Advocacy cum Documentation Officer

Posted By: PRAYATN

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Rural and Urban Development

Job Description

Positions Overview: This is a Jaipur, Rajasthan based position with a good amount of time to required to devote to the field. The person will be responsible for identifying issues prevailing at grassroots level / community level which require wider attention and with the help of the project team would put adequate efforts to raise the issue at multiple levels (Block, district and state) for necessary action. The person will also be responsible for developing linkages with various stakeholders at block, district and state level to involve them towards betterment of people. The person will also be responsible for maintaining and updating the records and documents related to project. The advocacy officer will be reporting to the project officer. The position requires intense field visits to work with the team and provide necessary support in identifying issues of wider attention. Specific Role and Responsibilities: • Developing advocacy plan with regard to the project and issue. • I

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MSW

Candidates should be post graduate in rural development, social work, social sciences, agriculture or in any relevant discipline from a recognized university. The candidate must have minimum 5 years of experience of working on children’s issues. The candidate should have experience of taking issues for necessary advocacy efforts at various levels by working on and with children, communities, civil Societies and government departments. Personal Characteristics: 1. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to lead the project activities 2. Ability to plan and think strategically 3. Strong analytical skills 4. Excellent coordination and motivation skills 5. Good Project management skills 6. Excellent reporting and documentation skills – both in Hindi and English 7. Ability to identify team capacity building issues 8. Knowledge of children’s issues especially on Malnutrition and protection Nature of Employment: The selected candidate shall be initially offered a one year consultanc

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:PRAYATN
  • About Organization:PRAYATN, founded in 1992 and spread around the States of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, believes that individual and voluntary participation affects social change. We create projects and programs that make it possible for young development professionals to contribute their time, energy and skills in order to facilitate community initiatives aimed at creating opportunities for self-reliance, access to justice and equitable social order. PRAYATN’s thrust is women and children, and their basic human and developmental rights. The organization therefore is multi-disciplinary, having expertise on community development, social action, networking, research-action, documentation and policy analysis. PRAYATN provides a conducive environment for professional growth and opportunities for its team. It expects from candidates excellent inter-personal skills, articulation, innovativeness, and commitment to the cause and to the organization’s vision. It also encourages women cand