Posted By: Sakshi


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Program Implementation

Women Empowerment

Job Description

This is a year-long intervention with an estimate of covering 23 estates, consisting of an average of 700 workers per estate. These estates will be in the districts of Darjeeling, West Bengal. 

In order to build stakes and increase awareness for the prevention of Gender-Based Violence, the programme through meetings, trainings and workshops, seeks to:

  1. Build stakes with Local Ecosystems at the District Level and Tea Estate Management, (Managers and Staff)
  2. Train the change agents (Women Leaders, Tea Estate Managers/Staff, Adolescent Groups) on issues of women safety and Gender-Based Violence
  3. Carry out sustained engagement within the community through social arts based interventions. These include focussed sessions with the tea estate workers, (women and men), as well as the community (families living on the tea estate) using theatre based pedagogy and immersive learning design.

Note: A detailed programme activity plan is ready and will be shared with the finalized candidates.


Job Description

The Project Supervisor will be responsible for the overall implementation of the program initiatives for gender sensitization in the tea estates. They shall be responsible for stakebuilding with external ecosystem, senior management on the tea-estates, assessing and evaluating the data collected for Monitoring and Evaluation of the programme. 

The incumbent will work closely with the Project Manager and designated Tea-estate teams to deliver the following outputs:

  • Integrating gender concerns across management and tea-estate workers; 
  • Coordinating with various stakeholders to seek support for the programme.
  • Co-ordinating and assisting  the team as and when required.
  • Prepare regular report /MIS on the activities performed 

Activities and Tasks

Responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:

  1. Responsible for ensuring a seamless on-ground implementation of the project within the timeline, output, and ?nancial parameters as per the MNE framework.
  2. Supervise the trainers and the ?eld facilitators.
  3. Responsible for delivering the Trainings/Workshops with the Management of the Tea Estate.
  4. Support / lead the meetings with the Management of the Tea Estate.
  5. Liaise with district and block administration and other line departments, local government and NGOs, to enhance their participation and collaboration.
  6. Provide additional support for training programmes and capacity building.
  7. Responsible to harness the data for the indicators identi?ed for the outcome of the project.
  8. Assess and evaluate the data collected.

Eligibility Criteria


The applicant is required to possess:

  • A professional degree in gender, development studies, social science, or any other relevant field;
  • 3 or more years of work experience in Project Management or Monitoring and Evaluation roles;
  • 2 or more years of experience in an Implementation role at community level;
  • Experience in data management, monitoring and evaluations tools, data quality checks, analysis and interpretation of data on program performance;
  • Proficient in computer data management and analysis using computer software;
  • Demonstrated ability to build collaborative partnerships and alliances for programme delivery;
  • Demonstrated expertise of leading, managing, and motivating others, and building high performing teams;
  • Excellent communication skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate in both English and Hindi. Fluency in either Bengali/Nepali/Sadri.

It is desirable for the applicant to have:

  • 1 or more years of experience as a theatre practitioner and or experiential educator

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Sakshi
  • About Organization:S?kshi’s work over the last 29 years has focused on strengthening systemic mechanisms and enabling preventive interventions for the practice of Everyday Equality. A pioneer in working for Gender Equality & Responsible Sexuality in India, Sakshi was founded as a rights based, capacity-building NGO in 1992, and was the force behind two landmark PILs – ‘Vishaka Vs. State of Rajasthan’ & ‘Sakshi Vs. Union of India,’ which became the backbone for several gender-based laws including POCSO 2012 and POSH 2013. Sakshi spearheaded the Asia Pacific Advisory Forum for Judicial Education on Gender Equality for the Judiciary of 5 countries of the Region; India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh & Sri-Lanka. The 10 Year programme was crucial in mainstreaming Gender Equality Education in the Judiciary and came to be recognized as a ‘Best Practice’ Model by UN Women. Over the last decade, Sakshi has led several campaigns and award-winning initiatives for Social Arts and Communication

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