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Program Officer Digital Health Implementation


  • Organization: Jhpiego
  • Location: Guwahati
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: Closed

Program Officer Digital Health Implementation

Posted Date 1 week ago(2/11/2024 10:52 PM)
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Jhpiego is a nonprofit global health leader and Johns Hopkins University affiliate that is saving lives, improving health and transforming futures. We partner with governments, health experts and local communities to build the skills and systems that guarantee a healthier future for women and families. Jhpiego translates the best science and practice into moments of care that can mean the difference between life and death for women and families. The moment a woman gives birth; the moment a midwife helps a newborn to breath. Through our partnerships, we are revolutionizing health care for the world’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable people.

In India, Jhpiego works across various states in close collaboration with national and state governments, providing technical assistance in the areas of family planning, maternal and child health, strengthening human resources for health, and non-communicable diseases. These programs are funded by USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), MSD for Mothers and other anonymous donors.

Jhpiego is hiring for the position of Program Officer Digital Health Implementation based in Guwahati, Assam. The position will report to the Senior Program Officer of Digital Health Implementation.


Ideation and Implementation (50%)

Work closely with the Digital Innovations Unit to help design the digital health interventions across various building blocks of the Health System, especially around the Maternal and Newborn Health and Family planning domains.

Engage with the project team for refining the implementation of digital health interventions in the identified sites and projects.

Formulate transformative ideas for primary health ecosystem in the state through digital interventions including primary / secondary research, landscaping assessment, conceptualization, design and implementation oversight

Provide effective, timely, successful and impactful implementation of digital health interventions including project planning, progress monitoring, stakeholder engagement (donors, digital, public health, government), risk mitigation etc.

Planning & Mapping (30%)

Identify project milestones and track pilot development.

Plan program schedule and activities in different intervention sites cities with inputs from project team.

Evaluate project plans, flag potential risks, and propose effective risk mitigation solutions.

Create program reports for donors, internal and external stakeholders with the inputs from project implementation team

Manage project updates and coordinate operations among partners across project implementation sites in India.

Proactively manage changes in project.

Track project milestones and key deliverables.

Documentation & Knowledge management (20%)

Create and maintain digital health documentation including strategy, development, implementation and evaluation frameworks. This would also include preparing reports, presentations, knowledge documents etc.

Collaborate with relevant teams in Jhpiego for conceptualizing, designing and implementing digital interventions and publishing white papers, briefs, etc. including but not limited to Strategy, M&E and Communications

Required Qualifications

Minimum of 2 years experience and demonstrated skills in Public Health project management and team management.

PG Diploma / Master is preferred with a bachelor's in a medical/nursing/ancillary medical (must).

Work experience in Family Planning and/or Maternal health and/or Digital Health-related domains is required.

Proven ability to multi-task and collaborate work effectively with senior staff, colleagues, donors, partner organizations, stakeholders, local institutions, and others at all levels.

Preferred Qualifications

''Women candidates are encouraged to apply''

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