Vipla Foundation
Project Manager
Project Associate, Project leaders, Project Assistant
Mumbai Maharashtra
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 30 2021


Position: Project Manager


Position Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Employment/Service Type: Full-time 


Work Pattern: Full-time


Position Title: Project Manager


Position Overview:


Vipla Foundation is an independent NGO seeking a highly motivated and committed Project Manager to lead and manage its primary education projects.  


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The primary education vertical at Vipla Foundation consists of core and auxiliary education programmes impacting foundational literacy and numeracy for primary grade children in Maharashtra. Our core primary education programme is known as Patang Remedial Education under which we provide remedial learning support to primary grade children (7 to 12 years) to reduce the gap between their current level of learning and their grade level learning expectations in Language and Math. It does this by running remedial support centers in govt. schools, slum communities and through online learning support. 


As a Project Manager, this position requires you to ensure smooth implementation, monitoring and reporting of a portfolio of projects in primary education in Maharashtra.


The candidate must possess a post-graduate degree in Education or allied fields and with minimum 4-5 years of work experience. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • To lead content creation and training of teachers, school officials and community members with the content team. 

  • To coordinate and manage a team of content experts, field coordinators and teachers for different primary education projects. 

  • To plan, design and implement different primary education projects with the project team. 

  • To maintain high standards of quality in content generation and dissemination. 

  • To be responsible for timely project deliverables, internal and external reporting and communications.

  • To be responsible for end-to-end donor management for various projects.

  • To research and write quality project proposals to seek funding for new projects. 

  • The Project Manager will report to the Education Director. 

Preferred Skills & Competencies:

  • Minimum 4-5 years of work experience preferably in managing primary education projects.

  • In-depth knowledge of foundational Math and Language education in primary school. 

  • Prior experience in content development and teacher training is desirable. 

  • Has a thorough understanding of elementary education in India. 

  • Demonstrated experience in process management and financial management. 

  • Good written and verbal communication in English.

  • Proficiency in Marathi and/or Hindi.

Educational Qualification:


A post graduate degree in education, social sciences and/or related field. 


Desired Experience: 

4 to 5 years of work experience 


Remuneration will commensurate with experience.


Interested candidates may apply with their resume to –

Vipla Foundation is committed to protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence, the employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks. 

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