Project Coordinator

Posted By: Railway Children India


Junior Management

Program Implementation

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

Railway Children India launched its Ghaziabad Programme in the year 2018 and have so far protected over 1600 children in contact with Railway station through its 24*7 Outreach, Child Assistance Booth and Open Shelter. Our work at 3 slum communities started around Ghaziabad Railway station focuses on building community ownership towards promoting child friendly environment for children to have happy childhood and to grow to their full potential. 

The position of Project Coordinator will lead the implementation of the project at Ghaziabad. S/he will be responsible for effective execution of planned activities and quality deliverables as per agreed plan of action and timelines. In addition s/he is expected to work with the Programme manager for quality assurance of the programme. 

Key responsibilities:

1. Ensure  24*7 outreach is conducted as per the shift plan at station. 

2. Develop team’s monthly duty roster in consultation with line manager and implement the same diligently.

3. Ensure the effective implementation of activities planned in the communities 

4. Provide handholding support to outreach team so that every unaccompanied child is reached out and protected. 

5. Ensure all statutory compliances (Daily Diary entry and filling of forms) are adhered at station level (Child Assistant Booth), at OS (Open Shelter) and in community interventions. 

6. Adhere and ensure all the team members adhere to the programme quality assurance framework. 

7. Ensure the quality of information are filled in the forms and registers on daily and updated regularly. 

8. Ensure Individual care plan is developed and implemented for all children. 

9. Ensure monthly activity plan is developed, implemented and progress against the same is reported as per timeline.

10. Ensure monthly Child Help Group ( CHG) meeting is conducted, facilitated and reported as per the SoP issued by Railways.

11. Ensure project fund utilization in line with approved grant and objectives and maintain finance related necessary supporting documents as per RCI’s financial guidelines.

12. Writing monthly/quarterly/Half-yearly or need based report on time and with quality and update information MIS software/Excel on daily basis

13. Share the Weekly Child Safeguarding report with child safeguarding lead and encourage team members to share any child safeguarding issue, concerns or doubts. 

14. Regular liaison with the various stakeholders such as child welfare committee, Child Care Institutes (CCIs), District Child Line, DCPU (District Child Protection Unit), station level Railway Authorities and any other as per project requirement.

15. Support fund raising team in conducting fund raising related activities/events/donor visit as per requirement. 

16. Plan and implement capacity building sensitization programmes for railway authorities and other stakeholders at station Level and in communities with the support of line manager. 

17. Ensure quarterly campaigns along with railway stakeholders to sensitise passengers.

18. Support the line manager in developing annual action plan and rationalised budget.

19. Undertake any other duties, as appropriate to the post, as delegated by the line manager.

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

• Graduate in social work or in other social science disciplines with 4-5 years of relevant experience. Candidates with MSW will have an added advantage.

• Experience of coordinating the implementation of child protection programme

• Experience of working with government departments in the Village, District and state. Experience of working with railway authorities will be an added advantage. 

• Knowledge on child related laws such as JJ Act, POCSO Act, Child Labour (prohibition & regulation) Act. 

• Sensitive to the rights of children, especially on child protection and gender issues 

• Computer Savvy and can manage MIS 

• Strong networking and management skills 

• Good language proficiency (Hindi and English) 

• Having eye for details 

• Willingness to undertake extensive field work. 

• Flexibility and ability to work in a team. 

• Sense of balance and ability to work under pressure. 

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Railway Children India
  • About Organization:Railway Children India (RCI) is a section 8 company registered under the Companies Act 2013 (earlier section 25) in India, working for bringing sustainable changes in the lives of children living alone or at risk on the streets. RCI endeavors to ensure that each child living or passing through the railway stations that our the organization works with, is offered a comprehensive recovery and reintegration programme which is rights-based and ensure safety, well-being, and permanence