Project Officer – Targeted Intervention

No. Of Positions 2 Department Program Implementation
Location Bihar Contract Duration Three years
Level Of Contact With Children: 2 – Sporadic or Occasional contact with Children
The position holder shall be responsible to adhere & work within the ambit of Plan India’s Child Protection & Gender Equality Policies.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring/Supervision of 12 TIs every month with a minimum of 20 days on the field every month
  • Ensure all staff are recruited by TIs in consultation with SACS according to the approved plan and guidelines
  • Ensure the TIs provide appointment letter to all staff with detailed ToR
  • Facilitate induction training of newly recruited or transitioned TIs
  • Ensure that all the TIs have PE wise hot spot level out reach plans that are supervised by the ORWs and monthly review of all the ORWs and PEs performance is done by the chief functionary of the TIs
  • Facilitating the identification (byTI),shortlisting(mapping),training and establishing linkage with the preferred providers for STI services
  • Ensuring that the clinics(project owned/PPP/ referral) follow the NACO Syndromic Case Management guidelines
  • Ensure that the TIs develop preferral network for ICTC,Care &Support,TB management, STI complications, medical care, social and legal support, IDU services
  • Ensure that the TIs have setup free condom outlets at hotspots
  • Ensure that the TIs meet the condom demand of each HRGs through outreach
  • Ensure that the TIs maintain sufficient condom stock and correspond with SACS for timely delivery
  • Ensure that the TIs utilize the funds in time and asper budget guidelines
  • Ensure that the TIs have the correct understanding of all CMIS/SIMS indicators and all TIs timely submit UCs and monthly CMIS/SIMS to SACS
  • Ensure that each TI is able to do the analysis of feedback of CMIS/SIMS data at the project and outreach level
  • Ensure that all the TIs have typology specific IEC
  • Co-ordinate with the SMO to ensure that SM outlets are set up at each TI
  • Facilitate rapport building with all stake holders, co-ordination with DAPCU and other Government agencies for program support
  • Coordinate with TSU HQ and STRC to ensure all TI staffs are trained
  • Develop learning sites in the district/region
  • Coordinate and facilitate a monthly review meet attended by all the TIs in the region where best practices are shared, keygaps are addressed and broad plans are designed
  • Assist TSU Team Leader (Targeted Intervention) in setting up a system of on-site concurrent assessment of the quality of training and grading of participants
  • Strengthen TI data through supportive monitoring and supervision.
  • All field visits would be followed up with a detailed tour report to be submitted on a daily basis and a detailed report within 3 days of completion of tour
  • Take up any other work assigned by the TSU Team Leader TI.
  • The program officer would be responsible for the monitoring & supervision of the TIs of the allocated districts and will be based at the district.

Reporting to: The officer will be reporting to the Team Leader–TI on all issues associated with his/her work responsibilities.

Essential:

Desired Candidate Profile:

Minimum Master Degree in Social sciences, Public Health, Management or a related field.

  • The candidate should have minimum work experience of 5years in development sector with minimum one year of HIV/AIDS preferably in supervisory capacity and have experience of design and implementation of Targeted Interventions(FSW/ MSM, TG, IDU) and sound understanding of issues related to High Risk Group populations.
  • The suitable candidate will be familiar with the organization and functions of the state and local public health systems/ State AIDS Control Societies.
  • S/he will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in local languages and the ability to work well in an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze policy issues and to communicate findings and policy recommendations to a variety of audiences.
  • Willingness to travel extensively.
  • Excellent knowledge of Local language and English (Speaking, Reading and Writing)
  • Previous experience in the state is desirable.

COMPENSATION & EMPLOYMENT: Plan India is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply. Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection.

Remuneration: Salary will commensurate with experience of the candidate and past salary drawn.

HOW TO APPLY? : Please send us your updated resume along with suitability note in one file (Word Format only) for the position of “Project Officer– Targeted Intervention” at planindiacareers@planindia.org. Please mention “Project Officer – TI” in the subject line.

Last date for sending applications is 25th September, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information, please visit our website www.planindia.org