The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) India,
is an independent humanitarian and development agency, engaging in
sustainable development and disaster response programs for economically
deprived and socially marginalized people in India. ADRA India is a part
of the ADRA global network (www.adra.org),
of humanitarian and development organisation. ADRA’s nine global impact
areas include Livelihood, agriculture, Child welfare, Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene, Community Health, Disaster Response, Economic Growth,
Hunger & Nutrition, Social Justice and Gender Equity. ADRA India has
developed its expertise within this framework under the thematic areas
of humanitarian response and protection, empowered communities, health
and nutrition, and their various subsectors and country-specific
Position: Manager – Health
Reports to: Programs Director
Location: Country Office, Gurgaon
Contract Type:Annually Renewed
Joining Date: Immediately
The Manager – Healthwill
provide technical leadership and oversight on ADRA India’s Health
Programs, Research and M&E strategies and activities. This will
include research & analysis; producing reports and visual
representations; provision of technical advice; presenting and sharing
learnings, conducting Programme Management and Business Development.
The Manager – Healthwill
also be responsible for steering the ADRA health program and oversee
and lead the institutional development of ADRA India in health sector.
The Manager – Health reports to Programs Director, ADRA India and is responsible for the following:
Program Development and Management:
Direct the ADRA India Health program by looking into opportunities for various funding in the health sector.
Ensure that the health Programme are implemented on ground as per the donor’s project approval processes
Coordinate and link with partners, donors, and stakeholders as well as with ADRA network
Lead policy dialogue, knowledge exchange and promote operational research and networking.
Programmatic Coordination and Oversight of health programmes
Take lead in the proposal development processes when required and manage projects/ grants.
and contributes within the ADRA India team structure that guides the
formulation and development of the ADRA India program strategy and
related project portfolio.
Take lead in establishing accountability mechanism and ensure Quality control across all the projects.
with Prospect Research to produce sufficient number and quality of
prospects; to produce extensive institutional donor profiles; target
appropriate ask amounts; and prioritize and evaluate prospects for
corporate, foundation, and government grants.
and prioritize projects and proposals: meet and work with staff to
elicit projects and programs that need support; manage monthly meetings
to vet projects and programs and set priorities for funding.
and foster relationships with institutional funders: find personal
connections with staff, board, trustees, volunteers & donors that
will ensure the attention of institutional funders.
Write or supervise writing of all proposals, budgets, reports, and other ancillary materials.
existing grants by: tracking grants; developing internal reporting
systems; writing reports; maintaining excellent historical records;
working with staff to ensure each project or program is meeting proposal
conditions and expectations.
Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Research:
ADRA India Programs monitoring, evaluation, and learning strategies and activities.
Develop and strengthen monitoring and evaluation procedures and build the capacity of the team.
Promote operational research initiatives and link with Government, NGO and Civil Society research networks
Develop, monitors, manages, and evaluates research projects / pilots
Conduct analysis of program data and respond to program data-related requests from the Management.
strategize, conceptualize, design, develop, implement, and continuously
improve monitoring and evaluation frameworks and systems.
Manage monitoring and evaluation and learning frameworks that are tailored to specific initiatives and program models.
Provide ongoing training and support to project staff to maintain consistent monitoring tools and indicators.
Supports the project team in coming up with annual, quarterly, and monthly work plans.
the Development of M&E plan/framework/system for each project in
coordination with teams and support in developing survey related tools
and methodology and epidemiological analysis.
in preparing reports, documentation and archiving and managing M&E
Data records. Manage the Documentation and Filing system for Programs.
Undertake Field monitoring for project assessments, surveys, coordinating with all relevant stakeholders
Programs team in developing and writing high quality research papers
for publication in reputed National and International journals.
Programmatic coordination and implementation
Ensure timely activities are completed as per project plan.
Coordinate with state project managers for smooth running of the project.
Work with Field M&E staff for data validation exercise and improving the data quality.
Timely submission of reports to donor.
Prepare and review reporting deliverables and manage a communication with field staff, partners.
Identify potential calls
Keep track of potential calls for proposals.
Identify donors that may be interested in funding opportunities.
Ideate on innovative ideas for developing quality concept note and proposals.
Liaison with Health sector
Liaison with Government officials, private sector for project generation.
Engage and coordinate with collaborative partnership with Government, NGO and civil society research network.
Represent ADRA India with various partners, stakeholders, and various partnerships.
Actively network with all staff to ensure consistency of message and alignment of operations
Financials oversight of health programs
Ensure financial and contractual compliance of health project
Ensure that the project completes the activities as per estimated budget and oversee organization financial performance.
Align goals and long-term forecasting for cash flow and expenditure
Communication and advocacy
Communicate regularly with staff to ensure consistency of message and alignment of operations
Seek opportunity to highlight ADRA India, health initiative at different forum.
Actively engage with relevant sector and county specific or regional networks and bodies to represent ADRA.
Project HR Management
consultation with Programs Director work with Human Resource Manager
for Project staff recruitment with appropriate skills to meet the
with HR Manager and ensure Project staff have relevant and up-to date
job description with clear job responsibilities.
project team members performance and provide feedback and appraisal to
the Programs Director and HR Manager in order to maximise efficiency.
Mentor and motivate project team members to ensure positive work environment.
Plan capacity building of project team members and offer appropriate support and supervision.
ADRA, we are committed to Safeguarding and Protection of the
communities, staff and other people we work with. We will do everything
possible to ensure that only those who can promote a working environment
free from abuse or harm to anyone that works with or comes into contact
with ADRA are recruited. This post is subjected to a range of vetting
checks, including a criminal records disclosure. Background and
Reference checks will be conducted, and ethics is part of the regular
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisors.
Working with People
respect for the views and contributions of other team members; shows
empathy and compassion, listens, supports, and cares for others;
consults others and shares information and expertise with them and
builds team spirit and reconciles conflict; adapts to the team and fits
Relating and Networking
good relationships with individuals both internally and externally;
relates well to people at all levels; builds wide and effective networks
Presenting and Communicating
Speaks clearly and fluently; expresses opinions, information, and key points of an argument clearly.
Planning and Organizing
clearly defined objectives; plans activities and projects well in
advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; identifies
and organizes resources needed to accomplish tasks; manages time
effectively; monitors performance against deadlines and milestones.
How to apply?
Please apply electronically, quoting job title on the subject line, and attaching a covering letter (include your last salary drawn) and your CV (with at least two contactable references) to Email Address: - firstname.lastname@example.org by October 20, 2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Incomplete applications will not be considered for the review.
ADRA India is a tobacco and alcohol free organization.A competitive package is available for the right candidate. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.