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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Assam

Program Associate

Published 2018-11-27

We are looking for a Program Associate who will be responsible for coordinating all the activities in with VTCs and ITIs in your region. You will be reaching out to 10-12 VTCs and ITIs in the region and will be responsible for smooth implementation of the program.

 

Scope of work:

Primary Roles:

  1. Support trainers & Vocational Training Centres in Manipur, Nagaland, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Visit VTCs and ITIs to support trainers with curriculum planning, delivery of content etc
  • Conduct sessions with students, as needed.
  • Develop effective working relationships with VTC Coordinator & ITI Principals.
  • Following up with VTCs & ITIs to share data of students and Institutes as required by M&E framework.
  • Conduct monthly/quarterly review meetings with program stakeholders, centre heads, trainers etc.
  • Ensure that the trainers and centres gradually become independent and adept at using the content
  1. Participate and contribute in training of trainers.
  • Identify the training needs
  • Support with the Coordination of the training
  • Facilitate training as and when required
  1. Documentation and reporting
  • As per requirements, conduct baseline and end line tests/Focus Group Discussions for youth who enrol in a project, as and when needed.
  • Responsible for the coordination and for writing report as per the project requirement
  1. Contributing to Industry Engagement Strategies in the Region.
  • Building Employers network through meetings, Minimum 1 employer in a month.
  • Co-ordinating & facilitating Industry Engagement activities – Inviting employers to do guest lectures at Institutes & organising placement events.

Secondary Roles:

  1. Documentation of centre, trainer and student success stories
  2. Identify VTC and ITI partners in NE region.

Experience and skills:

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

Contact

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

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

The last date to apply is 15th December 2018.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

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

We look forward to your application!

Karnataka

Senior Visual Designer

Published 2018-11-27

We are looking for a graphic designer at Quest Alliance, who will work as part of the Marketing and Communications team, with a goal of increasing brand visibility through effective communication material across digital platforms and brand related media.

Responsibilities

Create end to end visual design for external communication, both print and digital.

  • Work on UI/UX for web based communication channels like developing web pages, microsites etc.
  • Coordinate with freelancers for video production, graphic design, web design if necessary
  • Develop in depth understanding of the brand and its application to ensure the organisation’s brand reflects across materials being developed and disseminated across various stakeholders.
  • Spend time to collect feedback from users, documenting good practices for visual design and challenges faced by the team to feed into the brand guidelines, ensuring it is updated and relevant.
  • Work with fellow visual designers to develop templates for external communication and learning materials that can be transferred to/used by other members in the team. This would include consolidating templates, design guidelines, source files of existing material etc. to make it easily accessible to the team as and when required.
  • Work along with your team to engage in research to build a stream of references, inspiration and benchmarks of materials and experiences being designed across the sector

Elements to work on but not restricted to:

  • Website creatives
  • Newsletters
  • Social media templates and posts
  • Blog posts
  • Event design
  • Brand communication
  • Presentations and reports
  • Publications
  • Internal communication

Requirements

  • 4-5 years experience in a small to mid-sized organisation working on graphic design
  • Proficiency in using design softwares like Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Premier Pro
  • Basic video editing skills will be preferred
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and visual communication skills
  • Experienced in Brand Identity Design and Communication Design.  
  • Ability to research, understand and apply global practices in branding and print design.
  • Ability to work independently on projects and as part of a team with clear vision of the requirements
  • Experience with scheduling multiple projects and managing timeline
  • Ability to work with Microsoft office

Contact

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

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

The last date to apply is 15th December 2018.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

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

We look forward to your application!

Program Manager

Published 2018-11-15

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

Managing teams (30%)

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

Managing MyQuest program (50%)

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

Growing MyQuest program (20%)

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

Required skills and experience:

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

Preferred skills and Experience:

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

Contact

The last date to apply is 4th December 2018.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!

Database Associate

Published 2018-11-15

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

Scope of Work     

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

We are looking for people who:

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

Preferred Skills –

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

Desirable:

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

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

Contact

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

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

The last date to apply is 4th December 2018.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!

Business Development Manager – CSR

Published 2018-10-10

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

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

Some examples of the work that will be involved: 

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

We are looking for people who:

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

Skill Sets:

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

Contact

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

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

We look forward to your application!

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

Foundations & Government Relations Manager

Published 2018-11-27

We are looking for a Foundations & Government Relations Manager who will lead efforts to  build and manage relationships with leading Trust & Foundations, UN agencies and Government across India.

Building and Managing relationships with Trust and Foundations

  • Building secondary and primary research intelligence on Trusts & Foundations, bilaterals and Multilaterals  that are aligned to Quest’s vision and goals 
  • Build and manage key strategic relationships and partnerships
  • Work with Program teams to develop proposals and engage potential funders
  • Contribute to building a consortium of funders in thematic areas including Digital Skills, Women in the Workforce, STEM for Girls and others
  • Lead the donor field visits
  • Attend forums, conferences and events to present, network and share possibilities of collaboration with Quest

Building and managing relationships with government

  • Work closely with Program teams and Executive Leadership Team on building and managing key relationships with Government
  • Represent Quest in Government and other advocacy events as needed to disseminate the organisation’s strategy and goals
  • Lead Quest’s  Government focussed activities by establishing positive relationships with Chief secretaries,  civil servants and policy actors (Think tanks/ committees)
  • Initiate and lead Quest’s efforts to align with and influence public policy positions and strategies
  • Identify strategies to engage Quest Alliance in public policy discussions related to education and skills development
  • Support Program teams with their advocacy efforts at a state level
  • Monitor news media and government sources for potential changes in regulatory and legislative areas to ensure Quest Alliance reacts effectively
  • Write briefs on particular initiatives for educational, promotional and policy development.

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 Donors and government 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, Partnership Building
  • Strong experience in Government relationship
  • Strong communication skills in English and Hindi , both written and verbal. Knowledge of 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

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 December 2018.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

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

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

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!