New job Assistant Manager – Development Support in West Bengal

Assistant Manager – Development Support

Company : CRY - Child Rights and You
Salary : Details not provided
Location : West Bengal

Full Description

Function/Division: Development Support

Location: Kolkata

About CRY:
CRY is India’s most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for India’s children.

Project Title: Strengthen Institutional mechanism and systems to prevent Child Marriage, Child Trafficking and Unsafe Migration in West Bengal

Description of Responsibilities:
The assignment will require you to liaison with district and block administration; prepare and implement a district Strategic Action Plan for preventing child marriages; draft policies and schemes related to child marriages in the specified districts and ensure its smooth functioning through regular monitoring and evaluation. A more detailed description of the work required to be performed by you is given below.

Your Challenge:
At CRY – Child Rights and You, you’ll be using your professional skills and experience to help restore to underprivileged Indian children their basic rights to – survival, development, protection and participation. CRY has a holistic approach to development based on the child rights framework with community empowerment as a key ingredient. CRY also places strong emphasis on networking with other NGOs and advocacy efforts to influence macro policies for children.

CRY’s assistance to the child development initiatives isn’t just financial. Our Development support team enables our partners work through capacity building, infrastructure support, sharing of ideas and information, networking and joint planning, monitoring and evaluation impact, research, documentation and government interface.

Your Role:
As a person in this position, you will be the link between CRY and CRY-supported projects in the project areas in east. Your responsibilities will include partnership management, program management, grant making, MIS and Data Management, assessing and providing inputs for partner’s capacity building needs in thematic and systemic areas through quality monitoring and evaluation. You will also have role in environment scanning, identifying areas/projects for CRY’s intervention and planning and supporting networking efforts.

You must be a Post – Graduate in Social Work, Sociology or Rural Development from a reputed institute. You must have 5 – 6 years experience in the field of urban or rural development, having experience in planning, monitoring and evaluating projects, interfacing with the government and other stakeholders. Initiative, ability to analyze and focus on outcome will be required to fulfill the role.

You should have experience and skills in grant making role, financial management aspects like financial statement analysis, knowledge & experience in financial system monitoring. Strong documentation & reporting skills are required. Strong written and oral communication skills in English & a working knowledge of the local language are essential. Experience of having worked with communities within the state of preference would be an added advantage. Position entails travelling across all the states in operation In eastern region.

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