Job Post: Project Officer [Policy and Law] @ NIMHANS, Bangalore: Apply Now

About the Opportunity

NIMHANS is looking to hire candidates who completed LLB (Law), M.A, M.Phil/Ph.D. for the position of Project Officer for the project named ‘National Initiative & Integrated Resource for Child Protection, Mental Health, and Psychosocial Care’ in Bangalore.

About the Project

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, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Principal Investigator is calling for eligible candidates for the vacancies on a contractual basis.

Essential 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.

Other Requisites

  • 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.

Job Profile

  • Implement project activities including data collection, analysis, training, material development in areas of child protection and law
  • Provide teaching and training to judicial officers and child protection functionaries on child laws.
  • Coordinate with state judicial academies to plan programs for judicial education.


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


Bangalore City/ NIMHANS

Duration of the Post

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

How to Apply

  • To apply for the post, click on the link given at the end of this post.
  • The candidates must include the following in their application form:
    • A cover letter (of at least 1 full page) explaining eligibility for the position, in accordance with the essential and desirable criteria mentioned above i.e. justifying which of these criteria you possess and describing your work with children.
    • Resume/CV
      Please note:Applications with cover letters that do not detail out these two aspects will not be considered, even if a CV is submitted.

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