Associate Manager/Deputy Manager

Organization: Shiv Nadar Foundation

Project: SHIKSHA Initiative

Position: Associate Manager/Deputy Manager

Location: Sitapur/ Lucknow

Date of Joining: Immediately

Reporting to: Associate General Manager, SHIKSHA Initiative (or unless and until stated otherwise)

Position Summary:

He/she shall oversee all programs of SHIKSHA Initiative. Lead a team of individuals and act as field operations planner, strategy developer, resource manager. Provide support to all other functions/depts.


Project Management

  • Managing resources of project expansion and ensure program objectives are aligned to overall organization strategy
  • Responsible for planning and designing the plan for People, Processes and Priorities of the programs to maximize the impact.
  • Ensure all programs have clearly defined monitoring and evaluation frameworks and the SOPs are followed at all levels.
  • Overseeing the quality of implementation and delivery of Program on the ground.
  • Analyzing and comprehending the data so as to take appropriate corrective actions.
  • Designing presentations on the basis of available data and presenting the same.
  • Preparing budget and project planning for execution of various interventions.
  • Review the program reports and communications.



  • Identify, assess and collaborate with organizations/dept. to expand the program.
  • Liaising and collaborating with the various government departments to seek approvals and also to increase the reach of the program.


 People Management

  • To establish and maintain cooperating working relationships with the team members and implementation partners
  • Responsible for collective decision making.
  • Taking up and leading organization initiatives whenever required
  • Communications & Liaising Support.
  • Regular co-ordination with all the depts. and other stakeholders associated with the program
  • Conduct regular team reviews.
  • Managing conflicts among the teams and take appropriate measures.


Knowledge, Skills and experience:

  • Bachelors/Masters’ degree with at least 6 – 10 years of experience.
  • Candidates with MBA/MSW and experience in working on development projects are preferred.
  • Strong interest in the domain of Education, preferably in implementation of ICT based programs.
  • Strong written and Verbal Communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead and provide program-related guidance to program team and leadership.
  • Project management skills with an ability to work with the team in a challenging and fast paced environment, and manage multiple priorities, projects and deadlines.
  • Travel: 10 -15 days in a month in and around project locations.
  • Languages: English and Hindi (read/write/speak)


Core Values and competencies:

  • Decision making abilities.
  • Accountability for results; result-driven.
  • Confidentiality, sensitivity, diplomacy and tact.
  • Team Player, ability to build positive working relationship ability to collaborate, influence and persuade.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Able to handle stressful situations with measured calmness and decisiveness.
  • Flexible to changing demands and priorities and should be proactive in approach.
  • Computer skills – must have strong proficiency with MS Office, Excel, Power Point etc., internet research; ability to learn customized software programs.


Note: Carry out any other duties and responsibilities as and when assigned by the organizations from time to time.



  • Salary commensurate with experience.

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