Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Program Manager
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Delhi
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Description

About the Organization:

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children living in urban poverty around the world. The foundation funds programs that foster high-quality public education and childhood health, and improve the economic stability of families living in poverty. The Foundation has adopted a suite of funding tools towards accomplishing their mission, including grants, loans, equity and guarantees. In India, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has been supporting projects since 2006 and has an active portfolio of over 60 projects (including 30 investments), and has committed over INR 15 Billion.

Responsibilities:

  • Program and Project Management: Deliver measurable (and sustainable) positive impact on children and families through various interventions, work closely with investees and grantees to solve critical business and organizational challenges and facilitate the overall program implementation of MSDF India.

  • Strategic Value-creation: Proactively work with grantees and partners, as well as mission-aligned entities and related stakeholders to unlock value and enhance the effectiveness of these organizations in key areas that can drive growth and impact of MSDF grants and investments. The work will also require close collaboration with partners to develop new innovations that further the Foundation’s portfolio strategies.

  • Portfolio Assessment and Knowledge Management: Conduct clear-eyed, rigorous appraisals of foundation-supported projects, driving active projects for maximum success and making hard choices to move away from ineffective initiatives, as appropriate.  Make active use of external evaluation data to drive internal decision-making. Synthesize key findings and drive adoption of lessons learned within the foundation and beyond.

 Education & Experience:

  • Professional / Masters qualification from a leading university / institute with 15+ years of work experience in a strategy consulting firm or leading business entity.

  • Experience in Strategy Consulting, P&L Leadership, Investing or Strategic Project Management is desirable.

  • Desirable competencies for the role include demonstrated ability to think conceptually using strong analytical skills, effectively influence a wide cross-section of people across organizations, and to identify and implement solutions to address complex business problems

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