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Kaapro Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a consulting firm engaged in consulting assignments across diverse sectors in India, has been engaged with Odisha Livelihoods Mission (OLM) to provide consulting services for Conducting Recruitment of Staff in Odisha Livelihoods Mission. In this regard, Kaapro invites applications from qualified candidates for the position of Project Manager (IT) on contractual basis.


The Odisha Livelihoods Mission (OLM) was launched in 2011 under the aegis of the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) – Aajeevika. The Mission’s objective is to reduce rural poverty in Odisha by creating and strengthening community based institutions, which can function as pathways to sustainable livelihoods.The Mission is currently being implemented intensively in 107 blocks and the remaining 207 blocks will be brought under the Mission fold by 2018-19, through a phased approach. The Mission seeks to alleviate rural poverty by creating and nurturing of the poor which will in turn mediate the livelihoods of the rural poor. The four core components of the Mission are: (i) inclusive social mobilization and community institution building; (ii) financial inclusion; (iii) promotion of sustainable livelihoods and employment opportunities of the poor; and (iv) enabling the poor to access entitlements, public services through line departments and PRIs.


The Mission builds on the learning from the World Bank supported TRIPTI project which had adopted strategies and components similar to NRLM. The Mission is implemented through a three-tier structure viz., State Mission Management Unit (SMMU), District Mission Management Unit (DMMU) and Block Mission Management Unit (BMMU). The qualified & professional manpower is required to achieve the mission’s objectives.

Job Description:
Incumbent of this role shall be responsible for:

  • Responsible to the Dy. CEO and work closely with other members in SMMU

  • Planning and overseeing the preparation and dissemination of project communications. Communicating with top-level information systems (IS) administrator, project sponsors, functional area managers and/or consultant regarding status of specific projects.

  • Producing project reports for the project team manager, sponsor, and IS administrator

  • Serving as administrator of SMMU's IT infrastructure (both hardware and software elements) and ensure its smooth functioning; will include management of servers, IVRS connections (if need be), software programs, hardware and software tools etc.

  • Providing technical support to the SMMU team in solving hardware and software related problems, as and when required

  • Coordinating with third party vendors for routine maintenance and management of the SMMU's IT infrastructure.

  • Imparting technical training to SMMU users, as and when advised

  • Coordinate upgrading, renewal of subscriptions and services (including Anti-virus, domain name, etc.) essential for maintenance and smooth running of SMMU.

  • Maintaining logs of change management, upgrades, etc.

  • Any other task as assigned by the CEO.

Remuneration: INR 40,000/- p.m. to INR 50,000/- p.m. (based on the suitability of the candidate)

Assignment Location:  Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Qualification: MCA/BE/BTech.(computer science / electronics & telecommunication / Information Technology) / MBA (IT)

Age: 25-35 Years as on application closing date

Experience & Knowledge:

Applicant for this job must have:  

  • Minimum 6 years progressive experience with last two years in leadership roles in the development sector.

  • Strong knowledge of the information technology applications, processes, software and equipment, Networks/ IT Networks/ Virtual Platform and database management.

  • Good understanding on application of Information Technology across the function.

  • Understanding on ERP solutions will be an added advantage.

  • Experience in externally aided/ government funded development projects in the country is preferable.

  • Must have sufficient experience in implementing and maintaining IT enabled resource platforms and/or knowledge networks

  • Strong analytical skills and has an experience of managing a multi disciplinary team of professionals.

  • Strong presentation and articulation skills (both verbal and written) and project management skills and methodology.

Last date for Response: 03 July 2017

Selection Process:

Selection process will consist of the following successive stages:

  • Resume Screening -> Objective Test -> Subjective Test ->Group Discussion-> Panel Interview

    • Resume Screening - for eligibility check

    • Objective Written Test - For assessing Language proficiency, Aptitude, Analytical Skills, General Knowledge, Subject knowledge etc. Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified for the test.

    • Subjective Written Test - Open ended questions for subject matter knowledge and skills. Only shortlisted candidates who qualify and hold merit position in Objective Written Test, as per OLM Guidelines, shall be notified for the subjective type written test.

    • Group Discussion - Topic based discussion to assess the understanding of the subject matter, and to assess competencies & attitude like ability to think, communicate and influence others, problem solving etc. relevant for the role. Only shortlisted candidates who qualify and hold merit position in previous assessments, as per OLM Guidelines, shall be notified for the Group Discussion.

    • Selection Panel Interview - to check suitability, level of experience and expertise and personality fit for the role. Only select candidates who qualify and hold the merit on above assessments shall be notified for the interview.

  • Applicants should be ready to travel to the designated test location / venue at short notice and at their own cost for all levels of assessments

  • Selection process can be modified based on the role requirements and guidelines / directions of OLM

IMPORTANT NOTE: - Incomplete application shall be outrightly rejected; The content provided in the online application shall be considered to be true and shall be basis of the screen of applicant’s qualifying criteria. Any discrepancy in future between online application submission and reality shall make the application null and void at any stage of employment process. All documentary evidence shall be required to be produced at appropriate time. Absence of documentary evidence in support of the applicant’s submission shall make the applicant ineligible for the role.  

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