ABOUT NATIONAL AIDS CONTROL ORGANIZATION (NACO)
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) oversees the implementation of policies and programs for health and health care in the country. While the responsibility for the delivery of health care services rests largely with the State Governments, the Central Government sets policies and provides resources for the implementation of nationally formulated Programs.
National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare envisions an India where every person living with HIV has access to quality care and is treated with dignity. In order to achieve the goal of, “halting and reversing the epidemic”, the focus is laid on prevention, care, support and treatment efforts.
National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), takes measures to ensure that people living with HIV have equal access to quality health services by fostering close collaboration with NGOs, women’s self-help groups, faith-based organisations, positive people’s networks and communities. NACO stands committed to building an enabling environment wherein those infected and affected by HIV play a central role in all responses to the epidemic.
DOMAIN- I (Prevention & Treatment)
Contractual positions are to be filled up for providing technical and programmatic assistance, liasioning with stakeholders for effective implementation of National AIDS Control Program (NACP) in the Care Support & Treatment and Targeted Intervention of this domain. The functions of these divisions and details of the positions are given below.
Care, Support & Treatment division (CST): The Care , Support & Treatment division aims to provide comprehensive management to people living with HIV( PLHIV with respect to free Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) , psychological support to PLHIV, prevention & treatment of opportunistic infections (OI) including TB & facilitating home based care & impact mitigation in stigma free environment.
Targeted Intervention (TI): The Targeted intervention division supports the Targeted Intervention implemented by NGOs & CBOs for the high risk communities through an outreach-based service delivery model which includes screening for and treatment of STIs , free condom distribution, social marketing of condoms, behavior change communication, linkage to ICTC,CST services, specific interventions for IDUs, distribution of clean needles and syringes, OST and linkage with detoxification/rehabilitation services.
DOMAIN- II (Testing & Quality Assurance)
Contractual positions are to be filled up for providing technical and programmatic assistance, liasioning with stakeholders for effective implementation of National AIDS Control Program (NACP) in the Basic Services and Lab Services divisions of this domain. The functions of these divisions and details of the positions are given below.
DOMAIN- III (Institutional Strengthening)
Contractual positions are to be filled up for providing technical and programmatic assistance, liasioning with stakeholders for effective implementation of National AIDS Control Program (NACP) in the DNRT,SIMU, IEC, Mainstreaming, Human Resources , Procurement Divisions/Units of this Domain. The functions of these divisions/units and details of the positions are given below:
DAPCU National Resource Team (DNRT)- The DNRT unit monitors the performance of District AIDS Prevention Control Units (DAPCUs) which have been established to monitor the HIV intervention at the field level, facilitate capacity building of DAPCU staff and advocacy with different stakeholders at national and state level.
INFORMATION,EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION (IEC)- The IEC division facilitates a coordinated response for addressing HIV/AIDS issues, ensuring uniform evidence based community oriented gender sensitive interventions in the socio-cultural context by developing creatives , mass media campaigns, mid media and inter personal communication campaigns.
MAINSTREAMING UNIT (MS)-The Mainstreaming unit is responsible to ensure that all stakeholders –Govt., civil society, corporate & development partners adapt their program and policies to directly or indirectly address aspects of HIV/AIDS for addressing deprivations rooted in socio-economic imbalances that drive the epidemic, such as poverty, gender, inequality, lack of adequate housing , sanitation and food insecurity.
PROCUREMENT UNIT (PROC)- The procurement unit is responsible for procurement process, perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre qualification, tender management, negotiation and preparation of contracts, provide support to efforts of NACO/SACS in ensuring timely procurement of drugs, diagnostics, equipments and consumables at various units (ICTC/PPTCT/Blood Banks /ART Centers), maintain accurate auditable records of all procurement process which result in high process compliance etc. Proficiency in the usage of computer (MS-Word , MS-Excel, MS-Access) and strong presentation and communication skills (written & oral) is essential for all the positions.
Consultant–(IEC & Mainstreaming)
(2 position) Last date to apply: 01-Feb-18
Post Graduate in Communication/Social Sciences/Management/Public Administration
|Minimum 5 years’ experience at National level in development sector / Govt./Ministries in providing IEC support for implementation of program & management advisory services. Sound knowledge of National/State/District level administrative structures & processes and rights based approaches to HIV prevention and care including experience in field implementation.|
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1.Only Indian Nationals are eligible for applying
2.Engagement of Consultants will be on full working day basis and their place of work will be New Delhi except for the Regional level positions.
3.Documents to prove Qualification, Experience, Age etc have to be produced in original at the time of interview.
4.Age limit: Not exceeding 60 years as on 01.01.2018 and having sound health to undertake extensive field visits.
5.Mere submission of applications shall not give any right to be called for interview/selection.
6.The appointment of Consultants is purely on contractual basis.
7.The monthly consolidated remuneration is given as below:
National Consultant : Rs 1,20,000/-
Consultant : Rs 78,000/-
Associate Consultant : Rs 50,000/-