Job Opportunity for Associate-Monitoring & Evaluation (Program Monitoring) at India Health Action Trust in Lucknow

Website India Health Action Trust

About IHAT:

India Health Action Trust (IHAT) aims at improving public health initiatives by supporting programs nationally and globally through providing comprehensive technical assistance in program planning, management and monitoring. Pursuant to the Memorandum of Cooperation between the GoUP and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, IHAT set up a Technical Support Unit (TSU) in 2013 to provide techno-managerial support to the Government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP) to improve utilization, coverage and quality of key reproductive, maternal, new-born, child health and nutrition (RMNCHN) interventions and services in the state. The TSU has been set up from the funding support of Bill & Melinda Gate Foundation (BMGF) through the University of Manitoba (UOM), Canada.

About Program:

The Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit (UPTSU) provides integrated Technical Assistance (TA) to the government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP), which focuses on accelerating progress in reproductive, maternal, new-born and child health, and nutrition (RMNCHN). UPTSU works closely with the GoUP at the state, district and local levels to optimize RMNCHN programs and services. The technical assistance provided by UPTSU is integrated within the GoUP’s health system response for scale-up and sustainability. UPTSU focuses on interventions to improve outcomes in Family Planning, Maternal and New-born Health, and Nutrition, along with Routine Immunization, Digital Health, and other initiatives.

Reporting to:

Specialist/Senior Specialist-Community Process Outreach

Travel Requirements:

As per the program requirement

Job Summary :

To enhance the use of data-based decision-making,  strengthen the quality and coverage of RMNCH+N services and identify the gaps for regular and specific program intervention to improve the mother and child health outcome in Uttar Pradesh, India.

  • To support the program to identify gaps and strengthen program intervention.
  • To track the performance of community and facility program interventions.
  • To strengthen the government health care system and support government and program teams for evidence-based decision-making.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Regular analysis of programme monitoring data through available sources like HMIS, UPHMIS, RCH or any other individualised data to track the progress of the RMNCH+N program
  • Conduct specific analysis of allied programs like Aspirational districts or Demonstration districts to guide the program strategies
  • Prepare factsheets or dashboards monthly for a quick update and data reference
  • Conduct Monthly data quality analysis and ensure the quality of routine programme monitoring data.
  • Conduct program-specific monthly data analysis, identify gaps and provide regular feedback to program teams.
  • Support community health programs in conducting additional survey-based data collection including- sampling, data collection, preparation of data collection tools, protocols, manuals, guidelines etc
  • Provide technical support to the state M&E team in conducting surveys, operation research and evaluation studies.
  • Carry out other M&E-related tasks requested by the reporting officer area.

Key Inputs expected from the Job Role:

  • Monitoring for reporting
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Quality Analysis
  • Gap identification
  • Technical support to conduct data-driven program intervention/decision-making.
  • Coordinate with program teams
  • Scientific Reports


  • Any other work given by the line manager or organization from time to time
  • Additional tasks may be added to the Job Description from time to time for the job role

Work Experience:

Essential experience:

  • 3-4 years of working experience in the Public Health Program

Preferred experience:

  • 3 years of specific working experience in Monitoring and Evaluation


Required Qualification:

Master’s Degree from a reputed institute.

Preferred Qualification:

Master’s Degree in Public Health/ Statistics/ Demography/ Epidemiology/ Social Sciences/ or related field.

Key Competencies:


  • Strategic Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking and Analytical Ability
  • Innovation & Creative Thinking 


  • Advanced statistical analysis using STATA, SPSS, R or other statistical software and projection packages and GIS packages
  • Knowledge of government data system
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 


  • Knowledge of available data sets for RMNCHN
  • Knowledge on routine health data system
  • Knowledge of survey design and research methodologies (Quanti/Quali)

How To Apply :

Interested candidates should submit their applications by clicking the “Apply Now” button provided on this page. Only a complete application submitted through the online portal before the closing date will be considered.

IHAT provides a safe working environment for all its employees; follows the principle of equal opportunity and encourages women applicants. Physically challenged with the required skills /knowledge and willing to travel are also encouraged to apply.

We will be following a systematic selection process to fill this position based on experience, competency and suitability. Shortlisting for the posts will take place soon after the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. Unfortunately, we can only contact applicants who have been shortlisted for the interview. If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date, please assume that the current IHAT positions are unable to accommodate you at the moment. It is also not possible for us to provide you with specific feedback because of the volume of applications we receive.

IHAT does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing, or other fees in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.

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