Financial Linkage Officer

Posted By: American India Foundation (AIF)


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Finance & Accounts

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Expected to work at the community level with 2000-2500 beneficiaries.
  • Map out the financial institutions (govt. and private) in the project area to create linkages.
  • Link the project beneficiaries with the institution for relevant schemes to access capital (entrepreneurship) and social security and welfare (entitlements).
  • Responsible to facilitate the project beneficiaries in all aspect to get credit.
  • Responsible to monitor the project beneficiaries on proper utilization of credit money to enhance income as well as facilitate them in timely repayment to the financial institution.
  • Organize and arrange technical support to the beneficiaries and ensure continuity of their enterprise.
  • To assist the Project Manager in maintaining and updating the AIF MIS database. 
  • Facilitate stakeholder and donor visits to the field as and when required.
  • To be involved in any operational activity as and when instructed by the Project Manager.
  • Any other task assigned by line manager that might emerge depending upon the need and opportunity decided by AIF

Key Skills:

  • Graduate/Post Graduate in any discipline with at least 3-4 years of experience rural livelihoods and creating market and financial linkages.
  • Experience in working with micro-entrepreneurs and street vendors will be an advantage.
  • An understanding of the market with forward and backward integration.
  • Ability to develop relationships and engage with multiple stakeholders including Government.
  • Documentation and report writing skills with good proficiency in computer.
  • Consistently approaches work with positive energy and a constructive attitude.
  • Possesses a variety of skill sets including time management, multi-tasking, inter-personal and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to cope with work pressure.
  • Ability to develop a local level network of useful resources to support project implementation.
  • A team player who is supportive, flexible and ready to take on additional tasks.
  • Ability to cope with work pressure and work on tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

How to apply:


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 to with subject line “State Coordinator- Livelihoods”.


Last day to apply: 12th 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 to learn more about AIF’s work.