Sunday, April 20, 2014

Capacity Building Expert (NRLM) - CARE India (Apply by : 26 April 2014)


JOB DESCRIPTION
Capacity Building Expert (NRLM), CARE India, New Delhi

1. POSITION VACANT:  Capacity Building Expert - NRLM (CBE-NRLM), CARE India, New Delhi

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

CARE India is a part of the CARE International Confederation working in 84 countries for a world where all people live in dignity and security.


CARE has been working in India for over 60 years, focusing on ending poverty and social injustice through comprehensive programmes in health, education, livelihoods and disaster preparedness and response.

In recent years, CARE India has been involved with improving the quality and coverage of reproductive, maternal and child health, family planning, and nutrition services in the states of Bihar and UP, in collaboration with the government and key development actors viz. BMGF, DFID and the World Bank, amongst others.

The Government of India, through the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) is endeavoring to link poor families with sustainable livelihoods opportunities. NRLM through its mandate, infrastructure and extensive experience of work at community platforms, is well placed to complement NRHM and ICDS’ efforts to improve health and nutrition outcomes and goals at the grassroots level.

It is expected that progress toward health and nutrition goals and outcomes shall be accelerated through greater coordination between NRLM and the government’s health and nutrition programs.

CARE India has been requested to help establish a Technical Support Unit (TSU) at NRLM to play this bridge role. The TSU shall provide technical inputs for supporting strategy development, support planning, budgeting, and advocacy and facilitate joint monitoring and use of data across various levels of NRLM andNRHM.

For more information about CARE India please visit http://www.careindia.org/

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

The CBE-NRLM shall report to the Team Leader, TSU.

S/he shall work closely with other experts in the TSU to understand and address the capacity building needs of staff at various levels of NRLM and in the community.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

(1) Providing leadership in planning the capacity building program;
(2) Designing curriculum and developing content for training programs;
(3) Delivery of training, documenting and reporting of training programs;
(4) Effectively supporting training operations, in close coordination with partner agencies and district/ state level staff;
(5) Effective monitoring of training and compliance checking with respect to training protocols;
(6) Preparing project narrative report at various levels;
(7) Working closely with Program Managers and other State office staff;
(8) Managing effective relationships with stakeholders and partners;
(9) Liaising with government representatives under the guidance of the Team Lead.

4. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

Qualifications: 

Masters in Economics/ Social Sciences/ Statistics/ Management, or equivalent.

Experience:

(1) 5-6 years relevant experience in capacity building, including at least two years in the management of public health programs; 
(2) Proven experience of designing and managing capacity building efforts at scale; 
(3) Prior experience and knowledge of Public Health programs and policies in India;

Skills and Competencies:

(1) Understanding of various training and capacity building approaches,;
(2) Demonstrated ability and experience of efficiently managing a team, coordinating with experts and liaising with senior government functionaries and other stakeholders;
(3) Excellent interpersonal communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills;
(4) Ability to function effectively as a team member;
(5) Ability to travel extensively;
(6) Fluency in English is essential. Knowledge of Hindi will be an asset.

5. TENURE:

The successful applicant shall be offered a two to three year employment contract with CARE India.

6. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

The position offers gross compensation of Rs. 13 to 17 lacs per annum, on a cost to organization basis. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience and salary history.

7. LOCATION: New Delhi

8. REFERENCE: CBE-NRLM

9. CONTACT INFORMATION:

Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Email: cbe-nrlm@sams.co.in

10. LAST DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:


Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply with a cover letter that highlights their motivation to apply and suitability for the position applied, along with an updated resume, giving details of three references, to the above email id, by or before April 26, 2014. Candidates are urged to apply immediately, as tele-interviews with strong applicants, are likely to be initiated almost right away. For further details please visit our website www.sams.co.in

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