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Nature of Position: Research and Advocacy

About the Organization  

Swaniti Initiative is a social enterprise that aims to deliver development solutions by working in  partnership with the parliamentarians and central/state/district governments. We leverage on ground  presence and the use of data and technology tools to strengthen last mile delivery of programs to the  most vulnerable populations.  

About the Position  

We are looking for an experienced professional who is keen on taking up Associate role in a project focused towards the issues like air pollution, energy transition, urban planning and sustainablity. The work will be focused around developing high quality research documents, along with need assessment, situation analysis, data analysis, brainstorming with relevant stakeholders and collaborating with the allied departments or stakeholders of the Government. The Associate will be expected to come up with critical research inputs, contribute in management of field associates in their functioning, managing the insights generated from operation on ground and come up with relevant and significant policy recommendations. The position provides tremendous opportunity to get exposure to multiple domains while working with the policy makers and allied departments of the government.

Base location of operation: New Delhi 

Travel requirement: Occasional 

Qualifications  

  • Post-graduate degree in any field with a preference for those possessing a degree in environment, urban planning, disaster management, energy and other similar disciplines 
  • Minimum 4 years of work experience in working with policymakers with a strong preference for those working on issues of air pollution/clean air policy, renewable energy etc.
  • At least 3 years of experience of working in research positions 
  • Prior experience of working with multilateral agencies and large foundations will be favourably  looked upon

Responsibilities 

  • Providing technical assistance and knowledge support to parliamentarians and key government bodies
  • Support the project lead in management of team members placed in various locations
  • Coordination of actions by team members on ground in various locations
  • Developing high quality research documents on the topic of concern relating to environment, air pollution, renewables, climate and energy 
  • Presenting recommendations to high level stakeholders in the Government 
  • Strategy formulation and implementation of pilot projects
  • Represent the organisation on relevant platforms
  • Stakeholder management and communication

Skill and aptitude required: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Research skills
  • Critical thinking ability 
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS office and IT Tools
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skill

Personality Traits 

  • Problem solver 
  • Planner 
  • Team Player 
  • Agile 
  • Tech Savvy 
  • Quick Learner 

Details at a glance 

  • Job type: Full time 
  • Minimum engagement tenure: 1 year 
  • Joining date: As soon as possible
  • Remuneration: Negotiable

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Nature of Position: Research and Communication

About the Organization  

Swaniti Initiative is a social enterprise that aims to deliver development solutions by working in  partnership with the parliamentarians and central/state/district governments. We leverage on ground  presence and the use of data and technology tools to strengthen last mile delivery of programs to the  most vulnerable populations.  

About the Position  

We are looking for an enthusiastic professional who is keen on taking up Analyst role in a project focused towards the issue of of air pollution, energy transition, urban planning and alikes. The work will be focused around curating communication with relevant stakeholders, communicating with team members placed in various locations, support the team during events, conduct need assessment, situation analysis, data analysis, and brainstorming with relevant stakeholders. The Analyst will be expected to come up with high energy and contribute in better functioning of the team, contribute in management of field associates in their functioning, managing the communication with policymakers like Parliamentarians and work with the team lead. The position provides tremendous opportunity to get exposure to multiple domains while working with the policy makers and allied departments of the government.

Remuneration: Commensurate to the experience and market standards 

Base location of operation: New Delhi 

Travel requirement: Occasional 

Qualifications  

  • Post-graduate degree in any field with a preference for those possessing a degree in environment, urban planning, disaster management, energy and other similar disciplines 
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of working with policymakers with a strong preference for those working on issues of air pollution/clean air policy, renewable energy etc.
  • At least 1 year experience of working with the government
  • Prior experience of working with multilateral agencies and large foundations will be favourably  looked upon. 

Responsibilities 

  • Building communication channel and provide knowledge support to parliamentarians and key government bodies
  • Support the project lead in management of team members placed in various locations
  • Support team members placed on ground in various locations
  • Developing communication material on the topics of concern relating to environment, air pollution, renewables, climate and energy 
  • Presenting recommendations to high level stakeholders in the Government
  • Stakeholder management and communication

Skill and aptitude required: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Polished communication skills
  • Critical thinking ability 
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS office and IT Tools
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skill
  • Writing ability in English and Hindi both

Personality Traits 

  • Problem solver 
  • Planner 
  • Team Player 
  • Agile 
  • Tech Savvy 
  • Quick Learner 

Details at a glance 

  • Job type: Full time 
  • Minimum engagement tenure: 1 year 
  • Joining date: As soon as possible
  • Remuneration: Negotiable

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Position: Associate

Location: New Delhi                       

Nature of Position: Entry level 

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standard and relevant experience

Engagement Type: Full time

Joining date: Immediately

Job summary:

Swaniti Initiative is looking for a professional with action bias, who is eager to contribute in the recruitment, Human Resource Processes and supporting the Peoples’ Team in maintaining a strong talent management system. The associate will be engaged in designing JDs, building campaigns for sourcing candidates as per the requirements in the organisation for various projects, take care of the logistics for processes of the recruitment, onboarding and maintain records. The role requires the individual to understand the HR processes in development sector, objectives of the organisation and the skill sets required to deliver on project.  Understanding of public policy will be super helpful. The associate will be providing assistance to the team for the end-to-end steps of the recruitment process.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in conducting end to end process of talent acquisition and management which starts at preparing the job description and ends with the lifecycle of engagement with the individual
  • Assist the People’s Team in managing the performance of the team members
  • Conceptualizing and conducting new creative initiatives for creation of better talent pool
  • Assist in meeting all necessary compliances of Human Resource processes in a time bound manner
  • Function with full commitment and professional devotion maintaining linear reporting process
  • Working with the team to create a collaborative and constructive environment for all team member to work together
  • Designing posters, pamphlets and alike tools for social media communications
  • Participating and supporting Swaniti team in any other way as seem appropriate

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Masters in subjects like Human Resource Management, Development Studies,, Public Policy, or relevant subjects
  • Minimum two years of work experience is required. Preference will be given to professionals having work experience in the HR team of reputed development sector organisations
  • Excellent communication skills and writing abilities (in English)

Skills and aptitude required: 

  • Data management and analysis skills
  • Keen observations skills
  • Team player and quick learner
  • Knowledge of MIS preferred
  • Medium to advanced knowledge of excel
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skills

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Overview of the project:

Swaniti Initiative in collaboration with several civil society organisations will be providing technical Assistance to the Government of Jharkhand to mitigate the effects of climate change on the vulnerable sections. This is envisioned to be done by strengthening the existing schemes and programs implemented by the State that significantly contribute towards climate change mitigation. The larger vision of the programme also looks at how to make Jharkhand a leading State in renewable energy production and consumption while helping the State transition gradually towards more green technology. This is in line with the sustainable development goal of making India a promoter of the use of clean and affordable energy.

Job summary:

Swaniti Initiative is looking for an enthusiastic and curious professional, who is eager to contribute to thegovernment system by providing research inputs and help reengineering the schemes and programs that contribute towards mitigating changing climatic conditions. The work will be focused around need assessment, situation analysis, data analysis, brainstorming with relevant stakeholders and collaborating with the allied departments of the Government of Jharkhand. The associate will be expected to make focused interventions at the parliamentary constituency / district level by working directly with a Parliamentarian and/or a Collector. S/he will be acting as a resource person for the project team, office of the MP, and several departments of the government at the state and the district level and will report directly to the Project Manager of Swaniti Initiative. The position provides tremendous opportunity to get exposure to multiple domains while working with the allied departments of the government.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Associate is expected to develop insights by collecting and analysing data from the field research and assist in formulating corresponding strategy for execution of the action plan regarding the aforementioned targets
  • Work with the office of the MP (Member of Parliament) and/or the district administration on strategic planning, solution designing and execution of the same in partnership with the line departments
  • To develop insight papers for government agencies, partnering organisations and the funding organisation especially on the best practices, scopes and gaps in the transition of the district and state from a fossil fuel run economy to a green economy
  • Act as a catalyst for the departments of the state government at the state or the district level
  • Represent the organisation on relevant platforms.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Masters in subjects like Urban planning, Sustainable development, Planning and Architecture, Public Policy, Rural Development/Statistics, Public Policy and Governance etc.
  • At least 2 years of work experience with minimum 1 years of prior working experience in integrated projects of mitigating issues of climate change/fossil energy etc
  • Excellent communication skills and writing abilities to draft policy memos, proposals and project reports etc.

Skill and aptitude required: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS office and IT Tools
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skill

Nature of the position: Senior Entry Level

Engagement Type: Full time

Joining date: Immediately

 

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Location: Chhattisgarh

Nature of Position: Implementation and research     

Reporting To: State Project Manager

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standard and relevant experience

About Swaniti Initiative:

Swaniti Initiative is a non-partisan, social enterprise that delivers development solutions to policy makers and representatives. Swaniti works with State Governments and Parliamentarians across 17 states. Swaniti supports addressing the issues of health, education, gender, water, sanitation, climate change and livelihood. We work through a three-pronged approach: provide research support on key government programs and initiatives, on ground implementation insights for delivery of public service and technological intervention to improve service delivery.

Overview of the project:

Swaniti Initiative in collaboration with several civil society organisations will be providing technical Assistance to the Government of Chhattisgarh to mitigate the effects of climate change on the vulnerable sections. This is envisioned to be done by strengthening the existing schemes and programs implemented by the State that significantly contribute towards climate change mitigation. The larger vision of the programme also looks at how to make Chhattisgarh a leading State in renewable energy production and consumption while helping the State transition gradually towards more green technology. This is in line with the sustainable development goal of making India a promoter of the use of clean and affordable energy.

Job summary:

Swaniti Initiative is looking for an enthusiastic and curious professional, who is eager to contribute to the government system by providing research inputs and help reengineering the schemes and programs that contribute towards mitigating changing climatic conditions. The work will be focused around need assessment, situation analysis, data analysis, brainstorming with relevant stakeholders and collaborating with the allied departments of the Government of Chhattisgarh. The associate may get an opportunity to make focused interventions at the district level by working directly with Deputy Collectors. S/he will be acting as a resource person for the project team and several departments of the government at the state and the district level and will report directly to the State Project Manager of Swaniti Initiative. The position provides tremendous opportunity to get exposure to multiple domains while working with the allied departments of the government.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Associate is expected to develop insights by collecting and analysing data from the field research and assist in formulating corresponding strategy for execution of the action plan regarding the aforementioned targets
  • To develop insight papers for government agencies, partnering organisations and the funding organisation especially on the best practices, scopes and gaps in the transition of the district and state from a fossil fuel run economy to a green economy
  • Act as a catalyst for the departments of the state government at the state or the district level
  • Work on various projects in close collaboration with state and district governments 
  • Represent the organisation on relevant platforms.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Masters in subjects like Public policy, Urban planning, Sustainable development, Planning and Architecture, Rural Development/Statistics, and Governance etc.
  • At Least 2 years of work experience with minimum 1 years of prior working experience in integrated projects of mitigating issues of climate change/renewable energy etc
  • Excellent communication skills and writing abilities to draft policy memos, proposals and project reports etc.

Skill and aptitude required: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Willingness to work in districts of the state
  • Critical thinking ability 
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS office and IT Tools
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skill

Nature of the position: Senior Entry Level

Engagement Type: Full time

Joining date: As soon as possible     

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Overview of the project:

Swaniti Initiative in collaboration with several civil society organisations will be providing technical Assistance to the Government of Uttar Pradesh to mitigate the effects of climate change on the vulnerable sections. This is envisioned to be done by strengthening the existing schemes and programs implemented by the State that significantly contribute towards climate change mitigation. The larger vision of the programme also looks at how to make Uttar Pradesh a leading State in renewable energy production and consumption while helping the State transition gradually towards more green technology. This is in line with the sustainable development goal of making India a promoter of the use of clean and affordable energy.

Job summary:

Swaniti Initiative is looking for an enthusiastic and curious professional, who is eager to contribute to thegovernment system by providing research inputs and help reengineering the schemes and programs that contribute towards mitigating changing climatic conditions. The work will be focused around need assessment, situation analysis, data analysis, brainstorming with relevant stakeholders and collaborating with the allied departments of the Government of Uttar Pradesh. The associate will be expected to make focused interventions at the district level by working directly with a Parliamentarian and/or a Collector. S/he will be acting as a resource person for the project team and several departments of the government at the state and the district level and will report directly to the Project Manager of Swaniti Initiative. The position provides tremendous opportunity to get exposure to multiple domains while working with the allied departments of the government.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Associate is expected to develop insights by collecting and analysing data from the field research and assist in formulating corresponding strategy for execution of the action plan regarding the aforementioned targets
  • Work with the office of the MP and the district administration on strategic planning, solution designing and execution of the same in partnership with the line departments
  • To develop insight papers for government agencies, partnering organisations and the funding organisation especially on the best practices, scopes and gaps in the transition of the district and state from a fossil fuel run economy to a green economy
  • Act as a catalyst for the departments of the state government at the state or the district level
  • Represent the organisation on relevant platforms.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Masters in subjects like Urban planning, Sustainable development, Planning and Architecture, Public Policy, Rural Development/Statistics, Public Policy and Governance etc.
  • At Least 2 years of work experience with minimum 1 years of prior working experience in integrated projects of mitigating issues of climate change/fossil energy etc
  • Excellent communication skills and writing abilities to draft policy memos, proposals and project reports etc.

Skill and aptitude required: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS office and IT Tools
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skill

Nature of the position: Senior Entry Level

Engagement Type: Full time

Joining date: As soon as possible

 

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Overview of the project:

The project is focused towards identification of  the availability and extent of accessibility of tea workers to government welfare schemes and other entitlements in the state of West Bengal. This will require assessment of the current state of access and mapping bottlenecks in the delivery of public services under various schemes.  The project requires extensive surveying and interviewing of beneficiaries to recognize limitations and opportunities. Following the assessment study, the team will map out a set of actionable recommendations and collaborate with state and district administration to strengthen systems and processes. The capacity building exercises will be undertaken for a tractable public program delivery mechanism by identifying interventions suited for the local context. The larger vision of the program is to establish a strong bottom-up policy formulation and implementation framework that can be scaled across the State for larger impact..

Job summary:

Swaniti Initiative is looking for an enthusiastic,curious, empathetic and action oriented professional, who is eager to contribute to the government system by providing inputs on the basis of extensive  primary and secondary research, inter-governmental department liasoning, help implement locally suited interventions that contribute towards improving enrollment and access  of social protection schemes for tea garden workers of West Bengal. The work will be centered around primary survey, need assessment, situation analysis, data analysis, brainstorming with relevant stakeholders, collaborating with the local bodies, and allied departments of the Government of West Bengal. The associate may get an opportunity to make focused interventions in the government systems. The team member will be a resource person to several departments of the government and will report directly to the  Project Manager of Swaniti Initiative. The position provides tremendous opportunity to get exposure to multiple domains while working with the allied departments of the government.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct extensive field surveys, stakeholder interviews/consultations, beneficiary interviews and meetings with officials of government and non-government organizations
  • Mediate and liaison with multiple government departments and officials for paperwork, communication, coordination, during and after implementation of recommendations.
  • Conducting and moderating FGDs to assist in baseline surveys
  • Act as a catalyst for the departments of the state government or between non-government agencies
  • Create insight papers, reports or presentations for communication with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Contribute in all the initiatives of the team, as may be requested, in constructive manner

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Masters in subjects like Rural Management, Development Studies, Economics, Regulatory Governance, Public Policy, Rural Development/Statistics etc.
  • Minimum two years of work experience is required. Preference will be given to professionals having work experience with the government
  • Excellent communication skills and writing abilities (in English) to draft policy memos, proposals and project reports etc.
  • Prior experience of working with tea garden workers (can be previously involved in primary research or secondary research. Primary research preferred)
  • Prior experience with any field surveys in rural areas
  • Ability to communicate in Nepali will be preferred

Skills and aptitude required: 

  • Data management and analysis skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Knowledge of any quantitative and qualitative software (Stata, Qualtrics etc) preferred
  • Knowledge of MIS preferred
  • Medium to advanced knowledge of excel (Vlookup, Pivot table, other functions etc) preferred
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skills

Engagement Type: Full time

Joining date: Immediately

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Location: Maharashtra

Nature of Position: Implementation and Management          

Reporting To: State Project Manager (SPM)

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standard and relevant experience

Overview of the project:

Swaniti Initiative will be working t0 map out the scopes, processes and systems in the arena of workforce and employment. The assistance will be provided to strategic stakeholders to create an inclusive job market, putting reskilling systems in place, interventions for job creation and designing appropriate new work models. The larger vision of the programme also looks at how to make the state a leading ecosystem in designing comprehensive systems to create job opportunities while decreasing skill gaps and increasing capabilities of the most vulnerable groups of the population.

Job summary:

Swaniti Initiative is looking for an enthusiastic and curious professional, who is eager to contribute to the government system by providing research inputs and help reengineering the schemes and programs that contribute towards mitigating issues of labour migration and unemployment. The work will be focused around need assessment, situation analysis, data analysis, brainstorming with relevant stakeholders and collaborating with the allied departments of the Government of Maharashtra. The associate may get an opportunity to make focused interventions in the government systems. S/he will be acting as a resource person for the project team and several departments of the government and will report directly to the State Project Manager of Swaniti Initiative. The position provides tremendous opportunity to get exposure to multiple domains while working with the allied departments of the government.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the SPM to manage the project and the team’s performance
  • Conduct field visits, collect data, interview stakeholders and work with government functionaries
  • Manage the relations with the senior office holders in Government in close coordination with SPM
  • Support team members in carrying out the deliverables of the project
  • Develop insights by collecting and analysing data from primary and secondary research and assist in formulating corresponding strategy for execution of the action plan regarding the aforementioned targets
  • To develop insight papers for government agencies, partnering organisations and the funding organisation especially on the best practices, scopes and gaps in the improvement of the state
  • Act as a catalyst for the departments of the state government or between non-government agencies
  • Represent the organisation on relevant platforms.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Masters in subjects like Labour Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Regulatory Governance, Public Policy, Rural Development/Statistics etc.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in any project where analysis of large scale data was a core component 
  • Candidates having experience of working with the government will be preferred
  • Proficiency in data skills, presentation skills and 
  • Excellent communication skills and writing abilities to draft policy memos, proposals and project reports etc.

Skill and aptitude required: 

  • Data management and analysis skills
  • Critical thinking ability 
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS office and Data Analysis tools
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skill
  • Team player
  • Problem Solver
  • Systemic thinker

Nature of the position: Mid-Level

Engagement Type: Full time 

Joining date: Immediate Joining preferred

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Location: A District of Jharkhand

Nature of Position: Implementation and Project Management

Reporting To: PMU Team Lead

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standard and relevant experience

Joining: Immediate

Summary

We are looking for a passionate and experienced professional who is keen on working closely with the government in catalyzing change in some of the most vulnerable communities and regions of India. The chosen candidate shall work as part of a Planning and Monitoring Unit (PMU) that shall work with the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) to monitor, plan for and implement development works in mining affected regions of various districts of Jharkhand. The Project Officer will look after initiatives focused on Educational interventions

Qualifications

Post-graduate degree in any field

Preference will be provided to those possessing a degree in education, development management, social work, rural development, management or public administration.

At least 3 years of work experience in the development sector. Preference given to candidates possessing experience working directly in the education projects with the district administration.

Responsibilities

  • Get familiar and aware with all the initiatives that have been launched by the district administration in the field of education and take them forward
  • Carry out diagnostic study to understand the socio-economic conditions in mining affected villages and analyse the impact of existing government schemes
  • Analyse the services delivery mechanisms in the field of education and take initiatives with the district administration to fix the gaps of the education systems of the district
  • Conduct Gram Sabhas and PRA exercises in all mining affected villages in the district in order to prepare list of projects to be taken up under the DMF for better performance of the district on the indicators of education and integrate it into Annual Action Plans
  • Coordinate or combine the resources of educational institutions, social service organizations, personnel in educational institutions, or other agencies to enhance the educational delivery in the district.
  • Develop tools to address behavioral issues
  • Manage or coordinate the work with education department and or other staff members.
  • Facilitate the approval of the Annual Action Plans in the Managing / Executive Committee and Governing Council of DMF
  • Oversee the implementation of the approved projects, through regular field visits and raise flags at appropriate level if there is any case of any discrepancy
  • Promote community-based monitoring tools like Social Audit of projects executed under the DMF underlining educational practices and services
  • Documentation of initiatives, observations, recommendations, success stories, and impact at periodic intervals.
  • Operate in full coordination with the PMU Team, line departments and the verticals of Swaniti Initiative

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious relationships
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend solutions
  • Proven ability to identify innovations and translate them into implementable practices
  • Competency in usage of IT tools including proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Polished oral and writing skills in English with effective documentation skills
  • Ability to communicate in Hindi is desirable

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Location: A District of Jharkhand

Nature of Position: Implementation and project management      

Reporting To: PMU Team Lead

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standard and relevant experience

Joining: Immediate

Summary

We are looking for a passionate and experienced professional who is keen on working closely with the  government in catalyzing change in some of the most vulnerable communities and regions of India. The  chosen candidate shall work as part of a five-member Project Management Unit (PMU)that shall work with  the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) to monitor, plan for and implement development works in mining  affected regions of  various districts of Jharkhand. The Project Officer for Livelihoods shall focus on livelihood related work ongoing under the DMF as well as plan and implement livelihood enhancing opportunities in the coming period. 

Qualifications

The candidate must possess a Postgraduate degree with a preference for those possessing a degree in rural  development, management or social work. At least 3 years of work experience in the development sector. Preference will be given to candidates possessing experience working directly with the district administration. 

Responsibilities

  • Carry out diagnostic study to understand the socio-economic conditions in mining affected villages and  analyse the impact (or deficit) of existing government schemes.
  • Conduct Gram Sabhas and PRA exercises in all mining affected villages in the district in order to prepare the list of projects to be taken up under the DMF and compile this into Annual Action Plans.
  • Facilitate the approval of the Annual Action Plans in the Managing / Executive Committee and  Governing Board of the District Mineral Foundation (DMF).
  • Oversee the implementation of the approved projects, through regular field visits and raise flags at  appropriate levels in case of potential delays or cost overruns.
  • Promote community based monitoring tools like Social Audit of projects executed under the DMF
  • Prepare documentation of success stories, lessons learned and impact at periodic intervals.
  • Report to the Team Lead, Planning and Monitoring Unit (PMU).
  • Any other duties may be assigned. 

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious relationships
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend solutions
  • Proven ability to identify innovations and translate them into implementable practices
  • Competency in usage of IT tools including proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Polished oral and writing skills in Hindi and English with effective documentation skills
  • Ability to communicate in Hindi is desirable

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Summary 

We are looking for an experienced professional who is keen on working closely with the government in increasing the income of rural population. The state of Chhattisgarh has a number of FPOs and SHGs which generate large number of ready products. And thus, has potential to generate great amount of revenue for the enterprising population. The professional would be required to lead the endeavour of the organisation to catalyze change in the most vulnerable communities of the state. The chosen candidate shall lead team of Project Managers and Associates to plan, deliver, and monitor interventions in various regions of the state. The State Lead will be reporting directly to Chief Operating Officer and represent Swaniti in the partnership with the state government.

Qualifications 

  • The candidate must possess a master’s degree in public policy, business administration, rural management, entrepreneurship, public administration or other alike subjects. 
  • At least 6 years of work experience and have in-depth knowledge about development sector
  • Preference given to candidates possessing experience working in consulting roles in a target-based environment.  
  • Experience of writing proposals,  preparing project charter, designing imapct assessment framework, and advanced excel

Responsibilities 

  • Represent Swaniti at the State Level and engage with both the government and the funding stake holders
  • Work with various rank of bureaucrats of the state government of Chhattisgarh to increase the systemic efficiency
  • Lead a team of Project Managers and Associates who will work with various systemic functionaries and FPOs
  • Work with FPOs and SHGs to bring structure in their production and market linkages processes
  • Facilitate companies to establish a robust supply chain with the producer groups
  • Facilitate the approval of the Action Plans for the aforementioned objectives by the nodal departments of the state government
  • Oversee the implementation of the approved projects, through regular field visits and raise flags at appropriate levels in case of potential delays.
  • Promote robust mechanism to add value to the chain of supply and build capability of critical stakeholders
  • Prepare documentation of success stories, lessons learn and impact at periodic intervals.
  • Overall management of the team and its operations
  • Any other duties as may be assigned for the purpose of the project

Credentials especially preferred: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious relationships.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically. 
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend solutions.
  • Proven ability to identify innovations and translate them into implementable practices.
  • Strong oral and writing skills in English with effective documentation skills. 
  • Ability to communicate and write in Hindi is desirable.

Skills Required and Personality Traits Preferred

Soft Skills

  • Leadership Skill
  • Team Management
  • Strategic Planning and Donor Management
  • Government Liaison
  • Project Management
  • Documentation and presentation
  • English Communication – Proficiency in Verbal and Written

Computer Sills

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • Advanced excel/SPSS etc.
  • Project management softwares like trello

Personality Traits

  • Agile
  • Problem solver
  • Tech Savvy
  • Quick Learner

Details at a glance

  • Job type – Full time
  • Location – Raipur, Chhattisgarh
  • No remote operation
  • Nature of engagement – Contractual and Renewable after one year on the basis of performance
  • Leadership position
  • Joining – As soon as possible
  • Remuneration – Commensurate with Industry Standard and relevant experience

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Location: A District of Jharkhand

Nature of Position: Implementation and Project Management

Reporting To: PMU Team Lead

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standard and relevant experience

Joining: Immediate

Summary

We are looking for a passionate and experienced professional who is keen on working closely with the government in catalyzing change in some of the most vulnerable communities and regions of India. The chosen candidate shall work as part of a Planning and Monitoring Unit (PMU) that shall work with the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) to monitor, plan for and implement development works in mining affected regions of various districts of Jharkhand. The Project Officer will look after initiatives focused on Health.

Qualifications

Post-graduate degree in any field preference will be provided to those possessing a degree in public health, rural development, management or public administration. At least 2 years of work experience in the development sector. Preference given to candidates possessing experience working directly in the health sector with the district administration.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out diagnostic study to understand the socio-economic conditions in mining affected villages and analyse the impact of existing government schemes
  • Analyse the health services delivery mechanisms and take initiatives with the district administration to fix the gaps of the public health systems of the district
  • Conduct Gram Sabhas and PRA exercises in all mining affected villages in the district in order to prepare list of projects to be taken up under the DMF for better performance of the district on health indicators and integrate it into Annual Action Plans
  • Coordinate or combine the resources of health care institutions, social service organizations, public safety personnel, or other agencies to enhance the community health.
  • Design or use monitoring tools, like screening, lab records, and vital information, to recognize health risks.
  • Develop tools to address behavioral causes of diseases.
  • Facilitate or control prevention programs in specialized areas such as aerospace, work-related, infectious disease, and environmental medicine.
  • Assess the effectiveness of recommended risk reduction actions or other interventions.
  • Recognize groups at threat for specific preventable diseases.
  • Prepare precautionary health reports which include problem explanations, analyses, alternate solutions, and suggestions.
  • Deliver details about potential health risks and possible treatments to the media, the public, other health care experts, or local, state, and national health regulators.
  • Manage or coordinate the work of doctors, nurses, statisticians, or other staff members.
  • Design, implement, or assess health service delivery systems to enhance the health of specific communities.
  • Facilitate the approval of the Annual Action Plans in the Managing / Executive Committee and Governing Council of DMF
  • Oversee the implementation of the approved projects, through regular field visits and raise flags at appropriate level if there is any case of any discrepancy
  • Promote community-based monitoring tools like Social Audit of projects executed under the DMF underlining health practices and services
  • Documentation of initiatives, observations, recommendations, success stories, and impact at periodic intervals.
  • Operate in full coordination with the PMU Team, line departments and the verticals of Swaniti Initiative

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious relationships
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend solutions
  • Proven ability to identify innovations and translate them into implementable practices
  • Competency in usage of IT tools including proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Polished oral and writing skills in English with effective documentation skills
  • Ability to communicate in Hindi is desirable

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Sector: Gov-Tech

Reports to: Product Manager

Position Level: Mid-Level 

Remuneration: INR 12 LPA+

Remote working: Yes

 

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION:

Swaniti Initiative and Ank Aha(Swaniti’s Technology partner), work together as a social enterprise, that believes “good data can lead to  better decision making”. We have  brought together a team of data and technology experts to work with policy and development experts who understand the bottlenecks of delivering public services and the combined team is very capable of designing technology solutions for the problems that the society is facing. Subsequently, we have built Management Information Systems,  Resource Planning Systems, Mobile Applications, Dashboards and Artificial Intelligence tools for analysing big data that focus on creating social impact. We work  through data to find “Aha” moments which can translate into insights on developmental  programs. Swaniti Initiative is a non-partisan, social enterprise that delivers development solutions to policy makers and representatives. Swaniti works with state governments and Parliamentarians across 17 states. We work through a three-pronged approach: provide research support on key government programs and initiatives, on ground implementation insights for delivery of public service and technological intervention to improve service delivery.

Some of our products are accessible at on Jaano (jaano.swaniti.org) and Jaano India (jaanoindia.swaniti.org).

JOB PURPOSE 

To lead the front-end development within a gov-tech start-up environment, devoted to creating technology solutions for social development that can impact millions of lives.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • At least 3 years of active work experience in the public or private sector in a the front end developer role dealing with  handling technology products
  • Highly proficient in CSS3, HTML5, Javascript and in web technologies such as AngularJS, Bootstrap, RxJS, React.JS, Knockout, and Redux. Must demonstrate a deep understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms, inclusive of SASS. S/he will need to have an excellent understanding of partial page updates and AJAX
  • The candidate will demonstrate a keen understanding of user interaction and design principles and standards. S/he will have significant knowledge of visual aesthetic components and elements such as fonts, layout, color, graphics etc.
  • The Senior Frontend Developer must additionally be an exceptionally good coder with familiarity in server-side web frameworks, for example, nodejs, Django and Express.js. This individual will also need to be familiar with cross-browser compatibility issues and demonstrate design and user interface/user experience skills
  • A suitable candidate will also have a proven track record of shipping quality products to consumers and experience in pushing a frontend team forward through new technologies, methodologies, and processes, evolving the needs in order to stay ahead of the curve and offer the solution a competitive edge.
  • Ability to work in small start-up teams and entrepreneurial environments
  • Strong leadership skills with a team player and problem solver attitude
  • Critical thinking skills with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Passion to work for large scale impact and commitment to thrive with tight deadlines

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work hours: Generally 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday
  • Employees covered with Health Insurance. 50% premium contribution by organisation.
  • Nature of engagement: Full time
  • Remote working is available for the right profile

 

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