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

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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

Qualifications

  • 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: emb.newdelhi@mfa.no, Phone: 011 41363200

Short applications, with Curriculum Vitae, including three (3) recent references may be sent electronically to emb.newdelhi@mfa.no. Please write “Application, Senior Adviser Global Health” in the subject field.

Deadline for submitting applications: 23 April 2018.