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[CLOSED] [SAFETYNET] Program Manager FETP - India

Updated: Aug 27, 2021

Term of Reference for Program Manager -

Field Epidemiology Training Program India

Position Description:

Position Name: Program Manager

Position type: Full-time

No. of Positions: One

Organization: SAFETYNET

Reporting to: FETP Course Coordinator, ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology

Location: Chennai


SAFETYNET , or South Asia Field Epidemiology and Technology Network, Inc. is an organization that fosters collaboration and cooperation in disease prevention and control efforts among countries in the Asia Pacific region by supporting applied epidemiology programs and enhancing surveillance systems.

SAFETYNET cooperates with government, non-government, and international agencies to increase inter-regional exchange, expertise sharing, and inter-agency and interdisciplinary collaborations to build applied epidemiology capacity among Asian nations. SAFETYNET supports frontline, intermediate and advance epidemiology training.

SAFETYNET is committed to supporting the countries in running FETP programs and thus is looking forward to recruiting highly qualified persons for the position of Program Manager

Job Summary

To provide program support to FETP training at National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, s/he is expected to undertake the following activities related to the FETP work:

1. Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

2. Ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams

3. Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes

4. Sound development and approvals skills

5. Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures

6. Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects about the programme

7. The ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems

8. Manage schedules and deadlines

9. Identify the process bottlenecks and solve

10. Organize and supervise the office activities

Education Qualification:

Master’s degree in Public Administration / Management and eight years experience in the middle–level executive position in a Government agency or organization or private institution of repute.

Desirable Qualification:

PhD. in management and experience in large organizations


The remuneration will be INR 1,00,000/- per month (taxable as per GOI rules). Travel allowance and per diem will be paid for work-related travel as per NIE travel policy.

Please submit your application and CV to

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