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State Head, Programs, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Published 2024-05-09

Join Quest Alliance as we continue our mission in Gujarat, where we've been making a difference since 2013. Partnering with secondary schools and vocational training institutions (NGOS, ITIs), our dedicated team of 35 plus  employees is committed to creating a meaningful impact on the ground.

As we embark on our ambitious five-year plan, we're seeking a visionary leader to spearhead our efforts in Gujarat. This role presents a unique opportunity to elevate our work to new heights across the entire school-to-work continuum. Your mission will be to ensure quality impact, streamline processes, and foster the well-being of our program team. Key responsibilities include anchoring state growth models, fostering government liaisons, and building networks with stakeholders from government bodies to civil societies. You'll dive deep into the issues facing young people in schools and vocational training, driving ecosystem support and partnership frameworks.

We're looking for someone who thrives at the intersection of ecosystems, with a keen understanding of 21st-century skills, digital literacy, and green initiatives. If you're passionate about driving innovation, fostering STEM education, and shaping the future of education in Gujarat, then we want to hear from you. Join us in shaping a brighter future for the next generation.

Apply now to be part of this exciting journey with Quest Alliance.

Job responsibilities: 

State Strategy

  • Anchor the State strategy to ensure a balance between scale and depth, keeping the aspirations of young people in the region at the center and planning the work accordingly, across the school to work continuum.
  • Support the team in expanding the work in the state and ecosystems based on the opportunities and potential for growth while keeping the balance with depth and impact first approach.
  • Working with the ecosystem leads closely to bring about an integration of the strategic thought process around youth and schools ecosystem in the state. 
  • Focus on KPs and Govt partnership possibilities. Help build partnerships which build future pathways for students – forums for recognition, internships, hackathon project showcase
  • Look at strong advocacy efforts with the key stakeholders (SSA, SCERT, DET) as well as branding and visibility of our work in the region 
  • Hold the innovation agenda for the region

Program Design, Implementation and build a team culture embedded on Quest values

  • Using a consultative approach, lead in designing and developing the state strategy in line with the organizational goals, national framework and donor requirement 
  • Lead the development of systems and support to ensure high quality delivery of the program as well as career pathways and growth for the team members
  • Ensure all the program priorities are incorporated into the work of the program overall and at the state level and how project funds help fulfilling the state plan and priorities.
  • Support the ecosystem leads in Budget management for existing projects being run in the region and proposal writing for new projects. Ensure the expenditure across projects allocated for the region, in line with commitments to the donor. 
  • Mentor the tech and data teams for the region and build a strong road map for the same.

 

Relationship Building and Management

  • Work on building the regional growth model towards development of the region and drive the thoughts process around that and along with driving engagement with partners.
  • Represent Quest in all strategic forums in the state – state level NEP consultations, curriculum development spaces – engage with SSA and SCERT to build strategic relationships with Quest
  • Strategically drive and actively contribute to conversations, ensure quarterly reporting of our activities to donors and govt participation in co-planning and delivering is adequately done
  • Lead the design and development of systems, process and quality matrices for Partners management in the region in consultation with the Ecosystem teams
  • Ensure the team keeps the sub grants committee informed about the performance of partners and support them in making informed decisions on new partner selection. 
  • Building strategic relationships with the government to drive advocacy and system change by Building ownership of Quest innovations and its mainstreaming within the system.

Team Management

  • Ensure that there are enough spaces created for dialogue and ongoing exchange between team members across the state on key learning, insights and best practices.
  • Support, mentor and coach the team as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. Serving as a role model at all times not just for the direct reportees but for the entire state team  
  • Plan for the team learning calendar and other L&D initiatives for Team as required 
  • Build a performance driven and impact driven culture in the team 
  • Drive discussions and actively contribute to the program and org development spaces this year
  • Ensure office and assets are safe and secure at all times  
  • Actively support the recruitment and induction of new members to help their deeper integration with the team

Reporting and Data Driven Decision Making

  • Integration of output and impact lens in the way internal and external reporting is done. Drive the Data driven decision making, based thoughts process with the team and the partners
  • Anchor the state review thought process, ensure reflection around data based insights which feed into improving on-ground implementation
  • Making regular planned field visits and sharing observations and insights from those regularly 
  • Work with the monitoring and evaluation focal persons to develop monitoring and reporting systems aligned with Strategic Framework and donor requirement for the region
  • Ensure all the relevant data for the region is available on time and team is aligned to the thought process.
  • Engage with monitoring and evaluation data to generate insights which contribute to improving program implementation. Build the same mindset in the team. 

 

Experience and Skills Required:

Strategic Leadership: Proven experience in anchoring state-level strategies, balancing scale and depth while keeping the aspirations of young people at the forefront. Demonstrated ability to plan and execute initiatives across the school-to-work continuum.

Partnership Development: Track record of building strong partnerships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, educational institutions, and NGOs. Ability to identify and leverage opportunities for collaboration, advocacy, and resource mobilization.

Program Design, Budget Management and Implementation: Extensive experience in designing and implementing programs aligned with organizational goals, national frameworks, and donor requirements. Ability to lead teams in delivering high-quality programs, ensuring alignment with program priorities and effective utilization of project funds.

Relationship Building and Management: Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to represent the organization in strategic forums and engage with government officials, donors, and partners. Experience in driving engagement, advocacy efforts, and system change initiatives.

Team Management and Development: Proven leadership skills with the ability to mentor, coach, and support team members in their professional development. Experience in fostering a culture of learning, collaboration, and performance excellence within the team.

Data-Driven Decision Making: Proficiency in driving data-driven decision-making processes, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting systems. Ability to analyze data insights to improve program implementation and inform strategic planning.

Communication and Reporting: Strong written and verbal communication skills in English with the ability to articulate program impact, insights, and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders. Experience in developing and implementing reporting systems aligned with organizational and donor requirements.

Educational Background: A relevant postgraduate degree in social sciences, development studies, education, or a related field is preferred.

Additional Requirements: Demonstrated commitment to the organization’s mission and values, flexibility to travel extensively within the region, and proficiency in relevant languages and computer applications.

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To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

At Quest Alliance, we pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities employer, embracing applications from all segments of the community. We are committed to ensuring that every applicant and employee is treated with fairness and respect, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste, religious belief, age, or any other factor that is irrelevant to performance. Your individuality is valued and respected within our organization.

Karnataka

Research Coordinator

Published 2024-05-23

As a research coordinator, you will be part of the Knowledge Hub of Quest Alliance. This is an interdisciplinary role that focuses on capturing, synthesising and disseminating knowledge that is shaping or is likely to shape the discourse in education, youth skilling, education technology in the coming decade. The research coordinator will work closely with the Research Specialist in formulating research agenda for the organisation and in carrying out primary and secondary research.

Job Description​:

– Proactively design and execute a cohesive and focused research program for critical area(s) for the organisation with a youth-centric lens. This will include:

  • Conceptualising research design (qualitative and quantitative) and methodology
  • Ability to prioritise research questions based on organisational priorities.
  • Investigating and consolidating secondary research, including mapping trends and discourses in the field and the sector
  • Coordinating logistics in case of primary research

– Analyse, synthesise and distil research findings into knowledge products which can be appreciated by a wider audience – including reports, academic papers, blogs, and op-eds.
Be able to guide creation of impactful artefacts from research findings that are both visually appealing and rich in description and bring clarity to the topic being studied.
– Conceptualise and design the flagship event Quest2Learn to build dialogue in the sector anchored on research.
Assist in information dissemination within the various programs in Quest as well as to external stakeholders for different purposes

 

We are looking for people who:

Eligibility:

  • A Masters degree (or higher) in Education/Social Sciences/Development Studies/Social Design/Design Research.
  • 3+ years of experience in both qualitative and quantitative research preferably in education, skills development, and/or livelihoods.
  • Well established portfolio of research techniques, including ethnographic methods. 
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively in a team.
  • 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.
  • An interest in experimenting with research methods.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in holding research projects from beginning to end.
  • Demonstrated experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to write and plan research briefs, reports and other dissemination material.
  • Publications in the form of reports

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Established portfolio of research dissemination. 
  • Experience in managing research and coordinating with research agencies/consultants 
  • Publications in the form of research papers, and/or op-eds
  • Proficiency in Hindi and/or other regional languages preferred. 

Salary: The pay band for the position starts at Rs. 58,000/- per month (cost to company)  (The salary offered will be commensurate with the experience and expertise of the candidate)

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

At Quest Alliance, we pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities employer, embracing applications from all segments of the community. We are committed to ensuring that every applicant and employee is treated with fairness and respect, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste, religious belief, age, or any other factor that is irrelevant to performance. Your individuality is valued and respected within our organization.

 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

FRSN Operations Coordinator, Youth Team

Published 2024-05-09

The FRSN Operations Coordinator will play a key role in the overall operation of FRSN by coordinating with external and internal stakeholders, managing work plans, monitoring budgets, ensuring timely deliverables, and assisting in preparing presentations and reports for funders and government partners. This individual will be responsible for documenting meetings and maintaining clear communication channels within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate with external and internal stakeholders to ensure the smooth operation of FRSN projects and initiatives.
  2. Collaborate with track leads, thematic leads and regional heads to develop and implement work plans and monitor progress towards goals and objectives.
  3. Manage the overall work plan of FRSN, ensuring alignment with FRSN’s objectives and timelines.
  4. Review activities versus budget allocations, identify discrepancies and propose corrective actions.
  5. Ensure timely delivery of project milestones and deliverables, proactively addressing any issues that may arise.
  6. Assist in preparing presentations and reports for funders and government partners, providing accurate and timely information as required.
  7. Document meetings, including capturing action items, decisions, and follow-up tasks, and distributing meeting minutes to relevant stakeholders.
  8. Maintain organised records and documentation related to FRSN projects and activities.
  9. Identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains within FRSN operations.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned by the management team.

Qualifications

  • Master’s or Bachelors degree in business administration or social work, project management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in operations coordination, project management, or a similar role.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and project management software.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in all work tasks.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while also contributing as a proactive team member.
  • Experience in the non-profit sector or a similar environment is preferred.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

Skill Sets:

  • Project Management
  • Operations Coordination
  • Reporting and Documentation
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Multi-tasking

Salary:   

(The salary offered will be commensurate with the experience and expertise of the candidate)

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

 

At Quest Alliance, we pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities employer, embracing applications from all segments of the community. We are committed to ensuring that every applicant and employee is treated with fairness and respect, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste, religious belief, age, or any other factor that is irrelevant to performance. Your individuality is valued and respected within our organization.

 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

Senior Manager – Leadership Office

Published 2024-03-27

As Senior Manager - Leadership office , you will play a crucial role in ensuring the effective execution of organisational strategies and the alignment of team objectives with overarching goals. Your responsibilities will involve driving the performance of strategy by facilitating regular reviews to capture organisation learning , assess progress, and providing insights to the executive and leadership team to aid in decision-making and course correction.

Key Responsibilities:

Facilitation of  Reviews at L3 to L1 level:

  • Lead the annual planning process and regular reviews of organisation priorities by  defining and aligning the templates to org goals and  org annual priorities – synthesis of the information from various teams to the leadership team (L2 to L1)maintaining a tracker and ensuring it is updated 
  • Lead the  Review mechanisms ( L3,L2,L1) – Ensuring they happen, consolidating insights and learnings. Agenda for L1 reviews, action points, follow up, closure. 
  • Identification of risks – risks/ mitigation plans
  • Identify successes, challenges, and areas requiring adjustments or additional support.
  • Implement robust performance monitoring mechanisms to track the progress of strategic initiatives and operational activities. Support teams in defining key performance indicators (KPIs) and establish metrics to measure success, regularly assessing performance against targets and benchmarks
  • Holding the governance committee meetings, plans, reviews, progress. 
  • Org priorities –  Maintain the tracker and ensure it is updated . Work with the leadership team to track the progress of org priorities Develop and maintain a governance framework to guide decision-making, accountability, and transparency in strategy execution. 

Executive Support

  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations to the executive team based on review outcomes and performance analysis.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations to communicate progress, challenges, learning/ insights  and proposed solutions.
  • Identify potential risks and challenges that may impact the achievement of strategic objectives and develop risk mitigation strategies to address them. Proactively monitor risks and escalate issues as needed to ensure timely resolution and minimise negative impacts on strategic outcomes.
  • Board engagement – Preparing board decks, documenting the meeting minutes, following up on action plans . Hold the calendar and schedules for board sub committee meetings. 

Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • Foster collaboration and communication across teams to ensure alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Serve as a liaison between different stakeholders to address interdependencies and resolve conflicts.
  • Develop and maintain a governance framework to guide decision-making, accountability, and transparency in strategy execution. Define roles and responsibilities, establish decision-making processes, and implement mechanisms for reporting and oversight.

Continuous Improvement

  • Monitor industry trends, competitive landscape, and best practices related to strategy implementation and performance management.
  • Identify opportunities for process optimization and refinement to enhance the effectiveness of strategy execution.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Proven experience in strategy implementation, performance management, or project management roles.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities, with the capacity to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including the ability to motivate teams and drive results in a dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software applications for data analysis and reporting.

Additional Requirements:

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • A strategic mindset with a focus on long-term organisational goals.

Contact

To Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

At Quest Alliance, we pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities employer, embracing applications from all segments of the community. We are committed to ensuring that every applicant and employee is treated with fairness and respect, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste, religious belief, age, or any other factor that is irrelevant to performance. Your individuality is valued and respected within our organization.

Product Manager

Published 2023-12-13

Career Quest is an immersive and experiential career exploration journey for adolescents with the objective to provide exposure to different career journeys and in the process bring their attention to how gender and stereotypes affect choices and how to navigate them.

As a Product Manager, you will be responsible to develop and grow Career Quest or such products into a socially viable public product with learner and diversity at the heart of its development.

You will engage with a team of Development professionals, Education technology educators and learners from diverse backgrounds that would feed into the nuances of this product development. You will also be closely working with the Schools and Technology teams at Quest to align with the product principles of the organization. 

Its an opportunity to build a socially useful digital product that drives career decision making in young people.

Your responsibilities may also include close work with other education technology projects in the Schools ecosystem, while the first key project will be the Career Game.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and development of the product features from user journey to product release in a larger ecosystem.
  • Create an operational plan for the product and define timelines.
  • Manage vendors and pilot roll outs as well as coordination with externals.
  • Capture User experience and document them in sharable formats.
  • Research on similar products / games and bring design insights.
  • Work closely with the Learning Experience team of larger Schools program to help keep the product grounded in learner experiences. 
  • Manage the complete development cycle of the product and create a product roadmap based on insights and real experience.
  • Manage data dashboard and backend to generate insights.
  • Hold timelines, production processes, documentation and ensure deliverables are met on time.
  • Support the training and transfer of product knowledge in the team as needed.
  • Bring creativity and the spirit of innovation to product development through relevant research with stakeholders that could contribute to sharpening the product experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Data Analytics, Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field with an exposure to the development sector.
  • Experience with consumer apps./games or ed-tech products are highly preferred.
  • Proven experience in product analytics, preferably in a tech or digital product environment.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Familiarity with chatbot technology and user engagement strategies is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficient in data visualization tools and analytics software.
  • 4-5 years of experience in product and software development.
  • Experience in education-technology product management especially in gamification for learning/education.
  • Proven understanding of entire product development pipeline (research, UI/UX, testing, refinement, expertise in gamification, data analytics, mobile development)
  • Skills to document processes in a simple, understandable manner using data.
  • Ability to convert user insights into actionable designs that inform design and strategy.
  • A problem solver who enjoys solutioning, grounded in equitable social development.
  • Collaborative approach to work with diverse stakeholders to uphold different perspectives.
  • Coordination skills for product operations management.
  • Budgeting and basic networking for products.

Contact

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

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

Program Manager – Collaboratives

Published 2023-12-13

As Program Manager we are looking for strategic leaders who will lead the interventions and help integrate them in the Karnataka education system. The manager will be responsible for ensuring implementation of all project deliverables. We are looking for a person with prior experience of having worked in Education programmes. The role will also lead efforts to develop content for delivery with students and ensure the implementation of curriculum plans in model schools for the year.

The Program Manager will be responsible for developing and managing relationships with non-profits, funders, policy makers and govt. stakeholders at the state and district level.

One of the key areas of QUEST’s work is schools investing in educators- teachers and school heads led approach where the main focus is on capacity building of the teachers via the Master Coach modules and School heads via the Change leaders modules and handholding them to complete the program and implement the learning in the school, conduct the state recognition process and develop a community of practice of teachers for self initiated learning and innovations.

Role and Responsibilities:

 

Program and Budget Management 

  • Develop the state plan and ensure its operationalisation and achievement of goals with quality
  • Ensure donor reporting happens as per timelines and with quality – capturing project learning and insights and making the report a tool for reflection for the donors 
  • Streamline the planning, implementation and review process with the partners
  • Ensure they have an annual plan in place with a budget forecast 
  • Ensure the 45 day reviews are in happening as per plan and are documented and followed up on – ensure that the systems change lens is applied to the reviews 
  • Ensure financial forecasting is in place for each project and the spent plan is as per forecast (no underspent/overspent) with maximum focus on the key constituency when it comes to prioritizing spent decisions
  • Anchor the financial management to ensure audit compliance, review of the monthly project spent report to check for consistency and discrepancies 
  • Ensure state reviews are streamlined with the thematic leads and other relevant stakeholders and become spaces for reflections and deepening the synergy between org, program and state strategy, ensure data and qualitative insights are being used to drive reflection and deepen the strategic thinking 
  • Anchor the content development of the HM change leaders, ensuring suitability from state context
  • Monthly field visits to interact with the learners, teachers, headmasters and district officials to gauge the effectiveness of the program from the stakeholder lens 

 

Advocacy, Strategy and Execution

  • Have strategic consultation with stakeholders in the Govt., CSOs and funder community
  • Represent organisation and participate in various forum and task forces formed by the Govt, CSOs and funders 
  • Develop concept notes, proposals and presentations on the existing/new strategies.
  • Support development of CSO strategy for engagement in the program implementation
  • Develop and sustain the relationship with the Government Education departments and other concerned departments 
  • Drive the advocacy agenda for the state as per the program plan – relationship building with the states education departments and facilitating engagement with the relevant stakeholders to drive adoption of program approaches and policy level change, every 6 months JPRMS are conducted and become strategic spaces for multi stakeholder dialogue – including the donor and the govt officials 
  • Work closely with the communication team to ensure that the project updates find a mention in the social media, have a social media calendar
  • 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 

 

Systems and Processes 

  • Ensure that the team has a good understanding of the monitoring tools and dashboards
  • Ensure that the data coming in from monitoring tools is reviewed jointly by the team and is integrated in reviews with partners and within the team 
  • Ensure that the quality of monitoring data coming in is of good quality and leading to insights and reflections on the program strategy 
  • Ensure that all information related to the visits and achievements in the programme are recorded in the monitoring tools. 
  • Ensure that the team is looking at the data and decisions are being made accordingly
  • Prepare and facilitate the monthly review of the state plan with the team and with the extended team from central office
  • Ensure that the monthly planning and review meetings at the district level are organized and represented with program updates.

 

Organizational Processes and Policy Adoption

  • Be well versed with all organizational policies and ensure the same with the team 
  • Participate in the relevant working groups/organizational forums one is nominated/selected for
  • Ensure all regular compliance – timesheets, travel reimbursements etc – are followed by self and the team

 

Team Management and Growth

  • Ensure that all employees managed  have clear performance objectives and development plans. 
  • Serve as a role model at all times  
  • Coordinate training and other capacity-building initiatives for staff as required 
  • Ensure human resource policy and procedure is adhered to by team 
  • Ensure staff welfare with support from the People team
  • Ensure that all your team members  have a clear job description. performance objectives, development plans  they receive performance reviews 
  • Support, mentor and coach the team as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. 
  • Lead the recruitment , induction and onboarding  of new member for your team you manage 
  • Ensure that the team works together to share learning and to exchange skills
  • Ensure that any incidents of child abuse, child marriage or any other violation of child rights are reported to the program lead 

 

Required skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 7-8 years of work experience, in implementing blended learning content for school related projects 
  • Hands-on experience with working in education program management
  • Prior experience working in government schools and managing partners
  • Prior experience of facilitating training and workshops for the govt. Teachers and officials at district/state level
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Deep understanding of the National Education Policy and State Curriculum Framework 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Kannada (preferred) 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Contact

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

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

Associate Manager – L&D, People & Operations

Published 2023-10-25

Lead Learning initiatives, organisation wide, being aware of contextual needs of regions in a dynamic and changing scenario. This role will benefit from having an individual with a growth and innovative mindset.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Excellence in Execution

  • Design and implement learning initiatives
  • Plan execution of initiatives, end to end – from ascertaining need to measurement of effectiveness
  • Implement contextual team/regional learning strategies with focus on value for the learner
  • Program manage the leadership learning journeys
  • Be willing to embrace change and dynamic work environment
  • Content design and deployment for various learning initiatives. This could mean effectively liaising with consultants in some instances who will support in content design
  • Work closely and collaboratively with all stakeholders, internal and external for on time delivery
  • Co-lead org initiatives like induction and skill shacks 
  • Support with development of career pathways for teams across organisation
  • Add to monthly newsletters with effective L&D inputs

 

Relationship Building

  • Build healthy working relationships with internal stakeholders irrespective of role and designation
  • Embody and lead with organisational values and culture at all times and be a role model
  • Building relationships and ongoing conversations with external partners 
  • Identify and open conversation with potential partners externally
  • Be a team player and work effectively with other team members
  • Contribute and actively participate in team planning and review activities

Reporting

  • Ensure all L&D initiatives have reports in place from effectiveness point
  • All initiatives measured in light of org priorities
  • Update data regularly for initiatives led 
  • Record feedback and action for all initiatives

Adherence to systems and processes

  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation
  • Uphold the values of Quest Alliance

Investment in Self-Learning

  • Invest in own learning and growth
  • Draw out own growth pathway and plan with manager on way forward
  • Own journey of learning for self and seek support where needed

Contact

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

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