Programme Manager – Inclusion 100

Last Date to Apply
 14-May-20 23:59 HR
Job Description

Programme Manager – Inclusion 100, Leonard Cheshire

Located: Bangaluru, Karnataka, India

Hours of work: 35

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

About Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire is one of the world’s leading charities supporting persons with disabilities. We believe that persons with disabilities should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose – with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically and to participate fully in society.

Our international development programmes support children in school and disabled adults into employment across Africa and Asia. We have established local partners in countries of operation whom we have worked with for a number of years. Our ambitious new five-year international strategy aims to enrich lives and promote independence for more than 100,000 people with disabilities across Africa and Asia.

For more information about Leonard Cheshire, please visit: https://www.leonardcheshire.org/

Detailed JD for the position is available: https://www.sams.co.in/lcvacancies/JD_PM%E2%80%93I100_LC.pdf  

What we offer

• Fair and competitive pay rates
• Substantial annual leave with the possibility of buying or selling leave
• Medical insurance
• Travel insurance

About the Role

Leonard Cheshire is supporting an exciting new initiative to provide technical advice and programme management support, for mainstreaming a skills development and apprenticeship programme for disabled persons in India.

This role will be the lead, to ensure high level delivery, compliance, reporting and innovation, in our forward-thinking programmes that promote economic empowerment for persons with disabilities.

The role will also manage people and programmes budgets, technical experts, workflow and prioritisation as well as monitoring the programme activities for learning dissemination.

All the above will be done whilst also engaging with and influencing high level stakeholders and other actors in this innovative and digital arena.

About You

Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager and the Regional Representative as well as liaising with the wider Leonard Cheshire International Team, you will be responsible for providing high-level technical expertise and programme management support to key stakeholders involved in the implementation of this programme across India.

Your degree or demonstrable experience in the field of international development or private sector will show a strong understanding of digital innovations and solutions, within the employment sector or Inclusive Education. 

You must have excellent influencing and communication skills and the ability to lead a team and manage partners with high standards. Your experience of implementing projects will bring skills in reporting, compliance, safeguarding, as well as strong influencing and communications skills to allow liaising with high level external stakeholders, partners, networks as team management.

Further Information

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

A police check will be required for this role as well as the right to work in India.

Contact Information

Team SAMS
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612

Application Process

Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link, by or before May 14, 2020.