Project Coordinator

Posted By: American India Foundation (AIF)


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Program Implementation

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to formulate the plan to meet the objectives of the project while adhering to an approved budget and timeline.
  • Facilitate and coordinate high quality and timely trainings of project staff and other stakeholders.
  • Responsible to manage and develop the team of education facilitators, master trainer and Shiksha Mitra in the district.
  • Liaison with the block, district and state level officials on a monthly/Fortnightly basis.
  • Responsible to prepare training plan for government schools’ teachers in consultation with DIETs and SCERT.
  • Responsible to participate in and supervise the successful execution of each stage of the project.
  • Responsible to measure and analyze the progress of the project to ensure its development as planned which include the timely submission of the report and other documents to the donor.
  • Single point of contact for the project in the district.
  • Responsible for the smooth functioning of the key project mechanisms like providing quality education to the students through Bridge education and open schooling and ensure the continuity of their education/mainstreaming of education.
  • Preparing the project reports, presentations, program strategy and submit the same to the Project Director on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible to recruit the field team and managing the budget and vendor management
  • Responsible to handle other tasks as per the need of program and organization Key Skills and Competencies:
  • Full time master’s degree/Education/ Development Communication/Rural Development/ Rural Management/ Social Science/ Development Studies or equivalent discipline. 
  • At least 5-7 years’ relevant professional experience in Education/Project Documentation/Teacher training.
  • Ability to collate and analyze data – qualitative and quantitative & information accurately and quickly prepare reports and communication materials.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken in English language.
  • Operational experience of implementing programs in eastern states of India.
  • Deep knowledge of Indian educational system.
  • Demonstrated skills to mentor partner staff in delivering their job responsibilities meticulously.
  • Ability to network and negotiate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve the objectives of the program.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Marathi/Hindi and English.
  • A self-starter who can perform with minimal supervision
  • Managerial, analytical, negotiating, communication, and advocacy skills.
  • Good financial understanding to ensure effective program implementation
  • Prior Experience of working with DIET and SCERT.

Other: Salary shall be commensurate with experience.


Position Availability: Immediately.


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 and expected salary to with subject line “Project Coordinator”


Deadline for applications: 28th September 2022

Only applications of shortlisted 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.