Sangath, a not-for-profit organisation is inviting applications from Post-graduates in public health, mental health, social work for the Project Coordinator.

About the Organisation:

Sangath is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation committed to improving health across the life span by empowering existing community resources to provide appropriate physical, psychological and social therapies. Its primary focus areas include child development, adolescent health, adult health and chronic diseases. 

About the Project:

The project aims to supporting peer facilitators (young people living in the communities they serve) to provide effective treatments that could benefit a large number of adolescents with depression and anxiety. We will co-adapt and test the feasibility and acceptability of a psychological treatment for adolescents with depression and anxiety delivered by peers in rural eastern India and Goa. To achieve the goals of the study we will take a mixed methods approach and this will include eliciting explanatory models of depression and anxiety in the target group, identifying and adapting an evidence based psychological treatment to meet contextual requirements, identifying and validating an appropriate tool for screening, developing referral pathways, and testing the acceptability and feasibility of our package of care made up of screening, intervention, and referral. 

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About the Job Position:

  • Positions: 1 (Full Time) 
  • Job Title: Project coordinator 
  • Project: Adolescent Health Project 
  • Duration: One year (can be extended based on performance and funding) 
  • Location: Goa 

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Principal Investigator in creating various project plans/workstreams and management against those plans from end to end. 
  • Contribute to team and organizational-level management activities such as staffing reporting, internal taskforces. 
  • Design the qualitative and quantitative research tools and protocols for project related research activities. 
  • Collect and analyze project related qualitative and quantitative data and prepare academic and research outputs. 
  • Conduct trainings and supervision activities for research team members. 
  • Organize meetings with project team members and collaborators. 
  • Serve a critical role as liaison, facilitate meetings between project stakeholders and leadership, and complete and maintain professional documentation for projects and deliverables, and develop SOPs as needed. 
  • Contribute to other ongoing research at the Addictions Research Group. 
  • Work on writing manuscripts and academic outputs to disseminate project findings. 
  • Participate in Sangath activities. 
  • Report to the Principal Investigator. 

Essential requirements: 

  • Post-graduate degree in public health, mental health, social work or closely related field. 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in conducting public health related research. 
  • Experience of managing a team of researchers. 
  • Ability to work well independently, and collaboratively within a research team. 
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, as well as verbal and written skills in English. 


  • As per Sangath salary scales 

How to apply:

  • Send your application to [email protected] with the following documents no later than 20th March 2022, 6:00 pm IST. Note: Send your email with the following subject line – Project Coordinator 
  • Documents: 
  1. Curriculum Vitae 
  2. 1 Scientific writing Sample (published or unpublished) 
  3. Cover letter with the following information- your suitability for the role, salary expectations, and willingness to relocate to Goa. 

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