Applications are invited from the eligible candidates, for the post of Project Officer on contract basis in Ministry of Women & Child Development funded project titled “National Initiative & Integrated Resource for Child Protection, Mental Health and Psychosocial Care”, under Dr. Shekhar Seshadri, Sr Professor, Dept. of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Principal Investigator

ABOUT THE ROLE• Implementation of project activities inclusive of date collection, analysis, training, material development in areas of child protection and law.• Providing teaching and training to judicial officers and child protection functionaries on child law.• Coordinating with state judicial academies to plan programms for judicial education.• Working with the other project technical teams in a coordinated manner.• Compiling project reports as required.• Represent the project through government/ coordination meetings and judicial forums.

REQIURED QUALIFICATIONS• A minimum of Bachelors’ Degree in Law (LLB)• At least 3 years working in the child protection system• At least 2 years’ experience in training/ teaching child-related laws• At least 1 years in working with government and other systems of child welfare and related areas.• Strong English oral and written skills.• Good working knowledge of oral Hindi.• Evidence of written work and documentation in the area of child law and protection.• Willingness to travel within the country.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS• Work experience to include working with judicial officers/CWC and JJB members• Oral/ working knowledge of at least 1 (Indian) regional language.• Experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation• A deep commitment to children’s issues.• Dynamic and flexible with the ability to undertake new initiatives and respond quickly to changing situations and new needs.


32 years


Rs. 90,000/- per month (Consolidated)


1 year (Initial appointment will be made for a period of six months and extendable based on the performance of the candidate)


NIMHANS, Bangalore city


12th November 2020


To Apply, Click here.

To view the official notification Click here.

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