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Project Officer

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VOICE4Girls
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 2 Years
Location : New Delhi, Delhi, India.
Opening Date : 3 May, 2017
Closing Date : 31 August, 2017
Sector : Social Enterprise
Functional Area : Project Management
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile

 About the organization:

  • Founded in 2011, VOICE 4 Girls is a start-up social enterprise whose mission is to enable marginalized adolescent girl s in India to take charge of their futures by imparting critical knowledge, spoken English, and life skills through activity based camps. Currently operating in India, we carry out our mission through out-of-school camps. The program provides girls in India with the practical tools and knowledge needed to overcome the adversity they face. Through VOICE’s unique English immersion curriculum, participants are exposed to topics such as body awareness, community safety, and career opportunities. Activity-based learning and open discussion provide a forum where girls can find their own voices and develop the confidence needed to succeed. VOICE aims to reach thousands of girls across the developing world

About the Role: 

  • Implementation of project activities for VOICE partners. The PO will focus on helping VOICE reach scale and expand to new locations in the coming years. This position requires outstanding organizational skills, interpersonal skills, drive, and initiative.  The ideal candidate will bring critical and creative thinking to work with all relevant stakeholders and ensure smooth operations of VOICE on the ground.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for implementation of project activities at the grass root level
  • Manage partnership and provide support to relevant stakeholders.
  • Schedule, organize, and conduct interviews for short term consultancy staff
  • Recruit, train, and manage counsellors, field coordinators, and teachers for the camps
  • Ensure roll out of the partner camps in coordination with relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure timely submission of reports and other documents
  • Manage and lead field coordinators
  • Act on programmatic feedback from VOICE as well as partner
  • Support Operations Manager in ensuring program deliverables are accomplished in accordance with the key result areas.
  • Analyse the impact assessment data and write reports
  • Monitor work plan deliverables, targets, budget and key performance indicators together with Operations Manager and other staff.
  • Report on a weekly basis to Operations Manager on the key areas of progress, future plans and support needed for the accomplishment of tasks.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the management/operations team
Qualifications
  • Masters/Graduate degree 
Minimum Experience
  • 2 -3 years of experience in recruitment & Project Management

Skills
  • Strong English oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with different stakeholders – from partner representatives to college students and campers
  • Ability to think independently and be proactive
  • Ability to critically analyze information and revise projects and plans accordingly
  • Ability to adapt to new environments and succeed in a start-up environment
  • Self-starter, must be able to recognize and complete tasks without constant supervision
  • Outstanding organizational skills and work ethics
  • Passion for gender development and empowering adolescent girls
  • Knowledge of issues pertaining to the development and education of women and girls is a plus
  • Ability to travel throughout India and stay on-site for the duration of camps
  • Ability to use MS Office or similar program for basic back-office work; advanced computer skills preferred
  • Ability to research information related to programming – from curriculum to potential partners
  • Understanding of or interest in progressive teaching methodologies
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on a few tasks that are outside the expectations of the position.
  • Excellent grasp of English and Telugu is a must. Fluency in one other Indian language will be an added advantage
How to Apply
 
Contact Details
Company Name : VOICE4Girls
Website : http://voice4girls.org/
Contact Person : Jyoti Negi
Email : jyoti@jobsforgood.com
Contact Number : 26217460