Consultant- Finance, National Health Authority (NHA), MoHFW, GoI

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  • Job Reference Code: CON-F-NHA
Last date of application
 24-Jul-21 23:59 HR

JOB DESCRIPTION

Consultant- Finance, National Health Authority (NHA), MoHFW, GoI

 

1. POSITIONS VACANT: Consultant - Finance, National Health Authority (NHA), MoHFW, GoI

 

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

 

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has set up the National Health Authority (NHA) to manage the Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) at the national level. At the state level, implementation of PM-JAY is being facilitated by multiple State Health Agencies (SHAs), that have been especially established for the purpose.

MoHFW/ NHA has initiated the ‘Professional Programme for Health Protection,’ in partnership with GIZ, to enhance the capacities of the different implementing agencies that are helping manage PM-JAY. The programme is helping select, train and mentor consultants, who shall be placed at the NHA and/or different SHAs, to support implementation of PM-JAY.

As part of this Professional Programme it is proposed to hire a consultant who will support the National Health Authority in New Delhi in coordination with its various divisions and support the senior officials in the NHA in management of the various activities/ meetings at the NHA. Also support the coordination with the state government and monitoring of implementation of the scheme in the states.

Objective of the Assignment:

The objective of the assignment is to support the NHA in implementing Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)Consultant shall support the strengthening of existing institutional structures for PM-JAY in the national level as well as state level.


For more information about NHA, please visit https://pmjay.gov.in/about/nha

 

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Reporting to the Executive Director (Finance) or a designated official of the National Health Authority, the Consultant- Finance will be responsible for providing technical expertise to National Health Authority matters related to financial disbursement.

The Consultant- Finance will provide technical support in ensuring compliance to Government regulations in fund management for PM-JAY.

 

Key Responsibilities:
(1) Provide technical assistance and strategic advice/ guideline in maintaining records for funds receipt and disbursement;
(2) Support the NHA in monitoring the financial systems of the State government;
(3) Conducting audits of the financial transactions done at the State Government level;
(4) Ensure compliance of the financial management guidelines at the State government and while disbursing the requested amount to the hospitals for claims;
(5) Supporting the NHA in ensuring the legal aspects of all financial transactions are in line with the guidelines issued by the NHA;
(6) Provide support in conducting financial audits and field verification in States if assigned by the designated reporting officer;
(7) Supporting the State government in organizing financial management trainings to the officials at the State level as well as at the district level, for smooth operations and compliance of the Financial management guidelines;
(8) Undertake any other assignments, which may be assigned from time to time by the Finance Divisional Heads.


4. QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 
     

Qualifications:

Masters/ MBA in management/ Commerce/ Finance and Accounting or an equivalent degree from a recognized institute/ university.

Experience:

Minimum 8-10 years of post-qualification work experience in finance/ accounting of any government or private organization, foundation, or NGO.

Skills and Competencies
(1) Basic knowledge about PM-JAY/RSBY and other government funded health insurance programmes in India;
(2) Working knowledge of the standard financial and accounting frameworks, guidelines, regulations and techniques;
(3) Ability to communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization to, the public, government, and other external sources;
(4) Excellent computer proficiency and knowledge of commonly used software packages like Tally, MS Word, Excel, Power Point etc.;
(5) Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team;
(6) Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

 

5. VACANCY DETAILS: One vacancy

6. COMPENSATION OFFERED:
The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.

7. NATURE OF ENGAGEMENT:
The Consultant- Finance shall be hired on a consultancy contract through Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd. (SAMS), a respected HR Agency.


8. LOCATION: New Delhi, NHA Office

9.CONTRACT TYPE AND PERIOD:

The post-holder shall be engaged on a consultancy contract, initially for a period of one year, extendable thereafter, on the basis of performance and approval by NHA.

10. REFERENCE: CON-F-NHA

11. CONTACT INFORMATION:

Team SAMS

Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.

1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar

New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025

Phone Nos.: 011-41011564/65; 4081 9900

12. LAST DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:

 

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply online at https://recruitment.samshrm.com/Jobs/GIZ by or before July 24, 2021.