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Program Officer- Pali and Baswara

Rajasthan

  • Organization: Jhpiego
  • Location: Rajasthan
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: Closed

Program Officer- Pali and Baswara

Posted Date 3 days ago(5/14/2024 6:32 AM)
Job ID
2024-6118
Location
IN-Rajasthan
Category
International Positions
Employment Status
Full-Time

Overview

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, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, UNICEF, World Health Organization,

University of Manitoba, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation

(CIFF), MSD for Mothers and others.

Jhpiego is hiring for the position of Program Officer (PO) based at the district level in the state. The PO will support the Born Healthy program based on demonstrating a successful model of evidence-based Antenatal Care (ANC) by designing, conducting and monitoring activities that provide quality and timely programmatic support to health providers, health facilities and other relevant stakeholders. The position will report to State Program Officer (SPO) in her/his respective state.

Responsibilities

  • Work under the guidance of the Senior Program Officer – Born Healthy to support the streamlined rollout of the ANC strengthening intervention and its day-to-day operations at the district level
  • Assists Senior Program Officer to achieve project deliverables and timelines as per desired quality and specifications.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support and guidance to district-level stakeholders involved in Born Healthy to strengthen ANC.
  • Liaise and coordinate with the team to provide troubleshooting support in the district and at the facility level.
  • Support testing, implementation, and documentation of technology solutions.
  • Take responsibility and accountability for ensuring issues are resolved or escalated to the proper resources to resolve in a timely manner with minimum disruption to the operational areas.
  • Assess and supervise the utilization of technology platforms within healthcare delivery infrastructure in the state.
  • Support to organize and conduct virtual as well as in-person trainings, workshops, and on-site coaching in consultation with the supervisor, this includes planning training schedules, identifying trainers, monitoring training, and post-training follow-up.
  • Ensure timely collection, and collation of the program data and facilitate project activities including workshop planning, logistics planning and management, travel arrangements, and other activity support to ensure smooth implementation.
  • Support supervisor in the development of technical content required for the program and travel when required to Districts in support of activity implementation and monitoring as needed. Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate level qualification in Medical, Nursing, AYUSH education in India. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Public Health or Health Management will be preferred.
  • 2-5 years of experience of working with public health programs especially in Reproductive and Child Health and managing program implementation is desirable. Specific experience in large programs related to quality of care/antenatal care/maternal & newborn health will be preferred.
  • Familiarity with the Indian health system, key stakeholders and relevant government policies/strategies particularly National Rural Health Mission would be advantageous.
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