Sunday, April 20, 2014

Social Inclusion Lead (NRLM) - CARE India (Apply by: 26 April 2014)


Social Inclusion Lead (NRLM), CARE India, New Delhi

1. POSITION VACANT:  Social Inclusion Lead- NRLM (SIL-NRLM), CARE India, New Delhi


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 and NRHM.

For more information about CARE India please visit


The Social Inclusion Lead (SIL-NRLM) will be part of the core team of NRLM and report to the Team Lead,TSU.

The SIL-NRLM shall have dual responsibility for the following:

(1) Providing leadership to efforts by NRLM to analyze, understand, address and monitor the social inclusion mandate of the Mission in close coordination with other thematic leads;
(b) Working with experts at the TSU to promote social inclusion in the process of achieving health outcomes.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

(1) Providing leadership to social inclusion initiatives at NRLM in close coordination with other thematic leads;
(2) Embedding social inclusion in processes for achieving health outcomes;
(3) Developing criteria for the selection of beneficiaries for the roll-out of the social inclusion programme;
(4) Building the capacity of NGOs involved with the program;
(5) Leading advocacy efforts to ensure social inclusion in health programs.



Master’s in Economics/ Social Sciences/ Population Studies/ Management, or equivalent.


(1) 5-7 years relevant experience in community development and gender/ social inclusion programs;
(2) Prior experience of managing and implementing health programmes;
(3) In-depth understanding and significant proven experience on social inclusion issues and approaches;
(4) Knowledge and understanding of population issues.

Skills and Competencies:

(1) Demonstrable expertise in working with collectives and other institutional platforms for the poor, for promoting the social inclusion agenda within and through them;
(2) Demonstrated ability and experience of efficiently managing a team, coordinating with international 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 adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct;
(6) Ability to travel extensively;
(7) Fluency in English is essential. Knowledge of Hindi will be an asset.


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

The position offers gross compensation of Rs. 18 to 21 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.


New Delhi



Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025


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

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Copyright © 2015 hdsectorjobs.