Team Leader

Posted By: Harsha Trust


Not Specified

Program Implementation

Livelihood/Skills Development

Job Description

ob Responsibilities:

A. Planning, Review and Monitoring:

• Development of a perspective plan for the operational area mapping the needs of the community, current level of engagement with the community, stakeholders’ involvement and donor requirements in alignment with Harsha’s Mission.

• Conceptualizing ideas fostering innovations, alternate models and harnessing the previous track records.

• Developing project-wise annual, quarterly and monthly plans and consolidate at the team level to come out with a team’s annual, quarter and monthly plan.

• Developing an MIS aligning with organizational MIS and project wise MIS.

• Conduct of weekly and monthly team meetings for planning and review.

• Development of a monthly team report and project wise reports as per the donor reporting system.

B. Projects Accomplishment

• Building up a common understanding on projects: Goal, objectives, expected outcomes, outputs and activities among project anchors/team members.

• Supporting the project anchors/team members in developing project wise work plans breaking down the project annual plans into quarterly further into monthly and further into weekly level.

• Ensuring each team member develop a weekly work plan for himself/herself keeping all project deliverables/plan developed into consideration.

• Identifying project related specific training and capacity building needs of the staff and filling up the requirements accordingly.

• On-field demonstration and handholding to team members

• Supporting the team members to document their field learning

C. Team Building

• Identify the strengths and areas of improvement of staff focusing on the non-technical aspects such as inter-personal, communication, documentation, presentation skills, understanding of poverty context, gender, etc.

• Creation of learning forum/platforms for cross-learning both intra and inter teams within Harsha.

• Create a non-threatening environment at the team to foster openness and healthy confrontation.

• Create a women friendly environment

• Ensure all organizational policies, systems and processes are communicated to all team members.

• Ensure all compliances such as display of organizational registration certificate on the notice board, details of Sexual Harassment Committee at the work place, maintenance of an attendance register and accounts related documents.

• Ensure transparency, adhering to discipline and ethical work culture

D. Liaison/Networking/Convergence

• Building Awareness about Harsha at all line departments. Building a good rapport with all line departments and Government agencies at local level.

• Be member of local level network/groups of Government and Civil Society Organizations

• Be aware of Government schemes and programmes: focus, allocation and establish convergence.

• Represent Harsha at the local level through presentation, attending workshops and meetings.

• Establish linkages with local companies to source possible funding under Corporate Social Responsibility.


Monthly Gross Salary INR 40, 000 to INR 50,000 depending upon the qualification and experience.

Reporting Officer: The Team Leader will report to the coordinator.

If you are interested to work with a grassroots organization and learning organization, please send your CV to Miss. Swayamsmita Harichandan, Email: with the subject line of “CV for the position of Team Leader, Jharigaon, Nabrangpur”.

"The Early Bird Catches the Worm" Hurry Up!!!


1. Administration, HR, Management, Accounting/Finance

2. Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy

3. Government/Governance, Reforms, Corruption

For internal use:

Name*: Swayamsmita Harichandan


Eligibility Criteria

Required Educational Qualifications, Experience, and Skills:

1. 16 years of on-campus educational background.

2. Minimum of a Bachelor's/ Master's degree or equivalent in Social Work, Research & Development or Agriculture will be preferred.

3. Prior experience of working in the development sector will be preferred.

4. A minimum of five years of experience in Supervising and leading teams is desirable.

5. Good command over Microsoft Word and Excel is desirable

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Harsha Trust
  • About Organization:he year 2002 under the Indian Trust Act with a mission to ensure livelihood security and improve the quality of life of rural poor. It envisions being a professional organization of excellence while pursuing market-led and technology interventions, primarily through community-based institutions. Its approach is to work directly with the community, local NGOs, and Panchayati Raj Institutions and building their capability to sustain interventions. Building up a pool of community cadres occupies the central focus of our approach. We have built a team of 400 local youth as community service providers. With a mission to improve the quality of life of the people living in a backward area, we are currently operational in Odisha and Chhattisgarh. It has its headquarter in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. As of now, we have impacted 1, 97,313 households spread across 101 blocks of 18 districts in Odisha and Chhattisgarh with a team of 126 employees.