District Co-ordinator (WASH) via DevNetJobsIndia

Samarthan-Centre for Development Support

Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India 🇮🇳

Samarthan-Centre for Development Support

Job vacancy

Samarthan is a registered Public Charitable Trust working primarily in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh since 1995. Samarthan is a strategic support organization working with a view to promote participatory governance. We strengthen civil society organizations, Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies to provide a supportive bridge between the voices of the underprivileged. Samarthan in collaboration with Water Aid is implementing a Project “Women and Water Alliance” on effective implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Sehore, Khandwa and Indore. For details, visit our website is www.samarthan.org.

We are seeking applications of suitable candidates for the below mentioned position:

Position: District Co-ordinator (WASH)

Location: Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh

• Train women and youth to conduct drinking water quality tests using Field Testing Kits
• Assessment of institutions and mechanisms facilitating Water security planning with women taking the lead
• Develop a cadre of youth and women for community mobilization and ensure that they are adequately trained and supported through regular advice and handholding support.
• Form and strengthen water user committees at the community level by ensuring 50% representation and leadership by women
• Build capacity of women and youth on community managed Pipe Water Scheme and O&M.
• Build local awareness generation on water quality and water security
• Develop a cadre of water technocrats (women/youth) to help GP and community plans for drinking water
• Encourage greater participation of women in Gram Sabah and other governance institutions.
• Implement social audit/citizen’s score card on water issues, with active participation of women and youth
• Build capacity of GPs around water security and water quality issues. Develop GP-level water security plans for all target GPs
• Build capacity of district and block representatives on water security and on water quality issues.
• Document experiences of the project and develop process documents or best practice documents

Qualifications and Experience
• Post-graduation/Graduation in any stream with minimum 5 years of experience in the development sector and minimum two to three years’ experience in WASH
• Good leadership quality and communication skills
• Basic knowledge of computer, and ability to type in Hindi is essential. Knowledge of MS office is essential for District Coordinators
• Past experience of working in these respective districts of Madhya Pradesh is preferable

Remuneration: Negotiable on grounds of work experience and qualifications.
How to Apply: Please send your detailed resume along with following to [email protected] latest by 12 August 2022.
• A statement of suitability for this position (maximum 100 words)
• Current and Expected salary and notice period
• Two references

Job Email id: jobs(at)samarthan.org