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Since last 3 decades MAMTA has provided an opportunity to more than 200 professionals, from backgrounds like, medical, social sciences, research, communication, IT & marketing.

We are always looking to add on talented and passionate people to our organization. If you think your career goal are compatible to our objectives, kindly apply for the openings. Due to the large volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted

State Team Leader – Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child (MAMTA-HIMC) is an internationally recognized, national level organisation, established in December 1990 at New Delhi, India. MHIMC is today represented in 16 States of India and has extended its reach beyond national borders to Nepal, Bangladesh and Burundi in East Africa. The organization is committed towards integrated health and development issues in the context of poverty, gender and rights, following a life cycle approach.

MAMTA-HIMC is exploring to recruit a State Program Manager (SPM) to lead the operation and management of its functions in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The SPM will oversee overall the management of the MAMTA implemented projects in the state and provide catalytic support to the state departments specially the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social Welfare and Ministry of Women and Child.

Terms of Reference:

1. State Program Strategy and Advocacy

• Develop Annual Program Strategy Plans for the state under the guidance of the Senior Management Team.

• Represent MAMTA in different state planning meetings and committees set up under the ageis of line ministries.

• Develop the institutional profile of MAMTA in the state of U.P.

• Develop and maintain donor relationship for the institutional growth including the development of program concept as per the institutional framework and strategic plan.

• Advocate for the integration of relevant project MIS and indicators with the existing government system.

• Coordinate and advocate with state level senior government officials and provide issue based technical support for the state program implementation plans vis a vis concerned line ministries and departments.

• Identify key advocacy issues at the state and mobilize a response.

• Assist in preparing/ developing project dissemination tools (reports, case studies, flyers etc.) in co-ordination with the national office.

• Coordinate with the national office for dissemination of study findings among state level stakeholders.

2. Program Implementation

• Participate in reviews and meetings – both internal as well as with stakeholders and the government, along with the project team leader.

• Co-ordinate all the projects implemented in the state by MAMTA.

• Guide and assist the field program team in implementing their projects by undertaking field visits, supportive supervision, periodic mentoring and review of the respective projects.

• Coordinate regular review of different projects (both of MAMTA and its partners) and provide timely feedback and guidance.

• Support in development of MIS and evidences through training and capacity building.

3. New Business Development

• Explore the new business develop opportunities within the state by mapping the current donor trend as per the MAMTA strategic plan.

• Lead or co-lead the proposal writing process with the technical support from MAMTA Delhi team.

• Develop and maintain the relationship with current and potential donors in the state.

• Provide technical support and represent on issues related to the strategic areas of MAMTA at the state level.

• Support and oversee any financial duties as delegated.

• Provide support to research and evaluation studies as may be undertaken in different projects in the state.

4. Management Facilitation and strategic leadership

• Liaison with state government at the highest levels, including Secretaries to various departments, and higher up.

• Overseeing state and field level staff including hiring and supervising work of consultants as required.

• Periodic program reviews and reporting.

• Plan / organize / conduct training /workshops/surveys based on the project/donor requirement

• Develop SoPs, Training modules, Job aids, Reports, Papers & Publications

• State office administration and management.

• Support in the Partner NGO selection process and periodic reviews.

5. Other Functions

• Any other responsibility as assigned by the Senior Management Team in support of the overall purpose as required.

Education and Experience

• Medical postgraduate with minimum of 7 years of work experience with national or state level Institutions (International NGO’s, State governments or NGO’s).

• Thorough understanding and proven ability in managing large-scale health programs.

• Good knowledge of government policies and programs related to MCH, SRHR, communicable and non-communicable disease

• Good computer skills, especially in MS Office and Internet.

Desired Skill Set:

• Demonstrated Leadership

• Excellent Communication Skills, oral as well as written

• Project management skills (project design, planning, work-plan management, budgetary management and control).

• Encouraging ‘people skills’ (line management, staff motivation, regular performance feedback, ability to motivate large numbers of field staff, etc.).

• Organizational and management skills, interpersonal skills.

• Multi-tasking ability with a methodical approach.

• Ability to understand and utilize research and data to inform project design.

• Ability to travel 40% of the time, extensively within the state and to other places as per requirement.

1. Interested candidates may submit their up-to-date CV and a cover letter addressed by or before July 5, 2018 by email to

2. The application must clearly mention current and expected salary. The applications should be in MS word, and should have the post title "State Team Leader – Uttar Pradesh”, mentioned in the subject line.


• Applications received after the closing date shall not be considered.

• Only those candidates that are short listed for interview shall be notified.

• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

• Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualification as per the MAMTA policy.

Last date for applications is July 5, 2018.