Monday, June 18, 2012


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Position: Project Coordinator

Asha Niketan Welfare Center (ANWC) (Bhopal-Madhya Pradesh) is one of the leading non-profit organization working in the Central Madhya Pradesh region for the upliftment of the deprived community. It works in the area of community development, human trafficking, women empowerment, Natural Resource Management (NRM) and Livelihood.

At present ANWC-Bhopal needs a young dynamic and highly active Project Coordinator for the upcoming a new innovative & thematic project based on livelihood, rights and entitlement in the 20 villages of the Shehore district of Madhya Pradesh.

Brief about the thematic project
The project is being supported by the Caritas India and would be implemented by ANWC-Bhopal. It’s a new innovative project involve expertise on Project management, field work, research work, capacity building, blog writing and innovations.

Name of the Post: Project Coordinator
Location: Shehore (Madhya Pradesh)
Functional Area: Programme Management

Qualification & Experience:
  • Post Graduate in Rural Management, Rural Development, Social work, Development Management, agriculture, Horticulture, Sociology, forest management, enterprise development,sustainable development and other related subjects  from a reputed institution  with atleast  60% of marks.
  • Experience in the area of community development especially in sustainable agricultural and government schemes (NREGS) activities through CBOs.
  • Experience in the area of government Liasioning
  • Ability to undertake unaccompanied travel in interior rural areas.
  • At least  1-3 years of experience in development sector

Other skills required
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills in English & Hindi.
  • Excellent command over MS Office ( especially on word, excel & power point)
  • Knowledge and experience of blog writing
  • Action Research

Expertise required (negotiable)
  • On Result Based Management ( RBM)
  • FRA
  • RTI
  • Organic Cultivation

§         Set overall directions/strategies of the project
§         Regular follow up on implementation and participatory monitoring of the project to attain desirable outputs.
§         Regular liaison with CARITAS INDIA for reporting and guidance. Implementation of overall plans within the district specific context and proper monitoring and reporting.
§         Extensive field visits to support direct actions field area.
§         Liaison with district administration for effective policy advocacy
§         Undertake capacity building initiatives at the grassroots for effective learning and support. Planning and conducting trainings.
§         Prepare best management of capacity building inputs through participatory monitoring and documentation.
§         Review the progress of activities at cluster of villages
§         Develop strategy for intervening with the marginalised sections of the village and provide handholding support to women/ dalit members as per needs.
§         Documentation of capacity building experiences for replication. Ensure timely completion of the activities and proper documentation
§         Providing access to information to Panchayat and Gram Sabha members

Salary and other benefits: 15000/- PM (depends on the individual qualities and experience) plus travel allowance, trainings and opportunity to be the part of an innovative project.

What we look for
While assessing a candidate, we look for job specific skills, comparable experience, ability to work well with others, initiative, analytical & problem solving ability, ability to organize, plan and execute and most importantly, potential. It goes without saying that one must be passionate about working for the development of the people.

Application procedure
How to apply:
Interested candidates (both male and female) can send their CV along by 30th June 2012  to  and with the covering letter and a page note (not more than 200 words) on ‘Importance of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in better management of MGNREGA’. PLEASE WRITE “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF PROJECT COORDINATOR-SHEHORE” in subject line.

Interview Date: 10th July 2012
Venue: Asha Niketan Campus, E/6 Private Sector, Areara colony, Bhopal-462016

Before you apply, please take the time to understand various innovative projects of Caritas India ( on, or ) and about ANWC-Bhopalકેશ્ડ )  and its work and the role you are applying for. For all positions, we ask that you send in your CV with a cover letter. In some cases you may also be asked to write a short note on a job specific problem/question.

CV: We ask that you send us your CV outlining your education, work & voluntary experience & any relevant training attended with dates of completion. We ask that you also include contact details of two referees. Ensure your CV is no more than 2 pages long (2sides of A4)

Cover letter: The cover letter is the most important part of your application. It should be used to tell us how your experience, achievements, skills, knowledge & training gained in past employment & other activities will enable you to perform the requirements of the job. Ensure your cover letter is no more than 1 page long (1 sides of A4).

           We do not accept incomplete applications or ones without a cover letter.

We are not searching for someone who is extra ordinary, but we are searching for some one ordinary with extraordinary qualities!


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