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Programme Director - Nationalized NGO

Our Client is a leading national organization working for children and youth living in the poorest areas of India Focusing on Children, Education, Livelihood, Health, Gender Equity, Youth Development


Program Director is responsible for achieving high impact at scale, in improving the quality of lives of hundreds of thousands of children, adolescents and young people living in poverty through the childhood to livelihood journey

Roles & Responsibilities

1 Strategic Leadership

- Provide strategic leadership in positioning Organization impact, its organisational mission and the manner it needs to located within the larger canvas of government or partner programmes to drive the childhood to livelihood agenda

- Contribute to Organization organisational vision, goals and the growth story in building credible evidence, process pathways for change and long term measurable impact on the ground

- As a member of the Senior Executive Team, you will make a leading contribution to the overall strategy and organizational development of Organization as well as Lead and inspire volunteers and employees

- Build and nurture government partnerships at state-level and district-level to ensure Organization contributes to as well as influence the governments policy agenda and is a point of reference in the concerned states in the area of life skills education and empowerment of adolescents and young people

2 Programme Management

- Oversee the design and implement portfolio of high quality, well-managed, result-oriented and impactful programs in line with the program implementation plan in the region that brings about positive changes in the lives of children

- Ensure realization of Program results as evidenced by the evaluations

- Institutionalize strong systems and processes to operationalize the region including program execution and automating the processes wherever appropriate for efficiency, enhanced quality and effectiveness

- Optimum budget utilization and minimum underspends while carrying out program activities

- Responsible for coordinating with other Regional and HO functions viz Finance, HR, Procurement, Administration, M&E, Program Design and Training for efficient, effective and impactful program implementation

- Identify partners who can execute Organization programs on its behalf through their competence, can take Organization programmes to the last mile while creating a larger purpose and impact in the region

3 People Development

- Build strong next level of leaders who can manage and execute their responsibilities independently and uphold Organization culture

- Develop an eco-system that can collaborate, provide feedback to program design team, thereby create deeper and wider impact in the region and enhance the design of Organization programs

- Team management for ensuring capacity building, productivity and effectiveness through timely communication and feedback

Education & Work experience

- PhD /Post graduate in Social work, Management, Economics or other social sciences

- Minimum of 15 years of experience in driving large scale programme management

Knowledge & Skills required

- Experience in driving large scale programmes, institutional partnerships, government collaborations in the life skills and adolescent empowerment space

- Ability to connect with key stakeholders that include donors, government and civil society

- Network & build relationships and generate fund for organization programs

- Has an eye for detail and can systematize processes

- Commitment to results and demonstrates high resilience

- Communicates, has strong interpersonal relationship and can inspire across levels

- Delegates responsibilities and develops people to fulfill their responsibilities


- Proven track record in Strategic Programme Management

Reni Manu

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 25th May 2020

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