Arogya Agam
Manager- District Women Development Programme (Female only)
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Theni Tamil Nadu
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 31 2021


Manager- District Women Development Programme (Female only)


About the Organization:


Arogya Agam was started in 1982 with focus on health and development. It functions from its own premises at Aundipatty in Theni District.Much of the work takes place in Theni District and specific projects are being carried out in other 5 Districts of Tamilnadu. Arogya Agam works with the most disadvantaged people, giving priority to women and children – people living with HIV, tuberculosis and leprosy; Dalits and the most discriminated among them; Tribals, women in prostitution, transgendered people, sexual minorities, children at risk and people with disability.


Objective of the position:


Coordination the partner women federations in the District and the implementation of the programme on Domestic Violence in the District.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Effectively coordinate the partner women federations in the District, take up District level women issues for appropriate interventions.

  • Appropriately engage in Women related issues with special reference to Domestic Violence.

  • Create/ maintain rapport with all stakeholders including Government Departments in the District.

  • Guide and support the women in distress with appropriate interventions.

  • Formation, capacity building, nurturing and monitoring village level structures to identify and intervene in Domestic Violence issues.

  • Manage the team and ensure that the project objectives are met with.

  • Networking with likeminded groups and Networks in the State and outside.

  • Visit programme areas and provide direct support to the team on the ground.

  • Engage with Civil Society/ Government officials on specific women related issues.

  • Write progress reports, learning documents and monitoring notes in English.

  • Organise need based trainings and awareness.

  • Other relevant assignments given by the management time to time.

Profile of the Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or other related disciplines from a recognized University or institution.

  • At least 5 years of total experience of managing development projects in which, 3 years experience in working with women groups and intervening in Women issues.

  • Strong field experience, especially with the village Panchayats or people’s institutions viz. SHGs and federations.

  • Good understanding of emerging social issues, equity, gender justice, and domestic violence.

  • Confident in dealing with women affected by domestic violence and other forms of violences.

  • Skills of conducting training and awareness.

  • Good command over English and Tamil

  • Should give a commitment to work in the project for a minimum of 2 years.

Location: Theni, Tamilnadu


Other Details

  • It is a regular, full-time position. Interested candidates should be prepared to relocate to Theni. Single sharing accommodation within the campus can be considered.

  • The Cost to Organization (CtO) for the Organization budgeted under the programme is Rs.3,60,000 per annum, but negotiable for the right candidate. 

  • Selected candidate should be prepared to join at the earliest.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If interested, please mail your detailed resume with a cover letter on your suitability for the post to on or before 31st July 2021. 

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