Registered in 2003, Zubaan is a charitable trust based in Delhi. It follows in the footsteps of its parent NGO, Kali for Women, and has been an active participant, chronicler and publisher of the women’s movement since 1984. It works to increase the body of knowledge on women with a special focus on South Asia and India.
About the Recruitment
- Position: Project Coordinator — Our Stories Our Words (OSOW)
- Location: Anywhere in India, with travel required to Delhi/project locations
- Date of joining: 02 January 2024
- Duration: Full-time, 1-year contract (renewable annually)
- APPLICATION DEADLINE: 20 November 2023
Purpose of the Role:
To Build on Zubaan’s existing framework to document the history of women’s, feminist, and gender movements, with attention to historically marginalized and oppressed groups. The coordinator position will be responsible for working with the Zubaan team and external resource networks in cohesively developing and implementing a research and documentation project, focusing on visual and graphic materials, while synergizing with Zubaan’s overall work on gender, violence, labour, and movement-building.
Role & Responsibilities:
- Strategizing and building a roadmap for project activities, in collaboration with the team, to develop and sustain our focus on gender, labour, and movement-building
- Implementing project activities, including coordinating with external stakeholders (resource persons, teams, collectives, researchers, and artists), managing multiple timelines of ongoing activities, etc. under the supervision of the Programme Head.
- Liaising with project partners and funders to fulfill project requirements, drafting contracts for resource persons, partners, researchers, etc., following up on project deliverables, planning for dissemination strategies with the team, and ensuring the smooth functioning of the project and adhering to deadlines/timelines.
- Reviewing project proposals, collaboration and expansion possibilities, and budgets along with the Programme Head.
- Writing and submitting financial and narrative project reports, with support from the team and supervision of the Programme Head.
- Working with the finance team to prepare project accounts, according to funder guidelines.
- Organizing and attending planning and review meetings, project-based meetings and travel, review meetings and workshops (based on project locations), which include local and national travel.
- Participating in team meetings and collaborative tasks, providing updates and feedback according to internal processes, etc.
Procedure: Please note that this call for applications reserves staff positions for women, trans,non-binary people, and other gender minorities from Dalit, Bahujan, Adivasi, tribal and otherindigenous groups. Applications from persons outside of these communities will not beconsidered.
Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in any stream
- 4+ years of experience in a project management (associate level) position
- Demonstrated engagement with women’s and other feminist groups and work related to gender, partnership-building, community partnerships, movement-building
- Experience with budget management and financial reporting
- Experience working directly in, or commissioning nonfiction art-based research outputs
- Familiarity with visual and graphic representative work as research output
- Expertise in project coordination and managing timelines with external partners
- Ability to liaise with different stakeholders, including funders, project partners, etc, including undertaking travel
- Excellent written and spoken English; good spoken Hindi/other Indian language
Compensation & Other benefits:
- ₹60,000 per month (TDS applicable)
- Administrative allowance on confirmation
- Free lunch at the office in Delhi
- Medical insurance
- Moderately flexible work hours
For any queries, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Queries for Project Coordinator — OSOW” in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further.
Zubaan has often brought forward the voices of marginalized communities through its publishing work, focusing on women, queer and trans experiences and in the recent past, has also shifted its focus to research and action work. With prior work chronicling the women’s movement through Poster Women, Zubaan is also currently engaged in working on multiple projects focusing on cultural and knowledge production, partnering and collaborating with women’s unions, collectives, grassroots activists, etc. across the region. Details of ongoing projects are available here.
Zubaan is an equal opportunity employer and is attentive to issues of social exclusion of groups and individuals. It is our constant endeavour to address this in both the content we produce and our hiring policies.