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    Job Title

    Section Officer (Non- Gazetted)

    Job Family


    Number of Positions


    Reporting Relationship

    Assistant Director

    Salary and Other Emoluments

    • Pay Band-2 (Rs. 9300 - Rs. 34800) + Grade Pay Rs. 4600
    • Gross salary amounts to approximately Rs. 49,400/- per month


    Full- Time


    For fixed term of three years including a probationary period of initial one year from the date of joining the Institute and this will not confer any right of permanence

    Age Limit

    Not more than 45 years



    Educational Qualifications

    • Minimum of a Graduation with atleast 60% marks
    • Proficiency in computers especially M.S. Office and Internet is a must

    Professional Experience

    • Atleast 10 years of experience in various administrative and management capacities
    • Experience of working on CCS  Rules, RTI Act 2005, Fundamental and Supplementary Rules (Swamy’s Compilation), Noting and Drafting Procedures and Evaluation of Record Service
    • Preference will be given to candidates with a short- hand knowledge and a typing speed of 40 words per minute

    Overall Purpose and Role

    • Responsible for policy execution and results
    • Accountable for maintaining positive, proactive relationships with both employees and relevant service providers

    Job Description*

    The job profile inter-alia includes:

    • Assist in execution of all administrative functioning of the Institute
    • Control of establishment branch of the Institute
    • Providing administrative supervision during conferences and seminars etc.
    • Controlling and allotment of the auditorium, seminar hall and guest houses
    • Assisting in facility management
    • Interaction with the MoD, MEA and MHA regarding official work including processing of visa etc.
    • Assisting in managing the complete recruitment cycle of IDSA employees
    • Effective communication of Human Resource Policies
    • Initiating performance appraisal of employees
    • Grievance handling
    • Handling general work practices and leave procedures
    • Maintaining personal records and documentation
    • Proper recording, storing and maintenance of official documents and files
    • Looking after stationery requirements of the Institute
    • Controlling membership section, despatch section, computer and audio- video wings and publications of the Institute

    Desired Skill-Set

    • Demonstrated people management and leadership skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Work under strict deadlines
    • Pro-active, efficient and accurate
    • Flair for team work
    • Maintain integrity of highest order
    • Self- motivated and keen to take responsibilities and initiative
    • Maintain high- degree of confidentiality

    Documents Required

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Two letters of references 
    • Candidates presently serving with the Government or Private sector and shortlisted for Interview must provide a ‘NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE’ from the present employer before/ at the time of Interview

    Mode of Application

    • Alternatively, hard copy of the application with the envelope having a clear title of “Application for the Position of Section Officer (Non Gazetted)” can also be sent to:

    Assistant Director

    Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), 1, Development Enclave, Rao Tula Ram Marg, Delhi Cantt., New Delhi-110010

    Last Date of Application

    August 11, 2017

    General Information

    • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test at Delhi and will be tested for typing skills, written and communication skills, drafting letters, general information about RTI, Central Government Rules etc.
    • Shortlisted outstation candidates will be paid AC- II tier rail fare on production of tickets by the shortest route
    • The selected candidates will be expected to join at the earliest
    • The Institute reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all the positions advertised
    • The Institute reserves the right to restrict the number of candidates for the selection test to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement and other academic achievements
    • The selected candidate shall be subjected to other rules and regulations as applicable to IDSA Scholars and Staff

    *The job duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature of the role. The duties and responsibilities and the balance between the elements in the role may change or vary over time depending on the specific needs of the Institute at a specific point in time or due to changing needs of the Institute. Candidates should note that there may not be an immediate requirement to carry out all the activities listed.