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Thursday, June 25, 2009


Third Sector Partners, a leading CxO and board search firm in the Not for Profit sector has been retained by a preeminent Foundation to recruit a Project Manager for their Health initiative.

After his long and successful run in the financial sector, the founder of this pre-eminent Foundation has now shifted focus to working more actively on philanthropic activities, in keeping with family tradition. The family has been instrumental in several philanthropic activities. The Foundation is a non-religious and non-political charitable trust registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act, came into existence in the year 2008. The main objectives of the foundation include various activities pivoting around education, health care and wildlife conservation.

The Foundation runs and manages a charitable hospital in Mumbai which was set up by the family. The hospital is currently in the process of being revamped. In addition to the hospital, the foundation also has established a Sanatorium in Deoli near Nashik, which was built in order to allow tuberculosis patients to recuperate. The Sanatorium is currently under renovation; additional facilities are being added to this infrastructure. Part of this infrastructure would be age care homes, especially for those elders whose children are not in India. As a recent addition, Ayurvedic treatment is being added to the portfolio of services and treatments.

As part of the conservation and education project, skill training centers are being put in place near the forest reserves. Other health related activities would be integrated around the forest areas and schools.


Against this background, our client is looking for a dynamic individual, who will set up the health care vertical, conceptualize, strategize and plan various activities and ensure effective implementation of the same.
The Foundation seeks to hire the Project Manager – Healthcare, who will be responsible for providing strategic vision & leadership towards the design & implementation of health programmes and strengthen the Foundation’s endeavour to actively participate & monitor health sector programming in India.


The Project Manager will take primary responsibility for setting up the health vertical for the foundation including, strategy, planning, resourcing, identifying relevant partners for the program, stakeholder management, operations oversight, communications and when required fundraising.
• Create a strategic road map for the healthcare vertical in line with the needs of India and the vision of the Foundation.
• The Project Manager - Healthcare will be responsible for building on the organization’s vision and mission, implementation model, and aspirations and articulate the value proposition of the health vertical.
• Develop the strategic plan and road map for the organization in the short term (12 months) and long term (3 - 5 years)
• Screen proposals on healthcare & recommend projects that must be supported.
• Monitor and manage the support given to projects at various stages.
• Build a network of senior health professionals & manage multiple stakeholder relationships across the health/NGO sector with multiple partners like NGO’s, Healthcare Institutions & Government.
• Identify and work with initial resources to empanel experts and strategic partners for the foundation.
• Putting in place effective review systems for partner organizations. The incumbent also has to work on bringing in the best practices and innovate on new ways of impacting the less privileged section of the society
• Identify opportunities for training and capacity building in healthcare.
• Demonstrate leadership skills; with ability to lead & motivate team members.


• Minimum of 12 years of experience in managing and leading projects preferably but not limited to the social sector.
• Strong understanding of public health issues in the country.
• Strong programme management skills with experience in designing & implementing monitoring & evaluation tools, reporting frameworks.
• The incumbent would need to have to be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial bent of mind, having demonstrated the ability to build, support and lead a business or a project and its key stakeholders into the growth phase.
• Ability to travel at least ten days a month.


• Exposure and understanding of financial accounting and reporting
• Demonstrated good fundraising/resource mobilization capabilities.



The compensation is commensurate with qualification and experience.

Interested individuals may please submit their CV, a cover note and 3 references by email to with the subject line indicating Project Manager - Health. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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1 comment:

shekhar said...

respected sir, i posess working experience of 2 years as a marketing manager, and am also an mba. i wish to apply for this profile of project manager. no 9717429277