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 Field Officer – Sure Start
 Care India

 Location: Raebareli/ Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh
 Last Date: April 26, 2009
 Email: (Reference:


Position : Field Officer – Sure Start
Reports to : Project Officer – Sure Start
Grade : H
Location : Uttar Pradesh (Raebareli/ Barabanki)

Job Summary
The Field Officer is a member of the Sure Start Project, and along with other members of the district team is responsible to achieve the deliverables of the Sure Start Project in the assigned Blocks. Field officer will be based in the district and manage execution in their allotted blocks. The Field Officer will work under the supervision and guidance of the State Project Manager and Project Officer and be responsible for execution of the Sure Start Implementation phase activities in the allotted Blocks. The FO will report to the State Project Officer.

Major Responsibilities and Tasks
• Responsible for successful execution of all implementation phase activities as per DIP in allocated blocks.
• Act as resource persons in the training and ongoing capacity-building activities at field level
• Responsible for managing financial partnerships with NGOs in the allotted blocks
• Responsible for Coordinating with consortium partners in allotted blocks.
• Liaison with the block level and district level officials to facilitate engagement of NRHM, RCH and other Governance systems to facilitate implementation of Sure start interventions
• Regularly monitor the program progress by collecting and analyzing data from various sources of the program monitoring system of Sure start and facilitate action by systems
• Design, Implement and Assess Behavior Change Communication activities on Sure Start interventions across program areas in the assigned blocks.
• Coordinate the capacity building plan of counterpart staff and field level workers of consortium member
• Responsible for conducting qualitative studies to understand the factors influencing health behavior, which affects maternal and newborn health.
• Conduct a capacity assessment of potential consortium members for supporting implementation
• Responsible for the development of a resource data bank of professional bodies and health service facilities in the blocks/district to make best use of technical and programming expertise available and maintain regular interface with them.
• Work closely with the DT member of INHP team for the smooth implementation of program activities.
• Responsible for accurate and timely submission of all the reports to state office.
Educational Qualification

• Masters degree in social work, sociology, rural management, health management or related disciplines

• At least 2-3 years of experience in community-based public health programs
• Experience of working with NGOs, CBOs and PRIs


• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Leadership and team building skills
• Sensitive to gender and diversity issues
• Proficiency in computer for using MS-Office in Windows environment
• Proficiency in verbal and written communication on English and Hindi
• Ability to work in team

CARE India promotes diversity and encourages women to apply

Apply to :

Program Support Manager
CARE India
B-718, Sector-C,

Email :

Note : In Subject write “Application for the Field Officer-Sure Start”

Candidate having above experience and qualification should only apply.

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