ABDM Capacity Building

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  • Job Reference Code: CB-ABDM-JK
Last date of application
 31-Aug-23 23:59 HR

ABDM Capacity Building
Professional Programme for Health Protection, Jammu & Kashmir


1. POSITIONS VACANT: ABDM Capacity Building, Professional Programme for Health Protection, Jammu & Kashmir


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 capacity building and training related matter with all stakeholders for implementation of the scheme in the UT. 


Objective of the Assignment:

The objective of the assignment is to support the Mission Director ABDM.  Consultant shall support the strengthening of existing institutional structures for ABDM in the UT of Jammu & Kashmir.

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The consultant will be responsible for supporting the NHM Department with the capacity building and training of all stakeholders of ABDM in UT and liaison with public and private stakeholders, the 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) To make himself/herself thoroughly familiar with the ABDM processes. To acquire an in-depth understanding of the guidelines of the scheme and role of various stakeholders;
(2) Develop a capacity building strategy for various phases of the ABDM scheme, and for all the stakeholders involved in the scheme;
(3) To assist ABDM office in devising a suitable training and orientation work plan for field functionaries and various stakeholders at the district level;
(4) Coordinate and organize training courses and workshops for various functionaries of line departments and other stakeholders/ agencies at district level;
(5) Provide support in carrying out mass awareness programmes, events workshops for target groups. Evaluation/ Assessment of training effectiveness and impact;
(6) Undertake field visits to monitor, coordinate and supervise the ongoing training activities in the districts and suggest corrective measures;
(7) Should be willing to travel and/ or stay to respective locations/districts to ensure timely delivery of outcomes for any responsibility with respect to ABDM implementation.


(1) Draft case studies and relevant project documents and suggest recommendations on varied issues (as and when required);
(2) Maintain documentation management system (hard copy and on network;
(3) Preparation of reports etc. as per the need of the NHM/ NHA and GIZ.


Postgraduate degree/diploma in Sociology, social work, rural management, Public Health any other equivalent degree from a recognized university / institute


(1) Minimum two years of post-qualification work experience in training and capacity building at state or district level for government scheme;
would be well versed with e-office and should be conversant with MS office (Word and Excel).

Skills and Competencies:

(1) Excellent communication and presentation skills, analytical and interpersonal; abilities, excellent written and oral communication skills in Urdu, English and in local language of the state applying for;
(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) Ability to work under pressure and attend to any ad hoc functions as may be required;
(5) Self-driven and able to work with tight deadlines;
(6) Ability to work independently when required.

5. VACANCY DETAILS: One vacancy         


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

7. LOCATION: Jammu and Kashmir


The successful candidate shall be issued a consultancy contract from the date of joining till September 30, 2023.




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New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011-41011564/65; 4081 9900 


Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link https://recruitment.samshrm.com/Jobs/GIZ  by or before August 31, 2023.