Saibal Baroi

Director Advocacy and External Relations at CARE


Research/Policy Advocacy

Rural and Urban Development

Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)


Programme Management, Organizational Development, Advocacy and Alliance Building expert- an impact oriented and results driven professional with 18 years’ experience; proficient in leading national programmes; designed and managed country wide initiatives with expertise in working with government, alliances of civil society, community and donors; successful in designing programmes for marginalized social groups. Influencing public policies and strengthening civil society engagement for sustainable socio-economic development around education, child rights, gender and livelihood in India; with strong niche in leadership, networking, team building and presentations for working within multi-stakeholder environment.

Professional Experience

  • Block Cordinatormay-1997 - apr-2000

    Centre for women Development

    Coordination of entire field operation on behalf of Unicef supported School health and Sanitation programme in the state of Jharkhand including facilitating of task force functioning , onsite monitoring and evaluation and capacity building of PRI, school teachers and project staff etc. • Supporting programme implementation with planning documentation and presentations to ensure highest levels of programme quality.

  • Associate General Managermay-2007 - jan-2012

    Child Rights and You

    • Managed programmes to address and reduce abuse and exploitation of children in difficult circumstances, including working with the government, civil society, NGO partners, community, youth and children to influence public policies and ensure greater involvement of all stakeholders towards sustainable space for children in society. • Organized and laid state and national level campaigns to strengthen greater implementation of CRC through sensitization of stakeholders and communities. • Managed and promoted partnership processes with civil society organizations like NGOs, research groups etc that included key processes like planning, proposal development, budgeting, MOUs, grant managements and Monitoring.

  • Director Advocacy and External Relationsjan-2012 - oct-2015


    • Working in collaboration with all the stakeholders of the society such as the policy makers, community leaders, government at all levels, the corporate sector, civil society organization and networks, international agencies, business associations and the communities to fully engage in creating an enabling environment for realizing the rights and potential. • Developed Advocacy strategy for CAREs operations in India. • Played a key role in building a strategic funding partnership with CSR initiatives. • Played a key role in developing a strategy paper on Engagement with high impact industries. • Instrumental in developing two critical advocacy partnerships with national level Dalit organisations. • Advocacy training for all India CARE staff. • Contributing to the global advocacy agenda of CARE by being a member of the Global advocacy group.

Volunteering Experience

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Awards & Certifications

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