Shelter Action Foundation
Programme Manager
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Bangalore Karnataka
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 01 2021


Job description

Shelter Action Foundation ( is a newly initiated non-profit. It works on facilitating housing and livelihoods for disadvantaged communities. SAF is looking out for a Programme Manager to lead its programs working closely with the board. The key roles and responsibilities of the Programme Manager are

• Conceptualisation of projects, writing of proposals, identification of relevant funding opportunities.
• Management of project staff, budgets, and implementation;
• Provision of technical and programmatic leadership to ensure the quality implementation of project activities and achievement of objectives;
• Provide management support, supervision, and direction for the implementation of the Project;
• Plan and coordinate, with the team and support from supervisors as required, the development of Annual Work-plans, all reports, and individual work-plans adhering to the project proposal objectives;
• Design, establish and manage appropriate project monitoring and evaluation framework;
Produce monthly, interim and final narrative and financial reports that meet the requirements of the donor and partners.
• Coordination and Liaison
• Ensuring community participation and cooperation of various partners;
• Attend Government, partners, and NGO meetings that may relate to project activities and ensure cross-agency collaboration;
• Enlist the cooperation and assistance of Government departments and NGOs where and when required to ensure the achievement of project objectives.
• Financial Management and Administration
Management of the project budget and approval of requisitions, advances, and expenses;
• Preparation of costed work plans and submission of timely funds requests;
• Regular analysis and narrative reporting on financial reports;
• Oversee timely and cost-effective procurement of equipment, materials, and services for project implementation according to donor policies;
• Ensure that project expenditure remains within budgetary line items and according to contractual agreements;

Selection Criteria:

• Should be passionate and committed to improving outcomes for the marginalized communities we serve.
• Keen on issues related to livelihoods, agri-value chains, community development and economic sustainability of marginalized communities
• Ability to lead projects independently.
• Should have a post-graduate degree from a reputed institution in social work/ Development Studies/ Social entrepreneurship/Rural management/development.
• The incumbent must be willing to work in a start-up environment and have a keen interest in co-creation and collaboration.
• Should be able to travel in Karnataka and other south Indian states. At least three years’ experience in non-profits is required
• Good English skills, both written and speaking; knowledge of regional languages will be a plus
• Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential
• Proficiency in using computer software, including Word, Excel, Outlook

SAF is an equal opportunities employer and encourages women to apply.

Application Deadline: 1/12/2021

Expected Start Date: 1/12/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: 5-6 Lakhs per annum and other benefits post probationary period.
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