Medical Consultants – Field Level (31 Vacancies)

Last date of application
 07-Jun-22 23:59 HR

Medical Consultants – Field Level (31 Vacancies)
WHO-NTEP Technical Support Network, Multiple States


1. POSITIONS VACANT: Medical Consultant – Field Level (31 Vacancies), Multiple States across India


2. DUTY STATIONS and VACANCIES: Multiple locations, 31 vacancies

(1) One vacancy each in Akola, Kolhapur, Aurangabad, Allahabad, Moradabad, Bareilly, Kanpur, Azamgarh (Gorakhpur), Agra, Chitrakoot (Allahabad), Jhansi, Dhanbad, Jabalpur, Sagar, Bhatinda, Halawani, Dehradun, Jammu, Bhagalpur, Purnia/ Bhagalpur, Kannur, Itanagar, Gangtok, Siliguri, Mandi, Jodhpur, Ajmer/ Jaipur, Koraput, Sambalpur

(2) Two vacancies in Bhopal


The World Health Organization (WHO) was established in 1948 as a specialized agency of the United Nations. The objective of WHO is attainment of the highest possible level of health by all people. WHO's main function is to act as the directing and coordinating authority on international health work.

The WHO Country Office for India (WCO-India) provides wide-ranging policy inputs and technical assistance to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), India, in the areas of health and health systems, supporting a range of health initiatives that include the National Rural Health Mission, Universal Health Coverage, Polio Surveillance, TB Elimination, HIV/AIDS, Roll Back Malaria, Tobacco Free Initiative, Health Financing, Trade Agreements and Health, Non-communicable Diseases, Environment and Health, etc.

National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme (NTEP):

India’s Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) was officially renamed National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme (NTEP), on January 1, 2020, demonstrating the Central Government’s commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of ending TB by 2025, five years ahead of the global target of 2030.

WHO has supported NTEP since inception, working closely with the programme and its partners at both the national and state levels. WHO India provides policy inputs and technical assistance to MoHFW for TB elimination activities. In the 20 years since its inception in 1999, the WHO-NTEP Technical Support Network (WN-TSN) has sought to strengthen NTEP activities through technical support in planning, capacity building, training, evidence generation, surveillance and monitoring and evaluation.

On behalf of WHO India and Central TB Division, Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.  (SAMS) is seeking applications for the post of Medical Consultants -Field Level (32 Vacancies). Detailed terms of reference, including budgeted compensation for the positions are provided in subsequent paragraphs, as well as on SAMS website at:

Eligible candidates eligible for the positions must apply online, using the above link, by or before June 7, 2022.

For more information about NTEP please visit


The Medical Consultants – Field Level (MC-FL) shall be a part of the WHO-NTEP Technical Support Network (TSN) and provide technical support to Union and State Governments for NTEP.

The MC-FL shall be on the rolls of Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd. (SAMS) and work under the direction of the WHO Representative to India (WRI), National Professional Officer TB (NPO TB), WHO-India and Deputy Director General TB (DDG TB), Central TB Division, MoHFW, GOI, to execute the following responsibilities.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
(1) Provide technical support for comprehensive TB surveillance at districts and states, by facilitating TB notification by the public and private sectors (including public health action), effective roll out of Nikshay, timely analysis of data, and provision of feedback to programme staff at all levels;
(2) Coordinate and liaise with Central and State officials in close collaboration with the Central TB Division and WHO India;
(3) Provide technical assistance for ensuring quality care of all patients seeking care from the private sector, by effectively engaging private sector service providers through advocacy, training, monitoring and supportive supervision. Facilitate coordination among the government and non-government sectors, including the involvement of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private health care sector including private diagnostic facilities, medical colleges and health facilities, under other health sectors, as well as interface agencies. Facilitate schedule H1 implementation, undertake prescription audits and promote good clinical practices including correct prescription practices;
(4) Provide technical support for TB elimination to NTEP, for planning, training, quality assurance, and monitoring and evaluation. In addition, undertake supportive supervisory and mentoring visits to Districts/ States, to develop their capacity and improve the quality of TB service delivery;
(5) Provide technical support in scaling-up all components of the National Strategic Plan to End TB (2020-2025) of GOI and End TB strategy of WHO. Organize collaborative activities to address co-morbidities and other social determinants, undertake laboratory strengthening, support the management of all forms of TB including Drug Resistant TB and assist in the uptake of various other strategies for achieving TB Elimination;
(6) Facilitate innovations in the areas for prevention, detection and treatment of TB, including social support for TB patients and families, and innovative ICT applications for treatment adherence, apart from other innovations relevant to the area of work;
(7) Provide technical support, oversight and monitoring of financial management, including Public Finance Management System (PFMS), Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and incentives for TB care;
(8) Conduct/ facilitate operational research, to provide evidence for policy development for further improvement of the TB elimination program, including operational research conducted by NTEP;
(9) Identify gaps in supply chain management and provide timely troubleshooting inputs at all levels. Build capacity for drug logistic management, including the deployment of Nikshay Aushadhi (online drug logistic supply chain management);
(10) Provide support to the programme at all levels for effective data management, validation, analysis and its application, to guide policies and actions;
(11) Maintain a daily log of activities and achievements, prepare and update annual activity plans, and compile progress reports for activities, achievements, challenges, and recommendations, in prescribed formats, as instructed by concerned Regional Team Leads (RTLs) and the NPO TB, WHO India;
(13) Undertake any other activity related to technical assistance, as assigned by WRI, NPO TB, WHO India and DDG TB, Central TB Division, in the interests of NTEP and TB Elimination in India.

The above terms of reference may be modified, as required, from time to time, in the interests of the programme.


Qualification and Experience:

(1) MBBS with Post Graduate Degree (MD/MS/DNB) in Community Medicine/ Preventive & Social Medicine/ Pediatrics/ Medicine/ Tropical Medicine/ Community Health Administration/ Health Administration/ Family Medicine/ Epidemiology/ Public Health/ Equivalent, from a recognized University; OR
(2) MBBS with Post Graduate Diploma in Community Medicine/ Preventive & Social Medicine/ Pediatrics/ Medicine/ Tropical Medicine/ Community Health Administration/ Family Medicine/ Epidemiology/ Public Health/ Equivalent, from a recognized University plus two years prior experience of public health programmes/ projects; OR
(3) MBBS from a recognized University plus three years prior experience of public health programmes/ projects.

Skills and Competencies:
(1) Proven ability to communicate clearly;
(2) Ability to work effectively in a team;
(3) Proficiency in computer applications, including knowledge of Computer Applications, or Business Intelligence tools /Data Management;
(4) Excellent knowledge of spoken/written English and local language;
(5) Able to produce results and work in a changing environment;

(6) Ability to respect and work efficiently under the hierarchical protocols of WHO and the NTEP;
(7) Good knowledge and working skills on public health approach.


Gross compensation payable to candidates selected for this post, at the time of joining WHO-NTEP TSN, is budgeted at Rs. 130,000/- per month. TDS shall be deducted at the applicable rate.


(1) The candidate selected shall be on the rolls of SAMS, a respected HR Agency providing HR resources under third-party payrolling arrangements to WHO and other multilateral agencies, for the execution of government projects in India;
(2) SAMS shall issue short-term, project-specific, employment contracts to selected candidates, for a maximum period of one year or less, coinciding with the period of the payrolling contract issued by the Client. Employment contracts may be renewed for specified periods thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance, requirement and project continuation;
(3) The conditions of employment shall be the same as that of project staff engaged on a contractual basis;
(4) Candidates appointed, as above, shall have no right to claim regular employment from SAMS, the Government, or WHO
(5) Selected candidates shall have no right to claim regular appointment from SAMS, the Government or WHO, or continuation of her/his services, under any other project.


Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 4081 9900; 4165 3612


Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link by or before June 7, 2022.

(1) In case the candidate selected, comprises staff employed directly by the Govt./AB/ PSU, a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) shall be required from the current employer, at the time of appointment;
(2) The appointing authority has the right to accept/ reject any application without assigning any reason(s) and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard. Age, qualification and experience, shall be determined, as on the date of final interview.
(3) MBBS applicants must be registered with the Medical Council of India, to be eligible for consideration. Insofar as possible, PG degrees and/or diplomas, must also be registered with the Medical Council of India.
(4) Post Graduate Diplomas must be issued by a recognized institution on the conclusion of a full-time, two-year programme, to be eligible for consideration. Part-time, online, distance, and short duration Post Graduate Diplomas, issued by a non-recognized institution, shall not be eligible for consideration.
(5) WHO/ CTD reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of posts/ vacancies, or cancel the recruitment, or re-advertise posts/ vacancies, without assigning any reason whatsoever. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.
(6) Canvassing and/or exerting pressure in any form for short listing, interview and selection, shall constitute grounds for disqualification and debarring from further consideration.]