District Program Managers

Posted By: Population Council Consulting Pvt Ltd

Guwahati

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Program Development & Management

Rural and Urban Development

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

  • Support in implementing project workplan and provide technical & strategic support to the district field team.  
  • Monitor the day-to-day implementation of the solution in the district and report to the State Program Manager.   
  • Manage and coordinate activities of the project in the project districts.
  • Take lead in identifying and fostering partnerships with relevant organizations working in Maternal New-born and Child Health in the district.
  • Be the key person in organizing and implementing the district plans and coordinating among the field team, district service providers from both public and private facilities, and the community.  
  • Manage the day-to-day implementation and operations of the programme.  
  • Support the project communication specialist in the development of project materials. 
  • Train district project field team on project implementation and monitoring.
  • Coordinate with district field teams to ensure implementation of the project as per the implementation plan. 
  • Community Surveys as envisaged in the study design
  • Travel to and from the relevant study areas as required 
  • Ensure adequate inputs for the periodic reporting and progress update presentations including blogs, success stories, anecdotes, and photos.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position reports to: State Program Manager and Project Director for technical inputs
  • Position directly supervises: District Field Team of PC Consulting, coalition staff and other monitoring staff.

Education:

  • Graduate degree in Public Health /Social Work/Development/Development studies/Rural Development/Rural Management/Women Studies, or Other Social Sciences discipline or Management. 

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience working in implementation of maternal and child health programs. 
  • Familiarity with health program in the state and has in-depth understanding of the state health system and challenges. 
  • Demonstrable experience handling organizational assignments.
  • Should have managed a team of at least 5 members.

Competencies

  • •        Ability to communicate insights and knowledge across various teams and stakeholders.
  • Should be interested to work with the rural poor to create a more inclusive society.
  • Familiar with health program in the state and has in-depth understanding of the state health system and challenges. 
  • Be the focal person for the district in implementing the solution. 
  • Honest, fair and objective in work.
  • Willing to travel extensively in the district as needed.
  • Have proficiency in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Cross-cultural communications, including English proficiency and ability to work in a bilingual environment (English and Assam native language).
  • Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English. 
  • Be a team player and comfortable in working with external consultants, contractors, vendors, etc.

Languages Required: 

Fluency in English, Assamese, and local language – spoken, read and write for all official communication is essential.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter justifying how you are fit for the position along with your resume (should not exceed 3 pages) by 03 October, 2022 to email: jobs@pcconsulting.co.in. The email should indicate the job title in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be invited to appear for interview/s (virtual/telephonic/inperson).  


Eligibility Criteria

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Desired Candidate Profile

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Population Council Consulting Pvt Ltd
  • About Organization:Our team of experts range from doctors, public health specialists, data scientists to anthropologists, economists, and management and developmental professionals. We are committed to transforming the landscape of how corporates organize themselves, and inform their decisions on effective use of technology for data and decision making. We utilize evidence-based solutions that give a voice to vulnerable communities and improve developmental outcomes that affect quality of life.