Hope into Action (PHIA) Foundation is a Charitable Trust registered
in India. Its vision is a society free from poverty, exclusion and
discrimination and all people live with justice, peace and dignity.
PHIA works for the eradication of poverty among the poor, vulnerable
and marginalised communities in India. PHIA believes in promoting
equality, dignity and social justice so that everyone regardless of
gender, caste, class, ethnicity, religion, colour, culture and physical
abilities can live a life free from poverty, exclusion and
discrimination. It works in partnership with civil society and
community-based organisations. PHIA facilitates the empowerment of
poor, vulnerable and marginalised communities so that they can be
in-charge of their own development. Gender equality crosscuts all of
Foundation interventions and programmes are present in the states of
Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi NCR. It
works on both long-term development programmes and humanitarian
response. The organisation follows a rights-based approach for
inclusive and sustainable development. Evidence-based advocacy to
improve policy implementation is integral to its approach. PHIA works
in partnership with a variety of stakeholders that include Civil
Society Organisations (CSOs), the private sector, multilateral and
bilateral development agencies, philanthropy institutions and the
Government institutions to bring capabilities and capacities together
to find scalable solutions to address poverty, and promote social
justice, equity and dignity.
About the Position
PHIA Foundation, is seeking to hire a qualified candidate to fill the position of Programme Technical Advisor - PRI. The position is for the project title “Strengthening
the components of local democracy to improve health outcomes for poor
and vulnerable in selected blocks in selected districts of
The project is expected to achieve the following objectives:
To anchor the state level capacity building initiatives in close coordination with Department of Panchayati Raj Institution.
To facilitate effective implementation of MGNREGA and GPDP throughout the state.
Facilitate Capacity Building of PRI functionaries across the state and Districts in coordination with network partners
convergence and partnership among the line departments, Government of
Jharkhand to have greater access to rights and entitlements
The programme intends to engage Programme Technical Advisor - PRI for
overall planning, implementation, supervision and guidance for the
capacity building of PRI, MNREGA facilitation and GPDP at State,
District, Block and Community level.
This position would be based at state level and would be placed at Department of PRI.
To anchor the state level capacity building initiatives in close coordination with Department of PRI.
Facilitate CB of PRI functionaries across the state and Districts in coordination with network partners.
Facilitate the annual process of GPDP across the state in coordination with district/ block administration.
lead the convergence and partnership with other important line
departments for effective governance and management of the
Lead and facilitate in organizing need-based training on planning process.
Facilitating civil society partnerships and linkages for effective implementation of MGNREGA.
Will be responsible for designing the training module for elected PRI representatives in collaboration with Department of PRI and State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD).
Documentation of the entire activities and case story.
Any other task assigned by the line manager.
Qualifications/Experience/skills/knowledge and expertise
Applicant must have a Post Graduate degree in Social Work/Management/Sociology/other relevant discipline.
10 -12 years progressively responsible professional work experience
in social development sector and having experience working with PRI,
MNREGA and GPDP.
Experience in developing training module and coordinating training at state and district level.
Effective skills for managing reporting and documentation.
Experience in coordinating/dialoguing with State and district department of PRI.
Willingness to travel to the field extensively as required in the project.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Adept in using computer, particularly in using Microsoft Office applications.
Organized, team player, self-starter and results-oriented individual.
Ability to work with a range of people from diverse backgrounds in an open-minded, non-dogmatic manner.
PHIA constantly strives to have an inclusive and diverse team and
individuals from marginalised sections like Scheduled Castes, Scheduled
Tribes and others, women and other gender identities are encouraged to
apply. Owing to the high number of applications expected, only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear back from
us by 25th October 2022 kindly assume that your application has not been considered this time by us.