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Project Associate ( Academics)

02 Noida See Details

Location:

Noida

Job Highlights

  • Document program requirement / upgradation requests for follow ups
  • Analyze the result / performances of students,teachers and other stakeholders as required
  • Other task as required
  • Work Experience: 3-4 year

Job Description

  • Qualification: Maters in Education/Management/Social Sciences
  • Work Experience: 3-4 years
  • Primarily responsibilities: Program design and management
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Project Manager

02 Noida See Details

Location:

Noida

Job Highlights

  • Document program requirement / upgradation requests for follow ups
  • Analyze the result / performances of students,teachers and other stakeholders as required
  • Other task as required
  • Work Experience: 3-4 year

Job Description

  • Qualification: Maters in Education/Management/Social Sciences
  • Work Experience: 3-4 years
  • Primarily responsibilities: Program design and management
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Deputy Manager Academic

01 Noida/Lucknow See Details

Location:

Noida/Lucknow

Job Description:

This is key position in the elementary program of SHIKSHA Initiative. Candidate should able to conceptualise, create and deliver the program with changes in vision, policy and priorities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Need assessment: based on change in situation propose and conduct need assessment for new intervention as per the approval of leadership. Conduct stakeholder meetings/FDGs and compile comprehensive requirement for the leadership perusals.
  • Planning: Conduct preplanning deliberation for finalising the agenda or areas for the discussion during annual planning workshop. Based on agenda and leadership directives propose alternates for the upcoming academic sessions. Develop executable plan for the rollout of activities and align all teams accordingly.
  • Training and Development: align academic rollout with Training Manager/department. Facilitate in developing the capacity of team member according to diverse profile and roles across the organisation working directly with delivery and mentoring.
    • Training and Development – based on TNI development of training, responsible for effectiveness of training, grooming ToT and team
    • Training development and evaluation [capacity development] – identifying the academic points for training for SHIKSHA Team
  • Content development:
    • ICT development for students and teachers based on curriculum and pedagogies for effective learning outcomes.
    • understanding of ICT features/ areas for intervention (LMS, templates, app)
    • Content development – Communication and clarity with ID. Expectation management with ID and grooming if needed.
    • Content testing and quality – Understanding of Content Testing and understanding of progress in QC
    • Understanding of technology/platform involved in developing diverse content for different segments/sections in academic delivery
  • Curriculum development: being curriculum enabler device curriculum for nurturing the lifelong learning opportunity for students and teachers. To make this possible deploy technology at best.

    Based on curriculum continuously work towards enhancing the quality of delivery (activity development, TLM, suggested infra, etc. ) for SHIKSHA elementary

  • Assessment and survey development: Need gathering for various academic related survey and develop tools as per the guidelines. Beside survey, develop diverse assessment tools for strengthening teaching – learning process. Equip teachers to assess students for effectiveness/learning outcomes.
    • Assessment and other survey tool development, training and supervising team for delivering/execution of the tools.
    • Develop tools and techniques for ease of teachers and students. Also, conduct training for field team to effectively observe/monitor assessments at schools which will help in TNI for Teachers and students.
  • Innovations and continuous improvement: based on learning/demand from field look for solutions takes program to next level. Keep presenting /proposing areas for improvement along with solutions- content, content delivery, supervision, student and teacher experience. Pilot the approved solution or prototypes, for scaling. R&D and innovation to develop enhancers for the delivery of education in the related scenario.
  • Coordination and team development: this role requires close working with other departments/functions. Timely information and material sharing required regular meetings and briefings.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain meeting records for all key development related task, Monitoring and evaluation including reporting [ for academic related tasks]
    • Documentation of pilots, field study/observation and training reports along with review and sharing
    • Maintain archive old manuals and reports, any documentation related to achieving development
    • Document case studies and best practices from the field for enriching other areas of program

Qualification and experience:

  • Candidate should have experience of working on field (direct implementation) and at management level in education sector, must have worked with government school in rural areas.
  • Worked on projects/program related to bridge digital divide, use of technology for process improvement and quality improvement
  • Must possess master’s degree in education, psychology or social sector
  • With experience of 15 year or more in social sector
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Program Coordinator (SME Hindi)

01 Noida/Lucknow See Details

Location:

Noida/Lucknow

Responsibilities:

  • Product/program development
    • Design and implement effective learning activities (ICT based content) – in collaboration with other team members, work with others to scope and implement appropriate and effective knowledge capture and sharing activities
    • Think outside the box – identify and share more creative, efficient and effective ways to engage audiences and facilitate sharing and collaboration
    • Lead development team and collaborate with field and design teams to plan and develop content, style and layout
    • Create and publish engaging content and follow effective pedagogy for respective target/beneficiaries – includes ability to edit, proofread and improve story boards or content outlines
    • Organize/setup a network of external stakeholders – developers, policy makers, researchers etc.
    • Prepare product outline/specification for program enhancement or new versions
    • Prepare training manual for every new release of product/process along with versioning
    • Conduct pilot for new interventions
    • Develop TLM/training aids as required
  • Program implementation
    • Prepare teaching plan fr all versin
    • Develop lesson plan for existing and new versions
    • Lead team of FS/FO while implementing new interventions
    • Coordinate with Assessment and field team to assess quality of instruction delivery and students’ performance
  • Team/Staff development
    • Development of annual, bi annual or quarterly plan of trainings for teachers (external) and teachers/FO (internal)
    • Develop manuals for special Programs for achieving 90:90 ( Teacher specific) for respective subject
    • Identify and assess future and current training needs through periodic TNI – job analysis, career paths, and consultation with line managers
    • Develop team of trainers for Theta stage implementation
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
    • Develop and execute Training Evaluation plan
    • Prepare training evaluation report and submit to CT
    • Periodic monitoring of lesson plan and teaching plan for Theta and regular of Open Lab (R& D schools)
    • Supervise team of researchers/pilot team (R&D schools)
  • Documentation
    • Document the pilot plan, process and proceedings
    • Maintain records of student observations and prepare reports , as required
    • Develop pool of reference/literature/resource material for program and people development

Qualification & experience:

  • Qualification: PG in Hindi/psychology [ command over Hindi should be strong]
  • Experience: 10-year experience in content/program design, training development for teachers, developing surveys/feedback system for Hindi
  • Skills
    • Excellent facilitation, program/activity management, and written and oral communication skills
    • Creative problem-solving and ability to work under tight deadline

Work Condition:

  • Willing to travel in rural India (UP)
  • Work with Government school teachers (primary) at school level.
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Program Cordinator (Primary Education)

01 Noida/Lucknow See Details

Location:

Noida/Lucknow

Responsibilities:

  • Product/program development
    • Design and implement effective learning activities (ICT based content) – in collaboration with other team members, work with others to scope and implement appropriate and effective knowledge capture and sharing activities
    • Explore out of box solutions – identify and share more creative, efficient and effective ways to engage audiences and facilitate sharing and collaboration
    • Lead development team and collaborate with field and design teams to plan and develop content, style and layout
    • Create and publish engaging content and follow effective pedagogy for respective target/beneficiaries – includes ability to edit, proofread and improve story boards or content outlines
    • Organize/setup a network of external stakeholders – developers, policy makers, researchers etc.
    • Prepare product outline/specification for program enhancement or new versions
    • Prepare training manual for every new release of product/process along with versioning
    • Conduct pilot for new interventions
    • Develop TLM/training aids as required
  • Program implementation
    • Prepare teaching plan for all version
    • Develop lesson plan for existing and new versions
    • Lead team of FS/FO while implementing new interventions
    • Coordinate with Assessment and field team to assess quality of instruction delivery and students’ performance
  • Team/Staff development
    • Development of annual, bi annual or quarterly plan of trainings for teachers (external) and teachers/FO (internal)
    • Develop manuals for special Programs for achieving 90:90 ( Teacher specific) for respective subject
    • Identify and assess future and current training needs through periodic TNI – job analysis, career paths, and consultation with line managers
    • Develop team of trainers for Theta stage implementation
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
    • Develop and execute Training Evaluation plan
    • Prepare training evaluation report and submit to CT
    • Periodic monitoring of lesson plan and teaching plan for Theta and regular of Open Lab (R& D schools)
    • Supervise team of researchers/pilot team (R&D schools)
  • Documentation
    • Document the pilot plan, process and proceedings
    • Maintain records of student observations and prepare reports , as required
    • Develop pool of reference/literature/resource material for program and people development

Qualification & experience:

  • Qualification: MBA, Maters in Education/Humanities/Social Sciences or others
  • Experience: 7- 10 year experience in content/program design, training development for teachers, developing surveys/feedback system for Hindi
  • Skills
    • Excellent facilitation, program/activity management, and written and oral communication skills
    • Creative problem-solving and ability to work under tight deadline

Work Condition:

  • Willing to travel in rural India (UP)
  • Work with Government school teachers (primary) at school level.
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Project Associate-Research and Documentation (Operations)

01 Dadri See Details

Location:

Dadri

About Shiv Nadar Foundation (SNF) was established in 1994 by Shiv Nadar, Founder of HCL. SNF is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals through transformational education to bridge the socio-economic divide. It pursues a philosophy of ‘Creative Philanthropy. It is a powerful model which envisages the creation of institutions that go beyond the lifetime of its founders and continue to impact future generations for many centuries to come. It is an approach that allows sustained institutionalized philanthropy for long-term, high-impact, socio-economic transformation.

SHIKSHA Initiative under Shiv Nadar Foundation (started in 2012 to eradicate illiteracy from Uttar Pradesh by creating a model which is easily replicable, scalable and measurable) is working with government schools in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to improve educational standards/learning outcome. Various interventions in this direction are being carried out including ICT content based on the current UPSERT curriculum and tactfully making it more inclusive and interesting for the students.

Responsibilities:

(A) Research and Documentation:

  • Develop/ utilize/ maintain templates for capturing all project activities.
  • Responsible for collecting data points, analyzing and generating various project report.
  • Documenting standard operating procedure, best practices, and field research findings.
  • Monitor data and generate reports at regular intervals.
  • Build organizational knowledge base through research and documentation.
  • Identify opportunities for new research and data analysis base on organisation requirement.
  • Support in preparing concept notes, project closure reports and other projects related documents.
  • Developing research papers articles based on the research and data analysis.
  • Designing of research tools, conduct research and collect data from field
  • Other required documentations related duties, key responsibilities as per reporting manager.

(B) Operations:

  • He/she shall ensure implementation of defined project deliverables as per Project Academic Calendar.
  • He/she shall ensure all project related tasks and activities are planned and executed in a timely and effective manner.
  • He/she shall act as a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for all project related communications/ directives/instructions/requests between the organisation and the different stakeholders. He/she shall also ensure smooth communication exchange between the two parties.
  • He/she shall also explore partnerships with other non-government entities working in the similar domain that can contribute in any possible way for the project.
  • Ensure Mentoring and Monitoring visits to project area schools as per requirement defined visits.
  • To facilitate and organise meetings between the organisation and Government officials as and when required.
  • He/she shall ensure weekly/monthly/quarterly project reviews with the relevant Government departments and stakeholders (DM/CDO/BSA etc.)
  • In addition to the above points, he/she shall be liable to take additional responsibilities as and when entrusted upon from time to time.
  • Planning for training and various project related activities.

(C) Finance:

  • Keeping track of all budgeting activities.
  • Coordination with SNF finance- SNF accounting team.
  • Keeping track of finances of SHIKSHA Initiative.

(D) IT:

  • Keeping track of IT equipment health and their optimum usage.
  • Coordination with SNF and SHIKSHA IT team for various project requirements.
  • Keeping record of all the assets serial number and other details.

(E) Audit:

  • He/she will be responsible to conduct project wide audit at Dadri and Sitapur location.
  • He/she will be responsible to conduct IT assets verification and coordination with asset verification team.

(F) Procurement:

Coordination with SNF procurement team for various project related requirements.

Qualification:

  • Should possess Post graduation degree in development studies/social work/mass communication.
  • Candidate with prior experience working in research domain will be preferred.
  • Familiarity and expertise on different data analytical tools like (Microsoft suit, SPSS etc.)

Desired skill sets:

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office with Advance excels
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Project Management tools
  • Report writing, Proposal writing, Designing Concept note etc.

Reporting Manager: Project Manager, SHIKSHA CoE (or unless and until stated otherwise)

Base Location: SHIKSHA CoE headquarters

Area office: Shiv Nadar University, Dadri

Salary: as per the experience/negotiable

Terms and conditions of employment:

  • As mentioned in your employment contract and shall be liable to change as per the discretion of the organization.
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Project Associate-Research and Documentation (SHIKSHA Plus)

01 Dadri See Details

Location:

Dadri

About Shiv Nadar Foundation (SNF) was established in 1994 by Shiv Nadar, Founder of HCL. SNF is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals through transformational education to bridge the socio-economic divide. It pursues a philosophy of ‘Creative Philanthropy. It is a powerful model which envisages the creation of institutions that go beyond the lifetime of its founders and continue to impact future generations for many centuries to come. It is an approach that allows sustained institutionalized philanthropy for long-term, high-impact, socio-economic transformation.

SHIKSHA Initiative under Shiv Nadar Foundation (started in 2012 to eradicate illiteracy from Uttar Pradesh by creating a model which is easily replicable, scalable and measurable) is working with government schools in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to improve educational standards/learning outcome. Various interventions in this direction are being carried out including ICT content based on the current UPSERT curriculum and tactfully making it more inclusive and interesting for the students.

Responsibilities:

(A) Research and Documentation:

  • Develop/ utilize/ maintain templates for capturing all project activities.
  • Responsible for collecting data points, analyzing and generating various project report.
  • Documenting standard operating procedure, best practices, and field research findings.
  • Monitor data and generate reports at regular intervals.
  • Build organizational knowledge base through research and documentation.
  • Identify opportunities for new research and data analysis base on organisation requirement.
  • Support in preparing concept notes, project closure reports and other projects related documents.
  • Developing research papers articles based on the research and data analysis.
  • Designing of research tools, conduct research and collect data from field
  • Other required documentations related duties, key responsibilities as per reporting manager.

(B) Operations:

  • He/she shall ensure implementation of defined project deliverables as per Project Academic Calendar.
  • He/she shall ensure all project related tasks and activities are planned and executed in a timely and effective manner.
  • He/she shall act as a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for all project related communications/ directives/instructions/requests between the organisation and the different stakeholders. He/she shall also ensure smooth communication exchange between the two parties.
  • He/she shall also explore partnerships with other non-government entities working in the similar domain that can contribute in any possible way for the project.
  • Ensure Mentoring and Monitoring visits to project area schools as per requirement defined visits.
  • To facilitate and organise meetings between the organisation and Government officials as and when required.
  • He/she shall ensure weekly/monthly/quarterly project reviews with the relevant Government departments and stakeholders (DM/CDO/BSA etc.)
  • In addition to the above points, he/she shall be liable to take additional responsibilities as and when entrusted upon from time to time.
  • Planning for training and various project related activities.

Qualification:

  • Should possess Post graduation degree in development studies/social work/mass communication.
  • Candidate with prior experience working in research domain will be preferred.
  • Familiarity and expertise on different data analytical tools like (Microsoft suit, SPSS etc.)

Desired skill sets:

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office with Advance excels
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Project Management tools
  • Report writing, Proposal writing, Designing Concept note etc.

Reporting Manager: Project Manager, SHIKSHA CoE (or unless and until stated otherwise)

Base Location: SHIKSHA CoE headquarters

Area office: Shiv Nadar University, Dadri

Salary: as per the experience/negotiable

Terms and conditions of employment:

  • As mentioned in your employment contract and shall be liable to change as per the discretion of the organization.
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Full Stack Developer

01 Sector-3, Noida See Details

Location:

Sector-3, Noida

We are looking for a Full Stack Developer with 2-3 years of experience in web application development. The ideal candidate will have strong skills in both front-end and back-end technologies. Knowledge of open source frameworks.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Design and develop web applications using front-end technologies.
    • Collaborate with the team to design and implement new features, and optimize existing applications for maximum performance and scalability.
    • Troubleshoot and debug issues that arise during development or in production, and provide timely solutions.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate effectively with others.
    • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in web development, and continually improve your own skills and knowledge.
    • Ensure that web applications are secure, scalable, and user-friendly, and meet the needs of the end users.

Key Skills and Requirements:

    • Strong skills in front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as back-end technologies such as PHP.
    • Knowledge of database technologies such as MySQL and experience with efficient data storage and retrieval mechanisms.
    • Familiarity with version control systems such as Git, and experience with Agile development methodologies.
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with a focus on delivering high-quality code and applications.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • Knowledge of open source frameworks such as Laravel or CodeIgniter as well as CMS platforms like WordPress.

 

If you are a Full Stack Developer with a passion for creating innovative web applications and possess the required skills and experience, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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Associate/Deputy Manager- Finance

01 Dadri See Details

Location:

Dadri

Organization Background:

Shiv Nadar Foundation (SNF) was established in 1994 by Shiv Nadar, Founder of HCL. SNF is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals through transformational education to bridge the socio-economic divide. It pursues a philosophy of ‘Creative Philanthropy. It is a powerful model which envisages the creation of institutions that go beyond the lifetime of its founders and continue to impact future generations for many centuries to come. It is an approach that allows sustained institutionalized philanthropy for long-term, high-impact, socio-economic transformation.
SHIKSHA Initiative under Shiv Nadar Foundation (started in 2012 to eradicate illiteracy from Uttar Pradesh by creating a model which is easily replicable, scalable and measurable) is working with government schools in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to improve educational standards/learning outcome. Various interventions in this direction are being carried out including ICT content based on the current UPSCERT curriculum and tactfully making it more inclusive and interesting for the students.

Role & Responsibilities:

1. Taking responsibility of all the essential financial functions of organization and the planning and execution of financial duties as per the need of the projects.
2. Preparing and reviewing financial statements, reports, and forecasts it to ensure financial stability.
3. Drafting budgets, income statements, balance sheets, tax returns, and reports required by regulatory authorities.
4. Preparing reports on accounts payables, receivables, and inventory management, bank reconciliation and various reports needed by management.
5. Observing the risks involved in the financial activities and strategize to manage it.
6. Handling financial negotiations with banks and financial institution.
7. Engagement in procurement processes.
8. Evaluating the financial performance of the organization.
9. Keeping track of all budgeting activities of SHIKSHA Initiative
10. Coordinating with SNF finance and procurement team.
11. Interested in taking additional tasks assigned as per the requirements.

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field.
2. Candidate with prior experience working in financial domain will be preferred.
3. A good understanding of financial management obligations, especially statutory obligations and requirements.
4. Proficiency in financial planning software such as MS Office (Excel, Word and Power point) and SAP.

Reporting Manager: Senior Project Manager, SHIKSHA Initiative

Base Location: SHIKSHA Initiative office, Shiv Nadar University, Dadri, Gautambuddh Nagar

Salary: As per the experience/negotiable

Terms and conditions of employment:

As mentioned in your employment contract and shall be liable to change as per the discretion of the organisation.

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Associate Manager/Deputy Manager

01 Sitapur/ Lucknow See Details

Location:

Sitapur/ Lucknow

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

 

Partnerships

  • 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.

 

Remuneration:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
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Project Coordinator

01 Sitapur See Details

Location:

Sitapur

Experience: 10+ years

Qualifications: Any post graduate preferably MBA/MSW.

Location – Sitapur

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the daily progress of projects.
  • Providing detailed updates to project managers or other stakeholders.
  • Managing external stakeholders/partners.
  • Financial management and Project Budgeting.
  • Ordering necessary supplies for assigned programs and ensuring end to end bookkeeping.
  • Ensuring team members have the supplies and resources they need to complete their assigned tasks on time.
  • Data Analytics and Reporting
  • Planning meetings and conducting weekly/fortnightly/ monthly project reviews.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for working closely with team members and managers and effectively managing problems as they occur.
  • Leadership: As the primary point of contact for team members, you must be able to provide guidance, feedback, and encouragement for the achievement goals.
  • Organization and time management: Managing the daily activities and needs of an entire team requires an excellent ability to multi-task and effectively manage time.
  • Problem solving and conflict management at the preliminary levels.
  • Recognize the need for capacity building and trainings for the team and ensuring such activities are held as required or at regular intervals.
  • Organize sessions, functions, celebrations as per project requirement.

 

Note: The candidate should be able to take up additional tasks/responsibilities assigned to them as per project requirement.

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Project Manager/Assistant Project Manager

01 Sitapur/ Lucknow See Details

Location:

Sitapur/ Lucknow

Organization: Shiv Nadar Foundation

Project: SHIKSHA Initiative

Position: Project Manager/Assistant Project Manager

Location: Sitapur/ Lucknow

Date of Joining: Immediately

Reporting to: Project Head- Expansion and Outreach

Project Summary:

SHIKSHA Initiative – an ICT based program of Shiv Nadar Foundation is functional in nearly 1700 schools of Sitapur, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Bulandshahr, Sonbhadra, Shravasti, Balrampur, Siddharthnagar, Kasganj, Chandauli, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Gonda, Prayagraj, Lucknow, Mau, Chitrakoot, Bahraich, Fatehpur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Aligarh, Bareilly and Etah districts of Uttar Pradesh. The program is enhancing quality of education, enriching the teaching-learning process and nurturing lifelong learners.

Shiv Nadar Foundation (estd. 1994), has always striven to promote inclusive education and make high impact visible difference in the lives of the children. To address quality of education, foundation is reaching out to students at both the school and university level across rural and urban India. Considering the literacy percentage in India and education gap among urban and rural students, foundation decided to introduce a profound intervention – SHIKSHA Initiative. It was started in 2012 with the vision “Literacy for an inclusive and empowered society”, thereby working on improving the quality of education in Indian schools, by creating a model which is easily replicable, scalable and measurable. SHIKSHA Initiative program of Shiv Nadar Foundation has benefitted nearly 2,08,000 students of 2020 primary schools in 22 districts of U.P. and trained 4,100 teachers on using SHIKSHA Initiatives ICT based digital contents approved by SCERT (U.P.) to make classroom teaching-learning more effective and engaging. Currently, SHIKSHA Initiative leverage the foundation’s expertise in transformational education and its technology prowess to create an intervention based on ICT.

Visit project website for more details www.shikshainitiative.org

 

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.

Responsibilities:

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

 

Partnerships

  • 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 8 – 10 years of experience in the role of assistant /deputy/associate manager. 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.

 

Remuneration:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
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Resource Coordinator

01 Sitapur See Details

Location:

Sitapur

Education – Any PG

Experience – Minimum 8 years (preferably in education domain)

Location – Sitapur

Responsibilities: –

  • Monitor operations of assigned project/program at Sitapur.
  • Documentation & Data Analytics.
  • Feedback gathering, compilation and reporting.
  • Coordinate with content development team
  • Train/orient expansion team on operations.
  • Community mobilization- Tool development, manual preparations, official permissions, meetings.
  • Event planning and execution.
  • Mentoring of field team
  • Identify area of team capacity development and help in expansion of program.
  • Tapping local resources necessary for smooth functioning and betterment of the program.
  • Facilitate/Plan & guide field team for executing tests/baseline – endline assessments.

 

Note: Should be able to take up additional tasks/responsibilities assigned to them as per project requirement.

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Project Associate – Research and Documentation

01 Dadri See Details

Location:

Dadri

About Shiv Nadar Foundation (SNF) was established in 1994 by Shiv Nadar, Founder of HCL. SNF is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals through transformational education to bridge the socio-economic divide. It pursues a philosophy of ‘Creative Philanthropy. It is a powerful model which envisages the creation of institutions that go beyond the lifetime of its founders and continue to impact future generations for many centuries to come. It is an approach that allows sustained institutionalized philanthropy for long-term, high-impact, socio-economic transformation.

SHIKSHA Initiative under Shiv Nadar Foundation (started in 2012 to eradicate illiteracy from Uttar Pradesh by creating a model which is easily replicable, scalable and measurable) is working with government schools in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to improve educational standards/learning outcome. Various interventions in this direction are being carried out including ICT content based on the current UPSERT curriculum and tactfully making it more inclusive and interesting for the students.

Responsibilities:

(A) Research and Documentation:

  • Develop/ utilize/ maintain templates for capturing all project activities.
  • Responsible for collecting data points, analyzing and generating various project report.
  • Documenting standard operating procedure, best practices, and field research findings.
  • Monitor data and generate reports at regular intervals.
  • Build organizational knowledge base through research and documentation.
  • Identify opportunities for new research and data analysis base on organisation requirement.
  • Support in preparing concept notes, project closure reports and other projects related documents.
  • Developing research papers articles based on the research and data analysis.
  • Designing of research tools, conduct research and collect data from field
  • Other required documentations related duties, key responsibilities as per reporting manager.

 

(B) Operations:

  • He/she shall ensure implementation of defined project deliverables as per Project Academic Calendar.
  • He/she shall ensure all project related tasks and activities are planned and executed in a timely and effective manner.
  • He/she shall act as a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for all project related communications/ directives/instructions/requests between the organisation and the different stakeholders. He/she shall also ensure smooth communication exchange between the two parties.
  • He/she shall also explore partnerships with other non-government entities working in the similar domain that can contribute in any possible way for the project.
  • Ensure Mentoring and Monitoring visits to project area schools as per requirement defined visits.
  • To facilitate and organise meetings between the organisation and Government officials as and when required.
  • He/she shall ensure weekly/monthly/quarterly project reviews with the relevant Government departments and stakeholders (DM/CDO/BSA etc.)
  • In addition to the above points, he/she shall be liable to take additional responsibilities as and when entrusted upon from time to time.
  • Planning for training and various project related activities.

(C) Finance:

  • Keeping track of all budgeting activities.
  • Coordination with SNF finance- SNF accounting team.
  • Keeping track of finances of SHIKSHA Initiative.

(D) IT:

  • Keeping track of IT equipment health and their optimum usage.
  • Coordination with SNF and SHIKSHA IT team for various project requirements.
  • Keeping record of all the assets serial number and other details.

(E) Audit:

  • He/she will be responsible to conduct project wide audit at Dadri and Sitapur location.
  • He/she will be responsible to conduct IT assets verification and coordination with asset verification team.

 

(F) Procurement:

Coordination with SNF procurement team for various project related requirements.

Qualification:

  • Should possess Post graduation degree in development studies/social work/mass communication.
  • Candidate with prior experience working in research domain will be preferred.
  • Familiarity and expertise on different data analytical tools like (Microsoft suit, SPSS etc.)

 

Desired skill sets:

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office with Advance excels
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Project Management tools
  • Report writing, Proposal writing, Designing Concept note etc.

 

Reporting Manager: Project Manager, SHIKSHA CoE (or unless and until stated otherwise)

Base Location: SHIKSHA CoE headquarters              Area office: Shiv Nadar University, Dadri

Salary: as per the experience/negotiable

Terms and conditions of employment:

As mentioned in your employment contract and shall be liable to change as per the discretion of the organisation.

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Content Coordinator

01 Sector 3, Noida See Details

Location:

Sector 3, Noida

About Shiv Nadar Foundation (SNF) was established in 1994 by Shiv Nadar, Founder of HCL.

SNF is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals through transformational education to bridge the socioeconomic divide. It pursues a philosophy of ‘Creative Philanthropy. It is a powerful model which envisages the creation of institutions that go beyond the lifetime of its founders and continue to impact future generations for many centuries to come. It is an approach that allows sustained institutionalized philanthropy for long-term, high-impact, socio-economic transformation.

SHIKSHA Initiative under Shiv Nadar Foundation (started in 2012 to eradicate illiteracy from Uttar Pradesh by creating a model which is easily replicable, scalable, and measurable) is working with government schools in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to improve educational standards/learning outcomes. Numerous accelerated technology-enabled literacy interventions are being carried out in this direction based on the UPSCERT curriculum. Since its inception, SHIKSHA Initiative has touched the lives of 185000+ students in more than 1700 schools and trained around 4500 teachers in using ICT to make pedagogy more effective and engaging.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the content team and other stakeholders within the organization.
  • Provide eLearning market research on the latest tools and developments.
  • Designing questions, adaptive assessments and personalized lesson plans.
  • Creates new resources and interactivity suitable for the K12 level.
  • Review and edit manuscripts, storyboards, audio, and video scripts.
  • Formulating a cross-platform content strategy.
  • Work on creating guidelines and set processes for zero-error content creation, and setting QA/review processes.
  • Planning and managing creative content production pipeline using project management tools, essential documentation, and necessary reporting.
  • Interacting with the tech and product teams to suggest product features, try different teaching strategies, request specific data points as feedback, and make sure the product aligns with our vision for education.

Educational Qualification and Skills:

  • Project management experience with great written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent Hindi and English language skills, copy-editing and proofreading experience.
  • Being detail-oriented and capable of delivering a high level of accuracy
  • Fluent in MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • eLearning/ EdTech/ educational publishing experience.
  • The ability to think like an educator, intuitively understanding what the audience needs to know and how they want to consume it.
  • Instructional/Learning/eLearning design experience.
  • Experience with Math/STEM content or a related background.
  • CMS experience

Experience: 3+ years of full-time experience developing/editing/producing educational test-preparation content.

Requirement: Should be okay to travel in rural parts of Uttar Pradesh.

Reporting to – Academic Head

Salary – Competent to market standards and dependent on your last drawn.

Selection Process –

  • 1st round – telephonic interview
  • Job-specific written test
  • Interview with HR
  • Interview with core vertical heads
  • Final interview with Project Director
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Training Manager

01 Sector 3, Noida See Details

Location:

Sector 3, Noida

About Shiv Nadar Foundation (SNF) was established in 1994 by Shiv Nadar, Founder of HCL.

SNF is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals through transformational education to bridge the socioeconomic divide. It pursues a philosophy of ‘Creative Philanthropy. It is a powerful model which envisages the creation of institutions that go beyond the lifetime of its founders and continue to impact future generations for many centuries to come. It is an approach that allows sustained institutionalized philanthropy for long-term, high-impact, socio-economic transformation.

SHIKSHA Initiative under Shiv Nadar Foundation (started in 2012 to eradicate illiteracy from Uttar Pradesh by creating a model which is easily replicable, scalable, and measurable) is working with government schools in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to improve educational standards/learning outcomes. Numerous accelerated technology-enabled literacy interventions are being carried out in this direction based on the UPSCERT curriculum. Since its inception, SHIKSHA Initiative has touched the lives of 185000+ students in more than 1700 schools and trained around 4500 teachers in using ICT to make pedagogy more effective and engaging.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identifying training needs by consulting with stakeholders and using needs assessments.
  • Review and modify existing training programs and develop new programs that target tangible results.
  • Develop educational materials on a quarterly or annual basis as needed, including visual aids, multimedia learning tools, and training manuals.
  • Utilize a variety of methods such as conferences, demonstrations, workshops, classroom training, meetings, and on-the-job training to make training and development an interesting and dynamic process.
  • Conduct required and recommended training in various locations to in-house teams, external government teachers, Anganwadi workers, DIET, SCERT, BRC, etc.
  • Collaborate with other training vendors or third-party training providers.
  • Continually evaluate training solutions for quality, business impact, and scalability.
  • Ensures that training milestones and goals are met while adhering to the approved training budget.
  • Prepares and implements training budget.
  • Review and analyze instructional effectiveness and prepare reports determining the impact of training on employee skills and how it affects KPIs.
  • Manage training schedules.
  • Manage database and training records.
  • Device ways to monitor and evaluate the impact of training.
  • Develop a training team by holding train-the-trainer sessions and handhold them till they become proficient.
  • Government liaising.

Educational Qualification and Skills:

  • MBA or any degree in education and training.
  • Is well-versed in educational and organizational training theories and methodologies.
  • Proficient in communication – Hindi and English.
  • Knowledge of advanced computer skills – MS Suite
  • Ability to manage multiple training events.
  • Data analysis.
  • Effective inter-team coordination.
  • Ability to moderate large groups.
  • Good experience of providing complete full training cycle٫ assessing needs٫ plan٫ develop٫ coordinate٫ monitor and evaluate.
  • Excellent knowledge of instructional design theory and implementation.
  • Close familiarity with traditional and modern job training methods and techniques

Experience: 5-7 years of experience as a facilitator or trainer in the education sector.

Requirement: Should be okay to travel in rural parts of Uttar Pradesh.

Reporting to – Academic Head

Salary – Competent to market standards and dependent on your last drawn.

Selection Process

  • 1st round – telephonic interview
  • Job-specific written test
  • Interview with HR
  • Interview with core team members
  • Final interview with Project Director
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