Position Title: Program Manager – 3 positions
Status: Full Time – Two years, with extension contingent upon funding
Location: Kolkata/ Ranchi/ Lucknow, India
Classification: Not applicable. Not eligible for overtime pay.
Date: 1 October 2021
Vision Foundation is a Delhi based local non-profit, founded in 1994, established by a group of management professionals to make a mark in the social sector through implementation of development projects demanding higher degree of skill & technique and managing the projects successfully to develop models of success for replication. It is working in the area of livelihood, health delivery system, slum improvement, environment, education, etc. Vision is implanting various development projects across India, supported and funded by International, National funding agencies.
Job Summary: Vision is hiring for program manager position for it’s program in West Bengal & Jharkhand. The program is funded and implemented in collaboration with Landesa (US based International non profit). The Program Manager is responsible for development, expansion, integration and implementation of the program strategy in the state. The ultimate goal of the program strategy is to improve the lives of rural women and men by providing secure land rights. The Program Manager is responsible for exploring and maintaining key partnership relationships with government and, program partners. The Manager directly manages projects in a state, monitors work and evaluates results to ensure that departmental, organizational objectives and operating requirements are met and are in line with the needs. The Manager will also supervise consultants and other staff members as needed for the implementation of this project, including the assessment of land related issues, review and revision of existing training materials, and production of new materials and the training of the trainers.
Reporting and relationships: Reports to National Director of Programs or Director of Women’s Land Rights, depending upon location. Works in close collaboration with team members, NGO partners and government.
Travel requirements: Local and regional travel, up to 60% of time, including overnight travel to rural areas.
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To apply: Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a CV and cover letter highlighting relevant experience, skills, languages and contact information to email@example.com with the title “Program Manager – [location of position]” in the subject line. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The annual compensation range for this position is INR 10-15 lakhs, depending upon experience.
Work environment and working conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to working conditions and hazards which are prevalent in the location of assignment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is primarily performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics work. The employee may be required to travel overseas and domestically. When traveling, the employee may be exposed to physical hazards (illnesses, noise, extreme temperatures, wet or humid climates, etc.), road hazards (unfinished/dirt roads, potholes, traffic-related accidents, etc.), and atmospheric conditions (odours, dust, fumes, smog, etc.).
Additional Comments: The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made in appropriate circumstances to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Vision is an equal opportunity employer. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.