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 Manager level position for Operationalising FRUs in 4 states
 Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt Ltd for UNICEF

 Location: Delhi
 Last Date: January 21, 2011
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Manager level position for Operationalising FRUs in 4 states

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt Ltd for UNICEF

Location: Delhi

Last Date: January 21, 2011


UNICEF is assisting the Government of India as a part of the GOI-UNICEF Country Program Action Plan (CPAP), 2008-2012, to ensure that all sick newborns are referred and managed at a First Referral Unit (FRU) or higher level facility and that 50% of all FRUs are equipped to deal with emergency obstetric care. Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu India Private Limited (DTTIPL) has been appointed by UNICEF to provide Technical Assistance in operationalising 16 such FRUs across 4 of the 8 high priority states namely Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, over a period of 2 years.

As a part of this project, DTTIPL therefore seeks to engage the services of an experienced doctor based in Delhi, who will provide technical and managerial assistance to DTTIPL in operationalising the selected FRU’s. Following are the FRUs to be operationalised in each of the 4 states:






Malpura - CHC

Devli – CHC

Sawai Madhopur

Gangapur – CHC

Bonli – CHC


Kelwara – CHC

Chhabra – CHC

Anta – CHC

Madhya Pradesh


Pichhore – CHC

Badarwas – CHC


Rajgarh – DH



Vaishali – DH


Danapur – SDH



Gumla – DH


Palamu – DH


Hazaribag – DH


Dumka - DH

 The specifications for the position are listed below: 

Position: Manager


·         Essential: M.B.B.S

  • Desirable: MD/ MS (OBG)/ DGO/ House Job in OBG/ MD (PSM)


  • Essential: Minimum 7-8 years in public health
  • Desirable:
    • Experience of working in public health facilities (district hospital/ CHC) in Maternal and Child Health (MCH)/ RCH
    • Experience of working in MP, Rajasthan, Bihar or Jharkhand

Key responsibilities: The Manager will support the FRU operationalisation exercise at the select facilities in  the 4 states as mentioned above and will be responsible for overseeing  the regular  implementation of FRU Operationalisation Plan. He will be based at Delhi and work with Deloitte core team but will need to travel extensively to the states where he will be assisted by the FRU Managers to be appointed at various states.. His core responsibilities will include:

§Assisting in developing and finalizing Action Plans and M&E framework for each FRU

§Proactively assisting in state/ district/ facility level consensus building for operationalization of FRUs - coordinating and liasioning with state/ district/ block level public health authorities in the relevant states for finalizing action plans, site strengthening (including manpower/ training, infrastructure, equipment, treatment protocols etc.)

§Implementing the action plan/ site strengthening for each FRU in close interaction with the FRU staff and in consultation with state/ district level authorities and Deloitte personnel

§Escalating and resolving all issues/ bottlenecks

§Developing computer-based training modules to reinforce existing MCH trainings

§Conducting facility management training for managers

§Detailed and regular monitoring (as per action plan) and f/up based on regular visits( atleast 2-3 weeks in a month) and action initiation on all areas where progress is slow

§Quarterly progress reporting and best practice documentation for all FRUs

§Provide guidance and supervise activities of FRU managers at the FRUs in the respective states

§Support in preparing reports, presentation, other deliverables as required under the project 

The position will require travel of about 3 weeks in a month to the 4 states. 

Key skills:

  • Essential- Basic computer skills (MS office- Word, Excel and Power point); proficient in working on the  internet and e-mail, familiarity with the government health system at state/ district/ block level, good communication and inter-personal skills, high level of self-motivation, willingness to travel extensively within and between districts in the target state, project coordination and follow-up.
  • Desirable- Training/ Certification in MCH or related areas.


·         Please mention job reference code in subject line of email (Job Ref: JAN-FRU). Please mail your CV’s to

·         Interviews will start within one week from the posting of advertisement

·         The CV should not be more than 3 pages, and should include the following:

o    Personal details like contacts – address, email id, mobile and landline number, date of Birth and age, location etc.

o    Experience – overall summary,  as well as details of key projects handled, name of employer and time frame during which worked with them

o    Qualifications/ education with name of institute, degree/diploma, year in which passed, % marks obtained

o    Details of last salary/ consultancy fee drawn and expectation



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