Institutional Strengthening Expert via DevNetJobsIndia

RTI International

Delhi, India 🇮🇳

Job Title: Institutional Strengthening Expert
Job Family: TBD
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Job Function: TBD
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Reports to Senior Manager – Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
Delhi (Preferable)

Job Summary:

The Institutional Strengthening Expert will be a consultant working with RTI India. He/she will provide high-quality technical assistance to RTI’s institutional strengthening initiatives in the Indian urban water sector. He/She will also be responsible for developing, implementing, and documenting institutional strengthening methodologies considering stakeholder priorities and in-context nuances.

Core Duties:

  • Conduct a training needs assessment to judge the level of understanding of different Government and Non-government agencies involved in the water and wastewater sector.
  • Identification of institutes/organizations to be strengthened and evolved as Centres of Excellence for training in India.
  • Undertaking pilot training/training of trainers (TOTs) with select participants.
  • Develop and roll out an Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) strategy and an implementation roadmap
  • Design and conduct capacity-building workshops/seminars for relevant Government and Non-Government stakeholders.
  • Provide feedback from the capacity-building workshops/seminars.
  • Develop knowledge articles to communicate any key findings or insights at regular intervals.

Additional Duties:

  • Assist in designing the SOP/protocol for building capacities in Centres of Excellence
  • Identify themes and develop the content for standard training modules
  • Develop modular content for training and capacity building.

Minimum Required Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Science / Engineering is required
  • Overall, 7-10 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of the Water sector and Wastewater are necessary.
  • Candidate with previous experience of working on Government/ multilateral donor agency projects would be an added advantage
  • Experience in developing IEC strategies on development issues to mobilize broad support for government development goals
  • Experience in supporting the coordination of IEC strategies and campaigns at a national level
  • Experience in collaborating with M&E specialists and Government officials

Skills & Abilities

The skills and abilities required to perform the essential job duties of this job are listed below.

  • Excellent communication skills verbal & written in English
  • Excellent communication skills in a regional language (other than Hindi) would be an added advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Ability to plan and coordinate project plans with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with multiple teams across geographical locations
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment, deliver within deadlines under pressure.
  • Great team player and demonstrates openness to feedback from manager/peers
  • Willing to travel within India or outside for extended periods as and when needed.
  • Culturally sensitive and respectful
Job Email id:IndiaRecruitment_WASH(at)