Consultant Project Coordination,

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  • Job Reference Code: CPC-AGRA
Last date of application
 22-May-22 23:59 HR


Consultant Project Coordination, District Health Authority, Agra, UP

1. POSITIONS VACANT: Consultant Project Coordination, District Health Authority, Agra, UP




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.

MoHFW has set up National Health Authority (NHA) to manage PM-JAY and at the state/Union Territory(UT) level it will be implemented by State/UT Health Agencies (SHAs), set up for this purpose. 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/UT Governments and the NHA to support the implementation of PM-JAY.


GIZ - Indo German Programme on Universal Health Coverage (IGUHC) along with district authorities of Agra has initiated a pilot in strengthening Ayushman Bharat and UHC in Agra district. The project will support in refining the accessibility and quality of HWC and PHCs thereby strengthening the infrastructure. In order to establish a seamless continuum of care, the gaps between primary, secondary and territory healthcare need to be filled and further strengthen the referral system between the levels of care.


Further, this initiative will also ensure sustainable delivery of healthcare for the marginalized and vulnerable population in the Agra district and provide effective support to the centralized project management unite at the district headquarter.


As part of this pilot initiative IGUHC proposes to hire a Project Coordinators who will support the District Health Authorities of Agra in project coordination, capacity building, monitor and provide implementation support in the districts for the success of Ayushman Bharat. Consultant is expected to coordinate with the district health officials for the implementation Ayushman Bharat and UHC in Agra district


The objective of the assignment is to support State Health Department of Uttar Pradesh as well as the Agra district Implementation Units in the State of UP in implementing four pillars of Ayushman Bharat and will be placed as a part of the Program Management Unit (PMU) at District Head office for coordination and monitoring. The Consultant shall support the strengthening of existing institutional structures and supporting CMO office for documentation and other office related work.



Project Coordinators will be responsible for providing support in matters related to the monitoring of the implementation of the scheme and supporting the CMO office which is implementing Ayushman Bharat in the standardisation of processes, compliance of guidelines and overall support to district officials for documentation and filling. The consultant will be responsible for coordinating admin related activities mainly with in the districts.

Key Responsibilities:

(1) Supporting the District Authorities in implementation of Ayushman Bharat by rigorous and continuous monitoring and field visits.

(2) Regular field visits to support the Ayushman beneficiaries in getting the required treatment;

(3) Supporting the district official for preparing various documents and report

(4) Compiling, verifying accuracy and sorting information to prepare source data for computer entry

(5) Reviewing data for deficiencies or errors, correcting any incompatibilities and checking output

(6) Conducting research to obtain information for incomplete documents and materials.

Performing admin duties such as filing, monitoring office supplies as needed.


Qualifications and Experience:

(1) Graduation/Bachelors degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institute with at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified;

(2) Experience in the development sector and prior experience of working with government and development partners;

(3) Experience in health program at field level/ working in strengthening of district level health systems.

Skills and Competencies:

(1) Ability to work under pressure and attend to any ad hoc functions as may be required;

(2) Self-driven and able to work with tight deadlines;

(3) Excellent knowledge of MS Office and data programs;

(4) Familiarity with administrative duties;

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

(6) Excellent oral and written communication skills in Local Language, English and Hindi.


5. VACANCY DETAILS: Three vacancies




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




The Consultant 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 District Health Authority,, Agra.

The duration of the contract will be till December 31, 2022, renewable based on performance.


Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
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