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HEAD OPERATIONS, AAJEEVIKA SKILLS, GOI-UNDP PROJECT

Title: HEAD OPERATIONS, AAJEEVIKA SKILLS, GOI-UNDP PROJECT – GOVERNANCE AND ACCELERATED LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT

Location:New Delhi, Ministry of Rural Development

Organization’s profile:

The Government of India has launched the “National Rural Livelihood Mission” (NRLM) in June 2011 after restructuring its flagship scheme “Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana” (SGSY). This had been done in view of the shortcomings pointed out by various independent evaluation/research studies and recommendations by various committees and the experience of implementation of the programme over the last ten years. The NRLM functions in a mission mode for target based time bound delivery of outcomes following a demand driven approach which would allow the states to formulate their own poverty alleviation plans on the basis of available allocation, resources and skills. The Budget requirement for NRLM is Rs. 20, 000 crore for the 12th plan. Aajeevika Skills is a sub-mission under NRLM. For more information, see here

Job Description:

The Head, Operations will work under the guidance and supervision of the COO, Aajeevika Skills and Programme Analyst, UNDP. The incumbent will be primarily responsible for supporting management of key operations of the Aajeevika Skills National Unit (ASNU). The incumbent will work towards attainment of the results envisaged by Aajeevika Skills to the required standards of quality and within the constraints of time and cost.

Eligibility:

Graduate degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Political Science, Other sciences, Rural Development, Development Studies, engineering and/or other related fields and a minimum of 15 years of experience in leading large programmes, preferably in the government sector. See link above for detailed eligibility requirements.

How to apply:

Apply online here

Last Date for the application:

11 May, 2014

Reference: UNDP

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