• Drishtee - Sustainable Communities

Lead State Manager

Position Name : Lead State Manager

Drishtee Profile –
Drishtee is a social organisation working with rural communities in 6000 villages across India, we have an extensive presence in Assam, Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar, with few initiatives in parts of Rajasthan, West Bengal, Orissa, M.P., Maharashtra, Haryana,Karnataka, Uttarakhand and other North Eastern states. Drishtee aims to develop and nurture 500,000 sustainable rural enterprises in the next 5 years, the partnership is with local communities and in collaboration with other stakeholders. To accomplish the objective of formation of enterprises Drishtee requires to play the role of a facilitator for community building within the villages , this entails a continuous and holistic understanding of rural landscape for sustainable development of enterprises and possibilities of forging partnerships.

Approach –
Progress and development of villages is possible only when families realise and accept the value ( intangible & tangible) of coming together as a community for fulfillingtheir basic common needs. It is important that they recognise that their economic unsustainability may have external influence but the core of the solution lies in their aggregation.
Drishtee is relying on the willingness of rural families to commit, invest, and contribute towards this common cause of unification and working towards their own empowerment . When the village embarks on the path of organising themselves, the focus is on identifying their core needs , existing skill set and resource requirements. These would be broadly – capacity needs (training & development, design , management , planning & structuring ) , capital needs (human capital, financial ) and channel needs ( marketing , networking , linkages ) for accessing global markets.
Drishtee analyses these needs and connects with relevant stakeholders such as local government, civil society organisations and CSR of large corporations seeking partnership support on behalf of the community organisations.

Job description –
The job would entail developing a range of village level entrepreneurs, linked to banking , education or other retail services. These franchisees would provide services to villagers for a fee and would share their revenues with Drishtee. These young entrepreneurs earn a handsome share which ensures a decent living for them and their family. They are also celebrated within the village as they resolve the access issue.

Position  – Lead State Manager
Remuneration – 25 K plus accommodation and food (or additional 10 K added to the salary)
Reporting – To the leadership team.
Locations – Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra or Telangana
Sectors Addressed:
IT and Banking, Agriculture and allied services Apparel, Construction, other Value chains which encourage rural Livelihood.

Vision: Drishtee envisions a world where all communities are empowered to achieve shared prosperity.
Mission: To facilitate development of rural “community organizations” and delivery of business services to demonstrate a model of sustainable living on the planet.
Organisation Website: http://www.drishtee.org/

Organisation Address (Head Office) : DDCL (Drishtee development and communication Ltd), Knowledge Boulevard, Tower B, 8th Floor, Plot No. A-8 A, Sector 62, (Near Shipra Mall) Noida – 201301, Uttar Pradesh, India

Telephone: +91-120-4661000

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