Job Opportunity for Assistant Manager – Development Support at Child Rights and You in Mumbai

Website Child Rights and You

Function / Division: Development Support

Location: Mumbai (for West Region)

About CRY:

CRY is India’s most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for India’s children.

Your Challenge:

At CRY – Child Rights and You, you’ll be using your professional skills and experience to help restore to underprivileged Indian children their basic rights to – survival, development, protection and participation. CRY has a holistic approach to development based on the child rights framework with community empowerment as a key ingredient. CRY also places strong emphasis on networking with other NGOs and advocacy efforts to influence macro policies for children.

CRY’s assistance to the child development initiatives isn’t just financial. Our Development support team enables our partners work through capacity building, infrastructure support, sharing of ideas and information, networking and joint planning, monitoring and evaluation impact, research, documentation and government interface.

Your Role:

As a person in this position, you will be the link between CRY and CRY-supported projects in the project areas of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh. Your responsibilities will include planning, monitoring and evaluation of supported initiatives, assessing and providing for partners capacity building needs, environment scanning, identifying areas/projects for CRY’s intervention and planning and supporting networking efforts. To manage, implement and supervise the projects for children on the ground as per grant allocation.


You must be a Post – Graduate in Social Work, Sociology or Rural Development from a reputed institute. You must have 4-6 years experience in the field of urban or rural development, having experience in planning, monitoring and evaluating projects, interfacing with the government and other stakeholders. Strong written and oral communication skills in English & a working knowledge of the local language are essential. Experience of having worked with communities within the state of preference would be an added advantage. You should be willing to travel up to 15 days in a month.

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