Job Description for Project
Position Title : Project Coordinator ( PC)
Total Number of Vacancy - 1
Lucknow –Uttar Pradesh
About Society for Welfare &
Advancement of Rural Generations
Society for Welfare &
Advancement of Rural Generations –SWARG - is registered under
Society Registration Act. XXI of 1860, with its Head Quarter at
Allahabad. The organization SWARG since 1995 with the support of
Govt. and International NGO’s is strategically and effectively
facilitating the Maternal and Child Health and Women Empowerment
issues. The org SWARG is mobilizing the community to take
appropriate action through innovative approaches of People
Participation, Local Resource Management, and Empowerment of
people with Gender Equity. It also endeavours to preserve, protect
and promote traditional/folk art and artists of Uttar Pradesh and
also utilizes its potential for developing innovative
communication channels and methods.
About the Project
SWARG with the support of Nutrition International (
NI) is implementing project entitled “To Implement Birth Package
program in select districts of Uttar Pradesh (UP)” (Basti,
Gorakhpur, Deoria, Kushinagar, Varanasi, Chandauli, Mainpuri, and
The Objective of the project is to
strengthen delivery of maternal and newborn care through the
continuum of care at both facility and community levels focusing
on Government of India (GoI) and World Health Organisation (WHO)
A. Roles and Responsibility
Provide techno-managerial support to divisional coordinators for
quality implementation of Maternal Newborn Health interventions.
Improving access of Pregnant women to health facility,in
coordination with district and block officials in strengthening
referral transport and bringing service delivery near community by
operationalizing L1 (high delivery load), L2 & L3delivery
points with increase in proportion of delivery attended by skilled
birth attendants, strengthening of labour room and NBCC as per
LaQshya guideline, NBSU and KMC corners through regular supportive
supervision by using NI’s developed supportive
supervisionchecklist and support interventions like oxytocin, ANC
steroid, Vitamin K, Delayed Cord clamping, EIBF, KMC in LBW and
• Facilitate and support Divisional
coordinators and districts to do regular stock assessment and
support them in timely replenishment of various medicines/
logistics, equipments and consumables required for smooth running
of maternal and newborn health programs
• Advocacy with
district officials for streamlining and strengthening of MDSR, CDR
& Still birth audits.
• Planning and coordinate
mentoring visits by members of professional associations (FOGSI &
IAP) at Center of Excellence and with government support identify
the new facility for establishing CoE (UP).
• Support DC
and districts to improve quality of care; facilitate good
practices of intrapartum care including presence of a birth
companion and essential/immediate newborn & post partum care
including zero separation of mother and newborn.
DCs and districts in strengthening of PMSMA: prioritizing in
organizing event as per government laid down guidelines (Deploying
LMO, Investigation, nutrition supplementation, involving ASHAs for
mobilizing, identify & appropriate management referrals of
high-risk cases of pregnant women)
• Support DCs to
advocate with the districts in strengthening care of sick newborns
to ensure adequate care in the community with continuous follow up
of high-risk newborn by FLWs in community by strengthening
• Support DCs to advocate with district
officials on Home Based Care of Young Child program and linking
with the Rashtriya Bal Suraksha Karyakram (RBSK/Safe Childhood
program) to enable the system to take timely action for sick
• Providetechno-managerial support to CDHO/CMO
and districts in monitoring and functioning of Labour room, NBCC,
NBSUs, PMSMA, CoE as per standards including issues related to HR
deployment, training, equipment functionality, supplies of
Medicines/Logistics and consumables and data management
• Identify bottlenecks in effective functioning
of the program through analysis and triangulation of data from
regular field visits (facility and community) generated from the
NI’s software along with Government available data sources and
advocate necessary corrective steps to improve/ strengthen the
• Supportive supervision of VHND to observe
knowledge and practices of FLW’s and monitor services related to
MNH program like quality of ANC services, counselling sessions,
identifying Birth Companion, Birth preparedness, , Maternal Diet,
institutional delivery, KMC practices etc.
divisional coordinators to advocate use of safe delivery app for
• Support DC in building capacity of
supervisors for mentoring and monitoring of quality MHN services
during facility and community visits (MDSR, CDR, SB audit,
facility assessment, VHND, identification and management of
high-risk cases of pregnant women and newborn)
• Support DC
to improve quality, frequency and promote uniformity of
counselling by the frontline workers
• Identify messages to
be included in the virtual platform and support in rolling out the
platform with the concerned department for reaching caregivers.
Develop and maintain a quality assurance mechanism in reporting by
data validation/ triangulation exercise for smooth running of
• Generate compiled quarterly reports based on
supportive supervision and share it with NI state office.
Regular sharing of progress reports (Supportive supervision
reports of facilities, VHND, KAP, Delivery observations, CoE,
etc.) with NI, and Director/Program Manager of Implementing
• Identify and document the best practices at the
field to state NI office regularly.
• Trip reports for all
• Support DCs in for timely replenishment of
various drugs, logistics and consumables to avoid stock outs at
their respective districts.
Responsibilities: - Four Divisional Coordinators
• A post
graduate degree in public health with a degree in
• Strong technical knowledge of
maternal newborn care and quality documentation skill.
At least 4 years of work experience with government agencies,
NGOs, community groups, and/or UN agencies
• At least 2
years project management experience with experience managing or
working on MNBC program.
• Priority will be given to
candidates who have significant work experience within the
D. Skills - Fluency in official language of the
state and English (Reading, Writing & Oratory Skills) is a
prerequisite. Data Analysis, Quality report writing skills and
computer skills is required for the position .
Salary and Benefits : Rs 70000/- per month Plus Travel and
Communication as per the project provision.
Apply- Please send your updated CV , accompanied by cover letter
stating the reason for interest and suitability for the position
by 28 July 2021 via email to - firstname.lastname@example.org -
Application would not be accepted beyond this date .
is an equal opportunity provider. Only Shortlisted candidates will
be intimated for the interview.
The Person selected for
the position shall be responsible to adhere and work within the
ambit of SWARG Safeguarding Policy and other policies in place .
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