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

Program Manager

Published 2018-11-15

We are looking for a Program Manager who will manage the regional teams and through them create the desired impact of the program, you will be responsible for designing, packing of program, networking and building relationships and managing donor relations.

Managing teams (30%)

  • Be able to motivate, support and manage state/regional and functional team leads.
  • Work with these team leads to create a healthy and empowering environment for team members
  • Ensure that all the organisation policies and procedures are adhered to

Managing MyQuest program (50%)

  • Guide implementation of various projects within MyQuest program with the aim of achieving highest quality output for various stakeholders
  • Ensure all the program priorities are incorporated into the work of the program
  • Guide and support program team during program review and design processes
  • Input into capacity building plans for Program staff in Program designing, program management and monitoring and reporting
  • Represent MyQuest’s views on different forums, both internal and external
  • Anchor state/regional teams’ review plan
  • Work with relevant teams to ensure seamless reporting on different projects and interface with project partners from time to time
  • Ensure systems and processes work in coherence, towards the intended outputs and outcomes

Growing MyQuest program (20%)

  • Expand your own and the program’s worldview through regular interactions with practitioners and thinkers in the youth development and employability spaces
  • Support other teams in spreading the word about MyQuest and shaping MyQuest’s pitch to donors and government(s)

Required skills and experience:

  • Minimum 6-8 years of work experience, preferably in youth development and employability sector
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in the Employability ecosystem.
  • Experience of managing projects, tight deadlines and teams of people for at least 3 years
  • Post Graduate degree/ qualifications in Youth Development/ International Development/Social work/ Rural Development or Related field
  • Experience in managing M&E,  project finances and managing teams
  • Experience in running workshops and trainings
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Excellent command of English and Hindi
  • Excellent IT skills and strong affinity to IT
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Can work independently and in ambiguity

Preferred skills and Experience:

  • Loves technology, any sort of direct work on ed tech projects
  • Prior experience in managing donor relationships

Contact

The last date to apply is 4th December 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!

Database Associate

Published 2018-11-15

We are looking for a Database Associate who will support the program team by collating the program data, creating the necessary analytics and maintaining a clean database which can be easily accessible for monitoring progress or reporting.   

Scope of Work     

  1. Collate data from different spreadsheets onto a single database
  2. Create dynamic, easy-to-read dashboards per program/ project specification from the data
  3. Engage with NGO and ITI partners to understand data management processes at their end, and build systems at our end that align with these, while enabling timely reporting
  4. Work closely with program, operations, research, and technology teams to ensure timely and efficient data collection and analysis
  5. Maintain the database, ensure that it is error-free and updates.
  6. Conduct training on data management for program team and troubleshoot

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 large data

Preferred Skills –

  1. Fluent with VBA and Macros in MS Excel
  2. Passion for numbers, combined with nuanced understanding of development sector in India
  3. Be updated on technology for database management
  4. Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  5. Excellent written and oral communication in english
  6. Self-driven and motivated
  7. Any post-graduate degree or undergraduation in statistics

Desirable:

  1. Have a vision for data management for MyQuest program, in alignment with other platforms being used in Quest Alliance
  2. Familiarity with Tableau and Python will be an added advantage

Experience in creating mobile apps for data collection or reporting and manage large MIS

Contact

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 4th December 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!

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!