Training and Capacity Building Associate
Project Associate, Project leaders, Project Assistant
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About the Organization

UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

Job Description/ Responsibilities

The Training & Capacity Building Associate will work under the overall supervision and guidance of Special Director, National Tribal Research Institute and report to his/her designate for day-to-day functioning and in close consultation with National Programme Officer, UNDP.

The Training & Capacity Building Associate will perform the following functions:

  • Contribute to overall vision related to training and capacity development of NTRI;

  • Prepare action plan and training calendar to fast track implementation training and capacity building agenda of NTRI;

  • Assist in implementing training and capacity building activities including creating a cadre of master trainers in different domains of tribal development;

  • Support in creation of a pool of resource person/master trainers in different subjects/domains;

  • Create a database of training programmes organized and trainees trained in different domains in ICT based application;

  • Assist in preparation and review of training resource materials (modules, manuals, SOPs etc.) catering to the training needs of different stakeholders;

  • Coordinate with Ministry of Tribal Affairs, State Tribal Research Institutes, Centre of Excellence and other training organizers for organizing training programmes for tribal development;

  • Support in development of tools and assist in conducting quality assessment/evaluations of different training programmes;

  • Support in documentation of various training programmes;

  • Contribute in drafting op-ed/policy briefs/factsheets/working paper series to undertake advocacy in different areas of tribal development;

  • Contribute to any other activity related to training and capacity building, as instructed by the supervisor;

  • Maintain effective relationships with project stakeholders;

  • Strong motivation and ability to work and deliver under short deadlines;

  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive desired attitude;

  • Perform any other tasks assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.


Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates high moral integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards;

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;

  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism;

  • Fulfils all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

Functional competencies:

  • Proven ability to support the development of high quality knowledge and training materials, and to train technical teams;

  • Analytic capacity and demonstrated ability to process, analyse and synthesise complex, technical information;

  • Ability to build and sustain effective partnerships with Government departments, technical support agencies and capacity building agencies;

  • Strong analytical, writing and communication skills;

  • Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback. • Able to work independently with little or no supervision;

  • Demonstrated openness to change and ability to manage complex situations.

Education Qualification/Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Management, Rural Development, Social Work, Public Policy, Sociology from recognised national/international institutions


  • A Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience of working in the field of tribal development, rural development and governance;

  • Relevant experience of conducting training programmes in development sectors with specific focus on tribal issues;

  • Demonstrated experience in preparing training resource materials;

  • Hands on experience of conducting online training, webinars, conducting multi-location simultaneous training would be desirable;

  • Sound knowledge of various protective legislation for tribal communities (Forest Rights Act, PESA, SC & ST Atrocity Act etc.)

  • Good understanding of tribal development related schemes and legislations;

  • Domain knowledge in areas like governance, convergence, tribal affairs, social justice and social inclusion.

Language requirements:

  • English and Hindi.

How to apply

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