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Program Associate

  • BengaluruUrban
  • 0-0L/Annual

Position: Program Associate

Organization: Project DEFY 

Location: Bangalore, India

Work Experience: 2-3 yrs

Key Responsibilities:

● Designing the various segments of DISPECS using design methodology. This includes conducting research to understand the gaps, creating a solution and building a program design around the solution.

● Creating a pilot action plan to quickly pilot the prototype of the program.

● Working with the community to research and execute pilots on ground.

● Prepare the relevant marketing materials along with the communication team for the pilot.

● Manage the on-ground volunteer team to execute the pilots.

● Create and facilitate training modules for the volunteers.

● Program-manage the execution timelines for the respective segment.

● Work with partners to support them in segment designing.

● Supporting the program lead in reaching out to potential partners and communicating our needs and requirements to partners.

● Create and maintain a variety of reports and documentation for the respective segment. Also support the program lead in creating program reports for internal and external use.

Desired skills, qualities and experience:

● Job Role Related

○ Experienced in designing programs from scratch using any design methodology.

○ Entrepreneurial experience is a big plus.

○ Ability to work with marginalized communities on ground and an ability to appreciate diverse cultures and people from different socio-economic backgrounds.

○ Demonstrated ability to handle a heavy workload with a high degree of adaptability, strong problem-solving skills, and to effectively work on and manage multiple tasks.

○ Must perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.

○ Ability to facilitate sessions and discussions for volunteers and partners

● Leadership

○ Ability to deal with and navigate through uncertainty.

○ Must be a strong team player with the ability to establish effective working relationships with peers and partners.

○ Good in persuasive communication and conflict resolution skills.

● Social Sector inclination

○ Passionate towards contributing to the development sector and the social impact space.

○ Background in the disaster preparedness/management and alternate education sector highly preferred.

○ Prior experience in working with marginalised communities on ground is required.

● Technical

○ Advanced knowledge of relevant software, including MS Office - Excel, Powerpoint, and Word

○ Familiarity with web based design tools (e.g Canva) and other website management/social media tools

○ Experienced in documentation - report writing and operation documents

○ Basic knowledge in budget,finance planning and management.

○ Familiarity with the tenets of Design Thinking

● Soft Skills

○ Strong fluency in the English language, with clear articulation of thoughts.

○ Excellent interpersonal, strong written and verbal communication skills.

○ Ability to exercise discretion on confidential matters.

○ Demonstrated relationship-building skills, positive and proactive attitude

Compensation: INR 4.8 lacs CTC

Your email should contain: a) Updated Resume b) Your current remuneration package c) Cover Letter

Short Description
  • Job Experience:

    0-1 Years
  • Posted On:

    13 Oct,2021
  • CTC:

  • Organisation:

    Project DEFY