Senior Program Manager

Senior Program Manager

Organization: Central Square Foundation

Apply By: 25 Jun 2021

Location: New Delhi(Delhi)

About the Organization:

Founded in 2012, Central Square Foundation is a non-profit philanthropic foundation working with the vision of ensuring quality school education for all children in India. We are driven by our mission to transform the school education system with a focus on improving the learning outcomes of children, especially from low-income communities. We believe that effective foundational learning is essential for better learning outcomes for all children in school. Development of foundational literacy and numeracy skills by Class 3 can help children progress to higher levels of learning which is an essential building block for creating equal access to opportunities needed for leading a better life. In order to achieve this, we partner with individuals and social impact organizations to bring innovative solutions in education, as well as work with the government to drive systemic impact. We also collaborate with the ecosystem to leverage knowledge and create resources to address critical issues in early learning, technology in education, classroom instruction methods and governance

Job Position: Senior Program Manager

Job Location: New Delhi

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Working with multiple states and co-creating multi-year FLN learning outcome achievement plans
  • Building and retaining relations with key government officials and other relevant stakeholders in the ecosystem
  • Organizing and delivering stakeholder workshops and engagements to retain program buy-in Providing regular updates to CSF management on progress, insights, opportunities and areas for course correction
  • Overseeing and providing guidance to Program Management Unit, on areas such as:
    • Coordination of stakeholder interactions and workshops
    • Onboarding of new partners and ensuring such entities deliver as per expected timelines and standards
    • Ensuring timely delivery of outputs
    • Technical inputs on quality of outputs if and when needed

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in relevant fields: including management, economics, social sciences, and public policy
  • 10 to 12 years of work experience with managerial responsibilities, demonstrating superb project delivery and team leadership
  • Demonstrated experience working with government on implementing complex projects
  • Ability to lead meetings, deliver presentations, and represent CSF to external audiences  
  • Experience in managing teams with multiple members
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management capabilities
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, and an ability to be able to set priorities, plan projects and meet deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Operating style suited to working in a small-organization setting, where teamwork and resourcefulness are highly valued
  • Excellent leadership skills, including ability to manage multiple projects at a time
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