Job Name : Project Officer – Entrepreneurship Development - 2 Positions

Job Description

This position is located in ETASHA’s Entrepreneurship Development Project, wherein women and other disadvantaged groups are helped to set up and grow their self-owned enterprises.

As a Project Officer in Project Aarambh or in Project Mazbooti, you will assist in identification of potential entrepreneurs, training and helping them to set-up enterprises and incubate them for success.  You will also help in identifying new business opportunities for new enterprises as well as for scaling up of existing enterprises.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identification of potential entrepreneurs who are keen on income generation for financial independence including:

  • Conducting awareness creation workshops for community members 

  • Motivating and Counselling members of disadvantaged groups and their families to start enterprises for income generation

  • Providing business start-up support through 

  • Conducting training sessions for new entrepreneurs

  • Assisting in identification of business opportunities, 

  • Help in understanding the market by coordinating market visits, participation in sales events clarifying a business proposition. 

  • Sharing of ideas and mentoring/counselling sessions with the entrepreneurs

  • Assist in clarifying the business proposition

  • Assist in growth and scaling up of business for both new and existing enterprises through

  • Coordinating with all existing and new entrepreneurs on a daily basis

  • Organizing visits and meetings with suppliers of raw materials and wholesalers/ retailers/ institutions for sale of finished goods

  • Motivating and counselling existing and new entrepreneurs to successfully operate their enterprises

  • Ensuring all data and information is collected and stored as per project requirements

  • Interacting with all relevant stakeholders and sharing required information as per pre-defined schedules and formats

  • Providing all relevant support to other team members


  • Basic understanding of business and markets

  • Excellent communication skills in spoken Hindi  

  • Ability to write project reports and prepare presentations in English

  • Proficiency in MS-Office

  • Field experience working with vulnerable communities

  • Preferably having 2 years of experience in program administration and implementing projects related to livelihood generation and/or women’s issues

Master’s degree in any discipline preferred

Compensation and location

Salary: Rs. 20,000/month with minimum 2 years work experience

Duration: One year contract, to be renewed annually

Locations: 1 - Mangolpuri, West Delhi

                   2 – Sangam Vihar, South Delhi


 Application Process:

  • Know more about us through our website and our social media sites and if you are keen to make a difference to the world around us, and are from or willing to relocate to Gurgaon we strongly encourage you to apply.

  • Interested candidates may email an up-to-date resume to  with full details of email id, current address, minimum acceptable salary, 3 references and time-frame of joining.

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