Program Manager
Job Title Program Manager
Location Pune
Salary Rs 400000 - 500000
Experience 1 - 3 years
Shift Day Shift

Job Details


Required Skills & Experience

I. Education:
· Graduate or Post Graduate (preferably in commerce, economics, business or related fields)
· Additional degree/expertise in sales and operations management will be preferred
II. Experience:
· A minimum of 2 years’ experience in leading and implementing projects in the field of entrepreneurship
· Additional experience in women based initiatives will be given preference
III. Language Requirements:
· Fluency in English and Hindi is required
· Working knowledge of Marathi will be preferred


Core Competencies

I. Communication:
· Facilitates and encourages open communication;
· Demonstrates strong ability and skills to communicate with the public.
II. Planning & Organizing
· Develops clear goals in line with agreed strategies, identifies priorities, foresees risks and takes actions accordingly.
· Is self-driven and takes initiative
III. Teamwork
· Demonstrates the ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and has the ability to maintain effective working relations with people of different cultural backgrounds.
· Demonstrates the ability to work efficiently with multi-locational teams
IV. Accountability
· Takes ownership of all responsibilities and delivers outputs in accordance with agreed time, cost and quality standards.
V. Corporate Competencies:
· Demonstrates integrity by modelling the values and ethical standards stood by Dhriiti;
· Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of Dhriiti;
· Facilitates and encourages open communication and strives for effective communication;
· Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability and maintains effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
· Treats all people fairly without favouritism.

Functional Competencies

VI. Technical Expertise:
· Sound experience in project coordination and management and in depth knowledge of Results Based Management.
· Proven track record of thematic knowledge and practical experience of implementing projects of similar nature in similar capacities
· Sound experience in working with multi locational, multicultural teams with extensive use of technology
· Strong knowledge and experience on women’s livelihoods and empowerment and new developments in areas of professional discipline
VII. Knowledge Management and Learning
· Demonstrated experience of leading by example and sharing knowledge across the team
· Believes in empathy and democracy while working with the team; creates opportunities for individual growth of team members
· Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
VIII. Development and Operational Effectiveness
· Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills. Communicates sensitively, effectively and creatively across different constituencies;
· Ability to review a variety of data, identify and adjust discrepancies, identify and resolve operational problems;
· Uses Information Technology effectively as a tool and resource


The Position

Key Job Responsibilities include:

I. Planning & implementation
A. Assist the top management in preparing short & medium term plans for the Project Ekta in alignment with the overall strategy and long term planning of the organization
B. Implement strategic program plans through implementation team and partner organizations (wherever available)
C. Build capacities of the team and other stakeholders
II. Management
A. Supervise and guide the project team in achieving results with efficiency
B. Direct and supervise project activities in Pune District, Maharashtra
C. Build and manage relationships with various stakeholders of the project
III. Communication
A. Develop project communication for internal & external purposes including but not limited to social media updates, website updates, annual report.
B. Develop and manage communication with participants and other local stakeholders of the project.
IV. Documentation, monitoring & evaluation
A. Document project activities and results for internal and external reporting
B. Monitor the program progress using the Project MIS and reporting formats
C. Evaluate the program impact on a periodic basis and submit reports
V. Accounts & Administration
A. Manage the project office in Chakan, Pune district in Maharashtra including general office maintenance, administrative systems, security and equipment
B. Manage the local bank account for the organisation & keep all necessary records related to inflow and outflow of funds from the project office.
C. Coordinate with the support teams (finance, admin, MIS etc.) at Dhriiti head office for smooth functioning of the project

No .of vacancies

1 vacancies


CTC all inclusive. Any other expenditure made for official purposes would be reimbursed. The position promises a challenging but very enriching experience.

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