Project Manager_ PROJECT-“AHANA”-NE ,NCPI+

Expired on: Jun 17, 2022
Relevant Sectors: Health HIV/AIDS program implementation Program Management Social work
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Guwahati Imphal

Vacancy Announcement of AHANA PROJECT-NE ,NCPI+

National Coalition of People Living With HIV is India (NCPI +) is a national network of People Living with HIV (PLHIV), affected individuals and organisations with the vast range of experience and expertise from grass root to policy level. NCPI+ is based on the principle that, this long experience and expertise must contribute constructively and meaningfully in the policy and programme decisions to bring positive change in country. NCPI+ works with the aim to increase active, transparent and constructive participation of PLHIV and health activist to strengthen care, support and treatment response of the country and improve the quality of life of individuals and families to control HIV.

Mission

  • An improved quality of life of people living with HIV and an increased active participation in society.
  • To improve the quality of life and provide a sense of belonging to people living with HIV and their families for full active participation in society, and reduce further HIV transmission.

Inviting application for the post of Program Manager, (01 position), Based either in Guwahati, Assam/ Imphal, Manipur and responsible for 8 Northeast states for Global Fund Project “AHANA”

Job Description:

 SR Project Manager- NCPI+ seeks Programme Manager for a proposed GFATM-supported Project AHANA, a 39-month initiative in Public and Private sector programs for Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT). Project AHANA will be implemented coordination with National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), National Health Mission (NHM) and respective State AIDS Control Societies (SACS).

Job Location: Either in Guwahati, Assam/Imphal, Manipur and responsible to programme implementation of all eight states (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura)

POSITION SUMMARY
NCPI+ currently seeks a Program Manager to be located at Either in Guwahati, Assam/Imphal, Manipur, for its PPTCT program that is being implemented in the states of  Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura for Global Fund Project “AHANA”

Sub Recipient (SR)  Project Manager (TOR/ Job Responsibilities)

SR Project Manager would be responsible for

  • With support from PR Regional Manager establish strong coordination with SACS and NHM
  • In close coordination with PR Regional Manager, M&E Coordinator and Finance Coordinator will be responsible for implementation of Project Ahana in the assigned states
  • With support from PR facilitate a transition plan (when Ahana phases out) for all the states managed by the SRs, with District Administration and SACS.
  • In coordination with PR Program Team SR Program Manager will revisit the mapping of all private health services, assessment and identify the private health facilities providing maternal health services
  • SR Program Manager will guide the POs to assess the mapped private health facilities (whether providing maternal health services or not) and then post assessment engage them as per the guidelines of NACO
  • Provide support to SPO, PO on formulation/orientation of District EMTCT committee and ensure regular meeting to carry forward the EMTCT agenda
  • Provide support to SPO and PO in creation of support groups and orient them to help the FLWs in providing PPTCT cascade of services
  • Provide programmatic guidance to the State Project Officer (SPO) Outreach team (PO and FLW) and ensure completion of the project activities on time
    1. Orientation of selected school going adolescents on HIV & PPTCT
    2. Orientation of RRE clubs, Adolescent Health Counsellors and other important district level stakeholders
    3. Mapping of the family planning centres and linking PPWs with the same
    4. Formation of District EMTCT Committee and orientation of the same on EMTCT mandate
    5. Regularising monthly ART and SAICTC meeting (physical/virtual)
    6. Support outreach team in creation of support groups for PPW
  • Ensure timely program reporting as per the guidelines to the PR
  • Ensure timely submission financial utilisation certificate to the PR
  • Provide admin and HR oversight
  • All other work and directed by CFO

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL-SET 

  • Master’s Degree in public health, social work, sociology or psychology with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of work experience.
  • Passion for reducing infant and maternal mortality and elimination of HIV infections.
  • Prior experience in managing large public health programs through rigorous planning, review and monitoring
  • Proven track record of timely and accurate submission of monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Prior experience in partner management
  • Prior experience in working with national and state governments
  • Proven track record of being a successful mentor
  • Prior experience in budget preparation and analysis
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to manage a large team of diverse and experienced team members
  • Excellent oral and written communication (samples will be requested)
  • Willing to travel extensively across states (12-15 days/month) 

Remuneration: 8 to 8.4 lakh per annum approx.

NOTES:

1) The candidate living with HIV and affected by HIV/AIDS would be given the preference if S/he will fulfil the criteria as per JD for specific position.

2) The candidate for each position should be familiar with one of the regional languages of North east.

To apply: Please submit a comprehensive CV in English with a supporting cover letter, including the names of referees (including a current or most recent employer), as well as expected salary, last salary earned, and required notice period. Send applications to recruit@ncpiplus.org and copy to  ncpiafoahana21@gmail.com & aao.1ahana@ncpiplus.org specifying the Job Title district/state

People living with HIV, women and individuals belonging to other vulnerable groups are encouraged to apply. NCPI+ provides a secular working environment and does not discriminate based on HIV status, religious or community affiliations, gender, or sexual orientation.

Please submit your application on or before 17th June 2022.

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