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18 Research Officers, 5 Managers and one Accountant for Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Temporary ) < 25.1.2016

Written By Ajit Kumar on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | 6:08 AM



Tata Institute of Social Sciences
V.N. Purav Marge, Deonar, Mumbai 400088


Applications for Research Positions for GATS-­‐2


Applications are invited for the following posts purely on a temporary basis in a project- Global Adult Tobacco Survey – Second Rounds (GATS- 2) on or before 27th of January. The cost of personnel under GATS-2 is sponsored and funded by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Applications are to be sent by email to gats2cvs@gmail.com Acknowledgement of receipt of email would be given. No further communication would be given to those not considered further in the selection process.

Applicants should send in their full CV – as well as details of current employment and salary being drawn along with a covering letter. They should also indicate in the covering letter which if the essential and desirable qualifications they possess and if selected, the earliest data by which they can join. All posts are purely temporary fixed tenure project based positions. Temporary Appointment shall terminate with completion of the Project or the period of appointment, whichever is the earlier.

Details of role & responsibilities along with essential and desirable qualifications of each posts are given below. The qualifications could be relaxed in deserving cases.

I. Senior Programme Manager-­‐ 1:

Role & Responsibility:

1. All aspects of Programme Management:
2. Technical support for survey- all aspects-  including handling queries during the course of survey.
3. Quality assurance in training and data collection of household and individual
intervies.
4. Data analysis and Report Writing
5. Production of instruction manuals , guidelines, protocols with translations as
necessary.
6. Capacity to undertake extensive travel throughout the country and prepared to handle work under pressure.
7. Any other responsibility may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications. Essentials :
1. Masters in SocialSciences/Public Health/ Demography
2. Minimum 4 years post qualification experience .
3. Experience in household surveys- conducting & analyzing socio-economic, demographic and health Surveys.
4. Proficiency in handling statistical and demographic software packages.
5. Excellent oral and written communication skill in English.

6. Readiness to join at once- preferably in February 2016



Desirables:
1. PhD degree (Awarded or submitted)Experience in social surveys for M&E – including developing quantitative and qualitative indicators.
2. Experience in managing large training programmes.

Salaries-­‐ Negotiable: Would depend on experience and fit for the requirements. Duration of Contract – 18 months:



II. Senior Programme Manager-­‐ 2:

Role & Responsibility:

1. All aspects of Programme and Knowledge Management
2. Management of Research Work, Proposals, Dissemination Meetings,
3. Quality assurance in research work.
4. Data analysis and Report Writing
5. Capacity to undertake extensive travel throughout the country and prepared to handle work under pressure.
6. Proposal development

Qualifications.

Essentials :
1. Postgraduate   in   SocialSciences/Public   Health/   Demography/   Health   or Medical Sciences
2. Minimum 4 years post qualification experience .
3. Experience in management of research, proposal writing, report writing.
4. Excellent oral and written communication skill in English.

Desirables:
3. PhD degree (Awarded or submitted)Experience in social surveys for M&E – including developing quantitative and qualitative indicators.
4. Proficiency in handling statistical and demographic software packages.



Salaries-­‐ Negotiable: Would depend on experience and fit for the requirements. Duration-­‐ 18 months:

III. Research Officer (18 )

( 2 located in Mumbai-­‐ others located in select cities distributed geographically across India ) .

Role and Responsibility:
1. All aspects of Programme Management:
2. Resource Person/Trainers role for training interviwers and master trainers

3. Technical support for survey- all aspects-  including handling queries during the course of survey.
4. Quality assurance in training and data collection of household and individual
intervies.
5. Supporting in the arrangement of logistics for State visits / workshops.
6. Supporting the preparation of reports and necessary documentation.
7. Capacity to undertake extensive travel throughout two to three states and
prepared to handle work under pressure.
8. Any other responsibility may be assigned from time to time.



Essentials :
Post graduate in Social Sciences / Public Health/ Statistics / or Post Graduate in these disciplines from a recognized University.
Experience in working with household surveys.
Readiness to begin work immediately- preferably from March 2016 and work in a short term contract of 6 to 9 months.

Desirables:
Experience in handling statistical and demographic software packages.
Two years experience in working with a large scale household survey.
Excellent oral and written communication skill in English.
Knowledge of state language as relevant to place of posting ( two to three neighboring states)



Programme Manager – IT ( 1 +1) : Role and Responsibility:

Managing all IT, Servers, Software’s, Equipment’s and Data Management related issues during the course of the survey.
Close coordination with the agencies responsible for data collection.
Any other tasks as assigned by the team leader.

Essentials :

B.E./B. Tech/MCA/M.Sc. computer science or equivalent with minimum two years experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Desirables:

Track record of working in the health/social sector
Experience in large scale data processing, data warehousing and data mining technologies
Knowledge of statistical packages like SPSS, STATA, etc.

Accountant:     -­‐1

Role and Responsibility:
Managing all budget related matters.
Ensuring timely release of payment to the agencies as per payment plan.
Settlement of Utilization Certificate.
Other financial matters.
Any other responsibility relating to the survey that may be assigned from time to time.a



Qualifications:



Essentials :

B.Com degree from a recognized University with four years of experience in managing budgets in large-scale surveys.

Knowledge of TALLY and other accounting software.

Desirables:

Excellent oral & written communication skills in English.

Work experience in accounts management for projects- preferably in systems like is operational in TISS.



Last date of Receipt of Application: January 25, 2016 4 p.m.

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