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March 19, 2018

Functional Vocational Training and Research Society invites applications for Programme officers

Organization: Functional Vocational Training and Research Society (FVTRS)

Positions: Programme Officers

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Educational Qualification: Master’s degree in subjects related to humanities.
Experience: Minimum three years in the below-given areas. Preference for those who have multiple experiences of the below-mentioned areas and skill development programme.

Age: Should have completed 25 years as on 31st of January 2017 and below 40 years

Skills required: 
— Good knowledge of the Indian socio-economic and political situation and various development and social perspectives and trends specially related to skill training, entrepreneurship and life skills
— Good knowledge on project management (Planning, monitoring, assessment and documentation)
— Ability to make a good social analysis
— Good interpersonal and public relations skills
–Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Hindi and at least one South Indian languages with strong presentation skills.
— Ready to travel extensively even in difficult situations.
— Ability to handle multiple tasks
— A self-starter, result driven and innovative team player with ability to inspire others.
— Proficiency in use of computer applications.

Position Description: This position emphasis on engaging with FVTRS in carrying out, expanding and diversifying the scope of various functions of FVTRS in project management, capacity building, research and documentation and public relations. The individual staff while focussing on one of the above area will also have to engage in other functions also.

Key responsibilities

Capacity Building and partnership management
— Establish and maintain fairly good relationship with programme partners.
— Partners are assisted for organizational development and programme development.
— Identify capacity building requirements of the partners and facilitate them.
— Undertake capacity building programmes for other stakeholders on behalf of FVTRS.
— Facilitate useful and effective networking with organization, agencies, departments and partners.

Project management
— Ensure that partners are implementing the projects according to the standards of FVTRS in time with quality
— Conduct Partner assessments, programme monitoring, programme assessment and reporting are done in time with quality.
— Ensure partner reporting on time
— Review the partner reports and provide constructive feed backs to them

Research, Development and documentation
— Maintain the project database of the assigned regions updated.
— Assist the management in reporting to the back donors in time by submitting the consolidated report.
— Documentation of the activities and events for which one is responsible and those which are assigned to time to time.
— Identify researchable themes and associate with such researchers effectively
— Assist other sections whenever needed

Public relations
— Assist the FVTRS in proposal development and resource mobilization
— Engage in Image building of FVTRS and promotional measures

Remuneration: A gross CTC of minimum Rs. 360000/- per year and also entitled for additional allowances as per HR policy of the organization.

Application Process: Please send the applications in the prescribed format (click here) to fvtrshr@gmail.com. The subject line of the mail with application shall be indicated as “Application for the post of Programme officer”. Applications which are not in the format will not be considered. Kindly do not send any attachments. The application should not be more than four pages.

Interview Date and Place: 16 March 2017 at Bangalore.

Last date to apply: 01 March 2017

— FVTRS is an equal opportunity employer.
— No phone call will be entertained.
— Only the short-listed candidates will be informed about the interview.

About FVTRS:

Functional Vocational Training and Research Society (FVTRS) is a Bangalore based funding agency that works exclusively for the skill development of the underprivileged youth to make them employable. It organizes funding support to NGOs for vocational skill training all over the country.