POSITION VACANT: District
Project Officer - Jeevika
Centre for Catalyzing
for Catalyzing Change (C3), is a not for profit organization that
improves the lives of women and girls in India. Through local
partnerships and programs, C3’s proven approach to development
gives women, young girls and boys the tools they need to improve
their lives, as well as that of their families and communities.
Our programs focus on increasing educational and livelihood
opportunities for adolescent girls, ensuring access to lifesaving
reproductive health information and services, and strengthening
women’s ability to become leaders in their communities and in
C3 is leading Sakshamaa, an evidence to
research to policy initiative that involves generation of robust
data and evidence on diverse aspects of women’s empowerment,
combined with policy support, and technical assistance to
concerned departments of government.
Scope of Work
part of C3’s technical assistance to Jeevika, BRLPS, on gender
integration, the District Project Officer will be responsible for
supporting the C3 team in its district and cluster level
activities. Responsibilities include implementation of activities
as per time line, including coordination with Jeevika District and
Block Team and other line departments and government officials for
better and quality implementation of the project in timely manner.
The responsibilities also include guidance to team for mobilizing
selected Panchayat Members lead their mobilization and engagement
on gender issues.
The position requires the person to
be a self-starter, dynamic, adaptive with good analytical and
writing skills. S/he needs experience working at a level where
communication and good interpersonal skills are essential. The
ability to multi-task, guide a small team and work well both with
direction and using personal initiative are also required.
Regular interaction and
building rapport with District Jeevika team and different
government officials for gender integration in program
implementation at District, block and community level.
Represent C3 at different forums and liaison with different line
departments related to the project activities.
and ensure that project objectives are achieved effectively, with
the desired quality and in a timely manner;
• Support in
formation/activation of Gender forum, Social Action Committee,
activating Gram Panchayat Standing Committee and capacity building
of SAC members.
• Support in conducting district and block
level core committee meetings, Social Action Committee meeting,
and meetings with other stakeholders at District and Block Level.
• Support in development of capacity building strategies,
annual gender action plans and necessary advisories and guidelines
for capacity building of community institutions and gram panchayat
• Identify pool of master trainers/
Resource Persons at District and block level and CLF level in
consultation with project lead and Jeevika district team and
regularly coordinating with them and provide hand hold support
during gender training.
• Support state team in
development of mechanisms, structures and systems, for Training
Needs assessment, Induction and Capacity Building of block teams,
Community Cadres, Community Institutions and Panchayat members.
Regular field visits and interactions with CLF for ensuring proper
implementation and integration gender and other related thematic
• Supporting monitoring of team, ensure
quality and timely completion of all proposed planed project
• Submission of monthly project progress
report, monitoring and other reports to C3 state office
Other tasks as assigned under the project
EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:
• Master’s degree in
Rural Development, Gender Studies, Management or Social Sciences
At least 2-5 years’ experience of working in development sector,
with focus on gender issues
• Familiarity with local
language and culture of rural Bihar
• Understanding and
experience of working with government system, gender issues,
various government schemes for women.
• Ability to manage
multiple tasks and priorities with attention to details
Experience of supporting District/Block level implementation and
• Fluency in Hindi and English (both
written verbal) will be an advantage
• Good team player
Sound ability to use computers and manage data independently
Must be able to undertake extensive travelling to the field
according to need.
• Networking with development agencies,
NGOs at district level.
offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with
qualifications, experience and salary history.
date for submission of application: 23rd July, 2021
send your latest CV, with a covering letter at
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applying for in the subject line of your email. The application
must contain information about your current salary & benefits
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employer. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.
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