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Relevant Experience & Qualification:

  • Master in Social Sciences/Political Sciences/Public Administration/International Relations.
  • At least 7-10 year experience in a strategic/ senior level position in a non-profit organization

Area of Specialization: 

  • Project Cycle Management, Research, Advocacy & Lobbying and Right Based Development

Technical Skills: 

  • Knowledge of Right Based Development,
  • Budget and resource management
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a regional team
  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles of social justice
  • Awareness and sensitivity to the diversity of regional culture and diverse community groups
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English; proposal and report writing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, priorities and meet deadlines
  • Influencing others – Expected to demonstrate and inspire high levels of confidence in your professional judgment.
  • Critical information gathering – ability to find, absorb, analyze and priorities complex information from many different sources
  • Creativity – constantly thinking of new ways to ensure influence of key social issues
  • Supporting others – Working with Programme Officers in the team to develop strategies related to programme issues
  • Demonstrating strong client facing aptitude and excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Team building, leadership, Dealing with Changes and domain knowledge

Job Description:

Regional Coordinator will lead the SPO Hyderabad office with overall responsibility of regional programme implementation and strategic leadership.

  • To contribute in development of programme/ campaign concepts, strategies, approaches operational plans and budgets, adhering to SPO policies and procedures.
  • To contribute towards overall management and quality of the regional programme
  • Lobbying on policy issues across range of thematic areas within SPO’s framework of action.
  • To support NC and senior SPO Management in representation of issues at national, regional, international level and other NGO networks.
  • To facilitate coalition building through engagement with legislatures, policy makers and civil society for policy advocacy and lobbying and facilitating the integration of programme work with policies and advocacy strategies 
  • Ensuring programme quality by developing systems for sharing learning from the programmes through reviews, process documentation and impact assessment as per programme strategy.
  • Developing policy briefs on priority issues, including outlining social economic and political contexts, poverty and development issues for NC staff, other regional teams, donors and other interested parties.
  • Managing allies/partnership and funds, conducting research on identified issues, managing partners/allies and providing programmatic input to team.
  • Facilitating the integration of programme work with policy and advocacy strategies
  • Take initiatives to highlight programme visibility at national, provincial and district level, also expanding scale and scope of the programme.
  • Take initiatives to ensure gender mainstreaming in various programme interventions.
  • Ensure lessons learned are documented and communicated to NC 

Management Responsibilities:

  • To ensure effective people management for smooth functioning of the team with performance objectives settings,
  • Conducting consultation/assessment of partners related to advocacy key areas
  • Supporting team members and partners/allies in smooth implementation of projects.
  • Facilitate the strategic planning exercise with partners and team members for more clear vision and future directions regarding regional programme and in managing the programme budget in line with SPO and donor’s policies and procedures.
  • Ensure quality reporting from team members and the same way meeting the deadlines for reporting to donors, in especially their local offices
  • Coordinate closely with other programme teams at regional and NC level for building synergies and affective programme delivery.
  • In consultation with line manage, coordinate programme work with external agencies (need basis)

Other:

  • Adhere to SPO policies and promote participatory culture and demonstrate SPO’s values
  • Any other duties as required or assigned by the organization

Please note:

Candidate who tries to influence the recruitment process will be automatically disqualified. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.





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