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Officer: Strategic Information (Research, Learning & Innovation)

Pune | Mumbai

  • Organization: Alliance India - India HIV/AIDS Alliance
  • Location: Pune | Mumbai
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Aajeevika Bureau
 
Position: Regional Lead, Maharashtra
 
Location:   Mumbai
 
Last Date: April 10th, 2024  
 
Email for application: jobs@aajeevika.org
 
Aajeevika Bureau (AB) is a public service organisation dedicated to providing solutions and security to India’s vulnerable migrant workers and their communities. AB offers legal aid, skilling, counselling, social security, financial services, health care and destination support to migrant workers. Through its workers’ facilitation centres, AB works in several districts of rural Rajasthan and urban destinations of Gujarat and Maharashtra. In western India states, AB works across multiple work streams including informal manufacturing, construction, recycling, transportation and logistics. It covers some of the densest migrant locations such as Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra and Ahmedabad, Surat and Ankaleshwar in Gujarat.
 
AB has worked and impacted well over half a million migrants and its research and policy work occupies a significant space in the understanding of informal work and labour migration. It has incubated new initiatives and organisations in the space of financial services for migration dependent households, migrant housing and health care.
Please visit www.aajeevika.org for more details on AB’s programmes and team.
AB is now expanding to newer geographies in western India and it intend to drive new action, research, advocacy and policy work. We are seeking a highly committed, skilled and experienced development practitioner with a labour rights perspective to the position of Regional Lead for our multiple teams. The Regional Lead is a key position and the selected candidate will become part of AB’s core management and leadership team. S/he is expected to infuse a spirit of high performance in the teams and help gain new visibility and impact.
 
POSITION
 
Regional Lead, Maharashtra
LOCATION
Mumbai, Maharashtra
 
 
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Programme Strategy and Operations
  • Provide strategic and operational inputs to the field centres and teams
  • Ensure planning, execution and monitoring of initiatives;
  • Oversee, nurture and support teams in diverse locations
  • Facilitate and overview all programmatic services and activities
  • Participate in designing research, media and communication plans and ensuring high quality outputs.
Advocacy with state, industry and other relevant stakeholders
  • Build strategic partnerships with stakeholders across government bodies, industry, workers’ organisations and CSO community;
  • Actively engage with employers, and industry representatives to influence fair labour practices and measures;
  • Design and incubate initiatives in partnership with like-minded CSOs, Trade Unions to further migrant workers’ welfare
  • Represent AB in forums and platforms working to further workers’ welfare
Administration, Training and HR
  • Oversee general administration and management of all centres in Maharashtra
  • Mentor, guide, supervision, handholding and training of teams for effective implementation of programmes 
CANDIDATE PROFILE
 
  • Post-graduate degree/M.Phil/PhD in the fields of labour studies/ development economics/development studies/social sciences /management or similar disciplines.
  • Min. 8 years of relevant work experience including in the field of informal work, labour migration, labour rights or inclusive urban development. Work experience with informal workers and migrant communities in urban areas will be a strong asset.
  • Excellent fluency in English, Hindi. Knowledge of Marathi will be a tremendous advantage.
  • Very good writing, presentation and managerial skills.
  • Solid past experience in the field and community engagement
  • Bold, outgoing individual who is familiar with working in Maharashtra especially Mumbai and Pune.
We have a preference for women and diverse candidates – they are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
 
 
APPLICATION REQUIRMENT
Please send as separate attachments –
  1. Bio data/CV
  2. A short covering letter no more than 1 page stating clearly why you consider yourself suitable for the position.
  3. Independent writing sample which could include reports, studies, articles or blogs. These will be kept confidential.
Complete applications should be mailed to jobs@aajeevika.org before April 10th, 2024
 
REMUNERATION & BENEFITS
We look forward to hearing from a wide range of interested individuals for this position. Salary will be attractive and it will be determined based on qualification, experience and leadership ability. Please note that we are a non-profit and we can offer salaries comparable to similar professionally run, grassroots organizations in Mumbai within our reliable resources.
 

   

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