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Voluntary Health Association of India is one of the largest health and development networks in the world. Started in 1970 and based in New Delhi, it is a federation of 27 State Voluntary Health Associations, linking together more than 4500 member institutions and 1,00,000 community health workers across the country. The Government of India recognizes VHAI as an institute of national importance.

VHAI is implementing a comprehensive health promotion and tobacco control programme at the national and state levels across several settings in the country. VHAI is also one of the largest publishing houses among NGOs, with over 1000 titles on health, gender, health promotion, tobacco control and development issues. More information on our activities is available at: www.vhai.org and www.rctfi.org .

Current Openings

1. District Project Officer

Location: E & W Siang, Arunachal Pradesh

The job involves:

Under the direction and supervision of the Regional Project Manager, the District Project Officer is responsible for over all management of the Intensified malaria Control Project II in the districts .

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for planning, and preparing district budget for implementation of the Round 9 project activities at the district & sub-district level.
  • Responsible for ensuring effective implementation of the Round 9 project activities at the district & sub-district level.
  • Oversee the implementation of the activities within the district
  • Rapport building with the District Health official and local communities.
  • To coordinate with the district VBDCP authorities to draw the LLIN, RDT and ACT as per the planned allocation and cause to distribute the same to the various service delivery points.
  • Monitor the movement of the goods and commodities and ensure accountability through the field supervisors under the overall supervision of Logistics and SCM Officer.
  • Carry out periodic review of the physical and fiscal progress of the implementation plan and assess difficulties if any and take steps to mitigate the same in coordination appropriate PMUs.
  • Participate and contribute in the preparation of district implementation plan and ensure the inclusion of Round 9 project activities and deliverables.
  • Oversee maintenance of database on MIS; highlight gaps/deficiencies and implement M&E/ MIS as per plan and streamline recording/ reporting/ tracking.
  • Ensure timely data collection, compilation, analysis, reporting in relation to performance indicators and financial, logistics aspects.
  • Undertake field supervision and monitoring and submit reports to the Regional Project Manager.
  • Contribute to and coordinate surveys, evaluation, research, etc by PR1—NVBDCP and its partners.
  • Ensure coordinated actions within and across levels and with the VBDCP programme at district levels.
  • Plan and conduct planning and review meetings.
  • Manage finance and accounts including submission of financial reports as per the project finance guideline.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in Public Health,Management,Social Science and development related field.
  • 5 years of experience in relation to public health , GFATM Project environment.
Skills
  • Track record of undertaking a range of tasks simultaneously, adherence to time lines and ensuring delivery of quality reports on programe and finance.
  • Written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Strong coordination and negotiation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills including professionalism and a cooperative attitude.
  • Ability to interact effectively, both outside and within the Caritas India Consortitum.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, etc).
Travel: The DPO will be travel in the districts and outside districts as and when required.

Emoluments: Rs. 25,000/- to 35,000/- pm according to experience

Last date of receiving application: 2nd Jan 2014


Apply to: The Director, VHAI

Email: careervhaighy@gmail.com
 
2. Data Entry Operator

Location: E & W Siang, Arunachal Pradesh

The job involves:


Oversee maintenance of database on MIS; highlight gaps/deficiencies and implement M&E/ MIS as per plan and streamline recording/ reporting/ tracking.

Role and Responsibility of Data entry Operators cum Secretarial Assistant ( DEO cum SA ) :

Under the direction and supervision of the Regional Project Manager, the DEO cum SA is responsible for -

A. Data entry and data Management:
1.Oversee maintenance of database on MIS; highlight gaps/deficiencies and implement M&E/ MIS as per plan and streamline recording/ reporting/ tracking
2.Ensure timely data collection, compilation, analysis, reporting in relation to performance indicators and financial, logistics aspects.
3.Data quality checks.
4.Data entry into computerized MIS .
5.Generation of analyzed output reports .
6.Feedback to CHVs/Field supervisors on data inconsistencies and errors
7.Notification and rectification of data errors with support from Futures regional staff and help desk
8. Support to FS and CC/ CHV to proper filling of Reporting formats.

B. Secretarial:
9. Maintain all official files/registers/stocks in proper place.
10. Support DPO in compilation of data and making reports.
11. Coordinates / correspondence with DVBDCS, RPMU and field staffs and visitors.
12. To assist in tour visit plan and other logistics .

C. Coordination:
13.Ensure coordinated actions within and across levels and with the VBDCP programme at district levels and With RPMU.
14.Contribute to and coordinate surveys, evaluation, research, etc by PR1—NVBDCP and its partners

D. Meeting/training/workshop:
15. Plan and conduct planning and review meetings.
16.Participation in Monthly review meetings- sharing of MIS data.
17.Ensuring proper filling up of attendance/registration/pre test/post test/feedback forms/ TA forms and recording for minutes .

Overall:
18.To help in Responsible for planning for implementation of the Round 9 project activities at the district & sub-district level.
19.Any other official task assigned by VHAI .

Qualification and Experience
  • Master’s degree in Public Health,Management, Social Science and development related field or
  • Bachelor degree with 3 years of experience in online data management and strong Proficiency in MS Office Suite Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, etc).
Skills
  • Track record of undertaking a range of tasks simultaneously, adherence to time lines and ensuring delivery of quality reports on programe and finance.
  • Written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong coordination and negotiation skills;
  • Interpersonal skills including professionalism and a cooperative attitude ,
  • Ability to interact effectively with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, etc)
Travel: The DEO cum SA will travel in the districts and outside districts as and when required.

Emoluments: Rs. 10,000/- to 15,000/- pm according to experience

Last date of receiving application: 2nd Jan 2014


Apply to: The Director, VHAI

Email: careervhaighy@gmail.com
 
3. Assistant Programme Manager

Location: New Delhi, job will require frequent travel (around 10-12 days every month) to project districts

The job involves:

To be part of VHAI’s PMU responsible for effective implementation of Global Fund Round 9 supported Axshya Project. The overall aim of Axshya Project is to improve the access to quality DOTS services and prevent emergence of drug resistance.

Responsibilities
  • Provide technical support for planning, supervision and monitoring of the ACSM activities in RNTCP under the GF R 9 project with coordination of the state and district RNTCP staff.
  • Work in collaboration with the field team to develop a programme for the implementation of the ACSM activities in the respective districts.
  • Ensure and coordinate implementation of the planned ACSM activities as per time line and supervise in conjunction with project staff.
  • Provide technical assistance in timely and complete electronic reporting of activities and information, using the standardized recording and reporting system.
  • Visit RNTCP facilities at district, sub-district and institution level with a view to provide on-job training, recommendations to address local constraints, and motivation of staff.
  • Provide supportive supervision to the project team to ensure effective implementation of the activities.
  • General support to the district coordinators in assessment of roadblocks in implementation of the ACSM activities and means to overcome these.
  • Foster the development of partnerships and facilitate close and effective relationship with civil society partners.
  • Assist in coordinating periodic meetings of RNTCP officers and civil society for regular trainings and reporting.
  • Drive / commitment to work and good health and willingness to travel extensively for supervision and monitoring the ACSM activities.
Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Medical degree or post graduate in social work/ social sciences and development field/Health Management/Management.
  • Three years (for medical graduates excluding house job etc.) and Five to seven years (for non-medical applicants) of experience and exposure to the health sector, with strong familiarity to the Revised National TB Control Programme.
  • Candidates with experience in Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) design and implementation will be desirable.
  • Exposure to working with different Partners.
Desired Profile and Skills
  • Sound knowledge in programme management, including planning, monitoring and training activities in RNTCP especially ACSM activities.
  • Strong professional oral and writing skills including the development or reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents for consideration at the highest level of the Organization.
Emoluments: Compensation Offered: Around Rs. 5 lakhs p.a.

Smart candidates with required qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply with updated CV, photograph, 2 referances and one page write up on why they are suitable for the post to: careers@vhai.org with “application for post of APM Axshya Project” in subject line by 7th January 2014. Short listed candidates will be required to come for personal discussion at Delhi at own expenses.
 
4. District Coordinator

Location: Jodhpur, Barmer, Dausa, Sirohi, Dungarpur and Nagaur districts of Rajasthan

The job involves:

To coordinate implementation of Global Fund Round 9 supported Axshya Project being implemented by VHAI in selected districts. The overall aim of Axshya Project is to improve the access to quality DOTS services and prevent emergence of drug resistance. Each District Coordinator will berequired to look after 2 districts.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible to implement the ACSM project activities in the target districts to achieve the impact committed in the project proposal.
  • Ensure quality and timely implementation of activities in the assigned districts, in line with the project design framework.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of the project activities through NGO/CBO/PP in the selected districts.
  • Responsible for providing the necessary support to the Programme Manager and the assistant Programme Manager in documenting and compiling and submission of reports.
  • Assist in social mobilization interventions aimed at improving community participation in improving care-seeking behavior of symptomatic persons.
  • Community systems strengthening including capacity building of Community Based Organizations and Community mobilization, in coordination with civil society.
  • Engagement and capacity building with NGOs and Self Help Groups to provide community linkages with local available state level social welfare schemes.
  • Assist in coordinating periodic meetings of RNTCP Officers and civil society for regular trainings and reporting.
  • Assist in training and engaging rural healthcare providers in RNTCP.
  • Strengthening linkages between TB and HIV services.
  • Ensure quality and timely reporting from the assigned district/s to the state headquarters and Programme Manager/s.
  • Community sensitization, in coordination with civil society.
  • Travel widely within the selected districts of performance.
Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • A post-graduate in social work/social sciences with at least 3-5 years of experience of managing public health programmes.
  • Experience in Program Management/ Communicable diseases/ rural/ integrated community development and experience in program / project implementation.
  • Previous work experience with civil society organizations and ACSM strategy in health systems .
  • Previous experience of working in RNTCP will be an asset.
  • Persons with a two wheeler with a valid driving license will be preferred.
Desired Profile and Skills
  • Drive / commitment to work and good health and willingness to travel extensively for supervision and monitoring the ACSM activities.
  • Foster the development of partnerships and facilitate close and effective relationship with civil society partners.
  • The DC will be responsible for upholding organizational core values, program management and achieving results in a defined geographical area.
  • Ability to effectively develop coordination with the government systems.
  • Knowledge of local socio-cultural beliefs and practices.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good command over local languages and dialects.
  • Preferably resident of district where desire to work.
Emoluments: Around Rs 25,000/Month and Travel Allowance

Smart candidates with required qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply with updated CV, photograph, 2 referances and one page write up on why they are suitable for the post to: careers@vhai.org with “application for post of DC Axshya Project Rajasthan” in subject line by 7th January 2014. Short listed candidates will be required to come for personal discussion at Delhi/Jaipur at own expenses.
 
Please note that women are specially encouraged to apply. Smokers and tobacco users are strongly discouraged from applying as VHAI has a tobacco-free environment.

All those persons who have applied for the above positions earlier need not apply again.

 
 
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