CARE India
Program Assistant
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Chennai Tamil Nadu
Application Email :

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 17 2021


Terms of Reference for Program Assistant on consultancy contract  

About us :

CARE is a not-for-profit organisation working in India for over 68 years, focusing on alleviating poverty and social injustice. We do this through well-planned and comprehensive projects in health, education, livelihoods and disaster preparedness and response. Our overall goal is the empowerment of women and girls from poor and marginalised communities leading to improvement in their lives and livelihoods.

During FY 2018-19, CARE India directly reached out to 37.2 million people through 43 projects across 14 states, covering more than 80+ districts. We are part of the CARE International Confederation, working in 100 countries for a world where people live with dignity and security.

CARE India seeks a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

Our goal is to ensure that women and girls from the most marginalized communities are empowered, live in dignity and their households have secure and resilient lives. CARE India aims to accomplish this goal by working with 50 million people to help them have quality health, education, livelihoods and overcome the effects of disasters.

All projects in the Link Learning Hub (Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Bangalore, Mumbai, etc.)

To work toward project deliverables, under the direct supervision of the Regional Program Manager

  • Ensures Process documentation at the PIU level to ensure easy follow-up with Projects and others.

  • Support the PIU in highlighting innovations from monthly meetings with Projects.

  • Ensures collation of Monthly program review meeting minutes at the PIU level.

  • Support projects in connecting with projects that have already developed solutions.

  • Nudge project teams to upload all developed resources on to the CAR Insite.

  • Maintain / manage social media-based group of project/field staff in the PIU to ensure coordination at the field level and easy access to ideas.

  • Perform any other task assigned by the line manager that is mutually agreed and as per organizational requirement.

  • Ensures Mapping of key stakeholders and support the PIU in development of engagement plans. strategy.

Working days, Hours and Payment Deliverable:

  • Period of consultancy will be 4 months from 1st December 2021 to 31st March 2022.

  • The working hours would be 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.

  • Payment will deliver on monthly basis.

  • Location - Chennai 

Qualification and Skills requirement:

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in social work/Social Science/Development Studies/Gender Studies

  • Understanding of the social, economic and political context and status of Poor (esp. women) in India is desirable.

  • Excellent Documentation and reporting skills

  • Fluency in English is essential

  • Proficiency in the use of Windows packages- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet is essential

How to apply

Contact Person: P. LAKSHMANA RAO, Procurement Coordinator, Mobile # 9490568432

CV/ Resume/Boi-Data along with financial quote should be reached at e-mail ID:


Note: First-come-First-Served, kindly apply as soon as possible