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The Practice Team is responsible for providing cutting-edge and integrated solutions to India’s urban development challenges by bringing together faculty and experts across diverse domains of knowledge and practice; exposing learners to real-life problems and integrating the practice into academics and research.
This is a project based position, in the Practice Team at IIHS based out of Trichy. The person will provide support to the Governance and Engineering and work closely with the team to deliver the following outputs:

  • Legal and Regulatory Review, and Recommendations to improve urban sanitation at the city level
  • Revisions to the City Operative Strategy and Guidelines for Septage Management
  • Support ULB and anchor the preparation of City Sanitation Plans and programs, and Detailed Project Reports for sanitation solutions
  • Identification, assessment and design of urban sanitation solutions and innovations
  • Adaptation and testing of toolkits for planning, and benchmarking performance of sanitation systems
  • Carry out pre-feasibility of pilot demonstration projects and assist in implementation of demonstration projects

In addition, he and she will be expected to contribute to other projects in IIHS Urban
Practitioners’ Programme (UPP) and Practice programmes.

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Job Description
The Practice Team is responsible for providing cutting-edge and integrated solutions to India’s urban development challenges by bringing together faculty and experts across diverse domains of knowledge and practice; exposing learners to real-life problems and integrating the practice into academics and research.
This is a project based role, initially contracted for 11 months, in the Practice Team at IIHS based out of Trichy. The MLE and knowledge management Specialist will support the Team Leader on this component in the CWIS. The person will be responsible for deliverables of this component. Deliverables in this component include:

  • Project and Process documentation and creation of various knowledge products
  • Strengthening / Creation of Knowledge Gateways and Mobilizing Communities of Practice (COPs)
  • Implementation of the Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) Framework for the sector and the program

In addition, he and she will be expected to contribute to other projects in IIHS Urban
Practitioners’ Programme (UPP) and Practice programmes.

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Job Description
The Practice Programme at IIHS is responsible for providing cutting-edge and integrated solutions to India’s urban development challenges by bringing together faculty and experts across diverse domains of knowledge and practice, exposing learners to real-life problems, and
integrating the practice into academics and research.

The CWIS Trichy project will be anchored in the Practice Programme at IIHS and is expected to run over a duration of about two and a half years. Located mainly out of Trichy, the Specialist – Social Development will be responsible for supporting the execution of social and community
development deliverables of the CWIS project.

This could either be full time or part time for a contractual project-based engagement with the Practice Team at IIHS, based out of Trichy, with frequent travel to Chennai and other urban locations in Tamil Nadu.

The relevant outcomes are improvement in access and services for urban poor, improvement in safety and welfare of sanitary workers, and mainstreaming gender concerns across sanitation value chain and increasing awareness for sanitation. The anticipated deliverables to achieve these outcomes include: various assessments and baselines, design and implementation of pilots including slum improvements, increasing women’s participation and leadership in sanitation, adoption of safety protocols, various BCC activities etc. Further, this role requires working in close collaboration with communities and local partners.

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