State Programme Coordinator vacancy in NIRD Recruitment 2020

NIRD has announced a recruitment drive for filling State Programme Coordinator Vacancies; Read official notification and apply on/before 10-08-2020

National Institute Of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Recruitment 2020 – State Programme Coordinator – 55,000 Salary – Apply Now

National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR), Hyderabad, an autonomous national Institution under the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India, is implementing a national level project namely – ‘Creating Clusters of Model Gram Panchayats to Achieve Holistic & Sustainable Development through Institutional Strengthening of GPs and Enablement of Quality GPDP across India’ over next 2 years.

1. The requirements as regards to job description, required competencies, consolidated contractual remuneration for the Positions of State Programme Coordinators, Young Fellows and Cluster Level Resource Persons, are detailed below.

2. Position: State Programme Coordinator (No. of posts- 10)

3. Job Profile
i. To coordinate and monitor activities under the Project for Creating Model GP Clusters for enabling selected GPs on Cluster basis to achieve Sustainable Development through GPDP in 3-4 States.

ii. To lead the team of trainers for training of Gram Panchayat Planning Facilitation Teams (GPPFT) / other stakeholders under the Clusters of GPs in the States to be assigned on institutional capacity issues, improving governance and participatory planning and also to demonstrate to them application of participatory tools and techniques in the field for quality GPDP. 

iii. To plan and implement IEC Plan to enhance participation of people in preparation, implementation and monitoring of GPDP in collaboration with the SIRD&PR/ Nodal Institution of the State for GPDP, NGOs/ CBOs/ SHGs and communities.

iv. To guide the GPs in adding exemplary values related to intense ownership and participation of communities in planning and implementation process, focusing on human development, social development, ecological development, SDG compliance, transparency, accountability etc. 

v. To travel extensively in geographically separated remote Clusters and supervise project related activities to ensure sustained progress and ensure quality of outputs. 

vi. To monitor the progress and assess the quality of activities and to intervene in solving even unforeseen problems and removing bottlenecks in implementation of the Project.

vii. To prepare and submit progress report to the major stakeholders in the State(s) and to the NIRD&PR. 

viii. To discharge such other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by the Project authorities for successful implementation of the Project. 

4. Competencies Required

i. Post Graduate in Economics/Rural Development/Rural Management/Political Science/ Sociology/Social Work/Development Studies and similar disciplines (the term on PG degree may be relaxed in case of Engineering graduates) from any recognized university.
ii. Minimum academic standards: 60% marks in Secondary (Class X) or equivalent examination; 50% marks in Higher Secondary (Class XII) or equivalent examination in any discipline; 50% marks at Graduation level in any of the above-mentioned disciplines; and 50% marks at Post Graduation level in any of the above-mentioned disciplines.
iii. Sound knowledge about structure, functions, roles and responsibilities of Gram Panchayats (GP).
iv. Proficiency in Capacity Building & Participatory Training, Participatory Planning, mentoring and monitoring.
v. Five years’ first-hand experience of having worked on Capacity Building & Training, improving governance and participatory planning in respect of GPs.
vi. Prior experience and managerial skills to lead, mentor and support a team of YoungFellows or coordinators.
vii. Proficiency in writing and speaking English and Hindi. 

5. Consolidated Contractual Remuneration: Rs.55,000/- (Rupees fifty-five thousand) only per month plus travel and subsistence on tour as per norms of the NIRD&PR.

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