Roles and Responsibilities
National Health Authority (NHA)is the apex body responsible for implementing India’s flagship public health insurance/assurance scheme called “Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana” & has been entrusted with the role of designing strategy, building technological infrastructure and implementation of “National Digital Health Mission” to create a National Digital Health Eco-system.
AboutAyushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri-Jan Arogya Yojana(AB PM-JAY):
The Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri-Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) aims to to achieve the vision of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This initiative has been designed to meet Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its underlining commitment, which is to "leave no one behind."
PM-JAY was announced by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 23rd September, 2018. It is currently being implemented in 36 States/UT’s.
Candidates may find more details at:https://pmjay.gov.in
Role:Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Expert (Research)
Qualification & Experience:
Masters in health economics, statistics, development economics, public health population studies or any other relevant field with strong background in research methods.
PhD in any of above/relevant fields will be preferred.
At least 7-8 years of relevant professional work experience, showing at least 2 years involvement with health/social data monitoring and involvement in conducting and managing evaluation and research projects and programmes.
Good understanding of the technical methods employed in R &E efforts, such as the overall design, sampling approaches, sample size calculation and data collection approaches (e.g. reliability, internal/external validity, bias).
Knowledge of writing quality research papers , concept notes, terms of reference protocols, inception and final reports.
Proficient computer literacy, specifically advanced Excel and Word and Statistical Softwares (SPSS /STATA/R )
Contribute to producing high quality and varied research outputs for a range of audiences including analysis, report and presentations
Establish quality research processes. This includes monitoring research quality assurance processes through standard operating procedures, checklists, and guidance documents.
Contribute to identifying and synthesizing good practices and lessons learned for M&E, research, and program implementation into the scheme.
Work on establishing research partnerships with renowned research institutions.
Capacity building of the team as well as training across divisions on research study conduction.
Promote culture of quality research at NHA
Support and assist in any other activities work assigned by the leadership.
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry:IT Services & Consulting
Employment Type:Full Time, Temporary/Contractual
PG:M.A in Economics,MS/M.Sc(Science) in Statistics
NISG (National Institute for Smart Government)