Senior Manager/ Manager - Health

Senior Manager/ Manager - Health

Organization: Swades Foundation

Apply By: 11 Mar 2019

Location: Mumbai(Maharashtra)



Job Description: Senior Manager/ Manager - Health

Reporting to: Director – Health & Education      

Purpose/ Role:                                

  • Assist Director in developing overall Health sector program.
  • Motivate & build health team on the field for effective & result based program.
  • Oversee implementation field operations/projects, guide field staff, and manage stakeholders, coordinate/liaison with block level stakeholders.
  • Overall coordination in fund utilization, cash forecasts progress, stakeholders management, linkages & impact monitoring.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Project Planning & Management

  • Develop & finalization of GP wise project plans in consultation with Director Heath & Education.
  • Prepare monthly cash flow requirement based on implementation plans.
  • In collaboration with Director – Health & Education and M&E, General Manager, establish systems for tracking progress, indicators & deliverables according to agreed work-plans and prepare program report to ensure state, donor and headquarter reporting needs are met.
  • Review & monitor project progress and give direction to Health team.
  • Assist Director-Health & Education in assessing field based challenges, opportunities threats in context with Swedes project interventions.
  • Develop field monitoring plans for Health Coordinators in consultant with Director – Health & Education.
  • Overall coordination with Health team.
  • Preparation of monthly plans & review.
  • Maintain project wise progress reports.

2. Networking & Representation.

  • Represent Swades to liaison with key stakeholders at District/block level (Govt., Pvt. Sector)
  • Coordinator with all verticals.

3. Capacity Building.

  • Assist Director Program in recruitment process & filed based staff induction programs.
  • Co-ordinate exposure visits for Health team members to appropriate projects related to Swades programs

4. Team Building

  • Motivate & build health team for effective & result based programs.

Key Challenges

  • Consistent, accurate & timely reporting from field team.
  • Timely material procurement, fund flow and plan approvals.
  • Community responses to set up and sustain the kiosk.



Keen interest and experience in the development sector with specific emphasis on community based public health programming.

Education Qualification.

  • Graduate in medical science
  • Master’s in Public Health or MBBS
  • Social Sciences/Health Administration/Health Management

Functional Skills              

  • Excellent analytical, Management & leadership quality.
  • Computer skills especially MS Office.
  • Time management and multi-tasking skills, there will be fairly demanding timelines with multiple deliverables.
  • Community & Govt. official management skills.
  • Very good written & spoken English to support proposal writing.
  • Proficiency in writing technical & programmatic documents such as a training materials and reports.
  • Understanding of local language       (Marathi) would be desirable.

Additional Skills              

  • Basics of Healthcare services- public and private, patient’s needs.
  • Relevant issues and undertaking about Community Health/Public Health management at community level.
  • Familiarity with Indian health system, key stakeholders and relevant government policies/ strategies particularly National Rural Health Mission
  • Technical knowledge of relevant health intervention.
  • Good communication skills to interact with NGO partners, Marginalized groups, government and other stakeholders.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 30-40% of his/her time.

Relevant Experience (No’s of years)      

 8 to 10 years of overall experience working with government NGO/INGO on MNCH/ Non communicable disease programs, at least three years of experience managing a team independently.

Age Range  34-45 years. 

How to apply

Interested candidates may send their resumes to sonam.more@swadesfoundation.org. Please mention the Job Title in the Subject Line.





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