Closing DateJul 23 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 high-quality 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.
JSIPL is URGENTLY looking for a Risk Communications Lead to provide leadership in helping the states in designing and executing effective risk communication strategies and campaigns for the Covid 19 Vaccination project. The purpose is to identify and remove barriers which are inhbiting the vulnerable population from getting the COVID vaccine, thus improving demand for vaccine. The incumbent will serve a vital role in synthesizing project priorities and driving leadership voice through coordination within the Communications team and with the affiliates and key partners. The role will be based in New Delhi. S/he will report to the Project Director and be an integral part of the program’s leadership team.
Qualification & Experience
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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 23, 2021 and only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.