Senior Consultant (CSA) jobs in Hyderabad - National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj

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The Centre for Wage Employment (CWE) and the Centre for Social Audit (CSA) of NIRD&PR, is recruiting Research Associates, Training Managers, Senior Consultants and Project Assistants for temporary project positions. The appointment is for one year and extendable to a maximum period of three years depending on performance. The salary, educational qualifications and experience is detailed below:

Qualification : Post-Graduation in any Social Sciences, Management Engineering (Civil) or Agriculture with 60% marks

Desirable Qualification : Ph.D in any of the mentioned disciplines publications or reports/ manuals/training materials / IEC material on Social Audit.

Experience : 5 years grassroots experience working with CSO and government agencies Candidates with experience in the facilitation of social audit, in promotion of transparency and accountability, in community mobilization and rights based campaigns will be given preference

Specific Job Requirements : (a) Senior Consultant, CSA will be responsible for liaising with State Social Audit Unit under MGNREGS and conduct 1. Training of Trainers (TOT) on Social Audit for Rural Development Flagship programmes and in other development programmes as per the demand 2. Take up Training need assessment (TNA), Preparation of training module and material on social audit Training of master trainers at National level (for each development programme) Training of state, district and block level trainers/ resource persons, Sensitization of Officials and PRIs, Impact assessment of training and Certification of the trainers. 3. Take up Pilot / Test social audit for the schemes like MGNREGA/ PMAY/IWMP, FFCG/NSAP/NFSA/ICPS etc 4. Create and manage knowledge repository on social audit/ social accountability 5. Liaison with other ministries / institutions for providing professional support as and when required. 6. Develop online/ distance certificate programmes on social accountability mechanisms and social audit. 7. Undertake research in the area of social accountability and social audit which helps in the policy decision taking. Document case studies of successful initiatives 8. Organize seminar, workshops, exposure visits time to time for exchange of experience and learnings on social audit. Thus to perform above tasks, the Consultant, CSA is required to travel extensively across the country.

Age Limit : Maximum Age limit for Training Managers and Research Associates is 45 years. Maximum age limit for project assistant is 30 years. For Sr consultant Maximum Age limit is 65

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About National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj

The Centre for Financial Inclusion & Entrepreneurship (CFIE), NIRDPR, Hyderabad invites on-line applications for two contractual positions for its research and training activities. The details/requirements of the positions are specified in the table as given below.
Qualification : Post Graduation in Social Sciences/ Statistics/Management from a recognized University.
Desirable : i. PGDBM/MBA (Banking/Finance/Marketing) from a recognized University or Institute. ii. Prior experience in banks/training institutes is an added advantage.
Experience : 3-5 years in the relevant area.
Age Limit : Maximum of 40 years.
Period of contract : Initially for a period of one year. Extendable after one year purely based on performance.


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