Date of Application
Hope into Action (Phia) Foundation is a Charitable Trust
registered in India that works on the issues of social
exclusion and poverty reduction. PHIA believes
in promoting equality, dignity and social justice so
that everyone regardless of gender, caste, class,
ethnicity, religion, colour, culture and physical
abilities can live a life free from poverty, exclusion
its affiliate and partners brings in a long legacy of
over 50 years of experience and expertise in development
and humanitarian work in India and globally and draws
upon its wide portfolio of partnerships with grassroots
civil society organizations. This includes the flagship
PACS Programme that has reached over 9 million people in
7 of the poorest states, helping socially excluded
communities claim their rights and entitlements.
the PACS program concluded, PHIA Foundation is
helping take the processes and initiatives under PACS
further into a new phase. Phia strives to
empower poor marginalized and vulnerable groups for
non-discriminatory access to rights and entitlements: in
essential services, gainful livelihoods, relief during
emergencies and address inequality and
inter-generational poverty. The issue of gender equality
crosscuts all its work. For more information about the
Foundation, please visit our website at www.phia.org.in
position is for the project titled ‘Zero Hunger
Panchayats: A collaborative Government- CSO initiative
towards accessing public services in Jharkhand, India.
The project will be implemented in 100 administrative
bocks of 14 districts Jharkhand. The project aims to
100 functional Help Desks (Nagarik NSKs NSK) at Block
level as a bridge between the administration and
building programmes are conducted for 80 Nagarik
NSKs (new and existing) functionaries through a
level committees and the village assembly (Gram Sabha)
are capacitated to development, implementation and
monitoring participatory micro plans.
activities are undertaken for policy changes,
dissemination of best practices and knowledge exchange
towards scaling up of e NSKs in the entire state.
for overall project planning, coordination and project
implementation. Leading the team, mentor and guide all
necessary support and guidance to assess the
performances of the project team in effective project
closely with the donors to achieve the agreed
deliverable, compliances, reporting and analysis.
closely with the community to achieve the project
deliverables prepare strategies for community
mobilization and awareness building through the use of
liaison with different stakeholder’s/ support
organizations to ensure timely achievement of project
deliverables as per the framework.
be responsible for leading the state level advocacy
initiatives on social welfare issues.
would provide technical support to the project team on
MGNREGA and social security schemes
would support the team in coordination of the various
line departments of the government ensuring the
multi-stakeholder convergence on the ground.
field visits to review and monitor the project.
up additional activities from time to time assigned by
the Line Manager.
he should be a post-graduate degree holder in social
sciences, rural/urban development, economics, social
policy, engineering from a reputed university/institute
work experience of at 5 to 7 years of experience of
working in project implementation with specific focus
to strengthening community engagement social security
schemes with the government departments.
have sound understanding of advocacy work, social
development issues and the work of civil societies.
understanding on social development issues and the work
of civil society.
experience of working in the NGOs/Development Sector
have sound understanding of MGNREGS and Social Security
Schemes and entitlements.
with experience of working with government, frontline
service providers, civil society. Should have
experience in coordinating/dialoguing with block and
skills for managing the reporting and documentation
in coordinating/dialoguing with block, district and
to travel to the field extensively as required in the
in English and Hindi is a must
Skills (Should be well versed with MS Office,
especially word, excel and electronic communication).
candidates interested in this position are requested to
apply to firstname.lastname@example.org with
a cover letter, discussing your interest and suitability
for the position, along with an updated resume including
the names of two referees, by or before 05.12.2021.
Please mention ‘Project
in the subject line.
from SC/ST/religious minorities and other marginalized
sections are encouraged to apply.
short-listed candidates will be contacted.