Junior Consultant- Programme Management

  • GiZ
  • Job Reference Code: JC-PM-SHA-UP
Last date of application
 08-Aug-21 23:59 HR

JOB DESCRIPTION
Junior Consultant- Programme Management, State Health Agencies (SHA), Uttar Pradesh

1. POSITIONS VACANT: Junior Consultant- Programme Management, State Health Agencies (SHA), Uttar Pradesh

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

MoHFW has set up National Health Authority (NHA) to manage PM-JAY and at the state level it will be implemented by State Health Agencies (SHAs), set up for this purpose.

In order to enhance the capacities of the state implementing agencies to manage PM-JAY, MoHFW/NHA in partnership with GIZ, has initiated the ‘Professional Programme for Health Protection’. The Programme will select, train and mentor consultants to be placed in the State Governments and the NHA to support the implementation of PM-JAY.

Objective of the Assignment:

The objective of the assignment is to support the State Health Agency in implementing Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY). Consultant shall support the strengthening of existing institutional structures for PM-JAY in the State.

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

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Junior Consultant- Programme Management (JC-PM) will be responsible for supporting the State Health Agency with technical inputs on preparation of adoption of various NHA guidelines in State and Hospital Network Management. The consultant will work under the direct supervision of the reporting officer assigned by the State Health Agency.

Key Responsibilities:
(1) Make himself/ herself thoroughly familiar with the AB PM-JAY processes and acquire an in-depth understanding of the guidelines of the scheme and role of various stakeholders;
(2) Supporting the SHA in data analysis and evaluation and overall monitoring of the scheme implementation in the States;
(3) Prepare a framework of data analysis for monitoring and tracking purposes, to apprise the decision makers regarding the status of the scheme;
(4) Assist in performing hospital audits and assessment of the quality of services being provided in the scheme to the beneficiaries;
(5) Periodic review of various guidelines issued by National Health Authority and advice the State Health Agency for adoption of the same with relevant State specific requirements;
(6) Ensure compliance of agreement terms by the network hospitals and liaison with the hospitals to ensure quality delivery of health care services to PM-JAY beneficiaries;
(7) Support the SHA in evaluating the occurrence of abuse and fraud in the scheme by the stakeholders by providing support in the analysis of data and creation of dashboards;
(8) Conduct regular field visits to ensure that district level systems are better utilized for achieving above tasks;
(9) Any other tasks as assigned by the State Health Agency with related to the implementation of PM-JAY.


4. QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Qualifications:

Applicant must have post-graduation or higher qualification in field of Management, Public health, community heath, health management, rural management, social work or any other equivalent degree from a recognized university or institute.

Experience:
(1) At least 1-2 years of relevant post qualification professional experience. Freshers may also be eligible;
(2) Experience in the development sector and prior experience of working with government and development partners will be preferred.


Skills and Competencies:

(1) Sound knowledge of the health and development sector work/ community work;
(2) Analytical skills and strategic thinking. Ability to apply analysis for administrative and management purposes is essential;
(3) Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team;
(4) Knowledge of commonly used software packages like MS Word, Excel, Power Point;
(5) Ability to work under pressure and attend to any ad hoc functions as may be required;
(6) Self-driven and able to work with tight deadlines;
(7) Excellent communication and presentation skills, sound comprehension, strong analytical and interpersonal abilities;
(8) Ability to work independently when required;
(9) Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Hindi.


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. LOCATION: The Consultant will be placed in State Health Agency in Uttar Pradesh

8. CONTRACT TYPE AND PERIOD:

The post-holder shall be engaged on a consultancy contract, initially for a period of 12 months, extendable thereafter, on the basis of performance and approval by SHA.

9. REFERENCE: JC-PM-SHA-UP

10. 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

 

11. LAST DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:
Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link 
https://recruitment.samshrm.com/Jobs/GIZ by or before August 8, 2021.