Closing date: 26
Interview date: Not
Number of vacancies: 1
Salary: - Please refer to the
Location: New Delhi, India
Appointment Terms: Three years, with
an option to extend subject to agreed business need.
Staff Appointed in Country
The Results and Programme Effectiveness
Officer will sit in DFID India’s Strategy Results and Communications
team and report to the Strategy and Results Manager. S/he will also
work closely with the Results Adviser and the Ministerial and
Programme Effectiveness Manager.
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Despite India’s rapid economic growth,
there are still substantial development challenges in the poorer
parts of India. DFID India is responsible for a programme of
development cooperation with Indian partners worth £280 million per
year. Focused mainly on the states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa,
and West Bengal, the programme includes work in health, education,
governance, infrastructure, rural livelihoods, and urban development.
In all these areas, we focus particularly on women and girls. A new
programme of work to support private sector development to deliver
jobs, products, infrastructure and basic services is being designed.
There is an innovative cross-departmental unit on climate change
DFID India works in partnership with government, international
organisations, civil society and private sector. The 90 staff based
in our New Delhi office (co-location with the British High Commission
is planned for 2012) work with the Government of India on nationwide
programmes, and with governments in a number of states with
particular poverty needs. The State Offices provide support and local
The Strategy, Results and Communications team (SRC) sits at the
centre of DFID India and has several key functions:
- It supports DFID India's strategic
planning process and the coherent delivery of DFID India's
programme and policy priorities.
- It provides high quality support to
DFID-I’s Head of Office, high level visits, the Strategy Committee
and Tuesday afternoon meetings (TAM).
- SRC drives DFID India’s adherence
to, and delivery of DFID’s results agenda – ensuring that DFID’s
programmes are having real impact.
- It leads on DFID India’s
communications to maintain support for aid to India, and helps DFID
India to manage its stakeholders in the UK and India.
- SRC leads on ensuring DFID India
meets its corporate reporting requirements and compliance with
corporate agendas including producing high quality, timely briefs,
Parliamentary Questions and letters.
The post holder will support the SRC
team to deliver on our results and corporate returns agenda, while
also contributing to our stakeholder management processes through the
production of high quality briefing and correspondence for various