Bhumi | Careers: Programme Design Consultant – Bhumi Fellowship
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Careers: Programme Design Consultant – Bhumi Fellowship

Job Description: Programme Design Consultant, Bhumi Fellowship

Location: Chennai

Job nature: Contractual (3-6 months)

The Bhumi Fellowship is designed to bring in smart young people to transform the Indian schooling system. Through this two-year journey, we aim to positively impact the lives of one million children over the next decade.

This professional programme will develop the youth into change facilitators who enable government and other low-income schools to function better as an eco-system. The fellows will focus on professional development of teachers, leadership development of school leaders and whole school transformation.

The person will be responsible for the overall design of the fellowship programme including its structure, people development, processes, and the school’s transformational journey map.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with other teams, peers, and external stakeholders to conceptualize, design tools and frameworks for scoping, monitoring and evaluating the fellowship program (including the journeys of the school, the managers and the fellows)
  • Conceptualise processes, capacity building programs for fellows to develop their leadership skills etc
  • Design the structures that will create a supportive ecosystem for Fellows and programme staff, enabling them to be successful in their roles
  • To be ready to change and work towards creating new strategies; anticipating its impact, fall-out and uncertainties
  • Contributes to broader fellowship priorities such as fellow recruitment and selection

Preferred Education Qualification / Experience:

  • Experience in Design and Systems Thinking. Has worked in creating processes for a large set of people
  • Experienced in using problem solving and assessment tools
  • Experienced in using collaborative games for learning and teaching 
  • Ability to convert abstract ideas and concepts into concrete curriculum framework and content with attention to stakeholder’s training and development needs
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD/M.Phil in any discipline, preferably Journalism, Education, Liberal Arts and Economics/Commerce or Human Resources. Graduates with requisite skills/experience may apply.
  • Between 5-8 years’ experience in a leadership position similar to the job profile
  • Experience in managing/designing a fellowship would be an advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to mentor and work on individuals’ development
  • Expertise in facilitating training/workshops
  • Good understanding of the pedagogical aspects involved in teaching children. Good people engagement, networking and listening skills
  • Clarity on the different curriculums being used in India
  • Ability to drive outcome-oriented plans through the team’s collective effort
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English and Tamil
  • Humble with the emotional maturity to empathize with the perspectives/needs of team members
  • Highly resourceful team-player, who is also self-driven
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions

Other Information:

  • Scope: Full time
  • Remuneration: CTC 45,000-55,000 p.m. negotiable based on the candidate
  • Expected Joining Date: Immediate
  • Location: Chennai

If you qualify and are interested to take up the role, please fill the form below