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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Bihar

Training and Development Coordinator – Anandshala

Published 2018-02-26

We are looking for an Training and Development Coordinator to support design and delivery of the overall learning experience for the different stakeholders. This would include consolidating the different aspects of the learning experience to strengthen the connections across different program elements.

In Deoghar, Quest is going to work with Adolescent in and out of School girls of 10-19 years . Our program will create an enabling system for girls to complete secondary education and increase their agency to make more informed life choices which influence their personal and professional lives.
Over the course of the program, we will aim to demonstrate scalable, partner-led, district wide models which can be recognized and adopted by the state government as well as build education system capacity at different levels.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Design and delivery of stakeholder capacity building processes–
● Anchor the annual capacity building plan for the different stakeholders
● Design workshop agendas and curate resource materials for the workshops
● Lead the workshop delivery for district, block and cluster level functionaries and
support programme team in capacity building workshops for youth facilitators, teachers and headmasters
● Design and implement processes for capacity building of the program team on an ongoing basis

Strengthen the follow up strategy with different stakeholders to ensure effective program outcomes–
● Support in creating agendas and curating resource material for the monthly follow up meetings for different stakeholders
● Prepare the program team for facilitating follow up meetings with youth facilitators, teachers, headmasters and cluster coordinators
● Support the program officers in planning agendas for the change Leader meetings
● Support in creating content for toolkit, digital (WhatsApp, voice messages) and
non-digital follow up triggers for the different stakeholders.

● Review and finalise existing toolkits and support in ensuring the implementation of toolkit.
● Build in the recognition process at different levels to enhance stakeholder engagement and dissemination of good practices

Content Development–

● Anchor the content development of the different toolkit to be used by teachers, HMs, CRCCs and youth facilitators
● Collect feedback and make necessary changes as per requirement in the toolkit.

Requirement:

● Strong facilitation skills to engage teachers and teacher educators
● Ability to travel on the field on a regular basis
● Effective communication skills to be able to engage with the different stakeholders and capture insights from their perspective
● Ability to work in teams and collaborate
● Strong writing skills to develop effective materials
● Experience of working in the education domain
● Ability to work in English and Hindi – spoken and written form

Eligibility:

● Postgraduate degree/ qualifications in social sciences or related field
● Minimum 3 years’ experience in field of Education and Training.
● Good communication skill
● Fluency in writing and Spoken English
● Should be willing to travel 1-2 weeks a month
● Proficient in MS Office tools, and Internet

 

Contact

If interested, please send your updated CV with covering letter to: jobs@questalliance.net latest by March 10th, 2018. ​Please mention the position “Training and Development Coordinator – Anandshala” in the subject line of your e-mail.
We urge you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted Youth and Women are encouraged to apply.

Your application must include a résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance and how you align to the values of Quest alliance.

Program Coordinator

Published 2018-02-26

The Program coordinator will work closely work with one of the Implementing partner under the Dasra project where she / he will be responsible for implementing and strengthening the designed project plan through the partner in Deoghar district.

Roles and responsibilities:

Ensure Anandshala Programme implementation in block through assigned implementing partner.
● Ensure that the programme is implemented as per Project design through monthly/quarterly plan and delivered timely and effectively adhering to the guidelines.
● Facilitating effective coordination and collaboration with Partners and the stakeholders (CRCCs/BEO) at block level to achieve programme objective.
● Work with M&E team to ensure collection of data from field, refer analysis and sharing it with programme team.
● Using programme data analysis, make necessary decisions and measures to improve the efficiency of the programme
● Ensure the effective implementation of EWS and enrichment program in the schools and making random visits to schools to monitoring, support and demonstration.
● Ensuring all the ARCs (Centre for Adolescents) are functioning as per program design and also supporting the partner and facilitators on Mobilization and implementation.
● Ensure training /workshop is being conducted as per the training calendar and guideline with the partner
● Ensure monthly meeting with is being organized as per the calendar with the partners and other stakeholders and keeping track of that.

● Ensure the effective implementation of enrichment program in innovation schools and making random visits to schools to monitoring, support and demonstration
● Anchoring the Anandshala shiksha Ratna and Change Leader Idea in the respective block along with the partner.
● Anchor the follow up strategy with a focus on the monthly meetings with the cluster coordinators and partners
● Support the program officers of partner organisation in making school visits to strengthen support and feedback at the school level
● Support Programme Manager in building and strengthening the District Resource Group
● Work with the Education Facilitator to design and deliver capacity building workshops for different stakeholders including ARCs
● Work with the Education facilitator to review and finalise content for Anandshala toolkit. Oversee the toolkit review and production process
● Integrate stories around good practices into the program content – toolkit, IVRS, training, CRC teacher workshops
● Contribute to strengthening whatsapp and IVRS as a learning tool for the teachers, cluster functionaries – capture video, audio quotes of stakeholders
● Collection of good practices and raw content for best practices and case studies documentation, share internally and externally.
● Capture and document lesson learnt from the field.

 

Eligibility:

A Master’s degree Social Work with minimum 4 years work experience preferably in the Education
● Good communication skills
● Have an understanding around research & M& E (Preferred)
● Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data
● Manage diverse data sources.
● Program management and evaluation skill.
● Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
● Knowledge of issues in education quality and the social development sector in India.
● Fluency in spoken and written English.
● Proficient in MS Office tools, and Internet.

 

 

Contact

If interested, please send your updated CV with covering letter to: jobs@questalliance.net latest by March 10th, 2018.
Please mention the position “Program Coordinator – Anandshala Deoghar” in the subject line of your e-mail.
We urge you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Your application must include a résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance and how you align to the values of Quest Alliance

Karnataka

Mobilization and Outreach Coordinator, MasterCoach

Published 2018-04-17

We're looking for a mobilization and outreach coordinator for MasterCoach, our blended learning professional development course for facilitators.

Role and Responsibilities:

Promotions and program visibility
● Work closely with communications coordinator to ensure updated and branded
material is available across all states
● Constantly experiment with new ideas, email content and template styles and
targeting to ensure consistent growth MasterCoach trainer pool
● Keep a stock check of all materials in MasterCoach kits and track their availability with state teams
● Work with communications coordinator to use e-mailers and posters targeted at key stakeholders.
● Travel with Program Coordinator to meet key decision makers and make oneself familiar with institutions

Outreach & Coordination
● Building a strong ladder of engagement for trainers to engage with MasterCoach with the aim of deepening their relationship and program recall
● Build and maintain an active database of organizations, trainers who are potential MasterCoach participants
● Grow this database to pool of 5000 trainers from MyQuest ecosystem
● Find new avenues and organizations who can potentially adopt MasterCoach
● Work with Trainer Tribe team to promote cohort calendar and create excitement for registrations
● Travel once in 3 months to cohort workshops and any program events
Enrollment of trainers as per the annual program goals
● Manage the entire sales cycle that lead to conversion/enrollment of trainers
● Make phone calls to pitch, follow up and close. 

● Ensure collection of commitment fee per trainer and manage payment receipts with Finance

Manage outreach for program events
● Invitation and confirmation from trainers during graduation ceremonies, local
meetups, digital learning circle, Q2L Summit
● Ensure key stakeholder participation through the year

Operations & Logistics
● Managing workshop operations and logistics like venue hire, materials, food menu, room allocation etc
● Manage all trainer enquiries during the registration process. Actively build FAQ’s related to travel, reimbursements, location details etc
● Build and manage good relationships with venue hosts of the workshop, from hire to payments.

Eligibility / Skills Required:
● 3-5 years of total work experience. We will value any sector experience you have. A marketing & sales background is preferred.
● You must be comfortable on e-mailers, building surveys and polls
● Must be comfortable in written and spoken English. Knowing Hindi is a bonus.
● Ability to coordinate and work on phone and emails, efficiently and independently.
● Confidence to speak to trainers and their supervisors over phone and go for meetings occasionally.
● You know or are ready to learn how to close a sales cycle, managing a conversation from emails, phone calls, meetings, follow ups.
● Willingness to travel 4-5 days in a month

Contact

If interested, kindly fill in the job application here.

The last date to apply is 30th April 2018.

Do not email us your CVs, unless requested. 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!

Editor

Published 2018-04-17

The role of the editor at Quest, is that of an integrator that works with people
across teams. Largely the role looks at anchoring knowledge aggregation and
dissemination across channels internally and externally. The Editor would be
working as a part of the Hub team at Quest, which looks at knowledge,
innovation and advocacy across the organisation.

This role will give you the opportunity to bring in various aspects of knowledge – research, data analysis, documenting stories as well as generating insights. Given the diverse scope of the Hub, the role is multidimensional and covers the following aspects:

Role and responsibilities:

Managing the Blog
Anchor the content creation as well as management of the blog. This would
include working with the internal team as well as engaging with the externals through interviews and interactions for content creation and updation. The
content can include text, videos, podcasts etc.

Capturing Knowledge at Quest
Support the senior leadership in their thought leadership agenda.This would
include spending time with key people in the organisation for interviews,
supporting them in writing their pieces, consolidating research and studies
being conducted. These could then be hosted on the blog as well as feed into
the annual publication.

Annual Publication
Anchor the end to end process of developing the annual publication which
would include the process of content conceptualisation to development along
with the team at Quest. This could include planning for the next issue,
engaging with people within and outside of Quest to capture information
relevant to the theme you plan for. Working with the designer closely and
manage the relationship.

Brand Building
Work closely with the communications team to ensure that relevant insights
and stories are being disseminated across channels. This might include
contributing to the website and social media on need basis and interfacing
the team on Media and PR engagement.

Advocacy
Contribute to the advocacy agenda by consolidating relevant content, data as
well as secondary and primary research.

 

Eligibility / Skills Required
We are looking for a person who is brings in multiple perspectives to the
functioning of this team and is comfortable in working across disciplines like
program design, research, communications and advocacy. Someone with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Experience
in research, assessment and evaluation, and policy preferably in the education
and employability sector would be a bonus. Since we work across the country
proficiency in Hindi and/or other regional languages is preferred.

Contact

If interested, kindly fill in the job application here.

The last date to apply is 30th April 2018.

Do not email us your CVs, unless requested. 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!

PHP – MySQL Developer

Published 2018-04-05

We are looking for a PHP-MySQL Web Developer responsible for managing front & back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Troubleshooting, testing and maintaining the core product software and
    databases.
  • Understanding on Analytical tools (Zoho preferable) and work on the
    reports with the data points.

Eligibility:

  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks
  • Strong analytical and algorithmic problem-solving skills
  • Understanding the fully synchronous behaviour of PHP
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Familiarity & Strong knowledge with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • 1-2 years experience

Contact

If interested, please send your updated CV /links with a covering letter to
jobs@questalliance.net with the subject PHP – MySQL Developer by 30th
April 2018. ​We urge you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection
process as soon as we start receiving applications.
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Your application must include a résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance
We look forward to your application!

Manager – Digital Curriculum

Published 2018-04-03

This role will be key to develop and publish new content as well as upgrade existing content for different stakeholders that will include students, facilitators and teacher educators in vocational spaces and school. 

As a part of this role, the content publishing manager will work with
different teams including program, product team and vendors to design and deliver on relevant learning experiences. Thus, it will involve anchoring the process right from understanding the needs to design,
publish and update the content. The customizations required for different users can also be part this role.
The testing of experience of published content on different platforms and devices and do the needful to generate best of the experience on all the platforms and devices will be a key responsibility of the role.

Role and responsibilities:
New content development and publishing:
– Consolidate content development needs from different programs, user research results and hold the operational plan around curriculum as well as content development
– Facilitate conversations and manage expectations across different players – program/client, vendors/consultants, learning experience designers etc.
– Facilitate the development of content that Quest should produce to provide an engaging learning experience to the user
– Develop specifications and standards for digital content development, covering all the angles from branding, visual aspects, language, technical details etc.
– Anchor all the steps in developing new content or upgrade old content, mobile content development
– Research and define the tools to be used for publishing and formats
– Define the quality benchmarks for new content development for Quest. This will include developing templates, checklists and guidelines for content development that can be used by others as well.
– Check and approve the developed lessons
– Ensure the learning experience (digital and non-digital) is designed as per the self learning approach core to Quest
– Legacy content upgrade and republish:
– Understand the need to upgrade/customize the existing legacy content.
– Research and finalize the approach/tools and develop the upgrade strategy.
– Facilitate the republish process

Research and Learning
– Identify new ideas for creating digital content
– Experiment with new approaches for new content development and customisation of existing content
– Consolidate user feedback on content to identify areas for further improvement
– Research and be up to date about the trends in publishing, new tools and technology
– Contribute towards adding innovative elements like gamified assessments, bite size concepts etc
– Work with different teams (program and shared spaces) to innovate on more user (trainer/student) generated content

Eligibility:
– Proficient with all the steps/milestones in curriculum
development and content publishing
– Instructional Design background to be able to work with raw content given by Subject Matter Expert (SME)
– Should be able to find a balance between creativity, experience and resources
– Experienced with developing digital course curriculums, different formats, flow and experience
– Should have command on communication to get the work done from different stakeholders
– Well versed with publishing technologies, tools, format and standards in content publishing
– Familiar with innovative modes like gamification
– Well versed with development of content for consumption on mobile
– Ability to work across multiple teams
– Ability to facilitate processes of content development for different audiences
– Eye for quality check on the final published content
– At Least 3-5 years experience on different aspects is a must

Contact

If interested, please send your updated CV/links with a covering letter to
jobs@questalliance.net with the subject Digital Curriculum Manager by
30th April 2018. ​We urge you to apply at the earliest as we will begin
the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
We look forward to your application!

 

Your application must include a résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance

Executive Assistant

Published 2018-03-28

This role will support general administrative functions at the Bangalore office.

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Planning and scheduling meetings and appointments
● Organise and coordinate with Executive Director and senior staff
schedules and appointments
● Coordinate internal and external meetings
● Manageme the event calendar
● Generate a list of HNIs for Quest and schedule meetings

2. Preparing, editing, correspondence, reports and presentations
● Develop Powerpoint Presentations for Key Events and meetings.
● support with note taking, meeting preparation & documentation etc.
● Conduct internet research and coordinate with the internal team to
prepare talking points in consultation with internal stakeholders
● Attend to correspondence regarding QUEST project work, incoming
information requests, and send e-mail office updates to staff members
● Prepare a research pool for potential donors to reach out to and Draft
emails to generate leads
● Maintain Fundraising Pipedrive and prepare monthly reports
● Maintain a Receiving Reports log for all donor communication
● Maintain up-to-date information on Quest partners and other relevant
organizations

3. Support with General administrative functions–
● Develop and maintain a filing system
● Liaison with the various stakeholders and communities for effective
coordination of print materials and other communication materials;
● Provide support for the organization of meetings, conferences and
workshops
● Promote and maintain professional appearance of the office
● Manage the Quest library
● Assist the Director– Finance & Administration in executing the tasks
related to finance and operations.

4. Making travel and guest arrangements—
● Organize travel and hotel bookings for internal and external
● Prepare travel advance requests as needed for both domestic and
international for Executive Director and Senior Management staff
● Support Executive Director with travel reimbursements
● Support with visa

*May perform other duties as assigned

 

Eligibility:

● Bachelors degree in any discipline

● Organizational Skills: Scheduling meetings, travel plans, etc.
● Writing emails, transcribing notes and making presentations.

● Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi.

● proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software
such as MS Office Suite

● Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures

Contact

If you’re interested, please send your applications to jobs@questalliance.net with the subject “Executive Assistant” in the subject line of your Email.

Submission Due Date: 10th April 2018.

Your application must include a résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance The Salary range for this position will be on the basis of your experience, motivations and skill sets. Compensation will be discussed in line with board industry standards.

We urge you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection
process as soon as we start receiving applications.
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
We look forward to your application!

Accounts Assistant

Published 2018-03-20

We are looking for an Accounts Assistant to provide administrative and clerical
support to the finance team.

The candidate should be able to verify vouchers for its correctness, process and reconcile a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, departmental billings, employee reimbursements, cash receipts, vendor statements. Assist in preparing statutory accounts. Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct. Work is performed by applying knowledge of accounting terminology and using spreadsheets and/or automated accounting systems.

Roles and responsibilities:

● Processes payments and documents such as invoices, journal vouchers,
employee reimbursements, and statements.
● Check arithmetic accuracy for the invoices and claims received
● Record expenditure related to the concerned project on a day to day basis and
passing daily vouchers in the accounting software
● Assist assigned supervisor in monthly monitoring of accounts
● Liaise with the bankers
● Verifies items billed against items ordered and received and reconciles
differences through follow-up with the vendor and/or other employees.
● Enters, updates, and/or retrieves accounting data from automated systems.
● Posts financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting
system, according to instructions.
● Reviews on-line transactions for changes and accuracy and corrects errors.
● Retrieves system reports.
● Disburse advances according to specific instructions.
● Management of petty cash transactions.
● Ensuring all payments amounts & records are accurate.
● Assisting in Statutory Payments
● Be the focal point with the consultant to handle the Provident Fund payments
and maintenance of records
● Assist in preparation and finalization of quarterly and annual tax returns
● Maintenance of both electronic and hard copies of financial reports including
vouchers, receipts and supporting documents
● Performs related work as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:
● Determines content and assembles data in order to prepare monthly reports
for review.
● Reconciles transactions, financial data, and other information to an automated
accounting system.

Eligibility:
· Bachelors degree in commerce
· Minimum two years of professional experience in accounting preferably in NGO
· Familiarity on Quick Books accounting software will be an added advantage

· Experience in successful implementation of a wide range of task
· Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi.
· Good computer skills, especially the use of MS-Office application software (MS
Word, Excel, Power Point)

Contact

If interested, please send your résumé to jobs@questalliance.net with the title “Accounts Assistant” in the subject line and a cover letter highlighting your passion, motivation for applying and how you relate to Quest Values. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance. Last date for sending
your application is March 30th 2018.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!
Due to the enormity of the applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Placement Support Associate

Published 2018-01-29

We're looking for a Placement Support Associate for the MyQuest program to track our students and alumni, and assist in collating different placement related data.

This is a full time position based in Bangalore.

Primary roles and responsibilities:
– Contact students to understand the need and issues regarding job opportunities,
– Assist state teams in preparing a list of students who are looking for better job opportunities,
– Get responses from stakeholders [students, alumni, employers]. Documentation of responses and analysis of the same,
– Work closely with team in conducting placement events.

Eligibility:
The candidate should know a minimum of 4 languages including English, and Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam (any 3).

Contact

If you’re interested, please send your applications to jobs@questalliance.net Please mention the post “Placement Support Associate” in the subject line of your Email.
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. We look forward to your application!
Submission Due Date: February 2nd, 2018
Your application must include a résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance The Salary range for this position will be on the basis of your experience, motivations and skill sets. Compensation will be discussed in line with board industry standards.
Women and youth are encouraged to apply!
Due to the enormity of the application received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Training Support Associate

Published 2017-11-23
Quest Alliance is looking for Training Support Associate who will work as part of the Employability program team and be directly involved in supporting centres and trainers who use Quest’s curriculum and approach for youth training.

Primary roles and responsibilities:

1. Support trainers and Industrial Training Institutes in Belagavi Division.
a. Visit ITI’s to support trainers with curriculum planning, delivery of content etc.
b. Conduct sessions with students, as needed.
c. Develop effective working relationships with ITI Principals.
d. Following up with ITIs to share data of students and Institutes as required by M&E framework.
e. Conduct monthly/quarterly review meetings with program stakeholders- centre heads, trainers etc.
f. Ensure that the trainers and centres gradually become independent and adept at using the content
2. Participate and contribute in training of trainers.

3. As per requirements, conduct baseline and end-line tests/Focus Group .Discussions for youth who enrol in a project, as needed.
4. Contributing to Industry Engagement Strategies in Karnataka.
a. Building Employers network through meetings, Minimum 1 employer in a month.
b. Co-ordinating & facilitating IE activities – Inviting employers to do guest lectures at Institutes & organising placement events.

Secondary roles
5. Documentation of centre, trainer and student success stories
6. Identify ITI partners in Karnataka

Eligibility:
● A Master’s degree in Social Work/Rural Management or other development disciplines, with 2-4 years of work experience preferably in the Education / Vocational Training sector
● Good communication skills
● Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data
● Ability to train facilitators and youths for vocational training programme
● Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
● Knowledge of issues in education quality and the social development sector in India.
● Fluency in spoken and written English and spoken Kannada
● Proficient in MS Office tools, and Internet.

Reporting:

● Supervised by the State Lead – Karnataka
● Location : Hubli
● 10-15 days per month travel to other districts in Karnataka.

Contact

If you’re interested, please send your applications to jobs@questalliance.net Please mention the post “TSA_Karnataka” in the subject line of your Email
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. We look forward to your application!
Submission Due Date: November 30th, 2017.

Your application must include a résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance The Salary range for this position will be on the basis of your experience, motivations and skill sets. Compensation will be discussed in line with board industry standards.

Women and youth are encouraged to apply!
Due to the enormity of the application received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Program Coordinator – Self Employment

Published 2017-11-23
This role will be positioned within the program unit and will be supporting MyQuest - Self Employment initiatives. This role will be leadership as well as functional in nature, with travel to field locations.

Primary roles and responsibilities:

1. Anchor MyQuest’s self-employment (SE) strategy and develop a program blueprint that integrates self-employment as a critical component of Quest’s work with youth. This will involve dedicated strategies for the following target segments:
a. Young people from the community (out of school, out of/without work)
b. Young people studying Industrial Training Institutes
2. Build a network of SE partners- NGOs, government agencies, technical support agencies etc.
3. Work closely with the network to learn, sharpen and enrich our SE focus
4. End to end management of SE projects, geared to meet desired results
a. Work with partners on project design
b. Support state teams on implementation and participate in review calls/meetings
with partners
c. Co-own project outputs with state teams and external partners
d. Build capacity of teams if needed

5. Work with communications team to create a repository of SE success stories from acrossthe spectrum
6. Work closely with the M&E team to monitor and evaluate the initiatives

Eligibility
1. Master’s degree in Social Work/Rural Management or associated development streams with minimum 6 or more years work experience preferably in the Skills and/or Self Employment spaces.
2. Demonstrated project management skills
3. Knowledge of self-employment initiatives being supported by government, CSR etc
4. Knowledge of issues in youth employability and the social development sector in India
5. Should be willing to travel 1-2 weeks a month
6. Driven by passion and zeal to achieve outputs and outcomes

Contact

If you’re interested, please send your résumé to jobs@questalliance.net with the title “Program Coordinator- Self Employment’ in the subject line and a cover letter highlighting your passions, motivations for applying and explaining how you align to the values of Quest Alliance. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to QUEST Alliance. Last date for sending your application is December 10th 2017.

Due to the enormity of the applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Women candidates and youth are encouraged to apply for the position.

Hardware Support Associate

Published 2017-11-06
This role is based out of the Education Technology team (Edtech). The team works towards developing a future ready eco-system for engaged learning which is widely accessible, learner centric and has measurable outcomes. The team uses tablets, mobiles and desktops as platforms, and needs someone to administer hardware support and networking.

Primary roles and responsibilities

  • Basic knowledge in Debian based Free Software environment
  • Basic knowledge in hardware packaging
  • Troubleshooting experience in LAMP
  • Knowledge in networking (Configuring Modem, Router, Switches )
  • Knowledge in Hardware Troubleshooting (Desktop, Laptop, Printers)
  • Ready to travel
  • Interest in learning new things

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 2 years of work with in GNU/Linux System Admin and Networking field
  • Candidates with education on MCS/BCS/BE/MCA would be most suitable
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent command of English

 

Contact

If you’re interested in this position, please send your  résumé to jobs@questalliance.net with the title “Hardware Support Associate” in the subject line and a cover letter highlighting your passion, motivation for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance. Last date for sending your application is November 20th, 2017.

Kerala

Training Support Associate – Kerala and Tamil Nadu Region

Published 2018-02-06

We're looking for Training Support Associate who will work as part of the Employability program team and be directly involved in supporting centres and trainers who use Quest’s curriculum and approach for youth training.

Roles and Responsibilities

Primary
1. Support trainers & centres (ITIs and NGO centres) in Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu.
a. Visit centres to support trainers with curriculum planning, delivery of content etc.
b. Conduct sessions with students, as needed
c. Develop strong relationships with stakeholders
d. Conduct regular review meetings with program stakeholders- centre heads, trainers etc.
e. Ensure that the trainers and centres gradually become independent and adept at using the content

2. Participate and contribute in training of trainers
3. As per requirements, conduct baseline and end-line tests / Focus Group Discussions for youth who enrol in a project.
Secondary
4. Documentation of centre, trainer and student success stories
5. Identify new partners in Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu

This position will be supervised by the State coordinator, and will require frequent travel within urban and rural areas; 10-15 days per month travel.

 

Eligibility:

A Master’s degree in Social Work / Rural Management or other development disciplines, with 1-3
years of work experience preferably in the Education/Vocational Training sector
● Good communication skills
● Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data
● Ability to train facilitators and youths for vocational training programme
● Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
● Knowledge of issues in education quality and the social development sector in India.
● Fluency in spoken and written English and spoken Malayalam & Tamil
● Proficient in MS Office tools, and Internet.

Contact

If you’re interested, please send your applications to jobs@questalliance.net Please mention the post “TSA Kerala” in the subject line of your email. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. We look forward to your application!
Submission Due Date: January 15, 2018

Your application must include a résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance The Salary range for this position will be on the basis of your experience, motivations and skill sets. Compensation will be discussed in line with board industry standards.

Tamil Nadu

Training Support Associate – Kerala and Tamil Nadu Region

Published 2018-02-06

We're looking for Training Support Associate who will work as part of the Employability program team and be directly involved in supporting centres and trainers who use Quest’s curriculum and approach for youth training.

Roles and Responsibilities

Primary
1. Support trainers & centres (ITIs and NGO centres) in Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu.
a. Visit centres to support trainers with curriculum planning, delivery of content etc.
b. Conduct sessions with students, as needed
c. Develop strong relationships with stakeholders
d. Conduct regular review meetings with program stakeholders- centre heads, trainers etc.
e. Ensure that the trainers and centres gradually become independent and adept at using the content

2. Participate and contribute in training of trainers
3. As per requirements, conduct baseline and end-line tests / Focus Group Discussions for youth who enrol in a project.
Secondary
4. Documentation of centre, trainer and student success stories
5. Identify new partners in Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu

This position will be supervised by the State coordinator, and will require frequent travel within urban and rural areas; 10-15 days per month travel.

 

Eligibility:

A Master’s degree in Social Work / Rural Management or other development disciplines, with 1-3
years of work experience preferably in the Education/Vocational Training sector
● Good communication skills
● Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data
● Ability to train facilitators and youths for vocational training programme
● Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
● Knowledge of issues in education quality and the social development sector in India.
● Fluency in spoken and written English and spoken Malayalam & Tamil
● Proficient in MS Office tools, and Internet.

Contact

If you’re interested, please send your applications to jobs@questalliance.net Please mention the post “TSA Kerala” in the subject line of your email. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. We look forward to your application!
Submission Due Date: January 15, 2018

Your application must include a résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to Quest Alliance The Salary range for this position will be on the basis of your experience, motivations and skill sets. Compensation will be discussed in line with board industry standards.

Women’s Work Readiness Program Coordinator

Published 2017-05-03

Quest is seeking a dynamic individual who is passionate about gender and creating employability skills among students in schools as well as formal and non-formal vocational institutions.

Roles and Responsibilities

In order to achieve this impact, Quest foresees the need for a dedicated individual who will work closely with those in the corporate sector and the Government to create a high level network which will serve as the advisory committee to implement the project. The primary responsibilities are to:

  • Work closely with the corporate sector and the Government
  • Manage the project (team members, planning and training)
  • Work with educational institutes and prospective employers

For a full and detailed job description, please click here!

Contact

If you would like to apply for this position, please e-mail your updated CV along with a covering letter to jobs@questalliance.net mentioning the position ‘Program Coordinator – Women Work Readiness Program’ as the subject line of your e-mail. Kindly apply before March 31st, 2018.