Senior Consultant– Programme Management, NHA

  • GiZ
  • Job Reference Code: SCPM-NHA
Last date of application
 15-Oct-21 23:59 HR

JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Consultant– Programme Management, National Health Authority (NHA), MoHFW, GoI

1. POSITIONS VACANT: Senior Consultant– Programme Management, National Health Authority (NHA), MoHFW, GoI (One Vacancy)

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has set up National Health Authority (NHA) to manage Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) and it will be implemented at the state level by State Health Agencies (SHAs).
 

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.

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

As part of this Professional Programme it is proposed to hire a Consultant who will support the National Health Authority in New Delhi in review of various guidelines issued by the NHA along with coordination with the SHAs and support in Hospital Network Management. 

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.

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Consultant will be responsible for supporting the NHA with capacity building activities, monitoring of the implementation within the states, adoption of various NHA guidelines in State health agencies. The consultant will work under the direct supervision of the reporting officer assigned by the NHA.

Key Responsibilities:
(1) To make himself/herself thoroughly familiar with the AB PM-JAY processes. To acquire an in-depth understanding of the guidelines of the scheme and role of various stakeholders;

(2) Supporting the NHA in data analysis and evaluation and overall monitoring of the scheme implementation in the States. Coordinate and follow-up with the Insurance companies, Third Party Administrators about the implementation of the scheme.

(3) Supporting the capacity building activities and initiatives in the NHA, along with coordination with the SHAs for the assessment and monitoring of the implementation of the scheme;

(4) 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;

(5) 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;

(6) Conduct regular field visits to ensure that state and district level systems are better utilized for achieving above tasks

(7) Any other tasks as assigned by the NHA with related to the implementation of PM-JAY.

4. QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 
     

Qualifications:

Applicants 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) 9-10 years of relevant post qualification professional experience;

(2) Proven project management skills including planning, execution and monitoring of large scale government health insurance schemes or government health programmes;

(3) Experience in the development sector and prior experience of working with government and development partners / experience of working with private health insurance firms.

Skills and Competencies:

(1) Demonstrated ability to manage a team and effectively lead the team to get the works done;

(2) Analytical skills and strategic thinking. Ability to apply analysis for administrative and management purposes is essential;

(3) Demonstrated 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. NATURE OF ENGAGEMENT:

The Consultant shall be hired on a consultancy contract through Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd. (SAMS), a respected HR Agency.

8. LOCATION: NHA Office, New Delhi

9. 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 NHA.

10. REFERENCE: SCPM-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 990

12. 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 October 15, 2021.