Job Opportunity for Project Assistant-Community Mobilizer at UNDP in Bengaluru

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Duties and Responsibilities

Support the Project Team in co-ordination and documentation of the following:

  • Support in conducting community orientation and awareness sessions on project interventions to mobilize SHG groups, aspiring and existing women microentrepreneurs.
  • Support in identifying locations and logistical support to conduct master training to create a cadre of Unnati Sakhis and also conduct EAP and mentorship programs. 
  • Support the implementing partners to conduct technical training programs for faculty in schools, colleges, ITI’s on career guidance, 21st century skills, employability skill, digital skill and entrepreneurship training programs.
  • Support the implementing partners to conduct technical training sessions to students, youth, women on career guidance, 21st century skills, enterprise training and handholding support.
  • Support in conducting sessions and programs to provide Business Support services for continued support and mentorship to women microentrepreneurs and youth entrepreneurs.
  • Support in building institutional linkages at local level with banks, incubator/accelerator programs, retail stores, e-commerce platforms etc for financial and marketing linkages to women-owned microenterprises and youth entrepreneurs.
  • Assist in coordinating with government departments and development organizations including Karnataka livelihood missions, Skill development missions, district administration, NGOs, employers etc,
  • Closely work with the district skill missions and facilitate to organize stakeholders consultation, NAPS promotion workshop, industry engagement, facilitate to prepare DSDP etc
  • Support in Monitoring & Evaluation of the project as per the Standard Operating Procedures (SoP) defined for project interventions and validating the same.
  • Support in implementation of district workshops, programs and initiatives including policy advocacy workshops, Youth networking summits, innovation challenges, design thinking workshops, Digital skills championships, scholarships etc.
  • Support in corporate volunteering and industry connect for enhanced entrepreneurship support and also support to develop a technology platform.
  • Support in conducting potential dropout mapping and support in other M&E activities including Midline and end-of-project assessments.
  • Facilitating and ensuring Knowledge Management, documentation, and communication of ongoing interventions in the field.

Required Skills and Experience


  • Completion of High School Or Bachelor’s degree in the field of Management/ Economics/ Rural Development/Social sciences and related discipline would be given dew consideration.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • At least 3 years of experience for candidates who have completed High School in community mobilization, community outreach & training, documentation and coordination in development sector- based projects/ initiatives related to skill development and entrepreneurship.
  • Experience in rural community development activities and initiatives with multiple stakeholders and partners.
  • Good team player with strong ability to work in teams and with people with no direct reporting relationships.
  • Strong in communication skills
  • Data driven, open to learning and adaptable, should be willing to adapt to ground realities.
  • Comfortable in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Time management and organizational skills are required
  • Sound communication, interpersonal skills, with an ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent analytical, interviewing and writing skills
  • Demonstrates/safeguards ethics and integrity.
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles and commitment towards the UN core values
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently.
  • Willing to travel extensively in the field and stay in villages.

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