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Assam

Facilitator – MyQuest

Published 2019-10-21

You will part of a team working with the Industrial Training Institute and yourself managing 3-4 ITIs. It is an exciting role for a person who will get opportunity to coach and mentor the trainers in ITIs to help youth people get access to Career Development Courses.

MyQuest’s objective is to provide a holistic development platform for young people as well as provide a lifelong, continuous learning opportunity to disadvantaged youth. We use content, pedagogy and technology, to drive the delivery of teaching and learning. Through our signature blended learning approach we develop critical life-work skills that are critical for success in the 21st century. Our curriculum includes media elements like games, videos, audio and visuals as well as use of dictionaries for vernacular translations.

Over the last 5 years we have reached more than 100,000 youth and endeavour to reach the next 100,000 till 2018. QUEST has partnered with some leading CSRs in the skills development space and has catalysed the investment of more than Rs. 100 million towards projects for various partner organizations.

 

Responsibilities: 

Work with I.T.Is:

  1. You’ll be attached to 3-4 institutes where your role will be mentor and coach the ITI trainers to take Employability Skills and Career Development sessions and prepare students for a bright career.
  2. Build relationship with the ITI Principals, Master Trainers and Placement Officers to facilitate smooth implementation of the Program
  3. Co-facilitate trainings using QUEST Alliance’s blended learning curricula (which includes industry interfacing activities and project work)
  4. Experiment with new ideas to engage young people in Bihar towards career development
  5. Work with MyQuest Placement Officer and support partnerships with employers in Bihar for placement of youth trained in MyQuest ITIs and vocational centres in Bihar
  6. Develop and maintain a database of potential partners and employers who can contribute towards our work in Bihar
  7. Develop a network of employers for the ITIs who can provide industry exposure to students through guest lectures, industry visits as well as for placements.

 

Skill Required: 

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

 

Location: Jorhat (Assam), Bijapur (Karnataka), Begusari (Bihar)

No.of. positions: 3

Contact

The last date to apply is 7th November 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

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

We look forward to your application.

Facilitator – MyQuest – Selco Foundation Innovation Project

Published 2019-10-08

You will be part of a team working with youngsters from Industrial Training Institutes and Vocational training institutes, helping them innovate and instilling entrepreneurial aspirations in them.

Role Description:

Facilitation in ITIs & VTIs – 60%

  • Facilitating Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Employability sessions in ITIs/VTIs
  • Taking sessions and completing coursework as planned
  • Conducting parent engagement activities and building relationships with the team at ITIs/VTIs
  • Developing and sustaining a cross trade and cross institutional “Network of Innovation” among trainers, students, principals and the local community, especially entrepreneurs.
  • Staying updated with market trends as well as your skills

Organising Innovation and Career related activities – 20%

  • Implementing all relevant innovation curriculum activities
  • Connecting students to local entrepreneurs and apprenticeship opportunities related to this
  • Conducting market scan activities with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • Being aware of your students and having a thorough understanding on who are the people interested in innovation and entrepreneurship and to specifically support and link such students.
  • Identifying the best innovation ideas at the end of the project period and supporting in incubating those ideas.

Monitoring and reporting – 10%

  • Providing regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
  • Using the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Ensuring all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Ensuring students data is updated in the database
  • Making sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 Others – 10%

  • Participating in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seeking regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhering to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation
  • Upholding the values of Quest Alliance
  • Organising donor visits
  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Skills Required:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline. Technology/Management related fields or experience in Design Thinking or Project-Based Learning would be a bonus
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Innovation/Youth/Education sector is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators – to act as a catalyst for discussion and growth.
  • Familiarity with the use of online resources and use of social media for positive change. Proficient in MS Office tools.
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams.
  • Self-motivated problem solver

Location: Bihar, Karnataka & Assam

No.  Of. Positions: 6

 

CTC: The organization provides remuneration taking into consideration each individual’s area of expertise, experience, and qualification.

Contact

The last date to apply is 15th October 2019.​ We request you to apply via this form, at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.

Quest is an equal opportunity employer. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

We look forward to your application.

Placement Officer

Published 2019-09-03

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

We are looking for people who:

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

Skill Sets:

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

 

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

No. of Positions: 1

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

 

Contact

The last date to apply is 30th September 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill the job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

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

We look forward to your application.

Senior Program Officer – Secondary School Program

Published 2019-05-21

As Senior Program Officer you will support in capacity building and ensure it is delivered with the highest quality by ensuring there are systems and processes in place, and relationships are built at the district and state level with government, NGOs etc.

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary school for past few years. Last year we rolled out a program to build life skills and career skills using scratch as a medium among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in urban areas of Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi and reached out to 5500 girls.  The program is being implemented through two models, directly by Quest Employees and through implementation partners. Now we are going to scale up the intervention to few more states and aim to reach 200,000 adolescent girls by end of three years. We are looking for people who have experience in working with adolescents from government schools that focus on coding/ computational skills/ STEM/ lifeskills/ gender. 

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

We currently have openings in Jaipur, Guwahati, Patna and Vijayawada for this role.

Quest Alliance is looking for Senior Program Officers to support our work in Rajasthan, Assam, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh with the Government secondary schools on STEM.

Responsibilities

 

  1. Programme Implementation and quality
  2. Working with partners
  3. People and performance management
  4. Financial management
  5. Monitoring, and Reporting.

 

  1. Program Implementation and Quality
  • Operational oversight of the district
  • Ensure operational plans are in place to achieve high quality delivery against program objectives, quality standards and targets.
  • lead the planning and review meetings for your district
  • Support the Regional Coordinator to regularly review processes and materials.
  • Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to impact of the program and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in program reviews and design
  • lead the planning and execution of district level events such as hackathon, summer camp through the Facilitators

 2 . Working with partners  and government functionaries

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with delivery partners and the government functionaries
  • Ensure all partners receive the appropriate support and updates to implement the program effectively.
  • Ensure additional support needs of the partners are identified, assessed and any reasonable adjustments are made to the Partner’s journey.
  • Support the development and implementation of innovative Partner engagement and retention processes.
  • Support with the donor visits to the district
  • Facilitate visits of donors volunteers and government agencies with support from implementing partners
  1. People and Performance Management
  • Provide leadership and high quality performance management to a team of Facilitators, empowering them to deliver to a high standard.
  • Build the capacity to excel in their roles, supporting their professional development. Support, mentor and coach the facilitators as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work.
  • Recruit and induct new staff.
  • Implement all relevant People policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all employees managed have updated C.Vs, professional goals and they receive periodic feedback on their performance.
  1. Financial Management :
  • Ensure that financial procedures, practices and values are adhered to across the team.
  • Be part of the planning process for the team to ensure effective budget is in place and it is adhered to

 

  1. Data Management, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Ensure all the relevant data for your district is available on time
  • Ensure the monitoring tools are understood by the partners and team and is used for reporting
  • Support the M&E focal point with baseline, end line and other relevant assessments
  • submit all the relevant monitoring reports on time
  • ensure the program process is documented and enough case studies are in place to show the impact or progress of the program.

 

 

 

  1. Other (5%)
  • Other duties as required.
  • You may be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted

 

Required skills and experience

  • A Graduate/Postgraduate degree in any discipline (preferably social work, development, education, gender studies, rural development)
  • 3-4 years of work experience preferably in the Education sector
  • Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of actors, including Education department
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Quest Alliance

Prefered skills and Experience:

 

  • Loves technology, any sort of direct work on ed tech projects
  • have previous experience of working on tech related work

Location: Jaipur, Guwahati, Patna and Vijayawada

No.of positions: 4

Reporting to: Project Coordinator (North, East and Telangana + AP respectively)

We are looking for people who:

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skill Sets:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and vernacular of the state
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions
  • Strong team player able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to network and build relationship with the Government and Non government organisations
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by June 5th,2019. No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Since we are planning to close this position as early as possible, we will start shortlisting candidates as soon we receive the applications. Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We look forward to your application.

Bihar

Facilitator – MyQuest

Published 2019-10-21

You will part of a team working with the Industrial Training Institute and yourself managing 3-4 ITIs. It is an exciting role for a person who will get opportunity to coach and mentor the trainers in ITIs to help youth people get access to Career Development Courses.

MyQuest’s objective is to provide a holistic development platform for young people as well as provide a lifelong, continuous learning opportunity to disadvantaged youth. We use content, pedagogy and technology, to drive the delivery of teaching and learning. Through our signature blended learning approach we develop critical life-work skills that are critical for success in the 21st century. Our curriculum includes media elements like games, videos, audio and visuals as well as use of dictionaries for vernacular translations.

Over the last 5 years we have reached more than 100,000 youth and endeavour to reach the next 100,000 till 2018. QUEST has partnered with some leading CSRs in the skills development space and has catalysed the investment of more than Rs. 100 million towards projects for various partner organizations.

 

Responsibilities: 

Work with I.T.Is:

  1. You’ll be attached to 3-4 institutes where your role will be mentor and coach the ITI trainers to take Employability Skills and Career Development sessions and prepare students for a bright career.
  2. Build relationship with the ITI Principals, Master Trainers and Placement Officers to facilitate smooth implementation of the Program
  3. Co-facilitate trainings using QUEST Alliance’s blended learning curricula (which includes industry interfacing activities and project work)
  4. Experiment with new ideas to engage young people in Bihar towards career development
  5. Work with MyQuest Placement Officer and support partnerships with employers in Bihar for placement of youth trained in MyQuest ITIs and vocational centres in Bihar
  6. Develop and maintain a database of potential partners and employers who can contribute towards our work in Bihar
  7. Develop a network of employers for the ITIs who can provide industry exposure to students through guest lectures, industry visits as well as for placements.

 

Skill Required: 

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

 

Location: Jorhat (Assam), Bijapur (Karnataka), Begusari (Bihar)

No.of. positions: 3

Contact

The last date to apply is 7th November 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

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

We look forward to your application.

Facilitator – MyQuest – Selco Foundation Innovation Project

Published 2019-10-08

You will be part of a team working with youngsters from Industrial Training Institutes and Vocational training institutes, helping them innovate and instilling entrepreneurial aspirations in them.

Role Description:

Facilitation in ITIs & VTIs – 60%

  • Facilitating Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Employability sessions in ITIs/VTIs
  • Taking sessions and completing coursework as planned
  • Conducting parent engagement activities and building relationships with the team at ITIs/VTIs
  • Developing and sustaining a cross trade and cross institutional “Network of Innovation” among trainers, students, principals and the local community, especially entrepreneurs.
  • Staying updated with market trends as well as your skills

Organising Innovation and Career related activities – 20%

  • Implementing all relevant innovation curriculum activities
  • Connecting students to local entrepreneurs and apprenticeship opportunities related to this
  • Conducting market scan activities with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • Being aware of your students and having a thorough understanding on who are the people interested in innovation and entrepreneurship and to specifically support and link such students.
  • Identifying the best innovation ideas at the end of the project period and supporting in incubating those ideas.

Monitoring and reporting – 10%

  • Providing regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
  • Using the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Ensuring all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Ensuring students data is updated in the database
  • Making sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 Others – 10%

  • Participating in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seeking regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhering to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation
  • Upholding the values of Quest Alliance
  • Organising donor visits
  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Skills Required:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline. Technology/Management related fields or experience in Design Thinking or Project-Based Learning would be a bonus
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Innovation/Youth/Education sector is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators – to act as a catalyst for discussion and growth.
  • Familiarity with the use of online resources and use of social media for positive change. Proficient in MS Office tools.
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams.
  • Self-motivated problem solver

Location: Bihar, Karnataka & Assam

No.  Of. Positions: 6

 

CTC: The organization provides remuneration taking into consideration each individual’s area of expertise, experience, and qualification.

Contact

The last date to apply is 15th October 2019.​ We request you to apply via this form, at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.

Quest is an equal opportunity employer. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

We look forward to your application.

Facilitator – Secondary Schools Program

Published 2019-09-20

It's an exciting position part of the Secondary Schools program team which works with adolescents in government schools from grades 8th through 12th -- by enabling them to build career aspirations, life skills and technology skills.

Role Description:

  • Work with Govt. High Schools: You will be attached to 3-4 government schools for regular sessions on coding, life and career skills
  • Ensure project implementation in the schools, so that Key Performance Indicators of the project are met in a timely fashion
  • Build and manage relationships with school teachers and principals
  • Work on capacity and awareness building amongst parents and school staff about the project
  • Help students make their projects, and present them in front of various stakeholders
  • Plan parents’ meet and other events at the school level, as necessary
  • Reporting as per Quest’s standards

 

Required skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or computer applications
  • Knowledge of coding 
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, Kannada (if applying for Bangalore) and Telugu (if applying for Hyderabad)
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to use technology
  • Excited about working with children on life skills and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • Willingness to travel

Prefered skills and experience: 1-2 years work experience in an NGO or in a school

No. of positions: Multiple

Location: Patna, Samastipur and Jehanabad in Bihar, and Ahmedabad in Gujarat

Employment type: Fixed term Employment Contract

 

Contact

The last date to apply is 10th October 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

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

We look forward to your application.

M&E Manager – Anandshala

Published 2019-06-24

We are looking for an individual to anchor the implementation of monitoring mechanism of the program, lead research and support in communicating the impact through stories/case studies. 

In partnership with BEPC (Bihar Education Project council) Quest is running Anandshala program across 996 Govt schools of Samastipur District. In April 2018, the program has expanded to Deoghar, Jharkhand as part of Dasra Education Collaborative and the programme is being implemented with the support of two local partner NGOs having Quest playing the role of technical support and funding. The main objective of this program is to make the School a Joyful learning space for building essential skills of students to become independent thinkers. 

S/he will be responsible for overall Monitoring, Research and Communication Unit of Anandshala Program.

Contact

The last date to apply is 10th Oct 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.

Facilitator – MyQuest

Published 2019-04-09

As a MyQuest Facilitator at Quest Alliance, you will work as part of a program that aims to work with a million young people over the next 5 years, helping them build knowledge, skills and attitude to succeed in work and beyond.

You will part of a team working with the Industrial Training Institute and managing 3-4 ITIs. It is an exciting role for a person who will get opportunity to coach and mentor the trainers in ITIs to help youth people get access to Career Development Courses.

MyQuest

MyQuest’s objective is to provide a holistic development platform for young people as well as provide a lifelong, continuous learning opportunity to disadvantaged youth. We use content, pedagogy and technology, to drive the delivery of teaching and learning. Through our signature blended learning approach we develop critical life-work skills that are critical for success in the 21st century. Our curriculum includes media elements like games, videos, audio and visuals as well as use of dictionaries for vernacular translations.

Over the last 5 years we have reached more than 100,000 youth and endeavour to reach the next 100,000 till 2018. QUEST has partnered with some leading CSRs in the skills development space and has catalysed the investment of more than Rs. 100 million towards projects for various partner organizations.

 

 

Responsibilities: 

Work with I.T.Is:

  1. You’ll be attached to 3-4 institutes where your role will be mentor and coach the ITI trainers to take Employability Skills and Career Development sessions and prepare students for a bright career.
  2. Build relationship with the ITI Principals, Master Trainers and Placement Officers to facilitate smooth implementation of the Program
  3. Co-facilitate trainings using QUEST Alliance’s blended learning curricula (which includes industry interfacing activities and project work)
  4. Experiment with new ideas to engage young people in Bihar towards career development
  5. Work with MyQuest Placement Officer and support partnerships with employers in Bihar for placement of youth trained in MyQuest ITIs and vocational centres in Bihar
  6. Develop and maintain a database of potential partners and employers who can contribute towards our work in Bihar
  7. Develop a network of employers for the ITIs who can provide industry exposure to students through guest lectures, industry visits as well as for placements.

 

Skill Required

 

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

 

Location: Gaya, Bihar

Contact

The last date to apply is 30th April 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

We look forward to your application!

Gujarat

Facilitator – Secondary Schools Program

Published 2019-09-20

It's an exciting position part of the Secondary Schools program team which works with adolescents in government schools from grades 8th through 12th -- by enabling them to build career aspirations, life skills and technology skills.

Role Description:

  • Work with Govt. High Schools: You will be attached to 3-4 government schools for regular sessions on coding, life and career skills
  • Ensure project implementation in the schools, so that Key Performance Indicators of the project are met in a timely fashion
  • Build and manage relationships with school teachers and principals
  • Work on capacity and awareness building amongst parents and school staff about the project
  • Help students make their projects, and present them in front of various stakeholders
  • Plan parents’ meet and other events at the school level, as necessary
  • Reporting as per Quest’s standards

 

Required skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or computer applications
  • Knowledge of coding 
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, Kannada (if applying for Bangalore) and Telugu (if applying for Hyderabad)
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to use technology
  • Excited about working with children on life skills and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • Willingness to travel

Prefered skills and experience: 1-2 years work experience in an NGO or in a school

No. of positions: Multiple

Location: Patna, Samastipur and Jehanabad in Bihar, and Ahmedabad in Gujarat

Employment type: Fixed term Employment Contract

 

Contact

The last date to apply is 10th October 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

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

We look forward to your application.

Senior Program Officer – Secondary School Program

Published 2019-09-03

As Senior Program Officer you will support the work with our partners and through them impact the program. You will support in capacity building and ensure it is delivered with the highest quality by ensuring there are systems and processes in place, and relationships are built at the district and state level with government, NGOs etc.

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary school for the past few years. Last year we rolled-out a program to build life skills and career skills using scratch as a medium among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in urban areas of Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi and reached out to 5500 girls.  The program is being implemented through two models, directly by Quest Employees and through implementation partners. Now we are going to scale up the intervention to a few more states and aim to reach 200,000 adolescent girls by the end of three years. We are looking for people who have experience in working with adolescents from government schools that focus on coding/ computational skills/ STEM/ life skills/ gender.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Program Implementation and Quality
  • Operational oversight of the district
  • Ensure operational plans are in place to achieve high quality delivery against program objectives, quality standards and targets.
  • lead the planning and review meetings for your district
  • Support the Regional Coordinator to regularly review processes and materials.
  • Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to impact of the program and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in program reviews and design
  • Lead the planning and execution of district level events such as hackathon, summer camp through the Facilitators

 2 . Working with partners  and government functionaries

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with delivery partners and the government functionaries
  • Ensure all partners receive the appropriate support and updates to implement the program effectively.
  • Ensure additional support needs of the partners are identified, assessed and any reasonable adjustments are made to the Partner’s journey.
  • Support the development and implementation of innovative Partner engagement and retention processes.
  • Support with the donor visits to the district
  • Facilitate visits of donors volunteers and government agencies with support from implementing partners.

3. People and Performance Management

  • Provide leadership and high quality performance management to a team of Facilitators, empowering them to deliver to a high standard.
  • Build the capacity to excel in their roles, supporting their professional development. Support, mentor and coach the facilitators as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work.
  • Recruit and induct new staff.
  • Implement all relevant People policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all employees managed have updated C.Vs, professional goals and they receive periodic feedback on their performance.

4. Financial Management :

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

5. Data Management, Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Ensure all the relevant data for your district is available on time
  • Ensure the monitoring tools are understood by the partners and team and is used for reporting
  • Support the M&E focal point with baseline, end line and other relevant assessments
  • submit all the relevant monitoring reports on time
  • ensure the program process is documented and enough case studies are in place to show the impact or progress of the program.

6. Other (5%)

  • Other duties as required.
  • You may be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted

Required skills and experience:

  • A Graduate/Postgraduate degree in any discipline (preferably social work, development, education, gender studies, rural development)
  • 3-4 years of work experience preferably in the Education sector
  • Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of actors, including Education department
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Quest Alliance

Prefered skills and Experience:

  • Loves technology, any sort of direct work on ed tech projects
  • have previous experience of working on tech related work

Location: Jaipur and Ahmedabad 

No.of positions: 2

Reporting to: Sr. Program Manager

We are looking for people who:

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

Skill Sets:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and vernacular of the state
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions
  • Strong team player able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to network and build relationship with the Government and Non government organisations
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

 

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by September 20th ,2019. No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

We look forward to your application.

Jharkhand

Program Officer – Documentation and Capacity building – Anandshala

Published 2019-10-21

We are looking for someone to anchor documentation, media liasoning and capcity building for our Anandshala program in Bihar.

Role Description

Documentation and Report writing

You would be required to ensure the timely completion and submission of the following: 

  • Timely submission of monthly and quarterly donor report and Government report
  • Consolidating the training and workshop reports coming from field from different Blocks for both in school and out of school.
  • Developing and publishing the Quarterly Newsletter.
  • Doing in house research documentation
  • Capturing the process documentation
  • Consolidating the overall process of #AbMeriBari campaign

Capturing the impact through stories and case studies

  • Identifying the storied from field and capturing the stories.
  • Meet different stakeholders to capture the changes and stories.
  • Capture the Quotes, anecdotes, videos and pictures as required.
  • Creative writing the stories for different platform like social media, media etc.
  • Preparing a case study Booklet by the end of year with 15 good stories.

Anchoring the media liasoning and coverage

  • Building relationship with key media personnel
  • Developing and sharing press release and communication materials for the Media coverage for the events.
  • Play a key role as spokesperson for all the Media campaign
  • Anchoring the social Media post for Jharkhand
  • Archiving all the media related clipping at one place.

Building and delivering a capacity building strategy for different stakeholders 

The program will build capacity of different stakeholders such as the school facilitators hired by partners and Quest, government school teachers, Head Teachers, Cluster Resource Centre Coordinator and other resource persons from the government education system. This would entail:

  • Developing a capacity building plan and delivering with existing training and programme team
  • Develop session design for block level and cluster level workshops to be facilitated by programme team
  • Co-conduct workshops of various kinds from school to state level to get first-hand experience and insights on the capacity building process.
  • Developing a blended learning professional development program for government officials focused on the thematic content areas
  • Document the capacity building workshops with various stakeholders
  • Prepare training modules based on the workshop designs and reports
  • Ensure completion of high quality workshops for various stakeholders as per the timelines

 

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience, in implementing blended learning content for elementary school related projects
  • Prior experience in content development and implementation
  • Experience in facilitation of workshops with community and government stake holders
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Relevant education qualifications for handling pedagogy, language learning and 21st century skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Hindi.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Willingness to travel extensively.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

 

Location: Deoghar

No. of Positions: 1

Reporting to: Program Manager, Anandshala

Contact

The last date to apply is 7th November 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.

 

Program Officer – Documentation and Capacity Building

Published 2019-10-14

We are looking for a Program Officer to anchor capacity building of different stakeholders -- school facilitators, government school teachers, head teachers, Cluster Resource Centre Coordinator, and other resource persons from the government education system.

Role Description: 

Documentation and Report writing

You would be required to ensure the timely completion and submission of the following:

  • Timely submission of Monthly & Quarterly donor report and Government report
  • Consolidating the training and workshop reports coming from field from different Blocks for both in school and out of school.
  • Developing and publishing the Quarterly Newsletter.
  • Doing in house research documentation
  • Capturing the process documentation
  • Consolidating the overall process of Abmeribari campaign

Capturing the impact through stories and case studies.

  • Identifying the storied from field and capturing the stories
  • Meet different stakeholders to capture the changes and stories
  • Capture the Quotes, anecdotes, videos and pictures as required
  • Creative writing the stories for different platform like. Social media, Media
  • Preparing a case study Booklet by the end of year with 15 good stories.

Anchoring the Media Liasoning and coverage

  • Buidling relationship with Key Media person
  • Developing and sharing press release and communication materials for the Media coverage for the events.
  • Play a key role as spoke person for all the Media campaign
  • Anchoring the social Media post for Jharkhand
  • Archiving all the media related clipping at one place.

Building and delivering a capacity building strategy for different stakeholders

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

This would entail:

  • Developing a capacity building plan and delivering with existing training and programme team
  • Develop session design for block level and cluster level workshops to be facilitated by programme team
  • Co-Conduct workshops of various kinds from school to state level to get first-hand experience and insights on the capacity building process.
  • Developing a blended learning professional development program for government officials focused on the thematic content areas
  • Document the capacity building workshops with various stakeholders
  • Prepare training modules based on the workshop designs and reports
  • Ensure completion of high quality workshops for various stakeholders as per the timelines

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience, in implementing blended learning content for elementary school related projects
  • Prior experience in content development and implementation
  • Experience in facilitation of workshops with community and government stake holders
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Relevant education qualifications for handling pedagogy, language learning and 21st century skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Hindi.
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

 

Location: Deoghar

No. of Positions: 1

Reporting to: Program Manager, Anandshala

Contact

The last date to apply is 4th November 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.

Karnataka

Senior Program Manager – Youth Program

Published 2019-10-31

You'll lead a 60 people team, with 4-5 team members reporting to you directly. These will include Program Managers and M&E officer. It is an exciting role for a person who has proven experience of working on multi state projects, involving government as well as civil society partners.

Role Description:

Program design and Management

 

  • Using a consultative approach, grow the program in line with the organizational goals and national framework
  • Lead the development of systems to ensure high quality delivery of the program
  • Develop and incorporate program sustainability strategies into the existing and future program and projects

 

Inspire and motivate program team

  • Mentor and supervise program managers
  • Help program managers in devising effective and engaging people management practices

Program performance management

  • Hold the results framework for the program
  • Work closely with other teams who are contributing to the program 
  • Work with the monitoring and evaluation focal persons to develop monitoring and reporting systems aligned with Quest’s Strategic Framework and Project MoUs
  • Ensure reporting timelines and commitments are adhered to
  • Guide and support program team during program review processes

Relationship building and sustaining them 

  • Develop, maintain and manage different stakeholders relationship at national level and manage state level engagements (if needed)
  • Ensure ongoing management of partnerships with NGOs, CSOs and State governments as necessary for effective, coordinated delivery
  • Interface with the donor(s) regularly 
  • Support in writing proposals to grow the program

Developing and Managing budgets

  • Development and management of program budget. 
  • Monitor program budget to ensure that spending is kept within the budgeted amount
  • Ensure that the existing finance procedures and policies are complied with

Required skills and Experience: 

  • 10-12 years of work experience, in the development sector, preferably in the youth development and/or education sectors
  • Hands on experience of working with NGOs
  • Experience of managing projects, tight deadlines and teams of people for at least 5 years
  • Post Graduate degree/ qualifications in Youth Development/ International Development/ Social work/ Rural Development or Related field
  • Experience in managing M&E and project finances 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in english and hindi 
  • Proven experience of networking and building relationships with government , NGOs and donors 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to train, build capacity of, and manage relationships with partner NGOs
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Job locationBangalore

Reporting to : Director – MyQuest

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by November 21st, 2019. 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.

Facilitator – MyQuest

Published 2019-10-21

You will part of a team working with the Industrial Training Institute and yourself managing 3-4 ITIs. It is an exciting role for a person who will get opportunity to coach and mentor the trainers in ITIs to help youth people get access to Career Development Courses.

MyQuest’s objective is to provide a holistic development platform for young people as well as provide a lifelong, continuous learning opportunity to disadvantaged youth. We use content, pedagogy and technology, to drive the delivery of teaching and learning. Through our signature blended learning approach we develop critical life-work skills that are critical for success in the 21st century. Our curriculum includes media elements like games, videos, audio and visuals as well as use of dictionaries for vernacular translations.

Over the last 5 years we have reached more than 100,000 youth and endeavour to reach the next 100,000 till 2018. QUEST has partnered with some leading CSRs in the skills development space and has catalysed the investment of more than Rs. 100 million towards projects for various partner organizations.

 

Responsibilities: 

Work with I.T.Is:

  1. You’ll be attached to 3-4 institutes where your role will be mentor and coach the ITI trainers to take Employability Skills and Career Development sessions and prepare students for a bright career.
  2. Build relationship with the ITI Principals, Master Trainers and Placement Officers to facilitate smooth implementation of the Program
  3. Co-facilitate trainings using QUEST Alliance’s blended learning curricula (which includes industry interfacing activities and project work)
  4. Experiment with new ideas to engage young people in Bihar towards career development
  5. Work with MyQuest Placement Officer and support partnerships with employers in Bihar for placement of youth trained in MyQuest ITIs and vocational centres in Bihar
  6. Develop and maintain a database of potential partners and employers who can contribute towards our work in Bihar
  7. Develop a network of employers for the ITIs who can provide industry exposure to students through guest lectures, industry visits as well as for placements.

 

Skill Required: 

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

 

Location: Jorhat (Assam), Bijapur (Karnataka), Begusari (Bihar)

No.of. positions: 3

Contact

The last date to apply is 7th November 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

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

We look forward to your application.

Facilitator – MyQuest – Selco Foundation Innovation Project

Published 2019-10-08

You will be part of a team working with youngsters from Industrial Training Institutes and Vocational training institutes, helping them innovate and instilling entrepreneurial aspirations in them.

Role Description:

Facilitation in ITIs & VTIs – 60%

  • Facilitating Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Employability sessions in ITIs/VTIs
  • Taking sessions and completing coursework as planned
  • Conducting parent engagement activities and building relationships with the team at ITIs/VTIs
  • Developing and sustaining a cross trade and cross institutional “Network of Innovation” among trainers, students, principals and the local community, especially entrepreneurs.
  • Staying updated with market trends as well as your skills

Organising Innovation and Career related activities – 20%

  • Implementing all relevant innovation curriculum activities
  • Connecting students to local entrepreneurs and apprenticeship opportunities related to this
  • Conducting market scan activities with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • Being aware of your students and having a thorough understanding on who are the people interested in innovation and entrepreneurship and to specifically support and link such students.
  • Identifying the best innovation ideas at the end of the project period and supporting in incubating those ideas.

Monitoring and reporting – 10%

  • Providing regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
  • Using the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Ensuring all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Ensuring students data is updated in the database
  • Making sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 Others – 10%

  • Participating in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seeking regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhering to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation
  • Upholding the values of Quest Alliance
  • Organising donor visits
  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Skills Required:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline. Technology/Management related fields or experience in Design Thinking or Project-Based Learning would be a bonus
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Innovation/Youth/Education sector is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators – to act as a catalyst for discussion and growth.
  • Familiarity with the use of online resources and use of social media for positive change. Proficient in MS Office tools.
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams.
  • Self-motivated problem solver

Location: Bihar, Karnataka & Assam

No.  Of. Positions: 6

 

CTC: The organization provides remuneration taking into consideration each individual’s area of expertise, experience, and qualification.

Contact

The last date to apply is 15th October 2019.​ We request you to apply via this form, at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.

Quest is an equal opportunity employer. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

We look forward to your application.

Project Officer – MyQuest

Published 2019-10-07

The MyQuest program is looking for a Project Officer to coordinate our work with skill development partners across the country

Responsibilities:

Project Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting —

  • Take responsibility for effective project delivery, review implementation, monitor within the agreed standards.
  • Ensure there is a work plan in place for the region(s) and everyone is able to contribute and implement accordingly.
  • Identify and develop learning within the project and facilitate the capturing of these learnings.
  • Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to the impact of the project and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in project reviews and design.
  • Work together with M&E focal point to track project Progress based on the Monitoring and Evaluation framework.
  • Lead on reporting both internal and external, in accordance with the project M&E framework and based on the regular reporting agreements of the project.
  • Contribute to the development of the project budget.
  • Ensure the spending is within the budgeted limits and the financial policies are adhered to.

Relationship and partnership building and management —

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

People management:

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

Qualifications:

  • A Postgraduate degree in any discipline
  • 4-5 years of work experience preferably in the skill development/education sector
  • Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of actors, including the skill development department
  • Good understanding and practical experience of the skill development sector
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and one regional language
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions
  • Ability to lead teams
  • Strong team player able to work under own initiative
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Managing remote teams
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Quest Alliance

Reporting to: Project Manager

We are looking for people who:

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

 

Skill Sets:

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

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by October 24th, 2019.

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.

Admin Associate – Secondary School Program

Published 2019-10-04

You will be responsible for the administrative affairs of our Secondary Schools Program.

Role Description:

Admin coordination

  • Support with the Printing coordination
    • Work with the content manager to anchor the curriculum printing schedule
    • Ensure that the school kits are ready and reach the partners as per the schedule to ensure timely implementation at school level
    • Ensure the printed materials reaches the location on time by coordinating with the Finance and Admin team
  • Support with bill settlement and reimbursement
    • Supporting the Program Managers with bill reimbursement and settlement
    • Ensure all the payments and paperwork for billing is in place by coordinating with the finance and admin team for proper documentation
    • Maintaining a database of consultants and translators and other vendors
    • Ensure consultant payments are done on time
  •  Maintaining event calendar,  coordination for Program and venue booking
  • updating the quarterly calendar for Secondary school
  • Coordinating with other teams and blocking their calendars for events.
  • Coordinate the training venue and logistic requirements and bookings for capacity building workshops

 

Skills and experience:

  • A graduate with Minimum 3 – 5 years of work experience, in NGO sector
  • Strong communication skills in English both written and verbal. Knowledge of Hindi and other regional languages is a bonus
  • Expert Microsoft Office Suite user
  • good organisational skills
  • Experience in office admin management
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams
  • an appetite for working with a fast paced yet detail focused environment

 

Person specification:

  • You are a self learner and believe in technology as an enabler for learning.
  • You are committed to building gender equity and inclusion in your work.

 

Job location: Bangalore

Reporting to : Senior Program Manager

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by October 20th.

No C.Vs will be entertained. As we are planning to close the position ASAP we will begin the selection process early next week.  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.

Admin Assistant – Inventory Management and Admin Support

Published 2019-10-04

We are looking for an Admin Assistant to provide administrative support with the procurement, inventory maintenance and updation.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain Asset and non-asset office inventory
  • Procurement Support
  • Support in accounts and admin filing.
  • Assist finance unit in maintaining financial files
  • Management of petty cash transactions.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

ELIGIBILITY:

  • 12+ education with minimum 1 year of work experience
  • Microsoft Office Suite user
  • Experience in office admin management
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams
  • an appetite for working with a fast paced yet detail focused environment

Location: Bangalore

Reporting to: Admin Coordinator

Contact

The last date to apply is 21st October 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.

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

We look forward to your application.

Training and Content Coordinator – Secondary Schools Program

Published 2019-09-25

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

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

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

Role Description:

Building and delivering a capacity building strategy for different stakeholders

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

This would entail:

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

Content Design and Iteration

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

You will be responsible for:

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

 Supporting school implementation

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

 

Required Skills and Experience:

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

Job location: Bangalore

Reporting to: Content Manager, Secondary School

Contact

The last date to apply is October 10th 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply. 

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

We look forward to your application.

Online Community Facilitator

Published 2019-09-25

Our Quest Experience Lab team is looking for an Online Community Facilitator to engage the community of our app users and support their experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create a value proposition for alumni to come back to Quest App even after they graduate from the training program, by keeping the Virtual Community on the App active and relevant for them
  • Engage with alumni through virtual one on one or group conversations to understand their challenges and identify the areas where the support is required and provide appropriate mentorship
  • Work closely and in tandem with alumni champions on the field to ensure alignment between physical and virtual strategy
  • Generate ideas on localised content needs for the alumni, together with the alumni champions on the ground
  • Post relevant bite-size content through the community and engage alumni in discussions around those.
  • Work closely with the content team to provide inputs on the content and what needs to be created
  • Spend time on the field to understand the value proposition that should be offered to the alumni and get regular feedback on the strategies deployed
  • Run onboarding campaigns to get the past alumni on the platform
  • Plan design and organise virtual events
  • Ensure quick resolution of any technical issues that alumni may be facing to use the App, through support from the tech team, in order to ensure a seamless experience.

 

Other responsibilities:

  • Drive the social media marketing for Quest App with support from the Marketing and communication team at Quest Alliance
  • Support the Quest App outreach team in the strategy and outreach efforts.

 

Skills and experience:

  • Up to 2 years of experience in communication as a discipline
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to engage with young people
  • Ability to be sensitive around struggles and challenges of young people and support them through basic mentoring support
  • Understand the pulse of the conversations and chose the right content to post and share
  • Comfortable with basic use of technology and use of online platforms and social media
  • Good writing skills in English and ability to express
  • Any prior experience in facilitating virtual communities is a plus
  • Knowledge of multiple languages would be a plus, other than English
  • Openness to travelling around the country

 

Job location: Bangalore

Reporting to : Technology lead

Salary: upto 45,000 INR/ month

Contact

The last date to apply is October 10th 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

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

Senior Technology Associate

Published 2019-09-25

Our Quest Experience Lab (QEL) team is looking for a Senior Technology Associate to help refine our learners' experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support clients in backend technology management and implementation
  • Training the users
  • Support design, development and testing process of Web & Android based tech products, espl. for user requirement gathering.
  • Involved in testing the product in the field along with the user research team to get proper feedback.
  • Keep an eye on new tech innovations and tech trends around the world and develop prototypes for testing these ideas, for their larger integration with QEL products
  • Manage the content upload into the App backend. This would include Directory upload to AWS S3, Dropbox, CSV upload etc.
  • Manage the bug reporting system and ensure timely resolution of the issues by working with respective teams
  • Be part of the innovations team working on tech based innovations for learning

Skills and Experience:

  • 2-4 years of hands on work experience in tech tool management, implementation (Applicants outside of this window could also be considered, provided the applicants are really strong candidates for the role)
  • People with Engineering and other Technology based Diploma/Degrees would be preferred.
  • Good to have – Skills in GNU/Linux (Ubuntu and Debian) server management and experience in using Linux bash commands and Cron job
  • Any experience on working with offline web solutions would be useful.
  • Knowledge of API development and integration & Raspberry Pi board and Raspbian OS Knowledge in MySQL database management

Job location: Bangalore

Reporting to: Technology lead

Salary: upto 45,000 INR/ month

Contact

The last date to apply is October 10th 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

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

Volunteer – Data and Research

Published 2019-09-20

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

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

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

What will you get in lieu of your work?

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

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

Contact

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

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

Monitoring Officer – MyQuest

Published 2019-09-20

You will be responsible for compiling, reviewing, producing and sharing of reports to internal audiences for the MyQuest program.

You will be part of the Impact team which is part of the Knowledge hub of Quest Alliance. You will be involved in developing the reporting tools to capture qualitative and quantitative data. Your responsibilities will include tracking changes and evidence based results against targets and indicators of each project and sharing insights with the relevant team members

Responsibilities:

Monitoring and Reporting —

  • Provide technical assistance and training on monitoring and data collection and reporting to employees and program implementation partners
  • Develop reporting tools of high quality to be administered by employees to capture comprehensive narrative and quantitative data
  • Coordinate all aspects of project monitoring and reporting ensuring data is of high quality and produced on time.
  • Ensure Program team has appropriate monitoring and reporting indicators and tools in place, in line with Quest Alliance Strategy and donor grant management requirements.
  • Document and measure the quality of program implementation and progress towards achieving the program outputs and outcomes.
  • Conduct regular visits to project sites to carry out process monitoring as well as gather feedback from the beneficiaries about the implemented projects and submit detailed reports. This may constitute 15-20% of the Monitoring Officer’s time.
  • Lead on the compilation of monthly review meetings.
  • Generate and compile quarterly, half yearly and annual report as well as ad-hoc reports that may be requested by the state or project lead.
  • Develop Evidence Based Decision Making systems and train the program team on the technique.
  • Ensure that monitoring and reporting systems, including fieldwork, collection of reports and data entry, are correctly implemented by staff.
  • Work closely with the grant management team to synchronize the report.

Provide technical support in Program Strategy development informed by Evidence based learning —

  • Support the program managers in planning and managing the program review meetings to ensure that evaluation and monitoring data informs program implementation and development.
  • Support the program team to appropriately format and disseminate project results and impact to program stakeholders (including beneficiaries) at national, state, district and partner level working closely with the Communication team.

Other duties as required —

  • You maybe occasionally required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted

 

Eligibility:

  • Postgraduate degree/ qualifications in social sciences or a related field
  • Minimum 2 years experience in program monitoring preferably in education, skills development and livelihood sector
  • Understanding of the current M&E trends especially in development organisations
  • The ideal candidate should be driven by a desire to achieve process excellence and be comfortable in interpreting and analysing qualitative and quantitative data
  • Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data
  • Excellent computer knowledge and understanding of various data analytics packages
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to other locations, as per need
  • An interest to look for newer ways of capturing program impact and learnings
  • Proficiency in English and a regional language required

 

Location: Bangalore

No.of. positions: 1

Contact

The last date to apply is 15th October 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

We look forward to your application!

Senior Coordinator for Facilitator and Content Development

Published 2019-08-29

You will work as part of the employability program and be directly involved in mentoring ITI facilitators & fellows who use Quest's curriculum and also support all quality management and capacity building initiatives of the Training & Content (T&C) team.

The role requires 40% field travel across Delhi, Gujarat, NE, Bihar, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Role description:

Support Content Development and Implementation

  • Support the Facilitator & Content Development Manager in designing and developing the content strategy in line with the organizational goals, national framework and donor requirement.
  • Implement the annual work-plan of the Facilitator & Content Development team.
  • Lead on content development projects as designated at MyQuest and Identify suitable consultants and working with them closely by giving timely input and feedback.
  • Work closely with the QEL (Quest Experience Lab) team while the digital content is being developed for MyQuest by sharing the needs, giving feedback on the draft content and supporting them in content testing.
  • Support QEL in testing and user research.

Support MyQuest Training of Trainers (TOTs)

  • Lead training of trainers for ITI and VTI ecosystems across regions.
  • Support capacity building of external Master Trainers – ITI & VTI.
  • Anchor TOT Resource Library.
  • Manage TOT reports.
  • Provide dashboard data support when needed.

Contribute to Quality management initiatives of Facilitator and Content Development Team

  • Conduct S2S (Skills to Succeed) Quality Audit (Check the quality of training and content initiates at partner Vocational Training Institutes) – 1 per month.
  • Co-develop & Implement quality assessments for VTI trainers.
  • Anchor Learning Days.
  • Collect feedback on Toolkits (Quest online and offline content) from Trainers & Students.

Other duties as required

  • Support in data collection, impact assessment and content development initiatives of Facilitator and Content Development team.
  • Participate and contribute in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities.
  • Seek regular capacity building support from team.
  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation.
  • Uphold the values of Quest Alliance.
  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Required skills and Experience

  • A Master’s degree in HR/Social Work or other development disciplines.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience of content development in the Employability Skills sector.
  • Minimum 2 year experience of conducting Training of Trainers, with a clear understanding of adult learning and basic facilitation techniques for adults.
  • Ability to strategize capacity building measures of other facilitators, mentor and support them.
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player.
  • Knowledge of issues in education quality and the social development sector in India.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Hindi written and spoken and any 1 South Indian language will be a bonus.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet.

Job location: Bangalore

Reporting to : Manager- Facilitator & Content Development

Team: The person will be part of the MyQuest Facilitator & Content Development team. The team consists of 2 facilitator Development Coordinators who will be based in Delhi and Bangalore, and the Manager who is based in Bangalore. All 4 members in the team will lead TOTs,  support each other and the larger MyQuest team in Facilitator Development. The team works closely with all the state teams of MyQuest and also liaison with other Content Development and M&E teams of Quest Alliance.

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by September 15th. 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.

Program Support Associate

Published 2019-08-29

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

Contact

Responsibilities:

Support trainers & Facilitators in Industrial Training Institutes

  • Visit ITIs and VTCs to support trainers with curriculum planning, delivery of content etc
  • Conduct sessions with students, as needed.
  • Develop effective working relationships with ITI Principals; VTC Coordinator.
  • Following up with ITIs; VTCs 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.

Participate and contribute in training of trainers.

  • Identify the training needs
  • Support with the Coordination of the training
  • Facilitate training as and when required
  • identification of VTC and ITI partners in your region 

Documentation and reporting

  • As per requirements, conduct baseline and endline tests/Focus Group Discussions for youth who enrol in a project, as and when needed.
  • Responsible for the coordination and for writing reports as per the project requirement
  • Documentation of Centre, trainer and students success stories

Contributing to Industry Engagement Strategies in Karnataka

  • 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.

 Qualifications:  

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work/Rural Management or other development disciplines, with 2-4 years of work experience preferably in the
  • Education/Vocational Training sector
  • Good communication skills in English, Hindi and Gujarti
  • 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.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools, and Internet.
  • High interest in technology

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

No.of positions: 1

Reporting to: Program Officer

We are looking for people who:

  • Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and employability domain
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Can travel 1 week to 10 days in a month

Skill Sets:

  • Have facilitated workshops in the past
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by 15th September. 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.

Financial Analyst

Published 2019-07-30

The role supports the budget planning efforts of the organization, as well as budget maintenance and giving qualitative reports to the team leads and project leads in a systematic manner to help them make informed decisions.

Role Description

  • Analyse actual and projected expenses against direct program costs to predict annual overhead rate for effective management of organization resources;
  • Collaborate with Finance Managers and Project leads to determine revenue pipeline;
  • Track actual program revenue and projected program revenue 
  • Incorporate new projections to develop total revenue pipeline 
  • Use trend and Management Budget to develop monthly projections for overhead expenses;
  • Develop monthly projection of both direct and overhead costs for presentation to the Director – FAIT
  • Maintain Annual Organization Budget;
  • Prepare annual budget for approval of QUEST Alliance Board of Directors;
  • Create and maintain Management Budget which incorporates changes from Approved Budget
  • Update budget monthly to incorporate actual costs;
  • Work with Program Development and FAIT leads to develop overhead budgets 
  • Report Overhead expenses to Director – FAIT, and as appropriate
  • Provide analysis as to spending versus targets;
  • Develop shared resources labour analysis and compare actual project labour with budgeted labour;
  • Assist Business Development team and Director – FAIT to develop annual budget projections and to do quarterly spending forecasts

 Others

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

Reporting to – Direct Finance Admin and IT (FAIT) with dotted reporting line to Chief Operating Officer (COO)

We are looking for people who:

  • Are experienced in financial analysis
  • Is a go getter and can work independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Skill Sets:

 

  • MBA Preferred in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance with 6+ years related experience.
  • Experience preparing cost proposals for CSR solicitations.
  • Experienced in preparing financial reports catering to different needs of the organisation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English

Location: Bangalore

Contact

The last date to apply is 21st August 2019.​We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

We look forward to your application.

Program Coordinator – Self Employment

Published 2019-07-29

This role will be positioned within the MyQuest program unit and will be supporting self-employment initiatives. It is a leadership role as well as functional in nature, with travel to field locations.

Your work will involve

  1. Designing, developing and implementation
  • Anchor MyQuest’s self-employment (SE) strategy
  • Develop a program blueprint that integrates self-employment as a critical component of Quest’s work with youth. This will involve dedicated strategies for the following target segments:
    1. Young people from the community (out of school, out of/without work)
    2. Young people studying Industrial Training Institutes
  1. Build a network of Self Employment focusses partners- NGOs, government agencies, technical support agencies etc.
  2. Work closely with the network to learn, sharpen and enrich our focus on Self Employment
  3. End to end management of Self Employment projects, geared to meet desired results
    1. Work with partners on project design
    2. Support state teams on implementation and participate in review calls/meetings with partners
    3. Co-own project outputs with state teams and external partners
    4. Build capacity of teams if needed
  4. Work with communications team to create a repository of Self Employment success stories from across the spectrum
  5. Work closely with the M&E team to monitor and evaluate the initiatives

Location: Bangalore

 

Reporting to – Director Youth programs

Skills, Attitude and Knowledge

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

Contact

The last date to apply is 12th August 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

We look forward to your application!

Senior Manager – Industry Engagement & Placements

Published 2019-07-11

In this role, you will get an opportunity to engage with companies and institutions across the industrial spectrum in India, ranging from retail chains to manufacturing corporations. The role will include outreach and partnership building with companies in both the private and public sector to forge partnerships for Quest’s vocational training initiatives with the specific aim of improving employability prospects for youth.

Your work will involve:

Industry Engagement

  • Building primary and secondary knowledge of the hiring and recruitment needs of companies in key Quest states – Karnataka, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Delhi / NCR, Maharashtra and North East states
  • Create pan India partnerships for recruitment of Quest youth, especially targeting multi state businesses, big brands, industry clusters like MSME federations etc.
  • Participate in online and offline forums/ conferences etc to network with industry bodies and companies.
  • Explore different partnership models with companies that go beyond placements. Eg: industry representatives offering their expertise to training centres through guest lectures, bringing workplace realities into the classrooms through short orientation videos, training batches of youth for specific work opportunities in partnership with companies etc.
  • Working closely with Quest state teams and placement manager/ officers to drive placement and Industry engagement locally.
  • Ensure industry database is up to date and being used actively.

Placements

  • Develop an efficient and effective placement system for MyQuest program that caters to close to 500 training centres (vocational institutes and ITIs).
  • Anchor annual placement calendar and ensure placement officers in state teams are geared up to deliver on commitments made.
  • Explore all possible avenues for young people to initiate work after training- apprenticeships, internships, formal jobs
  • Supervise and mentor placement manager/ officers in MyQuest team and support them in developing and executing their plans.
  • As and when needed, train placement officers in partner NGOs and ITIs in collaboration with respective state teams.
  • Help content team develop industry and placements facing content as and when needed.

Reporting to – Director Youth programs

We are looking for people who:

  • Are passionate about the challenges India’s youth are facing in initiating their career journeys
  • 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
  • Can supervise, mentor and support placements officers situated in different MyQuest state/regional teams

Skill Sets:

  • Strong affinity in Marketing and Partnership Building. Some experience in sales and marketing is a plus
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of Hindi and 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 30th July 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here. No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

We look forward to your application!

Associate – Grants & Admin

Published 2019-05-14

We are looking for an experienced person who has grants management experience and admin management.

Role Description

Grant Management 

Supporting the Grants and Procurement Manager by

  • Verify proposals and budget, verify partner’s statutory documents, prepare grant agreements
  • Follow up with grantees on sub grant invoice, utilization certificates and deliverable report
  • Verify data along with Database manager

Admin coordination

  • Travel and logistics arrangement
    • Arrange local travel for staff or guest in Bangalore location and other locations as required.
    • Support in venue booking for program related events
  • Support with bill settlement and reimbursement
    • Checking reimbursements, purchase requests and calling out errors and working with respective team members in finance team to ensure an efficient travel reimbursement and procurement process.
    • Supporting the Program Managers with bill reimbursement and settlement
    • Data entry of invoices/ receipts into the system
  • Maintaining event calendar and coordination for Program
    • updating the quarterly calendar for Secondary school
    • Coordinating with other teams and blocking their calendars for events.

Required skills and Experience:

  • A graduate with Minimum 3 – 10 years of work experience, in NGO sector
  • Strong communication skills in English both written and verbal. Knowledge of Hindi and other regional languages is a bonus
  • Expert Microsoft Office Suite user
  • Experience in office admin management
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

 Prefered skills and Experience:

  • worked on grant management

Job location: Bangalore

Reporting to : Director Finance, Admin & IT

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by May 28th. 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 Program Manager – Secondary School

Published 2019-04-15

We are looking for an experienced person who has led programs that focus on coding/ computational skills/ STEM, to lead the program and create the impact which is intended. 

As Senior Program Manager, you will lead the Secondary School program at Quest Alliance. You will design the program and ensure it is delivered with the highest quality by ensuring there are systems and processes in place, the team is managed well and relationships are built at state and national level with government, NGOs etc. It is an exciting role for a person who has proven experience of working with secondary school related projects particularly with proven experience of working on coding/ computationaL skills in India.

You’ll lead a 12-15 people team, with 4-5 team members reporting to you directly. These will include Project Manager, Content and Capacity building coordinators, M&E and Data associates etc.

Role & Responsibilities:

Program design and Management

  • Using a consultative approach, design and develop the program in line with the organizational goals and national educational/ adolescent framework
  • Ensure needs assessments are conducted systematically and there is impact measurement system in place to track performance.
  • Develop and incorporate program sustainability strategies into the existing and future program and projects
  • Lead the development of systems to ensure high quality delivery of the program
  • Mentor and supervise the entire program implementation team

Program performance management

  • Develop a detailed project work plan and timetable for delivery of the project
  • Work closely with other teams who are contributing to the project/ program
  • Work with the monitoring and evaluation focal persons to develop monitoring and reporting systems aligned with Strategic Framework and donor requirement
  • Ensure that the donor timelines are adhered to
  • Guide and support program team during program review and design processes

Relationship building and sustaining them

  • Develop, maintain and manage different stakeholders relationship at national, state, and district level
  • Ensure ongoing management of partnerships with NGOs, CSOs and State governments as necessary for effective, coordinated delivery
  • Interface with the donor(s) regularly
  • Ensure program reports are submitted on time to donors and partners,
  • Support in writing proposals to grow the program

Developing and Managing budgets

  • Development and management of program budget.
  • Monitor program budget to ensure that the spending is kept within the budgeted amount
  • Ensure that the existing finance procedures and policies are complied with technical expertise
  • Provide technical input to internal team on instructional design and pedagogy support
  • Oversee content development and provide input for the training design for the program.

Required skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 8 – 10 years of work experience, in secondary school related projects
  • Hands on experience on working on coding/ computational skills/ STEM and life and career skills for school students
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Experience of managing projects, tight deadlines and teams of people for at least 5 years
  • Post Graduate degree/ qualifications in Youth Development/ International Development/ Social work/ Rural Development or Related field
  • Experience in managing M&E and project finances
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Proven experience of networking and building relationships with government , NGOs and donors
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to train, build capacity of, and manage relationship with partner NGOs
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Prefered skills and Experience:

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

Job location: Bangalore

Reporting to: COO

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by May 1st, 2019. 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.

Project Coordinator

Published 2019-03-26

We are looking for Project Coordinator to support our work in Karnataka with the government secondary schools on STEM.

Responsibilities
1. Programme Implementation, Monitoring, and Reporting.
2. Relationship and partnership Management.
3. People management
1. Programme Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting.
● Take responsibility for effective program delivery , review implementation,
monitor within the agreed standards
● Ensure there is work plan in place for the region and everyone is able to
contribute and implement accordingly.
● Identify and develop learning within program and facilitate the capturing of
these learnings.

● Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to impact of the
program and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in program
reviews and design.
● Work together with M&E focal point to track program Progress based on
the Monitoring and Evaluation framework.
● Lead on reporting both internal and external, in accordance with the
program M&E framework and based on the regular reporting agreements
of the project.
● Contribute to the development of the project budget
● Ensure the spending is within the budgeted limits and the financial policies
are adhered to.

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

3. People management
● Ensure that all employees have clear performance objectives and
development plans.
● Manage Program Officers, ensuring that they are clear on the change they
are contributing to and on their roles and responsibilities.
● Support, mentor and coach the Program Officers as part of their
professional development and help them to be highly effective in their
work.

● Ensure that program officers work together to share learning and to
exchange skills
● Ensure the Program officers are able to manage their team effectively

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

Location: Bangalore & Hyderabad

No.of positions: 2
Project Coordinator Karnataka based out of Bangalore
Project Coordinator Telangana based out of Hyderabad

Reporting to: Program Manager

We are looking for people who:
● Are passionate about the challenges India is facing in education and
employability domain
● Have an exposure to work on STEM on careers

● Can work with ambiguity
● Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player

Skill Sets:
● Have Managed teams in the past
● Ability to network and build relationship with the government
● Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by April 20th,2019. 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.

Kerala

Facilitator – MyQuest

Published 2019-09-03

It is an exciting role for someone who wants the opportunity to coach and mentor trainers in ITIs to help young people access career development courses.

Role Description

1. Facilitation in ITIs – 60%

  • Building relationships with the ITIS and maintaining relationships with the principals through formal communication and reporting
  • Facilitating sessions in ITIs
  • Planning time table, as per schedule given by the institute
  • Making sure requisite material is available in your class
  • Taking sessions and complete coursework as planned
  • Being updated with your skills
  • Conducting parents engagement activities
  • Ensuring you stay connected with students to help them with job openings and career support after they graduate

2. Organising Career connect activities – 20%

  • Implementing all relevant career connect activities
  • Building an employer database of at least 5 employers per trade for each of the Institute
  • Connecting students to internship/ apprenticeship/ employment opportunities
  • Developing network of employers who can offer exposure, internships, apprenticeships, jobs;
  • Organising placement events and ensuring healthy training to work transition, with support from other team members
  • Conducting market scan activities
  • Being aware of your students and have a through understanding on who wants to work, who wants to study further and who’s confused about post training decision

3. Monitoring and reporting -10%

  • Providing regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
  • Using the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Ensuring all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Ensuring students data is updated in the database
  • Making sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

4. Others -10%

  • Participating in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seeking regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhering to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation
  • Upholding the values of Quest Alliance
  • Organising donor visits
  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Skills Required:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

 

Location: Trivandrum

No.of. positions: 1

Contact

The last date to apply is 30th September 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained. 

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

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

We look forward to your application.

Mumbai

Facilitator – MyQuest

Published 2019-07-29

You will part of a team working with the Industrial Training Institute and yourself managing 3-4 ITIs. It is an exciting role for a person who will get the opportunity to coach and mentor the trainers in ITIs to help young people get access to Career Development Courses.

As a MyQuest Facilitator at Quest Alliance, you will work as part of a program that aims to work with a million young people over the next 5 years, helping them build knowledge, skills and attitude to succeed in work and beyond.

Role Description:

Facilitation in ITIs – 60%

  • Building relationships with the ITIS and maintaining relationships with the principals through formal communication and reporting.
  • Facilitating sessions in ITIS
  • Planning time table, as per schedule given by the institute
  • Making sure requisite material is available in your class
  • Taking sessions and complete coursework as planned
  • Being updated with your skills
  • Conducting parents engagement activities
  • Ensuring you stay connected with students to help them with job openings and career support after they graduate

Organising Career connect activities – 20%

  • Implementing all relevant career connect activities
  • Building an employer database of at least 5 employers per trade for each of the Institute
  • Connecting students to internship/ apprenticeship/ employment opportunities
  • Developing network of employers who can offer exposure, internships, apprenticeships, jobs;
  • Organising placement events and ensuring healthy training to work transition, with support from other team members
  • Conducting market scan activities
  • Being aware of your students and have a through understanding on who wants to work, who wants to study further and who’s confused about post training decision

Monitoring and reporting – 10%

  • Providing regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
  • Using the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Ensuring all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Ensuring students data is updated in the database
  • Making sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 

Others – 10%

  • Participating in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seeking regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhering to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation
  • Upholding the values of Quest Alliance
  • Organising donor visits
  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

Skill Required: 

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Location: Mumbai and Jaipur

No.of. positions: 1 position for each of the locations

Contact

The last date to apply is 12th August 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

New Delhi

Placement Officer

Published 2019-07-11

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

He/she will play an important role in achieving its end goal which is to help young people initiate their career journeys by directly interfacing with employers/industries and Placement officers of Vocational Training Institutes (VTIs)  & Industrial Training Institute (ITI’s) in the region.

Responsibilities:

  1. Providing Placement support to Industrial Training Institutes and Vocational Training Institutes :
  2. Building a robust database of employers by networking with employers, industry bodies to make it available to program implementation partners.
  3. Ensuring support to program implementation partner to organise Industry engagement activities effectively and monitoring the same.
  4. Building capacity of Placement officers of program implementation partners to plan and organise placement related activities at their institutes.
  5. Anchoring and executing Placements strategies & plans in the region.
  6. Making annual plan and calendar of placement activities in the region by collaborating with regional team.
  7. Planning and Conducting Employer engagement events.
  8. Anchor Placement officers engagement through regular calls and review meetings.
  9. Building active working relationship with representatives of companies, Industry bodies and Placement officers.
  10. Planning and Conducting Employer engagement events Including placement fairs.
  1. Coordinate & facilitate capacity building of placement officers for ITI’s & VTI’s.
  2. Planning and organising trainings for Placement officers
  3. Orientation on placement systems and best practices.
  4. Conducting Demo’s on Industry engagement activities.

We are looking for people who:

  • Are really passionate to work with young people to address the employability challenges faced.
  • Is a  go getter and can work independently, with minimal supervision.

Skill Sets :

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

Location: Delhi

No. of Positions: 1

Salary & Benefits:

Remuneration : upto 40,000 per month based on experience and skills

Contact

The last date to apply is 30th July 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here. No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

We look forward to your application!

Coordinator – Facilitator Development

Published 2019-06-24

You will work as part of the Employability program and be directly involved in mentoring ITI facilitators & fellows who use QUEST’s curriculum and also support all quality management & capacity building initiatives of the Training & Content (T&C) team.

The role requires 50% field travel across Delhi, Gujarat, NE and Bihar.

Role description:

  1. Mentor ITI facilitators & fellows of MyQuest
  • Create a plan to systematically mentor ITI (Industrial Training Institute) facilitators and fellows of MyQuest
  • Visit ITIs across all states to support trainers/fellows with curriculum planning, delivery of content etc.
  • Strategize and support in the implementation of Industry engagement activities & new initiatives (Design For Change) at ITIs
  • Collect and manage the impact of ITI facilitators and fellows – use student feedback, peer feedback to improve performance
  • Conduct regular review meetings with ITI facilitators and fellows
  1. Support MyQuest Training of Trainers (TOTs)
  • Support/Lead ITI training of trainers across regions
  • Support capacity building of external Master Trainers – ITI & VTI
  • Anchor TOT Resource Library
  • Manage TOT reports
  • Provide Dashboard data support when needed
  1. Contribute to Quality management initiatives of Training & Content Team
  • Conduct S2S (Skills to Succeed) Quality Audit (Check the quality of training and content initiates at partner Vocational Training Institutes) – 1 per month
  • Co-develop & Implement quality assessments for VTI trainers
  • Anchor Learning Days
  • Collect feedback on Toolkits (Quest online and offline content) from Trainers & Students
  1. Other duties as required
  • Support in data collection, impact assessment and content development initiatives of Training & Content team
  • Participate and contribute in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities.
  • Seek regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhere to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation
  • Uphold the values of Quest Alliance
  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

 

Required skills and Experience:

  • A Master’s degree in HR/Social Work or other development disciplines, with 3-4 years of work experience preferably in the Education/Vocational Training sector
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of facilitating Employability Skills curriculum in ITIs
  • Minimum 1 year experience of conducting Training of Trainers, with a clear understanding of adult learning and basic facilitation techniques for adults
  • Ability to strategize capacity building measures of other facilitators, mentor & support them
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Knowledge of issues in education quality and the social development sector in India.
  • Excellent communication skills in english and hindi written and spoken and any 1 South Indian language will be a bonus
  • Proficient in MS Office tools, and Internet.

Job location: New Delhi

Reporting to : Manager- Facilitator & Content Development

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by July 10th . No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply. 

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

As we are aiming to close this position very soon, we will begin the interview process within a week.

Business Development Manager – CSR

Published 2019-05-05

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!

Orissa

Regional Coordinator – Secondary School Program

Published 2019-10-21

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Program Implementation 

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

 

Relationship building and partnership management

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

 

People management 

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

Financial management

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

Monitoring and evaluation 

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

 

Qualifications:

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

Location: Bhubaneshwar 

No.of positions:

Reporting to: Senior Program Manager

 

We are looking for people who: 

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

 

Skill Sets:

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

Contact

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

No C.Vs will be entertained. 

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

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

Punjab & Haryana

Senior Program Officer – Secondary School Program

Published 2019-11-14

As Senior Program Officer you will support the work with our partners and through them impact the program. You will support in capacity building and ensure it is delivered with the highest quality by ensuring there are systems and processes in place, and relationships are built at the district and state level with government, NGOs etc.

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

We currently have openings in Haryana and Punjab for this role. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Programme Implementation and quality 
  2. Working with partners 
  3. People and performance management
  4. Financial management
  5. Monitoring, and Reporting. 

 

Program Implementation and Quality: 

  • Operational oversight of the district
  • Ensure operational plans are in place to achieve high quality delivery against program objectives, quality standards and targets. 
  • lead the planning and review meetings for your district 
  • Support the Regional Coordinator to regularly review processes and materials. 
  • Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to the impact of the program and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in program reviews and design
  • Lead the planning and execution of  district level events such as hackathon, summer camp through the Facilitators 

 

 Working with partners  and government functionaries: 

 

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with delivery partners and the government functionaries 

 

  • Ensure all partners receive the appropriate support and updates to implement the program effectively. 
  • Ensure additional support needs of the partners are identified, assessed and any reasonable adjustments are made to the Partner’s journey.  
  • Support the development and implementation of innovative Partner engagement and retention processes. 
  • Support with the donor visits to the district 
  • Facilitate visits of donors  volunteers and government agencies with support from implementing partners

 

People and Performance Management: 

  • Provide leadership and high quality performance management to a team of Facilitators, empowering them to deliver to a high standard.  
  • Build the capacity to excel in their roles, supporting their professional development.  Support, mentor and coach the facilitators as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. 
  • Recruit and induct new staff. 
  • Implement all relevant People policies and procedures. 
  • Ensure all employees managed have updated C.Vs, professional goals and they receive periodic feedback on their performance.  

 

Financial Management:

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

 

Data Management, Monitoring and Evaluation: 

  • Ensure all the relevant data for your district is available on time 
  • Ensure the monitoring tools are understood by the partners and team and is used for reporting 
  • Support the M&E focal point with baseline, end line and other relevant assessments 
  • submit all the relevant monitoring reports on time
  • ensure the program process is documented and enough case studies are in place to show the impact or progress of the program. 

 

Other (5%) 

  •  Other duties as required. 
  •  You may be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted

 

Required skills and experience:

  • A Graduate/Postgraduate degree in any discipline (preferably social work, development, education, gender studies, rural development)
  • 3-4 years of work experience preferably in the Education sector 
  • Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of actors, including Education department
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Quest Alliance

 

Prefered skills and Experience:

  • Loves technology, any sort of direct work on ed tech projects 
  • have previous experience of working on tech related work 

Location : Chandigarh

No.of positions: 1

We are looking for people who: 

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

Skill Sets:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and vernacular of the state 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions 
  • Strong team player able to work under own initiative 
  • Ability to network and build a relationship with the Government and Non government organisations 
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by 3rd December, 2019. No C.Vs will be entertained. 

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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

Rajasthan

Senior Program Officer – Secondary School Program

Published 2019-09-03

As Senior Program Officer you will support the work with our partners and through them impact the program. You will support in capacity building and ensure it is delivered with the highest quality by ensuring there are systems and processes in place, and relationships are built at the district and state level with government, NGOs etc.

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary school for the past few years. Last year we rolled-out a program to build life skills and career skills using scratch as a medium among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in urban areas of Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi and reached out to 5500 girls.  The program is being implemented through two models, directly by Quest Employees and through implementation partners. Now we are going to scale up the intervention to a few more states and aim to reach 200,000 adolescent girls by the end of three years. We are looking for people who have experience in working with adolescents from government schools that focus on coding/ computational skills/ STEM/ life skills/ gender.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Program Implementation and Quality
  • Operational oversight of the district
  • Ensure operational plans are in place to achieve high quality delivery against program objectives, quality standards and targets.
  • lead the planning and review meetings for your district
  • Support the Regional Coordinator to regularly review processes and materials.
  • Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to impact of the program and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in program reviews and design
  • Lead the planning and execution of district level events such as hackathon, summer camp through the Facilitators

 2 . Working with partners  and government functionaries

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with delivery partners and the government functionaries
  • Ensure all partners receive the appropriate support and updates to implement the program effectively.
  • Ensure additional support needs of the partners are identified, assessed and any reasonable adjustments are made to the Partner’s journey.
  • Support the development and implementation of innovative Partner engagement and retention processes.
  • Support with the donor visits to the district
  • Facilitate visits of donors volunteers and government agencies with support from implementing partners.

3. People and Performance Management

  • Provide leadership and high quality performance management to a team of Facilitators, empowering them to deliver to a high standard.
  • Build the capacity to excel in their roles, supporting their professional development. Support, mentor and coach the facilitators as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work.
  • Recruit and induct new staff.
  • Implement all relevant People policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all employees managed have updated C.Vs, professional goals and they receive periodic feedback on their performance.

4. Financial Management :

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

5. Data Management, Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Ensure all the relevant data for your district is available on time
  • Ensure the monitoring tools are understood by the partners and team and is used for reporting
  • Support the M&E focal point with baseline, end line and other relevant assessments
  • submit all the relevant monitoring reports on time
  • ensure the program process is documented and enough case studies are in place to show the impact or progress of the program.

6. Other (5%)

  • Other duties as required.
  • You may be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted

Required skills and experience:

  • A Graduate/Postgraduate degree in any discipline (preferably social work, development, education, gender studies, rural development)
  • 3-4 years of work experience preferably in the Education sector
  • Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of actors, including Education department
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Quest Alliance

Prefered skills and Experience:

  • Loves technology, any sort of direct work on ed tech projects
  • have previous experience of working on tech related work

Location: Jaipur and Ahmedabad 

No.of positions: 2

Reporting to: Sr. Program Manager

We are looking for people who:

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

Skill Sets:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and vernacular of the state
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions
  • Strong team player able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to network and build relationship with the Government and Non government organisations
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

 

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by September 20th ,2019. No C.Vs will be entertained.

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

We look forward to your application.

Facilitator – MyQuest

Published 2019-07-29

You will part of a team working with the Industrial Training Institute and yourself managing 3-4 ITIs. It is an exciting role for a person who will get the opportunity to coach and mentor the trainers in ITIs to help young people get access to Career Development Courses.

As a MyQuest Facilitator at Quest Alliance, you will work as part of a program that aims to work with a million young people over the next 5 years, helping them build knowledge, skills and attitude to succeed in work and beyond.

Role Description:

Facilitation in ITIs – 60%

  • Building relationships with the ITIS and maintaining relationships with the principals through formal communication and reporting.
  • Facilitating sessions in ITIS
  • Planning time table, as per schedule given by the institute
  • Making sure requisite material is available in your class
  • Taking sessions and complete coursework as planned
  • Being updated with your skills
  • Conducting parents engagement activities
  • Ensuring you stay connected with students to help them with job openings and career support after they graduate

Organising Career connect activities – 20%

  • Implementing all relevant career connect activities
  • Building an employer database of at least 5 employers per trade for each of the Institute
  • Connecting students to internship/ apprenticeship/ employment opportunities
  • Developing network of employers who can offer exposure, internships, apprenticeships, jobs;
  • Organising placement events and ensuring healthy training to work transition, with support from other team members
  • Conducting market scan activities
  • Being aware of your students and have a through understanding on who wants to work, who wants to study further and who’s confused about post training decision

Monitoring and reporting – 10%

  • Providing regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
  • Using the appropriate M&E tools for reporting
  • Ensuring all the program report including case studies, photographs reaches the M&E focal point at the stipulated time
  • Ensuring students data is updated in the database
  • Making sure trainers and principal at the institute know about our work through simple monthly reports

 

Others – 10%

  • Participating in team meetings and reviews, staff engagement activities
  • Seeking regular capacity building support from team
  • Adhering to all the finance and HR policies of the organisation
  • Upholding the values of Quest Alliance
  • Organising donor visits
  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for which time compensatory leave can be taken.

Skill Required: 

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline
  • Enthusiasm to take up challenges and lead from the front. Some exposure or work experience, preferably in the Education / youth development is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work with young people and help them make meaning of their lives.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English as well as vernacular language
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to train youth and youth facilitators
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Location: Mumbai and Jaipur

No.of. positions: 1 position for each of the locations

Contact

The last date to apply is 12th August 2019.​ We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

Senior Program Officer – Secondary School Program

Published 2019-05-21

As Senior Program Officer you will support in capacity building and ensure it is delivered with the highest quality by ensuring there are systems and processes in place, and relationships are built at the district and state level with government, NGOs etc.

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary school for past few years. Last year we rolled out a program to build life skills and career skills using scratch as a medium among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in urban areas of Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi and reached out to 5500 girls.  The program is being implemented through two models, directly by Quest Employees and through implementation partners. Now we are going to scale up the intervention to few more states and aim to reach 200,000 adolescent girls by end of three years. We are looking for people who have experience in working with adolescents from government schools that focus on coding/ computational skills/ STEM/ lifeskills/ gender. 

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

We currently have openings in Jaipur, Guwahati, Patna and Vijayawada for this role.

Quest Alliance is looking for Senior Program Officers to support our work in Rajasthan, Assam, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh with the Government secondary schools on STEM.

Responsibilities

 

  1. Programme Implementation and quality
  2. Working with partners
  3. People and performance management
  4. Financial management
  5. Monitoring, and Reporting.

 

  1. Program Implementation and Quality
  • Operational oversight of the district
  • Ensure operational plans are in place to achieve high quality delivery against program objectives, quality standards and targets.
  • lead the planning and review meetings for your district
  • Support the Regional Coordinator to regularly review processes and materials.
  • Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to impact of the program and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in program reviews and design
  • lead the planning and execution of district level events such as hackathon, summer camp through the Facilitators

 2 . Working with partners  and government functionaries

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with delivery partners and the government functionaries
  • Ensure all partners receive the appropriate support and updates to implement the program effectively.
  • Ensure additional support needs of the partners are identified, assessed and any reasonable adjustments are made to the Partner’s journey.
  • Support the development and implementation of innovative Partner engagement and retention processes.
  • Support with the donor visits to the district
  • Facilitate visits of donors volunteers and government agencies with support from implementing partners
  1. People and Performance Management
  • Provide leadership and high quality performance management to a team of Facilitators, empowering them to deliver to a high standard.
  • Build the capacity to excel in their roles, supporting their professional development. Support, mentor and coach the facilitators as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work.
  • Recruit and induct new staff.
  • Implement all relevant People policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all employees managed have updated C.Vs, professional goals and they receive periodic feedback on their performance.
  1. Financial Management :
  • Ensure that financial procedures, practices and values are adhered to across the team.
  • Be part of the planning process for the team to ensure effective budget is in place and it is adhered to

 

  1. Data Management, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Ensure all the relevant data for your district is available on time
  • Ensure the monitoring tools are understood by the partners and team and is used for reporting
  • Support the M&E focal point with baseline, end line and other relevant assessments
  • submit all the relevant monitoring reports on time
  • ensure the program process is documented and enough case studies are in place to show the impact or progress of the program.

 

 

 

  1. Other (5%)
  • Other duties as required.
  • You may be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted

 

Required skills and experience

  • A Graduate/Postgraduate degree in any discipline (preferably social work, development, education, gender studies, rural development)
  • 3-4 years of work experience preferably in the Education sector
  • Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of actors, including Education department
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Quest Alliance

Prefered skills and Experience:

 

  • Loves technology, any sort of direct work on ed tech projects
  • have previous experience of working on tech related work

Location: Jaipur, Guwahati, Patna and Vijayawada

No.of positions: 4

Reporting to: Project Coordinator (North, East and Telangana + AP respectively)

We are looking for people who:

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skill Sets:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and vernacular of the state
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions
  • Strong team player able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to network and build relationship with the Government and Non government organisations
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by June 5th,2019. No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Since we are planning to close this position as early as possible, we will start shortlisting candidates as soon we receive the applications. Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We look forward to your application.

Tamil Nadu

Program Associate [Contractual Apr 19 – Dec 19]

Published 2019-03-27

The Program Associate will be part of QUEST Alliance’s Youth Employability program -- MyQuest -- and will play a important role in achieving its goal by directly working Industrial Training Institutes in Tamil Nadu state to implement the program and its activities.

Responsibilities:

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

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

3. Coordinate & organise training of trainers for ITI Trainers & placement officers.

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

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

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

 We are looking for people who:

Are really passionate to work with young people to address the employability challenges faced. Are a  go getter and can work independently, with minimal supervision.

Skill Sets:

  • Strong communication skills in English and Tamil, both written and verbal.
  • Fluency in using MS suite .
  • 2 years of experience in training or in development sector is a plus.

Location: Madurai – 1 & Trichy – 1

No. of Positions: 2

Employment type: Fixed term Employment Contract

Salary & Benefits:

  • Remuneration : INR 25,000 – 30,000 per month

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by April 15th, 2019. 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.

Vijayawada

Senior Program Officer – Secondary School Program

Published 2019-05-21

As Senior Program Officer you will support in capacity building and ensure it is delivered with the highest quality by ensuring there are systems and processes in place, and relationships are built at the district and state level with government, NGOs etc.

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary school for past few years. Last year we rolled out a program to build life skills and career skills using scratch as a medium among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in urban areas of Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi and reached out to 5500 girls.  The program is being implemented through two models, directly by Quest Employees and through implementation partners. Now we are going to scale up the intervention to few more states and aim to reach 200,000 adolescent girls by end of three years. We are looking for people who have experience in working with adolescents from government schools that focus on coding/ computational skills/ STEM/ lifeskills/ gender. 

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

We currently have openings in Jaipur, Guwahati, Patna and Vijayawada for this role.

Quest Alliance is looking for Senior Program Officers to support our work in Rajasthan, Assam, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh with the Government secondary schools on STEM.

Responsibilities

 

  1. Programme Implementation and quality
  2. Working with partners
  3. People and performance management
  4. Financial management
  5. Monitoring, and Reporting.

 

  1. Program Implementation and Quality
  • Operational oversight of the district
  • Ensure operational plans are in place to achieve high quality delivery against program objectives, quality standards and targets.
  • lead the planning and review meetings for your district
  • Support the Regional Coordinator to regularly review processes and materials.
  • Lead on identifying and evaluate potential risks related to impact of the program and take necessary steps to include risk mitigation in program reviews and design
  • lead the planning and execution of district level events such as hackathon, summer camp through the Facilitators

 2 . Working with partners  and government functionaries

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with delivery partners and the government functionaries
  • Ensure all partners receive the appropriate support and updates to implement the program effectively.
  • Ensure additional support needs of the partners are identified, assessed and any reasonable adjustments are made to the Partner’s journey.
  • Support the development and implementation of innovative Partner engagement and retention processes.
  • Support with the donor visits to the district
  • Facilitate visits of donors volunteers and government agencies with support from implementing partners
  1. People and Performance Management
  • Provide leadership and high quality performance management to a team of Facilitators, empowering them to deliver to a high standard.
  • Build the capacity to excel in their roles, supporting their professional development. Support, mentor and coach the facilitators as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work.
  • Recruit and induct new staff.
  • Implement all relevant People policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all employees managed have updated C.Vs, professional goals and they receive periodic feedback on their performance.
  1. Financial Management :
  • Ensure that financial procedures, practices and values are adhered to across the team.
  • Be part of the planning process for the team to ensure effective budget is in place and it is adhered to

 

  1. Data Management, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Ensure all the relevant data for your district is available on time
  • Ensure the monitoring tools are understood by the partners and team and is used for reporting
  • Support the M&E focal point with baseline, end line and other relevant assessments
  • submit all the relevant monitoring reports on time
  • ensure the program process is documented and enough case studies are in place to show the impact or progress of the program.

 

 

 

  1. Other (5%)
  • Other duties as required.
  • You may be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted

 

Required skills and experience

  • A Graduate/Postgraduate degree in any discipline (preferably social work, development, education, gender studies, rural development)
  • 3-4 years of work experience preferably in the Education sector
  • Proven ability to network and establish collaborative relationships with a variety of actors, including Education department
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Quest Alliance

Prefered skills and Experience:

 

  • Loves technology, any sort of direct work on ed tech projects
  • have previous experience of working on tech related work

Location: Jaipur, Guwahati, Patna and Vijayawada

No.of positions: 4

Reporting to: Project Coordinator (North, East and Telangana + AP respectively)

We are looking for people who:

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skill Sets:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and vernacular of the state
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound operational decisions
  • Strong team player able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to network and build relationship with the Government and Non government organisations
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet

Contact

The interested candidates are requested to fill Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here by June 5th,2019. No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Since we are planning to close this position as early as possible, we will start shortlisting candidates as soon we receive the applications. Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We look forward to your application.