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About Swaniti Initiative:

Swaniti Initiative is a non-partisan, social enterprise that delivers development solutions to policy makers and administrators. Swaniti works with state governments and Parliamentarians across seventeen states. Swaniti supports on issues of health, education, gender, water, sanitation and livelihood. We work through a three-
pronged approach: provide research support on key government programs, aid in on ground implementation in bettering delivery of public service and develop technological intervention that would streamline public service delivery.

II. Title: Associate – Job Description

About the Project
We are looking for highly motivated applications to work on “The Expanding and Strengthening of Cashless Ecosystem in Assam and Manipur” project. The project aims to provide knowledge and technical support to government administrators, by providing actionable insights and on ground support that can help better implement government schemes relating to cashless transactions. Responsibilities would include addressing outstanding challenges and engaging with relevant stakeholders work to create a cashless ecosystem. Associate needs to have an extensive knowledge of the financial system and the central and state schemes focusing on Financial Inclusion and Direct Benefit Transfers (DBT). The Associate will be required to work with various stakeholders, undertake extensive research and work with respective state officials. Associates should have excellent writing skills with a natural inquisitiveness and problem solving capacity which can support sharp analysis. The Team will work in coordination with other verticals, and thus requires someone with enjoys team work.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Conduct high quality contextual research.
• Prepare detailed reports to document research findings.
• Conduct baseline and primary surveys.
• Analyze data and prepare extensive reports.
• Undertake Impact Evaluation as per the need of projects
• Support state administrators in program implementation

• Support administration in developing documents and products for better implementation
• Aid in direct implementation for cashless programs
• Ensure quality and timely deliverables.
• Collaborate with team lead to build knowledge products.
• Undertake creating of data visualization and provide situational analysis.
• Develop learning products for internal and external dissemination.
• Liaison with external institutions & stakeholders.

Qualification and Competencies:
Mandatory:
Following are the basic qualifications and competencies the candidate is expected possess:

− Post Graduate’s degree in Economics, Development Studies, Public Policy, MBA and other related
field
− Strong communication skills (written and verbal) to effectively correspond with diverse audience.
− Coherent thought process and attention to detail to effectively coordinate assessment, monitoring
and evaluation process of projects.
− Superior research and writing abilities.
− Capacity to work quickly and provide deliverables at short notice.
− Ability to work in a team and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
− Open to travel as per the need of the project

Preferred:
− Prior experience in the development sector.
− Knowledge of government policies, schemes and functioning focusing on Financial Inclusion and Direct Benefit Transfers (DBT).

Location: Guwahati, Assam/Imphal.Manipur

Remuneration: As per Market standards

Last Date for Applying: June 20th, 2018

Interested candidates should email the following documents to careers@swaniti.in. with subject “Associate”
• Current CV
• Cover Letter: Emphasize on why you want to join this organization.

About the Organization

Swaniti Initiative is a social enterprise that aims to deliver development solutions by working in partnership with the central, state and local 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. We specifically focus on delivering public programs through established institutional mechanisms. For more details, please visit www.swaniti.in

We are looking for highly motivated applications for the role of Associate in the office of Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Mr. Harish Chandra Meena, for steering the implementation of high impact projects within the constituency. The Associate would be required to work with a nexus of government machinery and community to bring together sustainable solutions that are strongly supported by the stakeholders.

He/ She needs to have the ability to manage high impact projects, stakeholder’s relations and conduct impact assessment exercises. He/ She should have excellent writing skills and should also be able to work at the community members, government officials, project partners and other stakeholders. The Associate will also be expected to manage other interns working at the MP office.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage the ongoing projects of the MP office in the areas of education, girl child development, health etc.
  • Manage relationships with partners, government officials, community members and other stakeholders involved in the projects.
  • Manage a team of interns working for the MP office.
  • Assist the MP office in drafting letters, conducting research, following-up with stakeholders.
  • Prepare detailed reports on project implementation and documenting good case practices.
  • Ensure quality and timely deliverables.
  • Collaborate with team lead to build knowledge products.
  • Undertake creating of data visualization and provide situational analysis.

Qualification and Competencies:

Mandatory:

Following are the basic qualifications and competencies the candidate is expected possess:

  • A Graduate’s degree
  • Ability to manage projects which require synergy from many stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) to effectively correspond with diverse audience.
  • Coherent thought process and attention to detail to effectively coordinate implementation, monitoring and fire-fighting processes of projects.
  • Capacity to work quickly and provide deliverables at short notice.
  • Ability to work in a team and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Open to travel within the constituency of Dausa as per the need of the project

Preferred:
Prior experience in managing projects and teams.

Location: Jaipur and Dausa

Remuneration: As per Market standards

Requirement: Immediate

Interested candidates should email the following documents to careers@swaniti.in. with subject “Associate”

  • Current CV
  • Cover Letter: Emphasize on why you want to join this organization.
  • Writing sample on a policy or social issue.
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