Educate Girls (www.educategirls.ngo) is holistically tackling issues at the root cause of gender inequality in India’s education system. Our comprehensive model reforms government schools through community ownership and reaches up to 90% enrolment, higher attendance and improved learning outcomes for all girls. Founded in 2007, the non-governmental organization has a management and outreach office in Mumbai and operations in Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Ajmer, Bundi, Rajsamand, Bhilwara, Udaipur, Jhalawar, and Banswara in Rajasthan and Alirajpur, Dhar and Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh. At this period, the organization is set to grow, and expand its reach of services beyond Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
The Director - Program works with the Executive Director to create the strategic vision of the organization’s programmatic goals and outcomes. The position is also responsible for the creation, management and supervision of all program content, training and quality across Educate Girls geographical locations. The Director - Program serves as liaison between all programs related initiatives and the Executive Director.
Key Areas of Responsiblity
Develop programmatic strategic plan for Educate Girls. Create and develop program content curriculum and all program related training activities
Lead, strategize and manage the entire program vertical and its activities
Should be able to suggest, design, develop program content, curriculum for sustainability and program growth
Remain up-to-date on all sector developments and government policies and recommend best practises which are relevant to EG’s programme
Analyze trends in the program, identify issues, pilot test and recommend solutions
Develop high quality concept notes and project reports to be shared with senior management
Manage complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes and program growth
Internal Control Mechanisms:
Conduct regular program quality monitoring and assessment of all program training and processes
Enhance efficiency & effectiveness of the program projects throughout India including various offices, head office and field
Lead, motivate and support the program team in creating work plans, meeting deadlines and conducting regular reviews/check-ins for the vertical
Provide technical inputs to project team on improvement of academic and co-curricular activities in line with approved program guidelines
Ensure high quality standards for all documents
Lead the standardization of processes, curriculum, OD support as need be
Submit program and training quality reports, dashboards and manage performance of program team.
To be a part of the senior management team working alongside with the senior management helping with Educate Girls overall strategy and growth
Work closely with Executive Director and apprise her of the programmatic aspects of key proposals and projects
Represent Educate Girls in various forums as and when designated by the organization
Reporting to senior management, the EG board on program statistics and other external stakeholders as need be
Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills
Post graduate degree in social sciences, development studies, business management or equivalent qualification
Minimum 12-15 years’ experience in management with demonstrated expertise in program management, implementation, strategic thinking and team management
Expert in program strategy, design & quality
Experience in designing programs, developing content material and prior experience of working in community
Strong communication skills, content and verbal
Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work with people from varied backgrounds and levels
Sensitive to issues of gender equality
Community mobilisation / Education experience preferred
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Director - Program
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