Swaniti Initiative aims to strengthen public service delivery by working with state and local governments across South Asia with a strong focus on India. Our interventions have included strengthening scheme implementation by identifying current gaps and limitations, providing research support to Hon’ble Members of Parliament about best practices in moving forward, and developing data-technology tools that can back decision-making processes. With flagship initiatives like Supporting Parliamentarians in Analysis and Research in Constituencies (SPARC) and Leadership and Engagement Associate in District (LEAD), Swaniti has supported constituency development and district development planning in various parts of the country. At present, along with working with 200+ Hon’ble Members of Parliamentarians for policy making, are working as advisors to state governments to ensure the delivery of schemes to the last mile. Major verticals of our work are climate and sustainability, social protection, and livelihood.
About the Position
We are looking for a passionate and experienced professional who is keen on taking up a leadership role in the development sector. The Project Officer shall represent Swaniti and will lead projects in close coordination with District Administration for goals like health care services and facilities, unemployment reduction, livelihood generation, improving educational outcomes, and poverty reduction. The Project Officer would have quantifiable targets on how to most effectively manage projects. The key component of the role would be to strategically identify projects and ensure the appropriate monitoring and impact assessment are done. The Project Officer will also have to demonstrate the ability to manage relations with government departments effectively. With the support of the Team Lead, the PO would be expected to formulate and implement an end-to-end strategy, while maintaining consistent liaising with the district administration.
Roles and Responsibilities
Stakeholder Relationship Management and Sectoral focus
Institutionalizing Systemic Changes
The Project Officer will be expected to function as a resource person to the district and come up with recommendations that may support the government in initiating and institutionalizing required structural changes.
Project Planning, Implementation, monitoring, and Evaluation
Skills & Attributes preferred
At Swaniti, people remain the highest priority. The organization always prioritizes the well-being of team members while providing new challenges to build professional caliber and most importantly create impact. All team members are provided with:
– A clear path to develop a career and rise to the highest level in the organization
– A well-defined mechanism to map performance, work on individual growth and be a leader
– 100% sponsorship of Health Insurance for each team member
– Opportunity to work with Senior Government Officials
– Understand governance from both the policy-making and policy-execution perspective
– Opportunity to understand Government Consulting
– Opportunity to operate at the intersection of policy, governance, and technology
– Competitive remuneration
– Freedom to experiment with ideas and thoughts
– Opportunity Impact the community in a holistic and sustainable manner
– Supportive team members and experienced organizational leaders
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