Consultant -School Health & Wellness Program

Posted By: Jhpiego


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Program Implementation

Women Empowerment

Job Description

Scope of Work :

• Provide technical assistance to State Nodal Officers of the Health and Education Departments and SCERT for roll out of SHWP in Arunachal Pradesh

• Liaison with State Government officials for smooth programme management in the two states and respond to the requests in a timely manner

• Coordinate and Facilitate timely planning and implementation of the programme activities in the states including capacity building of key stakeholders, planning for school-based activities, organisation of Inter-departmental coordination workshop/meetings, logistics planning and management etc.

• In collaboration with SPO-SHWP, communication team and government, design and develop communication approaches that support SHWP priorities; write and review technical components of materials, publications, and reports

• Work with SPO-SHWP and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) team to strengthen MER under SHWP. Facilitate organisation of programme assessments, state level programme reviews and monitoring visits, Periodic reporting on SHWP related indicators and roll-out of SHWP MIS in Arunachal Pradesh

• Develop and produce documents like situation analysis reports, assessment reports, success stories, gap analysis plans, procurement plans etc. as per the programme need and local context

• Represent Jhpiego at national and state-level meetings involving government and development partners

• Frequent travel to the state and districts as per the project and organizational requirements

• Keep abreast of emerging research and best practices in adolescent and school health initiative and ensure that information is shared in an appropriate manner with governments

• Perform other activities, as assigned by the supervisor to achieve organizational goals

Abilities/Skills :

• Ability to develop productive working relationships with state/ district government counterparts, development and technical partners and other agencies

• Proficiency in writing technical and programmatic documents such as training materials and periodic reports

• Experience and demonstrated ability in working with Ministry/ government counterparts especially in the North East region/states

• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Hindi; proficiency in local language will be an asset

• Excellent advocacy, coordination and analytical skills

• In-depth understanding of health issues in adolescents and school children

• Ability to handle a variety of assignments under pressure of deadlines

• Ability to multi task and work in a multi-cultural team

• Willingness and flexibility to work on a wide range of tasks

• Proficiency in computers - Microsoft Office

• Ability to travel for up to 50% of her/his time

Qualifications/Knowledge and Experience :

• Bachelors in Medicine, Dentistry, AYUSH with PG Diploma/ Masters in Public Health/ Public Health Management is a must

• Around 2-3 years of experience in Public Health sector with a sound understanding of India’s public health system and field experience of implementing large scale public health programs

• Previous work experience in School Health and Wellness Programme and Adolescent Health is desirable

• In-depth understanding of evolving Adolescent Health and School Health priorities and donor expectations for program results, outcomes, impact and reporting

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

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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