Project Facilitators

NEG-FIRE-Koraput, Bhopal, Chhattisgarh , Madhya Pradesh, India
Job Summary

Job Description

Position: Project Facilitators
 
Location: Multiple locations – Koraput, Bhopal, Chhattisgarh (ytd)
 
Reporting: Programme Manager of the respective Regions
 
Role overview: The Project Facilitators will ensure efficient and effective management of key thematic interventions in school education programs through proper planning, coordination, review, monitoring and learning. S/He will facilitate building team capacities to deliver project goals that meet NEG-FIRE goals and objectives. The job holder is required to travel extensively for program/ project related actions, in the program areas. Key Responsibilities include (not exhaustive):
 
Project Management
Provide technical and management support on implementation of programs in tribal and aspiring districts of Odisha, MP and Chhattisgarh on Academic & pedagogical theories and perspectives.
Providing hands on support to Learning Facilitators and, Block Trainers with regards to implementation of MTB-MLE processes in the Schools and AWC in our project intervention Blocks in Odisha, MP and Chhattisgarh states.
Developing a common process manual on MTB-MLE intervention in the states.
Developing and finalizing Curriculum, pedagogy and TLM Matrix for FLN in state as per guidelines.
Lead on finalization various manual in regional language.
Facilitating and organizing the Teachers forum in the operational blocks in consultation with the field teams
To provide hands on support and assistance to block level field teams on various aspects associated with Mother Tongue based Multilingual Educational (MTB- MLE) processes, and activity implementation in Odisha, MP and Chhattisgarh
Ensuring timely implementation of Programmatic activities in Odisha, MP and Chhattisgarh with greater financial accountability and efficiency.
Finalizing Field team’s monthly action plans, monthly activity implementation reports, review block reports.
Review monthly financial bills and vouchers, and ensure timely fund flow for Programme implementation in consultation with Block Trainers and Learning Facilitators in the region
Ensure efficient utilisation of program budgets.
Conduct field visits and provide analytical reports to PM and Head-PMD based on the observations on the on-going projects.
Develop new ideas to improve quality education delivery on the ground with concept notes and budgets.
Documentation & Learning
Facilitate baseline, mid-term, end-line and related studies for NEG-FIRE intervention as per program requirement
To plan and facilitate program data collection and ensure quality of data
Regularly document success stories, compile photo bank, short videos for visibility tools
Prepare case studies, success stories, anecdotes for various use in internal and external communication needs
Prepare state program narrative reports as per organisational requirement
Facilitate ‘in-situ’ research as identified by the organisational policies and requirements
Take up other tasks which may be requested by the Program Manager/ Head-PMD/ Executive Director as per the emerging needs in the organisation. 
Required Qualifications, Competencies
Post Graduate degree in Social Work, Education or Social Sciences with over 5 years of experience in Managing Programmes and Projects in the domain of primary education, worked in close collaboration with govt. primary schools, AWCs especially in the tribal areas.
Sound knowledge and skills in developing MTBMLE pedagogies, curriculum development, module for teacher training, and Teaching Learning Material
Strong understanding of Foundational Literacy and Numeracy (FLN), NEP, NIPUN Bharat
Grass root working experience in community mobilisation and behaviour change participation in AWC and school governance and local self-governance bodies will be important.
Hands-on experience of networking and collaborating with Government education departments, government schools teachers, officials at District and Block level.
She / he must and should have managed field level teams and also involved in engaging with the officials of educational line departments at the block and district level. 
Agility, diligence and highly meticulous about the project work, and adapt in a demanding workload and tight deadlines.
Must be well-versed with Hindi and English languages. Familiarity with tribal dialects spoken in the region would be an added advantage.
Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications, relevant domain experience, last salary drawn, etc. We provide benefits such as PF, Gratuity, and Group Medical Insurance.
 
How to Apply: Interested candidates may apply through e-mail at: Careers@negfire.org with detailed CV. Please mention ‘Project Facilitators’ 

Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications, relevant domain experience, last salary drawn, etc. We provide benefits such as PF, Gratuity, and Group Medical Insurance.
 
How to Apply: Interested candidates may apply through e-mail at: Careers@negfire.org with detailed CV. Please mention ‘Project Facilitators’ and mention the preferred location, in the subject line of your e-mail.
 
Last date for receiving application: 27th May, 2022.
 
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 
NEG-FIRE is an equal opportunity employer; and qualified women candidates and candidates from the marginalised communities are especially encouraged to apply. 
 
“This position involves regular contact with children; and NEG-FIRE does rigorous recruitment and selection process, reference checks that reflect its commitment to the protection of children from abuse. The applicant is required to be aware and in compliance of the NEG-FIRE Child Protection Policy (CPP) which is available on our website. By submitting the application for this position the applicant consents to be governed by this policy.”
 
Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection.
 
This position involves regular contact with children and NEG-FIRE does rigorous recruitment and selection process, reference checks that reflect its commitment to the protection of children from abuse. The applicant is required to be aware and in compliance of the NEG-FIRE Child Protection Policy (CPP) which is available on our website. By submitting the application for this position the applicant by default consents to be governed by this policy.


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