Pratham
Program Development Associate
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Delhi Mumbai Maharashtra
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Description

About the Organization:

Pratham is an innovative learning organization created to improve the quality of education in India. As one of the largest non-governmental organizations in the country, Pratham focuses on high-quality, low-cost, and replicable interventions to address gaps in the education system. Established in 1995 to provide education to children in the slums of Mumbai, Pratham has grown both in scope and geographical coverage. Pratham is a widely recognized organization, having received notable awards such as the WISE Prize for Innovation, Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, the Henry R Kravis Prize in Leadership, and the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year for Public Service.

Position: Program Development Associate

Responsibilities:

Role Description:

The Program Development Team supports Pratham’s work in workforce development, livelihood support and skill training. The associate would work with the larger team and play a key role in strategy development, donor relationships, impact measurement, communication and overall program management. Based on area of interest, applicants will be able to specialise in a core function. Following are some of the tasks entrusted to the team:

  • Engage with organisation leadership to support program design and strategy planning.

  • Coordinate with operations teams to ensure program outcomes are met regularly and projects are fiscally efficient.

  • Support partnerships with corporates, foundations, and HNIs. Will include budget planning, drafting proposals, project report submissions etc.

  • Support data management and impact assessment for all ongoing programs

  • Support external and internal communication activities

  • Engage with academic teams to support content development, training, and other innovative projects

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates with a post-graduate degree in Economics, Development Studies, Social Work, Communication or any related fields would be preferred.

  • 1-3 years of work experience in the social sector is required. Preference for those who may have engaged in donor management/ social impact/ program management-based roles in the past.

  • Excellent communication skills required, with proficiency in written and verbal skills.

  • Fluency in Hindi and English. Ability to communicate in multiple Indian languages is a plus.

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel is mandatory. Familiarity with Power BI, SQL, Stata, R etc would be a plus.

  • Familiarity with technology and an interest in technology-based innovation would be an added asset.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks in an entrepreneurial environment. Self-motivation and keen interest in the development sector is expected.

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