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March 23, 2018

Training and Knowledge Coordinator required at Aangan NGO

Organization: Aangan

Position: Training and Knowledge Coordinator

Location: Bihar, West Bengal

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Educational Qualification: Masters degree in relevant field
Experience: Minimum 5 years of experience

Skills required: 
— Excellent communication skills
— Knowledge on different aspects of child protection with the view to create and develop training modules and collaterals
— Ability to communicate data to authorities, push for action
— Strong project planning and project management skills
— Ability to plan and lead small to large group trainings on technical and non-technical topics.
— Critical Thinking & Problem solving: Ability to action data and ask the right questions
— Building Relationships, enabling and influencing others
— Strategic thinking skills so as to conceptualize multiple approaches to solving a problem
— Ability to multi-task and be resourceful in the face of uncertainty
— Willingness to travel frequently

Job Overview: This is an exciting opportunity with the potential to achieve a multi-faceted role, which includes;
— Training and coaching Training and Impact Associates across different states and districts
— Building and Managing relationships with Aangan’s Implementing Partners
— Interfacing with district and state level government officials.

In addition, s/he will play a critical role in leveraging the power of technology and data to;
— Effect and advocate for broader impact with district/state officials.
— Ensure a balance of progress against quantitative targets as well as high quality and deep work for sustainable impact.

This role requires frequent travel (about 10 days a month at the minimum) to districts across states that Aangan works in.

Team Summary: The Training and Knowledge Consultant is a part of Aangan’s Prevention team geared to implement the hotspot prevention model through a capacity building process for community-based child protection workers (through classroom style training and coaching calls) in locations prone to child trafficking, child marriage, hazardous work and abuse, Aangan trains women as barefoot child protection workers. In turn they capacity build families across the community, using Aangan’s Child Protection tools.

Roles and Responsibilities:
— Ongoing and hands-on training, coaching of Training and Impact Associates who are responsible for training community child protection workers and who also work in close coordination with the local government officials.
— Work closely with the Program Specialists to understand the gaps in implementation on the field and problem solve creatively with the Training and Impact Associates to address any challenges and barriers.
— Conducting training for government officials (district level, staff in homes etc) on different aspects of child protection.
— Support the Training and Impact Associates to deliver classroom style training sessions to women volunteers and government officials and ensure that training objectives are being achieved.
— Builds and maintains relationships with key government stakeholders of Women and Child, Social Welfare and Home Departments at a state, district and local level across the states that Aangan works in
— As part of a national team, presenting reports to state and district level government officials and national level officials to push for actions, based on the data collected.
— Build and manage relationships with Aangan’s local implementing partners to ensure that the child – harm prevention model is entrenched within the partner organization’s approach and strategic plans.
— Ensure that all partners and fully satisfied with Aangan’s ongoing coaching and support
— Enhance the continuous learning for community women volunteers and government officials by working closely with the Training team.

Application Process: Interested candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to renuka@aanganindia.org  and chaitali@aanganindia.org mentioning the position “Training and Knowledge Coordinator” in the email subject.

Last date to apply: 08 May 2017

About Aangan:

Aangan works with children in dangerous situations like child trafficking, child marriage, hazardous work, and abuse. Our prevention model targets ‘hotspots’ across the country where children are most at risk – either because these are sites of hazardous child labor or are associated with harmful traditions like high rates of child marriage, trafficking, and girl child discrimination. Here, we work with parents, children and government officials to build strong care and protection systems that keep children safe.