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Vacancy Announcement, Welthungerhilfe
Project Coordinator – CSO Fund Raising

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About Welthungerhilfe South Asia

Welthungerhilfe, originally founded in the sixties as the National Committee of the FAO Freedom from Hunger Campaign and earlier called “German Agro Action”, is a secular, non-profit, non-governmental organization in the field of international development cooperation and emergency aid, dedicated to the rural development, food security and sustainable livelihoods. Since over 53 years Welthungerhilfe, with its headquarters in Germany, supports voluntary and civil society partner organizations in India. (http://welthungerhilfeindia.org/ ).

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Location: New Delhi, India

Term: 2 years extendable contract

Salary: Tentative gross salary INR 13 lakhs per annum (to be fixed based on previous salary history)

Reports to: Head of Programmes

Starting date:  Beginning of 2018

Last date of application: December 10, 2017

The Project Coordinator – CSO Fund Raising, will be mainly responsible for supporting CSO partners in India for tapping institutional, public and private funding.  The Project Coordinator will have specific responsibility for the project- `Building domestic resource mobilization capacities of CSOs through innovation, enterprise and technology’.

The Project Coordinator will be based in Delhi. S/he will work closely with the team at Welthungerhilfe and NGO partners and will be required to travel frequently to project areas for monitoring and programme development.

The project’s overall goal is to contribute to a strengthened civil society in India that is able to perform its independent role of empowering vulnerable sections of Indian society.   It aims to achieve this by empowering selected CSOs through enhanced capacities on resource mobilization and creation of a common platform that brings together different resources and stakeholders.

Key Result Areas: i) Managing a crowdfunding platform which will be set up by a technical agency, ii) Supporting social enterprise ideas through business plan development and linking with potential impact investors, iii) Supporting CSOs in developing proposals for national and international institutional donors/ government funding.

Skills required:

  • Technical know how to manage and support a ccrowdfundingplatform for financing CSO initiatives.
  • Supporting social enterprises through business plan development, organizational development and marketing.
  • Networking with institutional donors, high net worth individuals, CSRs, government programmes to link CSO initiatives with potential sources of funding.
  • Writing good quality proposal following theory of change/impact chain logic and submitting to prospective donors for funding.
  • Project cycle management as well as preparing good quality donor reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility of the achievement of the project targets as mentioned above
  • Coordinate projects and provide backstopping, advisory support and assistance to partners in project implementation with the objective of achieving clearly defined and measurable outputs
  • Undertake field level monitoring visits on a regular basis and develop well documented analytical monitoring reports of those visits
  • Prepare periodical progress reports to reflect achievement of project targets, document lessons learnt and record project activities and prepare consolidated reports on partner programmes for submission to head office and donor agencies
  • Facilitate support to partners in developing quality publications as IEC materials, reports, workshop documents and brochures
  • Draw up terms of reference for consultancy and negotiate contractual agreements
  • Facilitate adequate liaison and linkages with relevant networks, government departments and relevant agencies to support programme implementation and advocacy initiatives by the partners
  • Ensure identification of training needs at all levels and organize capacity building of partner staff and community on programme components
  • Work closely with the Finance Officer to ensure timely and effective fund disbursement in accordance with contractual compliances
  • Moderate and facilitate workshops and seminars and ensure proper documentation and dissemination of lessons learnt
  • Identify suitable local NGOs for future cooperation with WHH
  • Represent Welthungerhilfe at different platforms, meetings, seminars and consultations
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade and as communicated by Welthungerhilfe.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in business management/ rural business management/ rural marketing/ social work or allied disciplines.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in rural enterprise development/ rural marketing, fund raising, programme development, proposal writing, project cycle management and budgeting.
  • Understanding of funding scenario in India related to institutional donors, CSRs, multi-lateral donors, high net worth individual and ability to network for increased funding to CSOs.
  • Experience of supporting and capacity development of CSOs following organizational need assessment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills in English.
  • Excellent computer skills in packages including Microsoft Office. Prior experiences of developing or managing a crowd funding platform will be an advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Highly motivated and willingness to travel and work even beyond official timings for attending meetings with stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Interested candidates should write to recruitment.india-regional@welthungerhilfe.de with their latest CV and a write-up on how they meet the position requirements.

Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly welcome application from women candidates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Vacancy Announcement, Welthungerhilfe
Project Coordinator – Sustainable Production and Consumption

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About Welthungerhilfe South Asia

Welthungerhilfe, originally founded in the sixties as the National Committee of the FAO Freedom from Hunger Campaign and earlier called “German Agro Action”, is a secular, non-profit, non governmental organization in the field of international development cooperation and emergency aid, dedicated to rural development, food security and sustainable livelihoods. Since over 53 years Welthungerhilfe, with its headquarters in Germany, supports voluntary and civil society partner organizations in India. (http://welthungerhilfeindia.org/ ).

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Location: New Delhi, India

Term: 2 years extendable contract

Salary: Tentative gross salary INR 13 lakhs per annum (to be fixed based on previous salary history)

Reports to: Programme Manager

Starting date:  Beginning of 2018

Last date of application: December 10, 2017

The Project Coordinator – Sustainable Production and Consumption, will be mainly responsible for the development and monitoring of programmes on promotion of ecological food value chains. The Project Coordinator will have specific responsibility for the project- ` SWITCH Asia II – Promoting Sustainable Production and Consumption’.

The Project Coordinator will be based at Delhi. S/he will work closely with the team at Welthungerhilfe and NGO partners and will be required to travel frequently to project areas for monitoring and programme development.

The project’s overall goal is to contribute to sustainable local food systems that safeguard public and environmental health and promote sustainable smallholder agriculture. It aims to achieve this through an increased demand for, and supply of ‘clean, green and fair’ foods in selected Indian towns, promoting the switch to sustainable food consumption and production patterns.

Key Result Areas: Availability, access and credibility of consumer information on safe and local foods enhanced through sustained campaigning and education; identified retailers and brand owners have extended outreach, and organic farmer producer organizations enhanced value addition and market access; policy advocacy undertaken to create an enabling environment for protecting consumers and promoting the domestic market for local organic foods.

Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility of the achievement of the project targets as mentioned above.
  • Coordinate projects and provide backstopping, advisory support and assistance to partners in project implementation with the objective of achieving clearly defined and measurable outputs.
  • Undertake field level monitoring visits on a regular basis and develop well documented analytical monitoring reports of those visits.
  • Prepare periodical progress reports to reflect achievement of project targets, document lessons learnt and record project activities and prepare consolidated reports on partner programmes for submission to head office and donor agencies.
  • Facilitate support to partners in developing quality publications as IEC materials, reports, workshop documents and brochures.
  • Draw up terms of reference for consultancy and negotiate contractual agreements.
  • Facilitate adequate liaison and linkages with relevant networks, government departments and relevant agencies to support programme implementation and advocacy initiatives by the partners.
  • Ensure identification of training needs at all levels and organize capacity building of partner staff and community on programme components.
  • Work closely with the Finance Officer to ensure timely and effective fund disbursement in accordance with contractual compliances.
  • Moderate and facilitate workshops and seminars and ensure proper documentation and dissemination of lessons learnt.
  • Identify suitable local NGOs for future cooperation with WHH.
  • Represent Welthungerhilfe at different platforms, meetings, seminars and consultations.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade and as communicated by Welthungerhilfe.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in rural business management/ rural marketing/ agriculture/ natural resource management or allied disciplines.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in rural enterprise development/ rural marketing, project cycle management and budgeting.
  • Understanding of ecological farming/ organic value chains/campaigning/ consumer education will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to think strategically and develop creative approaches and solutions to complex problems.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills in English.
  • Excellent computer skills in packages including Microsoft Office. DTP software will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Highly motivated and willingness to travel and work even beyond official timings for attending meetings with stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Interested candidates should write to recruitment.india-regional@welthungerhilfe.de with their latest CV and a write-up on how they meet the position requirements.

Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly welcome application from women candidates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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