Senior Programme Manager – SARO

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

Senior Programme Manager – SARO, Leonard Cheshire

Located: Bangaluru, Karnataka
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:

Detailed Job Description for the position is available at:

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:

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and motivated, very experienced Programme Manager to join our dynamic team based in Bangalore. Reporting to the Regional Representative and liaising with the wider Leonard Cheshire International Team, you will ensure the high-level delivery of our Inclusive digital pathway’s programmes.

Your degree and / 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. 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.

We are looking for a creative self-starter, with excellent attention to detail, strong organisational, Communication and computer skills, and the ability to handle multiple, and varied tasks simultaneously. An understanding of disability issues would be advantageous.

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:

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