State Project Manager
Access Livelihoods
Location: Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu

Job Description:

Access Livelihoods Group 

Access Livelihoods is a group of Hyderabad-based social enterprises that work with marginalised communities  to reimagine their livelihoods. Established in 2005, Access Livelihoods is an AIM-NITI Aayog recognised Established  Incubation Centre, primarily working on incubating women-owned producer enterprises across primary sectors  to create equitable and lasting livelihood opportunities. In January 2022, Access Livelihoods received the  National Startup Award for the Best Incubator in the country by the Department for Promotion of Industry and  Internal Trade, Government of India.  

Access Livelihoods offers end-to-end support to marginalised communities, including pre-incubation,  incubation, and acceleration support. A team of 80+ passionate individuals, who have graduated from some  of India’s best institutions and chosen the road less travelled, delivers these professional services. Presently Access  Livelihoods is working with 65000 women producers across five states. To know more about us, visit 

Position: State Project Manager (5) 

Job Location: Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu 

Swavalamban Connect Kendra (SCK) Project 

Access Livelihoods has partnered with SIDBI to scale-up SCK Project across five states – Madhya Pradesh,  Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, and Tamil Nadu. The project focuses on establishing 100 SCKs across  five states which will support the grounding of 10,000 enterprises in 3 years. It envisions to strengthen the MSME /  enterprise ecosystem through interventions and engagements which are innovative, inclusive, and impactful 

and harnessing the technology of Swavalamban Connect Kendra for enterprise promotion.  

What is Expected of You?  

  1. Coordinate the implementation of the Swavalamban Connect Kendra Project in the designated state. 
  2. Build and maintain partnerships with multi-stakeholders, including community members, government departments, financial institutions, private sectors, local state agencies, research institutions, NGOs, etc.
  3. Manage the state team and ensure efficient and cost-effective implementation as per the given plan,  schedule, and budget.  
  4. Responsible for addressing on-field challenges. 
  5. Report regularly to the project head on project progress. 
  6. Ensure the establishment of specified SCKs in the designated state. 
  7. Ensure grounding & handholding of specified no. of enterprises in the designated state. 
  8. Good knowledge and hands on experience of using technology, digital connect to guide the aspirants  and effective use the technological tools to implement the project. 

What Should You Have?  

Qualification: Graduate/Postgraduates in development studies/social work or any other social science. Any course of entrepreneurship development/certificate in SME Finance from renowned institutions would be added advantage.  

Experience: 3-4 years of experience in managing entrepreneurship/livelihoods/enterprise incubation programs.  

Language: The candidate should communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and possess fluency in  Hindi and English and knowledge of regional languages, i.e. Tamil, Bengali etc. 

What do We Offer?  

  • Non-hierarchical work environment  
  • A professional work environment and job satisfaction  
  • The joy of creating social impact  
  • The chance to work with and learn from highly experienced professionals  
  • A chance to truly experience and understand the real India  


We would be delighted to hear from you. Please send your resume to  and marking a copy to with the subject line as “ State Project Manager – SCK [State Name]” to apply for this position.