Apply Now: Project Coordinator- Family Based Alternative Care Programme, Assisted by UNICEF

The Department of Women and Child Development (DWCD), Government of Kerala, invites applications for the position of Project Coordinator for the “Strengthening Family Reintegration
and Preventing Re-institutionalization of Children – a Project Assisted by UNICEF in Three Districts of Kerala through effective social protection linkages

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project planning and implementation across three districts (Kannur, Thrissur, and Kottayam)
  • Stakeholder coordination and convergence
  • Resource development and management
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and reporting
  • Support de- institutionalization and family-based alternative care interventions

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Postgraduate degree in Social Work, Child Development, or a related field from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in project management, preferably in child protection, family welfare, or social protection (including post-qualification internships)
  • Strong coordination and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficiency in computer applications and data management tools
  • Familiarity with relevant laws, policies, and social protection schemes in Kerala

Duration: Initial contract for 6 months, with possibility of extension based on performance and project requirements

Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, with frequent travel to Kannur, Thrissur, and Kottayam districts

How to Apply

email the covering letter and resume to

  • Last Date for Application: 5th July 2024
  • DWCD is an equal opportunity employer. Women and candidates from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply

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