Recruitment of Investigator

ORG- Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
Closing Date- 22nd November, 2019

About
Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF), instituted in November 2006, works towards ending stigma against leprosy by ensuring equal social and economic opportunities to leprosy-affected persons and their families residing in the self-settled leprosy colonies across the country. Our scope of work encompasses helping leprosy affected people and their children to gain access to education, training them in feasible livelihood streams and drawing them away from the demeaning and soul destroying activity of begging for alms. S-ILF also works towards raising awareness among different groups of people against social and economic discrimination of leprosy affected people. Through our work in this way we have impacted more than 6000 leprosy-affected families across 18 states of India.More details about the organization can be viewed at www.silf.in

We are looking for 5 Investigators (2 for North and one each for North East, South and West & Central India zones) to work on the baseline survey of “Identification and Validation of Number of Leprosy Colonies in India”. This is a pan-India survey to be conducted in the leprosy colonies of four zones, viz-, North, North East, South and West & central zone. It is a field based position located in their respective zones for the purpose of data generation & recording, networking and liaisioning. Investigatorswill be based in the locations viz. New Delhi, Chandigarh, Baroda (Gujarat), Kanchipuram (Tamilnadu), Guwahati (Assam) will have to cover the states as assigned by their supervisor. While being based in the field the Investigator will communicate and coordinate on a regular basis with Research Coordinator, based in New Delhi for giving updates and progress of project deliverables.

Eligibility
1-A graduate from a recognized university with an understanding of issues of marginalization, empowerment and rights.
2-Prior experience in social development sector would be preferred.
3-Strong analytical and documentation skills for communication and information management.
4-Good written and oral communication skills in English, Hindi. Ability to communicate in the local language would be an added qualification.
5-Strong computer skills in the use of MS Office.
6-Good speed and accuracy in data entry.
7-Ability to creatively communicate development issues and build networks and relationships.
8-Ability to work in a diversified team as well as independently.
9-Ability and willingness to travel.

How to apply
S-ILF offers dynamic and enabling work environment and provides competitive compensation based on experience and background. Interested candidates should submit their application with their latest CV to alka@silf.in 

P.S. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and called for interviews. Residents/locals of the place shall be preferred.

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