Senior Consultant - IGMSY
Location: Shastri Bhawan, Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi
Last Date: July 24, 2011
Email: email@example.com (Reference:
is a consulting firm with more than 15 years of experience in executing
consulting assignments across diverse sectors in India and overseas.
IMaCS has been engaged by an UN Agency to provide Technical financial and
human resource support to various programmes and operation. In this
regard, IMaCS invites applications from qualified candidates for the
position of Senior Consultant - IGMSY to provide full time
technical assistance to the Ministry of Women and Child Development for
the implementation, monitoring and review of Indira Gandhi Matritva
Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY) scheme in 52 districts across the country.
Compile national and global evidence on conditional cash
transfers and provide technical recommendations to strengthen IGMSY.
Support the Ministry in enhancing the visibility of the
scheme by supporting the design of various products to enhance awareness
generation of the scheme. Also support the Ministry in implementing the
awareness generation activities at the State and National level.
Provide support to the States WCD and Health departments
to strengthen convergence for effective implementation, support training
of ICDS and Health workers and monitor progress in IGMSY.
Assist in compilation of IGMSY monitoring reports to
facilitate review of the scheme.
Support the development of concurrent evaluation mechanism
for reviewing and assessing the scheme’s effectiveness.
Support the Ministry developing a position paper(s),
policy inputs for 12th Five year plan on IGMSY.
Support MWCD and UN Agency to document and disseminate
progress, lessons learned, and good practices in implementing the IGMSY
Assist the MWCD and State WCD departments in any other
activities concerning the implementation of the scheme.
Qualification and Experience:
(preferably Ph.D.) in Public Policy/ Economics/ Public Health/ Nutrition
/ or any other related field
experience in project management and programme evaluation, preferably
related to health and nutrition
maternal and child health and nutrition policies/ programmes/guidelines
proficiency with familiarity with data management and use of statistical
packages e.g. Excel and STATA/ SPSS.
documentation skills, with a minimum of 3 papers published in peer
experience of working in government settings (National or State level)
communication skills in English and Hindi
Duration and Appointment:
Initially for one year, but renewable. Place of Posting is
Shastri Bhawan, Ministry of Women and Child Development with frequent
travel to the states/ districts. The professional fee is Rs 80,000 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 format to
firstname.lastname@example.org by or before 24th July, 2011.
Last date of receiving application is 24th July 2011. Please
mention Senior Consultant - IGMSY in subject line of your email.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified. QUALIFIED WOMEN ARE
ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.