Kiran Society
Deputy Director
Chairman, President, CEO, Director, Project Director, Deputy Director
Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Aug 20 2021


About position:

Title: Deputy Director in KIRAN Society

Reporting to: Executive Director or any other assigned authority

Location: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Duration: Initially for 1 year but renewable based on the performance and organization’s requirement

About organization:

Kiran Society (KIRAN) is a non-profit organization working for the holistic development of children and persons with disabilities. KIRAN started its intervention in 1990 and became a registered entity in 1994. KIRAN is infusing its multi-professional experience for the comprehensive development of children and persons with disabilities through education, healthcare, capacity building, and inclusion. KIRAN is striving for a society where children and persons with and without disabilities from marginalized communities are welcomed, supported, and encouraged.

Major responsibilities:

*Develop, support, and promote KIRAN vision and mission that improves KIRAN visibility among stakeholders.

*Oversee the routine activities of departments (program and support functions) in the field of rehabilitation, education, skill-training, and social integration along with their Head of Departments, with a listening attitude and the capacity for leading them.

*Coordinate all the services of the KIRAN Society (especially finance, administration, and income-generating programs), while inspiring its management team and staff members with the values of service and respect, commitment, and responsibility.

*In collaboration with the Executive Director and team members supervise the activities of finance and fundraising.

*Supporting and coordinating with the program and support function teams in grant applications, funding proposals, and reports to donors.

*Help the management team to develop and implement consistent inventory and cost accounting procedures, and operational reporting.

*Monitor deadlines and also ensure requirements (frequency, quality, capacity, and timeliness)

*Regular reporting to Executive Director about the operational activities.
*Other relevant duties as required.

Educational and professional experience:

*Masters’ Degree in Management/Finance/Social work or any other relevant degree from a recognized university

*At least 10 years of experience in the management of non-profit organizations (preferably in disability sector other institutions in a similar capacity) and to have developed strong leadership qualities.

*Strong written and verbal communication skills in English required., Hindi at least for good verbal communication

*Competent in MS Excel, word processing, PowerPoint is a must.

Travel requirement
*Yes, but not very frequent

Other capacities:

*Proactive, responsible with an eye for details
*Experience working in the development context, a fast-paced, multi-cultural working environment.

*Experience working in the rural context.

*Creative and problem-solving.

*Good communication and interpersonal skills.

*Ability to adapt, to be flexible, and to cope with stressful situations and frustrations

Salary: Negotiable

Application e-mail

Last date: 25-08-2021

Interested candidates should apply with a covering letter explaining how his/her skills and experiences match the requirements mentioned above along with an updated CV and two references

The subject line should be Application for the position of Deputy Director

Please do not wait for the last date of submission, we will close the recruitment process if we will find a suitable candidate.

KIRAN is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disabilities, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted.
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