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Job Description

IT Manager

Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics

New Delhi

1. POSITIONS VACANT: IT Manager, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India, New Delhi

 

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

 

The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), is established in India as an independent, non-profit, created under Section 8 (Indian) Companies Act, 2013, with its office in New Delhi. FIND India is the key implementing partner of Central TB DivisionMinistry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, for strengthening and expanding TB laboratory diagnostic capacity under the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP) with the support of the Global Fund.

 

FIND India is a subsidiary of FIND, an international non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization is dedicated to activities that result in 1) new diagnostic tools; 2) expanded access to these tools; and 3) strengthened diagnostic testing capacity for poverty-related diseases in low-and middle-income countries.

 

For more information about the organization, please visit http://www.finddx.org/

 

PURPOSE OF THE POST:

 

For the diagnosis of patients who are suspected to have drug-resistant TB, samples are referred to advanced Laboratory facilities available at district, regional, or state levels. Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) was developed for digitization of laboratory data recording and reporting to referring facilities via Nikshay and is being implemented by various TB Culture and Drug Susceptibility Testing (C&DST) Laboratories under NTEP.

 

Under the new Global Fund (TGF) project spread over 3 years from 2021-24, FIND in consultation with NTEP aims to expand LIMS to various CBNAAT/GeneXpert and TrueNatTM facilities (currently >3000 facilities, more getting established) along with automated data capture from the machines.

 

FIND will strengthen LIMS to cover newer TB C&DST labs as well as from the perspective of sustainability and mainstreaming. Further, FIND will support the integration of various Laboratories' related portals such as the EQA portal and e-training with LIMSFIND will also work towards promoting the integration of other HMIS systems with NTEP’s Nikshay portal. The staff of various facilities will be trained to use various IT solutions provided to them under NTEP.

 

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The IT-Manager (IT-M) shall be responsible for developing digitization of laboratory data recording and reporting to referring facilities via Nikshay and is being implemented by various TB Culture and Drug Susceptibility Testing (C&DST) Laboratories under NTEP.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

(1) Manage monitoring and supervision of overall LAB IT solutions of FIND India including LIMS, CBNAAT Connectivity, TrueNaTTM Connectivity, Connectivity with other HIMS systems (Pvt and public sector), TrueNatTM EQA, CBNAAT EQA, E-Training, AMC Portal;

(2) Conducting need assessment for various IT solutions to be developed in the project period (including CBNAAT & TRUNAT connectivity, HIMS solutions connectivity);

(3) Coordinating for conducting of pilot testing of various software to be developed under project;

(4) Coordinating and monitoring implementation of various IT Solutions as per implementation plan;

(5) Review and finalizing the training materials for various IT solutions to be used by LABs;

(6) Finalize the training plans and monitor and support their implementation;

(7) Mentoring, guiding and supervising IT Team (of 7 HR IT Positions) including managing their work/ task assignments;

 

(8) Coordination:

(a) Coordinate with KPMG for takeover of LIMS and then coordinate with CTD/ Nikshay team for further transition;

(b) Coordinate with various stakeholders within CTD, LABS, FIND and partner agencies as well as vendors (supporting implementation) for taking forward the Lab IT solutions;

(c) Coordinate with procurement team for various procurement under project (hardware, software, cloud services, maintenance agency recruitment, etc.)

(d) Coordinate for conducting STQC Audit;

(f) To coordinate and handle the dependencies between projects;

 

(9) Reporting and Documentation:

(a) Review and finalize all IT documentation including SRS, SDD, Source Code, etc;

(b) Maintain the program documentation that includes all plans, deadlines, and briefs;

(c) Design, develop, implement, and coordinate systems, policies, and procedures;

(d) Organize (through Teams) database of various labs and hardware, etc. from the perspective of their warranty, licenses, and other status;

 

(10) Data Management:

(a) Monitor and optimize infrastructure performance and backup management;

(b) Monitor data migration across application and ensure data consistency and integrity;

(11) Any assignment including new development work, which may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the supervisor or as per the needs of the project or NTEP.

 

4. QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Qualification:

Applicants must have MCA/B.Tech/M.Tech/M. E/M. Sc in the field of Information Technology from a recognized   University;

 

Experience:

(1) Applicants must have a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Information Systems, Software designing, Database Management, website management and related e-Governance activities;

(2) Prior experience in managing health information systems development cycle shall be preferred;

(3) Prior experience in working with the Government of India (optional).

 

Skills and Competencies

(1) Good oral and basic written communication skill;

(2) Ability to travel extensively within the project area.

 

5. LOCATION: New Delhi

 

6. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

 

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

 

7. CONTRACT TYPE AND PERIOD:

 

This is a full-time position, and the initial contract will be offered for a period of one year, which shall be renewable based on performance, project extension and fund availability.

 

8. REFERENCE: IT-M-FIND

 

9. CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Team SAMS

Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.

1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar

New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025

Phone Nos.: 2684 2162; 4165 3612

 

10. APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply online to https://recruitment.samshrm.com/JOBS/FIND by or before October 10, 2021.

 

Interested candidates are requested to apply immediately. Interviews with promising candidates will start before the closing date.