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Team Leader- Boost/ Learning

India Health Action Trust (IHAT)

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

1. POSITION VACANT: Team Leader- Boost/ Learning, India Health Action Trust, Lucknow

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

Established in 2003 by University of Manitoba (UM), as part of a five-year (2001 to 2006) bilateral development project between Canada and India and registered with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 1976 in 2009, IHAT aims at improving public health in India and abroad by providing comprehensive technical assistance in program planning, management and monitoring. It has been providing comprehensive technical assistance and training in programme planning and management to the State AIDS Control Societies of Karnataka, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Bihar, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Goa.

IHAT has set up a Technical Support Unit (TSU) for the Government of Uttar Pradesh in 2013, to provide techno-managerial support to improve the coverage of key reproductive, maternal, new-born, child health and nutrition (RMNCH+A) interventions and services in the state of Uttar Pradesh with funding support from Bill & Melinda Gate Foundation (BMGF) through University of Manitoba (UOM), Canada.

For more information about the organization, please visit http://ihat.in/

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Senior Team Leader- Technical, the Team Leader- Boost/ Learning will lead a team of public health professionals to “boost” the implementation of specific interventions expected to have substantial impact in reducing mortality:
1) early initiation of breast-feeding;
2) improved management of asphyxia in the neonatal period;
3) prevention and management of Post-Partum Haemorrhage (PPH) within a given geography of the UPTSU.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

1) Develop guidelines, protocols, study designs, tools and indicators for the boost interventions to gather evidence for scalable clinical interventions for the overall goal of improving maternal and new born healthcare in UP;
2) Lead clinical and quality improvement interventions at community level, primary care facilities and first referral units through clinical pilots focusing on essential clinical interventions;
3) Provide support in the development of clinical programs and ensure implementation of key MNCH Boost interventions that include breastfeeding support to all mothers to practice recommended breastfeeding practices, systematic improvement in the detection and management of perinatal and fetal asphyxia, reduction in the case fatality rate of PPH.
4) Facilitate absorption of successful pilots into implementation plans;
5) Ensure that all staff across the technical unit and state/ zonal/ district offices are familiar with, adhere to and implement the identified procedures and processes;
6) Participate in development, preparation, and dissemination/ publication of relevant technical papers, documents, and materials based on evaluation of outcomes and challenges of the pilot interventions;
7) Manage technical team; Define expectations, provide leadership and technical support as needed and evaluate direct reports regularly.
4. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:        

Qualification:
Applicant must be MD in Pediatrics/ OB/GYN/ Community Medicine.

Experience:
(1) Applicant must have eight years of experience working in a technical capacity in public health programs with at least five years of experience working in health based technical projects focusing on complication management in pregnant women and new born children;
(2) Applicants must have experience in supervising and managing large teams;
(3) Applicants must also have experience in operational research related to RMNCH interventions.

Skills and Competencies:
(1) Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills;
(2) Demonstrates cross-cultural, teamwork skills and ability to foresee issues and initiate appropriate action;
(3) Advanced computer knowledge;
(4) Must be flexible and able to work in a challenging environment.

5. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

The gross remuneration budgeted for the position is attractive. Offers shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history, of the selected candidate.

6. LOCATION: Lucknow

7. REFERENCE: TLBL-IHAT

8. CONTACT INFORMATION:

Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar 
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612 
Email: tlbl-ihat@sams.co.in

9. LAST DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply at tlbl-ihat@sams.co.in with a cover letter, discussing their interest in and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume, giving details of three references, current cost to organization and expected compensation, by or before August 12, 2018.

IHAT provides safe working environment to employees. IHAT is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women candidates to apply. Physically challenged candidates with required skills, knowledge and willingness to travel are also encouraged to apply.