Skills & Competencies required
Experience and in-depth understanding of the rural governance institutions and processes. Experience of working with Panchayats and government line departments is a must for this position.
In depth understanding of women’s self-help groups, micro-finance, and women empowerment related aspects.
In depth understanding of monitoring, evaluations, and reporting functions particularly in development sector programmes
Basic understanding of community health programs particularly focused on nutrition
Good training skills
Good communications skills including writing skills
Willingness to travel in remote areas
Willingness to liaison with government, banks, donors etc
English language proficiency is must to execute this function. Working knowledge of Hindi is desirable.
This is a senior management position. Selected candidate is expected to lead AKRSP(I)’s programs on community-based organisations, rural governance, community health, and women self-help groups.
Leading a multi-state team engaged in rural governance and community collectives’ program of the organization. It requires intensive capacity building of PRIs, activating gram sabhas and facilitating entitlements for the poorest.
Leading and establishing a program on community health and nutrition.
Promoting large scale livelihood activities among SHG members using savings or bank credit.
Leading the expansion of programs for the poorest households across all geographies.
Preparing and operationalizing strategy for inclusive programs across all verticals of the organization.
Preparing and operationalizing strategy for large scale leverage of resources from flagship government schemes such as MGNREGA, NRLM etc.
Liaison with donor agencies, SRLMs, government agencies, and other related agencies for fund mobilization and policy related partnerships.
Capacity building of field teams on various aspects of rural governance, community collectives and inclusiveness.
Preparing regular progress reports along with regular evaluation of major projects related to rural governance and community collectives.