Development Associate – Community development and sustainable livelihood
Foundation for Social Transformation
Location: Guwahati
Apply by: 14/08/2022

Foundation for Social Transformation is looking for a Development Associate – Community  development and sustainable livelihood who has the experience of working in the areas of  environment & natural resources, climate change and sustainable livelihoods. 

Duty StationGuwahati 

Reporting To Programme Lead 

Job Profile 

  1. Assist in programme work including planning and implementation of all project and programmes. This comprises of:
  • Identification and communication with potential partners. 
  • Assessing capacity of potential grantees/partners. 
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the projects. 
  • Networking with partner organizations. 
  • Identify all project logistic requirements and organise the same. 
  • Organise convenings, workshops and meetings with partners as well as other stakeholders. 2. Documenting project activities and processes. This would comprise of: 
  • Analyzing reports and documents and updating the programme manager about the partners, for appropriate interventions.  
  • Analyzing reports and providing feedback to the partner. 
  • Develop and maintain various projects process document. 
  • Identifying program learning’s, and thereafter highlighting issues of concern and good  practices that NGO partners can share with FST. 
  • Share project highlights with communication team for media outreach 

Besides the above, the Development Associate will be required to 

  • Maintain full confidentiality of the organizational information and unless officially authorized,  not offering any opinion / information / operational details / politically motivated statements  etc., to the press in particular and the public in general. 
  • Demonstrate willingness to be flexible in a changing work environment while maintaining  effectiveness and efficiency.  
  • During your tenure with FST, you will devote your full time and energies to achieving the aims and objectives of this organization and not take up any other full/part-time assignments elsewhere.

Eligibility Criterion-: 

  • Postgraduate degree in social sciences or related field from a recognized institution with at least 2-3 years experience in the above areas.
  • Must have worked in the areas of environment, natural resources, climate change, conservation and linked livelihoods.
  • Strong co-ordination, analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Good judgment, an ability to work in a team, and cope in difficult and diverse situations
  • Experience of working with grassroots organizations in the north east region will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with grant making procedures is a definite advantage
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and proficiency in using computers for official work, including Word processing, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Good writing skills and experience in the preparation of reports in English language.
  • Knowledge of languages of the North Eastern states would be an added advantage.
  • Willing to undertake extensive travel both locally, within northeast and also nationally.
  • Commitement to the organization for at least 2 years.

Interested candidates apply to the Executive Director/Program Lead at immediately. Short listed candidates will be invited for a formal  written test and interview before final selection. Refer for further details  about the organisation. Candidates from all North East States encourage to apply. Salary  depending upon experience, qualification and skills.