Program Officer, Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE)

Posted By: Project Concern International India (PCI India)


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Program Development & Management

Women Empowerment

Job Description

PCI is looking to hire Program Officer to manage and support the project operationalization & implementation at the state. S/he will be responsible for the delivery of project outcomes, foster partnership with government and other stakeholders, be actively involved in policy advocacy as per the program strategy, and pursue program growth opportunities. S/he will work closely with the SRLM team and shall get the opportunity to develop innovative strategies for promoting WLEs in the state, identification of best practices adopted by such WLEs and ways to replicating them.S/he will work under close supervision of state program manager WEE and support in overall project implementation, management and its documentation


Key Responsibilities:


Support Project Operationalization & implementation

  • Strategically lead the operationalization of the project activities while maintaining high quality
  • Collaborate and negotiate with other departments like WCDC and ICDS at the district level and block for leveraging platforms for engagement in WEE
  • Support the block and field level functionaries of the SRLM in improving efficiency in contracting, quality of products and services supplied, payment processes, etc. of WLEs, as and if required
  • Support in transcription of all field level interviews conducted
  • Support in finalising the preparatory activities including sampling and identifying & contacting the respondents for interviews, as and if required
  • managing partners that would support CLFs/ WLEs to build the required business and technical skills, thus leading to accelerated business improvement
  • Provide handholding support to the SRLM block team & CLF during the project & business adoption phase.
  • Undertake capacity-building activities of SRLM staff as per the project implementation plan
  • Maintain all the project-linked MIS and information

Application Process:

Interested candidates can apply for the position Program Officer-WEE by using the following link Program Officer: Women’s Economic Empowerment – PCI India ( by 15th December 2022, 5:00 pm.


PCI India is an equal opportunity provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability and/or marital status. Due to the heavy inflow of resumes, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Eligibility Criteria

Qualification & Experience:

  • Post Graduate degree in Social Sciences, Rural development, or any other relevant fields experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience in development sector and gender related roles
  • Experience in building and nurturing government relationships
  • Experience in designing and executing women empowerment programs

Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience of working with Government or providing technical assistance to government 
  • Possess leadership skills and is decisive, action-oriented and adaptable
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to work against tight timelines
  • Excellent knowledge of MS office
  • Fluency in verbal and written English and Hindi
  • Willingness to travel to the field and support interventions

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MSW

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Project Concern International India (PCI India)
  • About Organization:PCI, a Global Communities Partner has been working in India since 1998 with the Mission to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, overcome hardship and advance women and girls. PCI, a Global Communities Partner, envisions a world in which the most vulnerable people will have the power to lift themselves out of poverty and to create vital, healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the future. PCI works with the government as well as social actors to create an enabling environment to improve and activate the social position of marginalized populations, especially women and girls, as well as strengthen convergent actions on the ground. Knowledge and evidence-based decision making and data-driven management have been a trademark of our programs in India. For over two decades, PCI has maintained a diverse portfolio in India, with a presence in more than one-fifth of all districts in the country, reaching over 10 million people in 2019 alone. PCI’s health, gender,