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Vacancy Announcement for a three-year project assignment as Senior Adviser on Global Health

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi is the diplomatic representation of the Government of Norway in India and Bhutan. The Embassy is located in Chanakyapuri.

The Embassy has a total of 15 diplomatic staff and 28 local staff, in addition to our commercial section, Innovation Norway with 10 staff.

The Embassy has a vacant position as Senior Adviser on Global Health in the Cooperation team. The vacancy is a full time project position for three years, with an initial six (6) month probation period. The position will become available in June or July 2018.

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Handle the day-to-day management of Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI), a program that supports the National Health Mission in its efforts to improve maternal and child health in India.
  • Network with relevant actors in the area of global health, in India and internationally, including Indian and Norwegian government institutions, other development partners, research organisations and private sector actors.
  • Analyse and assess data, reports and evidence in order to assist the Embassy in preparing technical reports, policy briefs, media briefs and speeches on a variety of global health issues


  • Public Health Professional, preferably with a postgraduate degree, or similar.
  • 5-7 years of experience in health policy programming and/or academics.
  • Experience from programme implementation and management from public, private or the NGO sector is an asset

Personal skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Fluency in English and Hindi is a requirement. Knowledge of additional languages is an asset
  • Analytical, structured, independent and efficient
  • Sound judgement and integrity

Terms and conditions

  • The Embassy is following Indian law with respect to employment rights
  • Salary in accordance with education and experience
  • Social security benefits will be in accordance with the social security legislation in India.
  • Working days; Monday-Friday and 25 days annual vacation
  • Necessary training will be provided both on the job and through mandatory courses in Oslo, Norway.

More information regarding the position can be obtained by contacting the Royal Norwegian Embassy:

E-mail: [email protected], Phone: 011 41363200

Short applications, with Curriculum Vitae, including three (3) recent references may be sent electronically to [email protected]. Please write “Application, Senior Adviser Global Health” in the subject field.

Deadline for submitting applications: 23 April 2018.