Position Title: State Consultant
No of Position: 01
Reporting Line: National Manager Social Mobilization
Location: Patna, Bihar
Duration: 5 Months
About PCI India:
PCI, a Global Communities Partner, has been working in India since 1998 with the mission to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, overcome hardship and advance women and girls. PCI, a Global Communities Partner, envisions a world in which the most vulnerable people will have the power to lift themselves out of poverty and to create vital, healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the future.
PCI works with the government as well as social actors to create an enabling environment to improve and activate the social position of marginalized populations, especially women and girls, as well as strengthen convergent actions on the ground. Knowledge and evidence-based decision-making and data-driven management have been a trademark of our programs in India. For over two decades, PCI has maintained a diverse portfolio in India, with a presence in more than one-fifth of all districts in the country, reaching over 10 million people in 2019 alone. PCI’s health, gender, and community development programming focuses on low-income, vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations, especially adolescent girls, women of reproductive ages and children. By integrating its community mobilization and empowerment approaches into the government strategies and systems, PCI is helping to ensure that millions of vulnerable women, children, families, and communities throughout India have the ability to advocate for, access and utilize quality health, nutrition, and empowerment services and information for generations to come.
About Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis Project:
PCI-India provides technical support to NVBDCP in elimination the two vector borne diseases Lymphatic Filariasis (LF). The project is focused on demand generation through social mobilization efforts leveraging several existing platforms and channels like State Rural Livelihoods Missions, Panchayati Raj Institutions, Education, and Front-Line Workers. The project is operational in 160 LF endemic districts and in 449 intensively focused villages having higher burden of VL.
About the Assignment
There is a request from government of Bihar to place one state consultant in SPO office to support him/her in the management of day to day activities with state and districts.
- Coordinate with district VBDOs to get the updates of MMDP and other filaria related activities on monthly basis.
- Preparing draft letters for the districts related to LF elimination program
- Support SPO in compiling the status of hydrocele surgeries in all the districts of the state
- Maintain MDA calendar and draft the directives for the districts
- Coordinate with partners to get their required support in MDA and MMDP
- Manage the logistics for MDA and MMDP interventions
- Ensure timely issuance of directives to the districts
- Managing other day to day office functions
- Graduation in any discipline
- 10 years’ experience of working with government in VBD vertical
Interested candidates can apply for the Position of State Consultant – Bihar by using the following link by 12th July 2022,5:00 pm.
PCI India is an equal opportunity provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability and/or marital status. Due to the heavy inflow of resumes, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.