the following position from competent and committed development professionals who are seeking meaningful and challenging assignments in Technical Support Unit of Uttar Pradesh.
UP-TSU is providing technical support to NHM, UP in planning, implementation and Supportive Supervision for effective implementation of IEC/BCC initiatives at State/district/Block level. The Program Officer will provide support in effective implementation of IEC/BCC activities at state/District/Block/Community level by proper planning, coordination and supportive supervision. The Program Officer will coordinate with IEC division, NHM and develop implementation strategy for different activities related to Mass Media, Mix media and Traditional Media campaigning and activities on RMNCH+A.
How to apply:
Interested candidates please apply by COB 12th Jun, 2021 using the online IHAT Application by clicking https://www.ihat.in/vacancies/program-officer-communication/or visit IHAT Vacancy page at www.ihat.in. Only complete online applications will be considered.
IHAT provides a safe working environment for all its employees; follows the principle of equal opportunity and encourages women applicants. Physically challenged with required skills /knowledge and willing to travel are also encouraged to apply.
We will be following a systematic selection process to fill this position based on experience, competency and suitability. Shortlisting for the posts will take place soon after the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. Unfortunately, we are able to contact only those applicants who have been shortlisted for the interview. If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date, please assume that the current IHAT positions are unable to accommodate you at the moment. It is also not possible for us to provide you with specific feedback because of the volume of applications we receive.
IHAT does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fees in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.