Consultant-IT, SHA, UP

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  • Job Reference Code: C-IT-SHA-UP
Last date of application
 17-Mar-21 23:59 HR


Consultant – IT, State Health Agency, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

1. POSITIONS VACANT: Consultant – IT, State Health Agency, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh


The Indo-German Universal Health Coverage Programme (IGUHCP) is part of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany’s enterprise for international cooperation. GIZ works with Indian ministries at the Centre and State Governments for implementation of bilateral cooperation projects.

IGUHC works closely with National Health Authority under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and with selected state governments to provide policy advise and implementation support in the areas of Universal Health Coverage, Health Systems Strengthening, Social Health Insurance and health security. Other government ministries/agencies with which IGUHC works closely are NITI Aayog, ESIC, Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE), ICMR etc.

In the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the programme is supporting the Governments at national and State level in implementing additional measures. The objective of these measures is to increase COVID-19 testing and treatment measures across the different regions.

Considering the extreme burden on State health system due to COVID and other health services that the health facilities and the workforce is required to perform, it is crucial to frequently analyse the needs and gaps in the health system to maintain delivery of essential health services. Therefore, Department of Health GoUP with support of GIZ-IGUHC would like to establish an IT cell, which can support the Monitoring and Surveillance related activities.

As part of IGUHC Professional Programme it is proposed to hire a team of consultants who will support the  IT cell.  Consultants shall support in the design, development, maintenance of various IT systems for delivery and monitoring of health services in all districts of Uttar Pradesh.


The Consultant-IT will support the IT Cell in coordination with IT Advisor of GIZ-IGUHC and will report to the designated official of the State Health Agency for day-to-day activities.

The incumbent will support the IT Cell of the State health department in Uttar Pradesh in designing, development and maintenance of the IT system of the State. The IT cell will be required to support the monitoring of the health system of the State in order to maintain the provision of essential health services. The consultant will be required to support all such activities of the IT cell for quality monitoring and surveillance of the State health system.

Key Responsibilities:

Specific tasks:
(1) Design, development, and management of software for reporting and monitoring COVID related measures in all districts of UP, including the CM dashboard;
(2) Web based system for registration of resources, volunteers in the districts and their daily work reporting system allotted by the CMOs;
(3) Develop MIS based on Covid-19 Key indicators;
(4) Designing and development of an application for the House to house surveillance of symptomatic cohort in districts of U.P.;
(5) Web application for reporting and monitoring of suspected/confirmed Covid patients, inspection of Covid/ Non-Covid Hospitals in 75 districts of U.P.;
(6) Migration of existing software (around 20 software/applications) hosted in SDC (state data centre) to the server commissioned by Health Department;
(7) Coordination with SDC, NIC and other stakeholders for management and maintenance of Servers;
(8) Providing support in operationalisation of eOffice software;
(9) Providing the support in User Acceptance Testing (UAT);
(10) Training and capacity building of Health department, field staffs for using the above software.

(B) Documentation:
(1) Perform data analysis and produce reports in various formats including graphs, charts and when required;
(2) Develop and maintain technical documents database design documentation and operating manuals on how to use the IT system, Database for State health department  and other stakeholders;
(3) Preparation of reports etc. as per the need of the health department of GoUP, and GIZ-IGUHC.


Post graduate diploma or master’s in computer science or application software or any other equivalent degree from a recognized institute/ university.


(1) At least 5-8 years of post-qualification relevant professional experience in IT design development and Maintenance of software;
(2) Proven track record in working with government institutions/state government. Experience of working with the Government health programmes would be an added advantage;
(3) Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc.

Skills and Competencies:

(1) Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models replication;
(2) Ability to write and troubleshoot SQL Code and design stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints;
(3) Excellent communication and presentation skills, sound comprehension, strong analytical and interpersonal abilities;
(4) Ability to work independently when required;
(5) Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Hindi;
(6) Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.

5. VACANCY DETAILS: Three vacancies     


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


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

8. LOCATION: The Consultant will be placed in IT Cell, State Health Department, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

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 SHA.


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