Associate Consultant - Livelihood Promotion

Job description:

The Associate Consultants are responsible to design, develop and plan the implementation of various activities related to Rural Development and livelihoods-related fields in their domain. Liaison with different line departments related to the thematic area will be a regular feature.

Undertake necessary liaison and coordinate implementation of the project with all key stakeholders (district administration, line department, NGOs, technical agencies, banks, etc.) Should be an efficient team player. Ability to work under pressure with full professional discretion. Ability to prioritize and deliver tasks on time to meet goal(s). Ability to articulate and report progress and achievements. Any other task as and when assigned by Management shall be attended.

Designation  Associate Consultant - Livelihood Promotion (R& C Cell)
Reporting authority  Managing Director
Functional Reporting to  Team Leader (R & C Cell)
Place of Posting  Head Office, Stree Nidhi, Hyderabad, Telangana
Qualifications and  experience

 i. Qualification: Post-graduation or MBA or equivalent degree in Rural Development/ Rural Entrepreneurial ship/ Management from a premier institute like MANAGE, IRMA, TISS, or postgraduate in Agriculture from a reputed Agri. university.

 ii. Experience: S/he should have experience in assessment of potentiality for area development schemes under farm/nonfarm sector, food processing, MSMEs for promotion of livelihoods in rural /urban area, and project identification and appraisal. Knowledge in managing SHGs/Federations/ NGOs is added advantage. Deep knowledge in the rural economy is desirable.

Age limit  Max 35-40 years on the date of advertisement with flexibility at the lower end
Other requirements

Should have 8-10 years of experience in a relevant field is essential.

Exposure to microfinance/Rural Finance/Banking/Financial Institutions, project appraisal skills, SHGs/Federations/ Community Based Institution model is an added advantage.

Spoken, reading & written fluency in English, understanding and speaking knowledge in Telugu and Hindi is desirable.

Operational proficiency in Computer Skills and MS Office etc.

Willingness & Physical agility to undertake extensive field visits in the state of Telangana and other states in the country.


 Rs 80000/- to Rs.100000/ per month (commensurate with experience) and reimbursement of other incidental expenses incurred while on official visits as per rules in vogue in Stree Nidhi. The contract will be for a period of 2 years and discretion to terminate in case of need lies with Stree Nidhi and notice of one month will be given. In case the consultant intends to leave, one-month notice shall be given.