Job Information

Programme Officer


 Category: Admin & Clerical
 Total Posts : 1
 Job Type : Contractual
 Salary : 18,000 -/month
 Qualification : Post Graduate,
 Experience : 3 Years
 Apply By : Nov 15, 2017


Should have Post Graduate degree from a recognized University' Institution in Social Work/ Sociology/ Economics/ Agricultural Economics /Rural Development or related fields. 

Applications are invited from the residents of Meghalaya having requisite qualification & experience as mentioned hereafter for the post of Additional Programme Officer under CL & I BP (Community Leadership & institutional Building Programme for a minimum period of three years. 

The applicants should submit their applications along with their Bio Data & testimonials, educational qualifications. 2 (two) passport size photographs and address for communication to the office of the undersigned on or before the  15th Nov 2017  Applications submitted through email will also be accepted at 

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of rural development and community mobilization, community institutional building and gender sensitization, training for implementation of rural development schemes of State/ Central/ Govt. Externally aided schemes. 

Other Essential:
Frequent travel is compulsory, meeting with VEC members at their own villages which arc rural and remote and should be willing for night stays, ability to empathize with the rural poor and lateral communication with them, sensitivity towards cultural differences and gender. Must possess basic computer skills in addition to analytical skills on issues of community mobilization and gender, should know local dialect (Khasi, laintia and Garo), and should be capable of working individually and as a part of team. 

Nature of Works:
Design the interactive programmes and training to VECs to focus on participatory and inclusive strategies for better standard of  living the villages by addressing their needs and pooling resources, identify capacity building requirement of the community, focus on enhancing understanding about the ethnic identities of communities in the villages and sensitize the VEC Team Members on these issues so that appropriate project design is facilitated, liaison with Parent Department and other important stakeholders Assist Parent Department and Block officials in building strong Community institutions with appropriate framework, facilitate linkage of CFTI CBOs/ SHG; with financial institutions, should assist CET/ SHG" YGS in identifying their training needs and develop training schedule and training aids, interact with women to gain better understanding of women in community in development and decision making process. Develop participatory monitoring machinery and any other task assigned by DPM that would contribute to the realization of Project objective