Program Manager/​Senior Program Manager

 New Delhi, Delhi & NCR


About Ind-CEPI:

The Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India is supporting the implementation of the Ind-CEPI, which is Epidemic preparedness through rapid vaccine development: Support of Indian vaccine development aligned with the global initiative of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)”,at Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) and the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI). Ind-CEPI aims to and associated competencies/​technologies developing countries and diseases that can potentially be a threat to populations build coordinated preparedness in the Indian public health system and vaccine industry to address existing and emergent infectious threats in India, and support the global initiative of CEPI through a dedicated Program Management Unit (PMU) at BIRAC.

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Consolidated remuneration of Rs 90,000/- per month for the position of Program Manager and Rs. 1,10,000/- per month for the position of Senior Program Manager.


  • Ph.D. / equivalent in Life Science / Biological Sciences with broad and deep knowledge in project management in the areas of health care.
  • 6 to 10 years of experience in academic, industry or similar position (Minimum 6 years’ experience for the position of Program Manager and minimum 10 years experience for the post of Senior Program Manager).


  • Experience in Infectious Diseases, manufacturing of vaccines or other immunotherapeutic, Project management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation,
  • Experience in novel technology assessment in the field of Vaccines.
  • Experience in the execution, conduct and/​or management of performance-based grants, contracts or cooperative agreements.
  • Demonstrated outstanding written and oral communication skills in positions requiring communications in a broad and diverse audience on a range of complex technical issues.
  • Strong planning and analytical skills. Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity and Experience to handle collaboration within an organization and with external partners, as well as ability to work with efficiency and diplomacy as part of a team effort.
  • Ability to organize/​prioritize work and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment with multiple and competing demands.
  • Proactive and flexible nature with reliable follow-through and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a cooperative and collegial fashion.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally.

To Apply

Interested candidate may apply at the vacancy.​birac@​nic.​in in the prescribed format at Document I. Applications received by post and not on the prescribed format shall not be considered.

Last Date of Application is 6th April, 2020.

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