Site Surveillance Officer (SSO)

Posted By: John Snow India Private Limited (JSIPL)


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Program Implementation

Public Health/WASH

Job Description

The Site Surveillance Officer will be responsible for all surveillance activities for the Sentinel Surveillance System for Adverse Events of Special Interest (SSS-AESI) for COVID19 vaccines at the sentinel site which will be a tertiary care hospital or a medical college in Delhi. S/he will be responsible for screening cases for eligibility for reporting, data collection, follow up, documentation, etc, at the site. S/he will work with a team of clinicians and medical records section at the sentinel sites, and will be guided by a national team.


The Sentinel Surveillance Officer will be responsible for: 

  • Daily screening, selecting, and recruitment of patients from different departments
  • Sensitize and coordinate with doctors and other staff at the sentinel sites for selection of all eligible cases admitted in the site
  • Ensure timely data collection and uploading in the software while maintaining data integrity 
  • Ensuring timelines and deliverables of the project are met in his/her sentinel site, generate periodic reports, monitor progress of the project 
  • Day to day management of project in the site, update seniors regarding issues and suggest solutions.
  • Any other work assigned by ITSU or JSI 

Qualifications and Skills

JSI seeks a results-oriented individual with the ability to support the team in managing multiple concurrent tasks and meet tight deadlines with attention to detail. The successful candidate is required to have:

  • A BAMS/BHMS/BDS/Pharma graduate/Nursing degree/any other science graduate with or without Masters in Public Health with at least two years of experience in hospital sector • Experience in conducting hospital-based drug safety projects is desirable 
  • Understanding of data analysis methods and awareness of vaccines and vaccine safety issues will be an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to network, build partnerships, work harmoniously in multi-cultural team environment
  • Fostering integration and team work 
  • Good computer skills, especially MS Office and familiarity with data collection software
  • Good command of English and regional language - both written and spoken.

Application Process

Please review the detailed Job Description and submit your application online on the following link (please copy and paste the link in your browser)  


JSI India subscribes to a policy of equal opportunity. Applicants for employment will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, caste, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions. 


Please note that the last date of applying for this position is August 10, 2022


We appreciate your interest in working with us, however, due to the large volume of applications received, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Eligibility Criteria

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Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:John Snow India Private Limited (JSIPL)
  • About Organization:ohn Snow India Private Limited (JSIPL) is a subsidiary of John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a health care consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities in the U.S. and around the world. JSI's mission is to improve the health of underserved people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause. For 35 years, Boston-based JSI and its affiliates have provided high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 106 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices, with more than 500 U.S.-based professionals and 1,600 host country staff. In India, JSIPL implements and manages several public health projects in the areas of maternal, child and newborn health; supply chain logistics; immunization; and HIV.