Join UNDP, a leader in human development since 1951, as we work towards sustainable development in India. Our diverse programs align with national priorities, emphasizing diversity, equity, and inclusion. We invite applications for the role of Project Assistant (District Operations) to support our inclusive growth initiatives in Jharkhand.

About UNDP India:

UNDP India has a rich history of collaborating with the Government and development partners to eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities, and achieve sustainable development. Our current Country Programme focuses on strong institutions, economic opportunities, and climate-smart solutions for vulnerable communities.

About the Project:

The Project, “PROGRESS,” aims to promote inclusive growth by enhancing access to local livelihood opportunities, supporting education-to-work transition, and implementing social protection schemes. As part of this initiative, we are hiring a Project Assistant to work on the effective implementation of skilling and employability schemes in Jharkhand.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate training activities with stakeholders and implement skilling schemes.
  • Conduct on-field visits to assess training quality by vocational training providers.
  • Provide technical support to Jharkhand Skill Development Mission Society (JSDMS).
  • Capacity building of district skill experts and staff on monitoring training quality.
  • Review progress on skill-related schemes and prepare documentation for meetings.


  • Education: High School or Bachelor’s in social work, management, development, etc.
  • Experience: 4 years of operational support post high school or 1 year post-Bachelor’s.
  • Skills: In-depth knowledge of skilling policies, project management, and good communication skills.


  • Starting at INR 5,50,788 annually / INR 45,899 monthly, excluding pension.

How to Apply: