Job Position

Program Manager – Entrepreneurship – Centum Foundation

Location(s)
New Delhi
Position(s)
1
Job Type
Mid Management
Salary
As per industry standards

About Centum Foundation

Centum Foundation is a society registered under the ‘Societies Registration Act, 1860’ and is engaged in delivering CSR projects across India. It’s a CSR arm of Centum Learning Ltd. (upGrad group company – https://www.upgrad.com/about/).

Centum Foundation carries out social activities of national importance including Skills & Employability, Livelihood and Education. Centum has impacted 60,000+ lives through its 70+ CSR projects. The foundation is in the phase of accelerated growth and looking for team members who could be a part this journey.


Ideal Candidate Profile (Essential Attributes)

  • Minimum 7 years in social sector & related field with a minimum of 2 years in consulting/fund raising/business development. Must have work at-least 3 years’ experience on entrepreneurship development programme/start-ups – helping individual to start and improved their micro and nano business
  • Should have MBA/Post Graduate from reputed institute/top institute.
  • Experience or ability towards Lead generation to closure.
  • Excellent communication (speaking and writing) skills in English. Reading & speaking ability in Hindi.
  • Experience of preparing/writing winning proposals for CSRs/government tenders/multilateral development agencies.
  • Target oriented with proven track record of achieving business/fund raising targets
  • Networking, partnership and collaboration skills with proven ability of having strategic partnership/s.
  • Should be proficient in using Microsoft Office especially excel, power-point
  • Good connects in the social sector esp. with the CSR, philanthropic organizations, institutional donors, aggregators etc.

Other Attributes (Desirable)

  • Leadership skills with ability to establish short & long term goals for the business vertical
  • Have led a team of professional. Team building skills with proven ability of nurturing & mentoring teams in the past.
  • Dealing with complexity and ability to lay down clear road maps on the current operation and growth of the vertical
  • Ability to build in best practices and innovative approach in work stream
  • Functional/technical knowledge – entrepreneurship, Livelihood development, Project Designing (participatory planning process, LFA, RBM, Theory of Change)
  • Understanding of funding pattern and trend in the industry

Key Responsibility Areas

Business Development/Fund raising (50% of the time)

  • Write business proposals/presentation esp. along the areas of entrepreneurship. This will be the core work
  • Assist in developing sector specific solution
  • Build and manage relationships with social sector clients – CSR, philanthropic organization, international agencies. Ensure upselling and cross selling
  • End to end BD & project execution cycle – lead generation to closure
  • Networking, partnership and collaboration
  • Work in coordination with other business verticals and key functions – Finance, HR, Admin, IT etc.

Project Management (50% of the time)

  • Overall managing the execution of projects
  • Maintaining and preparing proper reports to be shared with internal & external stakeholders
  • Ensure timely & quality implementation of projects. Focus on adding value
  • Guide team members towards work execution and pitch-in wherever required
  • Address operation/implementation related bottleneck/challenge
  • Managing Internal Audits for Process, Product & System to ensure process compliance
    Any other work assigned by the reporting manager or Head of the Foundation.

To know more about Centum Foundation please use the below links.
Brochure: http://centumlearning.com/documents/Centum_Brochure.pdf
Website: http://www.centumlearning.com/


To apply, please fill the form below or send your CV directly to Poulami.Datta@centumlearning.com

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