Job Title: State Lead
to: PMU Lead
Project Name: The Birds and Bees Talk
1. Shillong, Meghalaya
Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
3. Gangtok, Sikkim
of Contact with Children: Sporadic or occasional contact with
The position holder shall be responsible to adhere &
work within the ambit of Plan India’s Child Protection &
Gender Equality Policies.
ABOUT PLAN INDIA:
India, a member of Plan International Federation, is a nationally
registered independent child development organization committed to
creating a lasting impact in the lives of vulnerable and excluded
children, their families and communities. For over 35 years, Plan
India and its partners have improved the lives of millions of
children by providing them access to protection, basic education,
proper healthcare, a healthy environment, livelihood opportunities
and participation in decisions which affect their lives. Plan
India has a long term presence in ten states. During July 2015-
June 2020, Plan India aims to reach two million children and youth
through grassroots programmes and five million children and youth
through evidence based advocacy initiatives.
The Durex led The Birds and Bees Talk
program has developed an innovative, engaging curriculum designed
to address the information gap around Young people’s
Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights to provide them with a
comprehensive life skills curriculum that addresses Power,
Protection and Pleasure. The project aims to use an affirmative
approach to sexuality education as part of essential life skills
and holistic development to equip adolescents with the right
knowledge, skills, attitudes and values.
- Empower Adolescents with critical lifesaving
information that promotes healthy behaviors to grow into
responsible, Healthy Adults.
- Equip students with essential
life skills, knowledge, attitude, and values.
Outcome: Knowledge, Awareness and Behavioral outcomes:
Improved Knowledge and Awareness about sexual health, sexual risk
behavior, gender equality and Diversity.
improvement in self-confidence, self-awareness, social skills.
Improved Health outcomes among Adolescents through Behavioral
- Equip students with essential life skills,
knowledge, attitude, and values.
State Manager will be responsible to ensure that PLAN
India’s project is implemented successfully in the assigned
project state. The State Manager will be overall responsible for
managing the delivery and implementation of the project in the
states in line with PLAN India’s contractual obligation and
SCOPE OF WORK:
• Ensuring development
and delivery of project implementation, operational and budget
plan with PMU, Imphal.
• Effective management and guidance
of team members through performance matrix.
and coordinate with Government health department functionaries and
other stakeholders for implementation of the project at state
• Work in coordination with Project Management Unit
in Imphal and district teams.
• Deliver quality events and
conferences in assigned state as per planned events.
Preparing and implementing the programs as per DIPs, state plans
and achieving of common central target.
communication of state level activity on daily basis with the
• Ensuring policy adherence and systematic
approach on the work conducted by the team members.
Assist the state teams in procurement in accordance with PLAN
India’s Procurement Committee.
• Working with state teams
to gather required documents and approvals on timely basis.
Ensuring submission of monthly, quarterly and Programme progress
• Facilitate the process of Community-based
activity for all the project component through active involvement
with state government officials, NGOs youth clubs, schools,
• Working on Monthly progress report of team
members to be shared with PMU on Monthly basis.
Coordinate with stakeholders to facilitate the process of
approvals, letters, directive related to the
Collaborates with: PMU Lead, State Project
Manager, Finance Coordinator, District Coordinator
50% travel time could be required to project areas.
functions: Any other specific task assigned by the Plan India
Country Office to achieve the project objectives
Fortnightly report in specified electronic format submitted to the
• Monthly progress report will cover the
activities performed, and the outcomes against planned activities
and indicators, key accomplishments, problems identified and
solutions worked/ proposed
• Preparation of relevant
document of activities specific for effective intervention
including all the information with coverage and snaps
Applicant must Bachelor’s Degree in
with minimum 2 years of relevant work experience or Master’s
Degree in social development with a background of working in
development programmes. Experience in community engagement is
preferred. The project requires good planning and organizational
• Must be proficient in reading and writing
English and preferably local languages and have
ability to produce professional reports/documents.
have leadership, supervising and Coordination skills.
Must have good writing and reporting skills.
• Must have
planning and organizing skills.
• Should have experience
working with the government officials.
• Should be able to
work with the children, supporting them with counselling
• Should be a team player and worked in a
competitive and professional environment.
• Sensitive to
gender issues, stigma and barriers to social inclusion.
Willing and able to travel extensively throughout the project
The key competencies
required for this position are:
• Working with People:
Shows respect for the views and contributions of other team
members; shows empathy and compassion; listens, supports and cares
for others; consults others and shares information and expertise
with them; builds team spirit and reconciles conflict; adapts to
the team and fits in well.
• Relating and Networking:
Establishes good relationships with individuals both internally
and externally; relates well to people at all levels; builds wide
and effective networks of contacts; uses humor appropriately to
bring warmth to relationships with others.
• Planning and
Organizing: Sets clearly defined objectives; plans activities and
projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing
circumstances; identifies and organizes resources needed to
accomplish tasks; manages time effectively; monitors performance
against deadlines and milestones.
• Delivering Results and
Meeting Individual’s Expectations: Focuses on individual’s
needs and satisfaction; sets high standards for quality and
quantity; monitors and maintains quality and productivity; works
in a systematic, methodical and orderly way; consistently achieves
COMPENSATION AND EMPLOYMENT
India is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women
candidates are encouraged to apply. Our policies and procedures
reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection.
Please send us your updated resume along with
suitability note in one file (Word Format only) for the position
of “State Lead ” at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please
mention ‘State Lead” and “preferred location” in the
Last date for sending applications is 16
June’21. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more
information, please visit our website www.planindia.org
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