District Consultants – IT, State Health Agency, Leh & Kargil Districts

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  • Job Reference Code: CONS-IT-SHA-LADAKH
Last date of application
 18-Mar-22 23:59 HR

JOB DESCRIPTION

District Consultants – IT, State Health Agency, Leh & Kargil Districts

1. POSITIONS VACANT: District Consultants – IT, State Health Agency, Leh & Kargil Districts

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  State Health Agency in supporting and managing the IT systems of the scheme.

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 IT system for PM-JAY in the State along with data base related aspects.

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

Consultant IT, s/he will support the SHA in IT related activities and software and hardware related to PM-JAY and state scheme. This includes but is not limited to all data management, troubleshooting, training and providing technical support to field team and documentation.

Major tasks and responsibilities will comprise amongst others:

Specific tasks:

(1) To make himself/herself thoroughly familiar with the processes, inputs and outputs of PM-JAY. To acquire an in-depth understanding of the IT guidelines of the scheme and role of IT at various interfaces of IT and program management;

(2) Provide advice to SHA about setting up the necessary IT Infrastructure as per the technical specification laid down by the central team and NIC team of PM-JAY and other proposed health insurance schemes of the state government/Government of India;

(3) Coordinate with the current IT team of PM-JAY within MoHFW/NHA and the National Informatics Centre (NIC) and any other IT agency hired by the NHA/ SHA;

(4) Coordinate with empanelled hospitals for software related issue;

(5) To attend the various training provided by the central or NIC team from time to time;

(6) To provide trainings to the functionaries and state level and district level as and when required by SHA/NHA;

 

(7) On a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs;

(8) Perform monitoring and troubleshooting by;

(a) Choose and apply monitoring tools

(b) Increase the performance of the tools

(c) Troubleshooting database problems

(d)  Provide performance reports.

 

(9) Documentation

(a) Perform data analysis and produce reports in various formats including graphs, charts etc.as and when required;

(b) Develop and maintain technical documents database documentation and operating manuals on how to use the IT system, Database for SHA and other stakeholders for PM-JAY and State health insurance schemes;

(c) Preparation of reports etc. as per the need of the SHA, NHA and GIZ.

4. QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 
     

Qualifications:

Essential:

Postgraduate degree/diploma in information technology or computer application or computer science or any other equivalent degree from a recognized institute/university.

Experience:

(1) At least 2-3 years of post-qualification relevant professional experience in IT development and Management including database;

(2) Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc.;

(3) Strong knowledge of software testing;

(4) SQL Development and support   – ability to write and troubleshoot SQL Code and design stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints;

(5) Proven track record in working with government institutions/state government;

(6) Experience of working with the Government health programmes would be an added advantage.
Skills and Competencies:

(1) Excellent computer proficiency and knowledge of commonly used software packages like MS Word, Excel, Power Point; knowledge of database, software is highly desirable;

(2) Excellent communication and presentation skills, sound comprehension, strong analytical and interpersonal abilities;

(3) Ability to work independently when required;

(4) Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Hindi;

(5) Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.

5. VACANCY DETAILS: Two vacancies

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

8. LOCATION: UT– Ladakh (Leh & Kargil Districts)

9. CONTRACT TYPE AND PERIOD:

The post-holder shall be engaged on a consultancy contract till December 31, 2022, extendable thereafter, on the basis of performance and approval by SHA.

10. REFERENCE: CONS-IT-SHA-LADAKH

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 the position are requested to apply using the link https://recruitment.samshrm.com/Jobs/GIZ  by or before March 18, 2022.