Public Health Emergency Management Professional

Posted By: FHI 360 NGO


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Program Development & Management

Public Health/WASH

Job Description

DELIVERABLES: The following outlines proposed deliverables for this position.

This list is subject to change based on the needs of the project and should not be considered final.

• Develop the capacity-building program for public health officials at the National/Subnational Level.

• Develop and submit the micro plan for PHEDM/RRT training program implementation at the National/Subnational Level.

• Organize and take a lead in the strategic planning meeting with government counterparts in consultation with CDC India.

• Revising/Updating the PHEDM modules (as needed).

• Finalize and submit the SOPs, checklists, and other documents required for the implementation of PHEDM.

• Finalize and submit notes of meetings with CDC India for further circulation to government counterparts.

• Finalize and submit the revised training package and curriculum related to Rapid Response Teams Training.

• Finalize and submit the Training reports.

• Submit field visit reports.

• Undertake any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.


Compensation levels at FHI 360 are equivalent to market rates within the development sector. However, offers shall be based on salary history, relevant experience, and qualifications.

Please send your resumes to It is necessary to mention the post title and preferred place of posting in the subject line while applying.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. No calls/ emails will be entertained.

Eligibility Criteria


Education: A Masters’ degree in public health or social sciences; a Postgraduate degree in Medicine or Preventive and Social Medicine

A person with experience in Field Epidemiology and/or Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) and/or a Certified Emergency Management Program (CEMP) will be given preference.


• Minimum 15 to 25 years of experience in a senior management/consultancy position in program management including coordinating staff with different skill sets.

• Experience in the planning & implementation of Public Health Emergency and Disaster Management principles for outbreaks/biological threats with risk of significant mortality & morbidity.

• Supervision & monitored surveillance & response for public health program implementation.

• Experience in managing large-scale/multi-state programs at the National level/State is desirable and familiarity with the health system of India will be an asset.

• Experience in working with/for the Ministry of Health-GoI and department of Health-State Govt., U. S. Centres of Disease Control and Prevention, County Office – India is preferred.

• Demonstrated experience in managing training programs on Public Health and logistics support will be an added advantage.

• Excellent knowledge of standard operating procedures and technical guidelines related to public health emergencies, and disease outbreaks in India.

• Well-versed with the WHO-wide Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and tools for detecting, verifying, assessing, and monitoring events that may constitute a public health emergency of international concern in line with the operational requirements of IHR.

• Competent in data collection, analysis, and interpretation.


• Highly motivated with proven management experience in leading a team.

• Ability to work in diverse settings with multiple partners.

• Demonstrate Team spirit and a Positive Attitude.

• Strong analytical skills, good writing, and communication skills in English.

• Excellent command over MS office (word, excel, power-point) and e-learning systems

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:FHI 360 NGO
  • About Organization:FHI 360 is implementing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded - Expanding Efforts to Protect and Improve Public Health Globally (EGHS) project in Africa and Asia. Given the current COVID-19 and Monkeypox situation, reemerging communicable disease, and public health emergencies of international concern (PHEIC), it is prudent to maintain a continuum of mitigation plans to deal with other public health threats in the country. Hence, in collaboration with CDC-India, the EGHS India project has extended support to the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)) and other key stakeholders to strengthen public health emergency and disaster management (PHEDM) capabilities including risk communication and community engagement (RCCE).