EduCare India is a rural development Indian NGO that started in 1994 and that focuses on womens' empowerment and sustainable development.
We are currently looking for strongly motivated, hardworking and dynamic people, with strong interests and/or knowledge and experience in business management and microfinance to be the Project Manager of our REstore (a local women run store that sells local handicrafts and eco-friendly products) and Microfinance projects in one of our centres located in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan.
Our REstore/Microfinance Projects include:
REstore management regarding production, inventory, human/financial and information resources, and logistics on ground as well as on our online platform.
Monitoring and evaluation of current microfinance projects such as handmade soap, mushrooms farming, chicken coop, handicraft.
Development and implementation of trainings/workshops to local women related to business management and financial literacy.
Promotion of eco-friendly and alternative living to the community through the REstore
Implementation, monitoring and evaluation of new microfinance projects
Research on rural economy
What we offer :
Accomodation, work transportation and local SIM phone card are provided by the organization
Two 8-12 week experiential learning course related to your project or interest area
One week of holidays after every two months of work
International, challenging and exciting work environment
Autonomy to develop your own ideas
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required :
Experience and/or strong interests in business, marketing, microfinance, supply chain, sustainable development, and project management.
Previous experiences in the development sector are advantages, but not a requirement.
Strong interest and will in working at a grassroot level : engaging and working directly with community members.
Good communication skills
Budgeting and finance knowledge is desirable
Ability to plan workload and manage time effectively
Ability to plan and manage projects simultaneously
Flexibility in working hours
Capacity to manage a project with little resources