Block Coordinator

Posted By: Voluntary Institute For Rural Development


Junior Management

Program Implementation

Women Empowerment

Job Description

Block coordinator-

VIRD, a grassroot level leading voluntary organization in Angul district having thematic interventions of Agri-Allied activities and Sustainable Livelihoods approaches. It is moving forward to popularise the concept of Zero Budget Natural Farming/Organic Farming/ Indigenous Seeds preservations with varietal trial, PGS Certification, Promotion of Millets/Ragi etc. in collaboration with State & Central Government sponsored Schemes/Programme

Nature of Job: He/she will be looking after all programme related activities as per project guidelines of Odisha Millet Mission (OMM) .

Monitor project activities and coordinate all team members to keep workflow on track and responsible for monthly/quarterly/half-yearly project progress.

Facilitate the timely flow of communication, resources and inputs from the field to VIRD Head office for smooth implementation of project activities.

Skills required:

1. Graduate or Masters in Social work, Rural development or related fields

2. Experience of 3-5 years in livelihood related projects, overall experience maybe 9-10 years

3. Basic English communication and writing, fluency in Oriya, presentation skills

4. Basic computer knowledge, MS-Office

5. Strong networking and Liasoning skills

6. Ability to travel extensively

7. Strong team player and gender sensitive

8. Ability to multitask

Location: Angul, Odisha

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Voluntary Institute For Rural Development
  • About Organization:In 1988 a group of social activists, led by Bhabani Sankar Mahapatra, Manoj Satapathy and Manasa Kumar Rout, initiated a total sanitation programme for the Kondh tribe in the Athmallick Block of Angul District. In the same year it was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act XXI 1860, by which time its operational area had extended to 50 villages in four Gram Panchayats of the same Block.

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