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Manager – Capacity Building at Aga Khan Rural Support Programme

Job Title: Manager – Capacity Building, Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India)

Location: Gujarat


Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India) is a non-profit organization working to organize and empower rural communities and marginalized groups particularly women through natural resource management interventions in the three states – Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.

Vadvai – is an unit of AKRSP(I) set up with the idea to share the lessons learnt from the grassroots work of AKRSP(I) with other stake holders like rural community, donors, government, bankers, NGOs, Panchayat representatives through Capacity Building, Advisory Services and Field Support.

Job Description:

  1. Designing, developing and conducting capacity building programmes for all the stake holders including community, internal resource persons and client CSR/NGOs/GOs.
  2. Provide support to training team in preparing Training modules and compiling reference materials for the trainings and conduct trainings.
  3. Liasioning with the CSR, GOs, NGOs & CBOs for different assignments.
  4. Managing consultancy assignments independently with clients related to livelihood interventions.
  5. Undertake documentation of AKRSP (I)’s field experiences and different assignments undertaken by the unit.
  6. Execute the MIS related to CB including quality parameters for capacity building programmes through feedback, periodic impact assessment and review of the trainings.

Eligibility: Education: Postgraduate in social work/ social sciences/ management

Experience: Minimum 5-8 years of experience as a middle management in development sector. Preference will be given to relevant experience as a trainer and managing training programs

Age: Between 30 to 40 yrs

Skills & Competencies required:

  1. Fluency in Gujarati, Hindi and English is must.
  2. Excellent communication, both written and oral, and presentation skills.
  3. Good liaisoning & personal relationship skill.
  4. Be a good team member.
  5. Ability to undertake new tasks & to manage multiple priorities in accordance with stated deadlines.
  6. Should have comprehensive knowledge of techniques and philosophies of adult education.
  7. Ability to work as business oriented and capable to manage financial aspects of unit.
  8. Understanding of development sector in general and livelihood interventions specifically.
  9. Experience of managing training programmes and databases.

How to apply: Interested candidates are requested to apply on

Last date for the application: 30th Nov, 2013


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