Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
About Population Foundation of India (PFI)
The Population Foundation of India (PFI) is a national non-government organization at the forefront of policy advocacy and research on population, health and development issues in the country. Today, PFI leads advocacy efforts and works as a think-tank dedicated to promoting and advocating effective formulation and implementation of gender sensitive population, health and development policies, strategies, and programs in the country.
Besides implementing projects, PFI has played a significant role in giving grants to Indian non-government organizations. Since its inception, PFI has funded more than 375 projects across the country and continues to make grants focusing on its priority areas. The projects aim to reach the most marginalized, vulnerable and underserved communities, with poor demographic and socio-economic indicators when compared to the rest of the country. Over the years, PFI has played a catalytic role to create an enabling environment for policy advocacy on issues relating to gender equality, women empowerment and other social determinants. PFI is committed to serving the economically weak and marginalized sections of society in the high priority districts (HPDs) with poor socio-health-demographic indicators.
The Programme Officer will be responsible for supporting the advocacy efforts for “Realizing Commitment to Family Planning (RCFP)” programme. S/He will be responsible for advocacy with media and key influencers for increased basket of choice and increased budget allocations, managing partnership with media partner, develop content and support research activities. S/He will also be responsible for supporting the overall PR activities of PFI
Advocacy with media for increased basket of choices
Lead the media analysis of the RCFP programme
Advocacy initiative engagements
Content creation and research activities
Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills
How to Apply
Please send your updated CV with a covering letter describing your suitability for the position to email@example.com latest by May 10, 2017. Please mention the position “Programme Officer” in the subject line of your e-mail. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.