State Project Coordinator (Consultant position)

Posted By: Water.org

Visakhapatnam,Bengaluru

Not Specified

Program Implementation

Environment / Energy/ Waste Management

Job Description

Location                                                       : Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka State

Type of engagement                          : Consultancy position on Contractual basis

(Initially contract will be a year period and shall be renewed based on the budget and program progress

Reports to                                                    : Sr. Manager, Banking PartnershipsIndia

Administration of the engagement     : Through third party HR agency

Last date to apply                                          : 09th January 2022

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work within a global team environment to implement water and sanitation financing programs in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Oversee planning, coordination, reporting, implementation and monitoring of the program in both state;
  • Coordinate and support field implementation of the program with WaterAid India team and implementing partners
  • Support training team and Provide trainings on continuous basis to multiple stakeholders specially implementing partner on WASH financing
  • Ensure implementation of WASH financing program for community and household level
  • Conduct field visits across the project districts in 2 states extensively, provide support to the ground implementation team by and to participate in the meetings to identify the gaps, provide inputs / feedback and suggest course correction, as necessary. 
  • Work with government, non-profits, multi-laterals, and various internal stakeholders, to ensure project goals and deliverables are well designed and documented.
  • Ensure programs are well executed against specific grants and objectives. Prepare periodic programmatic work plans and project budgets, in line with donor and mission conventions.
  • Continuously monitor and supervise program activities, oversee technical design, execution, and evaluation of progress, through outputs and impacts, using both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Support and contribute to communications with staff, regarding program deadlines, training objectives and monitoring/evaluation activities. Provide leadership and guidance to field staff on the direction and implementation of projects.
  • Liaise with state, district and block administration and other line departments, local government, and NGOs, to enhance their participation and collaboration.
  • Assess training needs and ensure successful execution of objective-based adult learning programs, as needed
  • Manage training teams; ensure adherence to training calendars and coordinate with trainers on day-to-day basis for monitoring purposes

4. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:  

 

Qualifications:

 

Applicants must possess a post-graduate, or equivalent, from a reputed, globally recognized institute. Specialization in Project Management, Finance, Water and Sanitation or Rural Management, Training and development will be an advantage.


Experience:

  •  Minimum seven years’ experience in managing multi-state projects, preferably on water, sanitation, and hygiene with combination of knowledge of microfinance
  • Applicants with strong corporate experience of managing complex rural projects, would also be considered.
  •  Experience in team management, working with multiple stakeholders and cross functioning teams.
  •   Experience in working with government/Grass-root NGOs/WASH Financing programs would be given priority

Skills:

  •  Demonstrated leadership in managing multi-year projects, supported by government, bilateral or multilateral agencies.
  •  Strong analytical and presentation skills.
  •  Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate in English, Telugu, Kannada is MUST and Hindi as preferable.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to work with various program leaders to bring about clear objectives, and cohesive action plans.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work well with those from various backgrounds and cultures.
  •  Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team of individuals with diverse expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, conceptualize and deliver effective programs

 Travel Requirement: Involves intensive domestic travel within the districts and intra districts / states as needed. Travel will commence as is advisable given business needs and safety considerations as determined by organizational guidelines.

5. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

 

The gross consultancy fees budgeted for the position is attractive. Offers shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history, of the selected candidate.

 

6. LOCATION: Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

 

7. REFERENCE: While applying, to mention in the subject line as “Application for the consultancy position of State Project Coordinator in AP&KN state”

 

8. Application process:

 Please apply to agurusamy@water.org with cc to sarya@water.org and aanand@water.org

With a subject line as mentioned in the “Application for the consultancy position of State Project Coordinator in AP&KN state



Desired Candidate Profile

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Water.org
  • About Organization:Since 2005, Water.org has played a significant role in India’s progress toward improved water and sanitation, empowering more than 15.6 million people with access to safe water or sanitation. By partnering with different types of organizations, including microfinance institutions, self-help group federations, state rural livelihoods missions, commercial banks, payment banks, social enterprises and the government of India, we are mobilizing resources and sharing knowledge to increase access to improved sanitation and safe water.