State Program Officer

Posted By: Jhpiego


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Program Development & Management

Women Empowerment

Job Description

Jhpiego is hiring for the position of State Program Officer  to be posted in Pune, Maharashtra. The position will be responsible for providing technical support at State level to initiate and then scale-up GDM services in integration with ANC package. S/he will work closely with the State level government officials, stakeholders and district teams to ensure effective implementation of GDM activities. This position will report to Program Manager.



  • Liaison at State, Division & district level and contribute in strategy planning, for GDM program implementation and management in the intervention districts and blocks.
  • Work in coordination with program stakeholders such as State and District officials, partner organizations to plan and conduct GDM trainings, logistic procurement, logistic management and program supervision.
  • Plan strategically to monitor and improve GDM data entry and availability in HMIS and explore ANMOL & RCH portal for integration.
  • Strengthen GDM monitoring, evaluation and review.
  • Support district authorities in scaling up GDM services up to HWCs and below and data collection & compilation.
  • Contribute in GDM services supervision, monitoring, and review at State, district & block level.
  • Coordinate with district and block officials to promote implementation of each component of GDM program in the field.
  • Conduct visits to the other implementing districts as per need and ensure implementation of the program activities and timely and complete monthly data reporting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor to achieve program goal.


  • Ability to coordinate several activities simultaneously.
  • Attentive to details and able to produce documents and coordinate activities with minimum supervision to a professional quality.
  • Comfortable with working in a multicultural team.
  • Able to manage/ prioritize work from several sources. Ability to handle pressure of deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational required.
  • Fluency in spoken and written Marathi, Hindi and English required.
  • Willingness and flexibility to work on a wide range of tasks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Proficient in MS Office

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MBBS/ BAMS/Nursing with MD / MPH is desirable.
  • 5-7 years of experience of working with public health programs, especially in Reproductive and
  • Child Health and managing program implementation, is desirable.
  • Specific experience in large programs related to quality of care/ childbirth care/ maternal & newborn health will be preferred.
  • Experience of working with the National Health Mission at the project or State level is desirable.
  • Experience of conducting training, managing programs is desirable.

Jhpiego offers highly dynamic and enabling work environment and provides competitive compensation based on experience and background. Interested candidates should submit their application at with a covering note.


Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will receive a response from Jhpiego HR.   

Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Jhpiego
  • About Organization:Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organisation that works to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Source