Manager - Programs: River Basin Sustainability Initiative

Manager - Programs: River Basin Sustainability Initiative

Organization: CSRBOX

Apply By: 31 May 2024

Location: Mumbai(Maharashtra)

Job Position: Manager - Programs: River Basin Sustainability Initiative

Location: Mumbai

CTC: INR 13.20 LPA-14.00 LPA (Depending on the relevant experience)


CSRBOX is India’s leading CSR knowledge and impact intelligence-driven media cum social impact advisory platform. It works as an enabler to create corporate-non-profit, corporate-corporate, and corporate-government collaborations. Our biggest strength is our research and consulting team which maps over 4000 CSR projects and 1500 companies' CSR portfolios every year. We have a strong CSR Implementation Vertical with the name BharatCares, which works with companies and CSR foundations for their CSR projects for underprivileged communities across livelihoods, skill development, education, health, and environment thematic. A few of our corporate clients are ICICI Bank, SKF Ltd., Bosch India, IBM India, Diageo, DP World, Future Generali, Airbus, Arvind, LG Electronics, Hero MotoCorp, Sandvik, Vastu Housing Finance, DCM Shriram, L&T, etc.

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Do you have a passion for environmental sustainability and a proven track record of designing and executing impactful projects? Are you eager to lead the charge in a multi-year initiative focused on river basin sustainability through micro-interventions?  If so, then we want you on our team!

Project Overview:

This exciting project aims to address the complex challenges facing a specific river basin in India. We (CSRBOX anchored collaborative) will implement a multifaceted approach, utilizing micro-interventions that tackle key issues like water scarcity, unsustainable agricultural practices, and improper waste management. Our strategies will encompass:

  • Water Resources Management: Optimizing water use, promoting water conservation, and exploring sustainable water harvesting techniques.
  • Sustainable Agriculture: Implementing nature-based solutions and promoting agricultural practices that enhance soil health and water efficiency.
  • Community Behavior Change: Educating and empowering communities to adopt sustainable behaviors that contribute to improved river basin health.
  • Urban Wastewater Treatment: Implementing innovative solutions for wastewater treatment, minimizing pollution entering the river system.
  • Policy Advocacy: Influencing policy changes at the local and state levels to support sustainable river basin management.

The Role and Responsibilities:

As the Manager - Programs, you will play a critical leadership role in driving the success of this multi-year initiative. You will be responsible for:

  • Program Design and Implementation:
    • Collaborate with technical experts and stakeholders to develop comprehensive program strategies for each micro-intervention.
    • Oversee the implementation of program activities, ensuring efficient resource allocation and timely project completion.
    • Monitor and evaluate program outcomes, measuring impact and making adjustments as needed.
  • Technical Expertise:
    • Apply your knowledge of nature-based solutions (NbS), natural resource management (NRM), and sustainability initiatives to guide project development.
    • Stay informed of current trends and best practices in water resource sustainability and environmental conservation.
  • Stakeholder Management:
    • Build strong relationships with technical resources, funders, government agencies, and other key stakeholders.
    • Lead collaborative dialogues and workshops to foster collective action and achieve shared goals.
    • Effectively communicate project progress and impact to diverse stakeholders.
  • Team Leadership:
    • Provide strategic direction and guidance to a team of program staff, fostering a collaborative and results-oriented work environment.
    • Delegate tasks effectively and ensure team members have the necessary resources and support to succeed.

Who You Are:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience post-master's degree in a relevant field, such as environmental management, water resources, agriculture, or sustainability.
  • Proven track record of designing and executing successful projects on NbS, NRM, or sustainability initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience working with on-the-ground implementation of water or agriculture-based projects.
  • Strong understanding of the role businesses play in water resource sustainability.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead effectively and build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects, budgets, and resources efficiently.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a data-driven approach to decision making.
  • Passion for environmental sustainability and a commitment to creating positive social and environmental impact.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to lead a groundbreaking initiative that will have a significant impact on a critical river basin.
  • A stimulating and fast-paced work environment with the dynamic CSRBOX Group.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • The chance to work with a passionate team committed to environmental sustainability.
  • Be part of a purpose-driven organization that creates positive social and environmental change.

CSRBOX is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

How to apply

Please send your CV along with a cover letter at career@csrbox.org  with the subject-line ‘Manager – Programs: River Basin Sustainability Initiative’. Please mention following details in the email body: 

  1. Current Location
  2. Preferred Location
  3. Notice Period
  4. Current Salary
  5. Expected Salary
  6. Why do you think yourself a good-fit for this role (at least 50 words, max 200 words)

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. This role is for the candidates with relevant experience as per the details mentioned above




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