General Manager – Project Management and Coordination

General Manager - Project Management and Coordination - 0009 Individual Consultant (46462-003)
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

• Assist Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA)/ World Skill Centre (WSC) and Government of Odisha in overall project planning, management, implementation of skill trainings with OSDA/WSC under OSDP (Odisha Skill Development Project).
• Develop industry engagement strategies to establish industry-cooperated training programs (i.e., short term training and customized training) in WSC and ITIs, which respond the skills needs in major industries in Odisha.
• Updating the data on Training and placement of the trained candidates and successful employment later on.
• Assist and coordinating in facilitating mobilization efforts in leveraging existing eco-system related to various training programs within Odisha State and by engaging industry partners for placement of the trained candidates.
• Support by establishing market/institute linkages and creating awareness and enthusiasm in the Odisha
state to ensure encouraged participation. Work towards the marketing campaigns of the project with relevant educational / other institutions and industry players, showcase the results and best practices, document the outcomes, and share with all stakeholders’ etc.
• Assist in providing all relevant data for the project execution (data from existing MIS related to
mobilized candidates, trained, and placed youth, details of salary points, geographies of operation etc.)
• Assist in finalizing and mobilization of suitable candidates by conducting community awareness events,
such as Activity based Workshops, Corporate Talks, and Success Stories etc to encourage increased participation; especially from women.
• Assist in establishing coordination with government institutions/departments as per the requirement.
• Assist in issuing guidance on the assessment, certification, evaluation procedures, reporting formats
and any other suitable monitoring tools.

Project Description
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $75 million loan for the
implementation of the Odisha Skill Development Project (OSDP). The project aims to improve the skills
development ecosystem in Odisha and establish an advanced skills training center, the World Skill Center
(WSC), in the state capital Bhubaneswar. The proposed project will help the Government of Odisha
transform its skills development system by establishing WSC and integrating government ITIs,
polytechnics as well as engineering colleges under a hub-and-spoke model. The proposed model aims to
expand the state’s training capacity, uplift the quality of skills training, and strengthen the market
relevance of training programs, which would enhance the skills and employability of young workforce for
the high-demand priority sectors. It will further strengthen the overall branding of “Skilled in Odisha”
Screening Criteria 1
"Engineering Graduate from reputed institute .Preference will be given to candidate having a Master’s degree in management."
Screening Criteria 2
"Minimum 10 years experience of Project management and coordination of large skill-sector projects. Experience of short-term skill training programs shall be preferred."
Screening Criteria 3
"The candidate should be well conversant with Computer and good communication and report preparation skills are required for this assignment"
Screening Criteria 4
Experience of externally aided projects will be added advantage
Screening Criteria 5
"Experience of working in Odisha and similar States will be preferred."

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