Block Coordinator

Posted By: American India Foundation (AIF)

Vidisha

Not Specified

Monitoring & Evaluation

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

ob Summary :

 

Block Coordinator is a key function between a Program Manager and Integrated Community Facilitators. They are responsible for supporting the Integrated Community Facilitators and Food Quality Assurance Co-coordinators in undertaking activities as planned under the program. They are responsible for liaising with block-level government officials in health, ICDS, and education departments. They are also responsible for public relations with community representatives and institutions (such as Gram Panchayats, SHGs. The role of the block Coordinator is dynamic and will require hard work and dedication.

 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the functions/roles performed by Integrated Community Facilitators and Food Quality Assurance Officers including, undertaking joint field visits, ensuring monthly plans, salary/fees approvals, program activity expenses, etc.
  • Support the above functionaries in day-to-day reporting and in the use of MIS
  • Oversee the functioning of the NGO partner s
  • Liaison with block-level and village-level stakeholders - panchayat members, government officials from Health, ICDS, Education, and other departments, for facilitating support from the various stakeholders
  • Undertake periodic review meetings at the block level
  • Provide support to studies and assessments conducted by independent agencies.
  • The block Coordinator maintains an attendance register for all trainees, and trainers and also ensures that all activities are conducted as per the schedule.
  • Monitoring of the training program is conducted by the Block Coordinator
  • Block Coordinators ensure that the training and other targets entrusted to them for the block are achieved.
  • Block Coordinator ensures that the training is conducted on schedule and there are no delays within the approved budgets
  • The block Coordinator maintains cordial relations with the vendors and ensures that their payments are done on time.
  • The Bock coordinator regularly shares reports with the line manager.
  • Collection of necessary data from the field.
  • identifying and sharing good case studies from the ground.
  • Supports in the completion of all financial processes and data required.
  • The Bock coordinator organizes other activities in the block as instructed by the Senior Management.

Desired qualification, experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in MSW/business management or related field.
  • Four plus years’ previous experience in implementing programs in health, nutrition, education or livelihoods.
  • Proven role as a supervisor
  • Proficient in computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Well-informed about rural entrepreneurship development
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Hindi (English would be an added advantage)
  • Organized and able to create multiple timelines, budgets, and schedules
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Drive a motorcycle/Scooter
  • Should be willing to travel. Intensive travel in allocated block (20 to 22 days in a month)

Application Process:To apply for this position, send your CV and covering letter describing how you meet the specifications for this role and what you bring to it along with your current salary and expected salary to ph.career@aif.org with the subject line “Block Coordinator”

 

Last day to apply: 6th July 2022.

Only applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged. 


Desired Candidate Profile

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:American India Foundation (AIF)
  • About Organization:The American India Foundation is committed to improving the lives of India’s underprivileged, with a special focus on women, children, and youth. AIF does this through high impact interventions in education, health, and livelihoods, because poverty is multidimensional. AIF’s unique value proposition is its broad engagement between communities, civil society, and expertise, thereby building a lasting bridge between the United States and India. With offices in New York and California, twelve chapters across the U.S., and India operations headquartered in Delhi NCR, AIF has impacted 9.2 million lives across 29 states of India. Visit www.AIF.org to learn more about AIF’s work.