Sunday, August 12, 2012


Project Coordinator- Livelihood

Khandwa Dioceses Social Service Society (KDSS) (Khandwa-Madhya Pradesh) is one of the leading non-profit organizations working in the 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 KDSS needs a young dynamic and highly active Project Coordinator for a new innovative project on Livelihood-JEEVIKA. JEEVIKA project is being supported by the Caritas India and is being implemented by the KDSS in 15 villages of Khalwa block of Khandwa District. It’s a new innovative project involved filed work, office work, research work and many different trainings. The same project is also being implemented in Indore, Shehore, Shivpuri, Umariya, Ujjain & Jhabuwa districts of Madhya Pradesh.

Name of the Post: Project Coordinator

Location: Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh)

Functional Area: Programme Management


• 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

• Effective verbal and written communications skills in English, including computing skills.

• Ability to undertake unaccompanied travel in interior rural areas.

• Post Graduate in Rural Management, Rural Development, Social Work from a reputed institution with minimum 60% of marks and (mode of study at PG level must be English) from reputed institutes like XISS, TISS, XIM-B, Nirmala Niketan, TDA-Madurai, BHU, Delhi University  


 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 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 Panchayats and Gram Sabha members

Salary and other benefits: 15000/-pm plus travel allowance, trainings and opportunity to be the part of innovative project.

How to apply: Interested candidates (both male and female) can send their CV along by 22nd August 2012 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’

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