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Program Director - Education (8-15 yrs)

Delhi Job Code: 705361

Program Director - Education

Roles and responsibilities : 

The essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

1. Focus on outcomes: The Program Director will be responsible for end-to-end success of the program, which includes, but is not limited to:

- Selecting the talented underprivileged children.

- Pedagogical effectiveness, this will be critical for the long-term success of the program.

- Use of technology in education.

- Leadership, entrepreneurship, and banking programs.

- Culture and communication.

2. Challenge and measure everything:

- Design metrics of success for the program, and various other sub-programs.

- Work with third-party partners to scientifically evaluated the effectiveness of the program.

3. Process improvement: Design and implement processes for smooth and effective operations, including but not limited to

- The selection process, entrance exam, interview process.

- The pedagogical process: improve the educational process working with partners.

- Processes for various sub-programs: leadership, banking, etc.

4. Manage the field team and optimize operations of those teams in multiple cities:

- Set priorities, find innovative solutions accounting for regional uncertainties.

- Design short-term tactical plans to utilize resources effectively.

- Develop talent to ensure a team that is comprised of the right skills, knowledge, and mindsets needed for transformational progress for children.

- Build a systematic approach to people development to ensure that team members across the site are growing, performing and flourishing in their roles through a balance of oversight and support.

- Establish clear accountability, decision making rights and performance management levers that are aligned to the strategic plan.

5. Travel frequently to operating cities

- Currently Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Bhopal, and Indore

- Design expansion timeline for the program.

6. Build relationships with key partners and stakeholders:

- Work with partner schools to realize the vision.

- Work with other foundations and companies to ensure that our educational program is best in class.

- Work with other foundations and companies to build best in class sub-programs (leadership, entrepreneurship, etc.)

- At the right juncture, build a local advisory board, coupled with additional partners, that are committed to the organization's success.

7. Build a strong culture of giving:

- Foster an internal team culture that is rooted in our organisational values of giving back, inspiring people, and accountability.

- Model culture both internally and externally.

8. Communications:

- Build and execute a robust and effective external communications program.

- Work with marketing, web-team, and in-house writes to build effective marketing program, newsletters, annual reports, and much more.


- A Master's degree in any field.

- 8+ years of relevant work experience.

- Previous experience in managing large projects and teams to successful outcomes.

- Previous teaching/education experience would be an added advantage.

Skills & Competencies Required

- Ability to meet deadlines and work on a range of tasks in a diverse team.

- Ability to read/write/communicate very fluently in English.

- Strong interpersonal and people management skills.

- Ability to support teams and partners especially to troubleshoot or offer guidance, as appropriate.

- The person must be willing to travel frequently to Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Bhopal, and Indore.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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