The Ant (NGO) recruits Assistant Project Coordinator in Chirang April 2017

Name of the Organisation:

The Ant (Action Northeast Trust)

Post:: Assistant Project Coordinator
Job Category: NGO Job
Job Location: Chirang with 40% time to be spent on travel to project locations.
Job Description: 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 www.theant.org 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 Assistant Project Coordinator position based in Chirang for women candidates ONLY.She will be responsible for supervising a team of 4-5 Village Organizers covering several clusters of geographical areas. The purpose of the position is to assist the Project Coordinator in: Monitoring • Effective implementation in terms of impact, reporting, and timeliness • Ensure project activities are regularly monitored according to the project monitoring plan and progress is recorded and reported. • Ensure that project activities carried out are resulting in achievement of specific project outputs and outcomes. • Support the Field staff in project activitiesand meeting the project goals. • Ensure Effectiveness and efficiency of the team by regular quality checking of the activities Documentation and Reporting • Develop and prepare monthly, quarterly, annual plans and reports • Ensure effective systems of documentation and reporting of project activities, and make reports available for use as required • Design, carry out and prepare reports of baseline and situation analysis studies • Support the Project Coordinator in reviewing and verification for any data gaps in project reports/baseline studies • Ensure project documentation is retained/saved/filed on hard copy and on soft copy for future reference as required • Ensure high quality, timely and coherent reporting, both financial and narrative Financial Management • Ensure effective day to day financial planning and management. • Ensure and monitor the allocation of resources in the most efficient and cost effective way while aiming for the highest quality of implementation • Monitor on monthly basis actual expenditures and compare them with the implementation budget requirements, review the budget if needed in consultation with the immediate supervisor/ED Capacity Building • Identify areas of capacity building for project team and community groups as per the need and requirement leading to increased project impact • Organize periodic team building activities and retreats for team growth and development Networking and Advocacy • Assist the project coordinator in periodic dissemination of project/survey reports in and outside the ant • Explore and build relationships with relevant stakeholders to promote collaborative work contributing to the overall strategic program goal. • Coordinate activities at the community/district level program in partnership with CSOs/Government bodies. Essential Requirements • Minimum qualification of Master’s degree in Social work/Gender studies/Law or any other related field. • Ability to speak either of Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Nepali or Santhali would be essential. Hindi may be considered if other qualities are very good. • Excellent Coordination and project management skills including budgeting and developing project management documents such as logical frameworks and monitoring tools • Experienced in working on women issues, knowledge and understanding on women’s issues and policies. • Excellent written English including the ability to edit, synthesize information and produce high quality reports • Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills • Good written and spoken English, willingness to understand local working languages • Knowledge of Microsoft office, particularly word, excel, SPSS • Good influencing, negotiating and communication skills • Self-motivated to work on women’s issues, flexible and adaptable to the needs of the project. Last date for submitting resume is 15th April 2017.No resume after that would be entertained. Please kindly mention the job and the project that you are applying for in your application. Number of vacancies – 02 (two) You can send in your resume at mail@theant.org 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 Contact number: 80 11 798622, 7896807027 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. POSITION FOR WOMEN ONLY; MEN PLEASE EXCUSE!

Please send your Resumes to:: mail@theant.org