Watershed Support Services And Activities Network Wassan
Consultant- Capacity Building Module Development And Iec Expert
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Bhubaneswar Odisha
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 20 2021


No of Vacancies:

Nature of Work:

Capacity Building Module & IEC Development

Reports To:

State Coordinator, WASSAN

About Us:

WASSAN (Watershed Support Services and Activities Network), Hyderabad is a network-based organization focusing on improving the quality of mainstream programs in natural resources management and livelihoods. It engages actively in policy advocacy initiatives at state and national level mainly related to rainfed areas. WASSAN has contributed substantially to development of watershed policies in various states and at Government of India. WASSAN is also working with various partners in different States as part of RRA Network on rainfed agriculture related agenda.

Job Overview:

As the WASSAN designs capacity building modules and facilitates identifying community-based institutions and resource persons and extending support to Facilitating Agencies (NGOs) in the field, we are looking for a resource who has experience/expertise in developing training modules/facilitator notes, designing training sessions, developing IEC materials and capacity to deliver quality work on time, as per deadlines.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Determine and analyze the need for training at organization and programme level

• Design and Development Training Modules, Courses & Facilitator Notes and delivery strategies (mechanism, platforms, process etc.). This will include but not limited to case stories templates, Audio-visual aids, instructions and other training materials

• Management of learning systems and materials like handbooks, online courses, etc.

• Provide expert advice/ guidance for development of IEC materials/ strategies and support in design of effective communication and education materials (templates, hoardings, posters etc.) for use of field teams at the district and block level for various programs and activities, in line with defined strategies and plans

• Work closely with the Thematic Experts and Coordinators- Capacity Building, technical experts, communication team and relevant reporting authorities.

• Prepare/Design pre and post training checklists/assessment tools for offline and online training delivery at community, block, district and state level including online courses.

• Maintain MIS and reports of Capacity Building Programmes

• Put in place standard procedures for delivering trainings (online and offline) with recommendations/best practices including standard evolution practices for programme effectiveness.

• Identify and coordinate with internal and external trainers/ resource persons/ experts to conduct development program and standardizing existing practices periodically.

Qualifications and Experience:

• A Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Agriculture /Rural Development/ Social Work/Arts (Design)/ Communication/relevant field with 3 years of field experience in improved agriculture practices.

• Experience in design and development of Capacity Building Modules. Experience in Capacity Building module/IEC material development in community mobilization/Agriculture/etc. will be preferred.

• Planning and delivering trainings (especially with rural community) is must

• Experience in working with NGOs, FPOs and Government officials for similar type of programme is desirable

• Experience of working on millets and integrated farming would be an added advantage.

• Should have excellent communication skills

Period of Contract:
6 Months (Can be renewed based on performance and funding availability)

Work timings:
Contract Basis/ Part-time/ flexible schedule to work hours

Commensurate to qualification & experience of the candidate.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates must send their latest Resume/CV and cover letter mentioning their motivation for the job and the specific skills and experience that makes them suitable for the job. Last date for submitting applications is 20th June, 2021 and Interested candidates must fill the google form with adequate information and attach updated CV and cover letter

To Apply | https://forms.gle/xEMHwUPwhqtcK9fx5

Candidates who have applied or appeared for any interview within last 6 months will not be eligible to apply.

WASSAN is an equal opportunity provider and encourages professionals from marginalized communities and women with the relevant experience to apply.
WASSAN retains all rights to reject applications or withdraw the job offer without providing further information. WASSAN may or may not recruit the applicants for the job.