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Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  16 July 2024

Position Code :       PHFI-CNST-554

Position Title  :       Consultant-Program Manager

No. of Positions          :       1

Location          :       Gurugram

Duration of Position   :        01 Year (Further extendable based upon performance/requirement)

Brief on the Organization:

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health.  PHFI is headquartered in New Delhi with national presence through its constituent units of regional Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) and Centers of Applied Research in core public health themes. The Foundation, established in 2006 as a public private initiative, is governed by an independent board comprising of senior government officials, eminent Indian and International academic and leaders, civil society representatives and corporate leaders. For more information, please visit the website www.phfi.org.



Project Brief:

Public Health Foundation of India have signed MoU’s to be engaged as Strategic Partners committed to supporting greater environmental health in India through a series of projects.

This MOU is intended to serve as a framework for the next phase of our ongoing partnership at the program, management, fundraising, and governance levels.

HELP: The Health and Environment Leadership Platform (HELP) has more than 80 institutional members representing almost 8,000 hospitals. It is the India arm of Global Green and Healthy Hospitals, HCWH’s network that boasts nearly 1800 institutional members, representing 71,000 hospitals in 82 countries. GGHH runs a number of programs, including the Health Care Climate Challenge, the UNFCCC Race to Zero health care cohort, and Climate Impact Checkup (see Health Care Climate Action website) , a tool for health care facilities to measure their climate footprint.

Climate and Health Policy: As a MOHFW Centre for Excellence for Green, Climate Resilient Health Facilities, PHFI has helped the National Centre for Disease Control establish a dialogue with state governments on transitioning Indian health care to climate resilient, low-carbon models of care. HCWH has supported this effort with global analysis and technical expertise. Going forward there is significant opportunity to continue to build this work together and to support the Indian government in its efforts in this area both through NCDC, the MOHFW and other entities, particularly in light of the Indian G20 Presidency’s support for the G20 High Level Principles for Health Care Climate Action. In 2023 and beyond, PHFI and HCWH will work to deepen the strategy and activities intended to move government policy at the state and national levels, with a focus on assessing the carbon footprint of the health care sector and developing action plans to move the sector toward net zero and climate resilience.

International program engagement: PHFI has collaborated with HCWH and other partners to develop and implement program initiatives globally and in other countries. This has come through co-authoring reports, articles and papers, participating in international fora such as the UNFCCC negotiations, supporting and learning from partners in other countries, and helping shape the direction of the program work. This is a valuable contribution to the global network that we agree should continue.

Institutional strengthening: The technical expert will also be expected to help build a portfolio in the domain of environmental health and reflect a balance between national needs and the SDG priorities. This will also include work in core public health academic and research capabilities that are essential for delivering high-quality programmes and responding to the health needs of the country. The work will also include developing collaborations with agencies/ organizations/ institutions working in the domain of climate change and health. There will also be a role in supporting select technical activities of the national program on climate change and health.


Deliverables:

  • Lead the development of member engagement strategies for H.E.L.P and all H.E.LP initiatives, tools and resources. Collaborate with and support regional representatives and strategic partners on engagement strategies and their implementation to build membership breadth and depth across India
  • Convene the H.E.L.P Network meetings and roundtables. Maintain a database of H.E.L.P members. Develop and manage processes for gathering member feedback and conduct analyses and recommendations to inform future planning.
  • Attend global calls and the global membership team to effectively and efficiently administer the network.
  • Develop communications strategies and content, in collaboration with the network, to promote and engage members in the network broadly and in specific opportunities, initiatives and offerings. Manage the H.E.LP website, including its continued development, promotion, and engagement strategies.
  • Support the development and implementation of virtual communities of practice at global and regional level focused on priority programmatic areas such as climate. Training of Hospitals on various initiatives and tools.
  • Attend the global calls, convene project team meetings and prepare reports as mandated by the Project team.
  • Undertake research and implementation activities in Environmental Health with a programmatic approach. 
  • Working closely with the PHFI Project Team and with State Governments as per the mandate of the work plan.
  • Documentation of project activities and preparation of proposals, reports, technical reports, policy briefs, etc.
  • Travel as required.      
  • Any other task assigned by the PI/ Project Director and Supervisors.                                                                                                                           

Qualification:

Essential:

  • Masters in Environmental Sciences/ Masters in Public Health (Environmental Health)/ Masters in relevant field. 

Experience:

Essential:

  • Around 10 Years of experience in the same domain


Please note that consultancy fees will commensurate with available skills and fitment of the incumbent as per the selection process.  

Interested and eligible candidates may send their updated CV to recruit@phfi.org and fill the application form https://forms.office.com/r/aCAGxganFH . Please mention the exact Position Code (PHFI-CNST-554) in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  16 July 2024.

Remarks
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  • Candidates are requested to refer PHFI website for position description & process for applying. Please note only those applications will be considered which are received as per instruction written on PHFI website.
  • Candidates should have an excellent academic record, good communication skills, a commitment to high quality graduate / post-graduate education.
  • Mere eligibility will not entitle any candidate for being called for interview.
  • Persons employed in Government/Semi-Government Organization or Educational Institutions in India must apply through proper channel.
  • PHFI reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all available positions.
  • The requirements of minimum qualification and/or experience may be relaxed in the case of candidates with outstanding credentials.
  • No correspondence will be entertained from candidates regarding any delays, conduct & result of interview and reasons for not being called for interview.


PHFI reserves the sole right to alter/modify/cancel the entire selection process or the position or the vacancy or to disqualify any candidature at any stage of the selection process”.

Women are encouraged to apply!

Experience
10 years
Work Level
Mid-Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Salary
As per skills and competencies of the candidate
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)
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Industry
Public Health
Location
Gurgaon