Consultant- Sr. Programme Officer

Posted By: John Snow India Private Limited (JSIPL)


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Program Implementation

Public Health/WASH

Job Description


  • Conduct and facilitate causality assessment meetings for all the COVID 19 vaccine-related AEFIs/AESIs  
  • Liaise with trained AEFI experts for the special review of COVID 19 related cases
  • To collate available scientific evidence on pertinent immunization-related issues esp. COVID related vaccine, including review of scientific literature for regular sharing with experts at national level and state level for informed causality assessments.
  • Facilitate the operationalization of signal detection and review processes for COVID-related adverse events.
  • Prepare quarterly reports, and publications to document progress in AEFI surveillance. 
  • Assist in day-to-day operations, coordination of project activities and documenting project activities.
  • Travel to state/UTs to facilitate/support causality assessment by state AEFI committees


Qualifications and Skills


JSI seeks a results-oriented individual with the ability to produce and lead teams in producing highquality deliverables, managing multiple concurrent tasks, and meeting tight deadlines with attention to detail. The successful candidate is required to have:

  • MD (Medicine/Community Medicine/Pharmacology) with at least 3-5 years of experience in the field of public health surveillance or clinical trials. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Knowledge of public health issues, immunization programs, drug/vaccine pharmacovigilance
  • Excellent interpersonal relations; ability to network, work in a multi-cultural team environment, and work harmoniously with multiple partners
  • Ability to undertake travel to states / UTs at short notice
  • Capable of introducing innovative strategies 
  • Good working knowledge of computer applications, especially MS office
  • Strong and proven documentation and organizational skills


Application Process:


Please review the detailed Job Description and submit your application at the following link: 


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 October 2, 2022 and only the shortlisted candidates will be called 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.