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Consultant – Content Development

Position: Consultant – Content Development (Assignment based)

Reporting Line: This post reports to SPM, TA RDD

 Project-TA to RDD

 Location: Patna

 Duration: 40 days


About Project Concern International/India (PCI):


PCI, a Global Communities Partner has been working in India since 1998 with the Mission to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, overcome hardship and advance women and girls.PCI, a Global Communities Partner, envisions a world in which the most vulnerable people will havethe power to lift themselves out of poverty and to create vital, healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the future.

PCI works with the government as well as social actors to create an enabling environment to improveand activate the social position of marginalized populations, especially women and girls, as well as strengthen convergent actions on the ground. Knowledge and evidence-based decision making, and data-driven management have been a trademark of our programs in India. For over two decades, PCIhas maintained a diverse portfolio in India, with a presence in more than one-fifth of all districts in thecountry, reaching over 10 million people in 2019 alone. PCI’s health, gender, and community development programming focuses on low-income, vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations, especially adolescent girls, women of reproductive ages and children. By integrating its community mobilization and empowerment approaches into the government strategies and systems, PCI is helpingto ensure that millions of vulnerable women, children, families, and communities throughout India have the ability to advocate for, access and utilize quality health, nutrition, and empowerment servicesand information for generations to come.

 Please visit our website to learn more about our work in India.

Position Brief:

PCI seeks to engage a suitable consultant to undertake the development of a comprehensive training module, reference materials, and a facilitator’s guide on MGNREGA. The work is to be done in close consultation with BRDS and JEEVIKA, which will be facilitated by PCI.

PCI is also considering developing a resource package for MGNREGA Mates that should include a reference book related to Mate specific work with illustration and situation-response based cases, an information guide for measurements, and few table tope exercises for bringing clarity in earth work related measurements. The facilitator’s guide is intended as a resource for trainers intended to impart trainings and refresher to MGNREGA Mates.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

Scope of work and expected outputs / deliverables:

Undertake desk research and review the documents and available training modules on MGNREGA Mates.

Carry out a stakeholder analysis based on secondary information available to clearly bring out roles and responsibilities of key people, players, and institutions (Panchayati Raj Institutions) in respect of work and role of MGNREGA Mates. The consultant is expected to prepare a stakeholder matrix based on secondary research.

Prepare a comprehensive training module, a facilitator guide, and a reference document for training of MGNREGA Mates.


Based on above the final deliverable will be:

A stakeholders’ analysis matrix. (In English and Hindi)

A Comprehensive training module with a 3-days curriculum. (In Hindi)

A Facilitator’s guide for trainers. (In Hindi)

A reference document for Mates with an information guide on MGNREGA earth-work measurement, and few tabletop exercises on work-site measurement. (In Hindi)

Two formats: A.  For post-training evaluation B. A format for seeking feedback from Mates on training program and reference document in the long run. (In Hindi and English language)

Assignment Timeframe:

This assignment is for a consultant based in Bihar understand MGNREGA, programme convergence, and National Rural Livelihood mission (NRLM). The assignment duration is for a period of 8 weeks (5 days a week) and expected to be over by May 31st, 2023.

 Requirements for qualification and experience:

A post-graduate or equivalent qualification/ MBA, Rural management, Development Study, Humanities or any other relevant discipline. ·

At least 5-7 years of prior work experience in the field of development sector and training. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in developing training modules/curriculum, training materials etc.

Excellent writing and editing skills in Hindi and English.

Candidates with prior experience working in the development sector in Bihar would be preferred.


PCI seeks to identify a suitable consultant or agency who fulfils the above stated criteria and have demonstrated ability to work in rural development sector and gender-based work to bring a wider perspective in developing the above stated collaterals.

Time Schedule:

The assignment duration is of 40 days and shall be expected to be completed within a maximum of Eight weeks from date of commencement. The consultant or agency will provide a detailed time schedule of 40 days / 8 weeks for the task and delivery of the outputs.

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