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SS-HSS-IHAT - Specialist/ Senior Specialist - Systems, India Health Action Trust, New Delhi
[NEW DELHI, DL, 1100..,  New Delhi,  India | Posted - 04/08/2023

1. POSITION VACANT: Specialist/ Senior Specialist - Systems, India Health Action Trust, New Delhi


India Health Action Trust (IHAT) works towards reducing inequities by developing comprehensive and sustainable programs to improve population health. Aligned with Sustainable Development Goals, IHAT works closely with the Government of India and state governments to achieve public health goals. IHAT’s work is focused in areas of prevention and control of HIV and Tuberculosis, in achieving significant improvements in Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, improved Nutrition among mothers and children and strengthening health systems.

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About The Program:

IHAT has set up multiple Technical Support Units (TSU) and an Innovation Hub to provide techno managerial assistance and coordinate with the Governments, Non-Government Agencies, Academic Institutions and Communities.


Reporting to the Managing Trustee, the Specialist/Senior Specialist - Systems will be responsible for landscaping the health systems of various new geographies/states where IHAT wants to develop a point of view on Health Systems Strengthening (HSS). The specialist will also be responsible for working closely with national and state-level partners of IHAT such as NHSRC, ADB amongst others.

Key Deliverables:

(A) Developing a point of view on Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) support which IHAT can provide to state governments on at least the following components of HSS:
(1) Human Resource for Health (HRH);
(2) Supply chain/ logistics processes;
(3) Digital Health;
(4) Government data systems;
(5) PPP/ Contract Management;
(6) Budgeting/ planning processes;
(7) Payments/ Financing processes;
(8) Private sector strategy.

(B) Partner liaising and coordination – Lead IHAT’s coordination and provide support to HSS teams at various national and state level agencies, partners, and funders.
(1) Primary point person for coordination and liaising with partners for national level and state projects RMNCH, Infectious diseases, and national programs;
(2) Understand the requirements of key health partners within the scope of work of IHAT with respect to HSS;
(3) Assess the requirements of IHAT leadership required for smooth implementation of new projects;

(C) Support IHAT in creating a knowledge base for all HSS work and appropriate knowledge management of HSS knowledge products;

(D) Any other responsibilities given by the Managing Trustee.


Qualifications and Experience:
(1) MBA/ MPP/ MPA/ MPH/ MSW or a similar degree from a Tier 1 institute;
(2) Minimum three years of experience in Public Health, working directly or indirectly with government, or health partners, or funders;
(3) Candidates with at least 1 year of working experience in government health systems will be preferred.

Skills and Competencies:
(1) Knowledge of government systems;
(2) Proven ability to conceptualize, analyse, innovate, plan, and execute ideas;
(3) Strong background and work experience in Financial Management and Administration;
(4) Knowledge of government contract management;
(5) Deep understanding of govt./non-govt. recruitment processes;
(6) Demonstrates efficient decision making and problem-solving skills;
(7) Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
(8) Ability to function effectively as a team member;
(9) Fluency in English and knowledge of Hindi essential.


Gross compensation budgeted for the position is attractive. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.

6. LOCATION: New Delhi (The position requires extensive travel to project geographies)



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Eligible candidates interested in the position, are requested to apply by or before September 04, 2023.

To expedite the hiring process, we have commenced interviews with eligible candidates ahead of the application deadline. However, we encourage all interested applicants to submit their applications promptly to be considered for the position.