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Posted on: 22nd January, 2015

The Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT), in partnership with the Government of Karnataka, spearheaded by the Karnataka Comprehensive Nutrition Mission (KCNM) and Karnataka State Rural Livelihood Promotion Society (KSRLPS),is soon launching a World Bank-funded three-year project to address mal-nutrition in Northern Karnataka. KHPT invites applications from committed and competent candidates for the following position for this project.

KHPT invites applications from committed, compassionate and competent candidates for the following position(s) as mentioned below for the said:-


1.      Nutrition and Public Health Specialist:   Position - 1, Location:Karnataka

Qualification and specifications:

  • MSc Nutrition or Masters in Community Medicine / Public health with overall experience of 5-8 years working in development /health sectors with 2-3 years of minimum experience in the area of nutrition.
  • Experience in providing training and mentoring support to clinical and non-clinical field staff and community volunteers
  • Willing to travel extensively to project sites in North Karnataka districts; Gulbarga and Raichur
  • Ability to interact effectively with range of stakeholders
  • Fluency in written and spoken Kannada and English languages
  • Good leadership, managerial skills with abilities to work with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Good Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Should be a good team person

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical inputs related to nutrition to the project team and otherstake-holders of the project
  • Capacity building of the project team on nutrition and public health aspects relevant to the project.
  • Work closely with project team and contribute to the development of quality improvement strategies, tools,materials and manuals.
  • Support project interventions in developing technical content and trainings
  • Undertake field visits along with other team members to handhold multi -sectorialprocesses and actions
  • Document and share reports of key activities, trip reports with the line manager
  • Technical support to the block team and overall monitoring of the activities at the project level
  • Technically supporting advocacy work of the project at state, district and block level

Reporting:
The Nutrition and Public Health Specialist will be reporting to the Team Leader, Karnataka Multi-Sectorial Nutrition Pilot Project, KHPT, Bangalore.

Salary:
The salary for the position is in the range of Rs. 43,200/- to 54,000/-per month which will be fixed based on qualification, overall experience, relevant experience, and interview performance.,

How to Apply

Above position demand excellent communication /computer skills and involves extensive travel to Northern Karnataka. Preferences will be given to female candidates who have work experience with Govt / Development sectors.

KHPT provides safe working environment for all its employees; follows the principle of equal opportunity and encourages women candidates / physically challenged with required skills and willing to travel can apply for the position(s).

Interested candidates please apply using the prescribed KHPT ‘Application Format’ and email it tojobs@khpt.org latest by by1st Feb, 2015. Candidates can visit www.khpt.org to download the Application Format

Please note that applications which are not in the prescribed KHPT Application Format will not be considered for shortlistingand only shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.

HR DEPARTMENT

Karnataka Health Promotion Trust
IT Park, # 1-4, 5th Floor, Rajajinagar Industrial Area,
Behind KSSIDC Administrative Office,
Rajajinagar, Bangalore- 560044

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Posted on: 19th January, 2015

      

2.      Regional Manager:   Position - 1, Location: Bagalkot, Karnataka

Summary:

Regional Manager is the position created to assist the Director in programmatic management aspects. She will be responsible for provide management / technical support and assisting the Director in assessing the needs and gaps in the Samvedana Plus interventions and directly responsible for the performance of Samvedana Plus interventions which will be implemented in Bagalkot district. The Regional Manager will also assist the Director in planning and decision making related to different interventions by sharing experiences and information related to the districts. She will assist the CBO towards quality programming and achieving the desired outcomes. The specific roles and responsibilities are as follows

Roles and Responsibilities:

Programme Management

  • Regional Manager will assist the intervention staff in analyzing the gaps and needs in programmes and guide the CBO to address these gaps.
  • Regional Manager is responsible for the programme performance and achievement of project outcomes in the program districts
  • Regional Manager will provide guidance and mentoring support to other team members  to ensure that the Samvedana Plus interventions are being  implemented as per the proposals.
  • Regional Manager will support other intervention staff members towards improving the quality of programs and based on the evidence gathered from the field.
  • Regional Manager will monitor the project performance periodically through desk reviews of monthly/quarterly reports and field visits, identify gaps and provide constant feedback to the other team members on program quality issues and gaps and assist the Director to develop plans to address these identified gaps.
  • Regional Manager should ensure that all elements of the programme(assessments, outreach, services, mobilization, monitoring and evaluation) are integrated well in the project implementation.
  • Regional Manager  shouldalso coordinate with different units within KHPT like Communication, Training, M&E, Advocacy and Finance to ensure that programmatic needs of the CBO partner is met. She would have to communicate the field requirements and needs of the CBOs to these thematic units and ensure that technical support is provided on time.
  • The CBos would be provided basic training on MIS and   the Regional Manager will provide hands on support to CBOs in  filling up MIS and utilizing the information at their level.  The Regional Manager will help CBos in developing internal monitoring systems so that the programme can be monitored at the level of field staff.  All CBO reports would be submitted to the Regional manager and regional manager  would review the monthly  reports (programme and financial) and send their recommendations to concerned who is consolidating the reports
  • Regional Manager would help the CBOs to develop annual proposal and budget. Any change in the final proposals and the budgets would be communicated through the RM.

Technical Support and Capacity Building

  • Along with taking the responsibility of Regional Manager she will continuously provide technical support to the CBO team members to improve their ability to make programme implementation effective and efficient. She also some time need to train the CBO staff in program management aspects.

Advocacy and Networking

  • The Regional Manager is responsible for building strong linkages with the NGOs and CBOs working for the cause of reduction of partner violence in the district. The Regional Manager will assist CBO in building networks and linkages with other government and non-government organizations in the districts in connection with achieving the required results.

Knowledge Sharing

  • Regional Manager will create forums within the district to share interesting and new programme related knowledge. Regional Manager will share good practices within the program and also outside by using knowledge sharing forums like newsletter, websites, webinars etc.

Research

  • Regional Manager should coordinate the research related activities like quantitative and qualitative surveys being conducted in the program districts and targeted population. Regional Manager is also expected to contribute for the analysis of these different surveys.

The responsibilities listed above are an illustrative list and not an exhaustive list. Additional responsibilities may be added from time to time depending on organizational requirements

Qualification and experience

  • Post Graduate in Social Work / Social Sciences or any equivalent health or development post-graduation degeee.
  • Minimum of five-seven (5-7) years’of relevant progressive experience and project management experience and experience in leading a team is desirable. 
  • Experience working with community based organizations of vulnerable populations is desired.
  • In depth understanding of issues surrounding violence on women and empowerment is desired;
  • Strategic thinking and expertise in gender analysis, knowledge in programming in support of women’s political and economic empowerment, gender justice and human rights;
  • The position involves travel within the district and based in North Karnataka District
  • Fluency in written and spoken English local language (Kannada) is a must
  • Preference will be given to women candidates

Reporting:
The Regional Manager will be reporting to Program Director, Northern Karnataka.

Salary:
The salary for the position is in the range of Rs.43,200/- to Rs. 54,000/per month - which will be fixed based on qualification, overall experience, relevant experience, interview performance etc.,

How to Apply

The above position involves travel and preferences will be given to women candidates & candidates who have work experience with /Govt / Development sectors working in therelevant field.

KHPT provides safe working environment for all its employees; follows the principle of equal opportunity and encourages women candidates / physically challenged with required skills and willing to travel can apply for the position(s).

Candidates for this project who are sensitive towards child protection and have experience working with children would be preferred.

Interested candidates please apply using the prescribed KHPT ‘Application Format’ and email it tojobs@khpt.org latest by 26th January, 2015. Candidates can visit www.khpt.org to download the Application Format

Please note that applications which are not in the prescribed KHPT Application Format will not be considered for shortlistingand only shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.

HR DEPARTMENT

Karnataka Health Promotion Trust
IT Park, # 1-4, 5th Floor, Rajajinagar Industrial Area,
Behind KSSIDC Administrative Office,
Rajajinagar, Bangalore- 560044

Visit: www.khpt.org for more details