Theme Leader – Gender & Financial Literacy

Posted By: Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)


Not Specified

Program Development & Management

Development Finance & Banks

Job Description


  • Provide strategic oversight on Gender related program design and delivery to ensure it meets Gender equality goals;
  • Leadership and decision-making on gender equality;
  • Identify gender equality gaps in program plan, design and implementation and take appropriate steps to redress these;
  • Working in close co-ordination with Mission Swavalamban of SIDBI;
  • Support and capacitate SIDBI on integrating/incorporating gender equality in their work areas/deliverables;
  • Represent SIDBI in various fora/events and brief the higher-ups on the same;
  • Manage and promote gender sensitive  policies, operations and implementation – contract appropriate agency/individual, oversee design, assure quality and undertake mainstreaming initiative;    
  • Manage the women’s empowerment and financial literacy training programs;  
  • Initiate discussions on Gender & financial inclusion and disseminate learning within and outside the Bank;
  • Build/maintain strong working relationships with all concerned stakeholders,
  • Processing and settlement of related bills of the concerned agencies;
  • Preparation of reports viz., Impact reports etc.
  • Any other work as assigned by SIDBI.
  • SIDBI reserves the right to relocate the Official/Consultant to any other place at its discretion. 

Eligibility Criteria


  • Masters Degree in Economics/Business Management/Social Sciences from recognized university / institutions;
  • Applicant shall not be more than 40 years as on December 01, 2022;
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience. Working with national/international organizations/development project would be preferred;
  • Familiarity with the working of Development Finance Institutions, World Bank/other Institutions, National/State Rural Livelihood Mission, MFIs etc.,
  • Excellent command over English and Hindi language; ability to write effectively for various audiences under pressure, with tight deadlines in a rapidly changing organizational environment with attention to detail;
  • Strong project management and organizational skills. Capacity to follow-up systematically and efficiently on a broad set of initiatives and decisions. Self-starter with a strong drive for results with the ability to work independently and diligently, while prioritizing and meeting deadlines;
  • Analytical skills in gender issues and ability to provide well-grounded, quality analytical inputs with pragmatism and a focus on results;
  • Ability to learn quickly, synthesize technical material and distil in a user-friendly manner for multiple audiences. Creativity, with the ability to visualize and distil data;
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with counterparts both inside and outside the SIDBI, including from Governments, civil society organizations, academia and the private sector;
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other team members, contribute productively to the team’s work and output and demonstrate respect for different points of view;
  • Strong personal commitment to gender equality;
  • Any other work as assigned by SIDBI.

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
  • About Organization:To transform as an All India Financial Institution to create an integrated credit and development support role for the Bank by being a Thought Leader, adopting a Credit-plus approach, creating a Multiplier effect and serving as an Aggregator, in the MSME space.