WORK WITH US

Work With Us

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 POSITION: Project Associate                                                                       TYPE OF VACANCY: Full time

LOCATION: Mumbai/Navi Mumbai                                                                  WEBSITE: www.yuvaurbanindia.org

 ABOUT YUVA

Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA) was founded in 1984 as a voluntary development organisation, with a goal to intervene in issues of social justice. Our mission is to empower the oppressed and the marginalised by facilitating their organisations and institutions towards building equal partnerships in the development process ensuring the fulfilment of their human right to live in security, peace and dignity.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

1. The role involves managing a team to execute projects focussed on housing and basic services in informal settlements.

2. Areas of work include securing housing and land rights, and enabling access to basic services and entitlements.

3. Developing innovative ways of working with communities, conceptualizing campaigns, involvement in networks, advocacy

4. Overall project management

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

1. Experience of managing community and field based projects.

2. Sincere, hardworking, team worker with a commitment to work within human rights frameworks.

3. The candidate should be comfortable working independently and interacting with different stakeholders – communities, collectives, civil society, government officials.

4. Should have experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects within an organization, develop a larger research agenda for the work on housing and basic services.

5. Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Marathi/Hindi are essential.

 

TO APPLY

Apply with your CV, cover letter, writing sample, current and expected salary to hr@yuvaindia.org. Please note that we will be able to communicate only with shortlisted candidates at each stage of the selection process.

 

YUVA is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, caste, religion, race, gender or sexual orientation.


 

 

POSITION: Research Associate                                                                                     TYPE OF VACANCY: Full time

LOCATION: Mumbai/Navi Mumbai                                                                                WEBSITE: www.yuvaurbanindia.org

 

ABOUT YUVA

Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA) was founded in 1984 as a voluntary development organisation, with a goal to intervene in issues of social justice. Our mission is to empower the oppressed and the marginalised by facilitating their organisations and institutions towards building equal partnerships in the development process ensuring the fulfilment of their human right to live in security, peace and dignity.

 

ROLE

The role involves working with the management, teams and consultants from conceptualisation to execution of multiple research studies. Research areas include urbanisation, migration, housing rights, access to basic services in informal settlements, urban planning, informal economies, informal workers and food security. Focus is on knowledge production towards informing capacity building, advocacy and activism. The scope of work includes conceptualizing, executing and writing research reports as well as preparing policy briefs and communication material, drafting proposals and reports. The candidate must think analytically, work independently and deliver high quality research reports.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

A post-graduate with experience of developing qualitative, quantitative and action research projects. The candidate must be able to think creatively to formulate research projects, is at ease with research design, developing tools for data collection, analysis of data and report writing. The candidate should be comfortable with extensive fieldwork, managing large data and can operate software such as SPSS and ATLAS.ti. Excellent documentation skills in English and good knowledge of Hindi is compulsory.

 

TO APPLY

Apply with your CV, cover letter, writing sample, current and expected salary to hr@yuvaindia.org. Please note that we will be able to communicate only with shortlisted candidates at each stage of the selection process.

 

YUVA is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, caste, religion, race, gender or sexual orientation.