Program Officer

Posted By: Darbar Sahitya Sansada


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

How to Apply: Interested candidates must submit;

• Updated CV/Resume & Cover Letter

• A statement of suitability for this position

• A maximum of 2 pages note on one of the topics given below:

Aquaculture, in your assessment, is practiced in different ways with different impacts on the environment and economic performance.


Using a cluster approach, how would you help small aquaculture farmers gain access to better knowledge and finance to improve their fish production and income?

Responsibilities and Core Scope of Tasks

1.Overall responsible for the internal monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

2.Responsible for developing action Plan and Coordination of the activities the project level.

3.He is responsible to track the implementation process with internal Monitoring of project activities.

4.Importantly, he is too responsible for monthly review cum planning meetings and evaluation of the entire program activities with constructive feedback to all team members.

5.Exclusively act as Technical Support in the project implementation

6.Managing the contracts and focusing on the deliverability of the firm/individual.

7.Set the right expectations and coordinate with stakeholders

8.Overall responsible for the project implementation and designing plan.

9.The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining proper coordination with staff, support on capacity-building initiatives, and rapport building with various stakeholders such as FPOs, Fishery department, Aquaculture Experts and scientists and market aggregators.

10.Panning project team meetings and outreach activities, including liaising with relevant government and private sector actors.

11.Any work can be assigned by the management as per the requirement.

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Required Qualifications, Experience and Competencies


•Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries and allied sectors from a reputed institute.

•Additional qualifications like project implementation programme will be preferred.

Professional Experience:

•A minimum of 1-3 years of working professional experience in CSO/INGO/ Govt. in a comparable position (ideally with international environment) having experience of project management, administrative coordination, or related experience.

•Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer programme

•Experience of working with the International NGO in the past would be preferable.

•Relevant professional experience in Aquaculture projects would be preferred.

Additional Competences:

•Willingness to travel and ability to work in teams

•Good understanding of management.

•Proficient computer skills, advance Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and advance Excel)

•Good organisational and administrative skills.

•Ability to work independently when required

•Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

•Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management



Approximately 44,000 in INR/ TA/DA will be separate and as per organization policy.

Age Limit – 22 – 40 Years

Last date of receiving application: 3 June 2023

•Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within the State of Odisha.

Location: Odisha

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Darbar Sahitya Sansada
  • About Organization:DSS works with agrarian, tribal and forest dwelling community to deal with food and livelihood security of these marginalized section of society. These communities are critically dependent on agriculture and forests for livelihood and face the growing threat of losing their livelihood options due to fast depleting resources like land and forests

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