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RFP - Economic Diversification & Future of Work (Research and Development ...

Asia and the Pacific: India

  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Asia and the Pacific: India
  • Grade: Consultancy - Consultant - Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Economics
    • Scientist and Researcher
  • Closing Date: 2023-09-27
Program Coordinator

Districts of Assam, Punjab and Rajasthan

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 breathe. 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 Coordinator based at various districts of Districts of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab and Rajasthan for Born Healthy Program focusing on Ante Natal care. The position will contribute for providing programmatic and administrative support in the implementation of the program activties and will report to the concerned Program Officer.


• Provide programmatic and administrative support to the program officers to ensure timely conduction of orientation meetings, assessments, trainings and other program activities as per the project work-plan.
• Undertake preparation, including organizing and ensuring logistic support for providers’ trainings, including onsite trainings to ensure quality.
• Support program officers in preparing program activity reports.
• Ensure timely supply of resources for POC diagnostics to ANC sites/facilities for implementation of the program.
• Support the team in identification of bottlenecks and streamlining the supply of such resources.
• Conduct trainings on commodity management and data collection and counseling services of frontline workers.
• Facilitate training of the data collectors at the project focus facilities/districts.
• Undertake visits to ANC platforms to assess site preparedness, service delivery and resource availability, and provide onsite support to frontline workers for effective organization of ANC services.
• As a part of during training and post-training follow-up, attend field calls on non-clinical concerns as well as facilitate interaction between the program team and participants to provide timely and quality support.
• Support in collection of training and service delivery data from field and ensure that it is updated and reported timely and regularly at the district and state level.
• 10.Manage database for the trainings conducted including provider trained by cadre, and submit periodic reports to district and state offices.
• Work with the program teams, facilities and government counterparts to implement, monitor and report on training activities including M&E frameworks and reports.
• Develop tracking plan for supportive supervision visits following trainings to support the providers in establishing and institutionalizing the ANC services.
• Meet regularly with trained providers and district health officials including clinical staff for smooth project management and respond in a timely manner for meetings, reports and other requests.
• Facilitate project activities and work including training planning, logistic arrangements and other activity support to ensure smooth conduction of trainings and post-training supportive supervision visits.
• Perform or assume other duties as assigned by the supervisor to achieve the project goals.


• Demonstrated ability to multitask and work in a multicultural
• Attention to detail
• Ability to produce documents and coordinate activities independently
• Ability to handle a variety of assignments under pressure of deadlines
• Excellent organizational skills required
• Excellent English and Hindi communication skills
• Demonstrated skills on communications and knowledge management
• Proficiency in computer skills particularly MS Office
• Willingness and flexibility to work on a wide range of tasks and travel up to 70% of time

Qualifications and Experience:

• Bachelor in Arts/ Commerce/ Social Sciences/ Social Work/ Public Health with Masters in any relevant discipline is essential.
• Diploma/Bachelors in Statistics, Computer Application, Demography or Data analytics will be an added advantage.
• Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in programmatic, administrative and data support function.
• Experience in a similar role in public/development sector/ INGOs is highly desirable

“Women candidates are encouraged to apply”

Jhpiego offers highly dynamic and enabling work environment and provides competitive compensation based on experience and background. Interested candidates should submit their application at with a covering note.

Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will receive a response from Jhpiego HR.
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