Individual Consultant: Public Health

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 1 July 2020
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Job Description

Role Overview

Samhita is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) consulting firm that collaborates with companies to develop impactful CSR initiatives. We are co-creating a CSR eco-system of multi-stakeholder partnerships by leveraging our strengths in strategic consulting; research and knowledge; programme design and management; impact assessment and capacity building. We embed technology in our initiatives to track and maximize real time impact In the wake of COVID-19, Samhita has set up two alliances to respond to the needs of migrant workers as well as our “Protectors” - the frontline healthcare workers, the police force and sanitation workers, who are going above the call of duty to protect us, while risking their and their families’ health and lives. The India Protectors Alliance, brings together leading companies and foundations such as Hindustan Unilever, American Express experts such as Dr. Nachiket Mor and Mr. Arun Maira, knowledge partners such as BMGF, J-PAL and IDFC Institute as well as a large number of innovators, start-ups and social organisations to support our Protectors - our frontline healthcare workers and sanitation workers with the following objectives:

 Protect and equip 500,000 protectors to combat Covid-19 effectively
 Respond to their changing needs - business models and healthcare delivery practices of doctors and clinics are
changing rapidly and we need to support them through this transition
 Create mechanisms for corporate leaders to strengthen the healthcare ecosystem

Key Attributes:
1. Prior experience of having worked in consulting environment or in the public health sector is preferred
2. Ability to engage with clients, funders and knowledge partners
3. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excellent PowerPoint & Excel skills
4. Self-starter, ability to work in an unstructured and dynamic environment
5. Savvy with communication channels- create social media campaigns, short articles to engage our audience

Education and Experience:
We are looking for individuals with Master’s in Public Health, albeit doctorate will be given preference. Experience in similar
domain would be a definite plus.

How to apply: Please share your resume at careers@samhita.org

Work Location: Remote / preferably based in Mumbai

Note: Applications will be accepted until this posiiton is filled.

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