Consultant – IEC

  • GiZ
  • Job Reference Code: CON-IEC
Last date of application
 03-Feb-22 23:59 HR

JOB DESCRIPTION

Consultant – IEC (Information, Education & Communication), National Health Authority (NHA), MoHFW, GoI

1. POSITIONS VACANT: Consultant – IEC (Information, Education & Communication), 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 IEC related activities and overall handling of the public relations of NHA. 

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 IEC division of the NHA for better reach and media engagement of PM-JAY at the national level.

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

Consultant IEC will be responsible for content development for all IEC (information, education, communication) related activities such as writing forewords, newsletter articles, talking points for the leadership.

Specific roles and responsibilities will include the following

(1) Content Writing, developing and proofing for newsletters, blogs, website, social media etc in English as well as Hindi;

(2) Producing articles/op-eds on healthcare related subjects for publication in newspapers and other platforms;

(3) Assisting development of content for IEC campaigns including AV scripts;

(4) Drafting talking points for NHA officials and other dignitaries;

(5) Developing beneficiary stories for publication on various platforms;

(6) Drafting various concept notes and campaign proposals.

4. QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 
     

Qualifications:

(1) Applicant must have at least Bachelors in Mass Communication/Mass Media Studies;

(2) Any post graduate programme/certification/diploma in area of journalism, public relations, print media etc will an advantage.

Experience:
(1) Applicant must have minimum 5 years of experience working as journalist/communications executive/ Content Writer/advertising agencies or similar environment;

(2) Experience of developing IEC strategies for various government and private organization.

Skills and Competencies:

(1) Knowledge about PM-JAY/RSBY and other government funded health insurance programmes in India;

(2) Working knowledge of the standard communication frameworks, guidelines, regulations and techniques;

(3) Ability to think creatively and intuitively;

(4) Excellent computer proficiency and knowledge of commonly used software packages like MS Word, Excel, Power Point etc.;

(5) Knowledge of design and production processes for print and interactive media;

(6) Ability to communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization to, the public, government, and other external sources;

(7) Ability to create new ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including creative contributions;

(8) A knack for current affairs, social media, latest developments and updates;

(9) Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team;

(10) Excellent communication, analysis and writing skills;

(11) Fluency 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 six months, extendable thereafter, on the basis of performance and approval by NHA.

10. REFERENCE: CON-IEC-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 February 3, 2022.