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Preetha J
Project Officer , Catholic Relief Services
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Social Development professional with 15 years of work experience in development sector specializing in community development-urban, WCP and Disaster Management(DRR and Climate Resilience). Hold strong program and project management skills.Fluent in English, Hindi and Tamil.Willing to relocate to anywhere in India.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
Professional Experience:
• Project lead of U-DRR(Urban-Disaster Risk Reduction on Early Warning System and Solid Waste Management) program in Chennai city to support communities’ resilience through working with different stakeholders.
• Imparted knowledge to communities on understanding source segregation of waste at household level, inculcated proper waste disposal behaviour through deployment of waste collection system in place by Government and though community volunteers.
• Design technical inputs for program, awareness building of communities, knowledge sharing with partners/agencies.
• Network with Govt departments, NGOs and other stakeholders. Present project to key donors, corporates to identify potential linkages and resource support.
• Lead in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project, facilitate periodic review and ensure strategic and operational objectives are achieved.
• Collaborate with a wide range of partners to identify new projects, associated research needs, present technical concepts and support fieldwork.
• Efficient in preparing project proposals according to donor needs and support acquiring new projects. Proficient in review and scrutiny of proposals.
• Instrumental in supporting partner NGOs on project management (planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation) & plan innovative program approaches and inputs, that supports behaviour change among project community.
• Draft project progress reports, track budget pipelines, support partners on financial requirements towards project for effective project management.
UGC-NET, 2012 University Grants Commission
Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations, 2010 Madras University (Distance mode)
Master’s in social work (M.S.W.), 2005 specializing in Community Development Stella Maris College, Chennai
(Affiliated to University of Madras)
Online Certificate course on Natural Disaster Risk Management, 2005 Supported by World Bank Institute and Environment Planning Commission.
Bachelor of Science (B. Sc), 2003 Stella Maris College, Chennai
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu
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