Programme - Project Manager

Programme - Project Manager

Deadline: 2017-12-14 Apply Now: Click Here Posted On: 2017-11-16 07:38:01 , By Mr Osama Manzar

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Position: Programme / Project Managers

Level: Mid and senior level

Location: Delhi and other State locations

Organisation: Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
About DEF: Set up in 2002, the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) is a development not-for-profit entity with focus on Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) for development and good governance. It works in key areas of – Skill development & capacity building, social entrepreneurship, ICT services delivery, Information for empowerment & development, Local Governance, Public Services Delivery & citizen entitlements, digital content & solutions for rural empowerment, youth and women empowerment, ICT for Panchayat and Local self-governance, ICTs for Civil Society Organisations, ICT solutions for MSMEs, Public Library, Wireless solutions for communities (W4C), ICT for cluster development, ICTs for environment & natural resource management, Internet rights, Knowledge products and services (Research & case study products), Award and Knowledge networks, Mobiles for Social & Behavioural Changes, Social Media for Development & Change, ICTs for regional development (North East India), Community Radio & Broadcasting solutions, ICT Academy for youth & institutional empowerment. DEF has presence in 22 States in India. Details at 

Main purpose of job: The Programme / Project Managers position will be responsible for the project ideation, visioning, planning, development project frameworks, coordination and execution of programme activities at Digital Empowerment Foundation. This includes undertaking - programme ideation, implementation, independent handling of programme-project, coordination, correspondence and communication with partners and stakeholders, documentation of programme-project activities, developing project proposals, bringing out programme – project reports and such other activities necessary to handle programme-project. 

Domain Areas
Applications invited from probable candidates having experience, expertise in:

  • School Education Program

  • Public Library development

  • Local Governance & Panchayat Raj Development

  • Citizen Services Delivery & Entitlements

  • Cluster Development of weavers, farmers 

Roles & Responsibilities :

  • Undertake project ideation, visioning, planning and developing project frameworks

  • Undertake responsibility for programmes-projects including independent handling of projects 

  • Undertake project implementation, independent handling of works in areas of education, health, gender, governance, livelihood, environment and others related to ICT for Development

  • Undertake coordination, correspondence responsibility on above areas

  • Coordinate for projects and events like workshops, seminars, conference, training programmes

  • Undertake responsibility in preparing Project proposals independently 

  • Responsibility in documentation, publication works pertaining to ICT for Development in above areas

  • Carry out any such project related research and documentation work as and when required

  • Programme sustainability towards Social Enterprise. 

Educational Qualification:

  • Must be at least a post graduate Rural Development or Social Sciences (with practical knowledge of ICT for Development) 

  • Additional and relevant professional qualification is a value addition. 

Professional Experience:

  • Must at least have 5 years of pure programme-project handling experience in development / social sector; experience in ICT for development areas will be a value addition 

  • Must have adequate project management skills including project ideation, visioning, planning and developing implementation frameworks

  • Must have undertaken independent management and handling of works preferably in ICT for Development extensively

  • Understands the ICT for Development domain adequately 

  • Must have proven documentation and report making experience

  • Must have experience in supporting publication of project reports

  • Must have adequate communication and correspondence skills 

  • Must be having capacity to work under pressure and handle professional pressures

  • Must have led programmes, projects independently

  • Experience in managing a social venture or a social enterprise will be preferred. 

This is a full time engagement. Remuneration shall not be a constraint for right and deserving candidates. Short-listed candidates will receive specific information on the salary range on request.

Age limit: Candidates should be preferably in the age bracket 30 – 45 years

How to apply: 
Please send a CV and a covering letter in English that illustrates your interest in the position. You should include the following information:

  • Your experience with programme-project management and handling including any ICT for development projects, if any

  • Your ICT experience & knowledge 

  • Your experience in coordination and correspondence in project works and programmes 

  • Your background in social sector / development sector context preferably in ICT for development 

  • Your computer skills

  • Other information you think might be of importance to our assessment of your application

  • Two references: names, relationship, contact details.

Please send this information via email with ‘DEF: Application for Programme-Project Manager’ in the subject line to: Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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