Careers

If you want to make a difference in the lives of young people in India, Quest Alliance gives you that opportunity in locations across the country.

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Karnataka

Senior Administrative Officer

Published 2018-10-10

We are looking for a Senior Administrative Officer who will manage day to day administrative and logistical support to the organisation and build relationship with vendors and suppliers.   

 

Roles and responsibilities

  1. Office building maintenance in Bangalore and Office space management across all offices
    1. Arranging plumbing, carpentry, electrical work and gardening in office.
    2. Annual maintenance work and other periodical maintenance work
    3. Managing the office kitchen finances
    4. Arrange local travel for staff or guest in Bangalore location.
    5. Coordinate staff travel for events like Q2L and Annual meet
    6. Purchase of furniture and fittings, stationery for office use.
    7. Support in annual vendor empanelment 
    8. Ensuring timely payment of Office rent and monthly bill payment for all locations except Bihar
    9. The rental agreement are signed and maintained for all locations except Bihar
    10. Management of office inventory in Bangalore and oversight of office inventory for all locations except Bihar
    11. Coding all new assets and maintain the asset register and keeping it always updated
    12. Half yearly physical audit of inventory against the record across all offices
    13. Ensure all the assets have insurance against theft, fire and other hazards across the office.
    14. Supporting the other location teams in setting up offices
  1. Management of Administrative staff
    1. Supervise housekeeping activities
    2. Ensure all the admin priorities are incorporated into the work of the admin staff
    3. Performance review and feedback
  1. Lead the external consultant process for Quest Alliance
    1. Working with state offices  and team leads  to empanel consultants  on an annual basis
    2. Supporting all teams in the Consultant processes  including drafting the consultant contracts  and follow up on payments
    3. Ensuring feedback process is in place for getting feedback from consultants on their experience of associating with Quest.
    4. Maintaining a database of Consultants  and their services
    5. Ensuring easy follow system in place and all staff are oriented about that

We are looking for people who:

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • Can work independently, with minimal supervision and is a go-getter
  • Can deal with ambiguity and proactively explore solutions
  • Experience in managing multi-dimensional partnerships across regions and geographies

Skill Sets:

  • Strong communication skills in English and Kannada, both written and verbal. Knowledge of Hindi and other regional languages is a bonus
  • Expert Microsoft Office Suite user
  • Any experience in event management is a plus

Contact

The last date to apply is 24 October 2018.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

We look forward to your application!

Business Development Manager – CSR

Published 2018-10-10

We are looking for Business Development Manager - CSR who will lead efforts to manage relationships with leading CSR practitioners across India and build long-term, strategic partnerships with Indian and multinational companies investing in social good.

The role will include outreach and partnership building with Indian and multinational companies and their CSR / corporate citizenship teams

Some examples of the work that will be involved: 

  • Building secondary and primary research intelligence on companies and foundations that are aligned to Quest’s vision and goals 
  • Build and manage key relationships and partnerships with multinational and Indian companies
  • Manage and help the Business Development coordinator with a work plan and oversee its execution
  • Work closely with the Business Development Coordinator to build a periodic research pool and generate regular leads on potential funders
  • Work closely with CSR Leads of Quest partner companies to plan long term impact programs
  • Contribute to building a consortium of funders in thematic areas including Digital Skills, Women in the Workforce, STEM for Girls and others
  • Work closely with Quest Program and Impact teams to assess impact and provide reporting to donors
  • Work closely with the CEO and COO on managing specific, key relationships
  • Participate in Government and other advocacy events as needed to further the programs being implemented with corporate support
  • Set up systems and processes to manage the fundraising and engagement cycles through CRMs and other systems
  • Attend forums, conferences and events to present, network and share possibilities of collaboration with Quest

We are looking for people who:

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • Can work independently, with minimal supervision and is a go-getter and enjoys interacting with corporate India and is a great communicator
  • Can deal with ambiguity and proactively explore solutions
  • Experience in managing multi-dimensional partnerships across regions and geographies

Skill Sets:

  • Strong affinity in Marketing, Fundraising, Business Development, Sales and Partnership Building
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of Hindi and other regional languages is a bonus
  • Expert Microsoft Office Suite user
  • Any experience in event management is a plus
  • Comfortable with spending more time outside the office for primary research and meetings would be required

Contact

The last date to apply is 25th October 2018.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received , Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

We look forward to your application!

Placement Support Associate

Published 2018-09-26

We are looking for a Placement support Associate who will support the program teams of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Kerala in organising placement activities/ events for ITIs and vocational training institutes by building relationships with prospective employers and ensuring that the students completing courses are getting competitive jobs.  

Scope of Work    

1.

Networking and building relationships with Prospective employers for ITI/ polytechnic specific trade this will include

 

 

  • Development and maintenance of a database of employers and HR personnel
  • Relationship building from cold calling to sustaining it
  • organising career fairs or placement events with multiple employers on a quarterly basis across geographies
  • Organising internship activities
  • Regular follow up with employers to organise walk-ins, campus drive & Placement day etc.
  • Working with the My Quest Program team and identifying the priority areas

2. Coordinating with Partner organisations and ITIs to ensure successful job placement for students

  • Keeping the institution heads regularly informed about the developments and plans
  • Constant follow up with the institutes for organising placement days and events
  • Follow up with students to ensure the students who have completed the course have been placed
  • Tracking non placed students by following up

3. Support program teams with career related activities

  • Organising & facilitating Job Readiness Training boot camps.
  • Co facilitating Placement sessions with the team, to ensure that the students  are given informed choices about Job opportunities available & they are lined up for the interviews.
  • Connecting not Placed students with employers with the support of regional teams.

4. Support with report writing

  • Compiling reports and updating about various activities undertaken under placements
  • Keeping supervisor informed about the developments through formal reporting

Experience and skills

  • A graduate degree with minimum 2-3 years work experience preferably in skills development and livelihood sector
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years of experience of  placement experience in NGO or of Technical institutes.
  • Experience of working & training of young adults for Jobs, OJT etc.
  • Experience of working on tight deadlines and with teams in multiple locations  
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English, Hindi and at least two of the 4 south Indian language
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

Personal attributes

  • willing to travel 3 weeks in a month across Southern states
  • self-motivated, enthusiastic and an energetic team player

Contact

To Apply:

Kindly apply through  the Quest Alliance standard application form which is given here.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSftYmeZOc0XBRl4WSyICp75zFt2MlPgbZNDCab69L3HUxYU2w/viewform

No C.Vs will be entertained.

The last date to apply is 15th October 2018.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received , Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

We look forward to your application!

Data Analyst

Published 2018-09-26

Quest Alliance looking for a Data Analyst to build a strong live data dashboard.

The role of Data Analyst  

  • Visualising the data requirements and designing  the systems and process to capture data.
  • Analyse the quantitative and qualitative data, including cleaning the data and conducting descriptive statistical analysis.
  • Build the capacity of program implementation teams  in the tools developed.
  • Lead, design and facilitate data collection/collation for impact assessment in collaboration with the leads of the various units and ensure timely reports generated and disseminated
  • In consultation with leads from the various units set the standard of data capture required within the organisation and analyse the data. Provide feedback and analysis on the data that is collected
  • Establish a system to know the status of the Quest Impact as an ecosystem builder

Skills requirement for Data Analyst

Eligibility:

  • Proven expertise in Strong data visualisation and analysis skills  (quantitative and qualitative) (3-5 years)
  • Strong knowledge about softwares and tools using for both qualitative and quantitative data input and analysis (Eg : R, Zoho, Power BI etc)
  • Knowledge about MySQL data structure and integration SQL db to data analysis tools.
  • Experience producing research and evaluation reports
  • Ability to integrate and clean data from multiple sources – surveys, Google Sheets, etc.
  • Ability to manage, collaborate and coordinate with external agencies
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Willingness to travel to field locations, as per need
  • An interest to look for newer ways of capturing program impact and learnings

Nice to have:

  • Proficiency in API Integrations

Contact

To Apply:

The last date to apply is 15th October 2018. The interested candidates fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSftYmeZOc0XBRl4WSyICp75zFt2MlPgbZNDCab69L3HUxYU2w/viewform

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received , Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

We look forward to your application!

Web Developer

Published 2018-09-26

Quest Alliance is looking for a Web Developer for developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions

Experience Required: 1 – 3 Years

Quest Alliance is looking for a Web Developer for developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions

Responsibilities

  1. Development of responsive web applications works in different platforms.
  2. Development of Progressive Web Apps

Skills Required

  1. Deep & practical experience in handling HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery and modern web design principles.
  2. Experience in developing websites and/or web applications.
  3. Front-end and some back-end development experience. More important is the experience of seamless integration of front- to back-end functionality
  4. Creative design skills with a strong portfolio of creative work would be an advantage
  5. Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
  6. Responsible for meeting expectations and deliverables on time and in high quality.
  7. In depth knowledge of current coding techniques and best practices
  8. A good understanding of website information architecture to create a website
  9. Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills

Good to have – Added Advantage

  1. Knowledge on PHP & MySQL
  2. Proficiency in API Integrations
  3. Knowledge on Java and APK development

Contact

To Apply:

The last date to apply is 15th October 2018. The interested candidates fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSftYmeZOc0XBRl4WSyICp75zFt2MlPgbZNDCab69L3HUxYU2w/viewform

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received , Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

We look forward to your application!

Mumbai

Business Development Manager – CSR

Published 2018-10-10

We are looking for Business Development Manager - CSR who will lead efforts to manage relationships with leading CSR practitioners across India and build long-term, strategic partnerships with Indian and multinational companies investing in social good.

The role will include outreach and partnership building with Indian and multinational companies and their CSR / corporate citizenship teams

Some examples of the work that will be involved: 

  • Building secondary and primary research intelligence on companies and foundations that are aligned to Quest’s vision and goals 
  • Build and manage key relationships and partnerships with multinational and Indian companies
  • Manage and help the Business Development coordinator with a work plan and oversee its execution
  • Work closely with the Business Development Coordinator to build a periodic research pool and generate regular leads on potential funders
  • Work closely with CSR Leads of Quest partner companies to plan long term impact programs
  • Contribute to building a consortium of funders in thematic areas including Digital Skills, Women in the Workforce, STEM for Girls and others
  • Work closely with Quest Program and Impact teams to assess impact and provide reporting to donors
  • Work closely with the CEO and COO on managing specific, key relationships
  • Participate in Government and other advocacy events as needed to further the programs being implemented with corporate support
  • Set up systems and processes to manage the fundraising and engagement cycles through CRMs and other systems
  • Attend forums, conferences and events to present, network and share possibilities of collaboration with Quest

We are looking for people who:

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • Can work independently, with minimal supervision and is a go-getter and enjoys interacting with corporate India and is a great communicator
  • Can deal with ambiguity and proactively explore solutions
  • Experience in managing multi-dimensional partnerships across regions and geographies

Skill Sets:

  • Strong affinity in Marketing, Fundraising, Business Development, Sales and Partnership Building
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of Hindi and other regional languages is a bonus
  • Expert Microsoft Office Suite user
  • Any experience in event management is a plus
  • Comfortable with spending more time outside the office for primary research and meetings would be required

Contact

The last date to apply is 25th October 2018.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received , Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

We look forward to your application!

New Delhi

Business Development Manager – CSR

Published 2018-10-10

We are looking for Business Development Manager - CSR who will lead efforts to manage relationships with leading CSR practitioners across India and build long-term, strategic partnerships with Indian and multinational companies investing in social good.

The role will include outreach and partnership building with Indian and multinational companies and their CSR / corporate citizenship teams

Some examples of the work that will be involved: 

  • Building secondary and primary research intelligence on companies and foundations that are aligned to Quest’s vision and goals 
  • Build and manage key relationships and partnerships with multinational and Indian companies
  • Manage and help the Business Development coordinator with a work plan and oversee its execution
  • Work closely with the Business Development Coordinator to build a periodic research pool and generate regular leads on potential funders
  • Work closely with CSR Leads of Quest partner companies to plan long term impact programs
  • Contribute to building a consortium of funders in thematic areas including Digital Skills, Women in the Workforce, STEM for Girls and others
  • Work closely with Quest Program and Impact teams to assess impact and provide reporting to donors
  • Work closely with the CEO and COO on managing specific, key relationships
  • Participate in Government and other advocacy events as needed to further the programs being implemented with corporate support
  • Set up systems and processes to manage the fundraising and engagement cycles through CRMs and other systems
  • Attend forums, conferences and events to present, network and share possibilities of collaboration with Quest

We are looking for people who:

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • Can work independently, with minimal supervision and is a go-getter and enjoys interacting with corporate India and is a great communicator
  • Can deal with ambiguity and proactively explore solutions
  • Experience in managing multi-dimensional partnerships across regions and geographies

Skill Sets:

  • Strong affinity in Marketing, Fundraising, Business Development, Sales and Partnership Building
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of Hindi and other regional languages is a bonus
  • Expert Microsoft Office Suite user
  • Any experience in event management is a plus
  • Comfortable with spending more time outside the office for primary research and meetings would be required

Contact

The last date to apply is 25th October 2018.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received , Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

We look forward to your application!