The Ant (NGO) recruits Project Coordinator in Chirang (BTAD) March 2017

Name of the Organisation:

the ant 9action northeast trust)

Post:: Project Coordinator
Job Category: NGO Job
Job Location: Chirang
Job Description: JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Project Coordinator Reports To: Executive Director and Programme Coordinator Project: Protection of rights of children through improved social harmony among different ethnic communities Location: Chirang, with <40%>time to be spent on travel to project locations. WORKING CONTEXT/BACKGROUND the ant is a not for profit agency registered under the Religious & Charitable Trusts Act and has been working on health, education, women’s and children’s rights, income generation, etc. (for more details, please go through and read old annual reports) ever since its inception since the year 2000. It also works and supports other NGOs in the northeast by capacity building programmes and financial support. The region has been characterised by poor economic development, weak governance and insurgency in many of the seven states. the ant makes an attempt to address these issues while working with the communities. Working without prejudice to caste, creed, religion or community, the ant’s work is supported by grants from funding agencies, contributions from individual donors, as well as from the finances generated from Development Education and Development Literature. JOB SUMMARY This is a full-time Project Coordinator position based in Chirang. The purpose of the position is to: • Provide oversight of the project. Work closely with relevant government entities at district and local level • Provide overall management to the project • Development of training modules, • Establish effective working relationship and networking with experts, relevant Govt. agencies, NGO, CSOs for project implementation. • Ensure effective implementation in terms of impact, reporting, and timeliness • Building capacity of project team members on relevant skills required for quality implementation of the project Essential requirements Bachelors (Preferably Masters) degree in Science/Education/Social Work/Social Sciences or relevant discipline • Demonstrated depth of experience and effectiveness in an NGO context in working with community/grassroots people and organizations. • Experience in doing training, facilitation and capacity building and project management • Good knowledge and understanding about govt. strategies, policies and guidelines • Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills • Experience in using logical framework and project monitoring • Good written and spoken English, willingness to understand local working languages • Knowledge of Microsoft office, particularly word and excel • Experience of working with children and youth will be a plus • At least 3 years’ professional experience with demonstrated skills in leading and managing team in grassroots NGOs/ organizations. Last date for submitting resume is 4/03/17. Please kindly mention the job and the project you are applying for in your application. You can send in your resume at or submit hard copy of the application at the ant head office at the following address – the ant, UdangsriDera, Rowmari, Dist. Chirang, BTAD Assam 783380 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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