District Coordinator

Posted By: John Snow India Private Limited (JSIPL)

Damoh,Vadodara

Not Specified

Program Implementation

Public Health/WASH

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Project Manager to finalize the work plan and intervention package, based on the Formative Research findings.
  • Be responsible for on boarding the project team: Block Coordinators (6 in number covering two blocks) and facilitate their orientation on the project and their roles and responsibilities.
  • Establish rapport with the project stakeholders at state, district and block level, introduce the project and staff to the district administration and solicit their buy-in and support through regular updates on the project progress.
  • Plan and oversee the implementation of the program activities in the assigned district, as per the project work plan in close coordination with the Project Manager, Block Coordinators and national/state team of NI.
  • Support Project Manager in development of operational guidelines and training package for capacity building of Frontline Workers.
  • Conduct training sessions for district officials and support in organizing AMB trainings, monitor quality of trainings delivered, prepare workshop reports and share feedback during review meetings.
  • Support in developing checklist for assessment of Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Days (VHSNDs). Coordinate with block and district officials for development of model VHSND sites (1 per block).
  • Conduct field visits to different facilities with Block Coordinators and district officials and share findings with officials at the district level for timely corrective action.
  • Identify and implement community engagement practices to engage family members especially husbands and mother in -laws for adherence and care to pregnant women, lactating mothers during ANC and PNC and preconception (through VHND, home visits, health facilities etc.)
  • Conduct advocacy meetings with district officials and facilitate discussions about budget allocations and or provisioning to support implementation, procurement, training, and awareness
  • Work closely and collaborate with agency selected to conduct assessment of Supply Chain Management and assist them in developing state/ district wise detailed work plan and recommendations
  • Provide technical support to the district and state dept. in annual forecasting for procurement of IFA (Red), and Calcium supplements in appropriate quantities and quality (as per the technical specifications for PW & LW)
  • Provide guidance and assistance to the district in ensuring adequate availability of IFA, Ca & FA supplies at the relevant Service Delivery Points (SDPs) across the districts
  • Lead the roll out of BCI intervention in the assigned district.
  • Conduct monthly stock assessment at program delivery points (district, block, SDPs) to understand forecasting practices, availability of supplies, provide support to adapt distribution strategies using inventory management principles
  • Be responsible for data management and preparation of monthly and quarterly progess reports for the activities conducted at the district level. Share monthly progress report with the district stakeholders.
  • Responsible for managing the team of Block Coordinators, and ensuring timely accomplishment of the project deliverables and results.
  • Document success stories and best practices in close coordination with the Block Coordinators.
  • Support NI team in dissemination of project learnings.
  • Ensure optimum utilization of program budgets and preparation of presentations, reports, deliverables, as required.
  • Perform or assume other duties as assigned by the Project Manager/Project Lead.

How to apply:

 

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

 

https://forms.gle/6bamxkH3h6jtQbpx5

 

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. Women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Please note that the last date of applying for this position is 10th November’22 and only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.


Eligibility Criteria

Qualifications and Skills

  • Post Graduate/Graduate in Nutrition/Rural Management/ Social Science/Social Work, Public Health or any related field.
  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience of delivering on RMNCH+A or Nutrition projects in collaboration with government.
  • Sound understanding of the nutrition technical domain (maternal nutrition) and schemes under the Department of Women and Child Development.
  • Good Communication skills in Gujarati (for the candidate based in Vadodara) as well in English and Hindi with good understanding of MS Office.
  • Strong skills in documentation and preparing power point presentations.
  • Understanding of the functioning of ICDS, Health, SHGs, Youth clubs, PRI and field level functionaries (ASHA, AWW, ANM).
  • Understanding of health and nutrition situation and challenges of the region.
  • Experience of working in teams and with diverse stakeholders.
  • Driving License and having own two-wheeler will be an advantage.


Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other


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.