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9 Positions open at National Water Mission (NWM): TISS Water Project < 27.5.2015

Written By Ajit Kumar on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | 3:59 AM






NWM-TISS WATER PROJECT
National Water Mission – Tata Institute of Social Sciences
If you are team focused, like to take up challenges, deal with complexities, enjoy being a part of developing workable solutions and burn for social justice, we'd like to hear from you.
Background

We at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences pursue our core mandate of promoting social justice through teaching, research, policy advocacy and filed action projects. The NWM-TISS WATER PROJECT is a collaborative effort of the institute in this direction, along with The National Water Mission, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The project is a novel PAN-India initiative adopting River Basin Approach to synergise state and citizen action in managing our limited water resources, and to promote socially and environmentally sustainable regional development. The project is set in a dynamic context and geared to work with organizations at every level, including all spheres of local democratic institutions, citizen groups, civil society, government institutions and the private sector. The aim is to build a more inclusive and diverse resource stewardship system by bringing all key stakeholders together to share best practices and innovations to make water resource management and action more effective and sustainable. With its outreach spread across the states of India, it is envisioned to emerge into a network of organisations keen to deliver results in action, across the 25 major river basins in India. If you are committed to make a difference and aspire to engage with us, we invite applications from suitable candidates to apply for a position that suites your academic and professional profile:
PROJECT MANAGER -1
REGIONAL PROJECT OFFICER -5
PROJECT OFFICER – TRAINING AND DOCUMENTATION -1
SENIOR PROJECT OFFICER – LEARNING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION -1
SENIOR PROJECT OFFICER – COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY -1
Job Description:
The scope, essential functions, qualifications and experience requirements for the above-mentioned positions are given in the following table:
Positions
No. of Positions
Job Description
PROJECT MANAGER
1
REGIONAL PROJECT OFFICER
5
PROJECT OFFICER – TRAINING AND DOCUMENTATION
1
SENIOR PROJECT OFFICER – LEARNING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION
1
SENIOR PROJECT OFFICER – COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY
1

Professional and Personal Attributes:
·        Passion, commitment to excellence and value base, hardworking, well organized and detail-oriented.
·        Ability to meet, short and long term deadlines without direct supervision.
·        Ability to strategise and implement the project to get the expected outcome.
·        Ability to nurture/ mentor colleagues and teams, encourage fast-paced teamwork, create an environment to deliver on committed results.
·        Able to have systems thinking, simultaneously connect micro issues to the systemic issues.
·        Networking skills, with clarity of purpose and able to articulate issues in a simple manner to a wide variety of audience.
·        Ability to work in cross-cultural settings, excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
·        Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and language skills in Hindi and other regional languages will be an advantage.
·        Ability to work with new media/ social media.
·        Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Web based platforms.
·        Knowledge of GIS and databases will be an advantage.
·        Interest and understanding of the Water Sector will be an advantage
·        Willingness to undertake extensive travel.
 Application Procedure:
Please email your application to rain@tiss.edu stating clearly in the subject line the code of the position, for which you are applying, with a short cover letter attaching the following documents:
a.   Updated Curriculum Vitae, along with three references;
b.   Sample of written material in English, not more than 2000 to 2500 words;
c.    Statement of Purpose, not more than 400 to 500 words (what do you care/ are passionate about; who you are; what has influenced your career path so far; your professional interests and; where you plan to go from here).

Instruction to the candidates
1.   You can apply for only one position.
2.   Applications have to be sent by email to rain@tiss.edu
3.   Please ensure that you put the POSITION CODE in the subject line of the email you send, for prompt and successful processing of your application. The POSITION CODES are as follows as mentioned in the square brackets:
a.   For PROJECT MANAGER put [PM]
b.   For REGIONAL PROJECT OFFICER put
                                      i.        [RPO-South] for southern region
                                     ii.        [RPO-North] for north region
                                    iii.        [RPO-East] for east region
                                    iv.        [RPO-West] for western region
                                     v.        [RPO-North East] for north east region
c.    For PROJECT OFFICER – TRAINING AND DOCUMENTATION put [PO-TD]
d.   For SENIOR PROJECT OFFICER – LEARNING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION put [SPO-LME]
e.   For SENIOR PROJECT OFFICER – COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY put [SPO-CA]
4.   Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.
5.   Shortlisted candidates appearing for the interview will be reimbursed an admissible fair for travel.
See table of important dates
IMPORTANT DATES
Last Date of Application
27 MAY 2015
Intimation to short listed candidates
30 MAY 2015
Interviews
6 and 7 JUNE 2015
Expected date of Joining
22 JUNE 2015


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