Job Opportunity for Associate at Swaniti Initiative in Chhattisgarh

Website Swaniti Initiative

About Swaniti

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.


We are looking for a passionate and experienced professional keen on working closely with the government to increase the income of rural producer groups. The state of Chhattisgarh has a number of FPOs and SHGs that generate a large number of ready products. And thus, has the potential to generate a great amount of revenue for the enterprising population. The professional would be required to catalyze change in some of the most vulnerable communities of the state. The chosen candidate shall work as part of a team to plan, deliver, and monitor in various regions of the state. The Associate will be reporting directly to Swaniti Team Member and work in close partnership with the state government.

Qualifications Required

  • The candidate must possess a master’s degree in rural management, business, forest management, or other alike subjects.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in the development sector.
  • Preference is given to candidates possessing experience working in consulting roles in a target-based environment.


  • Work with FPOs and SHGs to bring structure to their production and market linkages processes
  • Facilitate companies to establish a robust supply chain with the producer groups
  • Facilitate the approval of the Action Plans for the aforementioned objectives by the nodal departments of the state government
  • Oversee the implementation of the approved projects, through regular field visits and raise flags at appropriate levels in case of potential delays.
  • Promote robust mechanisms to add value to the chain of supply and build the capability of critical stakeholders
  • Prepare documentation of success stories, lessons learn, and impact at periodic intervals.
  • Any other duties may be assigned.

Skills Required and Personality Traits Preferred

  • Project Management
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS office and IT Tools
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skill
  • Attributes Preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills and writing abilities to draft policy memos, proposals and project reports, etc.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically.
  • Proven ability to identify innovations and translate them into implementable practices.

Our offerings

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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