Management Information Systems (MIS) Consultant
Pragati Development Consulting Services Limited (PDCSL)
Location: Department of Women and Child Development, Gandhinagar
Last Date: September 16, 2011
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Development Consulting Services Limited (PDCSL) is a consulting firm and
100% subsidiary of IMaCS. IMaCS is a consulting firm with more than 15
years of experience in executing consulting assignments across diverse
sectors in India and overseas. PDCSL has been engaged by an UN Agency to
provide Technical financial and human resource support to various
programmes and operation in Gujarat. In this regard, PDCSL invites
applications from qualified candidates for the position of Management
Information Systems (MIS) Consultant to provide support to Department
of Women and Child Development in improving the management information
system of the programme at State and District level.
software development initiatives of State for improving program
monitoring in coordination with ICDS staff, Nutrition consultant, NIC,
BISAG, including data validation.
management of data base on different indicators like high burden
districts/blocks, socially excluded groups/habitations, hard to reach
areas, poor coverage of services etc.
data analysis & its utilization for further improving the quality of ICDS
service delivery in coordination with Nutrition Consultant.
data analysis & its utilization for further improving the quality of TSC
facilities in AWCs in coordination with WASH Consultant.
computer based MIS for AWTC/ MLTC in coordination with Capacity Building
trainings of AWTC/MLTC instructors in the use of the software.
development of a web enabled MIS to monitor the utilization of ICDS
services in AWCs and test it in one district.
trainings of District and Block Level officials (ICDS) in the use of the
software – data entry and monitoring of utilization of services.
monthly reports, and share collated data to be used in periodic
state-level reviews of ICDS on nutrition status of
children/mothers/adolescent girls and program performance.
updating of the DWCD website in coordination with IEC Consultant.
trainings of district/block/field functionaries on critical Child
Nutrition interventions (growth promotion activities, IYCF, micronutrient
supplementation and implementation of new WHO Growth standards) with a
special focus on social inclusion in 12 Tribal districts and monitor 8-10
AWCs each month and offer supportive supervision with a special focus on
best practices and lessons learned.
Qualification and Experience:
Degree in Population Sciences/Statistics/Nutrition/Social
Sciences/Social Work/Public Health
of field surveys, statistics packages, data analysis, interpretation,
Involvement in software development, desirable.
Knowledge of Gujarati (verbal and written), will be
experience in working with government programmes - ICDS and NRHM
Proficiency in using MS- Office.
Duration and Appointment:
Initially for one year, but renewable. The consultant will
be based at Gandhinagar with Department of Women and Child Development,
Government of Gujarat. The professional fee is Rs
50,000 per month and additional
support costs for travel, communications, insurance and contingencies.
Interested candidate may download prescribed
application form as CV Format and email duly filled application
by or before
16th September, 2011. Last date of receiving application is 16th
September 2011. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. QUALIFIED
WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.