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Summary
We are looking for a passionate and visionary professionals who are keen on working closely with the government in catalyzing large scale change by finding solutions for some of the most challenging problems of India. The chosen team members shall work on various projects and will be expected to contribute through research, project design and implementation and monitoring of initiatives in independant and multistakeholder projects. The experience of working with state and central government will be a sigificant advantage.

Projects focus with nature of work:

  • Air Quality Improvement – Policy Research and Advocacy
  • Social Protections for Migrant Workers – Policy Research and Advocacy
  • Green Economy – Project implementation and Management
  • State Level Consultancy – Multi-sectoral projects
  • Engagement With Law makers – Policy Research and Outreach
  • District Projects – Holistic Development of Marginalised Communities in close collaboration with the District Administration
  • Organisation Development

Positions, eligiblity criteria and major responsiblities:

Team Lead/ Project Manager:

Eligiblity: 4 Years of relevant experience along with Master’s degree in subjects like Environment/Labor studies/Economics/Public Policy or other alike subjects. Multi disciplinary streams in academics are preferred.

Major responsiblities: Managing project/s, managing a team, manage stakeholders and partners, lead innovative practices, propose out of the box solutions and work for change etc.

Attitude preferred: Problem solver, Visionary with action bias, Empathetic Leader and Team player.

Associate:

Eligiblity: 3 Years of relevant experience along with Bachelor’s degree in subjects like Environment/Labor studies/Economics/Public Policy or other alike subjects

        Major responsiblities: Leading the deliverables for the allocated projects, engage with stakeholders, propose and pilot innovative practices, and harp for growth etc.

        Attitude preferred: Problem solver, Climber, Visionary with action bias, empathetic and team player.

Analyst:

Eligbility: 1 year of experience along with Master’s degree or 2 Years of relevant experience along with Bachelor’s degree in subjects like Environment/Labor studies/Economics/Public Policy or other alike subjects;

Major responsiblities: Leading the deliverables for the allocated projects, propose and pilot innovative practices, and harp for growth. 

Attitude preferred: Problem solver, Climber, Action bias, Learner, and team player.

  • The remuneration structure is at par with the Standards of Indian Consulting Firms.
  • We follow a 4-round-process for selection: 1. Profile Shortlisting 2. Primary Interaction 3. Written Asignment 4. Final Interview
  • Position in Andhra Pradesh and Chattishgarh are on priority [Data Analyst/Associates, and Project Manager]

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Motive:  Ensure best talent pool available for the organisation, build organisational systems for increased predictability in management of team members’ and growth of each team member in the best way possible

About the Position

Swaniti Initiative is looking for a passionate and vision driven individual who can for an experienced professional who is keen on taking up a role which is focused on enhancing the processes of talent acquisition, ensure adherence to HR rules and processes for increased fulfilment of team members. The Associate plays a critical role by being responsible for understanding the skill demand of various projects, designing recruitment strategy, and then designing processes or tests to assess the required skills and knowledge in the candidates. The role requires the individual to understand the paradigm of public policy, objectives of the organisation and the skill sets required to deliver on projects. It also requires the person to be a good communicator and a keen observer. As a part of Organisation Growth Management Team, the associate will be required to work in close coordination with other team members and grow with the organisation ensuring best experience to all the employees of the organisation.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the processes of recruitment to help candidates speedy feedback and communication about their application 
  • Establish an active communication channel with the institutions and work in close partnership with the partnership team
  • Prepare communication documents and conduct outreach exercises
  • Keep a track and act accordingly to ensure smooth operation of team members in various team
  • Process documents related to the onboarding of team members
  • Propose and introduce solutions to intensify the organisational growth
  • Support team members with any other work as may be required for management of talent

Qualifications required:

  • Masters in subjects like Public Administration, Human Resource Management or alike subjects. 4-year undergraduate degree holders are also encouraged
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities is a critical requirement
  • Experience of drafting project proposals, communication pieces and project reports etc. will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in development sector; experience in talent acquisition will be an added advantage
  • Prior experience of working with multilateral agencies and large foundations will be favourably looked upon
  • Strong organisational skills with the foundation of value based decision making

Skill and aptitude required:

  • Problem Solving skills
  •  Systemic thinking
  • Planning skills
  • Agility and lateral thinking
  • Documentation and Data Management skills
  • Polished communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS office and IT Tools

Remuneration: Commensurate to the experience and market standards

Reporting to: Lead – Organisation Growth Management, Swaniti Initiative

Location: New Delhi

Joining: As early as possible

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Motive:  Design & deploy systems and resources to enhance the capabilities of team members

About the Position

We are looking for an experienced professional who is keen on taking up a role which is focused on enhancing the processes of knowledge management and ensuring development of team members. The Associate – L&D plays a critical role by being responsible for interacting with team members of various projects, understanding their professional needs and then designing modules or mobilising experts to supply required skills and knowledge. The role requires the individual to understand the paradigm of public policy, objectives of the organisation and the skill sets required to deliver on projects. It also requires the person to a commitment towards creating systems for sustained focus on learning and development. As a part of Organisation Management Team, the associate will be required to ensure that the employees make the most out of the learning opportunities and grow with the organisation.

Qualifications required:

  • Post-graduate degree in psychology or alike subjects with a preference for those having a multidisciplinary academic profile
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in the development sector/government with a preference for those having worked on ground
  • At least 1 year of experience in designing module and/or knowledge management and change management
  • Prior experience of working with multilateral agencies and large foundations will be favourably looked upon.
  • Knowledge of effective learning and development methods
  • Demonstrate affinity to employees’ learning and human development
  • Strong organisational skills with the foundation of value based decision making

Responsibilities

  • Conducting assessment for employees
  • Designing frameworks for competency mapping and skill assessment
  • Design, deliver and facilitate workshops in alignment with the organisation’s objectives
  • Identify and maintain relationships with industry experts and mentors
  • Utilise e-learning platforms to conduct online training and workshops
  • Designing exercises to assess the Employees’ growth from modules and workshops
  • Develop and deploy customised learning material for various groups of team members
  • Facilitating systematic documentation of best practices and learnings
  • Build systems to capture the knowledge being created from delivery of projects
  • Facilitate the development of standardised governance frameworks
  • Inspire people for knowledge creation and dissemination
  • Overall design, implement, evaluate the L&D projects for growth of employees
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in learning trends, changes in learning theory, and developments in learning technologies

Skills Required and Personality Traits Preferred

Soft Skills

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Empathetic Leadership
  • Change management
  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Constructive Systemic Outlook with Design thinking
  • Data driven strategic planning and management
  • Proficiency in both Verbal and Written Communication (English & Hindi both languages)
  • Documentation and report writing
  • Module designing and facilitation
  • Team work

Computer Sills

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Google Drive, Survey Forms and file management
  • Documentation softwares

Personality Traits

  • Active listener
  • Problem solver
  • Agile
  • Quick Learner

Remuneration: Commensurate to the experience and market standards

Reporting to: Lead – Organisation Growth Management, Swaniti Initiative

Location: New Delhi

Joining: As early as possible

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Motive:  Design & deploy systems and processes and carryout the same to enhance the visibility and partnership of the organisation

About the Position

We are looking for an experienced professional who is keen on taking up a role which is focused on enhancing the visibility of the work of the organisation in public space and facilitating partnership with institutions of eminence across the world. The Associate plays a critical role by being responsible for interacting with team members of various projects, understanding the value of the impact created and carving out stories from the same. The role also requires the individual to understand the paradigm of public policy, objectives of the organisation and the appropriate institutions with whom mutually empowering partnerships may be built. It requires a dynamic outlook, identifying opportunities, an attitude of staying abreast with ongoing development, technological interventions in communication and ability to handle the digital and physical presence of the organisation. As a part of Organisation Management Team, the associate will be required to ensure that the websites, social media channels, physical visibility and communication with institutions is of high quality and consistent ensuring growth of the organisation.

Qualifications required:

  • Masters degree in either of management, international relations, journalism, globalisation or alike subjects with a preference for those having a multidisciplinary academic profile
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in the development sector/government with a preference for those having worked in roles like Business Development or Public Relations
  • Special value for polished business writing skills and IEC material design skills
  • Prior experience of working with multilateral agencies and large foundations will be favourably looked upon.
  • Knowledge of website handling will be of advantage
  • Strong organisational skills with the foundation of value based decision making

Responsibilities

  • Identify and facilitate new partnerships targeted towards knowledge creation and adequate talent pool
  • Maintain working relations with industry experts, mentors and other resource persons
  • Build partnerships with mainstream media for coverage of work being done by the organisation
  • Handle the communication channels of the organisation which includes all websites, social media accounts and blogs
  • Support the organisation in designing, developing, reviewing, editing and translating communication materials
  • Work across the organisation to identify projects, stories and messages that are engaging, motivating and high quality, and which communicate impact and showcase the work of the organisation
  • Identify opportunities for creating and delivering inspiring and attractive multimedia content about the work of the organisation
  • Contribute to identifying new and creative ways to enhance the visibility and outreach of the work of the organisation
  • Support the organisation with the creation and delivery of communications activities and products such as written content, newsletters, case studies, including infographics and learning events, related to the work of the organisation
  • Ensure that all communication materials synergize with the organisation communications strategies and branding
  • Ensure all communication material is targeted at audiences, and delivers key messages as per the preferences of the organisation
  • Support the organisation in documenting learnings as well as insights and building a ‘library’ of communication materials and impact stories

Skills Required and Personality Traits Preferred

Soft Skills

  • Critical thinking and observation skills
  • Dynamic content creation
  • Proficiency in both Verbal and Written Communication (English & Hindi both languages)
  • Documentation and creative writing
  • Digital content creation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Team work

Digital Skills

  • Website development and management [UIUX will be an added advantage]
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Google Drive, Survey Forms and analytical tools
  • Documentation softwares
  • Digital media tools

Personality Traits

  • Creative Thinker
  • Observer
  • Active listener
  • Problem solver
  • Agile
  • Quick Learner

Remuneration: Commensurate to the experience and market standards

Reporting to: Lead – Organisation Growth Management, Swaniti Initiative

Location: New Delhi

Joining: As early as possible

 

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About The Ecosystem:

Swaniti Initiative and its technology partner Ank Aha Private Limited, work together to deliver on the vision of “Data as a Public Good” for (i) enabling informed and aware citizens who can affect change and (ii) for better government and administrative decision making. We have  built a team of data and technology experts to create web, mobile and backend systems using the latest technologies who work in conjunction with governance, policy and development experts who understand the bottlenecks of delivering public services. Swaniti Initiative is a non-partisan, social enterprise that delivers development solutions to policy makers and representatives. Swaniti works with state governments and Parliamentarians across 17 states. We work through a three-pronged approach: provide research support on key government programs and initiatives, on ground implementation insights for delivery of public service and technological intervention to improve service delivery (via Ank Aha). The combined team works towards finding societal problems that can be tackled with technology and directly with government, administrative bodies and citizens to deploy the solutions. We have built multiple Management Information Systems, Resource Planning Systems, Mobile Applications, Dashboards and Artificial Intelligence tools for analysing big data that focus on creating social impact

Some of our work are accessible at our website and product is Jaano (Civic Participation platform) and Jaano India (Public data platform).

JOB PURPOSE 

To be the bridge between the technology team and the policy sector team to create new products and solve challenges for the citizens.  Job would include, directing the technology team for product development and engaging with the policy team, and citizens to creatively solve social challenges.  This role requires a leader who has the entrepreneurial zeal to create impact by conceptualizing and deploying new disruptive data and technology solutions relevant to the social development sector for impact and upliftment of millions of lives.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Entrepreneurial experience in technology is valued
  • The CPO will be expected to have a demonstrated record of being a ‘problem solver’ with ability to create out-of-box data-tech solutions for real on-ground problems.
  • At least 6 to 7 years of active work experience in the public or private sector with a role dealing directly with handling technology products and leading teams.
  • Good understanding of programming and software development processes
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills with a team player attitude
  • Critical thinking skills with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Passion and commitment to work for large scale impact.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and expand current technology products (Survey Collection Platform, JaanoIndia – Public Data Platform, Jaano – Civic Participation Platform)
  • Conceptualizing new products and features for technology tools to solve problems in peoples’ lives.
  • Lead the development and deployment to scale of existing and new products.
  • Analyzing and interpreting complex social sector data sets to identify patterns for providing insights and tools for various stakeholders and  

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work hours: Generally 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday
  • Employees covered with Health Insurance. 50% premium contribution by organisation.
  • Standard leave calendar

POSITION SUMMARY

Position Level: Senior Management

Sector: Gov-Tech

Reports to:  CEO, Swaniti Initiative

Nature of engagement: Regular

Remuneration: Commensurate with market standard and relevant experience

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