Program Officer

Posted By: Participatory Research in Asia

Delhi

Executive/Staff

Program Implementation

Social Entrepreneurship

Job Description

Job Title                       :          Program Officer

Organisation                :          Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA)

 

Established in 1982, PRIA (Participatory Research in Asia) is a global centre for participatory research and training based in New Delhi. PRIA’s work is focused on the empowerment of the excluded through capacity building, knowledge building and policy advocacy. Over three decades PRIA has promoted ‘participation as empowerment’, capacity building of community organizations, and people’s participation in governance. Initiatives are undertaken in the overall perspective of ‘making democracy work for all’ – in the political system; democratic culture in families, communities, and society; and participatory democracy with active citizenship. For more information about PRIA, please visit www.pria.org.

 

PRIA is looking for a Program Officer to support/coordinate various programmes/projects. Candidates who are willing to pursue their career in Social/Development sector can apply.  

 

Desired qualifications & experience

·        Master’s Degree in social sciences/management studies/public policy

·        0-1 year of relevant experience, preferably in CSOs and NPOs

·        Strong verbal and writing skills in English and Hindi

·        Excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills

·        Willingness to travel extensively

·        Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills

 

Candidates who have just completed their Master’s Degree in relevant fields are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

PRIA is an equal opportunity employer and provides a conducive and safe environment for learning and working. The organisation is committed to preventing sexual harassment at the workplace and the organization ensures that all employees, interns, volunteers and visitors are provided with a safe and clean workplace in which to undertake their work/learning.

 

Other terms and conditions

 

·        Initial appointment on consultancy contract for a period of 12 months, extendable for a longer period, on the basis of performance reviews.

·        Salary: Negotiable based on qualification and experience.

·        Women candidates with equal qualifications will also be preferred.

·        Only short-listed candidates will be called for interviews.

  

The candidates having relevant professional qualifications and 0-1 year of full time working experience need to apply and send their resumes to hr@pria.org at the earliest. While applying, please mention in the cover letter why you find yourself eligible for this position. Also, do indicate current and expected salary and the joining time required. 


Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM

PRIA is looking for a Program Officer to support/coordinate various programmes/projects. Candidates who are willing to pursue their career in Social/Development sector can apply.  

 

Desired qualifications & experience

·        Master’s Degree in social sciences/management studies/public policy

·        0-1 year of relevant experience, preferably in CSOs and NPOs

·        Strong verbal and writing skills in English and Hindi

·        Excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills

·        Willingness to travel extensively

·        Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills

 

Candidates who have just completed their Master’s Degree in relevant fields are strongly encouraged to apply.

 


Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Participatory Research in Asia
  • About Organization:Established in 1982, PRIA (Participatory Research in Asia) is a global centre for participatory research and training based in New Delhi. PRIA’s work is focused on the empowerment of the excluded through capacity building, knowledge building and policy advocacy. Over three decades PRIA has promoted ‘participation as empowerment’, capacity building of community organizations, and people’s participation in governance. Initiatives are undertaken in the overall perspective of ‘making democracy work for all’ – in the political system; democratic culture in families, communities, and society; and participatory democracy with active citizenship. For more information about PRIA, please visit www.pria.org