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Programme Coordinator

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Programme Coordinator

(Women for justice)

Bengaluru (India)

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We are looking for a Frontend Engineer with 5+ years of experience.

Required Skills

  • Managing, contributing and delivering to a large number of software development projects (preferably leading a team or a part of it).
  • In-depth knowledge in software design, development and implementation with an equivalent to five plus years’ experience in frontend technologies.
  • Gather solution requirements, build detailed specifications (functional and/or technical) and work with the customers/users.
  • Work in a wide range of technology topics and relevant business contexts (functional processes, business side of the things).
  • Contribute to mentorship program within the company.
  • Contribute to interviewing and expanding company’s scale in terms of resources.

Responsibilities

  • Understanding of key design principles.
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery.
  • Understanding of server-side CSS.
  • Experience with graphic design applications such as Adobe Illustrator.
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design.
  • Understanding of SEO principles.
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Bengaluru (India)

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  • Proven work experience as a Front-end developer
  • Proficient understanding of web markup languages, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience with React, Angular, Node, Nuxt, Vue
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Basic knowledge of Restful APIs
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Knowledge of deployment of applications on servers would be an advantage
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Leadership Positions

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Regional Lead (Western India)

Mumbai (India)

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Aajeevika Bureau is a public service organisation dedicated to providing solutions and security to India’s vulnerable migrant workers and their communities. AB offers legal aid, skilling, counselling, social security, financial services, health care and destination support to migrant workers. Through its workers’ facilitation centres, AB works in several districts of rural Rajasthan and urban destinations of Gujarat and Maharashtra. In western India states, AB works across multiple work streams including informal manufacturing, construction, recycling, transportation and logistics. It covers some of the densest migrant locations such as Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra and Ahmedabad, Surat and Ankaleshwar in Gujarat.

AB has worked and impacted well over half a million migrants and its research and policy work occupies a significant space in the understanding of informal work and labour migration. It has incubated new initiatives and organisations in the space of financial services for migration dependent households, migrant housing and health care.

Please visit www.aajeevika.org for more details on AB’s programmes and team.

AB is now expanding to newer geographies in western India and it intend to drive new action, research, advocacy and policy work. We are seeking a highly committed, skilled and experienced development practitioner with a labour rights perspective to the position of Regional Lead for our multiple teams. The Regional Lead is a key position and the selected candidate will become part of AB’s core management and leadership team. S/he is expected to infuse a spirit of high performance in the teams and help gain new visibility and impact.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Programme Implementation, Supervision and Monitoring

  • Provide strategic and operational inputs to the field centres and teams
  • Ensure planning, execution and monitoring of initiatives;
  • Oversee, nurture and support teams in diverse locations
  • Facilitate and overview all programmatic services and activities
  • Participate in designing research, media and communication plans and ensuring high quality outputs.

 

Advocacy with state, industry and other relevant stakeholders

  • Build strategic partnerships with stakeholders across government bodies, industry, workers’ organisations and CSO community;
  • Actively engage with employers, and industry representatives to influence fair labour practices and measures;
  • Design and incubate initiatives in partnership with like-minded CSOs, Trade Unions to further migrant workers’ welfare
  • Represent AB in forums and platforms working to further workers’ welfare

 

Administration, Training and HR

  • Oversee general administration and management of all centres in Maharashtra
  • Mentor, guide, supervision, handholding and training of teams for effective implementation of programmes

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The Regional Lead must have at least a post-graduate degree or a PhD in the fields of labour studies/ development economics / development studies/social sciences /management or similar disciplines. S/he must have at least 10 years of relevant work experience including in the field of informal work, labour migration, labour rights or inclusive urban development. Work experience with informal workers and migrant communities in urban areas will be a strong asset.

The Regional Lead must possess excellent fluency in English and Hindi. Knowledge of Marathi will be a tremendous advantage. The position needs high order writing, presentation and representation skills. Solid past experience in the field and community engagement is required to support teams engaging directly with worker communities. Above all the position require a bold, outgoing individual who is familiar especially with Mumbai and Pune and comfortable to work with its migrant neighbourhoods and its working class communities.

We have a preference for women and diverse candidates – they are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

 

APPLICATION REQUIRMENT

Please send your bio data with a short covering letter stating clearly why you consider yourself suitable for the position. Resumes without a covering letter will not be considered.

Please also share an independent writing sample which could include reports, studies, articles or blogs. We assure these will be reviewed strictly for the purposes of this selection process.

Kindly consolidate your resume, cover letter, and writing sample into a single Word/PDF document. Please upload this document in the “Resume” section of the application form, ensuring that the file size does not exceed 5 MB.

 

REMUNERATION & BENEFITS

We look forward to hearing from a wide range of interested individuals for this position. Salary will be attractive and it will be determined based on qualification, experience and leadership ability. Please note that we are a non-profit and we can offer salaries comparable to similar professionally run, grassroots organizations in Mumbai within our reliable resources.

Associate- Knowledge and Research

Ahmedabad (India)

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Aajeevika Bureau Aajeevika Bureau is a labour rights organisation based out of Udaipur, working with a vision to secure dignified lives for communities dependent on informal labour and migration (www.aajeevika.org). Aajeevika works mainly along the western Indian migration corridors and, through a network of facilitation centres, offers services and solutions to migrant workers and their families. These centres are based at the source (in Rajasthan) and destination (in Gujarat and Maharashtra).
Aajeevika’s programmes in Gujarat focus on empowering informal workers from Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, UP, Bihar, and Jharkhand in the construction, textile, and manufacturing sectors. Across Gujarat, Aajeevika runs Worker Facilitation Centres, providing legal aid, linking workers with entitlements, collectivising workers, and advocating for decent living conditions. Action research has been the core of our work, leading to new interventions and evidence for advocacy for workers’ rights.
Key responsibilities:
  • Conduct participatory action research on labour and gender, employing an intersectional feminist lens.
  • Engage in data collection, analysis, and interpretation to generate evidence-based recommendations for policy and advocacy purposes.
  • Organise and participate in community meetings and capacity-building workshops for women workers and leaders.
  • Collaborate with team members to produce high-quality publications, reports, and policy briefs based on research findings.
  • Contribute to crafting and implementing action plans to improve the working conditions and claim the rights of women workers.
Qualifications:
  • Postgraduate from a university of repute in a relevant field.
  • One or two years of experience in research or policy advocacy initiatives with a focus on labour rights and gender issues.
  • Commitment to feminist principles and ethics in research and advocacy.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Basic knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods and advanced knowledge in one.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills; a record of independent writing in English is highly desirable.

We are seeking a colleague deeply committed to labour rights and gender justice. This position is not a desk job; a willingness and ability to travel widely and engage with worker communities, trade unions, and other stakeholders is a critical requirement. The role will excite those keen on engaging with and contributing to labouring communities and who wish to make their research and writing stimulate change on the ground. Senior team members will collaborate, guide, and handhold the researcher.
Remuneration: Aajeevika Bureau is a field-based non-profit organisation, and our salary offer will be comparable to comparable organisations and as per the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
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Associate- Research and Communication

Udaipur (India)

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Last date for application: 10th February, 2024


Aajeevika Bureau

Aajeevika Bureau(AB) is a pioneer labour support organization, headquartered in Udaipur, working with a vision to secure dignified lives for communities’ dependent on informal labour and migration. Aajeevika works mainly along the western Indian migration corridors and, through a network of facilitation centers, offering services and solutions to migrant workers and their families. These centers are based at the source (in Rajasthan) and destination (in Gujarat and Maharashtra). AB’s programmes focus on empowering informal workers from Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, UP, Bihar, and Jharkhand in the construction, textile and manufacturing sectors. For the last two decades, AB has earned wide acclaim for its innovative solutions and its powerful research and policy contribution. For more information please visit www.aajeevika.org.
AB is looking for a young colleague to join the team in Udaipur with a flair for development research, communication and writing. The role will excite those keen on engaging with and contributing to labouring communities and who wish to make their research and writing stimulate change on the ground. This position is not a desk job; a willingness and ability to travel widely and engage with worker communities and other stakeholders is a critical requirement. Senior team members will collaborate, guide, and handhold the colleague.


Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct participatory action research through engagement in data collection, analysis, and interpretation to generate evidence-based recommendations for policy and advocacy purposes.
  • Writing, documenting and publishing reflective pieces drawing upon AB’s work in rural and urban labour markets.
  • Produce high-quality content, publications, reports, and policy briefs based on research findings.
  • Strengthen internal capacity in Aajeevika for research and documentation through training and on-ground support to field teams.
  • Crafting and implementing action plan for AB’s knowledge dissemination platforms.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Postgraduate from a university of repute in a relevant field.
  • Min. of 2 years’ experience in communication, research or policy advocacy initiatives with a focus on labour, economy or right based subjects.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with good qualitative and quantitative skills to interpret data and results.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills with a record of independent writing in English is highly desirable. While a superior English language competence is an absolute essential, we expect a good grasp of spoken and written Hindi, the main language of our work.

Remuneration

AB is a field-based non-profit organization, and our salary offer will be comparable to comparable organizations and as per the candidate’s experience and qualifications.


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Programme Executive – Community Outreach

Ahmedabad or Surat (India)

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Aajeevika Bureau

Aajeevika Bureau (AB) is a specialized non-profit, public service organization set up to provide solutions, services and security to seasonal migrants who leave their villages to find work in cities, factories and farms. AB works both in the source (Rajasthan) as well as the destinations areas ( Ahmedabad, Surat, Ankaleshwar, Mumbai, Pune) of rural migrants within western India. It is headquartered in Udaipur and it provides a range of services (registration, photo ID, legal aid, financial services, skill training and family support) to migrant workers and their families. AB has received wide acclaim for its innovative ideas and contribution to the welfare of seasonal migrant workers


The housing pathway initiativeis a collaborative initiative between AB and ShelterSquare Foundation (SSF), committed to addressing housing challenges by providing affordable rental housing solutions to migrant workers. It aims to promote equitable and dignified housing for workers, particularly those engaged in the unorganized and informal sectors, by developing appropriate and diverse housing solutions across different geographies in India. Led by experts in the labour and affordable housing sector, we currently seek a dynamic and committed programme executive to lead the outreach of our initiative among migrant workers. For more information please visit www.aajeevika.org


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement robust outreach and marketing strategies to enhance the visibility of our affordable housing projects and attract potential tenants.
  • Develop outreach and marketing approaches that are tailored to the unique needs and perspectives of our target demographic.
  • Utilize both traditional and digital marketing channels to effectively reach our target demographic and increase demand for our affordable housing projects among them.
  • Conduct need and demand assessment among our target group in different geographies and interpret data for effective decision making.
  • Community engagement and developing systems for community feedback at our affordable housing projects to ensure satisfaction among our tenant communities.
  • Oversee the outreach and marketing budget to ensure cost-effective strategies that yield optimal results in terms of tenant acquisition and community engagement.
  • Build and lead a high-performing outreach and marketing team to achieve high occupancy rates and meet rental / subscription targets across multiple housing projects.
  • Collaboration and networking with important stakeholders.

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or a related field. MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in the field of urban housing or in high-growth startups / FMCG / F&B sector.
  • Prior experience working in low-cost real estate development or FMCG companies targeting low-income customers is highly desirable.
  • Proven track record of success in marketing and sales leadership roles, with a focus on high-growth environments, is highly desirable.
  • Prior work experience with urban poor / unorganized workers / migrant worker communities will be an added advantage.
  • Fluency in Hindi and English.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good analytical skills, writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and collaborative start-up environment.

Remuneration

AB is a field-based non-profit organization, and our salary offer will be comparable to comparable organizations and as per the candidate’s experience and qualifications.


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Regional Director (Two Position)

Bangalore, Delhi (India)

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Aajeevika Bureau

Aajeevika Bureau is seeking an experienced and committed senior colleague to join its India Labourline (ILL) team. The India Labourline is a phone based service to provide information, counselling, distress support and emergency response to informal workers throughout India. It is a powerful tool available to all categories of waged and self-employed workers in the large sectors of construction, factories, urban services, farm work, street vending etc. ILL helps thousands of workers resolve their wage disputes and ensures that they do not lose their rightful earnings to fraud and theft.


The India Labourline is managed by Aajeevika Bureau and supported by a large response network of trade unions and civil society organisations working on labour issues across the country.


For more information on Aajeevika Bureau and India Labour Line please visit https://www.aajeevika.org/


The Regional Directors of India Labourline will be part of the AB leadership team to oversee and mentor the operations the India Labourline in South and North India respectively. They will provide the conceptual and operational leadership to the India Labourline as it becomes a national movement across multiple states and cities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Management and administration of the India Labour Line operations including implementation of its expansion plans.
  • Supporting the central operations of the India Labourline – recruitment and retention of helpline teams, finalisation of infrastructure and counselling processes. Quality control and monitoring of data and information coming to the helpline
  • Guiding and mentoring ILL’s field teams held by various CSOs across regions
  • Networking and liaison with labour organisers, CSOs and lawyers in order to assure swift responses to distressed workers calling in from various part of the country.
  • Managing technology platforms in order to ensure smooth and seamless functioning of the helpline across geographies and infra quality.
  • Media interface and representational role with departments and government
  • Donor reporting and management

Who are we looking for:


We are seeking a senior colleague to fill a leadership role to manage and upscale the India Labour Line agenda. An ideal candidate will have at least a post graduate degree with training in law, labour studies, development or management with experience of 10 – 15 years in a relevant organisational environment. The applicants must be interested and passionate about workers’ rights, legal protection and social justice. Individuals with experience of managing and guiding large and multi-locational field teams are likely to fare well in this role.


The role requires a strong people orientation, administrative experience and a proven ability to nurture teams. Strong communication skills including the ability to write, document and publish is essential. Similarly, the role will require managing donor relationships and fulfilling reporting requirements. A good grasp and comfort with data and technology is essential for this role.


The two positions are based in Delhi and Bangalore respectively but considerable travel to network and liaise with state teams will be needed. Professional connections and past / current experience of work in these geographies would be a big plus.


We hope to offer a reasonable salary package well-aligned with salary scales of professionally run NGOs. We provide an environment of flexibility, challenge and innovation for a leader to flourish in this role. We aim to be a gender just, equal opportunity employer with respect to building diversity in our teams. Women and diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.


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Executive (Women Workers’ Empowerment)
Women Candidates Only

Udaipur (India)

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Last date for application: 10th Feb, 2024


Aajeevika Bureau (AB), headquartered in Udaipur, is a non-profit trust registered in 2005 with a vision to secure, dignified lives of communities dependent on labour and migration (www.aajeevika.org). AB operates through a network of facilitation centres and offers services and solutions to seasonal migrant workers and their families. These centres are based at the source (in Rajasthan) and destination (in Gujarat and Maharashtra).


AB’s work aims to empower women in migration affected communities to help them overcome the pressures arising from informal, low waged work. Women’s labour remains invisible and unpaid exposing them to various vulnerabilities. AB promotes and nurtures solidarity groups of rural women called ‘Ujala Samooh’ who then advocate for their rights’ and entitlements from local administration. These groups are organized into apex structures at block and panchayat levels. With over 13000 women in Ujala Samoohs across south Rajasthan, AB’s strategy includes developing a cadre of strong peer leaders and volunteers who extend linkages to basic social protection, access to regular work under NREGA, access to pensions and subsidized ration and support local planning at panchayat level.


The current position involves working closely with women in the community and is reserved for women candidates only. Dalit /Adivasi /OBC / minority candidates are encouraged to apply.


Key Responsibilities

As a central member of the team, the candidate would be responsible for central programme functions such as:

  • Planning and conceptualizing new areas of work integrating a feminist perspective
  • Team support with frequent travel to field locations across Udaipur and neighbouring Dungarpur and Banswara districts.
  • Undertaking research and writing to assimilate knowledge
  • Networking and coordinating with external groups and partners to deepen program impact
  • Review and strengthen the structure of the Ujala Samooh and Federation
  • Designing and implementing tools to map progress and outcomes, in addition to regular data management
  • Manage all reporting requirements and develop proposals as needed.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Post-graduate in a relevant field of study (such as gender studies / social work / development studies) is preferred.
  • 1-2 years of grassroots work experience in non-profit settings. Prior experience of working with community institutions (of women/adolescent girls) will be an advantage.
  • Strong feminist understanding of marginalized girls and women situated within developmental issues of migration and labour.
  • Programme management skills and ability to offer thought leadership to teams.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • The candidate must be fluent in English and Hindi.

RENUMERATION & BENEFITS

Our remuneration matches scales of professional, field based NGOs in Rajasthan. An offer commensurate with the skills and experience of the candidate will be made upon selection.


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Senior Program Manager

Mumbai (India)

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Aajeevika Bureau (AB) is a public service organisation dedicated to providing solutions and security to India’s vulnerable migrant workers and their communities. AB offers legal aid, skilling, counselling, social security, financial services, health care and destination support to migrant workers. Through its workers’ facilitation centres, AB works in several districts of rural Rajasthan and urban destinations of Gujarat and Maharashtra. In western India states, AB works across multiple work streams including informal manufacturing, construction, recycling, transportation and logistics. It covers some of the densest migrant locations such as Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra and Ahmedabad, Surat and Ankaleshwar in Gujarat.


AB has worked and impacted well over half a million migrants and its research and policy work occupies a significant space in the understanding of informal work and labour migration. It has incubated new initiatives and organisations in the space of financial services for migration dependent households, migrant housing and health care.


Please visit www.aajeevika.org for more details on AB’s programmes and team.


AB is now expanding to newer geographies in western India and it intend to drive new action, research, advocacy and policy work. We are seeking a highly committed, skilled and experienced development practitioner with a labour rights perspective to the position of Regional Lead for our multiple teams. The Regional Lead is a key position and the selected candidate will become part of AB’s core management and leadership team. S/he is expected to infuse a spirit of high performance in the teams and help gain new visibility and impact.


ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Programme Strategy and Operations
    • Provide strategic and operational inputs to the field centres and teams
    • Ensure planning, execution and monitoring of initiatives
    • Oversee, nurture and support teams in diverse locations
    • Facilitate and overview all programmatic services and activities
    • Participate in designing research, media and communication plans and ensuring high quality outputs.
  • Advocacy with state, industry and other relevant stakeholders
    • Build strategic partnerships with stakeholders across government bodies, industry, workers’ organisations and CSO community
    • Actively engage with employers, and industry representatives to influence fair labour practices and measures
    • Design and incubate initiatives in partnership with like-minded CSOs, Trade Unions to further migrant workers’ welfare
    • Represent AB in forums and platforms working to further workers’ welfare
  • Administration, Training and HR
    • Oversee general administration and management of all centres in Maharashtra
    • Mentor, guide, supervision, handholding and training of teams for effective implementation of programmes

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Post-graduate degree/M.Phil/PhD in the fields of labour studies/ development economics/development studies/social sciences /management or similar disciplines.
  • Min. 8 years of relevant work experience including in the field of informal work, labour migration, labour rights or inclusive urban development. Work experience with informal workers and migrant communities in urban areas will be a strong asset.
  • Excellent fluency in English, Hindi. Knowledge of Marathi will be a tremendous advantage.
  • Very good writing, presentation and managerial skills.
  • Solid past experience in the field and community engagement
  • Bold, outgoing individual who is familiar with working in Maharashtra especially Mumbai and Pune.

We have a preference for women and diverse candidates – they are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.


RENUMERATION & BENEFITS


We look forward to hearing from a wide range of interested individuals for this position. Salary will be attractive and it will be determined based on qualification, experience and leadership ability. Please note that we are a non-profit and we can offer salaries comparable to similar professionally run, grassroots organizations in Mumbai within our reliable resources.


Kindly consolidate your Resume, Cover letter (1 pager stating clearly why you consider yourself suitable for the position.) and Independent writing sample (which could include reports, studies, articles or blogs. These will be kept confidential.) into a single Word/PDF document. Please upload this document in the “Resume” section of the application form, ensuring that the file size does not exceed 5 MB.

Regional Coordinator (North)

Delhi (India)

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Last Date of Application: March 10th, 2024


Aajeevika Bureau is seeking an experienced and committed colleague to join its India Labourline (ILL)team. The India Labourline is a phone based service to provide information, counselling, distress support and emergency response to informal workers throughout India. It is a powerful tool available to all categories of waged and self-employed workers in the large sectors of construction, factories, urban services, farm work, street vending etc. ILL helps thousands of workers resolve their wage disputes and ensures that they do not lose their rightful earnings to fraud and theft.


The India Labourline is managed by Aajeevika Bureau and supported by a large response network of trade unions and civil society organisations working on labour issues across the country


The Regional Coordinator (North) will be part of the India Labour Line’s leadership team to oversee and mentor the operations of the India Labourline in North India. They will provide the conceptual and operational leadership to the India Labourline as it becomes a national movement across multiple states and cities.


The specific roles associated with the post of Regional Coordinator are as follows:

  • Management and administration of the India Labour Line operations including implementation of its expansion plans.
  • Supporting the central operations of the India Labour Line. Quality control and monitoring of data and information coming to the helpline.
  • Managing and Tracking the MIS data and ensuring quick resolution of cases registered. Tracking and oversight of critical cases for speedy resolution
  • Support the field teams to ensure that the Standard Operating Procedure for case resolution is being followed.
  • Guiding and mentoring ILL’s field teams held by various CSOs across regions
  • Networking and liaison with labour organisers, CSOs and lawyers in order to assure swift responses to distressed workers calling in from various part of the country.
  • Relationship management with CSO partners holding the field teams.

Who are we looking for?


We are seeking a senior colleague to fill a leadership role to manage and upscale the India Labour Line agenda. An ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Post Graduate degree with training in law, labour studies, social work, development, management or related field. People with Graduate degree but significant experience & knowledge in the area of labour & migration will be considered.
  • 5 to 10 years of work experience in the development sector, with preferably at least 2 to 3 years experience on the issue of labour, migration or legal aid.
  • The applicants must be interested and passionate about workers’ rights, legal protection and social justice.
  • Individuals with experience of managing and guiding large and multi-location field teams are likely to fare well in this role.
  • The role requires a strong people orientation, administrative experience and a proven ability to nurture teams.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to write good quality reports is essential. The role will require fulfilling donor reporting requirements.
  • A good grasp and comfort with data and technology is essential for this role.

Location & Travel: The position is based in Delhi but considerable travel to network and liaise with state teams will be needed. Professional connections and past / current experience of work in these geographies would be a big plus.


Salary: 9 to 10.5 lakhs p.a. depending on experience & qualifications.


We aim to be a gender just, equal opportunity employer with respect to building diversity in our teams. Women and diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and to mention this in the Cover Letter.


Kindly consolidate your resume and cover letter into a single Word/PDF document. Please upload this document in the “Resume” section of the application form, ensuring that the file size does not exceed 5 MB.

Regional Lead (Maharashtra)

Mumbai (India)

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Last date for application: 10th April, 2024


Aajeevika Bureau is a public service organisation dedicated to providing solutions and security to India’s vulnerable migrant workers and their communities. AB offers legal aid, skilling, counselling, social security, financial services, health care and destination support to migrant workers. Through its workers’ facilitation centres, AB works in several districts of rural Rajasthan and urban destinations of Gujarat and Maharashtra. In western India states, AB works across multiple work streams including informal manufacturing, construction, recycling, transportation and logistics. It covers some of the densest migrant locations such as Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra and Ahmedabad, Surat and Ankaleshwar in Gujarat.
AB has worked and impacted well over half a million migrants and its research and policy work occupies a significant space in the understanding of informal work and labour migration. It has incubated new initiatives and organisations in the space of financial services for migration dependent households, migrant housing and health care.


Candidate Profile:


We are seeking a highly committed, skilled and experienced development practitioner with experience of work in the space of labour rights, informal work and/or migration to take on the the position of Regional Lead for our multiple teams in Maharastra. The Regional Lead is a key position and the selected candidate will become part of AB’s core management and leadership team. S/he is expected to infuse a spirit of high performance in the teams and help gain new visibility and impact.


Qualifications and skills:

  • Post-graduate degree/M.Phil/PhD in the fields of labour studies/ development economics/development studies/social sciences /management or similar disciplines.
  • Min. 8 years of relevant work experience including in the field of informal work, labour migration, labour rights or inclusive urban development. Work experience with informal workers and migrant communities in urban areas will be a strong asset.
  • Excellent fluency in English, Hindi, knowledge of Marathi will be a tremendous advantage.
  • Very good writing, presentation and managerial skills.
  • Solid past experience in the field and community engagement
  • Bold, outgoing individual who is familiar with working in Maharashtra especially Mumbai and Pune.

We have a preference for women and diverse candidates – they are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.


Roles and Responsibilities:


Programme Strategy and Operations

  • Provide strategic and operational inputs to the field centres and teams
  • Ensure planning, execution and monitoring of initiatives;
  • Oversee, nurture and support teams in diverse locations
  • Facilitate and overview all programmatic services and activities
  • Participate in designing research, media and communication plans and ensuring high quality outputs.

Advocacy with state, industry and other relevant stakeholders

  • Build strategic partnerships with stakeholders across government bodies, industry, workers’ organisations and CSO community;
  • Actively engage with employers, and industry representatives to influence fair labour practices and measures;
  • Design and incubate initiatives in partnership with like-minded CSOs, Trade Unions to further migrant workers’ welfare
  • Represent AB in forums and platforms working to further workers’ welfare

Administration, Training and HR

  • Oversee general administration and management of all centres in Maharashtra
  • Mentor, guide, supervision, handholding and training of teams for effective implementation of programmes

Application Requirements

Kindly consolidate your resume, cover letter, and writing sample/publication into a single Word/PDF document. Please upload this document in the “Resume” section of the application form, ensuring that the file size does not exceed 5 MB.


Remuneration:

We look forward to hearing from a wide range of interested individuals for this position. Salary will be in the range of 10 – 12 lakh p.a. and will be determined based on qualification, experience and leadership ability. Please note that we are a non-profit and we can offer salaries comparable to similar professionally run, grassroots organizations in Mumbai within our reliable resources.


Coordinator - Worker Facilitation Centre (WFC)

Dahej Industrial Area (District Bharuch, Gujarat, India)

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Last Date of Application: March 5th, 2024


Aajeevika Bureau headquartered in Udaipur, is a non-profit organisation with a vision to secure, dignified lives of communities dependent on labour and migration (www.aajeevika.org). Aajeevika Bureau operates through a network of facilitation centres and offers services and solutions to seasonal migrant workers and their families. These centres are based at the ‘rural’ source (in Rajasthan) and ‘urban’ destinations (in Gujarat and Maharashtra).


The Worker Facilitation Centre (WFC) in the industrial area of Dahej in Bharuch is a significant intervention being set up under Social Compact initiative. The function of the centre will be to act as a space for workers to walk-in for information, counselling and access to government schemes and benefits. The WFC seeks to provide targeted services to workers in the realms of financial inclusion, social security, health and legal aid. It specifically seeks to benefit migrant workers who are employed in Dahej industried in informal or hazardous jobs.


We are seeking an experienced colleague to lead the work in Dahej industrial area.


Roles & Responsibilities


The Coordinator (Worker Facilitation Centre) will be responsible for design and implementation of outreach and service delivery to migrant workers in Dahej industrial clusters Specific roles and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Lead outreach regarding various services provided by the WFC among migrant workers employed in the industrial clusters in Dahej and surrounding areas Building rapport with various worker groups through regular visits and follow-ups.
  • Liason extensively with local governments and important stakeholders from the industries to help advance the defined outcomes of the Compact
  • Organize regular meetings and workshops for workers regarding various social security schemes and entitlements, financial literacy, primary and occupational health, legal awareness and other issues related to enhancing the dignity and welfare of workers.
  • Design systems to regularly document and showcase the impact of the initiative.
  • Designing and implementing mass publicity events, campaigns and tools around the functions and services of the Worker Facilitation Centre and ensuring walk-ins, enrolments, linkages and facilitation of benefits.
  • Lead coordination and report writing for funders.

Desired Skills & Experience


  • Graduate/Post-Graduate with and educational background in labour studies/social work/ development studies/social sciences or similar disciplines would be preferable.
  • At least 5 years of work experience. Experience in labour welfare and labour rights is highly preferred.
  • Sound knowledge of Gujarati and Hindi, along with basic knowledge of computers and ability for documentation is essential. Working knowledge of English is required.

The position demands a willingness and interest to work in the community and engage with workers. Work hours and the field movement can be demanding and the candidate will need to be prepared for field work.


The salary offer for this position can range from Rs. 30,000 – Rs. 40,000 per month depending on qualification and relevant experience


We aim to be a gender just, equal opportunity employer with respect to building diversity in our teams. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


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