Team Leader
Kolkata West Bengal
Application Email : jobs@spym.org



Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 30 2021


About Organisation

SPYM is a national organisation with a countrywide presence working in the area of health and socio-economic development since last above 35 years. SPYM is working in the domains of Health, Socio-economic development, Advocacy and Networking in the North, South and North Eastern part of India. SPYM has worked with Govt. agencies i.e. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India etc. along with Multilaterals agencies like World Bank, UN agencies like UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNODC etc., bilateral agencies like DfID, USAID, CIDA etc.

State Technical Support Unit:

SPYM is setting up the State Technical Support Unit (STSU) for the State of West Bengal to support the State in implementation of Tuberculosis Intervention as part of National Tuberculosis Elimination Program. STSU will help guide the State TB Cell (STC), District TB Officers (DTOs) and City Health administrators in planning and implementation of activities leading towards TB eliminationas envisioned by 2025. Key areas of support are:

a) Support the state in implementing the engagement of Service Providers in private sector, NGOs and untapped areas.
b) Contract management with Private sector & NGO sector
c) Monitoring & Evaluation
d) Capacity building and Technical Support

SPYM invites application for the post of Team Leader – State Technical Support Unit (STSU):

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

About the Position: Overall in-charge of STSU and focal point for State TB Cell (STC)/Central TB Division (CTD)

Job Responsibilities:
o Coordination and supervision of the multidisciplinary team of STSU to ensure execution of the project implementation plan
o Responsible for the overall execution of the assignment in coordination with STC & CTD
o Provide leadership, guidance, problem solving support and lead the discussions with STC and health department
o Ensure all deliverables and milestones are satisfactorily delivered, leading to desired impact
o Provide insights from experience in healthcare projects with state
o Governments, public privatepartnerships, large scaletransformation engagements.
o Liaison with STC, CTD, Govt. and other agencies
o Coordinate review of the monthly plans by MD, NHM with STC and STSU team
o Provide supportive supervision to STSU Team
o Coordinate the quarterly STSU Monitoring Committee meeting

Qualification& Experience:

o MBBS with Post-Graduate in Public Health preferably in Community / Preventive Health etc. (2 Yrs Full Time- UGC /AICTE approved)
o The candidate should have minimum 10 years plus experiences out of which 5 Yrs relevant experience in communicable disease.
o Desirable: Experience in TB or HIV programs, already located in the State of West Bengal.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities typically needed to perform this job:

o Work experience of having led teams in National / International organisations
o Good communication skills and proficiency in English & Hindi preferably.
o Ability to undertake & deliver on the above responsibilities and tasks.
o Excellent documentation and presentation skills.
o Flexibility and the ability to work effectively in a team and cope with pressure and challenges.
o Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work independently as well as part of an effective team.
o Demonstrated ability to analyze policy issues and to communicate findings and policy recommendations to a variety of audiences.
o Willingness to travel extensively in West Bengal and to meet central level officials in Delhi.
o Previous experience in the state is desirable.
o Previous experience in Public Private Partnership for health

Salary: Salary will commensurate with experience and shall be at par with current standards.

Please send your applications along with detailed CV to jobs@spym.org within 7 days of publication of this advertisement.

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and shall be required to attend personal interview at a place indicated by the organisation, the expenses for which will have to be borne by the candidate.
Job Email id: jobs@spym.org