Location: Based at Mijwan
Village-Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh
Work Type: Contractual
(initial one year and renewal based on performance and fund
Reporting To: Senior Manager
Application Deadline: 10th Dec, 2021 at
email@example.com with Subject line Program Manager-School
The Program Manager is responsible for the day-to-day
operations of Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS), in accordance with the
strategic direction and guidance of MWS CEO. The Program Manager
will lead the activities of MWS education project, and oversee its
staff to ensure effective and efficient operations, systems, and
procedures to achieve the education project goals, and create
impact for its beneficiaries.
MWS is poised to grow and
expand the breadth and depth of its work. To achieve this, we are
looking for a dedicated and dynamic professional interested in
meaningful work and contributing to the organisation in this
challenging but rewarding role.
Manager-School will be based in Mijwan, but may be required to
travel to Mumbai occasionally, to co-ordinate with the senior
manager. Specific responsibilities of the Program Manager-School
include, inter alia, the following:
Lead the Education projects supported by Mijwan Welfare Society
Lead and direct the program team at the district and give clear
direction to the team members and allocate tasks on a timely
• Overall management of Shri Kaifi Azmi Girls Inter
College (KAGIC)- girls school supported by MWS
Coordinate with school principal, Teachers and other staff
Hiring of new teachers and staff in coordination with CEO and
• Represent School in MWS board meeting and
other events related to School /education projects of
Capacity Building :
• Facilitate teachers
and staff training in collaboration with government or other
• Coordinate and network with other
schools (including government schools) in the region.
Facilitate teachers training on ‘online education’
Documentation and Budgeting :
MWS education program budgets and fund utilization
reporting on education project activities
• Lead the
development of work-plans, and track the progress of projects
within the prescribed timelines.
• Regular monitoring of
project activities being implemented by the field staff.
Support the finance and accounts team with required documents
during audits of the various programs.
• Documentation and
maintaining a program tracker on a regular basis.
• Co-ordinate with the CEO and the fund-raising
team on the potential proposals’ preparation and presentation as
Any other task/role/work assigned by
The candidate should enjoy the
challenge of working on complex problems and should be passionate
about the development sector. They must be a reliable team player,
with a demonstrated ability to work with flexibility, efficiency,
and diplomacy. The candidate will be required to use a mix of
interpersonal, management, and analytic skills in a fast-paced and
challenging environment, to develop and oversee sound strategies
and implementation plans.
Specific requirements include
• Should have a minimum of 2 to 6
years of experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation of
• Should have completed Master in Social Work
(MSW)/ Public Administration, Public /International Development/
Policy/Development studies, Education or equivalent Post graduate
degree from a reputed institute.
• School management
• Ready to work from village
Preference to Gandhi Fellows and Teach for India fellows
2-4 years of work experience in the Indian development sector.
Freshers with strong understanding of development sector in India
could be considered.
• 2-3 years of work experience
leading programs or teams in the development sector
Experience managing complex projects
developing and managing budgets
• Experience in the
Education, Vocational Skilling, and/or Civic Participation spaces
• Ability to work independently, as well as to
motivate and lead a team
• Fluency in spoken and written
English and Hindi
• Excellent verbal and written
communication and presentation skills
trouble-shooting and problem-solving abilities
INR 25K (taxable)) per month. Initial contract for a year and
renewal based on performance and finds availability.
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