Project Coordinator

Posted By: Aarambh Ngo


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

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Position Location – Sonkatch, Dewas District of Madhya Pradesh

General Position Summary

AARAMBH seeks to roll out a Project in order to “Protect vulnerable children through school enrollment & retention, rescue, counselling & legal support to survivors of abuse, participation in children’s centres, and engagement with parents, communities & government, in 10-11 villages of Hatpipaliya - Bagli block of Dewas district, Madhya Pradesh” towards our programme Strategy for the year 2024 -27 to minimize the situation of children and families vulnerability as a form of Child Labour and families where their labour is demanded as a means of repayment for a debt or other obligations. The overall goal of the this project is that All Non School going Children/ dropout children should receive quality education in an inclusive environment across Government Schools and the families from Nihal community in selected 10 – 11 villages should be linked with all flagship Social Security programmes of Government.

AARAMBH is seeking a Project Coordinator (PC) to overall manage the Project in the Dewas district with special support to the system strengthening and enablement approach to enroll Non School going and Drop out Children to School’s admission Programme in coordination with District Authorities and various Government Departments

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for overall district level planning, coordination, implementation, reporting, documentation and compliance of the systems and policies related to Child Labour at the district level. While ensuring project related activities are accomplished as per the plan, with the required quality, quantity and importantly within the agreed timelines. S/he will be based in the Project Location Dewas to ensure all project activities are implemented to achieve maximum impact as per project objectives while remaining on activity schedule and budget. The Project Coordinator directly manages Project level staff and closely works with other key team members in the Programme and also build and maintain effective relationships along with various Government Departments functionaries like Collector, DPO, ICPS, CWC, Police and other High-level stakeholders.

Financial and HR Responsibilities

1. Ensure timely reporting of programmatic and Financial

2. Monitor and verify team work performance on a monthly/quarterly basis and submit report to the Director & CFO

3. Check and verify project team monthly attendance, leave and the movement Register on a monthly basis.

4. Coordinate with Accounts team for the timely execution of the project and submission of activities related bill/vouchers and settlement of advances.


• Ensure safeguarding principles are followed in programme implementation, training etc in coordination with Project Director.

• Ensure safeguarding documents, like policy, POSH policy, are shared and explained with all the parties (Partners, Vendors, and Suppliers etc.) in coordination with state programme leads.

Minimum qualification & transferable skills:

• Master’s degree in Social Work/ Social Science, Rural Development, or relevant field.

• At least 5 to 6 years of relevant experience working with Programmes of a similar scope and scale.

• Demonstrated technical knowledge in Child Rights and Child Protection

• Experience in initiating, growing relationships and collaboration with diverse stakeholders including Govt. officials, district and sub district education department, teachers, community, civil society actors and the private sector.

• Must be willing to travel extensively to project sites and as per organisation needs.

• Good in Computer competency and good knowledge of Excel

• Fluency in English and local language of the state posted, both written and oral essential.

Core competencies:

• Understanding of the Child Rights, Child Protection and education.

• Strong managerial skills including effective personnel management, adaptive management, coordination and decision-making.

• Team management, negotiation, training and coordination skills with knack of establishing partnerships.

• Understanding on educational processes and leveraging financial services

• Strong implementation, facilitation and consensus building skills.

Salary: Rs. 40,000/- PM including Travel cost up to the limit of Rs. 4,000/- PM

Interested Candidate may apply with confidence at latest by 9th April 2024

Location: Sonkatch, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Aarambh Ngo
  • About Organization:AARAMBH is a non-profit charity organization based and working in Navi Mumbai (New Bombay), India. This non-government organization (NGO) was created as a Community Service Center for the most marginalized families living in urban slum communities and rural areas. Our goal is to provide educational, health and vocational skills tounderprivileged children and women. AARAMBH is registered with the – The Charity Commssioner –Mumbai, The Income Tax Department and the Home Minstry –(FCRA) Government of India. Please take a few minutes and browse through our website to learn more about us. Drop us a note when you have the time. We'd love to hear from you and answer any questions that you might have.

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