Civil Society Academy CSA
Coordinator Social Innovation & Scaling
Social, Gender, Education, Youth, Child

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 17 2021


Terms of Reference


Organization:  Civil Society Academy


Position:          Coordinator Social Innovation & Scaling


Location:          New Delhi, India


Time frame:      June 2021


 The Civil Society Academy started in 2014 as a pioneering initiative of Welthungerhilfe, one of the largest Development NGO in Germany. Through genuine engagement and excellent capacity development of local actors, we strive to become a critical part of a new international eco-system that inspires civil society actors to fulfill their vision and mission. See:


The Coordinator Social Innovation & Scaling will be between 30 and 35 years 

  • have a master’s in social sciences or related fields and 5-8 years of professional experience

  • be entrepreneurial with process sensitivity

  • be a fast learner, and a creative person

  • be a good communicator and writer in English

  • be self-managed and accountable for her/his roles and processes

  • possess excellent skills on IT tools for virtual collaboration

  • value diversity and collaboration

  • be passionate about social justice, strengthening Civil Society Organizations and want to go the extra mile to contribute to a team working on the forefront of innovation, leadership, and organizational change in civil society

The position will be based in New Delhi


Your Role: Coordinator Social Innovation & Scaling


Purpose:Bringing break-through solutions on social enterprise, citizen rights and democracy from idea to scale. 



  • Assess and develop partnerships with “movers and shakers” for co-creation and co-scaling of solutions

  • Develop solution concepts and pitch decks for networking and fund-raising

  • Raise funding to maintain and expand the innovation portfolio  

  • Actively engage in fund-raising for the solutions

  • Maintain an overview of the solutions portfolio, its partnership and funding situation  

  • Develop and maintain a community of practice which consists of the members of the solution teams (currently around 30 people) 

  • Develop and maintain a toolbox for design thinking, agile and lean management, piloting and scaling 

  • Facilitate agile and lean ways of working

  • Building “scrum” and” lean” capacities across the solution teams 

  • Act as an interim scrum master for the solution teams to gradually strengthen the practice

  • Develop and maintain a network with innovators, other innovation support organisations, and donors

Other roles may be assigned as appropriate.


What we offer:

  • Work in an international team, in which you will be inspired, see many places, learn fast and achieve much!

  • Diverse and experienced team with shared collaboration and social values

  • A competitive salary and flexibility in terms of working times and working from home


Please send your application to 

Job Email id: recruitment(at)