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Project Manager, Livelihood-Innovation

Guwahati

  • Organization: SELCO Foundation
  • Location: Guwahati
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Innovations for Sustainable Development
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

 

AMERICANINDIAFOUNDATION

PositionTitle

ProjectOfficer

Program

Education Program- DigitalEqualizer(STEMPowering

StudentsProject)

Location

Bangalore, Hyderabad,Amaravati,Chennai,Trivandrum

ReportingRelationship

ProjectLead

Nature ofEmployment

Staff

NumberofPosition

4

Duration:9Monthsortilltheprojectenddate,whicheverisearliest.

ABOUTTHEAMERICANINDIAFOUNDATION

TheAmericanIndiaFoundation Trust(AIF) iscommittedtoimprovingthelivesofIndia’sunderprivileged,withaspecialfocuson women, children, and youth. The Foundation does this through high-impact interventions in education, health, andlivelihoods becausepovertyismultidimensional. Throughits uniquevalueproposition,workingcloselywithlocalcommunities, the Foundation partners with NGOs to develop and test innovative solutions and with governments to createand scale sustainable impact. Founded over two decades ago, in the aftermath of the devastating Gujarat earthquake, as ahumanitarian initiative by Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji and Bill Clinton, American India Foundation Trust (AIF) has impacted thelivesof16.51 millionofIndia’spooracross35StatesandUnionTerritoriesofIndia.

Registered asaTrust inIndia,withanindependentBoardof Trustees,AIF adheres tostrictfinancialandgovernancestandards,ensuringtransparency,accountability,andresponsiblemanagementofresources.Asperstatutorymandates,AIFisregisteredunder FCRA, CSR,80G, and12A.Learnmoreatwww.aif-india.org

ABOUTDIGITALEQUALIZERPROGRAM

DigitalEqualizerisAIF'sflagshipeducationprogram.DEenvisionsaworldwhereallchildrenfromunder-servedcommunities,especially girls, are prepared for a career and life. The program is bridging India’s digital divide by providing and integratingtechnologyintounderperforming,under-resourcedpublicschools,trainingteachersintechno-pedagogyandSTEM(Science,Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) methodology, and transforming classrooms into collaborative and interactiveplacesforstudentstolearnwhilepreparingthemforsuccessinthe21stcenturyglobaleconomy.Sinceitsinceptionin2004,the Program has empowered 7.25 million children with interactive STEM experiences, trained 212,585 teachers in STEMpedagogy,andtransformed32,596schoolsacross35 statesandunionterritoriesofthecountry.

ABOUTPROJECT

Astheschoolsarevulnerabletoavarietyofcybersecuritythreats,includingdatabreaches,phishingscams,socialengineering attacks, etc. In this project of ours, we are working towards bridging this gap and provide cyber securityawareness to Government school students in 4 states of India (Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu) andreaching out to 1500 schools. The project aims to provide cybersecurity awareness within government schools, therebyfosteringasaferdigitalenvironmentforstudents,teachersandschools.TheProjectwillnotonlyhelpaddresstheimmediatechallengesfaced bycyber threatsbutalsocreateafoundationforamoreequitableandinclusivedigitalfuture.

TheProjectOfficerwillbethekeyfocalpointofcontactfortheclustersandwouldreporttotheProjectLead.

Theresponsibilitiesinclude,butarenotlimitedto:

  • Ensuretheprogramisimplementedaspertheapprovedplanand budget.
  • MonitortheimplementationoftheDE’programwithregularfieldvisitstoschools,districtoffices,andother stakeholders.
  • Monthlyfieldvisit(minimum15 daysamonth)andmore,dependingupontheprogramrequirements.
  • The field monitoring will (include but is not limited to) guiding and anchoring communication with the programstakeholders,preparingprogramplanincoordinationwiththefieldteam,monitorimplementationoftheprogramas per the plan, and provide feedback to the Project lead and regional managers on programmatic progress andoutputs.
  • Monitoringandreportingshallinvolvethemonthlycollectionofandmanagementofdatatoenhanceprogrammaticandfinancialoutput.
  • TheProjectOfficershallcoordinatewithconcernedteammembersonaregularbasistoensureprogramactivitiesareimplementedaspertheAIP,willplan, implementandmonitor activitiesinthefield.
  • TheProjectOfficerwillsupportbudgetexercisesaspertheprogramrequirementsanddonorreporting.
  • ProjectOfficerwillberesponsiblefordocumentationwhichinvolvespreparingreports,compilingcasestudies/storiesfromthefield,leadthe baseline,mid-termandend-termevaluations,etc.onaregularbasis.
  • Ensuredonorobligationsforreportingaremetasper theprescribedtimelines.
  • Maintainprofessionalintegrityandethicalconductofworkingat alltimes.
  • AnyotherworkasassignedbytheProjectLead. 

 

REQUIREDKEYSKILLS,QUALIFICATION&EXPERIENCE:

  • Post-graduation,withspecializationinsocialentrepreneurshiporcommunicationordevelopmentmanagementoreconomicsor businessstudiespreferred.
  • Minimum05yearsofexperience-eitherasaleadteammemberinasocialenterpriseand/ornon-profitorganizationand/or eco-systembuilding.
  • Strongpersonaldemonstrablecommitmentto“serve”thosewhoareunderprivileged.
  • HighpersonalIntegrity.
  • StrongPowerPointpresentationdesign&deliveryskills.
  • ExcellentEnglishskills–writtenandverbal.
  • Demonstratedexcellenceintimemanagement,multi-taskingandproblem-solvingability.
  • Adaptability,flexibility,andopennesstofeedback.
  • Abilitytodeliverunder pressureandworkontightdeadlines.
  • Abilitytoworkinfastchangingenvironmentandcontinuouslyevolvingneeds,
  • Strongteam playingskills.
  • “Cando”attitude.
  • Abilitytoworkindependentlywithlargevolumesofdatawithinitiative.
  • Abilitytoworkwithacrossteamsandsupervisors.
  • Abilitytorespondpositivelytofeedback.
  • Abilitytorespectdiversepointofviews. 

OTHERS:

Salaryshallcommensuratewithexperience

POSITIONAVAILABILITY:

Immediate

APPLICATIONPROCESS:

To apply for this position, please click https://forms.gle/B9EhrTMBjTwnxwCb6Only applications of shortlisted candidateswillbeacknowledged.

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