Recruitment of Program Coordinator at SNEHA

Closing Date- 1st October, 2019

About the Organization
SNEHA is a non-profit organisation that works with women, children and public health and safety systems. Their innovative work in urban informal settlements aims to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity, child malnutrition and gender-based violence.

Program Coordinator

Name of the Program
Maternal and Newborn Health Program

About the Program
Maternal & New Born Health Program – Building Bridges: SNEHA’s Maternal and Newborn Health Program works in partnership with Public health system and vulnerable communities towards strengthening primary healthcare and establishing inter and intra referral linkages to ensure better outcomes for pregnant mothers and newborns. The main purpose is to impact Maternal and Child health indicators in urban slums.

Purpose of the Role
The Program Coordinator is expected to oversee implementation of planned activities in assigned municipal corporations. The role also expects building strong rapport with the administrative officers and the health care providers for better cooperation and support in implementing the interventions. Creating high level advocacy documents such as policy paper, presentations and manuals. He/She is expected to build the teams capacity in planning and implementing the program objectives and deliverables.

Duties & Responsibilities
Networking and partnership

  1. Strengthening Partnership with different Municipal Corporation officials at various levels through meetings, interactions and continuous follow ups
  2. Preparing plan of implementation with the Stakeholders

Monitoring and supervision

  1. Executing and monitoring the project plan
  2. Monitoring the work plans and deliverables of program officers on daily basis
  3. Monitoring the performance of Program Officers and Community Organizers through periodic field visits and observations
  4. Conducting timely appraisals of the subordinate staff members
  5. Conducting monthly review/feedback meetings with the field team

Capacity building of team and health care providers

  1. Organizing and conducting training programs for various levels of health care providers and ensuring the availability of skill trainers
  2. Strengthening and establishing the regional maternity referral links and co-ordinating the periodic regional referral meetings
  3. Ensuring the timely and coordinated intervention on issues raised in the referral meetings
  4. Capacity building of the Program Officers and Community Organizers

Documentation and reporting

  1. Documenting project events and meetings
  2. Periodic collation of data and writing reports
  3. Participate in senior management team meetings
  4. Working on tasks assigned by the senior management
  5. Working within the framework of the organization’s policy.
  6. Working in other related aspects of the project as and when required
  7. Supporting the Associate Program Director to implement, monitor and evaluate strategic plans and systems
  8. Presenting information, analysis and stories about the projects and partners to different audiences, including funders
  9. Handling finances and administrative responsibilities

Educational Qualification & Experience

  1. Masters in Social Work with minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in social field and preferably with health system and community.
  2. Ability to work in coordination with a large team
  3. Ability to understand data and data analysis
  4. Good knowledge and work experience of Excel, Power point and essential computer skills
  5. Excellent rapport building and interpersonal communication skills
  6. Ability to interact with the people of different positions and skill sets for positive outcomes
  7. Multi-tasking and quick turnaround time
  8. Ability to work in demanding environment
  9. Leadership and team management skills/team player
  10. Strong implementation and problem solving skills
  11. Managing collaboration/partnerships and net works
  12. Team dynamic management skills
  13. Understanding of work ethics and values
  14. Command on language written and spoken English
  15. Knowledge of local languages: Hindi and Marathi prefer
  16. Willingness to travel within Mumbai and MMRDA

Desirable Qualification

  1. Familiarity with government systems, departments and informal settlements in Mumbai
  2. Experience of working with system and community
  3. Negotiation skills
  4. Patience to work with system

Skills and Competencies

  1. Proficient in reading, writing and speaking Hindi and Marathi,
  2. Preferably with a working knowledge of English
  3. Willingness to travel within Mumbai for fieldwork, with familiarity of the cultural and linguistic diversity in Mumbai
  4. Ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines, and independently as well as in a team
  5. Possess excellent communication, observation and listening skills
  6. Interested in gender related issue specially violence and to learn various data collection methods.
  7. Possess skills in using Smart-phone or electronic Tabs either in Hindi and/or English, and openness to learn other computer skills required for the project.
  8. Candidate must be willing to travel within informal settlement areas of Mumbai

How to apply
Interested candidates can send their resume with cover letter by date via email on OR  with the subject line: PROGRAM COORDINATOR-MNH

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