Job Title: Project Coordinator

Location: Bangalore

Reporting to: Ms.Meera Ramchand – Vice President

Summary: The Association For The Mentally Challenged (AMC) is piloting a project Aadyam to extend its services to individuals with IDD who are living in rural areas and empower their families. The goal of the project is

  1. To improve the quality of life for these individuals,
  2. Ensure an easier access to the various services available for these people
  3. Raise awareness on Mental Health issues and the problems faced by the families of those with IDD.

AMC is seeking to appoint a Project Coordinator assigned with the following duties.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Programme planning and implementing the interventions and monitor their effective
  • Translating the interventions in to local Kannada language
  • Implementing the interventions and effective monitoring of the same
  • Liaising with voluntaries, NGOs, Schools, Asha health workers, GPs, students and etc.,
  • Manage own research and administrative activities, with required guidance
  • Use research resources, discussions and workshops as appropriate
  • Writing the reports of other research work if necessary
  • Travelling across the project area
  • Provide support to the team through assessment, planning, monitoring and documentation and coordination with AMC and enable meeting the timelines.
  • Share within the team the lessons and knowledge of thematic approaches, particularly after a detail study of the sufferings of the families of the individuals with IDD.
  • Ensure close collaboration and coordination with diverse group of professionals and volunteers and various stakeholders in the field
  • Provide guidance and support to AMC staff members in assessing the context and needs in planning, implementing activities, monitoring and reporting
  • Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, budgeting, action plans and monitoring processes.
  • Responsible for submitting activity reports, meeting minutes and financial reports on regular basis in coordination with the Research Team.
  • Employs resourcefulness in project design, implementation and monitoring. Trouble shoots project problems. Identifies and implements creative solutions.
  • Responsible for any other project related assignment/work as the Project develops
  • Ensure project activities comply with the policies and regulations of AMC
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