Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India SAATHII
Research and Documentation Consultant (full time)
Research Analysts, Research Associate, Research Assistant
Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 19 2021


Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India (SAATHII)

Job designation : Research and Documentation Consultant (full time)

Job Code : SAATHII/Adolescent HIV/RDC/0621/106

Location : Vijayawada/Any other location (with travel to Andhra Pradesh)

Date of Issue : 09/6/21

Closing Date : 19/6/21

About SAATHII and the Program

Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India (SAATHII), a registered non-profit organization, envisions universal access to rights, health, legal and social services for communities marginalised on account of HIV status, gender and/or sexuality. Headquartered in Chennai, it has nine branch offices at Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Imphal, Jaipur, Ranchi, and Nagpur and Mumbai.

SAATHII is implementing an adolescent HIV project in Andhra Pradesh to enhance the HIV testing and treatment services among adolescents there by prevent new HIV infections among them. The project involves an initial four months of rapid situational assessment of adolescent HIV across state and districts of Andhra Pradesh. Based on the findings from the situational assessment, the project continuation through implementation of adolescent HIV interventions will be decided before Sept 2021.

Job Description and Roles:

SAATHII currently has vacancy for Research and Documentation Consultant to be based at Vijayawada (preferable) or Hyderabad/Chennai and responsible for the research and documentation work towards the situational assessment of adolescent HIV in Andhra Pradesh. The position requires research and documentation experiences on HIV prevention/Adolescent HIV/Adolescent Health.

Reporting to: Lead Specialist, SAATHII

Consultancy period: June to Sep 2021

Specific Job Responsibilities:

• Overall responsible for research and documentation activities of adolescent HIV assessment
• Develop framework for conducting situational assessment of adolescent HIV at state and district levels, along with project team
• Engage technical group/s of the government for all the activities
• Develop the tools for the situational assessment at state and districts, involving project team members
• Gather data from the government and stakeholders through consultations and meetings, and review the secondary data in line with the assessment methodology
• Conduct ALL IN assessment as per the plan and finalise the reports in consultation with the government
• Conduct in-depth analysis to identify bottle necks in selected districts after selecting key indicators for demand, supply, enabling environment and quality, through KIIs and FGDs
• Synthesize the findings and prepare recommendations to address the gaps
• Develop state and 13 districts final assessment report, and selected districts action plans ( evidence-informed planning)


• Postgraduate in social work/social science/public health / management with 3+ years of research experience is essential, and experience on adolescent health/HIV prevention/adolescent HIV is desirable
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and regional language of the state (Telugu).
• Proven research experience with development of reports and dashboard
• Strong analytical skills
• Sound computer skills, including use of internet and MS office software
• Willing to travel to the districts of Andhra Pradesh
• Strong experience of working with the government and stakeholders working with adolescents


Please submit a comprehensive CV in English with a supporting covering letter, including the names of three referees (one should be a current or previous employer), as well as salary expectations and current salary (CTC)

• Email Id to send resumes: :
• Job Code : SAATHII/Adolescent HIV/RDC/0621/106
Mention the job code while submitting the resume.

Candidates are requested to fill and paste the below table in first page of the Resume.

• Name
• Age
• Highest Qualification(s)
• Relevant Experience (Years)
• Present Location
• Preferred Location
• Currently Employed or Not employed
• Present CTC (All inclusive)
• Expected CTC
• Notice Period
• Mobile Number

Please send both CV and cover letter as email attachments only. Don’t write cover letter in email text body.

People living with HIV, women and individuals belonging to other vulnerable groups are encouraged to apply. SAATHII provides a secular working environment and does not discriminate based on HIV status, religious or community affiliations, gender, or sexual orientation.
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