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  • Researcher/ Senior Researcher- Environmental Economics

    (Required Exp.)3 - 4 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)PPD_1629

    Name of the Organisation:- Development Alternatives

    Position: Researcher/ Senior Researcher - Environmental Economics

    Qualification:

    • Postgraduate in Public Policy/ Agricultural and water resource management/ Economics/ development Studies/ any other relevant subjects (specialization in Environmental Economics are preferred)/ Environmental Science
    • Sound Knowledge about Natural Resource Management, Climate Change Adaptation, mitigation, Climate Finance, Green Economy, Circular economy

    Job Type: Regular

    Domain:- PPD

    Location: Delhi (ready to travel)

    No. of Position: 1

    Professional Experience: A minimum of 3-4 year / 5-8 years of working experience (Researcher/ Senior researcher) of which 1-2 years of experience should be related to climate change adaptation, ecological economics or climate finance.  Involvement in the implementation or preparation of development/ climate finance projects is preferred.  Good understanding of Natural Resource Management, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Climate Finance and sustainable development issues.  Experiences in project management is must for Senior Researcher.

    Other Qualifications:

    Experienced in networking with various stakeholders. Experience of working with state departments, ministries, financial institutions, carrying out valuation of ecosystem services are desiable.  Experienced in literature review, primary survey designing, primary and secondary data collection/ analysis, technical report writing and presentation.  Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and oral communication skill in Hindi. Good working knowledge of modern telecommunication systems, IT-know-how (MS-Office, Access or other database program).

    Skills: Independent thinking, planning and designing research initiatives, in-depth understanding of policy environment, development and climate finance, proven editing presentation, analytical, written and verbal communication skills, especially in English.

    Specifically, the incumbent should have:

    • Experience of working in development sectors (preferably agriculture and water)/ Government departments, towards addressing the rural livelihood/ agricultural/ water sector issues (sustainable use of natural resources, sectoral schemes and policies, climate change adaptation and climate finance).
    • Ability to comprehend, critique, analyse and articulate.
    • Ability to guide and lead the group work, draw conclusions and present the same at national and international forums.
    • A national perspective of development work and ability to network.

    Job Description:

    • Execution of climate change adaptation finance/ green economy/ green finance related projects focusing on agricultural and allied sector (including water sector).
    • Business development to build Natural Resource Management/ Green Economy/ Economic valuation of ecosystem Services/ Green finance portfolio.
    • Working closely with local/ national/ international stakeholders.

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Practical, problem solver, ready to take initiative, independent researcher.
    • Excellent communication, documentation, presentation and report writing skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and manage multiple tasks.
    • Willingness to travel.
    • Ability to function effectively as a team member.
    • Professional Attitude towards team members.

     

    Posted 59 days ago
  • Associate Program Director - CSR Initiatives

    (Required Exp.)9 - 14 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1438

    Name of Organisation: Development Alternatives

    Position: Associate Program Director - CSR Initiatives

    Qualification: Master's in Rural Development Management or equivalent in sustainable livelihoods

    Domain: SED

    Location: New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Positions: 01

    Experience: Preferably 9 - 14 years, in development sector or private organisation sector

    Job description: The Green and Inclusive Entrepreneurship Domain of Development Alternatives (DA) Group is working on a key CSR project on women empowerment through a cluster based approach. The project focusses on promoting farm and off-farm initiatives in 6 states of India. DA is implementing the project in partnership with other implementing agencies. The following are the broad objectives of the project:

    • Aggregate to increase scale of economies and income of the target community.
    • Twinning business development services for the clusters with various stakeholders in the private sector.
    • Leveraging PPP schemes & investment; Integrated Entrepreneurship Development Programme.
    • Linking community to more profitable & alternate markets.

    We are looking for a highly motivated professional to spearhead the program under which the responsibilities of the candidate will broadly include the following characterised by managing finance, admin and operations along with partners associated.

    • Leading the management and monitoring of project finance including tracking of expenditures and utilization.
    • Representing DA management at senior level engagements with Partners.
    • Streamlining processes with Regional Supervisors.
    • Preparing budget sheets for the organisation and reviewing budgets of the partners.
    • Analysing high level primary and secondary data to monitor project regularly.
    • Setting the standards for high level reporting on project progress regularly and sharing with client/clients.
    • Building quality and inclusive knowledge for enhanced learning.

    DESIRABLE QUALITIES:

    • Strategic thinker
    • Practical, committed individual
    • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
    • Will involve travel in rural India for at least 7-10 days a month in the intended geographies. (once travel is safer)

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    Posted 366 days ago
  • Deputy Manager

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)DAD_1656

    Name of the Organisation:- Development Alternatives

    Position: Deputy Manager

    Qualification: Master’s in social sciences/ Social Work/ Rural Development or any other discipline

    Job Type: Contract (12 Months)

    Location: New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Position: 01

    Professional Experience

    • A minimum of 2-4 years of post-qualification experience of which minimum 1-2 years of experience should be in working with Rural Communities, especially women.
    • At least 2-4 years of experience of working in project planning & implementation in the locations at the rural areas for projects related to skill development, digital literacy, women empowerment etc.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and oral communication skills in Hindi.

    Skills: Experience in managing, monitoring and delivering of a communication campaign in the rural setting, in-depth understanding of rural ecosystem especially for women, proven editing presentation, documentation, analytical, written and verbal communication skills, in English and Hindi.

    Job Description:

    • Take lead in identifying and fostering partnerships with relevant stakeholders working in women empowerment.
    • Develop insights and ideas for programmatic uptake of technology and innovation to enhance women empowerment.
    • Conduct research, conceptualize new ideas and develop notes on range of topics.
    • Supporting planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluating activities of the project in coordination with the Program Manager. 
    • Conduct analysis of program implementation time to time to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
    • Develop reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, guidelines, and procedures.
    • Documentation of project learnings and process documentation of various efforts under project.
    • Responsible for communication for internal and external for the vertical and domain.
    • Perform other activities, as assigned.

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Comfortable with regular field visits.
    • Willingness to work in/lead teams.
    • Practical, problem solver, ready to take initiative.
    • Excellent communication, documentation, presentation and report writing skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and manage multiple tasks.
    • Ability to function effectively as a team member
    1. Professional attitude
    2. Networking building relationships and partnerships
    3. Openness to share 
    4. Proactive

     

    Posted 32 days ago
  • Software Developer

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)CMD_1561

    Name of Organisation:- Development Alternatives

    Position:- Software Developer

    Qualification:- Bachelors in Computer Science (B Tech, BCA, MCA)

    Job Type:- Contractual (12 Months)

    Domain:- CMD (IT)

    Location:- South Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Positions:- 01

    Experience:- 2 - 4 years

    Job Description:

    · Knowledge of PHP web frameworks including Laravel, CodeIgniter and core PHP, Woo-Commerce. Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming

    · Extensive knowledge of website designing/front end design. HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap.

    · Very good communication skills, written and verbal.

    · Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

    · Good to have knowledge of MERN stack (MongoDB, Express, React JS, Node) (Not Mandatory)

    · Mobile Development Experience will have an extra advantage.  

    Desirable Attributes:-

    · Requirement Gathering, Research and Analysis.

    · Database, front-end and website design.

    · Ensure cross-device and cross-platform compatibility.

    · Write code based on functional speci?cations.

                       · Optimize development for user experience  

    Posted 189 days ago
  • Deputy Manager - Inclusive Entrepreneurship

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 Years (Job Location)Bundelkhand (Jhansi) (Job Code)SED_1499

    Name of Organisation: Development Alternatives

    Position: Deputy Manager - Inclusive Entrepreneurship

    Qualification: Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or Development Studies would be a plus.

    Domain: SED

    Location: Bundelkhand (Jhansi)

    No. of Positions: 01

    Experience: 2 - 4 years, preferably in development sector or private organisation sector

    Job description:

    Development Alternatives Group has been promoting ‘inclusive entrepreneurship’ a phenomenon that is characterized by systemic change that enables under-represented groups such as youth and women to access entrepreneurship opportunities, thereby leading to social inclusion, quality employment, and sustainable economic growth. In the pursuit of the above, our programs leverage social innovation tools to unleash entrepreneurial energies in women & youth and build positive ecosystems.

    Our approaches in flagship projects such as Work 4 Progress have been recognised as best practices by the United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank for entrepreneurship led job creation. It has also been featured as a UN SDG good practice.

    The main tasks to be performed by the candidate would be as under:

    • Development and implementation of innovative models and tools for enabling access to credit, marketing and training for micro entrepreneurs.

    • Documentation of implementation, observations and case studies for reporting

    • Track progress of the models and develop potential linkages with the larger ecosystem

    • Capturing learnings and data from ground and create analytical reports for communication and knowledge products

    • Maintenance (accelerated data collection, validation and tracking new metrics) of dashboards for enterprise development programs

    • Will be responsible for directly working with field team and entrepreneurs to provide enterprise support services

    DESIRABLE QUALITIES:

    • This project is based on women empowerment and hence, canditates with a keen desire to work closely with rural women communitites are encouraged to apply.
    • Self-starter, practical, creative and problem solver.
    • Excellent communication skills required.
    • Strong orientation towards analysis of quantitative data and developing analysis for external communication.
    • Able to travel in rural India for at least 10 days a month (once travel is safer).

    REMUNERATION: As per organization’s salary disbursement structure and commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate.

     

     

    Posted 283 days ago
  • Senior Manager - Women Entrepreneurship

    (Required Exp.)7 - 9 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1666

    Name of Organisation: Development Alternatives

    Position: Senior Manager - Women Entrepreneurship

    Qualification: Post Graduate - Developmental Studies / Rural Management / Social Science / Development Communication / Economics

    Domain: SED

    Location: New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Positions: 01

    Experience: More than 7 years

    Job description:

    Development Alternatives Group has been promoting ‘inclusive entrepreneurship’ a phenomenon that is characterized by systemic change that enables under-represented groups such as youth and women to access entrepreneurship opportunities, thereby leading to social inclusion, quality employment, and sustainable economic growth. In the pursuit of the above, our programs leverage social innovation tools to unleash entrepreneurial energies in women & youth and build positive ecosystems.

    Our approaches in flagship projects such as Work4Progress have been recognised as best practices by the United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank for entrepreneurship led job creation. It has also been featured as a UN SDG good practice.

    Our mission is to promote ‘inclusive entrepreneurship’, a phenomenon that is characterized by systemic change that enables under-represented groups such as youth and women to access entrepreneurship opportunities, thereby leading to social inclusion, quality employment, and sustainable economic growth. In the pursuit of the above, our multi-stakeholder programs leverage social innovation tools to unleash entrepreneurial energies in women & youth and build positive ecosystems.

    We are currently looking for Senior Manager who will be responsible for conceptualizing and formulating strategic initiatives and projects that further the vision and mission. The Senior Manager will be responsible for leading the women entrepreneurship program area, where they will be specifically involved in the following deliverables:

    Project and operations management with partners

    • Design program delivery mechanisms and support communication to the client.
    • Communication and coordination with field activities for ensuring smooth delivery.

    Innovation of tools, process for delivery of enterprise support and prototypes

    • Build new tools and processes, specifically those that improve enterprise support services and building the entrepreneurial ecosystem for women.
    • Support the co-creation of new prototypes that enable shaping of the ecosystem at the district level and build convergence with existing infrastructure including local institutions.
    • Enhance women driven enterprise support services.
    • Collaborating initiatives with partners.

    Strengthen and scale existing prototypes

    • Support and enhance existing systemic prototypes that build women entrepreneurship like micro credit facility, brave spaces.
    • Documentation of the learning to shape strategy for taking the prototypes forward including system mapping.
    • Support conceptualization of scale out strategy of the systemic and enterprise prototypes.

    Knowledge development and transference

    • Package the processes, knowledge and learning in forms of process manuals, toolkits, technical reports and narratives for external transference
    • Be responsible for secondary and field research, developing new social innovation methods and incorporate learning into knowledge products and Communication

    DESIRABLE QUALITIES:

    • Strategic thinker with problem solving skills to help drive the social Innovation based activities and objectives.
    • Good understanding of social diversity.
    • Excellent Communication skills required (both written and verbal).
    • Experience in high quality research and working in the Livelihoods/enterprise and development field.

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    Posted 9 days ago
  • Manager - Communications

    (Required Exp.)3 - 5 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1667

    Name of Organisation: Development Alternatives

    Position: Manager - Communications

    Qualification: Master's in Communication / Development Communication

    Domain: SED

    Location: New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Positions: 01

    Experience: 3 - 5 years, preferably in development sector

    Job description:

    Development Alternatives Group has been promoting ‘inclusive entrepreneurship’ a phenomenon that is characterized by systemic change that enables under-represented groups such as youth and women to access entrepreneurship opportunities, thereby leading to social inclusion, quality

    employment, and sustainable economic growth. In the pursuit of the above, our programs leverage social innovation tools to unleash entrepreneurial energies in women & youth and build positive ecosystems. Our approaches in flagship projects such as Work4Progress have been recognised as best practices by the United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank for entrepreneurship led job creation. It has also been featured as a UN SDG good practice. In order to understand such deep and systemic changes, we have developed a learning system that is based on the principles and techniques of dialogue, analysis and reflection. The learning system in essence is geared to reiterate social innovation and ground-up action for enterprise development and job creation in rural India.

    We are looking for a professional who will be able to convert the learning and insights into effective communication content for dissemination of knowledge and positioning.

    Key responsibilities for the candidate are listed below:

    Communications & Knowledge:

    • Influencing knowledge through effective communications with the help of articles, case studies, reports, workshops, and webinars on entrepreneurship at the grassroots.
    • Develop strategy and content for social media driven by analytical insights.
    • Developing knowledge in the form of toolkits, brochures among others.
    • Streamlining tone and messaging across communication products such as newsletters, brochures, videos, and other relevant publications

    Positioning:

    • Lead collaborative initiatives with partners and potential leads to position our work on Inclusive Entrepreneurship.
    • Strategising content to showcase developments in Inclusive Entrepreneurship particularly on LinkedIn
    • Overseeing the implementation of digital communication and advocacy efforts, across social media and news platforms

    DESIRABLE QUALITIES:

    • Canva, Photoshop, etc.
    • Digital marketing, SEO analytics
    • Excellent communication and documentation skills
    • Ready to travel in rural India for at least 7-9 days a month
    • Experience in developing social media content

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    Posted 9 days ago
  • Manager or Senior Manager : Green Building Expert

    (Required Exp.)5 - 8 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)PPD_1625

    Name of the Organization :- Development Alternatives

    Position :- Manager or Senior Manager : Green Building Expert

    Qualification :- Masters in Building Sciences/ Design and Construction Technology/ Architecture/ Urban or Regional Planning/ Urban Systems Engineering/ Environmental Management

    Job Type :- Regular after 6 Months Probation or Company Contract for one year

    Location :- New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Position :- 01

    Experience :- 5 - 8 years of experience relevant to the sustainable buildings and construction sector

    About the Vertical: Based in New Delhi, India, Planning and Policy Domain (PPD) of DA Group has a mandate to influence and support public policy in the transition towards sustainable development by connecting practice with policy. It develops innovative policy and practice oriented research to guide policymakers and domestic/international leaders, who develop high-impact policies that will address our national/worldwide most pressing Natural Resource Management/ Climate change related challenges.

    Our focus area are Sustainable Consumption & Production (water, green building materials and waste management); Climate Change Resilience (Climate Change Adaptation : water/Agriculture, Climate Finance & SDG-CC Inter Linkages); and Inclusive Development (Agriculture and FPOs, Access to Housing, Eco-Tourism, Green MSMEs and Jobs, Equity and Resource Efficiency)

    Job Description:

    We are looking for a green buildings expert to join our team. This position will work directly with the Programme Officer at Development Alternatives to strategically anchor and develop the organisation’s work on Green Building Materials & Technologies towards mainstreaming resource efficiency and circular economy principles in policy as well as praxis, with the broad objective of generating responses towards building ecological resilience and improving the living conditions of local communities.

    Your primary responsibility would be to support the Planning and Policy Domain in managing and leading project activities for conducting policy and technical research on green building materials and capacity development work related to sustainable buildings, starting from design and strategy for project planning up to project completion. You would work in a highly interdisciplinary team in a very dynamic environment. You would be encouraged to look at possible synergies across systems, sectors and scales to design and implement cross-cutting projects. You would be expected to further our ambitious efforts to advance the organization’s agenda by disseminating our work and message to a wide variety of stakeholders nationwide, including researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and institutions of higher education.

    Responsibilities:

    • Leading and managing projects related to policy and planning research for green buildings and sustainable habitats, including project management, financial and human resource management, guiding team to conduct research and ensuring timely completion of project deliverables.
    • Contribute to the growth of the organisation’s work portfolio related to Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy (RE-CE), particularly with respect to green buildings and sustainable habitats, through strategic planning, fundraising and business development, team management, financial management, communications and networking with clients and other partners, under the direction of the Programme Officer.
    • Manage, guide and contribute to all project activities, including primary and secondary research, field data collection, data compilation and analysis, compiling technical reports and knowledge products, preparing presentations, event planning and coordination, stakeholder engagement, capacity building activities, and other responsibilities as assigned.
    • Develop reports, policy/advocacy briefs, and other knowledge products as required for projects and DA communication materials and publication in journals, books, other platforms and media.
    • Strengthen the RE-CE vertical’s position and portfolio related to urban-environmental planning and governance and sustainable/climate/municipal finance.
    • Contribute to the development and delivery of online and offline training products for the RE-CE vertical.

    The applicant should have:

    • Experience working in the climate-resilient green buildings and construction sector in providing technical and advisory support as well as capacity building support/training; implementing sustainability research projects.
    • In-depth understanding of low carbon impact green building design principles, energy efficient building policies, Green Building Certification systems and state-of-the-art knowledge of upcoming material technologies and innovations, sustainable and municipal finance, especially for affordable housing.
    • Prior experience in the management of large projects, including management of project deliverables, human resources and financial management.
    • Skills in stakeholder management and client management. Prior experience in networking & working with various stakeholders, including state departments, ministries, multilateral organizations, and CSOs would be preferred.
    • Experience in independently planning and designing research initiatives along with the implementation of projects on the ground.
    • Willingness to travel for field work (travel may include smaller towns, villages and remote locations for community interactions).

    Technical Skills:

    • Proficiency in technical report writing and academic research, excellent writing, editing & presentation skills.
    • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and online tools for collaborative working.
    • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, Google Sketchup, and Adobe Suite would be an asset.
    • Knowledge of tools & methodologies for Life Cycle Assessment, Material Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Building Information Modelling (BIM), and Environmental Impact Assessment would be considered a bonus.

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Creative and critical thinker with the ability to comprehend, critique, analyse and articulate.
    • Ability to guide and lead the group work, draw conclusions and present the same at national and international forums.
    • A national perspective of development work and ability to network.
    • Highly professional attitude with excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and manage multiple tasks.
    • Ability to function effectively as a team member.

     

    Posted 71 days ago
  • TARA Applied Research Centre (TARC) – Business Manager

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)PDD_1626

    Name of Organisation:- Development Alternatives

    Position:- TARA Applied Research Centre (TARC) – Business Manager

    Qualification:- Graduate/ Post Graduate in Ceramics, Materials Science, Civil, Chemistry,  Chemical Engineering, Concrete Technology

    Domain:- PDD

    Location:- New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Positions:- 01

    Experience:- 2 - 4 years of experience in academic or applied research in the field of building materials / concretes / ceramics with exposure to product development and testing

    Job description:

    • Undertake research in utilization of industrial waste materials e.g. fly ash, mine waste, agri residues, waste limestone, biomass etc. for turning into wealth.
    • Formulate research methodology and research plans including execution as per guidelines provided.
    • Characterization and analysis of materials, formulation of compositions and development of newer products.
    • Undertake collaborative research with academic institutions leading to adoption of new and relevant technologies and development of new products.
    • Demonstrate and support commercial deployment of developed technology and products in small scale enterprises.
    • Support to materials, cement and concrete laboratory for analysis and testing.
    • Timely delivery of products with clients and internal satisfaction.
    • Writing proposals as per the requirement of funding agency(s), including business plans.

    Desirable Qualities

    • Must be proficient in English with excellent communication skills.
    • Hard working with ability to understand and analyze research results.
    • Ability to travel and manage a research lab.

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    Posted 71 days ago
  • Deputy Manager- Sustainable Livelihood Initiatives

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)SED_1459

    Name of Organisation: Development Alternatives

    Position: Deputy Manager- Sustainable Livelihood Initiatives

    Qualification: Master's in Rural Development Management

    Domain: SED

    Location: New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Positions: 01

    Experience: 2 - 4 years, preferably in development sector or private organisation sector

    Job description:

    The Green and Inclusive Entrepreneurship Domain of Development Alternatives (DA) Group is working on a key CSR project on women empowerment through a cluster based approach. The project focusses on promoting farm and off-farm initiatives in 6 states of India. DA is implementing the project in partnership with other implementing agencies. The following are the broad objectives of the project:

    • Aggregate to increase scale of economies and income of the target community.
    • Twinning business development services for the clusters with various stakeholders in the private sector.
    • Leveraging PPP schemes & investment; Integrated Entrepreneurship Development Programme.
    • Linking community to more profitable & alternate markets.

    We are looking for a highly motivated professional for the role of Deputy Manager under which specific responsibilities of the candidate will include the following, broadly characterised by maintaining of programmatic and financial reports.

    • Managing day to day operations of the project on cluster based value chain approach.
    • Preparing project finance sheets on a regular basis and maintaining files for admin and finance.
    • Maintaining MIS data for the project regularly and sharing with senior management.
    • Preparing and maintaining templates and dashboards as required by the project.
    • Liasoning with stakeholders along with senior management and managing records.
    • Documentation of case studies, success stories and sharing regularly.
    • Preparing client reports.

    DESIRABLE QUALITIES:

    • Understanding of business economics

    • Practical, committed individual

    • Excellent communication and documentation skills.

    • Desire and ability to travel in rural India for at least 7-10 days a month (once travel is safer)

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    Posted 344 days ago
  • Deputy Manager - Sustainable Livelihood Initiatives

    (Required Exp.)2 - 4 Years (Job Location)Chhattisgarh (Job Code)SED_1655

    Name of Organisation: Development Alternatives

    Position: Deputy Manager - Sustainable Livelihood Initiatives

    Qualification: Master's in Rural Development Management or Master’s in Social Work (with emphasis on economic empowerment)

    Domain: SED

    Location: Chhattisgarh

    No. of Positions: 01

    Experience: 2 - 4 years, preferably in development sector, with a social purpose organization or rural livelihoods initiative at central or state level

    Job description:

    Rural communities have been the backbone of India’s economy for several decades.  With 76.76 percent rural population in Chhattisgarh, there is an urgent need for villages and small towns to become increasingly resilient and lay the foundation for a rapid growth oriented and more inclusive economy. Microenterprises play a major role in job creation, employing more than 10 crores of the nation’s workforce. Additionally, out of the total 5.4 crores microenterprises, about 20% are led by women.

    Enhanced levels of local entrepreneurship, through individually owned businesses and collectives plays a crucial role in establishing “distributed epicentres of local value creation” and environmentally sound local economies. Development Alternatives (DA) Group’s social innovation methodology and tools are reimagining the current approach to building entrepreneurship ecosystems and accelerating job creation especially for those who have been left behind in the mainstream economy.

    With this background, DA is enhancing its commitment to green and inclusive development in the state of Chhattisgarh. The broad objectives of the initiative are:

    • Capacity Enhancement: Establishment of an ‘Impact Acceleration Facility’, which shall provide ongoing information and support services to project teams, key stakeholders and enterprises.
    • Pool of Technology and Business Packages: Creation of new business packages and service delivery models in response to emerging opportunities.
    • Investment in Enterprises: Catalyse capital investment in enterprises by leveraging funds from sources such as development banks, investors, peer to peer lending platforms, grants etc.
    • Cross-learning: Foster cross learning between enterprises and similar organizations, and create a pool of commercially viable innovations.

    We are looking for a highly motivated professional for the role of Deputy Manager under which specific responsibilities of the candidate will include the following:

    • Coordination of required capacity building support to various stakeholders through intensive engagement with government departments.
    • Liaison with domain experts for provision of specialized support services to micro enterprises and collectives.
    • Maintenance of a virtual platform access to technical experts, technology providers and other service providers.
    • Programme documentation and reporting.

    DESIRABLE QUALITIES:

    • Understanding of business economics
    • Practical, committed individual
    • Excellent communication and documentation skills
    • Ability to be located in Raipur, Chhattisgarh for at least 20 days a month.

     

    Posted 45 days ago
  • KMU Fellow

    (Required Exp.)0 - 2 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)CMD(CC)_1645

    Name of the Organization :- Development Alternatives

    Position :- KMU Fellow

    Qualification :- Post-graduation in Mass Communication / English (H) / Public Relations or Journalism

    Experience :- 0 - 2 years of experience/ Freshers may apply, working in the Knowledge Management Unit in a development sector or managing the Knowledge Management Unit in a large organisation. 

    Job Type :-  1 year Fellowship

    Location :- New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Position :- 01

    Job Description:

    The Knowledge Management Unit of Development Alternatives consolidates and capitalises knowledge assets which lead to corporate growth and enhanced efficiency and quality of knowledge resources.

    • Conducting research, content development, and developing knowledge and communication products.
    • Work on collating News/ Research articles, writing abstracts, and production of News headlines and weekly reads.
    • Delivering communication trainings & presentations.
    • Documentation support to the project proposals/ awards etc.
    • Archived organisation's knowledge assets/ maintain comprehensive digital and printed material in an e-library.
    • Developing SOPs for streamlining processes pertaining to these roles.
    • Build and Maintain knowledge assets such as publications, photos, and videos.
    • Any other knowledge management work assigned by the Management from time to time.   

     

    Posted 47 days ago
  • Corporate Communications - Fellow

    (Required Exp.)1 - 2 Years (Job Location)New Delhi (HQ) (Job Code)CMD(CC)_1665

    Name of the Organization :- Development Alternatives

    Position :- Corporate Communications - Fellow

    Qualification :- Post Graduate in social sciences

    Job Type :- One Year Fellowship

    Location :- New Delhi (HQ)

    No. of Position :- 01

    Experience :- At least 1 - 2 years of experience in social media management and corporate communication

    About the Vertical: We are seeking a talented Communications Professional to assist us as we grow our brand by creating original content, implementing strategies, conducting social media analysis and managing our social media presence. We are looking for a creative thinker who has excellent attention to detail and their finger on the pulse of social media. You will demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and have experience in social media analysis. You will be a team player who provides feedback to internal teams on the success of social media campaigns. You will understand the target audience and have a firm grasp on online engagement.

    Job Description:

    • Research, create, edit and share engaging social media content on all our social media platforms including Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc on a daily basis.
    • Be able to amplify the reach of DA's social media both organically and inorganically.
    • Identify insights and social media trends of campaigns through social media analytics.
    • Collaborate with internal teams to create content for social media and newsletters.
    • Monitor brand consistency in all organisational communication content. 
    • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and engage with communities on social media.
    • Edit stories, reports and publications and upload them on DA website.
    • Support in other communication deliverables.
    • Be able to create/edit social media 60 sec vidoes.
    • Be able to design posts.
    • Have quick turn around for creating stories for social media.
    • Create fundraising stories for social media.
    • Manage external digital platforms-Website/blog/ social media.
    • Create / analysis one weekly basis performance of social media.

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and a high level of attention to detail.
    • Fast learner with an ability to adapt techniques based on requirements.
    • Well understanding of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Youtube.
    • A creative mindset with a will to think out-of-the-box to create engaging content.
    • Fair understanding of social media /digital analytics.
    • A team player who is willing to work with various internal stakeholders.

     

     

     

     

     

    Posted 19 days ago
  • Community Mobiliser

    (Required Exp.)1 year (Job Location)Noida (Job Code)DAD_1640

    Name of the Organization :- Development Alternatives

    Position :- Community Mobiliser

    Qualification :- 12th Pass and above

    Job Type :- Contractual Initially for 1 year, extendable based on performance and project requirement

    Location :- Noida

    No. of Position :- 01

    Experience :- 1 year experience in field mobilization

    About the Vertical: Development Alternatives has been a 40 year old organization working towards bridging information, resource and skill gaps and creating sustainable employment opportunities for youth and women under its ‘Skills to Livelihood’ program. The program aspires to empower youth and women such that they can have access to diverse livelihood opportunities and develop themselves into skilled professionals. The Skills to Livelihood Programme has already been implemented across many geographies in India creating around 1 million livelihoods, benefiting over 5 million people with more than 20 technology solutions.

    Responsibilities:

    • Conduct need assessment survey to check community need for implementing job specific courses as per requirement.
    • To mobilise candidates for enrolments in courses.
    • Make enquiry follow ups through telephonic for convincing beneficiaries for admission.
    • Undertake field visit and awareness activities.
    • Collect and Report data related to mobilization.
    • Coordination with placed students for referrals.
    • Contribute to coordination with other stakeholders.

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Willingness to travel.
    • Good communications skills, networking and relationship building skills to ensure a strong internal & external communication across all stakeholder groups.
    Posted 51 days ago
  • Community Mobiliser

    (Required Exp.)1 year (Job Location)Jaipur (Job Code)DAD_1641

    Name of the Organization :- Development Alternatives

    Position :- Community Mobiliser

    Qualification :- 12th Pass and above

    Job Type :- Contractual Initially for 1 year, extendable based on performance and project requirement

    Location :- Jaipur

    No. of Position :- 01

    Experience :- 1 year experience in field mobilization

    About the Vertical: Development Alternatives has been a 40 year old organization working towards bridging information, resource and skill gaps and creating sustainable employment opportunities for youth and women under its ‘Skills to Livelihood’ program. The program aspires to empower youth and women such that they can have access to diverse livelihood opportunities and develop themselves into skilled professionals. The Skills to Livelihood Programme has already been implemented across many geographies in India creating around 1 million livelihoods, benefiting over 5 million people with more than 20 technology solutions.

    Responsibilities:

    • Conduct need assessment survey to check community need for implementing job specific courses as per requirement.
    • To mobilise candidates for enrolments in courses.
    • Make enquiry follow ups through telephonic for convincing beneficiaries for admission.
    • Undertake field visit and awareness activities.
    • Collect and Report data related to mobilization.
    • Coordination with placed students for referrals.
    • Contribute to coordination with other stakeholders.

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Willingness to travel.
    • Good communications skills, networking and relationship building skills to ensure a strong internal & external communication across all stakeholder groups.
    Posted 51 days ago
  • Student Counsellor

    (Required Exp.)2 Years (Job Location)Sonepat (Job Code)DAD_1643

    Name of the Organization :- Development Alternatives

    Position :- Student Counsellor

    Qualification :- Graduate

    Job Type :- Contractual Initially for 1 year, extendable based on performance and project requirement

    Location :- Sonepat 

    No. of Position :- 01

    Experience :- 2 years experience of working with youth and women

    About the Vertical: Development Alternatives has been a 40 year old organization working towards bridging information, resource and skill gaps and creating sustainable employment opportunities for youth and women under its ‘Skills to Livelihood’ program. The program aspires to empower youth and women such that they can have access to diverse livelihood opportunities and develop themselves into skilled professionals. The Skills to Livelihood Programme has already been implemented across many geographies in India creating around 1 million livelihoods, benefiting over 5 million people with more than 20 technology solutions.

    Responsibilities:

    • Counsel candidates to reach successful candidate registration in various courses
    • Identify and respond to risks that can lead to drop out of candidates
    • Build strong trust based relationship with the candidates
    • Maintain record of mobilization, counselling, training and placements
    • Maintain trainee attendance and other related data handling tracking
    • Provide support in placement of trained candidates
    • Provide support to meet other project deliverables

    Desirable Attributes:

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Sound knowledge of basic computer including data entry.
    • Preference to Female candidates
    Posted 51 days ago

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