State Project Coordinator

Last date of application
 15-Apr-23 23:59 HR

1. POSITION VACANT: State Project Coordinator, The Union, New Delhi




The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is an international scientific organization headquartered in Paris, France. Established in 1920, The Union is committed to a healthier world for all, free of tuberculosis and lung disease.

The Union has been working to improve health for people in low and middle-income countries, by conducting scientific research, and working with governments and other agencies, to translate research into better health for people around the world, and delivering projects directly in the field, driving change to ensure the best quality care.

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About The Project:


iDEFEAT TB - Institutional Strengthening to Accelerate Actions for TB and Drug Resistant TB in India is USAID’s flagship TB project in India. The overall goal of the project is to strengthen TB-related institutions focusing on programmatic and clinical management of patients with TB and DR-TB, thereby contributing to achievement of India’s National Strategic Plan and targets set forth at the United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB. iDEFEAT TB will be implemented by The Union-led consortium.




Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor – Institutional Strengthening & PMDT shall be responsible for the following:


Key Tasks:

(1) Support the assigned Centres for Excellence (CoE) for DR-TB for catalyzing institutional strengthening for DR-TB at CoEs and spoke institutions;

(2) Facilitate the assigned State TB Training and Demonstration Centres (STDCs) for delivering higher quality training, including e-trainings and stronger monitoring and evaluation systems;

(3) Support districts in the assigned states for quality improvement- program management training, for demonstration of real-time tracking of TB patient’s specimen for transportation and testing, engagement of private sector laboratories, as and where applicable;

(4) Support the Corporate Partnerships team for the engagement of the corporate sector in TB/DR-TB care for TB-free workplaces and leveraging private sector resources in the assigned states;

(5) Facilitate coordination with all kinds of stakeholders in the assigned states, including state government, NTEP staff, technical experts, corporate representatives, TB partners, advocates, and TB champions;

(6) Provide support in organizing technical workshops and stakeholder consultations; and support documentation and monitoring of all project activities in the assigned states;

(7) Provide a monthly report, quarterly report and an end-of-assignment report on the activities, achievements, challenges, and recommendations;

(8) Perform other relevant duties as required by the Supervisor/s and/or Country Director of The Union’s South East-Asia Office.




Master’s or equivalent degree in medical science, management (sales/marketing), social science, communication, international development, or related field



(1) Minimum five years’ experience, managing a similar role, preferably in Public Health;

(2) Experience in project management and capacity building;

(3) Experience in dealing with the corporate sector;

(4) Experience in resource mobilization and managing online campaigns will be an added advantage;

(5) Understanding of the broad landscape of the National TB Elimination Program (NTEP);

(6) Prior experience working with international organizations on USAID or other donor-funded projects;

(7) Experience in providing technical support to public health projects.



Skills And Competencies:

(1) Excellent Communications and Public Relations skills

(2) Excellent drafting and presentation skills, including the ability to draft clear and concise reports

(3) Excellent skills in MS office

(4) Excellent negotiation and advocacy skills and ability to build confidence and manage relationships with corporate partners

(5) Ability to plan, set priorities, and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines

(6) Working with a diverse team

(7) Willingness to travel per project needs



Gross compensation budgeted for the position is attractive. Please note that the offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.


6. DURATION OF CONTRACT: This is a full-time position, and the initial contract will be offered for a period of one year, which shall be renewable based on performance.

7. LOCATION: New Delhi



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 upload their applications, using the link by or before April 15, 2023.


The Union is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply.