Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  3rd July 2024

Position Code :           PHFI-PRMA-2449

Position Title  :           Program Manager

No. of Positions          :        01

Location          :        Delhi/NCR

Duration of Position     :        01 Year or co-terminus with the project, whichever is earlier       

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

The Training Division at PHFI, is involved in building capacity of healthcare professionals in various disciplines in India and abroad. The division is currently implementing 30 capacity building Programs with the objective of upgrading knowledge, skills and core competencies of doctors and healthcare professionals. The Capacity Building Courses are being conducted in over 600 centers across 121 cities in 28 states and UTs. Till date, a network of over 39,000 healthcare professionals have been trained with a completion rate of over 90%. Training Division is also working with 12 State Governments who have adopted these initiatives for training of their medical officers and Healthcare professionals. In addition, the training division works with diverse stakeholders to develop need based training programs for in-service personnel, employing innovative methodologies such as digital content, onsite mentoring etc. for healthcare professionals in public and private sectors.


Program Manager Major duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking need assessment for training in clinical and public health domains including desk and field research.
  • Develop proposals, concept note, frameworks for newly identified training areas. This includes developing proposals as per the terms of reference provided by the funding agencies.
  • Contribute in development of draft curriculum with support from subject matter experts and clinical specialists.
  • Support experts in creating, compiling, collating and updating training content.
  • Undertake program planning, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Organize and manage training workshops, weekly /monthly sessions etc.
  • Ensure quality of training delivered at multiple centers as per the predefined protocols and standards.
  • Liaise and coordinate with funding partners, eminent National Experts, Regional Faculty and Partner Institutions for smooth and timely implementation of programs.
  • Play an integral Role in organizing and managing resource intensive National and Regional Level Meetings; this involves human resource and logistical issues.
  • Supervise the work of professional and technical staff involved in implementation of programs.
  • Oversee the overall implementation and operations of the program
  • Assume responsibility for all program related activities including data collection and analysis, program evaluation and program delivery modification
  • Prepare strategic documents, reports; create/deliver presentations to various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Attend and participate in stakeholders meetings, and other meetings as needed.
  • Prepare budgets and monitor program expenditure
  • Coordinate with the team for the accomplishment of the relevant program activities towards achieving expected results in accordance with the program’s objectives.
  • Create and maintain a positive, supportive and team focused work environment within the team and the organization
  • Maintaining the track records of the project/programs.      

Stakeholder Management:

  • Develop and maintain positive professional relationships with key stakeholders and other key agencies and donors as required.
  • Supervise the work of professional and technical staff involved in managing training programs, exercise substantial authority and discretion in the supervision of staff.
  • Documentation of all project related activities, presentations with donors, partners and other stakeholders.
  • Converse with, write strategic documents for, and create/deliver presentations/report to various internal and external stakeholders. Lead discussions with senior leaders and external partners in ways that support strategic planning and decision-making and seek a consensus with the stakeholders.
  • Travel as required.
  • Any other work assigned by the Supervisor or Project Director.



  • Graduate in Medicine, Dental/AYUSH/Nursing/Allied Health/related fields with Postgraduate degree in Public Health.



  • 8 years with minimum 6 years of experience in public health program               


  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer proficiency with commonly used software such as Microsoft Office, SPSS                                                                           
  • Project Management skills
  • Documentation and report writing skills
  • Experience in managing projects with capacity building component

Please note that Annual Salary (CTC) 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/cBdDu36CQw . Please mention the exact Position Code (PHFI-PRMA-2449) in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications:  26 June 2024.


  • 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!

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