ICS Careers

Project Coordinator (PC)

Organization: Indian Cancer Society (ICS), Mumbai.
Location :
States No of Position Districts
Maharashtra 1 Thane, Nasik, Aurangabad
Goa 1 North Goa & South Goa
West Bengal 1 Hooghly, Howrah, North 24 Parganas or Paschim Bardhaman
Telangana 1 Medchal–Malkajgiri, Sangareddy, Ranga Reddy
Contract Duration: 12 months (Extendable)
Start Date: Last week of December 2021 or earliest.
Reporting Manager: National Program Manager- ICS, NHQ, Mumbai.
About ICS:

Indian Cancer Society (ICS) was established by Dr. D.J. Jussawalla and Mr. Naval Tata in 1951. It is India's first voluntary, non-profit, National Organization for Awareness, Detection, Cure and Survivorship of those affected with cancer. ICS is involved in creating awareness on cancers of breast, oral cavity and cervix all over India. ICS provides an opportunity to all especially underprivileged population for early detection of cancer through cancer detection centres and mobile cancer detection camps. We support poor cancer patients through accommodation, treatment cost, rehabilitation, and survivor support groups. ICS is the only NGO to run a population based cancer registry in Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad. The Indian Journal of Cancer is the first indexed oncology journal in India publishing research articles.

About the project:

ICS is hiring for the position of Program Coordinators (PCs) to be posted in Maharashtra, Goa, West Bengal & Telangana with frequent travel to urban towns in the intervention districts.

We are starting project called Oral Cancer Prevention Program and Cervical Cancer Prevention Program (OCPP & CCPP) in four states of India (Maharashtra, Goa, West Bengal & Telangana) in phased manner. Three highly population dense districts from each state will be selected and all the urban towns in that district will covered under this program. Program Coordinators (PCs) will be responsible to coordinate all the project activities and events in all the urban towns of three selected districts.

Job Expectation / Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for overall implementation of the project in their designated districts.
  • Identification of local partners (NGO/CBO/school/college/ industry unit/ community/ institutes/hospitals) and partnership with them.
  • Identification of local cancer screening centres and creating referral linkages.
  • Approach and Coordinate with district and block health officials to promote implementation of OCPP & CCPP in the field.
  • Coordinating and conducting on ground events (Master training / ToT / awareness sessions / meetings / demand generation / training / CMEs / communication etc)
  • Preparing budgets / reports on the progress of the project; develop & implement Work Plans, quarterly and annual reports and M&E reports.
  • Collect monthly data from various partners in the specified formats, compile it and share with ICS, NHQ on monthly basis.
  • Conduct visits to intervention districts as per need and ensure implementation of the program activities and timely and complete monthly data reporting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor to achieve program goal.
  • Extensive and frequent travelling required.
  • Work from home as and when required.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nursing, Science / Social Work, Public Health with minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in the public health sector, preferably managing community led public health program.

Other Skills:
  • She / He should have excellent written and verbal communication skills in local language and English.
  • Experience in working with public health / cancer awareness projects and knowledge of health and training issues desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate several activities simultaneously.
  • Attentive to details and able to produce documents and coordinate activities with minimum supervision to a professional quality.
  • Candidate should be proficient in the use of computers / laptops.
  • Previous experience of working in the state is desirable. Local candidate will be preferred.
  • Project and stakeholder management skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Language requirement:
  • Maharashtra: Marathi, Hindi & English.
  • Goa: Konkani, Marathi, Hindi & English.
  • West Bengal: Bengali, Hindi, English
  • Telangana: Telagu, Hindi, English.
Compensation and Employment:

Salary: Between Rs.25, 000/- to Rs. 30,000/- Per Month, Full time, contractual, contract is extendable. ICS is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to apply?
  • Please send us your updated resume along with a cover letter (Why do you want to work with ICS?) for the position of “Project Coordinator” at chitra@indiancancersociety.org. Please mention “Project Coordinator” in the subject line.
  • Last date for sending applications is 10th December, 2021.
  • Given the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Send your resume to chitra@indiancancersociety.org with cc to drashwin@indiancancersociety.org
  • Contact Person: Dr. Ashwin Patil (9405680978)

Sr. Manager Marketing

Location : Mumbai
Reporting to : Marketing Director
Candidate will be responsible for
  • Creating effective Cancer awareness, fundraising and advocacy campaigns
    • Creation and execution of marketing plans for the year
    • Creation of fundraising proposals, campaigns, events, presentations, films and other collaterals
    • Management and execution of corporate + brand partnerships and Donor Relationship Management
    • Assessing, evaluation and documenting process and impact of program activities under various projects
  • Identifying and liasoning with external parties such as advertising /production/ PR/ event agencies, freelancer designers, community-based organizations, Hospitals & non-profits for projects.
  • Writing customized content for and preparing collaterals such as articles/ Annual Reports, Brochures, Newsletter, Emailers etc
  • Leading digital communication platforms for the organization – social media/ website /others
  • Consolidation/ Harmonisation/ Standardisation of all media, communication and awareness material at a national level
  • Effectively planning for volunteers and interns who wish to work with ICS for projects.
  • Supporting Marketing Director in preparing presentations, concepts, budgeting and review documents.
Desired Candidate Profile
  • Belief in the cause is of utmost importance.
  • 5 years+ proven experience in marketing, advertising, communication or Journalism.
  • Masters / Bachelors in Communications or Masters/ Bachelors in Management
  • Excellent command over English and Hindi (additional Indian languages a plus)
  • Good writing, presentation and analytical skills
  • Good eye for design and communication
  • Out of the box thinker – ideation and execution balance
  • A digital native well versed with use of social & digital media. Abreast with current trends.
  • Proficient with MS Office(Power Point, Word & Excel), Canva, Email marketing and other software related to the tasks
  • Great interpersonal skills to work effectively in a collaborative manner.
  • Send your resume to chitra@indiancancersociety.org