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Position: Project Officer (IT)  

Location: Deoghar, Jharkhand.

Nature of Position: DMFT Planning and Monitoring Unit

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standards and relevant experience  

Summary 

We are looking for a passionate and experienced data analyst who is keen on working in the development sector. The chosen candidate shall work as part of a five-member 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 the district. The Assistant Project Officer (IT) shall play a crucial role in designing and updating MIS systems as well as supporting tall e-governance projects taken up under DMF. We are looking specifically for driven professionals who are capable of working in a public sector setting while maintaining high productivity. 

Qualifications 

The candidate must be a B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science (or Information Technology) or Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) or PG Diploma in Computer Science (or Information Technology) or equivalent from a recognized University/Institute. Candidates should have experience in the design, maintenance and updation of MIS systems. Preference will be given to candidates possessing previous experience of working with government departments. 

Responsibilities 

  • Design, maintain and regularly update of GIS based Management Information System (MIS) for all projects taken up under the District Mineral Foundation (DMF). 
  • Support all e-governance projects taken up under the District Mineral Foundation (DMF). • Liaison with district National Informatics Centre (NIC) and the nodal agency at the state level to regularly provide information regarding details of meetings held, proceedings finalized, notifications issued etc for updating in the DMF website. 
  • Design, maintain and periodically update ‘Digital Dashboard’ containing all information regarding the mining affected villages collected during the initial baseline surveys and subsequent mid-line surveys. 
  • Comply with all requirements under the Right to Information Act (RTI) with regard to the District Mineral Foundation (DMF). 
  • Procure and maintain all IT assets of the Planning and Monitoring Unit (PMU) including laptops, printers, scanners etc. 
  •  Any other duties as may be assigned. 

Skills 

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships. 
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically, analyze diverse information and manage multiple projects simultaneously. 
  •  Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend solutions. • Competency in usage of IT tools including proficiency in MS Office suite. 
  •  Strong oral and writing skills in English. 
  • Ability to communicate in Hindi is desirable.

 

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Position Name : Associate Manager – Learning & Development

Motive:  Design, Mobilise & deploy systems and resources to enhance the capabilities of employees

Reports: Chief Peoples’ Officer, Swaniti Initiative

Nature: Mid Managerial Level

Location: Swaniti Initiative, Sarvapriya Vihar, New Delhi, 110016, IN

About the Position 

We are looking for an experienced professional who is keen on taking up a role which is focused on enhancing the processes of knowledge management and ensuring development of team members while working closely with the senior management of the organisation. The Associate Manager – L&D plays a critical role by being responsible for interacting with team members of various projects, understanding their professional needs and then designing modules or mobilising experts to supply required skills and knowledge. The role requires the individual to understand the paradigm of public policy, objectives of the organisation, the skill sets required to deliver on projects, build partnerships with institutions of repute across the world for enriching the employees with new insights and deliver with systemic interventions to foster employees professional growth. It also requires the person to have a bias towards creating systems for sustained focus on learning and development. This role is very influential for the growth of the organisation and hence the professional will be required to ensure that the employees make the most out of the learning opportunities and grow with the organisation. 

Remuneration: Commensurate to the experience and market standards

Qualifications required:

  • Post-graduate degree in law, public policy, psychology, public administration or alike subjects with a preference for those having a multidisciplinary academic profile 
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in the development sector/government with a preference for those having worked on ground
  • At least 1 year of experience in designing module and/or knowledge management and change management 
  • Prior experience of working with multilateral agencies and large foundations will be favourably looked upon. 
  • Knowledge of effective learning and development methods
  • Demonstrate affinity to human development 
  • Strong organisational skills with the foundation of value-based decision making

Responsibilities 

  • Conducting need assessments and creating self-assessment systems for employees
  • Designing frameworks for competency mapping and skill assessment
  • Design, deliver and facilitate workshops in alignment with the organization’s objectives
  • Identify and maintain relationships with industry experts and mentors
  • Utilize e-learning platforms to conduct online training and workshops
  • Designing exercises to assess the Employees’ growth from modules and workshops
  • Develop and deploy customized learning material for various groups of team members
  • Facilitating systematic documentation of best practices and learnings
  • Build systems to capture the knowledge being created from the delivery of projects
  • Facilitate the development of standardized governance frameworks
  • Inspire people for knowledge creation and dissemination  
  • The overall design, implement, and evaluate the L&D projects for the growth of employees
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in learning trends, changes in learning theory, and developments in learning technologies
  • Work closely with the Peoples’ Team to respond to the organization’s growth strategy

Skills Required and Personality Traits Preferred

Soft Skills

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Empathetic Leadership 
  • Change management
  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Constructive Systemic Outlook with Design thinking
  • Data-driven strategic planning and management
  • Proficiency in both Verbal and Written Communication (English & Hindi both languages)
  • Documentation and report writing
  • Module designing and facilitation

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, documents designing tools like Canva, etc
  • Google Drive, Survey Forms, and file management
  • Documentation software

Personality Traits

  • Active listener
  • Problem solver
  • Agile
  • Quick Learner
  • Integral and persuasive 

Working Conditions:

  • Operating from office
  • Working days – Monday to Friday – 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Work with various vertical leads and team leads placed in various parts of the country
  • Permanent position
  • Annual appraisal
  • Potential to get promoted in strategic roles in the People Operation Management
  • Opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of governance in South Asian Nations
  • Joining ASAP

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Position: UI/UX Designer

Position Level: Mid-Level

Sector: Gov-Tech

Reports to: Product Manager

Remuneration: Commensurate to the Market Standards

Remote working: Yes 

Joining: Immediate

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 society is facing. Subsequently, we have built Management Information Systems,  Resource Planning Systems, Mobile Applications, Dashboards, and Artificial Intelligence tools for analyzing big data that focus on creating social impact. We work through data to find “Aha” moments that can translate into insights on developmental programs. Swaniti Initiative is a non-partisan, social enterprise that delivers development solutions to policymakers 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 the delivery of public service, and technological intervention to improve service delivery.

Some of our products are accessible on Jaano and Jaano India. 

Job Purpose:

To take a key role in the team, responsible for creating an efficient user experience and user interface for our products, and designing wireframes and frameworks for efficient functioning. The designer will be working alongside the team of engineers and developers, collaborating and iterating on the user experience for our websites and applications

Required qualifications, SKills, and experience:

  • At least 2 years of proven experience in the relevant field
  • Developing and conceptualizing a comprehensive UI/UX design for the products and applications
  • Producing high-quality UX design solutions through wireframes, visual and graphic designs, and creating prototypes.
  • Working knowledge of the technologies and software like Sketch Invision, Visio, HTML, CSS, IOS, Android, Design system, Adobe creative suite, Javascript, etc.
  • Translate user behavior and research into actionable data
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or Design or  related fields
  • Ability to work in small startup 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 are covered with Health Insurance. 50% premium contribution by the organisation.
  • Nature of engagement: Full time. 

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Position: Analyst – Policy Engagements

Overview

Swaniti Initiative is in the process of providing technical assistance to the parliamentarians or state governments on several climate/labor/energy/health/nutrition/rural development or related issues. We are looking for a passionate individual who is keen on working with various crucial stakeholders like parliamentarians, state governments, districts’ administration, and international or regional NGOs & CBOs. The chosen individuals shall work for supporting and facilitating the partnering organizations and policy stakeholders like Parliamentarians and Bureaucrats to design interventions on various key Government Flagship programs. Tasks would range from conducting outreach, secondary and primary research, data evaluation, policy analysis, partner management, and developing strategies for policy interventions.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • A major chunk of time will be dedicated to the outcome-oriented outreach to elected representatives. 
  • Conduct extensive research on policies and programs to develop advanced insights and reports which may be used by stakeholders.
  • Extending research support to the policymakers on parliamentary interventions
  • Curating events, roundtable conferences, issue briefings and related complementing documents for parliamentarians on macro policy issues
  • Coordinating logistics for events
  • Maintaining an internal record of the impact
  • Develop policy briefs, media pieces, and other knowledge pieces that may be used for the dissemination of relevant knowledge and information to the stakeholders.
  • Undertake field visits as and when required
  • Coordinating with other teams to drive internal processes
  • Participate in internal capacity building initiatives
  • Represent the organisation on various platforms 

Eligibility Criteria

Qualification:

  • Master’s degree in Development Studies, Public Policy, Law, or other related social science streams
  • Minimum 2 years of prior experience in engaging with government institutions will be strongly preferred

Skills & Aptitude:

  • Polished communication skills
  • Awareness about government policies, schemes and functioning
  • Exposure to the development sector, especially NGO interventions

Organizational skills

  • Strategic thinking and problems solving skills
  • A team player with project handling abilities
  • Details oriented and analytical

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standards and relevant experience

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Nature of Position: Project Management and Implementation

Reporting To: Vertical Lead, Swaniti Initiative    

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standards and relevant experience

Location: Ranchi, Jharkhand.

About Swaniti Initiative:

Swaniti Initiative is a non-partisan, social enterprise that delivers development solutions to policymakers and representatives. Swaniti works with State Governments and Parliamentarians across 17 states. Swaniti supports issues of climate change, health, education, gender, water, sanitation and livelihood. We work through a three-pronged approach: provide research and strategy support on key government policies, 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 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 toward 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 a passionate, vision-driven and experienced professional, who is eager to contribute to the government system by working on schemes and programs that contribute towards mitigating changing climatic conditions. The individual should have a background in climate change mitigation/energy/renewables. The work will be focused around need assessment, facilitating alignment of policy decisions, brainstorming with relevant stakeholders and following up with the allied departments of the Government of Jharkhand. The Project  Manager (PM) will be acting as a catalyst between several departments of the state government and will also operate in direct concurrence with the Vertical Lead of Swaniti Initiative. The position provides a tremendous opportunity to get exposure to multiple domains while working with the allied departments of the State government.

Roles and Responsibilities

Programme Management:

  • The Project  Manager is expected to summarize evidence from the field research and plan the corresponding strategy for the execution of the action plan. 
  • To manage the day to day operations of the team and represent the team at the relevant policy review meetings at different levels of the government in coordination with relevant stakeholders
  • Provide assistance required for the projects  to the State Project Manager

Stakeholder Management and Relationship Building:

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with strategic authorities at the state headquarters like the secretaries of the departments, commissioners of the allied departments, directors, and project officers at the divisional and district level
  • Establish a consistent communication network among each of these stakeholders for immediate course correction measures

Institutionalize Systemic changes:

  • The Project Manager is expected to provide recommendations and support to the government in institutionalising structural policy interventions. 
  • The PM has to provide required assistance and guidance to the government stakeholders to ensure that the recommendations are adopted and disseminated at each level of the administrative machinery.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Masters in subjects like Public Policy, Planning and Urban Development, Development Studies, Economics, Rural Development/Statistics, Regulatory Governance etc.
  • At least 4 years of work experience with minimum 2 years of prior working experience in integrated projects of mitigating issues of climate change/fossil energy/agriculture etc
  • Candidates having a background in Sustainability/ Renewable Energy/ Climate Change advocacy/ Environment / Rural Development and Livelihood transformation will be preferred
  • Candidates with excellent communication skills, Team Management skills, Project Management Skills and the ability to draft proposals and develop project reports etc will be given priority.

Skill and aptitude required

  • Team Management
  • Critical thinking ability 
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Leadership and Strategic Management 
  • Data Analysis
  • Proficiency in MS office and basic IT Tools

 

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About the role

Associate – Clean Air is an opportunity for committed youths to work with Hon’ble Members of Parliament (MPs) on air pollution and allied issues. The Associates would be expected to drive policy issues at the national level and create a visible impact at the constituency. The job majorly requires exceptional research skills, ability to coordinate with diverse stakeholders, multitask, with problem-solving attitude and polished communication skills.

Job details:

Undertake continuous research on air pollution/allied domains to produce succinct briefs/papers/ knowledge products related to:

  • National and state-level policy and programs
  • Constituency specific issues
  • Innovations and best practices at the local, national and international level

Undertake output-oriented engagement/activities at constituency/state//national level with:

  • Local Government, civil society, youths, citizenry and think tanks etc.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility wing of Industry
  • Organize public-facing events on air pollution and allied issues

Facilitate implementation of programs and policies by:

  • Supporting interdepartmental convergence and coordination for tangible outcomes
  • Undertaking field visits to gather on-ground insights for identifying potential areas of intervention
  • Participating in relevant meetings of local administration
  • Mapping the capacity building areas of local administration
  • Coordination with the local administration to achieve programmatic deliverables/identified targets
  • Collect programmatic data from stakeholders

Support legislative work related to clean air and any other component as and when required by Hon’ble MPs:

  • Identify critical gaps at constituency and national level to be undertaken
  • Draft parliamentary interventions
  • Background research for Parliamentary interventions
  • Examine relevant bills
  • Research for standing committees meetings, as applicable
  • Research to identify possible areas for Private Member Bills
  • Support for District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) Meetings
  • Overall research support beyond air pollution and allied issues, as and when required

Others:

  • Ability to understand complex issues related to the environment, sustainability and pollution
  • Support local administration through research, technical assistance, field visits, monitoring and community mobilization etc.
  • Identify, create a pool and coordinate to execute activities with Grassroots organizations/CSR wings of Industry working in the domain of air pollution and related issues
  • Presenting relevant national-level policies/reports/briefs in a succinct and comprehendible manner to local stakeholders
  • Ability to identify micro-level issues and connect them to macro-level issues
  • Identify, scale up and highlight relevant local interventions
  • Document administrative requirements/reports/findings, media pieces/local success stories etc. for larger dissemination
  • Highlighting and drafting pieces on local innovations
  • Highlight relevant issues pertaining to air pollution/allied issues for DISHA Committee meetings
  • Increase the visibility of Parliamentarians on the air pollution/allied issues
  • Facilitate study and exposure tours

Required Essentials:

  • Graduate or post-graduate degree related to Climate Change, Economics, Environmental Management/Law, Public policy, international development, or other alike from a reputed university
  • 3-4 years of experience working on air pollution/climate/environment policy and programs or related fields
  • Knowledge and awareness about standard policymaking procedure and functioning of Parliament
  • Understands Union and State Government’s functioning and structures
  • Advance understanding of programs and policies related to air pollution
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with competencies around articulating ideas succinctly on issues of air pollution and allied issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to establish linkages between air pollution and other forms of public discourse
  • Demonstrated ability to understand Parliamentary procedures, comprehend reports of Parliamentary Committees, Ministries and various National and International experts/stakeholders/agencies
  • Skills to understand budgets and financial provisions made by Union and State Governments

Desirable:

  • Experience of working with public representatives
  • Preference will be given to those who have worked with Government on pollution and allied sectors
  • Have worked previously in the state for which you have applied and are well versed with local language
  • Understanding of capacity building needs of stakeholders
  • Knowledge on; air pollution, climate change, clean energy and clean transportation and their impact
  • Ability to understand India’s international negotiation position on climate with respect to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) processes and its relevance to Indian states

Location: As per the preference of Hon’ble MP; constituency, state capital, or New Delhi etc.

States: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala

Minimum engagement duration: 10 – 12 months

Consolidated remuneration: INR 50,000 per month

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Location: A Parliamentary Constituency of Gujarat

Nature of Position: Project Implementation and Management   

Reporting To:  Lead – Parliamentary Engagement                              

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standard and relevant experience

Job summary:

Swaniti Initiative works with multiple parliamentarians, state governments, and civil society organisations to implement projects in the areas of health, education, gender, water, sanitation, climate change, and livelihood. The Associate is expected to provide technical assistance for the project including policy analysis, research support and data analysis, drawing insights from the data collected. The position offers a tremendous opportunity to engage directly with the policymakers, and implementation of the various schemes.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Function in full coordination with the office of the Member of Parliament for constituency development
  • Coordinate with District Administration for project implementation and monitoring 
  • Provide research and data analysis support to the Hon’ble MP Office
  • Stay updated of the latest developments of the geography and policies
  • Preparing high quality and detailed research/ policy briefs/reports for various stakeholders
  • Writing project proposals and communication pieces
  • Preparing and proofreading documents/reports as required
  • Conducting field visit to collect data and get ground insights required for the project

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Masters in subjects like Developing Studies, Public Policy, Rural Development/Statistics, Law, Engineering or relevant fields
  • Candidates with work experience with elected representatives for developmental work will be prioritised
  • Proficiency in working with qualitative and quantitative data and data analysis tools

Skill and aptitude required: 

  • Critical thinking ability 
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research Skills
  • Proficiency in presentation skills
  • Documentation skills
  • Basic understanding of Gujarati

Nature of the position: Mid Level

Engagement Type: Full time 

Joining date: Immediately

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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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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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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 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: 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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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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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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Position Name: Team Lead, PMU, DMFT, Jharkhand

Mission

  • Supporting mining-affected communities with increased employment opportunities
  • Strengthening delivery of quality healthcare to mining-affected communities
  • Ensuring that innovative programs are adopted and strengthened
  • Overall improvement in social and economic indicators

About the Organization

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

About the Position

We are looking for a passionate and experienced professional who is keen on taking up a leadership role in the development sector. The Team Lead shall represent Swaniti and will lead a team working in close coordination with District Administration for goals like unemployment reduction, livelihood generation, improving educational outcomes, ensuring healthcare delivery and poverty reduction. The Program manager would have quantifiable targets on how to most effectively deploy and manage programs and resources under the district minerals fund. The key role of leading the project team would be to strategically identify projects and ensure the appropriate monitoring and impact assessment are done. The Team Lead will also have to demonstrate the ability to manage the team effectively. With the support of the team, the Team Lead would be expected to formulate and implement an end-to-end strategy, while maintaining consistent liaising with the district administration.

Location: Godda, Jharkhand

Qualifications

  • Post-graduate degree in any field with a preference for those possessing a degree in rural development, the management or public administration. Candidates having masters from Tier 1 institutions. 
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience in the development sector. Preference is given to candidates possessing experience working directly with grant-making foundations and/or district administration. 
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a leadership position where a team size was bigger than 4 members. 

Responsibilities 

Stakeholder Relationship Management and Team Building

  • The team Lead will represent Swaniti Initiative at the District Level and function in coordination with the State Projects Lead of Swaniti Initiative. The day to day responsibilities will be carried out in coordination with the district administration and the authorities.
  • Identify key high impact projects that will result in significant (quantifiable) improvements in the life of those affected by the mining sector activities. 
  • Put in place the appropriate monitoring system to assess how ongoing projects are improving quality of life. 
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with strategic authorities at the district and state levels to provide them with appropriate reporting of ongoing programs.
  • Respond to any needs of the administration, including providing them with innovative ideas about incoming programs. 
  • Establish consistent communication networks with all external and internal stakeholders for immediate course correction measures.
  • Document the findings and the best practices and present on various platforms.
  • Building a motivated and skilled team at the district level and managing the same through constructive interventions.

Institutionalising Systemic Changes

  • The Team Lead will be expected to function as a resource person to the district and come up with recommendations that may support the government in initiating and institutionalising required structural changes.

Project Planning, Implementation, monitoring and Evaluation

  • Conceptualize a wide range of impactful projects and implement the same for the achievement of the goals at the district level.
  • Collaborate with different verticals of Swaniti Initiative in formulating, strategizing, implementing and evaluating action research projects 
  • Develop an impact evaluation matrix for the projects to ensure appropriate monitoring of the program. 
  • Work with the Swaniti team to identify innovative programs and projects. 

Reporting and Communication

  • The Team Lead will function in close coordination with the  Swaniti Initiative, and District Collector

Skills Required and Personality Traits Preferred

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

Computer Sills

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • Google Drive and Survey Forms
  • Emailing and Video Conferencing
  • Personality Traits
  • Agile
  • Tech Savvy
  • Quick Learner
  • Details at a glance

Job type: Full time

Nature of engagement – Full time

Remuneration: Commensurate to market standards

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Position: Associate

Location: Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Nature of Position: Research and Implementation
Reporting To: Project Manager, Swaniti Initiative
Remuneration: Commensurate with market standards and relevant experience

About the Project:
The project envisages creating models of sustainable interventions for Child-friendly ecosystems. The fellows would get a unique opportunity to work closely with key decision-makers and elected
representatives in the district to improve the implementation of child-friendly policies and programs.

Job summary:
We are looking for an experienced professional who is keen on taking up the Associate role in the sustainable intervention project for children. The work will be focused on developing high-quality research documents, along with need assessment, situation analysis, data analysis, brainstorming with relevant stakeholders, and collaborating with the allied departments and various key stakeholders. The Associate will be expected to come up with critical research inputs, and make potential interventions to strengthen the existing policies. The position provides a tremendous opportunity to get exposure to multiple domains while working directly with the policy-makers, district administration office, and allied departments of the government.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate local child-friendly policies and initiatives in order to identify district-level interventions.
  • Establish and maintain working relationship with Government officials
  • Periodic and sustained engagement with local Members of Legislative Assembly (MLA) and other elected representatives at different electing units
  • Collaborate with district administration to develop scalable interventions and best practices at the local level
  • Provide contextual research and data to local officials and elected representatives 
  • Encourage all stakeholders to work together to strengthen a child-friendly ecosystem.
  • Monitor the progress of the relevant schemes and programmes on a regular basis.
  • Bi-weekly presentations on child-related concerns to important stakeholders
  • Compilation of field challenges and implementation of steps to address them
  • Assist with mobilizing important stakeholders for Roundtable conferences
  • At regular intervals, record success stories, lessons learned, and impact.
  • Assist in the completion of any media requests
  • Participate in project-related events and meetings as needed.
  • Keep a close eye on the state’s policy discourse
  • Complete any other tasks necessary to ensure the project’s success.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Post-graduate degree in any field with a preference for those possessing a degree in Public Policy, Development Studies, Governance, etc.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in working with Government and handling projects.
  • At least 1 year of experience working in research-based roles 

Skill and aptitude required: 

  • Team Work
  • Critical thinking ability 
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS office and IT Tools
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skills

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