Technical Officer Job AIDS Control Organisation Delhi

Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Department of AIDS Control
(National AIDS Control Organisation)
Jobs in Aids Control Organisation in Delhi
A-11011/33/2009-NACO(A)

Applications are invited for the position of

Technical Officer (Surveillance) at National AIDS Control Organisation on contractual basis.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. To support HIV Surveillance related activities at NACO that include
a. Plan, coordinate, implement and monitor HIV Sentinel Surveillance (HSS) and HIV Estimation activities in the country
b. Coordinate with national and regional institutes involved in HSS and State AIDS Control Societies for implementing HSS
c. Review and process Action Plans of National and Regional Institutes and State AIDS Control Societies related to HSS and support financial planning and budgeting
d. Training and Procurement related to HSS
e. Review and address laboratory related issues of HSS
2. Carry out epidemiological analysis and prepare material and reports on HIV epidemic in India
3. Provide inputs to the programme divisions based on the epidemiological analysis
4. Involve in other surveillance activities such as Behavioural Surveillance Surveys, STI surveillance, Integrated Biological and Behavioural Surveillance, other epidemiological work and research in the field of HIV/AIDS
5. Travel to different parts of the country for reviewing the surveillance activities and for epidemiological investigation
6. Take up any other work assigned by the Officer-in-charge from time to time

Qualifications and Experience:
Essential:
1. MBBS
2. MD/DNB (Community Medicine)/ MD (Community Health Administration)/ Master in Public Health/ Master in Applied Epidemiology/ Master in Health Administration/ Diploma in Public Health
3. Working knowledge of computers including MS office package and SPSS

Desirable:
1. Experience in HIV/AIDS surveillance and disease surveillance, epidemiology or management of health programmes.
2. Knowledge of epidemiological analysis, modeling and biostatistics
Remuneration: Rs. 28,750 – 45, 000/- per month Consolidated
Duration: Initial contract shall be for One Year. Subsequent re-contracting will be based on performance.
Place of Posting: New Delhi
Last Date: 25th Nov 2010.



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