Facilitate stakeholder engagement across government agencies and state and central levels in the design, implementation and improvement of the State initiated scheme and AB-PMJAY reform.
Support on data analytics, health technology assessment (HTA), clinical protocols/guidelines and other reforms to improve service delivery and providing continuity so that best practices and skills are shared and institutionalized within government.
Work with NHA and WHO to identify and address hurdles to success with evidence based innovative approaches for strategic purchasing for health in publicly subsidized health insurance.
Facilitate the conceptualization, conduct and dissemination of implementation research for PMJAY at central and state levels.
Promote the use of evidence to identify gaps in implementation, improving service coverage and adjusting pricing, payment mechanisms and packages.
Any other activities deemed necessary by the consultant s supervisors.
The consultant will be responsible for:
Quarterly activity report on progress of work plan.
Technical products of which:
Policy or advisory briefs to inform NHA on AB-PMJAY related policy and strategy questions.
Final reports of technical support provided to states including but not limited to Chhattisgarh, Assam and others as need may arise.
End of consultancy report on key deliverables with recommendations for further action
He will report on a regular basis to Team Leader-Health Systems in WCO India and work in collaboration with the technical Officer Health Financing-UHC and the broader team/WHO India supported by HSD/SEARO. He will participate in internal HS team meetings.
Essential educational qualifications : University degree in medicine from a recognized university (M.B.B.S.)
Desirable: Post graduate degree in Health Economics OR Public Health
Essential relevant experience
At least five years of demonstrable experience in Health financing and health insurance in India at the Central or State Level.
Demonstrable experience with health economics analyses and Monitoring and evaluation.
Essential: Excellent knowledge English/Hindi/other local language (Assamese, Tamil, etc.).
Working experience with intergovernmental agencies at the national and state level will be an advantage.
Good written and communication skills
Place of assignment
New Delhi, India.
The selected consultant will be expected to provide a medical certificate of fitness for work.
This consultancy will require travel to state level sometimes but will mainly be located at the central level in the National Health Authority.
Supervision and Remuneration
The consultant will report to Team Lead HSS, WHO country office, India CO and the remuneration has been calculated for NOB grade equivalent, i.e. . Payments will be made at a monthly basis upon submission of monthly activity report.
The deadline for applications is 08th June 2020
Only candidates whose files are selected will be contacted.
A written test can be used as a form of selection.
If your application is selected for an interview, you must provide a scanned copy of the diploma (s) / certificate (s) required for
this position in advance. WHO only considers advanced degrees obtained from an accredited / recognized institution in the
World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / Organization
of the United Nations for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO). The list is accessible via the link: http://www.whed.net/.
Certain professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require an individual examination.
WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or tobacco users of any form.
This is a post of administrator recruited at the national level. Consequently, only applications from nationals of the country will
Industry TypeGovernment, Defence
Functional AreaIT Software – Application Programming, Maintenance
Employment TypeFull Time, Permanent
Role CategoryProgramming & Design
UG :Any Graduate in Any Specialization
PG :Post Graduation Not Required
EconomicsHealth insuranceStakeholder EngagementConceptualizationHealthcareConsultancyHTTPTechnical supportMonitoringPublic health