Consultant – National Urban Health Mission (NUHM)

National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC), New Delhi on behalf of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the above mentioned post purely on contractual basis;

Terms Of Reference

• Systematic collection, documentation & Presentation of information regarding urban healthsystem,health needs and inputs to the decision makers
• Analysis of data from HMIS & its use for decision makers.
• Building capacities at district and state level for making urban health plans and for review & improving the plans,using  both epidemiological and HMIS inputs. Budgeting and financial planning as required by the poor performing states.
• Provide Technical Assistance in areas selected to health systems strengthening Human Resources For Health,Healthcare Financing, Quality Improvement, Community Processes, Health Information Systems, Monitoring & Evaluation,Public Private   Partnership,Governance etc.
• Undertake other assignments, which may be assigned from time to time by the Reporting Officer.

Eligibility:

• Post graduation or higher qualification in Public health, Community health, Preventive & Social Medicine. MBBS desirable.
• Published work in the area of health systems or public health. (Desirable)
• At least 3 years of post qualification work experience in Health Systems Research or in Planning or implementation.
• Competence in any one or more of the following areas:Human Resources For Health, Healthcare Financing, Quality Improvement, Community Processes, Health Information Systems, Monitoring & Evaluation, Public Private Partnership, Governance etc.
• Computer proficiency with high level of familiarity with commonly used packages like MSWord, Excel, Power Point & Web surfing to search relevant data & documents.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, analytical and interpersonal abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
• Demonstrated experience in operationalizing health programme at field level / working in strengthening of district level    health systems.
• Willingness to travel to states & districts to provide technical assistance & ability to work on different assignments  simultaneously to meet the timelines for assignments.
• Formal educational qualification and experience could be relaxed when there is published quality work or work experience of specific relevance.
• Maximum of 40 years of age (As on Last date of receiving of applications)

It is mandatory to mention Age, Year of Passing the Degrees, Current and Past Employment dates on your resume, without which applications will not be accepted.

Applications must reach by 4 p.m. on 3-Jul-2014 by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post / by hand to HR Manager, NHSRC, NIHFW Campus, Baba Gang Nath Marg, Munirka, New Delhi -110 067. Please ensure to mention post applied for, on the envelope (in post) and subject-line (in e-mail), without which applications will not be accepted.

Monitoring & Evaluation Consultant

National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC), New Delhi on behalf of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the above mentioned post purely on contractual basis;

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational qualification Postgraduate degree in Statistics / Economics / Demography / Public health / Health informatics / Health management from UGC recognized institute / university with minimum 60% in aggregate (or equivalent grade).
Experience Two years’ experience in data handling/data analysis.Working knowledge of MS-Office and Statistical softwares (SAS, SPSS etc.) is desirable.
Age Not above 35 years

Roles & Responsibilities:

  1. To liaison with State officials, technology partners and other stakeholders,
  2. To examine data for inconsistencies and follow-up with the states for rectifying the errors in HMIS data,
  3. To develop indicators/templates of reports/dash boards/score-cards as per requirement,
  4. To compile reports based on data analysis using statistical tools for providing to different stakeholders,
  5. To identify gaps and suggest solutions for improvising existing HMIS application,
  6. To provide training to State & District level officers on various aspects of HMIS including data reporting formats, reports and utilization of data,
  7. Any other work assigned by the senior officers of the Ministry.
  8. The consultant will work for the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and place of duty will be New Delhi.
  9. He/she may be required to travel within country.
  10. It is mandatory to mention Age, Year of Passing the Degrees, Percentages / Grades Obtained,
  11. Current and Past Employment dates on your resume, without which applications will not be accepted.
  12. Applications must reach by 4 p.m. on 3-Jul-2014 by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post / by hand to HR Manager, NHSRC, NIHFW Campus, Baba Gang Nath Marg, Munirka, New Delhi -110 067. Please ensure to mention post applied for, on the envelope (in post) and subject-line(in e-mail), without which applications will not be accepted.

Advisor (Public Health Planning)

National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC) has been set up under the National Health Mission (NHM) as an autonomous registered society, to channelize technical assistance and capacity building support to the states for strengthening the public health system. The NHSRC is also mandated to contribute towards National strategic health planning and programme design. Work at NHSRC is organised around multiple divisions, namely – Community Processes, Quality Improvement, Public Health Planning, Public Health Administration, Healthcare Financing & Healthcare Technology, HMIS and Human Resources for Health.

NHSRC intends recruiting Advisor (PHP) purely on contractual basis.

Location: New Delhi with requirement of extensive travel to states & districts. Travel could be upto 50% of time in a month.

Terms of Reference

  1. Situational Analysis on various aspects of the Health Sector.
  2. Facilitate development and implementation of the proposals/strategies derived from the situational analysis.
  3. Assisting the States in building capacities for technical assistance and decentralised programme management in public health.
  4. Facilitate implementation of National Health Mission including preparation and appraisal of District and State health plans.
  5. Assisting states in the development of policy and in choice of strategy as relates to public health.
  6. Develop studies protocols and undertake and guide studies when needed to understand issues of health human resource planning.
  7. Coordinating and designing evaluation studies related to the health sector and its goals.
  8. Provide such technical assistance for implementation of the NHM and its goals in center and in States MoUs as may be   agreed upon from time to time.
  9. Mobilising technical assistance inputs for the states and district administration, including preparation of Terms of Reference, inviting proposals/applications and facilitating recruitment/selection etc.
  10. Assist in Anticipating, planning strategies and engineering sector reforms in all their diversity and complexity.
  11. Undertake such other assignments, which may be assigned by from time to time by the Executive Director, NHSRC and/or Executive Committee of the NHSRC.

Qualification & Experience:

  1. Doctorate or Masters in Public health or Community health/ Preventive & Social Medicine.
  2. Published work in the area of health systems or public health.
  3. At least 10 years post qualification work experience in Health Systems Research or in Planning and implementation of service delivery.
  4. Demonstrated experience in planning and strategy development with policy and / or demonstrated experience in operationlising health programme at field level / working in strengthening district level health systems.
  5. Computer proficiency with high level of familiarity with commonly used packages like MS Word, Excel, Power Point; any one computerized accounting package is highly desirable.
  6. Excellent communication and presentation skills, analytical and interpersonal abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Working knowledge of Hindi also desirable.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  8. Experience of working with senior government officials at central and or state level.
  9. Formal educational qualification and experience could be relaxed when there is published work of high quality or whenever there is work experience of specific relevance.

Age Limit: 60 years & below. Age can be relaxed for a suitable candidate.

It is mandatory to mention Age, Year of Passing the Degrees, Current and Past Employment dates on your resume, without which applications will not be accepted.

Applications must reach by 4 p.m on 19th June 2014 by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post / by hand to HR Manager, NHSRC, NIHFW Campus, Baba Gang Nath Marg, Munirka, New Delhi -110 067. Please ensure to mention post applied for, on the envelope (in post) and subject-line (in e-mail), without which applications will not be accepted.

Advisor (Healthcare Financing)

National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC) has been set up under the National Health Mission (NHM) as an autonomous registered society, to channelize technical assistance and capacity building support to the states for strengthening the public health system. The NHSRC is also mandated to contribute towards National strategic health planning and programme design. Work at NHSRC is organised around multiple divisions, namely – Community Processes, Quality Improvement, Public Health Planning, Public Health Administration, Healthcare Financing & Healthcare Technology, HMIS and Human Resources for Health.

NHSRC intends recruiting Advisor (HCF) purely on contractual basis.

Location: New Delhi with requirement of extensive travel to states & districts. Travel could be upto 50% of time in a month.

Terms of Reference

  1. Be able to collect and analyse data regarding budgetary allocations for health in states and the centre and the patterns of expenditure.
  2. Able to work on cost effectiveness of different programmes and technologies.
  3. Undertake studies to understand financing of different programmes and fund flows, and improve allocative efficiency and use of financing as tools for programme management and improvement.
  4. Undertake programme evaluation especially of public private partnerships and insurance programmes.
  5. Developing and assessing different forms of contractual arrangements and skills to draw up appropriate contracts for service providers.
  6. Provide technical input as Public Health and financing expert to different stakeholders.
  7. Any other activity as allotted by ED NHSRC and/or the Executive Committee.

Qualification & Experience for the post:

  1. Posses a Medical/ Dental/ Ayush/ degree from a reputed Institute with any qualification in health management or health financing / MBA (Finance) Or Doctorate or M.Phil in economics with work in health financing- could be even masters in economics if there are published papers.
  2. Minimum 10 years of post-qualification work experience.
  3. Computer proficiency with high level of familiarity with commonly used packages like MS Word, Excel, Power Point; any one computerized accounting package is highly desirable.
  4. Excellent communication and presentation skills, analytical and interpersonal abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Working knowledge of Hindi also desirable.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  6. Experience of working with senior government officials at central and or state level.
  7. Formal educational qualification and experience could be relaxed when there is published work of high quality or whenever there is work experience of specific relevance.

Age Limit: 60 years & below. Age can be relaxed for a suitable candidate.

It is mandatory to mention Age, Year of Passing the Degrees, Current and Past Employmentdates on your resume, without which applications will not be accepted.

Applications must reach by 4 p.m on 19th June 2014 by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post / by hand to HR Manager, NHSRC, NIHFW Campus, Baba Gang Nath Marg, Munirka, New Delhi -110 067. Please ensure to mention post applied for, on the envelope (in post) and subject-line (in e-mail), without which applications will not be accepted.