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Program Manager (Capacity Building)

1 Opening(s)
Praja Foundation
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 5 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 8 May, 2018
Closing Date : 30 June, 2018
Sector : Social Sector
Functional Area : Management
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • Work extensively and engage with Elected Representatives, Executives and Citizens
  • Establish a network of project-partners at municipal, regional and national levels and provide a professional platform for further networking and partnership building between the government, local authorities, civil society, and other development organizations in the subject area to achieve progress in project implementation
  • Review the issue/vertical based research performed by the Capacity building and ER and Executive Officer.
  • Overlook the Co-ordination of workshops for various stakeholders performed by the officers
  • Prepare and write detailed event and activity reports
  • Handle communication and other outreach activities with the stakeholders
  • Be willing to travel extensively within the city and outstation as required (60% time will be spent on the field; 40% within the office)
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Work extensively and engage with Elected Representatives, Executives and Citizens
  • Establish a network of project-partners at municipal, regional and national levels and provide a professional platform for further networking and partnership building between the government, local authorities, civil society, and other development organizations in the subject area to achieve progress in project implementation
  • Review the issue/vertical based research performed by the Capacity building and ER and Executive Officer.
  • Overlook the Co-ordination of workshops for various stakeholders performed by the officers
  • Prepare and write detailed event and activity reports
  • Handle communication and other outreach activities with the stakeholders
  • Be willing to travel extensively within the city and outstation as required (60% time will be spent on the field; 40% within the office)
Qualifications
  • Graduate or Post graduate, preferably, in Public Administration/Social Work/Political Science/Management/Public Health/Criminology/Law. Even graduate/post-graduate in other subjects with an inclination towards development sector/public policy work will be considered
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience in project management preferably with an evaluation organization/NGO.
Minimum Experience
  • 5-8 years
Skills
  • Understanding of Right to Information Act.
  • Understanding of political, governance and democratic concepts and working of administration
  • Comfortable with quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
  • Has a mix of strategic and tactical approach to work and planning
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft Word/Excel/ PowerPoint and Internet/Social media
  • Good communication skills (written and oral) in English
  • Working knowledge of Hindi is a pre-requisite
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of commitment to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven and dynamic environment
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Multi-tasker with attention to details
How to Apply
 
Contact Details
Company Name : Praja Foundation
Contact Person : Steffi
Email : info@praja.org
Contact Number : 9820190892