Careers

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

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Karnataka

People (HR) Coordinator

Published 2019-02-18

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

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

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

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

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

Location: Bangalore
Reporting to: Associate Director – Operations

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

Contact

The last date to apply March 12th 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.
No C.Vs will be entertained.
Women and youth are encouraged to apply!
Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. We look forward to your application!

Data Analyst

Published 2019-02-18

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

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

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

Responsibilities
● Visualising the data requirements, Designing/ building/ enhancing the systems
and process to capture data.
● Analyse the quantitative and qualitative data, including cleaning the data and
conducting descriptive statistical analysis.
● Analysing the data collected and sharing it for performance enhancement/
program design or for sector building.
● Build the capacity of program teams in the tools developed, analysing the data
for program enhancement and lead the sharing of the impact process.
● In consultation with leads from the various units set the standard of data capture required within the organisation and analyse the data. Provide feedback and analysis on the data that is collected.
● Establish a system to know the status of the Quest Impact as an ecosystem
builder
● Gain in-depth understanding of existing data (secondary and within Quest
Alliance). Determine set of priority outcomes and endpoints needed to fill gap.

We are looking for people who:

● Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and
employability domain
● Can work independently, with minimal supervision and is a go-getter and enjoys
playing with different data sets
● Can deal with ambiguity and proactively explore solutions

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

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

Location: Bangalore
Reporting to: Associate Director – Operations

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

 

Contact

The last date to apply March 12th 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. Interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.
No C.Vs will be entertained. Women and youth are encouraged to apply!
Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. We look forward to your application!

Web Developer

Published 2019-02-10

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

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

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

Good to have:
1. Proficiency in API Integrations

2. Knowledge on Java and APK development

Location: Bangalore
Reporting to : Technology Specialist

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

Contact

The last date to apply March 7th 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here. No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women and youth are encouraged to apply.
Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. We look forward to your application!

Administrative Officer

Published 2019-02-05

We're looking for a dynamic individual to be part of the Finance and Admin team as an admin officer.

About the role:
In this role, you will lead the admin function by providing support in office maintenance, drawing consultant contracts, managing the travel for employees and organising venues for events.

Roles and responsibilities
 
1. Office building maintenance in Bangalore and Office space management across
all offices
○ Arranging plumbing, carpentry, electrical work and repair and maintenance work.
○ Maintenance of office garden in Bangalore
○ Managing the office kitchen in Bangalore
○ Purchase of furniture and fittings, stationery for office use.
○ Support in annual vendor empanelment 
○ Ensuring timely payment of Office rent and monthly bill payment for all locations
except Bihar and maintenance of rental agreement
○ Management of office inventory in Bangalore and oversight of office inventory for all locations except Bihar.

Coding all new assets, updating and maintenance of the asset register half-yearly physical audit of inventory against the record across all offices
○ Ensure all the assets have insurance against theft, fire and other hazards across the office.
○ Supporting the other location teams in setting up offices
2. Management of Administrative staff
○ Supervise housekeeping activities
○ Ensure all the admin priorities are incorporated into the work of the admin staff
○ Performance review and feedback
3. Lead the external consultant process for Quest Alliance
○ Working with state offices  and team leads  to empanel consultants  on an annual basis
○ Supporting all teams in the Consultant processes  including drafting the
consultant contracts  and follow up on payments
○ Ensuring feedback process is in place for getting feedback from consultants on
their experience of associating with Quest.
○ Maintaining a database of Consultants  and their services.

4. Travel and logistics arrangement
○ Arrange local travel for staff or guest in Bangalore location.
○ incharge for flight books for all employees excluding Bihar and Jharkhand
○ Coordinate staff travel for events like Q2L and Annual meet
○ Support in venue booking for program and organisational events

Location: Bangalore
Reporting to: Grants and Procurement Manager

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

Skill Sets:
● Strong communication skills in English and Kannada, both written and verbal.

● Expert Microsoft Office Suite user
● Experience in office admin management

Salary: 25,000 – 40,000/ month depending on experience and skill set.

Knowledge of Hindi and other regional languages is a bonus

 

Contact

The last date to apply March 3rd 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. Interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form here.
No C.Vs will be entertained. Women and youth are encouraged to apply!
Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. We look forward to your application!

Program Associate – Outreach & Mobilization

Published 2019-02-04

Educator Development function at Quest Alliance needs constant efforts on promotions, mobilization, follow ups on emails and calls to bring together over 500 trainers. This is a year round focus that is aimed at creating new trainer pipeline and engaging alumni of Quest ecosystem.

Since 2014, over 500 trainers have engaged with us in our capacity building approach. In 2023, we aim to empower over 50,000 trainers and educators in India. Here is the MasterCoach Impact Film and here is the Program Teaser that can help you understand the  work. See the educator development team members here.

This role needs you to spend a lot of time on connecting with trainers over phone calls and emails. You will have clear targets for the year to create new trainer pipeline and alumnus engagement.

Responsibilities of Mobilization and Outreach Associate

Outreach & promotions

  • In 2017-18, we promoted various trainer opportunities amidst our network of over 1000 trainers and engaged 250 trainers through our programs. You will work with 500 trainers in 2019-2020 and will be required to reach them on emails and follow ups on calls
  • You are required to travel upto 5-7 days in a month to different locations for networking, meeting institute heads and trainer orientation

Mobilization & registration of trainers

  • Coordination and several follow ups are needed while confirming trainers for different opportunities throughout the year. A significant amount of your time will go into speaking to trainers over emails and phone calls, including sending them reminders
  • You might be required to work with institute heads during mobilization stages to confirm and seek approvals for trainer registration process
  • You will help the function to meet its outreach goals for the year and ensure smooth on-boarding of trainers for programs, alumni meetings and other events.
  • You will closely work with operations team to ensure smooth coordination for workshops, events and meetings.

Alumni engagement

  • You will actively lead all efforts on bringing our alumnus together throughout the year for group discussions and meetings
  • You will participate in any field work, and occasionally workshops, that are held across locations in India in an effort to understand our trainer ecosystem.

Support event management and community gatherings

  • You will closely work with different team members to put together batches and workshops to support program priorities. These may be events, get-togethers or online/virtual meetings

Location: Bangalore

We are looking for people who:

  • Believe in educators are key enablers and catalysts for creating empowering learning experiences for young people
  • Have an appetite for working with a fast paced yet detail focused environment, filled with passionate young leaders
  • Are excited about travelling for 5-7 days a month to meet trainers and institute heads in various geographical locations in India
  • Are a self learner and believe in technology as an enabler for learning.
  • Are committed to building gender equity and inclusion at work.
  • Have ever done an online course or used digital tools to learn, it’s a bonus. But don’t worry if you don’t.

Skill Sets:

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

Contact

The last date to apply is 28th February 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!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We look forward to your application!

Senior Administrative Officer

Published 2018-10-10

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

 

Roles and responsibilities

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

We are looking for people who:

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

Skill Sets:

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

Contact

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!

Business Development Manager – CSR

Published 2018-10-10

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

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

Some examples of the work that will be involved: 

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

We are looking for people who:

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

Skill Sets:

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

Contact

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!

Placement Support Associate

Published 2018-09-26

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

Scope of Work    

1.

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

 

 

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

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

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

3. Support program teams with career related activities

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

4. Support with report writing

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

Experience and skills

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

Personal attributes

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

Contact

To Apply:

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

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

The last date to apply is 15th October 2018.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!

Data Analyst

Published 2018-09-26

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

The role of Data Analyst  

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

Skills requirement for Data Analyst

Eligibility:

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

Nice to have:

  • Proficiency in API Integrations

Contact

To Apply:

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

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!

Web Developer

Published 2018-09-26

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

Experience Required: 1 – 3 Years

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

Responsibilities

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

Skills Required

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

Good to have – Added Advantage

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

Contact

To Apply:

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

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!

Mumbai

Business Development Manager – CSR

Published 2018-10-10

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

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

Some examples of the work that will be involved: 

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

We are looking for people who:

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

Skill Sets:

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

Contact

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!

New Delhi

Program Officer – Placement

Published 2019-02-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Skill Sets:
● Knowledge of liasioning with companies and recruitment professionals.
● Experience of establishing and developing effective links with companies in
various disciplines/sector.
● Willingness to travel 7- 10 days in a month to Quest’s focus states.
● Ability to build and manage relationships and expectations.
● Strong affinity in networking and building relationships.
● Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of
Hindi and other regional languages is a bonus.
● Expert Microsoft Office Suite user.
● Any experience in job placement management is a plus.
● Comfortable with spending more time outside the office for primary research and meetings would be required.
● Having HR background will be a plus.

Contact

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

Business Development Manager – CSR

Published 2018-10-10

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

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

Some examples of the work that will be involved: 

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

We are looking for people who:

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

Skill Sets:

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

Contact

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!