Senior Programme Officer (Open for Indian Nationals Only) needed

undpThe Governments of India and Norway have entered into a partnership to work together toward the attainment of the Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG 4) that aims to reduce child mortality worldwide. The objective of Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) is to provide catalytic support that would make a strategic and sustainable difference to the rapid scaling up of quality child health services under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in select states that contribute the highest number of child deaths. All activities undertaken under NIPI shall be directed towards fulfilling the goals and objectives of NRHM. NIPI new born project led by the Director is hosted by the United Nations Development Project (UNDP). NIPI new born project envisages strengthening of techno-managerial capacity and health systems in the States to accelerate child health activities under NRHM/RCH II.

Required Skills and Experience


  • MBBS with an advanced degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Health, Pediatrics, Health Policy & Management, Family Health, Socio-medical Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Education, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Educational Interventions in Health Care.


  • A minmum of five (5) years of professional work experience at the State/National level in policy-cum-programme development, monitoring & implementation of primary health care programmes including experience in field-based management and implementation of Newborn and child survival and development initiatives.


  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English is  required;
  • A good working knowledge of local language of the duty station will be an asset.

Location: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA

Application Deadline: 12-Jul-13

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