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Assam

Placement Officer

Published 2019-09-03

The Placement Officer will be part of QUEST Alliance’s Youth Employability program -- MyQuest, and will be responsible to be the bridge between young people and employment opportunities.

He/she will play an important role in achieving its end goal which is to help young people initiate their career journeys by directly interfacing with employers/industries and Placement officers of VTI and ITI’s in the region.

Responsibilities:

1. Providing Placement support to Industrial Training Institutes and Vocational Training Institutes —

  • Building a robust database of employers by networking with employers, industry bodies to make it available to program implementation partners.
  • Ensuring support to program implementation partner to organise Industry engagement activities effectively and monitoring the same.
  • Building capacity of Placement officers of program implementation partners to plan and organise placement related activities at their institutes.

2. Anchoring and executing Placements strategies & plans in the region —

  • Making annual plan and calendar of placement activities in the region by collaborating with regional team.
  • Planning and Conducting Employer engagement events.
  • Anchor Placement officers engagement through regular calls and review meetings.
  • Building active working relationship with representatives of companies, Industry bodies and Placement officers.

3. Coordinate & facilitate capacity building of placement officers for ITI’s and VTI’s —

  • Planning and organising trainings for Placement officers.
  • Orientation on placement systems and best practices.
  • Conducting Demo’s on Industry engagement activities.

 

We are looking for people who:

  • Are really passionate to work with young people to address the employability challenges faced.
  • Is a  go getter and can work independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Preference for candidates who are from the Region or have had similar work experience in the NE-Region.

Skill Sets:

  • Strong communication skills in English and native language, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in using MS Suite
  • Networking and building relationships skills
  • Expert Microsoft Office Suite user
  • 2 years of experience in placement is a plus

 

Location: Based in Guwahati but will be required to travel across NE region and outside

No. of Positions: 1

Salary & Benefits: Remuneration — INR 35k – 45k per month.

 

Contact

The last date to apply is 30th September 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 the job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Since we are planning to close this position as early as possible, we will start shortlisting candidates as soon we receive the applications.

Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We look forward to your application.

Bihar

Impact Manager – Anandshala

Published 2020-01-24

We are hiring a M&E Manager to anchor the implementation of monitoring mechanism of the program, lead research and support in communicating impact. S/he will be responsible for overall Monitoring, Research and Communication unit of Anandshala Program.

Role Description:

Monitoring and reporting —

  • Ensure the Anandshala program has appropriate monitoring and reporting indicators and tools in place, in line with Quest Alliance strategy and donor grant management requirements.
  • Develop and strengthen monitoring and evaluation procedures for Anandshala Program and recommend further improvement on the existing M&E framework of Anandshala program.
  • Monitor all project activities and progress towards achieving the program outputs and outcomes.
  • Build capacity of program team in monitoring, reporting and data (target) analysis as per requirements.
  • Lead the compilation of the Anandshala monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual reports.
  • Develop the Evidence Based Decision Making systems for Anandshala program and train the program team on the technique.
  • Ensure that monitoring and reporting systems, including fieldwork, collection of reports and data entry, are correctly implemented by reporting staffs.
  • Working closely with the grant management team to synchronize the report

 Evaluation and research —

  • Lead in the management of independent and external project based evaluations, such as baseline, endline surveys, including designing, budgeting, planning for data collection, analysis and report writing in coordination with the Research team
  • Lead various research as part of the programme and produce reports for the same
  • Have expertise in using primary and secondary data and build relationships among them
  • Innovate in the measurement of the effectiveness of Anadshala program, including utilising external data and external evaluators.

Anchor Anandshala Narrative using story and anecdotal evidence —

  • Support with necessary data to produce documents including case studies, study briefs, impact briefs for use by the team
  • Review the implementation and use of Anandshala toolkits and incorporate changes in new publication
  • Use analytical data for writing papers for publication in newspapers and social media.

Provide technical support in program strategy development —

  • Support the program lead / head in planning and managing the program review meetings to ensure that evaluation and monitoring data informs program implementation and development.
  • Support the program team to appropriately format and disseminate project results and impact to program stakeholders (including beneficiaries) at national, state, district and partner level working closely with the Communication lead
  • Ensure the program reflects operational standard, strategy and practices of Quest Alliance, national and international good practices.

 

Eligibility:

  • Postgraduate degree/ qualifications in social sciences / related field
  • Minimum 5 years experience in monitoring, assessment and evaluation, preferably in the education sector.
  • Good English and Hindi writing skills is essential.
  • Understanding of the current M&E trends especially in development organisations
  • Strong data analysis skills (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Knowledge of research design and methods; qualitative and quantitative research; knowledge and experience inuse of computer-based data analysis packages preferred.
  • Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data.
  • Experience in coordinating and conducting field research.
  • Excellent computer knowledge and understanding of various statistical tools and software.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel to field locations, as per need.
  • An interest to look for newer ways of capturing program impact and learnings.
  • Proficiency in English and Hindi preferred.

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given​ here.​ No CVs 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.

District Program Coordinator – Anandshala

Published 2019-11-25

We are looking for District Coordinator to support our work in Bihar. Under Education in partnership with BEPC (Bihar Education Project Council), Quest is running Anandshala program across 996 Govt schools of Samastipur District.

Responsibilities:

 

Programme Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting. 

 

  • Take responsibility for effective program delivery, review implementation, monitor within the agreed standards 
  • Ensure there is work plan in place for the region and everyone is able to contribute and implement accordingly.
  • Make planned visits to the field to support the work of program team 
  • Identify and develop learning within program and facilitate the capturing of these learnings 
  • Conduct trainings for trainers, District and Block Education officials and other education stakeholders (BRCs, CRCCs, Head Masters and Teachers)
  • Develop session plans and training agenda for various workshops, trainings and meetings.
  • Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to the impact of the program and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in program reviews and design
  • Work together with M&E focal point to track program Progress based on the Monitoring and Evaluation framework.
  • Lead on reporting both internal and external, in accordance with the program M&E framework and based on the regular reporting agreements of the project.
  • Contribute to the development of the project budget 

 

Relationship and Partnership Building and Management. 

  • Develop and sustain the relationship with the Government Education departments and other concerned departments 
  • Coordinate effective field visits for the donors to understand the progress of the program being implemented this would include scheduling appointment with relevant government ministries. 
  • Lead and participate in all program events to raise the profile of the organisation 
  • Represent Quest Alliance in local and state forums and platforms
  • Identify appropriate stakeholders and partners for program delivery as and when required 
  • Ensure that key staff at the state and district Government have a clear understanding of and regular involvement in the programs 
  • Identify opportunities for joint activities with the government staff (e.g. shared workshops etc.).
  • Share period reports with the relevant Government officials 

People Management 

  • Ensure that Program Officers have clear performance objectives and development plans. 
  • Manage Program Officers, ensuring that they are clear on the change they are contributing to and on their roles and responsibilities. 
  •  Support, mentor and coach the Program Officers as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. 
  • Ensure that program officers work together to share learning and to exchange skills
  • Ensure the Program officers are able to manage their team effectively

 

Location: Samastipur, Bihar

Reporting to: Program Manager

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • Have an exposure to work with the government education system
  • Can work with ambiguity 
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player

 

Skill Sets:

  • Have managed teams in the past
  • Ability to network and build a relationship with the Government 
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

 

Qualifications:

  • A Postgraduate degree in any discipline
  • 4-6 years of work experience preferably in the education sector 
  • Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of actors, including Education department
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Managing remote teams 

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by 12th December, 2019. No CVs 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. 

Himachal Pradesh

Facilitator_NSTI – MyQuest

Published 2019-12-12

The facilitator will be part of our youth program -- MyQuest, and will play an important role in achieving its goal by directly working with National Skills Training Institutes (Women) across the country to ensure smooth implementation of the project and its activities.

NSTI-Ws have been set up by Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to promote vocational and technical training for women). Functioning directly under the control of Central Government, the Skill Training is provided through CTS (Craftsmen Training Scheme) and CITS (Craftsmen Instructor Training Scheme) courses under Vocational Training Programmes. 

While Employability Skills (ES) is mandated as a curriculum in these NSTIs, there is a shortage of trainers who can train students on ES, build necessary life/career skills and ensure that they are ready for the world of work. Hence, Quest Alliance is introducing a Fellowship for young graduates to join NSTIs as trainers and bridge the gap of absent ES trainers. The facilitators will undergo a training of trainers. They will then be deployed to impart training, build and maintain strategic relationships with the NSTI and industry.

 

Role Description:

 

Facilitation in NSTI —

  • Be prepared with content knowledge and use training skills
  • Plan time table, as per schedule given by the institute
  • Make sure requisite material is available in your class
  • Take sessions and complete coursework as planned
  • Be updated with your skills
  • Conduct parents engagement activities
  • Ensure you stay connected with students to help them with job openings and career support after they graduate
  • Conduct Parents engagement activities

 

 

Organising Career Connect activities —

 

  • Implement all relevant career connect activities
  • Build an employer database of at least 5 employers per trade for each of the Institute 
  • Develop network of employers who can offer exposure, internships, apprenticeships, jobs;
  • Organise placement events and ensure healthy training to work transition, with support from other team members
  • Conduct market scan activities 
  • Be aware of your students and have a through understanding on who wants to work, who wants to study further and who’s confused about post training decision

 

Monitoring and reporting —

 

  • Use the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules. Ensure all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Support coordination of baseline/ endline and other assessments, as and when required.
  • Collect student data from the Institutes to help with the compilation of the donor report . Ensure students data is updated in centre database
  • Make sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 

Others —

 

  • Participate in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seek regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation 
  • Uphold the values of Quest Alliance 
  • Other duties or ITIs as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Job Locations: Allahabad, Hyderabad, Trichy, Agartala, Tura, Kolkata, Mohali, Shimla, Panipat, Noida, Indore

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • passionate about working with young women on employability
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to network and build a relationship with stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here. No CVs 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.

Karnataka

Research Associate – Knowledge Hub

Published 2020-02-27

You will be part of the Knowledge Hub team. This is an interdisciplinary role that focuses on capturing, processing and disseminating insights from the field, keeping the human centered design approach at the core.

Job Description​:

(1) Assist in coordinating research and evaluation studies for ongoing and new projects related to QUEST Alliance’s work.

(2) Support with research activities largely related QUEST Alliance’s work in Employability and Education programs.

a.  Assist in research design and methodology

b.  Investigate and consolidate secondary research studies

c.  Assist in anchoring the research studies as per the plan

 — Coordinate logistics in case of primary research

 — Assist in training, data collection, entry and clean-up

 — Assist in analysis and report writing

d. Document the insights to suit different styles of knowledge products

(3) Assist in incorporating qualitative methodology for different programs of QUEST Alliance.

(4) Assist in information dissemination within the various programs in Quest as well as to external stakeholders for different purposes.

(5) Work in close coordination with other teams / functions of QUEST Alliance.

Job Locations: Bangalore

 

Eligibility:

  • Post Graduate degree/ qualifications in social sciences or related field.
  • Experience in research preferably in skills development, education and livelihood sector.
  • Passionate about the challenges India is facing in the education and employability domain.
  • Willingness to travel to field locations, as per need to conduct research.
  • A strong interest in working with design research and a commitment to communicate in a succinct, crisp and engaging fashion. An interest to look for newer ways of conducting research.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in Hindi and/or other regional languages preferred.

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill the Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given​ here.​ No CVs 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.

Facilitator – Secondary Schools Program

Published 2020-01-24

As a Facilitator at Quest Alliance, you will work as part of the Secondary Schools Program team which works with adolescents, in government schools from grades 8th -12th by helping them build career aspirations, life skills and digital literacy.

Role description:

  1. Work with Govt. High Schools for regular sessions on Life Skills, Career Skills and Coding curriculum
  2. Ensure project implementation in the schools, so that Key Performance Indicators of the project are met in a timely fashion
  3. Build and manage relationships with school teachers and principals
  4. Work on capacity and awareness building amongst parents and school staff about the project
  5. Help students make their projects, and present them in front of various stakeholders
  6. Plan parent’s meet and other events at the school level, as necessary
  7. Reporting as per Quest standards

 

Required skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Knowledge of coding is desirable
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and the vernacular language of the state 
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to use technology
  • Excited about working with children on life skills and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • Willingness to travel

 

Preferred skills and Experience:

  •  1-2 years work experience in an NGO or in a school.

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given​ here.​ No CVs 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 Associate – MyQuest

Published 2020-01-24

You will be part of our youth program -- MyQuest, and will play an important role in achieving its goal by directly working to ensure smooth implementation of the project and its activities in Industrial Training Institutes.

Role Description​:

— Providing Institutional support to Govt. ITI’s in the state:

  • Ensuring effective implementation of the program by regular visits to Govt. ITI.
  • Working with facilitators of Govt. ITI’s to support them in curriculum delivery at their ITI’s.
  • Providing support to placement officers of the ITI’s to plan and organise placement related activities.
  • Conduct Career readiness sessions at ITI’s.

— Developing effective working relationship with DET officials, ITI principal and ITI staff for smooth implementation of the program.

— Coordinate & organise training of trainers for ITI Trainers & Placement Officers.

— Facilitate trainings during ToT’s and during ITI visits.

— Documenting and reporting ITI students demographic details and Impact stories.

— Coordinating with QA team and the institute for any internal or external visits to the ITI’s.

 

Locations: Mysuru & Chennai

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • Is a go-getter and can work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills in English and Kannada, both written and verbal.
  • Fluency in using computer applications.

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given​ here.​ No CVs 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.

Grants & Admin Officer

Published 2020-01-24

The Grants and Admin Officer position reports to Manager – Grants and Procurement. The role supports the organization sub granting and admin functions.

Role Description

Grant Management:

  • Verifying proposals and budget, verifying partner’s statutory documents, prepare grant agreements
  • Follow up with grantees on sub grant invoice, utilization certificates and deliverable report
  • Verifying data along with the Database Manager
  • Maintenance of partners’ database
  • Maintain partner matrix along with payment details
  • Maintain partner files both hard and electronic
  • Filing of grant invoices

Admin Assistance:

  • Supporting all teams in the consultant processes, including drafting consultant contracts and following up on payments.
  • Ensuring feedback is collected from consultants on their experience of associating with Quest.
  • Maintaining a database of consultants and their services.

Travel and logistics arrangement:

  • Arranging local travel for staff or guest in Bangalore location and other locations as required.
  • Supporting in venue booking for program related events.

  

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years related experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage
  • Good communication skills.
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance’s standard job application form which is given​ here.​ No CVs 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.

Associate Director – MyQuest

Published 2020-01-24

We are looking for an Associate Director (AD) for our largest program, MyQuest. The program is designed 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, Vocational Training Institutes (VTIs) and Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and support them in adoption of blended learning approach for their students.

A blended learning approach 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 will be equipped to seek jobs in the formal sector.

We are currently working in 10 states reaching out to 60,000 students, trainers in 400 ITIs and VTIs. This work is delivered with a 60 member program team and 25 program implementation partners.

ABOUT THE ROLE: 

This is a program leadership role. MyQuest delivers an innovative, demand-driven and hi-tech employability program across 8 states of India. At the heart of it all is the strong culture of Quest Alliance’s values. In addition, the success of the program is reliant upon effective and strategic management, and connection to Quest Alliance’s internal units, its donors and key partners. Within this context, providing a senior level strategic leadership, direction and representation is a key priority for the role.

PROGRAM  PERFORMANCE 

  • Through the management of the program managers the AD will hold an ultimate oversight of the team’s performance and delivery, ensuring key performance and quality indicators are achieved.
  • Ultimate oversight for financial management including budgeting and financial governance, ensuring that strong accountability and value for money is achieved. 
  • As a strategic lead of the unit, s/he will also drive a culture of program innovation and technical advancement – ensuring that Quest Alliance’s program portfolio remains at the forefront of cutting-edge programming.

STRATEGIC PLANNING AND REVIEW

  • Over two years into a five year strategy the AD will provide oversight for the team in the development of its programmatic and financial planning for the years ahead. 
  • Will oversee the implementation, monitoring and review of strategy, with value-add and impact in mind.
  • The AD will collaborate with the Quest team, Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and the Chief Executive Officer and team stakeholders, in reviewing the strategic plan with a strong focus on impact and new models of delivery and partnership in a changing India.

PARTNERSHIPS, INVESTMENT & GRANT MANAGEMENT

  • The AD will drive the unit’s funding strategy working with the Business Development team and the ELT.
  • S/he will provide oversight of the health and cultivation of the unit’s funding, partnership and grant portfolio in line with the unit’s strategic ambitions. As part of this s/he will ensure all major grants meet contract deliverables, while ensuring priority partnerships are developed and sustained. 
  • S/he will maintain effective networks and widely promote the role, ways of working, and profile of Quest Alliance by ensuring that brand is deepened, developed, visible, respected and promoted.
  • S/he will lead programs in challenging, new and changing environments and be able to use their excellent leadership, networking, negotiation, influencing and relationship-building skills to secure significant partnerships to deliver programs effectively with NGOS, education institutions and relevant government departments. 

PEOPLE 

  • The AD will oversee the running of the state / regional / thematic specific teams, including fostering collective ownership of key organisational processes.
  • S/he will line manage and support the professional development of the Managers in support of high performance against performance objectives, and through them will ensure strong employee development and performance of all employees in MyQuest.
  • S/he will create and foster a strong, values-driven organisational culture of shared learning, cooperation, commitment to improvement, and high performance.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Exceptional leadership, management, analytical, and critical thinking skills with the ability to work across a networked organization.
  • Expertise in Program design, grant partnership management,  and knowledge of industry best practices. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement programs in multiple states in India. 
  • Proven experience of managing large funds and Corporate donors 
  • Ability to assume responsibility, make sound judgments, supervise and mentor diverse employees and teams, and work independently/ collaborately in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional oral and written English communication skills. Fluency in hindi or other regional languages a plus.
  • Strong computer skills using MS Office,
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 12 years of progressively responsible experience in program design, management and implementation 
  • Knowledge and experience of donor management 
  • Knowledge of and experience with programs that support employability 

 

LOCATION: Bangalore, India

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given​ here.​ No CVs 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.

Finance Manager – Analysis & Reporting

Published 2019-12-12

Support with the operationalization of the donor budgets, performance tracking on spends and lead compilation of financial reports for donors and for Quest Alliance.

Role Description:

Financial Analysis —

  • Responsible for the financial reporting (MIS), Month end closing, quarterly and annual- Reporting & variance analysis in accordance with the budget. 
  • Presenting monthly performance reviews, indicating key highlights, analyzing causes of unexpected variance and areas for improvement to team leads and budget owners 
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, expenses and capital expenditures and support Director FAIT in developing benchmarks for budgeting for each activity 
  • Work with Director FAIT to develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to leadership team and budget owners for decision making purposes
  • Prepare presentations to Board and leadership Team

 

Operationalization of budgets and report —

Establish annual operational budgets by working closely with the FAIT Director, COO and A.D Operations and recommendations for investment for growth 

 

  • Finalizing project grant utilization reports as per budget proposal 
  • providing support during the donor audits and financial data and documents review 

 

  • Salary allocation as per the approved project budgets and finalizing the monthly payroll.
  • Assisting in the yearly audit and finalization of annual accounts.
  • Providing support to management and program leads in project budget development 
  • Bank and credit card reconciliation on monthly basis. Assisting in the yearly audit and finalization of annual accounts.

Other  —

  •  Other duties as required. 
  •  You may be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted
  • Participate and contribute to team meetings, reviews & staff engagement activities
  • Seek regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organization 
  • Be a role model for others to Uphold the values of Quest Alliance 

 

Reporting to – Director – Finance, Admin and IT

 

Location: Bangalore 

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

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years related experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient in Excel 
  • Knowledge of Quick Books accounting software will be an added advantage
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage.
  • Good communication skills.  Knowledge of Kannada and Hindi is must
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Contact

The last date to apply is 20th December 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 CVs will be entertained. 

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Training and Content Coordinator – Secondary Schools Program

Published 2019-09-25

The role of the Training and Content Coordinator is going to be critical in supporting the overall content development, review and the capacity building strategy for different stakeholders.

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary school for the past few years. Last year we rolled out a program to build life, career, and coding skills among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in urban areas of Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi and reached out to 5500 girls.  The program is being implemented through two models, directly by Quest Employees and through implementation partners. Now we are going to scale up the intervention to few more states and aim to reach 200,000 adolescent girls by the end of three years. The program will work across 8 states with 8 to 10 implementing partners across 2000 government schools.

We are looking for an experienced person who has worked in the area of training and content earlier with a focus on government school systems.

Role Description:

Building and delivering a capacity building strategy for different stakeholders

The program will build capacity of different stakeholders such as the school facilitators hired by partners and Quest, government school teachers, headmasters and other resource persons from the government education system.

This would entail:

  • Ensuring the operationalisation of the capacity building plan
  • Coordinating with the pool of freelance facilitators for the school facilitators capacity building workshops
  • Supporting the delivery of workshops by co-facilitating from time to time
  • Anchoring the design of blended learning professional development program for government school teachers focussed on the thematic content areas
  • Developing the larger framework based on inputs from the field
  • Developing the content and assessment plan as per the program needs
  • Working with other content experts to develop the program content
  • Piloting the blended learning program on the field
  • Developing a strategy for building a pool of master trainers in each state education department who will take the program approach forward
  • Handhold the school facilitators in delivering the curriculum on the ground

Content Design and Iteration

The program is looking to work with grades VIII to XII over a period of 3 years. The key thematic areas are: lifeskills, gender, digital literacy, coding (basic and advanced levels), career development.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the content manager in the content review and development process
  • Doing content research and identifying other organisations we can partner with
  • Coordinating the content development process by organising the different workshops as per the plan
  • Map the curriculum to the different state and national curriculum mandated by NCERT, SCERT or NSQF
  • Make regular field visits and develop an overall system to get feedback and field insights on how the curriculum is being delivered on the ground
  • Working closely with the training team and the team of facilitators to ensure clarity on the content transaction
  • Keep abreast of all trends in life, career, gender, computational thinking/ coding skills content
  • Ensure quality in content translation and design

 Supporting school implementation

  • Provide technical input to internal team on instructional design, STEM content, and pedagogy support
  • Design the agenda and flow for school based events – career days, hackathons, parent teacher meets, teacher orientations

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of work experience, in implementing blended learning content for secondary school related projects
  • Hands-on experience with working on coding/ computational skills/ STEM and life and career skills for school students
  • Prior experience in content development and implementation
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Relevant education qualifications for handling pedagogy, STEM, and life skills content
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in english
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to train, build capacity of, and manage relationships with partner NGOs
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Job location: Bangalore

Reporting to: Content Manager, Secondary School

Contact

The last date to apply is October 10th 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 candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Since we are planning to close this position as early as possible, we will start shortlisting candidates as soon we receive the applications. Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

We look forward to your application.

Volunteer – Data and Research

Published 2019-09-20

We are looking for a volunteer for the period from 30th Sept to 30th Nov 2019 to join help with our Educator Development program.

As a volunteer, you are expected to spend time from 30th Sep to 30th Nov 2019 in Quest Alliance Bangalore office. Your working hours will be from 10am to 4PM, Monday through Friday. Your key focus areas will be:

  • Data entry: You will work with our impact team to enter data from hard copies of 250 forms.
  • Desk research: You will do some internet research for some content development areas for engineering students

What will you get in lieu of your work?

You will recieve a letter of acknowledgement from Quest Alliance to validate the 30 days of work you will do with us.

We are a fun place to work in and your breakfast with lunch is covered by us!

Contact

Did you know that Quest Alliance has won The Best Place to Work in nonprofit Category for two consecutive years?

Please write to Rohan rohan@questalliance.net or Tanvi tnegi@questalliance.net to grab your opportunity now!

Meghalaya

Facilitator_NSTI – MyQuest

Published 2019-12-12

The facilitator will be part of our youth program -- MyQuest, and will play an important role in achieving its goal by directly working with National Skills Training Institutes (Women) across the country to ensure smooth implementation of the project and its activities.

NSTI-Ws have been set up by Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to promote vocational and technical training for women). Functioning directly under the control of Central Government, the Skill Training is provided through CTS (Craftsmen Training Scheme) and CITS (Craftsmen Instructor Training Scheme) courses under Vocational Training Programmes. 

While Employability Skills (ES) is mandated as a curriculum in these NSTIs, there is a shortage of trainers who can train students on ES, build necessary life/career skills and ensure that they are ready for the world of work. Hence, Quest Alliance is introducing a Fellowship for young graduates to join NSTIs as trainers and bridge the gap of absent ES trainers. The facilitators will undergo a training of trainers. They will then be deployed to impart training, build and maintain strategic relationships with the NSTI and industry.

 

Role Description:

 

Facilitation in NSTI —

  • Be prepared with content knowledge and use training skills
  • Plan time table, as per schedule given by the institute
  • Make sure requisite material is available in your class
  • Take sessions and complete coursework as planned
  • Be updated with your skills
  • Conduct parents engagement activities
  • Ensure you stay connected with students to help them with job openings and career support after they graduate
  • Conduct Parents engagement activities

 

 

Organising Career Connect activities —

 

  • Implement all relevant career connect activities
  • Build an employer database of at least 5 employers per trade for each of the Institute 
  • Develop network of employers who can offer exposure, internships, apprenticeships, jobs;
  • Organise placement events and ensure healthy training to work transition, with support from other team members
  • Conduct market scan activities 
  • Be aware of your students and have a through understanding on who wants to work, who wants to study further and who’s confused about post training decision

 

Monitoring and reporting —

 

  • Use the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules. Ensure all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Support coordination of baseline/ endline and other assessments, as and when required.
  • Collect student data from the Institutes to help with the compilation of the donor report . Ensure students data is updated in centre database
  • Make sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 

Others —

 

  • Participate in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seek regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation 
  • Uphold the values of Quest Alliance 
  • Other duties or ITIs as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Job Locations: Allahabad, Hyderabad, Trichy, Agartala, Tura, Kolkata, Mohali, Shimla, Panipat, Noida, Indore

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • passionate about working with young women on employability
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to network and build a relationship with stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here. No CVs 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.

Orissa

Regional Coordinator – Secondary School Program

Published 2019-10-21

You will ensure operational stability in terms of programs being delivered, partners supported, Government relationship building and teams being managed efficiently in the state of West Bengal, Assam and Bihar.

It is an exciting role for a person who has proven experience of working with secondary school related projects in India especially at multiple state level. 

Responsibilities

  1. Program Implementation
  2. Relationship building and partnership Management
  3. People management
  4. Financial management
  5. Monitoring, and Reporting

Program Implementation 

  • Ensuring operational efficiency.
  • Taking responsibility for effective program delivery by ensuring operational plans are in place for each of the state teams, programs are delivered according to the work plan and reviews are held with each team’s periodically. 
  • Identify and develop learning within program and facilitate the capturing of these learnings.
  • Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to program delivery and its impact and take necessary steps to mitigate them.

 

Relationship building and partnership management

  • Identify, develop and manage relevant partnerships with other CSOs to implement the program effectively.
  • Develop and sustain the relationship with the Government Education departments and other concerned departments.
  • Coordinate effective field visits for the donors to understand the progress of the program being implemented this would include scheduling appointment with relevant government ministries. 
  • Lead and participate in all program events to raise the profile of the organisation 
  • Represent Quest Alliance in local and state forums and platforms.
  • Identify appropriate stakeholders and partners for program delivery as and when required.
  • Ensure MoUs with key partner organisations are in place and operational.
  • Ensure that key staff at the state and district  Government have a clear understanding of and regular involvement in the programs. 
  • Identify opportunities for joint activities with the  government staff (e.g. shared workshops etc.).
  • Share quarterly reports with the relevant  Government officials 

 

People management 

  • Ensure that all employees have clear performance objectives and development plans. 
  • Manage the designated teams, ensuring that they are clear on the change they are contributing to and on their roles and responsibilities. 
  • Support, mentor and coach the team managed as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. 
  • Ensure that the team works together to share learning and to exchange skills
  • Ensure the team managed are able to manage their team effectively.

Financial management

  • Ensure that financial procedures, practices and values are adhered to across the team. 
  • Be part of the planning process for the team to ensure effective budget is in place and it is adhered to 

Monitoring and evaluation 

  • Work together with M&E focal point to track program Progress based on the Monitoring and Evaluation framework.
  • Lead on reporting both internal and external, in accordance with the program M&E framework and based on the regular reporting agreements of the project.
  • Ensure all the relevant data for your region is available on time 
  • Ensure the monitoring tools are understood by the team and is used for reporting 
  • Support the M&E focal point with baseline, end line and other relevant assessments 
  • Submit all the relevant monitoring reports on time

 

Qualifications:

  • A Postgraduate degree in any discipline
  • 4-5 years of work experience preferably in the Education sector 
  • Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of actors, including Education department
  • Good understanding and practical experience of STEM 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and in  Kannada (for Bangalore based role) and Telegu for the Telangana based role 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions 
  • Ability to lead teams
  • Strong team player able to work under own initiative 
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Managing remote teams 
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Quest Alliance

Location: Bhubaneshwar 

No.of positions:

Reporting to: Senior Program Manager

 

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • Have an exposure to work on STEM on careers
  • Can work with ambiguity 
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player

 

Skill Sets:

  • Have managed teams in the past
  • Ability to network and build relationship with the government 
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by 7th November 2019.

No C.Vs will be entertained. 

Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Since we are planning to close this position as early as possible, we will start shortlisting candidates as soon we receive the applications.

Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacte. We look forward to your application.

Punjab & Haryana

Facilitator_NSTI – MyQuest

Published 2019-12-12

The facilitator will be part of our youth program -- MyQuest, and will play an important role in achieving its goal by directly working with National Skills Training Institutes (Women) across the country to ensure smooth implementation of the project and its activities.

NSTI-Ws have been set up by Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to promote vocational and technical training for women). Functioning directly under the control of Central Government, the Skill Training is provided through CTS (Craftsmen Training Scheme) and CITS (Craftsmen Instructor Training Scheme) courses under Vocational Training Programmes. 

While Employability Skills (ES) is mandated as a curriculum in these NSTIs, there is a shortage of trainers who can train students on ES, build necessary life/career skills and ensure that they are ready for the world of work. Hence, Quest Alliance is introducing a Fellowship for young graduates to join NSTIs as trainers and bridge the gap of absent ES trainers. The facilitators will undergo a training of trainers. They will then be deployed to impart training, build and maintain strategic relationships with the NSTI and industry.

 

Role Description:

 

Facilitation in NSTI —

  • Be prepared with content knowledge and use training skills
  • Plan time table, as per schedule given by the institute
  • Make sure requisite material is available in your class
  • Take sessions and complete coursework as planned
  • Be updated with your skills
  • Conduct parents engagement activities
  • Ensure you stay connected with students to help them with job openings and career support after they graduate
  • Conduct Parents engagement activities

 

 

Organising Career Connect activities —

 

  • Implement all relevant career connect activities
  • Build an employer database of at least 5 employers per trade for each of the Institute 
  • Develop network of employers who can offer exposure, internships, apprenticeships, jobs;
  • Organise placement events and ensure healthy training to work transition, with support from other team members
  • Conduct market scan activities 
  • Be aware of your students and have a through understanding on who wants to work, who wants to study further and who’s confused about post training decision

 

Monitoring and reporting —

 

  • Use the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules. Ensure all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Support coordination of baseline/ endline and other assessments, as and when required.
  • Collect student data from the Institutes to help with the compilation of the donor report . Ensure students data is updated in centre database
  • Make sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 

Others —

 

  • Participate in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seek regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation 
  • Uphold the values of Quest Alliance 
  • Other duties or ITIs as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Job Locations: Allahabad, Hyderabad, Trichy, Agartala, Tura, Kolkata, Mohali, Shimla, Panipat, Noida, Indore

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • passionate about working with young women on employability
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to network and build a relationship with stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here. No CVs 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.

Tamil Nadu

Program Support Associate – Chennai

Published 2020-02-27

We are looking for a Program Support Associate for coordinating all the activities of VTIs. You will be reaching out to all the VTIs in the region and will be responsible for the smooth implementation of the program.

Responsibilities:

Support Facilitators in Vocational Training Centres

  • Visit Vocational Training Centers to support trainers & partners to plan the training, curriculum delivery and troubleshoot issues to ensure quality training and smooth functioning of the training center.
  • Conduct sessions with students, as needed.
  • Develop effective working relationships with VTI partners.
  • Conduct monthly/quarterly review meetings with program stakeholders-center heads, trainers and so on.
  • Ensure that the trainers and centers gradually become independent and adept at using the content. 

Participate and contribute to the Training of Trainers (TOTs)

  • Identify training needs.
  • Support with the Coordination of the training.
  • Facilitate sessions as and when required during ToTs.

Documentation and Reporting

  • As per requirements, conduct baseline and endline tests/Focus Group Discussions as and when needed.
  • Responsible for the coordination and for writing reports as per the project requirement.
  • Documentation of Centre, trainer and students success stories.
  • Following up with VTIs to share data of students and Institutes as required by the M&E framework.

Contributing to Industry Engagement Strategies in Tamil Nadu

  • Co-ordinating, facilitating Industry Engagement activities.
  • Inviting employers to do guest lectures at Institutes; organizing placement events.

Support any other activities related to MyQuest program whenever needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • 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 in English and Tamil.
  • Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data
  • Ability to train facilitators and youths for the vocational training program
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Knowledge of issues in vocational training space and the social development sector in India.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools, and the Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given​ here.​ No CVs 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 Associate – MyQuest

Published 2020-01-24

You will be part of our youth program -- MyQuest, and will play an important role in achieving its goal by directly working to ensure smooth implementation of the project and its activities in Industrial Training Institutes.

Role Description​:

— Providing Institutional support to Govt. ITI’s in the state:

  • Ensuring effective implementation of the program by regular visits to Govt. ITI.
  • Working with facilitators of Govt. ITI’s to support them in curriculum delivery at their ITI’s.
  • Providing support to placement officers of the ITI’s to plan and organise placement related activities.
  • Conduct Career readiness sessions at ITI’s.

— Developing effective working relationship with DET officials, ITI principal and ITI staff for smooth implementation of the program.

— Coordinate & organise training of trainers for ITI Trainers & Placement Officers.

— Facilitate trainings during ToT’s and during ITI visits.

— Documenting and reporting ITI students demographic details and Impact stories.

— Coordinating with QA team and the institute for any internal or external visits to the ITI’s.

 

Locations: Mysuru & Chennai

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • Is a go-getter and can work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills in English and Kannada, both written and verbal.
  • Fluency in using computer applications.

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given​ here.​ No CVs 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.

Facilitator_NSTI – MyQuest

Published 2019-12-12

The facilitator will be part of our youth program -- MyQuest, and will play an important role in achieving its goal by directly working with National Skills Training Institutes (Women) across the country to ensure smooth implementation of the project and its activities.

NSTI-Ws have been set up by Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to promote vocational and technical training for women). Functioning directly under the control of Central Government, the Skill Training is provided through CTS (Craftsmen Training Scheme) and CITS (Craftsmen Instructor Training Scheme) courses under Vocational Training Programmes. 

While Employability Skills (ES) is mandated as a curriculum in these NSTIs, there is a shortage of trainers who can train students on ES, build necessary life/career skills and ensure that they are ready for the world of work. Hence, Quest Alliance is introducing a Fellowship for young graduates to join NSTIs as trainers and bridge the gap of absent ES trainers. The facilitators will undergo a training of trainers. They will then be deployed to impart training, build and maintain strategic relationships with the NSTI and industry.

 

Role Description:

 

Facilitation in NSTI —

  • Be prepared with content knowledge and use training skills
  • Plan time table, as per schedule given by the institute
  • Make sure requisite material is available in your class
  • Take sessions and complete coursework as planned
  • Be updated with your skills
  • Conduct parents engagement activities
  • Ensure you stay connected with students to help them with job openings and career support after they graduate
  • Conduct Parents engagement activities

 

 

Organising Career Connect activities —

 

  • Implement all relevant career connect activities
  • Build an employer database of at least 5 employers per trade for each of the Institute 
  • Develop network of employers who can offer exposure, internships, apprenticeships, jobs;
  • Organise placement events and ensure healthy training to work transition, with support from other team members
  • Conduct market scan activities 
  • Be aware of your students and have a through understanding on who wants to work, who wants to study further and who’s confused about post training decision

 

Monitoring and reporting —

 

  • Use the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules. Ensure all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Support coordination of baseline/ endline and other assessments, as and when required.
  • Collect student data from the Institutes to help with the compilation of the donor report . Ensure students data is updated in centre database
  • Make sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 

Others —

 

  • Participate in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seek regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation 
  • Uphold the values of Quest Alliance 
  • Other duties or ITIs as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Job Locations: Allahabad, Hyderabad, Trichy, Agartala, Tura, Kolkata, Mohali, Shimla, Panipat, Noida, Indore

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • passionate about working with young women on employability
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to network and build a relationship with stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here. No CVs 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.

Telangana

Facilitator_NSTI – MyQuest

Published 2019-12-12

The facilitator will be part of our youth program -- MyQuest, and will play an important role in achieving its goal by directly working with National Skills Training Institutes (Women) across the country to ensure smooth implementation of the project and its activities.

NSTI-Ws have been set up by Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to promote vocational and technical training for women). Functioning directly under the control of Central Government, the Skill Training is provided through CTS (Craftsmen Training Scheme) and CITS (Craftsmen Instructor Training Scheme) courses under Vocational Training Programmes. 

While Employability Skills (ES) is mandated as a curriculum in these NSTIs, there is a shortage of trainers who can train students on ES, build necessary life/career skills and ensure that they are ready for the world of work. Hence, Quest Alliance is introducing a Fellowship for young graduates to join NSTIs as trainers and bridge the gap of absent ES trainers. The facilitators will undergo a training of trainers. They will then be deployed to impart training, build and maintain strategic relationships with the NSTI and industry.

 

Role Description:

 

Facilitation in NSTI —

  • Be prepared with content knowledge and use training skills
  • Plan time table, as per schedule given by the institute
  • Make sure requisite material is available in your class
  • Take sessions and complete coursework as planned
  • Be updated with your skills
  • Conduct parents engagement activities
  • Ensure you stay connected with students to help them with job openings and career support after they graduate
  • Conduct Parents engagement activities

 

 

Organising Career Connect activities —

 

  • Implement all relevant career connect activities
  • Build an employer database of at least 5 employers per trade for each of the Institute 
  • Develop network of employers who can offer exposure, internships, apprenticeships, jobs;
  • Organise placement events and ensure healthy training to work transition, with support from other team members
  • Conduct market scan activities 
  • Be aware of your students and have a through understanding on who wants to work, who wants to study further and who’s confused about post training decision

 

Monitoring and reporting —

 

  • Use the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules. Ensure all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Support coordination of baseline/ endline and other assessments, as and when required.
  • Collect student data from the Institutes to help with the compilation of the donor report . Ensure students data is updated in centre database
  • Make sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 

Others —

 

  • Participate in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seek regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation 
  • Uphold the values of Quest Alliance 
  • Other duties or ITIs as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Job Locations: Allahabad, Hyderabad, Trichy, Agartala, Tura, Kolkata, Mohali, Shimla, Panipat, Noida, Indore

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • passionate about working with young women on employability
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to network and build a relationship with stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here. No CVs 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.

Tripura

Facilitator_NSTI – MyQuest

Published 2019-12-12

The facilitator will be part of our youth program -- MyQuest, and will play an important role in achieving its goal by directly working with National Skills Training Institutes (Women) across the country to ensure smooth implementation of the project and its activities.

NSTI-Ws have been set up by Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to promote vocational and technical training for women). Functioning directly under the control of Central Government, the Skill Training is provided through CTS (Craftsmen Training Scheme) and CITS (Craftsmen Instructor Training Scheme) courses under Vocational Training Programmes. 

While Employability Skills (ES) is mandated as a curriculum in these NSTIs, there is a shortage of trainers who can train students on ES, build necessary life/career skills and ensure that they are ready for the world of work. Hence, Quest Alliance is introducing a Fellowship for young graduates to join NSTIs as trainers and bridge the gap of absent ES trainers. The facilitators will undergo a training of trainers. They will then be deployed to impart training, build and maintain strategic relationships with the NSTI and industry.

 

Role Description:

 

Facilitation in NSTI —

  • Be prepared with content knowledge and use training skills
  • Plan time table, as per schedule given by the institute
  • Make sure requisite material is available in your class
  • Take sessions and complete coursework as planned
  • Be updated with your skills
  • Conduct parents engagement activities
  • Ensure you stay connected with students to help them with job openings and career support after they graduate
  • Conduct Parents engagement activities

 

 

Organising Career Connect activities —

 

  • Implement all relevant career connect activities
  • Build an employer database of at least 5 employers per trade for each of the Institute 
  • Develop network of employers who can offer exposure, internships, apprenticeships, jobs;
  • Organise placement events and ensure healthy training to work transition, with support from other team members
  • Conduct market scan activities 
  • Be aware of your students and have a through understanding on who wants to work, who wants to study further and who’s confused about post training decision

 

Monitoring and reporting —

 

  • Use the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules. Ensure all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Support coordination of baseline/ endline and other assessments, as and when required.
  • Collect student data from the Institutes to help with the compilation of the donor report . Ensure students data is updated in centre database
  • Make sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 

Others —

 

  • Participate in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seek regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation 
  • Uphold the values of Quest Alliance 
  • Other duties or ITIs as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Job Locations: Allahabad, Hyderabad, Trichy, Agartala, Tura, Kolkata, Mohali, Shimla, Panipat, Noida, Indore

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • passionate about working with young women on employability
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to network and build a relationship with stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here. No CVs 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.