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

Films and Motion Graphics Associate

Published 2019-03-07

We're looking for a Films and Motion Graphics Associate to support the team in fulfilling the audio visual and digital design deliverables for the organisation, programs and leadership.

● Create end to end visual design for external communication, both print and
digital.
● Work on UI/UX for web based communication channels like developing web
pages, microsites etc.
● Coordinate with freelancers for video production, graphic design, web design if
necessary
● Collect feedback from users, document good practices and challenges faced by
the team to feed into the brand guidelines, ensuring it is updated and relevant.
● Work with fellow visual designers to develop creative for external communication.
● Work along with your team to engage in research to build a stream of references, inspiration and benchmarks of materials and experiences being designed across the sector.
● Monitor the online media for organisation, program, employee quotes, mentions
and coverage. Also monitor sector specific news related to the education and
skill development sectors for internal capacity building.
● Manage and archive all pictures and video content in a streamlined manner for
easy access in the future.
● Develop in depth understanding of the brand and its application to ensure the
organisation’s brand reflects across materials being developed and disseminated
across various stakeholders.

Elements to work on but not restricted to:
● Interactive communication material for website, microsites, blogs, social media
● Live-action and motion graphics films
● Brand communication
● Internal communication

Location: Bangalore
No.of positions: 1
Reporting to: Manager – Marketing and Communication

We are looking for people who:
● Are excited about working with people in different teams and can bring different
people together.
● Thrive in ambiguity
● Are driven by technology, creativity and learning new skills
● Good interpersonal, verbal and visual communication skills
● Ability to research, understand and apply global practices in digital content and
design
● Ability to work independently on projects and as part of a team with clear vision
of the requirements

Skill Sets:
● 4-5 years experience in a small to mid-sized organisation working new media
including films, social media, web communication
● Proficiency in using Premier Pro. Knowledge of Photoshop, Indesign and
Illustrator will be an added advantage
● Expert in handling videography equipment with excellent video editing skills to
create effective output
● Good understanding of motion graphics including illustration, animation, stop
motion and mixed media
● Ability to work with Microsoft office
● Experience with scheduling multiple projects and managing timeline

Contact

Interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application
form which is given here by March 20th 2019. 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.

Program Coordinator – Leadership Development

Published 2019-02-28

ChangeLeaders Academy is looking for a young, enthusiastic person with strong skills in managing and operationalising processes and helping in the roll out of the program.

The ChangeLeaders Academy focuses on designing and delivering leadership
development program and innovation development programs for different stakeholders in Quest programs. It’s key stakeholders include:
● Emerging leaders within Quest and it’s civil society partner organisations
● Principals from Industrial Training Institutes
● Cluster Coordinators from district education system
● Innovators in the civil society organisations

At the core of the ChangeLeaders Academy are two strands:
● Leadership development- the idea of developing leaders as change agents who
have a vision for self, organisation and the larger education and employability
sector. This will be offered through two programs –
○ Emerging Leaders program for civil society practitioners
○ Leadership for ITI principals
● Triggering innovation – building a human centered design thinking mindset
among practitioners from civil society organizations to solve problems, identify
solutions and build prototypes. This will be offered through the Learnership
program.

Roles and responsibilities
Program Design and Delivery
● You will support the team in the course content development by doing primary
and secondary research like interviews, surveys, literature review etc.
● You will contribute to the content development process by working with the
design team and engaging in content writing and editing
● In consultation with the other teams you will define the capacity building schedule for different programs and ensure timelines are met. This will include following up with program teams to ensure they are providing timely support to the program participants.
● You will be responsible for the preparation and planning required to implement
the capacity building workshops – venue, reading material, facilitator availability,
logistics etc
● Documentation is an important part of the role. As the processes and capacity
building workshops roll out you will document the processes and prepare
workshop reports and maintain a content repository to ensure all the material is
easily accessible.
● Identifying possible collaborators for the programs and establishing partnerships to enhance the offerings within the programs.

Branding and communication
● Since this is a new initiative, the branding and external communication need to
be developed. You will work with the marketing and communication team to
develop the promotion material for the program
● You will create content for the social media coverage related to the programs.

Research, Monitoring and Evaluation
● You will engage with the program participants to collect feedback from time to
time to generate insights on the overall experience and identify areas which can
be improved in delivery
● The team has done an initial market analysis to map other similar leadership
programs in sector and identify the niche for the ChangeLeaders Academy. You
will contribute to the research further by continuously identifying similar offerings
in the sector.

A monitoring and evaluation plan for the program is being developed. You will
work towards implementing the plan and ensure that the data is coming in
regularly for analysis.

Location: Bangalore
No.of positions: 1
Reporting to: Associate Director- Change Leaders Academy

We are looking for people who:
● Are excited about working with people in different teams and can bring different
people together
● Are someone who can break big ideas into step by step details and implement
them effectively
● Enjoy writing, research and have a knack to connect with people to understand
where they are coming from
● Want to understand the concept of leadership and learning experience design
better
● Can travel 1 week to 10 days in a month

Skill Sets:
● Have facilitated workshops in the past
● 2-3 years of work experience in the area of learning and
development/research/program planning and management
● Strong communication skills in English and Hindi both written and verbal.
● Expert Microsoft Office Suite user

Contact

The last date to apply March 25th, 2019.​ 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 and youth are encouraged to apply!
Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. We look forward to your application!

People (HR) Coordinator

Published 2019-02-18

We are looking for a People Coordinator to be part of the People & Operations team to lead the recruitment and learning & development processes for employees.

Our People and Operations team holds all the HR processes and systems, and supports with finding a suitable candidate and supporting them in the
life cycle.

Responsibilities
1. Lead the recruitment process for staff
● Drafting the JDs
● Advertising positions in relevant networks, job sites and word of mouth
● Maintaining the recruitment dashboard
● Shortlisting CVs
● Arranging interviews for the candidates
● Establishing links with other agencies and organisations for talent identification
● Maintaining database of prospective candidates to hire
● Working with the hiring manager and supporting them in carrying out the
recruitment process end to end
● Leading the reference check process and contract negotiation process
● Communication with the prospective candidate on offer and on-boarding

● Coordinating with other teams on on-boarding the candidates
● Supporting the supervisors in the development of consultant contracts
2. Overseeing HR documents filing
● Ensuring the Contracts are filed and the employees database is up to date
● Maintaining the staff addition and deletion list and database
● Ensuring all information related to People to aid finance and admin processes
are shared with the focal point
3. Leading Induction and Exit formalities for Staff
● Follow up with supervisors and team leads to ensure each staff are inducted
● Leading online induction and ensuring all the employees receive the induction kit
● Orientation and identification of right buddies for the employees
● Working with the operations lead and contributing to the development of the
induction package for the employees
● Coordinating with the concerned staff to ensure smooth exit for staff
● Serve as a first point of contact for alumni
● Maintaining the staff alumni network
4. Coordination of learning and development activities
● Ensuring PDP process is completed for all staff and their review and feedback
happens on time
● Ensuring training calendar is in place
● Coordination with leadership team on the learning and development activities
● ensuring orientation on policies and procedures happens periodically
● Organising group training activities based on the needs identified
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 agencies, Institutions and is a great communicator
● Experience in managing hiring in short notice across regions and geographies

Skills Required
1. Experience in conducting recruitment drives and sourcing candidates through
different channels across geographies
2. Deep and practical experience in managing HRMS
3. Experience in conducting and managing employees learning and development
activities
4. In depth knowledge of current trends in hiring

Location: Bangalore
Reporting to: Associate Director – Operations

Salary: Depending on skills and experience
No.of. positions: 1

Contact

The last date to apply March 12th 2019.​ 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 and youth 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 2019-02-18

We are looking for a Data Analyst to be part of the People & Operations team which looks at organisation, performance, people, processes and systems.

As part of the organisation performance tracking, the People and Operations team track impact the program has made and also the enablers of it.

The Data analyst will play the important role to connect all the data and communicate the story. Success in this new position will require a combination of data visualization, data analysis skills and knowledge of developing and encasing systems for capturing data.

Responsibilities
● Visualising the data requirements, Designing/ building/ enhancing the systems
and process to capture data.
● Analyse the quantitative and qualitative data, including cleaning the data and
conducting descriptive statistical analysis.
● Analysing the data collected and sharing it for performance enhancement/
program design or for sector building.
● Build the capacity of program teams in the tools developed, analysing the data
for program enhancement and lead the sharing of the impact process.
● 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
● Gain in-depth understanding of existing data (secondary and within Quest
Alliance). Determine set of priority outcomes and endpoints needed to fill gap.

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
playing with different data sets
● Can deal with ambiguity and proactively explore solutions

Skill Sets:
● Fully conversant in relevant software and statistical packages (Stata,R,Pandas,
SPSS, Epi-info) for both qualitative and quantitative data input and analysis
● High degree of digital literacy with strong competencies in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive Suite
● Ability to integrate and clean data from multiple sources- primary, secondary, and multiple media- mobile apps, IVRS, surveys, Google Sheets, etc.
● Proven expertise in Strong data visualization and analysis skills (quantitative and qualitative)
● Previous experience with Learning Management Systems
● Fluent written and spoken English and Hindi
● Proven experience in writing compiling reports grounded on data
● Willingness to travel to field locations, as per need
● An interest to look for newer ways of capturing program impact and learnings
● Postgraduate degree/ qualifications in social sciences or related field

Nice to have:
● Ability to write code to integrate APIs of different technologies

Location: Bangalore
Reporting to: Associate Director – Operations

Salary: Depending on skills and experience
No.of. positions: 1

 

Contact

The last date to apply March 12th 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. Interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.
No C.Vs will be entertained. Women and youth 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 2019-02-10

We are looking for a Web Developer for developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions.

Responsibilities:
1. Maintenance of Quest’s Learning platform front-end and back-end.
2. Development of additional features on Quest’s Learning platform.
3. Research on latest trends in learning platforms.

Skills Required:
1. Deep & practical experience in handling PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3,
Javascript, jQuery and modern web design principles.
2. 4 -5 years of experience in writing code in PHP and MySQL.
3. Experience in developing responsive web solutions.
4. Experience in managing a full stack development.
5. Creative design skills would be an advantage.
6. Responsible for meeting expectations and deliverable on time and in high
quality.
7. In depth knowledge of current coding techniques and best practices
8. Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills

Good to have:
1. Proficiency in API Integrations

2. Knowledge on Java and APK development

Location: Bangalore
Reporting to : Technology Specialist

Salary: Depending on skills and experience
No.of. positions: 1

Contact

The last date to apply March 7th 2019.​ 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 and youth 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

Program Officer – Placement

Published 2019-02-05

We are looking for a dynamic individual to support with the MyQuest program student placement activities in Delhi-NCR.

Quest’s employability program’s (MyQuest) objective is to provide a holistic  development platform for young people as well as provide a lifelong, continuous
learning opportunity to disadvantaged youth. The program seeks to work closely with NGOs, Colleges and I.T.Is and support them in adoption of blended learning approach for their students. A “blended” learning approach which combines the use of digital lessons on the computer with classroom activities, workbooks and project based learning resulting in a more engaged learning process. Upon successfully completing the course, students would be equipped to seek jobs in the formal sector.

In this role, you will lead efforts to build and manage relationships with employers, ITIs, vocational training institutes to understand their need and support them with
placements or apprenticeship opportunities. The role will include partnership building with Companies, retails and other centers who employ/ provide apprenticeship for graduates from Vocational and Industrial training
centers.

INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT (30%)
● Work with Quest trainers to understand trade specific and generic industries,
companies, job roles that students aspire for.

● Develop an active database of relevant employers and work opportunities that
can be used by Quest trainers and partner institutions.
● Plan an engagement calendar with employers, which could include regular catch ups, employers’ round-table, guest sessions, exposure visits.
● Meeting & exploring options of Apprenticeship, Internships, On Job Training, with existing & prospective employers on a regular basis.
● Visiting companies -Cold calling for generating and building up companies HR
executives companies.

PLACEMENTS (40%)
● Regular coordination and follow up with the existing Employers for job for walk-ins, campus drive and placement day.
● Coordinating with Delhi facilitators for seeking month wise Placement status of
the Institutes and VTC partners and taking regular updates of non placed candidates data.
● Compiling placement reports ie number of Employers contacted, Number of Job
opening created and Number of Industry Connect activities organized on a
monthly basis.
● To create Monthly Placement Analysis of Delhi Institutes/VTC and to be shared
during Team meetings.

TRAINING (15%)
● Working in coordination with ITI TPOs and VTC partner Placement officers and
sharing Companies Job Description with them and following up with them till its
closure.
● Supporting Delhi Team in organizing and facilitating Job Readiness Training boot camps, Co- facilitating Placement sessions at ITI & VTC training centre.

ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT (15%)
● Tracking Not Placed Alumni and following up on the Not Placed candidate’s data to provide them with suitable job openings.

Location: New Delhi
Reporting to: Manager-Placements and Self-Employment

We are looking for people who:
● Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and
employability domain. 

● Have a real and deep intent to work with young women and help them take
the first steps towards a career.
● Can work independently, with minimal supervision and is a go-getter and enjoys
interacting with employers and is a great communicator.
● Can deal with ambiguity and proactively explore solutions.
● Experience with or exposure to organizations working with youth or human
resource management is a plus.

Skill Sets:
● Knowledge of liasioning with companies and recruitment professionals.
● Experience of establishing and developing effective links with companies in
various disciplines/sector.
● Willingness to travel 7- 10 days in a month to Quest’s focus states.
● Ability to build and manage relationships and expectations.
● Strong affinity in networking and building relationships.
● 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 job placement management is a plus.
● Comfortable with spending more time outside the office for primary research and meetings would be required.
● Having HR background will be a plus.

Contact

The last date to apply March 3rd 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. Interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form here.
No C.Vs will be entertained. Only women 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!