Thursday, June 25, 2009

Required PROJECT MANAGER EDUCATION :NGO Job in India

Background

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 Education initiative.

The Foundation is a non-religious and non-political charitable trust registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act. The main objectives of the foundation include various activities pivoting around education, health care and wildlife conservation.

The foundation aims to focus on the following activities in the domain of Education for the next couple of years.
• Revamping existing academic infrastructure: for e.g converting a boarding facility in Dadar to a college, expanding a school for underprivileged girls to cater to 3,000 students, setting up co-ed schools.
• The Foundation would like to build capacity of the existing government schools. They would also work closely with various education initiatives to inculcate values in students, build and shape a solid character and at the same time nurture their quest to learn in the context of evolving sophistication in learning.


Roles and Responsibilities

The Project Manager Education will take primary responsibility for setting up the education vertical for the foundation including, strategy, planning, resourcing , identifying relevant partners for the program, stakeholder management, financial management, operations oversight, communications and when required fundraising.


Qualification required for the positions:• The incumbent would need to be a self starter with an entrepreneurial bent of mind, having demonstrated the ability to build, support and lead an organization/initiative into its growth phase.
• Good knowledge and understanding of education issues, preferably in teaching methodologies and community involvement in schools
• Good understanding of project management and goal setting.
• Understanding of the ‘principles of partnership’ with multiple stakeholders i.e. NGO Sector, government sector, private partners.
• Good communication skills and capability to represent the organization in professional forums.
• Ability to travel at least ten days a month.


Preferable:

• Exposure and experience in financial accounting and reporting
• Demonstrated passion and experience of providing service to the Society.


Location: Mumbai

Interested candidates can send in their CVs along with three references and a cover note to application.edu.hkf@gmail.com, anamika@thirdsectorpartners.com or Contact us at: +91 22 6660 3558/6660 3559. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The last date for submitting applications is 13th July 2009.


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