Note: Those who have already applied for this position with Reach India Trust, are requested not to apply again.
About Reach India Trust
India started its journey as a training and capacity building
organization in the year 2006. The organization has its head office in
Kolkata and registered under Indian Trust act 1882. Over the years, we
have developed our core expertise in training and capacity building
processes and along with that have developed a comprehensive package of
trainings, implementation and technical support. Reach’s core expertise
reside in population health subjects including reproductive sexual
health, rights, maternal and child health, nutrition, gender education,
sanitation and WASH. This core is linked to other thematic areas such as
Health livelihoods, financial education and skill building/vocational
skills, as we foresee, to impart knowledge, life skills and also
facilitate employment and market linkages for the young women,
adolescent girls and youth.
About the YUVAA Project:
(Youth Voices for Agency and Access) Project is a flagship project of
Pathfinder International since 2018 is aiming at reaching 1.2 million
young married couples and first-time parents. The overall goal of the
project is to scale approaches to increase modern contraceptive use
among young married couples and first-time parents (currently married
women aged 15-24 year and their husbands) in 10 districts in Bihar
(Patna, Gaya, Nalanda, Vaishali and Muzaffarpur) and Maharashtra
(Satara, Sangli, Solapur, Kolhapur and Ahmednagar), India. Dharma Life
is implementing the project with the help of Yuvaa corps at the ground.
Reach India trust is going to provide project monitoring and supply side
intervention support by linking private providers in the project.
Through this programmatic support Reach India will to achieve the
following main project outcomes.
Increased uptake of modern contraception among married couples and
first-time parents (currently married women aged 15-24 year and their
husbands) in YUVAA-supported districts in Bihar and Maharashtra 2. The potential is increased for the scale-up and sustainability of YUVAA innovations To
achieve the above outcomes, the contractor will conduct activities and
deliver responsibilities under the given intermediate outcomes as
follows; 1. Increased access to youth-friendly FP counselling and use of reversible contraceptives (SARCs and LARCs) 2.
Informed and empowered decision-making amongst Target Group (TG)on
family planning and Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy (HTSP) 3.
Favourable shift in perceived gender and social norms related to HTSP
and contraceptive use amongst young married couples and first-time
Position: MEL Officer
Number of post: 1 (One)
Master‘s degree in Biostatistics/epidemiology, Demography/population
sciences/Social Sciences, or related field. Ph. D is preferred. • 4-5 years related experience, including work in project monitoring at field level and routine evaluation of project outcomes •
Must have experience in the development research tools and monitoring
of health service protocols, training programs, and monitoring quality
in resource-limited environments. • Must have experience of digital data collection, validation and analysis at field level and feedback mechanism.
Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:
Software Applications: Foundational knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint,
Word and Outlook., SPSS / Strata. Knowledge/experience on use of DHIS 2
data visualization is preferable. • Languages: Proven writing and speaking skills using local languages (Marathi) and English language •
Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health: Commitment to family
planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health
services, and eradication of harmful traditional practices • Confidentiality: Ability to maintain confidentiality on work related matters and data.
Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a
member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented and consistently
accurate, ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-paced
environment, and ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and
procedures and adapt local practices to global standards. • Matrix Management: Ability to thrive in a matrix organization and time management. •
Relationship Management: Ability to build and maintain good
relationships with the team, staffs, stakeholders, donors and partners.
Conduct field visits to project area, build capacity of field teams on
project MIS and provide hand holding support to the field teams in
quality data collection, data reporting and district level data analysis
to prepare district reports. 2. Monitor all project related activities and associated data 3.
Conduct periodic data analysis with State Program Manager and generate
state level reports, presentations as per the monitoring plan 4. Provide inputs/feedback to different field teams/district teams based on monthly and quarterly data analysis 5.
Conduct observation visits, small scale quantitative surveys,
qualitative interviews, collect and share field insights in state level
reviews 6. Support, supervise and provide quality assurance on surveys conducted in the project area. 7. Develop understanding and enable regular review of DL One data by District teams of project. 8. Undertake need based capacity building during supportive supervision visits and meetings. 9. Coordinate with consortium partners to ensure smooth functioning of MIS 10.
Coordinate different sources of information including online data
systems based on DHIS-2 platform for the project, ensure smooth
functioning of the MIS of the project. 11. Conduct follow-up visits
to the various private and public facilities providing referral services
under the project, ensure proper reporting of the referral data 12.
Provide monitoring oversight and supportive supervision to private
provider referral linkage system and ensure quality & smooth flow of
data including a functional feedback loop. 13. Engage with Government officials for access, analysis and sharing of FP services data from public health system. 14.
Prepare and share success stories, case studies, and blogs and
dissemination materials at periodic intervals in coordination with
project teams. 15. Seek necessary support from technical experts/
leads from PI Country office for effective implementation of YUVAA
project deliverables. 16. Support State Program Manager to ensure
smooth functioning of project MIS and fulfill project MEL requirements
at state level. 17. Participate in various internal and external
review meetings, forums to disseminate on YUVAA project. Any other task
as assigned by the Director, Research and MEL (Supervisor) and the State
Program Manager as per project/organizational need.
Salary: Upto INR 10.8 Lacs/ annum based on the current or last drawn salary
How to apply:
candidates may apply through email at email@example.com within 15 days
from the day of advertisement. The candidates must provide:
• Subject Line: Position applied for followed by State and district • Updated Curriculum Vitae/Bio-data • At least three references of the current workplace from his supervisor/manager. •
Write a cover letter stating years of experience in Public health,
Years of experience in family planning and current CTC is a mandate
Upto INR 10.8 Lacs/ annum based on the current or last drawn salary