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Careers: Regional Manager, Projects

Careers: Regional Manager, Projects

Job Description: Regional Manager, Projects

THIS REQUIREMENT IS NOW CLOSED

Location: Pune / Mumbai / Chennai

The Regional Manager, Projects requires hands-on leadership for a geographic cluster of Bhumi chapters. Team spirit and the ability to build a good rapport with colleagues, coordinators and volunteers are key in being successful in this role. Experience in the education sector is desirable for this role. Main responsibility is to ensure smooth day-to-day running of all projects across the region.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the implementation of all the educational projects across the region
  • Facilitating other projects like promoting volunteerism, entrepreneurship, wish fulfillment, events etc.
  • Ensure project activities are in compliance  with the planned objectives
  • Train and/or identify suitable trainers, and provide a continuous support system for the volunteers and project coordinators
  • Periodic centre visits across the region
  • Monitor project progress on weekly basis
  • Facilitate project assessments
  • Collect consistent feedback from volunteers and center management to facilitate continuous improvements
  • Analyse data, identify trends, prepare and share reports
  • Provide continuous guidance and mentorship to project coordinators
  • Facilitate team-building and volunteer morale activities at regular intervals
  • Troubleshoot project related problems, and identify and implement creative solutions

Other responsibilities include:

  • Identifying learning centres – tie up with orphanages, shelter homes, community centres, government or other low cost schools where children can benefit from Bhumi’s programmes
  • Recruit volunteers – Proactive volunteer recruitment campaigns in colleges, workplaces to bring in more volunteers
  • Identify opportunities and represent Bhumi – at events, companies, other organisations for partnerships etc.
  • Engage interns and campus ambassadors
  • Facilitate, groom and enable volunteers to take leadership roles
  • Document best practices, learning and share across stakeholders
  • Share knowledge with other Regional managers and identify best practices and create repository

Preferred Education Qualification/ Experience:

  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience, preferably in NGO sector is desirable
  • Graduate/Post Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Prior experience in training / leading a team is desirable
  • Prior experience of teaching children is desirable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluency in English essential. Fluency in Hindi, Marathi (desirable-Mumbai), Tamil (desirable-Chennai)
  • Good Computer skills
  • Adept at working with a range of people and good relationship management skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, collaboration and project management skills
  • Creativity and problem solving
  • Resourceful, responsible and self-starting
  • A proactive learner with a positive attitude
  • Ability to travel extensively – locally, regionally and nationally

Other Information:

  • Reporting to: COO / Projects Director, Chennai
  • Expected Age: Below 30
  • Scope: Full time, willing to work flexible hours. Wednesday Holidays
  • Remuneration: based on the candidate’s profile
  • Salary Range: Rs. 25,000 – 40,000
  • Expected Start  Date: Oct-Dec 2014

We are looking for dynamic leaders who are self-motivated and committed to increasing their skills, knowledge and ability, and are committed to the Bhumi team for at least two years. This is not an employment opportunity but a calling to facilitate change! If you qualify and are interested to take up the role please email your resume with two references and cover letter 

THIS REQUIREMENT IS NOW CLOSED

About Bhumi:

Bhumi, one of India’s largest independent youth volunteer non-profit organisations, is the recipient of the ‘Leader in Volunteer Engagement Award’ conferred by iVolunteer. Bhumi as a platform will enable over 5,000 volunteers in more than 10 cities across India volunteer for causes like education, environment, animals, community welfare etc. in 2014. Bhumi volunteers primarily work amongst over 15,000 underprivileged children in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telengana, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Delhi NCR  with the aim of providing children with quality supplementary education to enable them become responsible and productive citizens of the future. Further details on http://www.bhumi.org.in/

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4 Comments
  • Gokul
    Posted at 18:02h, 28 September Reply

    I’m happy to serve you during my leisure time:)

  • Dhanshri
    Posted at 16:35h, 13 October Reply

    How do I apply for the job?

    • Prahalathan
      Posted at 01:32h, 14 October Reply

      The instructions about emailing are mentioned above. Please read through carefully.

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