Project Officer – Targeted Intervention

Public Health Foundation of India, Uttarakhand, India

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
14th February, 2019

Job Description

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health. PHFI is headquartered in New Delhi with national presence through its constituent units of regional Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) and Centers of Applied Research in core public health themes. The Foundation, established in 2006 as a public private initiative, is governed by an independent board comprising of senior government officials, eminent Indian and International academic and leaders, civil society representatives and corporate leaders.

Project Brief:

Public Health Foundation of India’s (PHFI) through the “NACO-PHFI-TSU” project is setting up Technical Support Units – (TSUs) in five states of India namely Gujarat, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The TSUs will provide technical assistance to the State AIDS Control Societies. The project has been awarded to PHFI by the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO). The project period is three years.



Essential: Minimum Master Degree in Social sciences, Public Health, Management or a related field


Essential The candidate should have minimum work experience of 5 years in development sector with minimum one year of HIV/AIDS preferably in supervisory capacity and have experience of design and implementation of Targeted Interventions (FSW/ MSM, TG, IDU) and sound understanding of issues related to High Risk Group populations


  • S/he will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in local languages and the ability to work well in an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse policy issues and to communicate findings and policy recommendations to a variety of audiences.
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Excellent knowledge of Local language and English (Speaking, Reading and Writing)
  • Previous experience in the state is desirable


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