Senior Program Manager

Organisation:  Digital Green

Apply By:  30 Nov . -0001

Location:  (Chhattisgarh)

Senior Program Manager
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Digital Green works in collaboration with existing health system structures - including NRLM’s State Rural Livelihood Missions, state-level agencies of the National Health Mission (NHM) under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Department of Women and Child Development (WCD), as well as other local organizations trusted and active in the target districts which reach the target audiences through self-help group structures.

Senior Program Manager is responsible for supporting the implementation of the program, in the assigned district/s and for supervising and coordinating with the Partners to ensure delivery of the program in line with the Digital Green’s operating procedures / policies and requirements. The position is also responsible for timely preparation of quality donor reports and execution of campaigns, based on the program requirements.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Program Planning

  • To prepare plan for designated geography and have it approved by the Project Director
  • To plan weekly and monthly activities with partners in the districts
  • To ensure effective communication of the program plan and deliverables to the Partners prior to initiating implementation
  • To adhere to approved program plan, agreed timelines and budgets
  • To liaise effectively with the NGO partner organizations, Local Forums, State Governments, and other Program Units in India
  • To develop / maintain awareness of the issues relating to own program area/thematic area, public health in states/country/region, government policies and initiatives, impact assessment, monitoring trends in the external environment

Program Implementation & Management

  • Liaise with governmental authorities, especially the partner organizations either in person/remotely.
  • Responsible for creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy
  • To provide hand-holding support the Partners throughout the course of program implementation by conducting regular visits and training of partner staff
  • To regularly monitor program progress and ensure program delivery as per the program deliverables and within the agreed timelines and budget
  • To provide regular program updates to the Project Director proactively highlight bottlenecks, and seek support for resolution
  • To conduct regular program review meetings with the Partners
  • To proactively identify and highlight need for program extensions, as required
  • To support the execution of campaigns based on the scope and requirements of the program
  • To coordinate with the internal and external stakeholders for successful execution of the program campaigns, as required

Capacity Building of Partners

  • To proactively identify and address technical assistance and capacity building needs of the Partners, with the support of training and other functions

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • To coordinate with the Partners to ensure program-related data is collected in the stipulated format
  • To implement mid-course corrections, as required, to ensure effective program delivery
  • To provide support for documentation and dissemination of the relevant learning / best practices / innovations within the program in the assigned state


  • To network and establish relationships with the (local / relevant) stakeholders, such as people of the local community, extension workers, employees of the partner organizations, local government bodies, etc. that are related directly to the program to ensure smooth execution of program
  • To collaborate with (local / relevant) stakeholders to share program progress / learning towards influencing public policies / schemes / programs and to ensure achievement of program objectives, as required
  • Promote a positive profile of the program and good understanding among other sectors, partners and communities about the program
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all stakeholders – including government, Represent Digital Green in various forums to enhance visibility of the project

Donor Management & Reporting

  • To support in donor visits and accompany the donor on these visits, if required
  • To prepare consolidated reports for donor reporting in the stipulated templates / formats, as per timelines and submit to Project Director
  • To consolidate all queries and support in prompt resolution of the queries raised by the donor

Compliance & Audits

  • To review and verify that the Partners adhere to Digital Green’s operating procedures / policies, grant agreement and statutory compliance in delivery of the program
  • To highlight all issues / deviations to Project Director
  • To coordinate with the Partners for prompt resolution of all non-compliances and issues highlighted by the internal / external auditors

Documentation & Recordkeeping

  • To ensure thorough documentation of all activities pertaining to program implementation and proper recordkeeping of all program related documents, incl. Documents related to grant management, and reports through the Partner organization / extension team and state resource for Accounts, Administration & Human Resources

Qualifications and Skills

  • Preferably Post Graduate in Public Health or Development Management
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience in handling public health or program management
  • Experience of working in Health/Public health/maternal health/Child health 
  • Currently working in Chhattisgarh 
  • Relevant experience of working with Govt

Skills and Competencies

  • Hands-on experience in handling Government partnerships
  • Excellent facilitation skills, good communication and interpersonal skills, with good spoken and written English and Hindi
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Experience working with a diverse team, including across time zones, cultures, English-language ability, and backgrounds
  • Willing and able to work in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment
  • Willing to travel occasionally both domestically and internationally

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Please email your resume and cover letter to with the title Senior Program Manager in the subject line. Due to the high volume of applicant response, not all applicants may receive a response from Digital Green.

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