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Project Officer

2 Opening(s)
Praja Foundation
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 3 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 7 February, 2019
Closing Date : 30 April, 2019
Sector : Social Sector
Functional Area : Policy / Research
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • Lead the research activities for the assigned vertical and ensuring timely data collection using the RTI Act, compiling the data and analysis together to draft the organization’s White Papers.
  • Identify research gaps and needs for the vertical and develop a strategy to fill those needs
  • Ensure timely collection and analysis of RTI data
  • Drafting of whitepapers
  • Build a network of organizations that are active in your vertical who are open to partnering with Praja.
  • Work closely with the Dialogue & Advocacy and Capacity Building teams to build and improve linkages.
  • Occasionally meet Elected Representatives and the Executive to discuss the conclusions of the whitepaper
  • Co-ordinate workshops for various stakeholders
  • Prepare and write detailed event and activity reports
  • Be willing to travel extensively within the city and outstation as required (60% time will be spent on the field; 40% within the office). Praja has offices in Mumbai and New Delhi and travel between the two cities would be required.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Lead the research activities for the assigned vertical and ensuring timely data collection using the RTI Act, compiling the data and analysis together to draft the organization’s White Papers.
  • Identify research gaps and needs for the vertical and develop a strategy to fill those needs
  • Ensure timely collection and analysis of RTI data
  • Drafting of whitepapers
  • Build a network of organizations that are active in your vertical who are open to partnering with Praja.
  • Work closely with the Dialogue & Advocacy and Capacity Building teams to build and improve linkages.
  • Occasionally meet Elected Representatives and the Executive to discuss the conclusions of the whitepaper
  • Co-ordinate workshops for various stakeholders
  • Prepare and write detailed event and activity reports
  • Be willing to travel extensively within the city and outstation as required (60% time will be spent on the field; 40% within the office). Praja has offices in Mumbai and New Delhi and travel between the two cities would be required.
Qualifications
  • Graduate or Post graduate, preferably, in Public Administration/Social Work/Political Science/Management/Public Health/Criminology/Law. Even graduate/post-graduate in other subjects with an inclination towards development sector/public policy work will be considered
Minimum Experience
  • 0-3years
Skills
  • Understanding of Right to Information Act would be helpful but not necessary
  • Understanding of political, governance and democratic concepts and working of administration
  • Comfortable with quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
  • Has a mix of strategic and tactical approach to work and planning
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft Word/Excel/ PowerPoint and Internet/Social media
  • Good communication skills (written and oral) in English
  • Basic working knowledge of Hindi and Marathi is preferred
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of commitment to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven and dynamic environment
  • Unquestioned integrity
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Multi-tasker with attention to details
How to Apply
 
Contact Details
Company Name : Praja Foundation
Contact Person : Steffi
Email : hr@praja.org
Contact Number : 22618042