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Project Leader - Digital Health

A non-profit organisation in the healthcare sector

 Delhi / NCR

Posted on:  27/11/2018

Cinque Terre

Starts on:  2/01/2019


Information Technology


Business Analysis, Project/Program Management, Technology Operations and Support, CIO/CTO functions, Product Management, Technology Management, Data Science,


Healthcare Providers & Services (Hospitals, clinics, diagnostics)

Company Details

A nonprofit think tank, advisory group, and implementation partner with a mission to improve access to high quality and affordable healthcare for people everywhere

Assignment Details

Our client, a leading development sector organization in the healthcare space, is looking to engage with a senior consultant to help drive a project to establish an integrated Digital Health platform for the country. The consultant will report to the Country Director of the firm. This project will conceptualize the scope, scale and system architecture for execution of the same.

The client is working closely with strategic and technical partners, within government, the private sector and academia, to support the creation of a harmonized roadmap for a comprehensive and integrated Digital Health platform. This role will steer forward this agenda by convening partners, assessing needs, defining priority steps, building capacity and laying the groundwork for a unified Digital Health system architecture.

Roles and Responsibilities :

1. Ability to work closely with strategic and technical partners across different agencies of the government, outside the government, private sector and academia thereby creating a harmonized roadmap for a comprehensive and integrated Digital Health Platform in India

2. Assess priority needs, building capacity and laying the groundwork and planning on essential components for a national Digital Health System architecture

3. Engage with relevant government partners to define electronic health record systems and supporting the design of a cloud based universal Health insurance systems

4. Responsible to identify the states that have already established a foundational Digital Health Platform so as to advance the work of the central government through testing, validating and adapting relevant components of their systems

5. Review, evaluate and engage with states to understand their complexities and challenges and come up with appropriate strategies to ensure any future digital health platforms which can be adopted by these states across the board

6. Draw on specialized technical expertise from partners and consultants within and outside India and other international experts and be responsible for long term capacity building and intensive technical assistance.

7. Engage with various country driven networks of health care practitioners and policy makers to work on new ideas and tools to expand health coverage

This project is based out of Delhi and likely to get extended

Skills Required

1. Advanced degree in Health Informatics, Health Information Technologies (HIT), Medical Informatics or Clinical Informatics

2. 10-15 years of leadership experience in the health sector with a deep understanding of technology, systems thinking and prior work experience in a multi-stakeholder dynamic work environment

3. Requires an in-depth understanding on how to apply digital health solutions and drive change in the health sector

4. Prior demonstrated experience in successfully driving change in partnership with Government and working with the private sector

5. Strong client / partnership / government relationship and management with the ability to pursue different programme tracks through consensus building and advocacy

6. Strong Risk Management and collaboration skills

7. Strong familiarity with HIS/Health data/Technology/ehospital and different interlinked foundation blocks for creating large-scale digital platforms in Health

8. Prior involvement in projects and successful completion in any of the above areas will carry significant weightage

9. Strong team management / leadership skills

10. High level of program management and advocacy skills

11. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal and working in a collaborative manner

12. Excellent communications, networking and conflict resolution skills

13. Ability to drive consensus across multiple stakeholders

14. Excellent planning and organizing skills

15. Good listening skills and open to new ideas / flexibility / adaptability

16. Ability to hire, coach and mentor a team and execute a time-bound project in mission mode

Assignment Duration

12 month(s)

Capacity Required

Full Time

No. of Positions


Nature of Work


Profile Requirements

Experience: 15+ years

Qualification: Post Graduate or Higher

fleXpertise required

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