Lead/Lead, Program Implementation
Pune, Maharashtra, India
you a change maker who wants to play a pivotal role in restoring
vision for millions of people in low-income settings across India?
Would you like to work for an organization that is a pioneer in
social impact practices?
is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, and self-driven candidate
who would like to have a challenging and meaningful career path in
program field implementation, on-ground operations, and social
sector. Field operations are a key focus area at VisionSpring and
require a proactive and dynamic approach. The candidate should be
dedicated and sincere towards her/his work and should always be
open to learning new things. The candidate should have in-depth
subject matter knowledge, expertise, and experience. Timely and
high-quality delivery of tasks would be essential and will be a
key performance measurement criterion.
are accustomed to being a top performer in a high-growth
environment. Achieving goals with efficiency, planning, and
process orientation fills you with a sense of drive and
satisfaction. You are self-motivated and strategic in your
approach in dealing with timebound projects.
are passionate about handling complexities and love to work at
find it fun to manage multiple moving variables and yet keep
things under control.
gives you more satisfaction than flawless execution.
lead by example, can build a top-class team, and mentor and guide
the team to glory.
enjoy meeting new people and deepening existing relationships.
have the maturity, confidence, and communication skills to build
rapport with diverse stakeholders.
understand that excellent performance and timely delivery are the
keys to productive long-term partnerships, and regularly provide
the ongoing support, information, and guidance your partners can
are creating access to eyeglasses for low-income people. Clear
vision creates opportunities for increased learning, work,
safety, civic participation, and quality of life.
a social organization, social change motivates us first. Our
focus is on advancing our mission objectives - to increase
functioning, productivity, and income earning potential for our
low-income people by correcting impaired vision with eyeglasses.
are working to transform the systemic dysfunction which has
failed to deliver eyeglasses - a 700-year-old technology - to
approximately 55 Crore people in India in need of vision
serve low-income people who are more than beneficiaries for us.
Our beneficiaries expect high-quality eye-screenings and
efficiently scale, we must deliver each new unit with less cost.
run our operations on metrics and social impact measures. We
leverage a range of organizational forms and practices to get the
believe in scaling our impact, not our organization. We are a
lean team of doers.
and supervise the end-to-end program field implementation.
responsibility to flawlessly execute the program as per the
agreed deliverables and timelines.
manage, and inspire the field implementation team.
coordinate and work with the program team.
communicate with and update all stakeholders and ensure all
program deliverables and organisational policies are strictly
implemented and followed.
update and follow up with partners to deliver the highest levels
of program implementation.
closely with the program team and the operations team to prepare
the field implementation budgets.
efficient resource allocation and strong process orientation to
ensure that the funds are spent in the best possible manner and
create the highest social impact.
and maintain staff deployment in the most efficient manner in the
face of real time needs.
team training and supportive supervision.
testimonials, pictures, videos, and feedback from funding
partners/donors and beneficiaries.
of real-time data and produce timely reports.
the data management and IT systems are regularly updated and
and grow VAPs network of funding partners/donors. Use your
creativity to find new paths and expand existing ones to bring
eyeglasses to our target population.
degree in social work and/or related field is required. Master’s
degree and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
is strongly preferred.
to 10 years of professional experience in program execution and
implementation, relationship management, and team handling.
program execution and implementation experience, in both urban
and rural environments, and especially in communities.
communication skills in English, Hindi, and Marathi.
meet the highest standards of ethics and personal integrity.
to travel up to 50% of the time, within West India.
based on experience and education.
benefits, including health insurance and generous vacation time.
submit a complete application, including a thoughtful cover letter
and resume/CV, to: email@example.com.
Include your name and “Assistant Lead/Lead, New Initiatives"
in the subject line.
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