Rural Coordinator

Posted By: Indo Global Social Service Society (IGSSS)


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Program Implementation

Rural and Urban Development

Job Description

The Position involves intensive (day to day) travel to the target villages, block and district headquarter, based on the programmatic needs.

Roles & Responsibilities:

1. Strategy & Planning:

• Development and Implementation of Annual Plan for the Unit and Team Assigned ensuring the agreed programmatic timelines.

• Work with the Line-Supervisor, in developing and maintaining the operational framework.

• Ensuring periodic updates and adjustments as and when needed, involving the line supervisor.

2. Financial Management:

• Maintain and review monthly, quarterly, and annual budget for the programme, as per the approved budget, developing plans for any modification (if any needed/recommended) with due consent from the line supervisor and donor representative.

• Review, Monitor and Support outflow along with finance person to ensure a consistent tracking of expenditure, minimizing the variance and recommend/adopt cost effective measures in programme implementation.

• Ensure adherence of organization’s finance manual are followed in all instance during the programme tenure.

3. HR Management:

• Ensure smooth selection and induction of staff as per the programme/project requirement.

• Recommend and organize trainings/orientations as and when required for the staff to improve the capacity.

• Develop and Set Appraisal of assigned human resource as per the IGSSS performance management system and HR policies.

4. Liaison:

• Develop and maintain positive engagement with external stakeholders including government agencies.

• Ensure active participation at village, block and district level programmes.

• Ensure active participation of village level bodies developed during the programme tenure in the block and district level consultation and workshops.

5. Implementation:

• Ensure that all the programmatic activities in the area are implemented as per the approved timelines ensuring the quality.

• Periodic Monitoring of Programme Progress and provides inputs to the assigned staff, if necessary, seek inputs from the line supervisor and thematic experts.

• The Project Coordinator should ensure that the local self-governance is involved in all the project activities. The main responsibility of the rural and city coordinators will be to link the projects with local self-governance and work in coordination for better convergence.

6. Reporting:

• Development and Submission of Programme Progress reports as per the donor reporting formats within the timelines and expected quality.

• Ensure submission on Internal Progress and MIS Updates as per the programme timelines.

• Ensuring proactive visibility on organization social media handles through regular updates on programmatic interventions and their initial impacts/outputs.

7. Administration:

• Ensure contract staff mobility payments, procurement of goods and services as per the procurement guidelines.

• Ensure effective management of IGSSS MIS Systems for overall programme monitoring and evaluation.

Remuneration / Package / Benefits: Maximum Budgeted Salary upto 35k or shall be based on experience and overall fit including PF as per law. In addition - range of benefits including medical insurance, personal accident insurance, and opportunities for further personal development.

We at IGSSS believe in creating Diverse Environment and Equal Opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, orientation, or ethnicity. We encourage, women & transgender to apply. We are committed to fair employment practices & procedures.

Please send your CV with a cover letter and two references at mention the position applied in the subject line.

Last date of Submission is 10th Nov 2022.

Eligibility Criteria

Qualification & Experience:

• Postgraduate with advance degree in either Social Science/ Agriculture/ Geography/ Environmental Science.

• Minimum 03-05 year of experience in the field of development sector preferably in the field of Watershed Management, Agriculture, Environment, Geology, Climate Change.

• Knowledge of GIS mapping tools is preferred.

• Experience in Handling Field Teams of 4-5 people.

• Proficient in Computer Operations – Management of Data Analysis Files on Digital Platforms and Microsoft Office Applications.

• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders.

• Women and local candidate from Maharashtra is preferred.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Indo Global Social Service Society (IGSSS)
  • About Organization:IGSSS is an Indian non-profit organisation working with the mandate for a humane social order based