The package for the position will be around Rs.7.7 lakhs Gross CTC per annum
WaterAid in India (WAI) invites applications from experienced and qualified professionals for the position of Programme Officer for its office in Lucknow.
The post holder, reporting to the Regional Manager is responsible to develop and manage the delivery of WAI programme in the state, promote and develop partnerships, ensuring high quality sustainable work - safe water, sanitation and hygiene as rights - efficiently, economically and effectively and in a manner consistent with WaterAid's strategy, values and approach. The states programme is in a very exciting stage, the Programme Officer is responsible for monitoring of programme and budget of WaterAid’s work in the state. Will support advocacy and networking in the state/region and be constantly updated on the sector developments. Regularly engage with partners, sector players, local governments and other institutions and support their capacity building.
WaterAid is an international nongovernmental organisation focused exclusively on improving poor people’s access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation in developing countries. WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer.
WaterAid has operations in 26 countries of Africa, Asia and the Pacific Region. In India WaterAid operates as a liaison Office (Country Office) in New Delhi and Additional Liaison (Regional) Offices in Bangalore, Bhopal, Lucknow, and Bhubaneshwar. In 10 states across the country WaterAid supports the work of a large number of national and regional NGOs in the provision of safe and effective water and sanitation for poor and marginalized communities. Our team of professionals includes programme, policy and finance staff. India Country Programme is one of WaterAid's most established programmes in Asia with a total of 54 staff. WAI's programme focus in the coming five years will be promoting and securing the rights and access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation for many poor people through direct services and millions more through our influencing work. This will include significant inputs of research, documentation, advocacy, networking and supporting NGOs.
Essential requirements for the post are Professional qualification or Master's degree in social sciences, Rural/Urban development, economics, Water/Health management, environment, social policy, engineering with 5 years experience, impressive experience in coordinating, dialoguing with state, working with local NGO partners, independently planning and implementing, and demonstrable analytical skills. Desirable qualifications are experience of working INGOs, and donor reporting.
This post is offered on a 4-year fixed-term contract normally renewable at the end of contract; however it can also be renewed as we transit into an Indian entity.
For more information and to apply, please download the Programme Officer job description ( PDF File 128KB)and application form ( DOC File 76KB). Please note that ONLY applications submitted on WaterAid's standard application form will be considered. Completed applications should be sent to email@example.com
Closing date: 1 June 2012. Only Shortlisted candidates will be intimated of the interview.
WaterAid is an equal opportunity employer; women and the differently abled are particularly encouraged to apply.