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February 26, 2018

Educate Girls invites applications for post District Program Officers

Organization: Educate Girls (Project of Foundation to Educate Girls Globally)

Position: District Program Officers

Location: Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Educational Qualification: Post Graduation in Social Sciences or related field

Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of experience in program management & its implementation in the development sector preferably in education related project

Skills required:
— Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
— Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders
— Proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
— Excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver training and presentations
— Ability to work on MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
— Ability to read, write and speak in English & Hindi
— Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time at the state/district/village level in programme geographies

Job Overview: The positions are based at different districts in Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh. The position will be responsible for implementation of the program in the district. The position is the converging point where the program gets operational and implemented. The position while being responsible for the content delivery is also responsible for the operational management of the program. The position is the second in command to the District Manager and manages district operations in the absence of District Manager. This position involves intense travel in operational areas especially in blocks and villages which could amount to 50-60% of the time based on programmatic need.

Roles and Responsibilities:
> Operational Management:
— Work with the District Manager in developing & implementing the annual plan for the district
— Work to break down the district plan into block-wise actionable plans
— Assist the District Manager in developing, maintaining & reviewing monthly, quarterly, annual budgets for the district
— Create implementation maps for each block officers with their respective assigned program assistants and impact assistants
— Monitors progress and gives input where necessary
— Seeks support from functional experts where required
— Oversee the data collection related to programmatic intervention areas as set by the Impact team
— Ensure that monthly progress report, quarterly progress report are prepared and shared in a timely manner

> Training Schedule, plan and implementation:
— Create an annual training plan for both district staff and community volunteers
— Monitor the implementation of annual training plan on monthly basis
— Problem solving and providing support wherever required
— Ensure the implementation of the training feedback system for further improvement of content and delivery mechanism
— Conduct field visits as per the training plan and provide qualitative input

> HR Management:
— Lead the development of Key Performance Indicators for Program assistants, block officers and Field Coordinators along with District Manager and review their performance periodically
— Conduct meeting of the Block Officers & programme assistants periodically to review their performance and address gaps if any

> Others:
— To effectively manage the partnerships of EG, with specific focus on program/training related stakeholders as and when required
— Participate in district level meetings whenever invited
— Provide support to other functions whenever required

Application Process: Interested candidates with relevant experience should send their CVs and covering letters to eg.dpo@sectoraccess.org. CV must be accompanied with:
— Cover letter justifying suitability for the position – role fitment based on
— Cover letter justifying suitability for the position – role fitment based on present & past work experience.
— Current/last drawn compensation and expected compensation.

Last date to apply: 23 January 2017

— Please clearly state the role & location preference that you are applying for in the email subject line
— Only shortlisted CVs will be contacted.
— For further clarifications, please contact Sector Access People Engagement Pvt. Ltd. at 011 – 46860000 between 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on weekdays.

About Educate Girls (Foundation to Educate Girls Globally):

Foundation to Educate Girls Globally (www.educategirls.ngo) is holistically tackling issues at the root cause of gender inequality in India’s education system. Our comprehensive model reforms government schools through community ownership and reaches up to 90% enrolment, higher attendance and improved learning outcomes for all girls. Founded in 2007, the non-governmental organization has a management and outreach office in Mumbai and operations in Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Ajmer, Bundi, Rajsamand, Bhilwara, Udaipur, and Jhalawar in Rajasthan and Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh. At this period, the organization is set to grow, and expand its reach of services beyond Rajasthan. As such, we have committed to launching interventions in multiple new geographies across India over the coming 3 years.