Job Details

Project Manager position at Haqdarshak

About The Job

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Primarily, the position requires leading the Model and being accountable for the overall implementation and meeting targets for the Project/s with a vision and leadership to take the movement beyond set boundaries with extensive travelling across the State/s. 

• Be responsible for on ground implementation of the project across the State of Chhattisgarh 

for delivery of benefits under various schemes to target beneficiary with the help of technology. 

• Build, manage, lead, and closely monitor  & review the operations work of the operations coordinators and the community mobilizers on ground  

• Strategize and lead the plan of implementation on ground to drive effective delivery and increase the network of community mobilizers across the State for meeting the State Operations and project milestones 

• Community mobilization and the ability to identify the ‘right’ (suited to citizen-interest need and profile information) schemes with support from research teams. 

• Liasoning with government officials (district department & local authorities incl Gram Panchayats) and understanding of the structural hierarchical order thereof 

• Establishing and building connect with partner organizations, fulfilling the project needs, and expected targets, meeting reporting compliance, quality documentation and effective presentation.   

• Coordinate with the technology team and research team for effective on-ground implementation 

• Routinely communicate with stakeholders to identify key issues and establish innovative tools and mechanisms and approaches to provide public scheme information to the wider range of target audience 

• Study various initiatives taken by government, NGOs, corporate, private institutions in this space &  keeping abreast of the policy entitlements and benefits with respect to ground need  

• Foster partnerships with government and non-government institutions aligned to the Organizational cause to facilitate on ground implementation process 


Training prior to engagement on position may be considered basis prior experience. 


Qualifications and Skills 

• Post graduation in any discipline preferably Masters in Rural Management/Rural Development/Social Sciences 

• Minimum five years of experience of working with various departments of Government (District level/Block level/ state level) on various schemes (focusing on livelihood-based schemes) 

• Effective liasoning skills and good understanding of government procedures, government flagship programs/schemes 

• Presentation skills to communicate to stakeholders and project partners. 

• Excellent Communication and language proficiency In English and Hindi( Read, Write, Speak) 

• Readiness for extensive travelling within the State and outside. {Ownership of a two-wheeler as well} 


Job Location: Chhattisgarh ( Raipur), Bihar (Patna), Jharkhand (Dhanbad,Ranchi) 

About The Company

HESPL (Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Private Ltd.)  is a social enterprise working to make welfare schemes more accessible to citizens by creating a multi-state, multi-lingual, mobile technology platform that helps citizens discover, apply for, and benefit from, government and private schemes that they qualify for. They can use the platform through a local trained facilitator, the ‘Haqdarshak’, or themselves, on payment of a small service fee, which makes it financially sustainable. The promoters have immense experience in entrepreneurship and grassroots work in this area. 

We have received a number of accolades in the past including being selected as one of the top 10 finalist of the Innovate for Digital India Challenge run by CIIE on behalf of and Intel, top 5 in the Harvard-IIT Delhi Social Challenge, 2016, top 10 in the Sankalp Global Innovation forum, 2016, and winner of the NASSCOM social innovation forum NSIF 2016 and the Antah:Prerna Challenge TIE, 2016. We were also selected as top 6 enterprise in Asia and top 2 in India in the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge 2016 in Asia organised by NUS Enterprise and DBS foundation. We were also one of the winners of the Facebook Code for Next Billion challenge. 

Our major non-government partners include TATA Trusts, Save the Children, PRADAN, Swades Foundation, Crisil Foundation, DHFL Foundation, Ambuja Cements Foundation, ITC, Godrej Properties, and J-PAL among others. We also work with governments including the Rajasthan government, PTSLP (Tamil Nadu government), Haryana government. One of the critical parts of our mission is to ensure that our Haqdarshaks are getting the best experience from our platform. Your technical & intellectual support is vital to the growth of network of Haqdarshaks across India.  

Please visit our website to learn more about the organization. 

This recruitment for Chhattisgarh is for the implementation of the project in the given districts specific to Talukas; Villages given under ‘Location’ below. The role includes training, handholding and supporting women from self-help groups on the Haqdarshak app and help them generate an additional income. It also includes thoroughly understanding scheme application processes, government department hierarchy and community mobilisation. The project has important target milestones and hence the selected resources for this Project, shall be required to work within set targets. It will be implemented across the state.  


Patna, Ranchi

Last date to apply

15th Apr, 2019

Start investing in promising enterprises

Have you checked our FAQs?     FAQ

If you still have a query please Contact us

go top