Plan India
Cluster District Project Coordinator
Project Associate, Project leaders, Project Assistant
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 05 2021



Job title Cluster District Project Coordinator

Department Program Implementation

Location Based in any of the targeted districts assigned (Angul, Balesore, Bargarh, Boudh, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendujhar, Mayurbhanj & Sundargarh)

Contract Duration: 7 Months( January 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022)

Salary Between Rs.55,000/- Per month to Rs. 62,500/- Per Month depending on the experience of the candidate and last drawn salary.

No of Position 4

Level Of Contact With Children: 2 – Sporadic or Occasional contact with Children

The position holder shall be responsible to adhere & work within the ambit of Plan India’s Safeguarding Children & Young People Policy & Gender Equality Policies.

Plan India is a nationally registered not for profit organisation striving to advance children’s rights and equality for girls, thus creating a lasting impact in the lives of vulnerable and excluded children and their communities. Since 1979, Plan India and its partners have improved the lives of millions of children and young people by enabling them access to protection, quality education and healthcare services, a healthy environment, livelihood opportunities and participation in decisions which affect their lives. Plan India currently works directly with communities, government, donors and other civil society members and groups in 14 states across 19,000+ communities in 5,500 villages/ slums and has touched the lives of 1.9+ million children, out of which over a million are girls.

Plan India is a member of the Plan International Federation, an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International is actively working in more than 70 countries.

About the project:

Plan India is going to implement a project with the aim to increase the demand for, distribution and uptake of COVID-19 vaccination, particularly for the vulnerable and marginalized populations in 9 Districts of Odisha. The proposed intervention will focus on augmenting the Government’s COVID-19 vaccination programme with the objective to reduce vaccine hesitancy and increase demand for vaccine and strengthen the last mile connectivity. Plan India proposes to intervene in 18 blocks 2 blocks spread across nine targeted district of Odisha. While block saturation model will be adopted to cover the entire blocks from these blocks 450 locations (hard-to-reach area, vulnerable locations that are having poor COVID vaccination) Intensive intervention will be done in these location along with working in other locations/villages of the block. Four pronged approach to be adopted i.e. 1) awareness generation; 2) community engagement; 3) Strengthening service delivery and 4) innovation in last mile delivery. The duration of the project is from December 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022.

Job Description:
• Nodal point for the respective district level functionaries of the government in planning, developing, and implementing of the project strategies;
• Develop district project budgets / Reports on the progress of the project; develop & implement Work Plans, quarterly and annual reports, M&E reports, and financial reports,
• Jointly implementation of a communication, awareness creation and demand generation strategies and various training programs
• Facilitate capacity building and routine monitoring and supervision of key project activities;

Reporting to: The Cluster District Project Coordinator will be reporting to the State Project Manager-Odisha on all issues associated with his/her work responsibilities.

Desired Candidate Profile Master's degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Management or related field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the health sector, preferably managing community led health program.
• The candidate must possess technical knowledge on COVID Vaccination and excellent reporting and analysis abilities, capacity to communicate with various players at different levels and an ability to negotiate in a multicultural environment.
• S/He should be familiar with techniques of monitoring and evaluation.
• The suitable candidate should be familiar with the organization and functions of the state and local public health systems and COVID vaccination process.
• S/he will possess excellent team work abilities and the ability to work well in an inter- disciplinary team.
• S/he will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in local language and English.
• Candidate should be proficient in the use of computers.
• Previous experience in the state is desirable.

Compensation and Employment:

Plan is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply. Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection.

How to apply

Please send us your updated resume along with a suitability note (single Word document only) for the position of “Cluster District Project Coordinator” at Please mention “Cluster District Project Coordinator” in the subject line. Please mention compensation details in your resume. Last date for sending applications is 05th December, 2021.

Given the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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