Consultant – ABDM implementation Coordination

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  • Job Reference Code: C-ABDM-IC
Last date of application
 10-Dec-22 23:59 HR
Job Description

Consultant – ABDM implementation Coordination
Professional Programme for Health Protection


1. POSITIONS VACANT: Consultant – ABDM implementation Coordination Professional Programme for Health Protection


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 the implementation of bilateral cooperation projects.

IGUHC provides technical assistance to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW)/ National Health Agency (NHA) to implement Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), and the new initiative of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.

The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) aims to develop an interoperable IT platform to integrate all digital health solutions in India. ABDM vision is to create a national digital health ecosystem that supports universal health coverage in an efficient, accessible, inclusive, affordable, timely and safe manner and a seamless online platform through the provision of a wide range of data, information and infrastructure services, duly leveraging open, interoperable, standards-based digital systems, and ensures the security, confidentiality and privacy of health-related personal information.

MoHFW has set up National Health Authority (NHA) to manage ABDM at the state level it will be implemented by NHM team at State/UTs. In order to enhance the capacities of the state implementing agencies to manage ABDM, 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 ABDM.

As part of this Professional Programme, it is proposed to hire a consultant who will support the Mission Director ABDM in Jammu & Kashmir in coordination with district authorities for implementation of the scheme in the UT.


Reporting to the Mission Director ABDM, The consultant will be responsible for supporting the NHM Department with the implementation of ABDM in the UT through continuous coordination and liaison with government officials along with coordination with district health officials. The consultant will work under the direct supervision of the reporting officer assigned by the NHM.

Specific roles and responsibilities will include the following:

(1) Make himself/ herself thoroughly familiar with the ABDM processes; Acquire an in-depth understanding of the guidelines of the scheme and role of various stakeholders;
(2) Supporting the adoption and implementation of ABDM guidelines and support system;
(3) Drive day-to-day operations with respect to the assigned task/ domain with complete ownership;
(4) Develop and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with the central & UT-level stakeholders towards effective implementation of ABDM and strategic initiatives;
(5) Provide support in onboard various healthcare providers onto the ABDM platform and empower them to utilize services offered by the program;
(6) Monitor progress of ABDM and send periodic updates, highlighting challenges in project execution;
(7) Co-ordination with various stakeholders across UT (both government and private) to ensure their participation and engagement with ABDM;
(8) Willing to travel to respective locations to ensure timely delivery of outcomes for any responsibility with respect to ABDM coordination;
(9) Any administrative task assigned by the department related to ABDM.


Post-graduation or higher qualification in field of Management, Public health, or any other equivalent degree from a recognized university or institute.

Minimum 3 years of relevant post-qualification experience;

Skills and Competencies:

(1) Sound knowledge of the health and development sector work/ community work;
(2) Analytical skills and strategic thinking. Ability to apply analysis for administrative and management purposes is essential;
(3) Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team;
(4) Knowledge of commonly used software packages like MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
(5) Ability to work under pressure and attend to any ad hoc functions as may be required;
(6) Self-driven and able to work with tight deadlines;
(7) Ability to work independently when required;
(8) Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Hindi and Urdu

5. VACANCY DETAILS: One vacancy


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 NHM Department, UT of Jammu & Kashmir and will be responsible for supporting the implementation of ABDM across UT.


The post-holder shall be engaged on a consultancy contract, for a period of eight months, extendable thereafter, on the basis of performance.




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



Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link by or before December 10, 2022.